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The History of Sport 1920: 29 Nations Attend The Antwerp Olympics, Paul Radmilovic’s fourth gold as Britain win a hat-trick of water polo titles, Oscar Swahn takes gold at 72, Nedo Nadi wins five fencing golds. In American Football the NFL is Founded

Some of the notable events in sport in 1920: The National Football League (NFL) is founded as the American Professional Football Association in Canton, Ohio.  The first NFL championship is won by the Akron Pros. In baseball the Negro National … Continue reading

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Horse Racing:Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Records

The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is arguably Europe’s most prestigious flat race. It was first held in 1920 and is run over 2400 metres at Longchamp. Records for the race. Most successful horse (2 wins): Ksar – 1921, 1922 … Continue reading

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