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Sports History Chronicle World Sportswoman of the Year 2015: Gwen Jorgensen

To be considered for this award a sportswoman will have had an exceptional year. They will usually have to be the world number one or world champion and have set some kind of record. Some of the names I considered … Continue reading

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Tips for the Wimbledon women’s singles: Petra Kvitova, Venus Williams, Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova, Ana Konjuh

The extra week between the French Open and Wimbledon this year has given a few more opportunities to evaluate the form of the main contenders for the women at Wimbledon. Unfortunately as some of the main players haven’t played any … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle World Sportswoman of 2013 – Kaori Icho

These are some of the leading contenders in my consideration for the best sportswoman in the world in 2013: Jessica Fox won four out of five world cup races in C1 slalom canoe. She also won gold at the world … Continue reading

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Tennis:Olympic Records

Tennis was first included in the Olympics in 1900 but after 1924 didn’t reappear until 1988. Most Gold Medals 4 Venus Williams (US) – 1 women’s singles (2000) and 3 women’s doubles (2000,2008 and 2012) and Serena Williams (US) – 1 … Continue reading

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Wimbledon 2012

The Championships took place in changeable weather typical of the British summer in 2012. Fortunately the weather in the first week was generally good enough to get through the bulk of the matches on time and thanks to the roof … Continue reading

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