Le John Woodbridge Post

From Antiquity to Hooverball, the origins of medicine ball

Probably invented in ancient Greece and Rome, the medicine ball was later updated by physician Joseph Thompson Boone who created the...
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When basketball arrives in Europe with the Sammies in 1917

1917. When the US Army arrives in France following the United States' commitment in the First World War, American soldiers bring with them a...
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1930 World Cup : one final, two footballs

The final of the 1930 World Cup was played with two balls by decision of Belgian referee John Langenus, that of Argentine in the first half...
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1927, when France beat England for the first time in the Tournoi

The XV of France won his first victory against England on April 2, 1927 in the Tournoi of 5 nations on the score of 3 to 0.
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Alcides Ghiggia, the player who silenced Maracanã

Future striker star of AS Roma in the 1950s, the Uruguayan Alcides Ghiggia is the decisive scorer of the World Cup 1950. The one that breaks...
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The origins of the Super Bowl

In 1933, the Chicago Bears won the first grand final in the history of American football against the New York Giants. This match will lay the...
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