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Yolande Pompey Light Heavyweight Boxer From Trinidad And Tobago
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Yolande Pompey, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, was ranked as high as 3rd by Ring Magazine and the World Boxing Association. He was the product of Belmont Orphanage in Princes Town. Pompey came to prominence after he defeated Gentle Daniel, the boxing champion of Trinidad. Yolande faced Archie Moore in the most important fight of his career, in London, on June 5, 1956. Pompey boxed from 1949-'61.
London Olympics - A Manifesto for UK Sport
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology
A Manifesto for UK sport during the London Olympic year. In this report, Dan Travis looks at why the state of sporting competition in the UK is not as strong as it could be, what's to blame and what we can do about it. Holding onto the competitive ethic is not only possible but desirable. Dan Travis is a tennis coach, speaker and writer on sport and sporting competition.