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The Sports Archives – Fighters Who Have Retired As Undefeated Boxing Champions!

When you look at the list of some of the most famous fighters in history, they all have a mark or two in the loss column throughout their career. There are not many who have retired as undefeated champions, but … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Breaking Down Barriers – Arab Women in Sport!

In the western world women don’t think twice about taking up sport and aiming to compete at the highest level. Indeed their exploits are celebrated and many female sports stars become icons and national heroines. In a world where obesity … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The People’s Champion – The Story of Jimmy White!

James Warren White was born in Tooting, South London in 1962. Just 22 years later he was already one of the most popular snooker players in the world and had reached the final of the World Championships. Jimmy “Whirlwind” White … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives History Lesson – The Business of Sport – Fred Perry

It is strange to look back at the life of a tennis legend and consider that his greatest achievement may actually have come in the business arena not on the Tennis Court. Fred Perry won an incredible 10 tennis grand … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Did Lance Armstrong Deserve to be Stripped of his Titles?

Lance Armstrong won the Tour De France, one of the toughest endurance events in any sport in the world, an amazing seven consecutive times. Even more impressively, all of those wins came after he had been diagnosed with, and defeated, … Continue reading

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