Today In Sporting History

Posted: October 20, 2007 in Today in history

In 1899, at the 11th America’s cup, Team Columbia of US beats Team Shamrock of Ireland 3- 0  to win sailing most prestigious event.

In 1968,Mamo Wolde wins 16th Olympic marathon at a time of 2:20:26.4, The Mexico Games will be remembered for the expulsion of John Carlos and Tommie Smith who were expelled from the games after raising a one hand black salute.  Their gesture was meant to bring attention to the conditions of blacks in the United States. This act, was deemed to be against the ideals of the Olympic Games.
In 1988, Los Angelous is the 1st state to have both NBA & baseball champs as LA Dodgers beat Oakland A’s, 4 games to 1 in 85th World Series

In 1996, Golf most successful woman, Annika Sorenstam golf tips wins LPGA Samsung World Championship of Women’s Golf, Read all about her motivation and tactics

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