Sporting London

    Sporting London

    A Race through Time

    Richard Tames

    Historical 2005

    Hardback 192pp Illustrated

    9781905286065   Product Code: 63254

    London has made a remarkable contribution to modern sports. It was in the capital that the rules for archery and weight-lifting were defined, together with those for lawn tennis, cricket, rugby, croquet, football and billiards. Home to the world's oldest cycling club and rowing race, London was the first city to stage water polo, table tennis and claypigeon shooting championships. Illustrated throughout and rich in detail and anecdotes, Sporting London is an entertaining tribute to a colourful sporting heritage.

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