Sport Category

22/11/2018

Wimbledon

The Wimbledon tennis championships take place in the first two weeks of July every year. They began…

21/11/2018

Formula One motor racing

After World War 2, there were numerous disused airfields and they were ideal for testing racing cars.…

12/11/2018

Daley Thompson

Daley Thompson, CBE, was a record-breaking decathlete in the 1980s. He was born in London in 1958…

11/11/2018

Snooker

The game of snooker was devised by a Colonel in the British Army whilst based in India…

05/11/2018

Graham & Damon Hill, F1 champions

Graham Hill, OBE (1929-1975) became Formula 1 racing car champion in 1962 and 1968. His son, Damon…

24/10/2018

Sir Alastair Cook

Sir Alastair Cook, CBE, retired from Test cricket with England in 2018, with a brilliant¬† record behind…

21/10/2018

Rugby

The sport of rugby began at Rugby School in Warwickshire in the 18th century. There was no…

17/10/2018

“It’s just not cricket”

It is known that the game of cricket was played in England as far back as the…