Le John Woodbridge Post

Tiger vs. Wild Bull, Dempsey-Firpo Battle of 1923

The fight for the world heavyweight title Jack Dempsey against Luis Firpo of 1923 is one of the most famous of the twentieth century. That...
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Hang up and unhook the gloves

"Hanging up gloves" and "unhooking gloves" are two common expressions of the boxing language. Two expressions that end up in the spirit of...
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France-Wales 1928, the day Les Bleus beat the 4 British nations

On April 9, 1928 in the last match of the 5 Nations Tournament, the XV of France beat Wales for the first time and made the old and famous...
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The 49 rounds of Joe Jeannette and Sam McVea

Two hours and three quarters for a technical KO that ends 49 rounds, the fight between Joe Jeannette and Sam McVey in Paris in 1909 is the...
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Sports in John Woodbridge's time: the Durand Cup

One of the oldest football tournaments in the world is played in India. Emanation of the British colonial Empire, the Durand Cup dates from...
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Timeless: the messenger bag

Used for centuries, the messenger bag or messenger bag became in the twentieth century a fashion accessory that is now part of the John...
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