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2012 – The London Paralympics
2012 – The London Paralympics

29 August 2012 – London The London Paralympics went mainstream. At least in Britain. Continued enthusiasm following the successful Summer Olympics, combined with a concerted

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2002 – The Salt Lake City Winter Olympics
2002 – The Salt Lake City Winter Olympics

8 February 2002 – Salt Lake City My mother once told me of a place, With waterfalls an unicorns flying. Where there was no suffering,

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1992 – The Premier League
1992 – The Premier League

15 August 1992 – London, Ipswich, Liverpool, Southampton, Coventry, Leeds and Sheffield The sport of Association Football was invented in 1992 when the Premier League

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1985 – WrestleMania
1985 – WrestleMania

31 March 1985 – New York City This was the moment that the modern version of professional wrestling – cartoon characters, big venues, loud music,

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Sol Campbell, quotas and institutional isms

Sol Campbell recently claimed that he would have to move abroad to get a management position in football because of the inherent racism in the

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