The English sportsman, Walter Clopton Wingfield published the Tennis or Lawn Tennis rule book called, Sphairistike, in 1873. Continue reading
The Automobile Club of France held a closed-circuit road race at Course de Perigueux in 1898. Continue reading
Richard I (8 September 1157 – 6 April 1199) was King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death. Continue reading
During the reign of King Richard I, the Lion-Heart, circa 1190, a racing purse of £40 was offered to English knights competing in a 3-mile (4.8-kilometre) race.
American physical education teachers at the Young Men’s Christian Association Centre in Manila introduced the sport of basketball to girls. Continue reading