On this day in 1995, Linford Christie ran a world record 200m indoor (20.25 sec) and European record 60m indoor (6.47 sec). He is the only British man to have won gold medals in the 100 metres at all four major competitions open to British athletes.
Tonight the 2 Academy Schools go head-to-head in a classic Dodgeball tournament- who will be victorious? Post your comments below.
Did you know that on this day in 1969, Association football player Pelé scored his 1,000th goal?
Here are a few events taking place this week @ Red Lane: Sports Days- due to the weather last week, Sports Day will now be on the following days (weather dependent)- Early Years- Tuesday 4th July Key Stage 2- Wednesday 5th July Key Stage 1- Thursday 6th July **Please note these are all weather … Read moreWeek 5 @ Red Lane
On this day in 2016, former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World Muhammad Ali passed away. Born Cassius Clay, Ali refused to enter the Vietnam War and was stripped of his existing titles, passport and boxing license. Renaming himself Muhammad Ali, he went on to win 56 fights, with 37 KO’s, 5 losses and … Read moreThe passing of a World Champion
On this day in 2008, 100m sprinter Usain Bolt broke the World 100m record, running the distance in a time of 9.72 seconds. He then broke his own World Record a year later, running in a time of 9.58 seconds, which still currently stands as the World Record in all competitions.
On this day in 1954, British runner Roger Bannister became the first person to run 1 mile in under 4 minutes, also known as the ‘4 minute mile’. His actual time was 3 minutes 59.4 seconds.
On this day, 25th February 1964, Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) TKOs Sonny Liston in 7 for his first world heavyweight championship title.
Tonight will see the Red Lane Team take on other schools in a Dodgeball Tournament- how well will they do? Good Luck Team!
Tonight the Red Lane Football Team are heading to Leverhulme Park to take part in a football tournament. How will they get on? Could someone write a short match report about the tournament? Post your comments below.