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A World Champion is born

On this day in 1969, former German Formula 1 racing legend Michael Schumacher was born. He was a seven-time Formula One World Champion and the only driver in Formula One history to finish in the top three in every race of … Continue reading

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Boxing Day

The origin of Boxing Day A ‘Christmas Box’ in Britain is a name for a Christmas present. Boxing Day was traditionally a day off for servants and the day when they received a ‘Christmas Box’ from the master. The servants would also go home on Boxing Day to … Continue reading

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Dodgeball

Tonight the 2 Academy Schools go head-to-head in a classic Dodgeball tournament- who will be victorious? Post your comments below.

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1000

Did you know that on this day in 1969, Association football player Pelé scored his 1,000th goal?

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1 round at a time

Muhammad Ali faces off against Jerry Quarry in Atlanta, Georgia for the first time after Ali’s three year hiatus from evading to be drafted in the Vietnam War. “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”

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The birth of a legend

On this day in 1940, Brazilian football legend Pele was born. Synopsis Born on October 23, 1940, in Três Corações, Brazil, soccer legend Pelé became a superstar with his performance in the 1958 World Cup. Pelé played professionally in Brazil … Continue reading

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Sprint sensation

On this day in 2009, Usain Bolt won his 200m race final.

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Lightening quick

On this day in 2008 at the Beijing Olympics, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt set a new 100 meters World Record running the distance in 9.69 seconds.

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Wimbledon Final

On this day in 2015, in the 129th Wimbledon Men’s Tennis Final, Novak Đoković beat Roger Federer (7-6 6-7 6-4 6-3).

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Wimbledon begins

On this day in 1877, the very first Wimbledon tennis championships began, however the tournament only included the men’s singles.

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