History of Sports
Munster County Rugby Club, January 18th, 2003: 'The Miracle Match'
In 2003, Munster County crafted one of the greatest stories ever told on the paddock. One game to make the knockout stage - an impossible mountain to climb.
Honduras & El Salvador: "The Soccer War"
In 1969, Honduras and El Salvador went to war over simmering social and economic tensions that were building up for years. However, it was a series of soccer games between the two countries that finally triggered the conflict.
The Bulgarian Method: A Weightlifting Revolution
Ivan Abadjiev, a Bulgarian weightlifting coach, single-handedly changed the coventional thinking of competitive weightlifting during the 1960s and onwards. His proteges went on to win championships at all levels of international tournaments.
Greatest Basketball Games: Game 6 of the 1997 Nba Western Conference Finals
Game 6 of the 1997 NBA Western Conference Finals is one of the greatest basketball games of all time in the history of the league. Read on to find out why.
The Evolution of NASCAR Marketing
From its humble beginnings in the woods of the Old South to the high bank ovals and road courses of the present day, one thing seems to remain constant in NASCAR—its funding source. Enjoy this brief history of NASCAR's marketing over the years.
The Mysterious Life of Johann "Rukeli" Trollmann: Boxer, Gypsy, Unsung Hero
The life and fights of Johann Rukeli Trollmann, a Sinti boxer who stood up in the face of an oppressive regime to fight for his people.
Widzew Lodz: The Story of One of the Best Polish Football Clubs
Widzew Lodz - the story of one of the best Polish football clubs, one of two which played in UEFA Chempions League.
The Significance of Latvia's Miracle at Istanbul
Latvia's football team achieved its most significant result in a playoff against Turkey that culminated with a berth at Euro 2004. Relive the road to the dramatic second leg in Turkey that spawned Latvia's golden generation.
From 16 to Deja Vu: The Men's Football Tournament at the 2008 Olympics
In 2008, Argentina successfully defended its Olympic title it won in Athens while 15 other nations participated in the month-long tournament. We look back at how each team did on that journey.
Notable Goal Scoring Goalkeepers over the Years
Nothing can be more special for a goalkeeper than scoring a goal in a match, especially when so much is as stake. We revisit notable goalkeepers whos scored the most pivotal goals - from club and country, regardless of gender.
Norway's Holy Venue: Lerkendal Stadion the European Ascent
In 2016, Lerkendal Stadion hosted the UEFA Super Cup, the first time a Norwegian stadium hosted a major club final. We look at previous events that unfolded here, primarily since 1985.
Who Is Responsible for the Liquid Traditions We See in Sports Victory Celebrations?
Liquid rituals have become an integral part of today's sports victory celebrations. Some fans applaud them. Some don't. Who is responsible for these milk-drinking and liquid shower traditions?
Girls in Little League: A History of the Fight to Play Baseball
There were very few opportunities for girls to play baseball until a 1974 court ruling ended Little League's ban.
South African Race-Culture & Sports: Dismantling of Culture, Arts, Sports & Cultural Transmission of Africans in Mzantsi
Dignified, Strong, Tall and Strong-looking African Man-Figure-Sculpture As an African people, all round the globe, for more than 2000 years, we have faced oppression, depression and repression, and these today have intensified immensely. So that,...