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The History of Sport – 1904 (The St.Louis Olympics, Alf Shrubb’s remarkable year, the foundation of FIFA)

The main events in sport in 1904: World governing body FIFA is founded. The football associations of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland do not join at this time. NL champion New York Giants refuses to participate in the 1904 World … Continue reading

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World Hall of Fame 1906

Blanche Bingley (later Hillyard) (Great Britain – Tennis): Played 27 times at Wimbledon and won the singles six times between 1886 and 1900. Also won three doubles titles. Myer Prinstein (USA- Athletics): won gold medals at the Olympics in 1900 and … Continue reading

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