Monthly Archives: September 2014

1847: Penicuik Loch

It has been decided: Scotland The Brave will remain part of the United Kingdom. And with all the talk of Caledonia these last few weeks, it was inevitable my attention would turn to a great Caledonian sporting invention – Curling. In its modern form teams of four (called rinks) slide 20 kilo-ish stones across 40 yards […]

1896: Arden Street

Since the Tiger Train crashed so spectacularly at the Adelaide Oval eight days ago, I’ve been preoccupied. WHICH BANDWAGON SHOULD I JUMP ON NOW? I’m torn between North Melbourne and Port. While I love the way Port Power (cliche alert) ‘go about their football’, I feel that any team that can dispense with the Axis […]

1954: Bern

On the 27th of September 1980 I began to hate the Richmond Football Club. Over the last 34 years my views have softened – there was a time in the mid ’90s when I quite liked the Tiges – but for the most part I have regarded them as a mildly annoying football team with a […]

The Sport History Project

meanderings through our sporting pasts


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Australian Football World

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Critical Heritage

the critical heritage group at University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Through the Green Fuse...

Explorations in one John Waddingham's family story

Timor Archives

Clearing House for Archival Records on Timor Inc. (CHART )

Jack Chadwick

illustration | cartoons | storyboards

101 London Museums

A celebration of London's diverse Museums