History of sports

  • Jack Johnson vs James Jeffries,

    Racial outrage at this perceived injustice prompted a widespread call for a "Great White Hope" to take the title back for the white race. the match billed as "The Fight of the Century" took place in front of 20,000 people in Reno, Nevada. Johnson faught Jeffries for 15 rounds before Jeffries' handlers called the fight, hoping to avoid the impending knockout that would further humiliate the supposed "Great White Hope." The outcome sparked riots across the country.
  • Jesse Owens

    Adolf Hitler was using the games to show the world a resurgent Nazi Germany. He and other government officials had high hopes German athletes would dominate the games with victories. Meanwhile, Nazi propaganda promoted concepts of “Aryan racial superiority” and depicted ethnic Africans as inferior. Owens surprised many by winning four gold medals.
  • Bannister Breaks Four Minute Mile

    British medical student becomes the first man to achieve the crazy run a mile in less than four minutes.he changed the game and Set numbers to be toght to be broken
  • Wilt Chamberlain

    Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game, named by the National Basketball Association as one of its greatest games, took place between the Philadelphia Warriors and the New York Knicks on March 2, 1962. he changed basketball and how it was seen.
  • Bob beamon

    On October 18, 1968 at Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Beamon set a World record for the Long jump with a jump of 8.90 m Destroying the last record by about 2 ft. and setting the nuber hgh.
  • Billie Jean King Wins The Battle Of The Sexes

    Sept. 20, 1973, women’s tennis star Billie Jean King faced off against Bobby Riggs in a match dubbed the “Battle of the Sexes.”Billie won and changed sports for women all over.
  • The catch

    American football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the San Francisco 49ers. The Catch is widely regarded as one of the most memorable events in NFL history. Montana threw a high pass to the back of the end zone. 49ers receiver Dwight Clark made a leaping grab with his fingertips from the back of the end zone for the winning touchdown with 51 seconds left in the game.
  • Diego Maradona

    The Hand of God and the Goal of the Century. The Hand of God, one of the most controversial goals, was scored as the result of an illegal andball by Diego Maradona in the quarter-final match of the 1986 FIFA World Cup between England and Argentina. Five minutes later, Maradona scored another goal, the Goal of the Century, also known as “Greatest Goal in FIFA World Cup History”,
  • Monica Seles Gets Stabbed On The Court

    Monica Seles was playing Magdalena Maleeva in the Citizen Cup. Gunter Parche, an unemployed 38-year-old, leaned over and stabbed Seles with a blade.Parche's motive was to end the rivalry between Seles and Steffi Graf. This was the frst time a fan got out of hand.
  • Tyson and Holyfield

    most controversial event in modern sports, the fight was stopped at the end of the third round, with Tyson disqualified for biting Holyfield on both ears. One bite was severe enough to remove a piece of Holyfield’s right ear, which was found on the ring floor after the fight.