Category: Volume 2 Issue 2.4 – Sport and Leisure

Sports that Never (Quite) Made It

Article by Alex Martin. Edited by Hannah Lyons. Additional Research by Jon Park. The history of sport is quite fascinating; watching some kind of physical or strategic competition is something that all cultures engage in. Many modern day sports are…

Cockfighting in Louisiana

Article by Ralph Dempsey. Edited by Ellie Veryard. Additional Research by Emily Spencer. On Friday 15th August 2008 Louisiana finally passed two amendments banning cockfighting. Cockfighting had long appeared an uncomfortable archaism; to most people inside and outside Louisiana it…

Not Out? Cricket in America

Article by Charlie Thompson. Edited by Amy Calladine. Additional Research by Ellie Veryard. When The Sporting Times printed an ‘affectionate remembrance of English cricket’, the international first-class game was already quite old. The first international cricket match took place not…