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The Sports History Chronicle World Team of the Year 2019 are Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron. The Greatest Teams of the Decade

  The shortlist is: The USA women’s 4×100 m medley relay swimming team (Regan Smith, Lilly King, Kelsi Dahlia, Simone Manuel ) took over a second from the previous world record when winning the world championships. Olympique Lyonnais Women (France … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Team of the Year 2019: Liverpool Football Club, and The Greatest British Teams of the Decade

My choices came from these champion teams The England men’s fifty overs cricket team – won the World Cup for the first time World Tumbling Gymnastics teams – both men and women won world team titles Liverpool FC – winners … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle World Sports Team of the Year 2018: The Netherlands Women’s Hockey Team

The shortlist The Netherlands women’s hockey team – won the World Cup and the Champions Trophy, thrashing nearly all opponents and winning every match. They were only taken to penalties once and have now won 42 and drawn 1 match … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sports Team of the Year 2018: The Great Britain Women’s C1 canoe slalom team (Mallory Franklin, Kimberley Woods and Bethan Forrow)

The teams I considered were England men’s football team – reached the semi-final of the World Cup for the first time since 1990 England netball team – won the Commonwealth Games gold for the first time ever, defeating world champions … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle World Team of the Year 2017 is Zenit Kazan Volleyball Club

My shortlist for the World Team of the Year includes these notable performances. Rachel Homan skipped her Canadian team to victory in the world curling championships and became the first team to win the title without losing a match in … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Team of the Year 2017: GB men’s 4x100m relay athletics team (C.J.Ujah, Adam Gemili, Danny Talbot and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake)

  The choice of the best British team of the year was a little narrower than in most of the previous years.  Some of the usual suspects that have been successful for the last decade such as rowing and cycling … Continue reading

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The Sports History Chronicle World Sports Team of the Year 2016 – The USA Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Team

The shortlist of teams is a mixture of successful Olympians and outstanding clubs. As a reminder of my criteria I try to reward success in the calendar year 2016 but in some cases this may overlap with a season that … Continue reading

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