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Learning disability, sport and legacy.
(De Montfort University, 2011-06)
This report examines the holding of the Special Olympics Great Britain (SOGB) National Summer Games – for people with learning disabilities – in Leicester in July 2009. For the first time, the views of the organisers, the ...
‘A Noble Game Became Degraded”: The rise and fall of professional football in Middlesbrough, 1889-1894
(North East History Journal, 2014)
This article examines the brief life of Middlesbrough Ironopolis Football Company Limited between its formation in 1889 and its subsequent liquidation in 1894. It was in 1889 that the membership of Middlesbrough Football ...
Marguerite Wilson and other ‘hard-riding … feminine space eaters’: cycling and modern femininity in interwar Britain
(Taylor and Francis, 2020-09-27)
This article charts the growth of the sport of women’s cycling in Britain during the inter-war years. It does so with reference to contemporary media sources and specifically the popular periodical Cycling. It examines ...