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Pioneers Of Sport

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Extensively-researched biographical tributes to a selection of great pioneers of sport. The trbutes are: Major Francis Marindin - The Birth of the FA Cup; William Renshaw - The First Superstar of Tennis; Henry Taylor - A Superlative Olympic Swimmer; Charlie Mitchell - A Legendary Boxing Champion; Captain Martin Becher - A Grand National Horseracing Legend; John J Bentley - The Birth of League Football; William Donne - The All-Time Olympic Cricket Champions; Launceston Elliot - Britain’s First Olympic Champion; Frederick Humphreys - A Golden Tug-of-War Powerhouse.

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