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26 July 1948 – The Olympics Return

On 26 July 1948, Olympic football kicked off in London, ending a 12-year hiatus imposed by the outbreak of World War II.The last Olympic games were held in Berlin in 1936, with Italy taking the gold medal in football. Tokyo was scheduled to host the 1940 games, with London following in 1944. But the eruption of World War II in 1939 forced the cancellation ...

26 July 1948 – The Olympics Return

On 26 July 1948, Olympic football kicked off in London, ending a 12-year hiatus imposed by the outbreak of World War II.The last Olympic games were held in Berlin in 1936, with Italy taking the gold medal in football. Tokyo was scheduled to host the 1940 games, with London following in 1944. But the eruption of World War II in 1939 forced the cancellation ...

25 July 1993 – Height Has Its Advantages

On 25 July 1993, Bolivia handed Brazil their first-ever World Cup qualification defeat, beating them 2-0 in La Paz.Bolivia had, to that point, only participated in two World Cups (1930 and 1950), while Brazil had already won three of them (1958, 1962, 1970). And the Brazilians had never lost a World Cup qualifier since FIFA instituted them for the 1934 ...

Sofia Starikov

Israeli Volleyball/Beach Volleyball playerFactfileName: Sofia StarikovNationality: IsraeliDate of Birth: 01 June 1994Place of Birth: not knownSport: Volleyball / Beach VoleyballHeight: 1m84cm (6'0)Club: Maccabi HaifaPosition: OppositePrimarily a Volleyball player but recently branching out into the Beach format of the game, Sofia is also a ...

23 July 2010 – “Allez Les Bleus” Indeed

On 23 July 2010, the French Football Federation suspended all 23 members of their World Cup squad at the request of new manager Laurent Blanc.The sanction was a result of a player revolt during the tournament. The French campaign already looked doomed after losing their first two matches to Uruguay and Mexico, but the situation grew worse when manager ...

CiCi Bellis

American teen Tennis playerFactfileName: CiCi BellisNationality: AmericanDate of Birth: 08 April 1999Place of Birth: San Franciso, California, USASport: TennisHeight: 1m70cm (5'6)Ranking: 40 (03/07/2017)American teen tennis player CiCi Bellis is a player fast rising up the standing, and is surely set for a career at the top. She has reached the third ...

Megan Grubb, 20 year old fitness model and singer songwriter

Megan Grubb, 20 year old fitness lover and singer songwriter, sharing all my loves and thoughts on everything in life!! Megan Grubb is a fitness model, personal trainer, musician and social media star from London, UK. She began posting pictures of her lifestyle on March 30th 2016, determined to share her passion for fitness with her friends and ...

22 July 1927 – A Capital Idea For A New Club

On 22 July 1927, Roma held their first meeting, consolidating three previously-established clubs from the Italian capital. They have since gone on to win a total of twelve domestic trophies.The new club was the idea of Italo Foschi, who wanted to create a strong club in Rome to challenge the powerful teams from Northern Italy. He approached the city's ...

21 July 1960 – Trevor Fords The North Sea

On 21 July 1960, striker Trevor Ford returned to Great Britain after serving a three-year ban related to an illegal payment scheme.A Welsh international considered by many to be one of the greatest forwards of his era, Ford once set a British transfer record for his position when Sunderland paid £30,000 to sign him from Aston Villa in 1950. He justified ...

20 July 2011 – There’s Something To Be Said For Consistency

On 20 July 2011, Paraguay advanced to the Copa América Final despite not winning any of their previous matches in the tournament. They didn't win the Final either, losing to Uruguay 3-0.Paraguay, who won the tournament in 1953 and 1979, opened their 2011 campaign by drawing 0-0 with Ecuador. They followed that with draws with Brazil (2-2) and Venezuela ...

19 July 2009 – We’re Not Saying Nepotism Had Anything To Do With It

On 19 July 2009, striker Mauricio Baldivieso became the youngest professional player in South American history, making his debut three days short of his thirteenth birthday.Born in Cochabamba, Bolivia on 22 July 1996, he joined the youth side of his hometown team, Club Aurora, in 2007. After Aurora won the Bolivian Clausura in 2008, the manager, Julio ...

Whitney Simmons Fitness Model

Whitney Simmons, who refers to herself as “Whit”, is easily one of the most relatable girls on YouTube. In her videos, she often takes you through her intense workouts, gives details on how to perform each exercise and the number of sets and reps to complete so that you can easily follow along with her! ...

18 July 2007 – San Jose Shakes Again

On 18 July 2007, MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced that the San Jose Earthquakes would be returning to the league after a two-year absence.The Earthquakes were one of the ten founding members of MLS, though they were initially known as the San Jose Clash. In 1999, they changed their name to the Earthquakes, taking it from the defunct NASL team. ...

Glodis Perla Viggosdottir

Icelandic Football/Soccer playerFactfileName: Glodis Perla ViggosdottirNationality:  IcelandDate of Birth: 27 June 1995Place of Birth: IcelandSport: FootballHeight: 1m72cm (5'8)Position : DefenceClub: Fc Rosengard22 year old Glodis is and Icelandic international footballer, who plays her club football in Sweden for FC Rosengard. Her career ...
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