Sport

Our SPORTS ‘heroes’ have not only been the fastest, the strongest and most powerful. They’ve often been the bravest too.

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Ayrton Senna, History Heroes: SPORTS HEROES

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Ayrton Senna – A Formula One Hero

Ayrton Senna, 1 of History Heroes: SPORTS HEROES & 1 of the greatest Formula One Drivers, would be 56 today.

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Celebrating Welsh History Heroes on St David's Day

Category: Explorers, Sport, World War One,

Welsh History Heroes

We’re celebrating some of our Welsh History Heroes on St David’s Day: See who’s there!

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Pierre de Coubertin's card from History Heroes: SPORTS HEROES

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Sports Heroes: Pierre de Coubertin

Pierre de Coubertin is a great inspiration for the New Year: Born on the 1st January, he also founded the Modern Olympics!

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History Heroes: Sports Heroes, Jesse Owens

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Jesse Owens, one of History Heroes’ Sports Heroes, was born today

Jesse Owens, one of History Heroes’ Sports Heroes, was born today: a hero for his talent, determination and dignity throughout his life

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Category: Scientists, Sport,

Two History Heroes’ Birthday today

Two History Heroes’ birthday today, 6th September. One was born in 1766, the other in 1892. Got them yet? No? …

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Category: Sport,

Babe Didrickson Zaharias: a History Heroes Sports Hero

One of our Sports Heroes, Babe Didrickson Zaharias, was born today: 26th June 1911 in Texas, USA

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Category: Sport,

Uruguay v England at the World Cup

Uruguay has the smallest population of any nation at the 2014 World Cup: just under 3.4 million – they certainly punch way above their footballing weight.

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The first football World Cup was held in Uruguay in 1930…

The first football World Cup was held in Uruguay in 1930…

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