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Women’s Football During World War One
(Shire Publications Ltd, 2014-10-31)
Prior to the World War One, women’s football had a rocky existence. The earliest organised game seems to have taken place on 9 May 1881 when a team calling themselves England played a side named Scotland at Easter Road, ...
Irene Steer (1889–1977), swimmer, and Olympic title holder
(Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Oxford University Press http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/102443, 2014-10-01)
The Welsh champion Irene Steer (1889–1977), swimmer, was born at 290 Bute Street, St Mary, Cardiff, on 10 August 1889, the daughter of George Steer, master draper, and his wife, Annie Charlotte, née Lewis. On 15 July 1912 ...
The Women’s Olympics 1921-1934 and International Relations
(Academic Verlag, 2014-12-01)
The articles is an overview of the Women's Olympics Games 1921-1934 as a transnational movement advocating for increased opportunities for women generally.
The Road to Rio: The Cultural History and Globalisation of the World Cup 1930-2014
(The British Library London and the ICSHC, De Montfort University, Leicester, 2014-05-23)
Academic conference hosted by the British Library and the International Centre for Sport History and Culture De Montfort University 9.30-9.45: Introduction (Jean Williams and Jude England) 9.45-10.30: David Goldblatt ...
The Road to Rio Public Lecture Series
(National Football Museum in conjunction with the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, 2014-03-26)
http://www.dmu.ac.uk/about-dmu/events/events-calendar/2014/march/icshc-the-road-to-rio.aspx Approaching the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, the National Football Museum in Manchester and the International Centre for Sports ...
Women and Sport or Women’s Sport?
This is the introductory chapter to the book and sets out the terminology to be used such as women's sport, contemporary history and the changing etymology of the word sport.
Annie Coupe Speirs (1889–1926), swimmer, and Olympic title holder
(Oxford University Press, 2014-10-01)
Annie Coupe Speirs (1889–1926), swimmer, was borb at 120 Leta Street, Walton, Liverpool, on 14 July 1889, the fourth daughter in the family of at least five sons and four daughters of James Speirs, coppersmith, and his ...
Personal Museums': My World Cup Memories and Memeorabilia
(National Football Museum in conjunction with the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, 2014-06-18)
Jean Williams of the International Centre for Sports History and Culture De Montfort University and John O'Shea of the National Football Museum discussed the importance of the new work 'Personal Museums' with artists from ...