The Olympic Sport of Cricket

TavCricket, Fact, Olympics

Cricket was played as part of the 1900 Summer Olympics. Four teams entered the competition, Belgium, France, Great Britain and the Netherlands. However, Belgium and the Netherlands pulled out, leaving Great Britain to play France in a straight 2-day final. Neither team was nationally selected. The British side was a touring club, the Devon and Somerset and the French team ... Read More

Just imagine what he might have won?

TavFact, Olympics

Aladár Gerevich might have won more than his seven gold medals in six different Olympics! He was a fencer and he was an expert at the sabre. He won his first in the LA games of 1932 and his last in Rome (1960), we can only imagine what might have happened if the 1940 and 1944 Games of Tokyo and ... Read More