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England has often been at the forefront of creating and codifying games and sports. Cricket, football, rugby, darts, badminton, boxing, table tennis, squash and even baseball all have English roots.

Heroes and Highlights of Sports History in England

This film is an epic story, "conquering the tyranny of distance, and embarked upon with the daring and disregard for convention that marked Australia’s national character".

Letters to the Editor of The Times from Nigel à Brassard

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BBC Consultations and Interviews with Nigel à Brassard

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“a London club, consisting of men who had never been at the university, were recognised in England, and perhaps everywhere in the world, as the finest rowers who had up to that time been seen.”

Leander's Original Location at Lambeth

"Let other people play other things, the king of games is still the game of Kings" 

The King of Games, Polo or Real Tennis? 

Tim Koch completes his journey through history along the Doggett's course: The Boat Builders of Lambeth. 

Borne by Liquid History, Part II

To paraphrase Sir Winston Churchill:

'I might say with greater truth that the horses have lived with me, for they have seemed far more than mere representatives of horses in bronze.'

SPORTING ART

England has often been at the forefront of creating and codifying games and sports. Cricket, football, rugby, darts, badminton, boxing, table tennis, squash and even baseball all have English roots.

POLO SELLS
Luxury Brands & Polo, a match made in heaven

Most men did not start playing until their twenties, and there were few female players, but it quickly caught on among cavalry officers and was recognised as developing important qualities

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No Longer the Sport of Princes? 

Winston Churchill, known to be hugely keen on polo, was at one time a 3-goal player and, for much of his life, an absolute devotee of the sport, as Nigel à Brassard reports.

THE PM AND THE EMPEROR

England has often been at the forefront of creating and codifying games and sports. Cricket, football, rugby, darts, badminton, boxing, table tennis, squash and even baseball all have English roots.

STICKE TENNIS

England has often been at the forefront of creating and codifying games and sports. Cricket, football, rugby, darts, badminton, boxing, table tennis, squash and even baseball all have English roots.

England V Argentina 
A POLO HISTORY