Tag Archives: Mo Farah

The Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2016: Adam Peaty

Looking at the list of previous winners of this award I realised that all four of them won golds at the Olympics in 2016. Safe to say that the latest winner will have won in Rio. My list for consideration … Continue reading

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What we learned from the Rio Olympic Games in Gymnastics, Hockey, Athletics, Football and Taekwondo

GYMNASTICS Simone Biles is the greatest female gymnast of the 21st century. Over the last three years Biles and her American teammates have swept all before them but only now has the wider world realised how brilliant she is. Having … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2015: Adam Peaty

British sportsmen who have achieved notable wins in 2015 included: Gary Anderson (Darts) – PDC world champion and Premier League winner. Gary Hunt (Diving) – world 27m high diving champion. James Guy (Swimming) – world champion at 200m freestyle Adam … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle Awards: British Sportsman of the Year 2013 – Mo Farah

My thoughts on the best British sportsmen of 2013. Leigh Halfpenny was runner-up to Andy Murray as BBC Sports Personality of the Year, probably with a lot of support from Welsh voters. He was the Player of the Tournament in … Continue reading

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Why Mo Farah Isn’t Britain’s Greatest Ever Athlete..Yet

Since Mo Farah’s outstanding performance in winning two gold medals at the 2013 world championships there has been much talk about whethet he is the greatest athlete in British history. As usual with this sort of thing people get carried … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle Awards – British Sportsman of 2012

My “long list” for Sportsman of the Year was a very long list this year. These are some of the most notable performances by British sportsmen in 2012 Olympic Gold medal winners • Anthony Joshua, boxing, super-heavyweight: Joshua clinches GB’s … Continue reading

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Olympics 2012:Athletics – Long Distance

So much has already been written about Mo Farah’s brilliant double success that I won’t spend long on it.  I certainly never thought I would see the day when a British athlete won an Olympic gold in one, let alone … Continue reading

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