Tag Archives: Walter Tewksbury

The History of Sport – 1900

From 1900 onwards my recap of the major sporting events of the year will also include my choice for the top sportsman, sportswoman and team of the year for Britain and for the world. I will give reasons for my … Continue reading

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World Hall of Fame 1907

Gentleman Jim Corbett (USA – Boxing) : World heavyweight boxing champion from 1892 – 1897. His innovations in technique are credited with taking the sport forward from the brawling style of fighting. Jaap Eden (Netherlands – Cycling/Speed Skating) – The only man … Continue reading

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