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Praise of authenticity, posthumous glory of Elsie Connor

Unearthed in the era of new technologies, this 1930s shot of Brodway singer and dancer Elsie Connor has become famous on the web, presenting...
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George Nepia, portrait of a Maori hero

At 19, he participated in the historic European tour of the Invincibles All Blacks where he became the first star in world rugby. Fullback...
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Boxing and cinema : The Set-Up (1949)

The Set-Up is a 1949 boxing film by Robert Wise starring Robert Ryan and Audrey Totter, a drama in which Bill "Stoker" Thompson, a boxer at...
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French origins of tennis

Derived from the Jeu de paume introduced in England by the Duke of Orléans during the Hundred Years' War, tennis born in England during the...
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The jumping rope, child's game and training

Like the medicine ball, the jump rope has been an accessory for maintaining physical fitness since the dawn of civilization. Commonly...
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From round to American football

From the match considered to be the very first in American football in 1869 between Rutgers and Princeton to modern times, the ball has...
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