While Prince William, and most of the media, followed the European cup, Kate Middleton went to the theatre instead. Sports are big news today, and almost every top athlete is a household name. Things weren’t always that way.
In June of 1812, a man from the county of Somerset came up with a challenge. He bet 500 guineaus that he could walk 1000 miles in as many hours. Continue reading “When the athlete was anonymous and there were no sports pages”