Many aspects of a culture are expressed in its games and sports, from politics to religion, and many countries' games have their origins in historical events long ago. This book explores the games, sports and activities played in England.
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The Glory of Traditions
England at a Glance
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American baseball American football Armstrong Roberts ashes batsman boxing Bridge is falling Britain Broughton's called card game chase colonies Cricket Club cricket field cricket grounds cricket player Croquet Club culture Daley Thompson darts Derby Difputm divots dressage England to France English Channel Epsom Derby equestrian sport Evans Picture Library famous fielding team fight fighter foxhunt Gary Lineker gloves Glyn Kirk/Action goal goalkeeper golf grass hit the ball hopscotch horse race hunt huntmaster huntsman kick king Lawn bowling lhall Lineker Linford Christie London Bridge mallet Mary Evans Picture Matthew Webb miles national team Olympic gold Photri pitch played pluck polo prestigious pub game riders Roger Bannister Roman Rugby School rules scent scored Scotland scrum Seeond soccer soccer fans soccer game soccer match soccer player spectators steeplechase sticky wicket swim teammates Test Match Today Tony Stone Images tournament UPl/Bettmann W. G. Grace William Webb Ellis