Browsing: Sport

Mickey Mantle’s illustrious baseball career began in the 1950s when he was a teenage phenomenon out of Commerce, Oklahoma, thrust into the limelight of joining…

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World Cup Willie, a roguish little lion with a Union Jack jersey, emerged as one of the leading personalities of the 1966 World Cup competition.…

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Young newcomer Evonne Goolagong was one month away from her 20th birthday when she scored straight-set victories over Billie Jean King in the semi-finals at…

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Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé was Brazil’s soccer superstar, and one of the greatest footballers ever. He was fantastic, fabulous and friendly – even…

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The exact beginnings of the Harlem Globetrotters are uncertain, although the team considers that their first-ever road game took place on 7 January 1927, in…

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Jackie Stewart – The Flying Scotsman – drove an Elf Tyrell In 1973 at Watkins Glen (which was Jackie’s 100th Grand Prix) Stewart’s teammate Francois…

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Fourteen-year-old Romanian gymnast, Nadia Comaneci, delighted crowds at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada. She won three gold medals, a silver and a bronze, scoring…

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Roller Derby was born in Chicago during the Depression but didn’t achieve national prominence until the advent of television in the late 1940s. In 1949,…

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