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    First Olympic Games
  First Olympic Games
According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC. They were dedicated to the Olympian gods and were staged on the ancient plains of Olympia. They continued for nearly 12 centuries, until Emperor Theodosius...
 
    History of Women in Sports Timeline
  History of Women in Sports Timeline
776 BC - The first Olympics are held in ancient Greece. Women are excluded, so they compete every four years in their own Games of Hera, to honor the Greek goddess who ruled over women and the earth. - "Bicycling has done more to emancipate woman tha...
 
    Siena's Palio Horse Race
  Siena's Palio Horse Race
The backbone of Il Palio are Siena's 17 contrade, which you can liken to city wards or administrative districts. These well-defined neighborhoods were designated in the Middle Ages, basically to aid the many military companies hired to defend Siena's...
 
    The Royal and Ancient Golf Club
  The Royal and Ancient Golf Club
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews is the governing authority for the rules of the game in more than 100 affiliated nations and is responsible for the Open Championship and key amateur and international events. The R&A is also dedicated t...
 
    The History of Everest
  The History of Everest
1841: Sir George Everest, Surveyor General of India from 1830 to 1843, records the location of Everest. K2, Krakauer, climbing, 8000 meter peaks, News, mountians, nepal, messner, gear, mountaineers, bonington, krakauer, hillary, expediton, shipton, h...
 
    National Baseball Hall of Fame
  National Baseball Hall of Fame
In 1845, the New York Knickerbockers became the first organized baseball club. Four years later, at a meeting held April 24, 1849, the club adopted an official uniform: blue woolen pantaloons, white flannel shirts and chip (straw) hats. Though the st...
 
    Coubertin, Father Modern Olympic Games
  Coubertin, Father Modern Olympic Games
Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin was a French educator and historian, and founder of the International Olympic Committee. He is considered the father of the modern Olympic Games. The ancient Olympic Games were held every four years in the Greek ci...
 
    Jaap Eden, Dutch Athlete
  Jaap Eden, Dutch Athlete
Jacobus Johannes "Jaap" Eden was a Dutch athlete. He is the only male athlete to have won world championships in both speed skating and cycling (women who have done so are Sheila Young and Christa Rothenburger)....
 
    The Wimbledon Championships
  The Wimbledon Championships
The Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon have developed from the garden party atmosphere of the first meeting in 1877, witnessed by a few hundred spectators, to a highly professional tournament attracting an attendance of over 500,000 people and...
 
    Jack Johnson, American Boxer
  Jack Johnson, American Boxer
John Arthur Johnson, better known as Jack Johnson and nicknamed the “Galveston Giant”, was an American boxer and arguably the best heavyweight of his generation. He was the first black Heavyweight Champion of the World (1908-1915), a feat which, for...
 
    Morihei Ueshiba, Founder of Aikido
  Morihei Ueshiba, Founder of Aikido
Morihei Ueshiba was a famous martial artist and founder of the Japanese martial art of aikido. He is often referred to as Kaiso, meaning "founder", or Osensei, "Great Teacher". Ueshiba is remembered by his pupils as a master of the martial arts, w...
 
    Duke Kahanamoku, Invented Surfing
  Duke Kahanamoku, Invented Surfing
Duke Kahanamoku, known as the "Big Kahuna," was an Olympic champion swimmer who is generally credited with having invented the modern sport of surfing. He was the first person to be inducted into both the Swimming Hall of Fame and the Surfing Hall of...
 
    United States Golf Association, USGA
  United States Golf Association, USGA
The United States Golf Association (USGA) has served as the national governing body of golf for the U.S., its territories and Mexico since its formation in 1894. It's a non-profit organization run by golfers f...
 
    George Herman Ruth, Jr. "Babe Ruth"
  George Herman Ruth, Jr. "Babe Ruth"
Babe Ruth was one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Many polls place him as the greatest baseball player in history. Ruth began his carrer as a Boston Red Sox pitcher. He compiled an 89-46 win-loss record, and set several World Series rec...
 
    IOC : The Modern Olympic Games
  IOC : The Modern Olympic Games
Greece was the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games. The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in 1896. The International Olympic Committee was founded on 23 June 1894 by the French educator Baron Pierre de Coubertin who was inspired to r...
 
 

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