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West African Games

The West African Games was an international multi-sport event between the nations of West Africa, which was held in Lagos, Nigeria in 1977. Opened on 27 August by Nigerias head of state, Olusegun Obasanjo, ten countries took part in the eight-day ...

110 metres hurdles

The 110 metres hurdles, or 110-metre hurdles, is a hurdling track and field event for men. It is included in the athletics programme at the Summer Olympic Games. The female counterpart is the 100 metres hurdles. As part of a racing event, ten hur ...

Mens 100 metres world record progression

The first record in the 100 metres for men was recognised by the International Amateur Athletics Federation, now known as the International Association of Athletics Federations, in 1912. As of 21 June 2011, the IAAF had ratified 67 records in the ...

Mens 110 metres hurdles world record progression

The following table shows the world record progression in the Mens 110 metres hurdles. The first world record in the 110 metre hurdles for men athletics was recognized by the International Amateur Athletics Federation, now known as the Internatio ...

Mens 200 metres world record progression

The following table shows the world record progression in the mens 200 metres, as ratified by the IAAF. The current record of 19.19 seconds was set by Usain Bolt at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics. The IAAF maintained separate records f ...

Mens 400 metres world record progression

The first world record in the 400 m for men was recognized by the International Amateur Athletics Federation, now known as the International Association of Athletics Federations, in 1912. The IAAF ratified Charles Reidpaths 48.2 performance set a ...

Mens 400 metres hurdles world record progression

The first world record in the mens 400 metres hurdles was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1912. That inaugural record was the performance by Charles Bacon at the 1908 Olympics. Three athletes, all from the ...

Mens 3000 metres world record progression

The following tables shows the world record progression in the Mens 3000 metres. The International Amateur Athletics Federation, now known as the International Association of Athletics Federations, ratified its first world record in the event in ...

Mens discus throw world record progression

The first world record in the mens discus was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1912, and was set by James Duncan in 1912. As of 2011, 42 world records have been ratified by the IAAF in the event. Another 14 ...

Mens high jump world record progression

The first world record in the mens high jump was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1912. As of June, 2009, the IAAF has ratified 40 world records in the event. Fourteen of the 16 records from 1912 to 1960 wer ...

Mens javelin throw world record progression

The first world record in the mens javelin throw was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1912. As of June 21, 2009, 46 world records have been ratified by the IAAF in the event. New specifications for the javel ...

Mens 4 × 100 metres relay world record progression

The first world record in the 4 x 100 metres relay for men was recognized by the International Amateur Athletics Federation, now known as the International Association of Athletics Federations, in 1912. To June 21, 2009, the IAAF has ratified 35 ...

Mens 4 × 400 metres relay world record progression

The first world record in the 4 x 400 metres for men was recognized by the International Amateur Athletics Federation, now known as the International Association of Athletics Federations, in 1912. The IAAFs first record in the event was for a mar ...

Mens shot put world record progression

The first world record in the mens shot put was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1912. That inaugural record was the 15.54 m performance by Ralph Rose in 1909. As of June 21, 2009, 51 world records have been ...

Basketball Africa League

The Basketball Africa League is Africas premier mens basketball league scheduled to begin play in March, 2020. The league consists of twelve teams, each qualified through their domestic competition, to similar to the formats of the UEFA Champions ...

Connecticut Death Quads

The Connecticut Death Quads is a mens roller derby league based in Waterbury, Connecticut. It consists of a single team, which plays against teams from other leagues. Founded in 2007, the league played its first bout in July 2007. The league join ...

Harm City Roller Derby

The Harm City Roller Derby is a mens roller derby league, based in Baltimore. The league consists of four teams -- an interleague team and three intra-league teams. Harm City Homicide was one of the first mens derby teams in the county, founded b ...

Magic City Misfits

The Magic City Misfits is a roller derby league based in Jacksonville, Florida. Founded in 2009, it consists of two teams, which play against teams from other leagues. The league was formed by a group of male jam skaters in April 2009, and joined ...

Manchester Roller Derby

Manchester Roller Derby is a roller derby league based in Manchester, England. Founded in 2010, the league plays by the rules of the Womens Flat Track Derby Association.

Mens Roller Derby Association

The Mens Roller Derby Association is the international governing body of mens flat track roller derby. It was founded in 2007 under the name Mens Derby Coalition, and currently has 75 mens leagues under its jurisdiction. MRDA member leagues play ...

Mens Roller Derby World Cup

The Mens Roller Derby World Cup is an international tournament in the sport of mens roller derby. The first World Cup was held between 14–16 March 2014 in Birmingham, England. The event has since been held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in July 2016 ...

New York Shock Exchange

The New York Shock Exchange is a mens roller derby league, based in New York City. The league consists of four teams, two interleague teams and three intra-league teams. The league was founded by Gotham Girls Roller Derby coach Jonathan R in 2006 ...

Pioneer Valley Roller Derby

Pioneer Valley Roller Derby is a roller derby league based in Northampton, Massachusetts. Founded in early 2006, the league was the first in the new flat-track roller derby movement that featured both womens and mens teams. The league was founded ...

Puget Sound Outcast Derby

Puget Sound Outcast Derby is a mens roller derby league based in Seattle, Washington. The league was founded in 2007 by Chuck" Hollywood Hendrick, and consists of a two teams, The Puget Sound Outcasts and the Puget Sound Castaways which plays tea ...

Southern Discomfort Roller Derby

Southern Discomfort Roller Derby is a mens roller derby league based in London, England. Founded in 2010, the league consists of two teams which compete against teams from other leagues. The league was founded in November 2010, initially as a sou ...

St. Louis GateKeepers

The St. Louis GateKeepers are an all-mens flat-track roller derby team based in St. Louis, Missouri. It was founded in November 2009 by Magnum, p.i.m.p., a referee for the Arch Rival Rollergirls, and Bat Wing. Since then, the league has grown to ...

Victoria Mens Roller Derby (Sports Team)

Victoria Mens Roller Derby is a flat track mens Roller Derby league based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Founded in early 2013, VMRD is one of the premier mens roller derby leagues in Australia, having won three Australian Mens Roller Derby N ...

Wisconsin United Roller Derby

Wisconsin United Roller Derby is an all-gender flat-track roller derby league based in Madison, Wisconsin. The league was originally formed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2009 as the first all-mens league in Wisconsin and previously used the names Mi ...

Your Mom Mens Derby

Your Mom Mens Derby is a roller derby league based in Des Moines. It consists of a single team, which plays against teams from other leagues. Your Mom joined the Mens Roller Derby Association MRDA in June 2011, and narrowly missed out on qualifyi ...

Association of Tennis Professionals

The Association of Tennis Professionals is a main mens tennis governing body. It was formed in September 1972 by Donald Dell, Jack Kramer, and Cliff Drysdale to protect the interests of professional tennis players, and Drysdale became the first P ...

Eurostars (team)

Team "EuroStars" is an Elite European Ultimate womens team formed from over 10 nations each year to challenge the top North American teams in the "Americus Pro Cup" and promote the European womens game. The EuroStars provide an opportunity for th ...

Montreal Mission

The Montreal Mission are a team in the National Ringette League that gathers players from the region of Montreal, Quebec. The Montreal Mission play in the National Ringette League and the team plays its home games at Centre Etienne Desmarteau.

Womens shinty

Womens shinty is a sport, played almost entirely within Scotland, identical to the mens game – with the same rules, same sized pitch and same equipment. However, its history is significantly different. Social pressures – along with the broader ga ...

Womens archery in Australia

In Australia, archery is perceived as a sport that men and women can compete with each other on an equal playing field. They regularly did this during Australias colonial era. An example of one such competition took played in Yandilla, Queensland ...

80 metres hurdles

80 metres hurdles is a distance in hurdling ran by women until 1972 in international competitions. Since the 1972 Summer Olympics, the event has been permanently replaced by the 100 metre hurdles.

100 metres hurdles

The 100 metres hurdles, or 100-meter hurdles, is a track and field event run mainly by women. For the race, ten hurdles of a height of 83.8 centimetres are placed along a straight course of 100 metres. The first hurdle is placed after a run-up of ...

3000 metres

The 3000 metres or 3000-metre run is a track running event, also commonly known as the 3K or 3K run, where 7.5 laps are completed around an outdoor 400 m track or 15 laps around a 200 m indoor track. It is debated whether the 3000m should be clas ...

Womens 4 × 100 metres relay world record progression

The first world record in the womens 4 x 100 metres relay was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1922. 45 world records have been ratified by the IAAF in the event. The following table shows the world record p ...

Womens 100 metres hurdles world record progression

The following table shows the world record progression in the womens 100 metres hurdles. The first world record in the event was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1969. 22 world records have been ratified by ...

Womens 100 metres world record progression

The first world record in the 100 metres sprint for women was recognised by the Federation Sportive Feminine Internationale in 1922. The FSFI was absorbed by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1936. The current record is 10 ...

Womens 200 metres world record progression

The first World Record in the 200 m for women was recognised by the Federation Sportive Feminine Internationale in 1922. The FSFI was absorbed by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1936. However, the IAAF did not maintain a ...

Womens 400 metres world record progression

The first world record in the 400 m for women was recognized by the International Amateur Athletics Federation, now known as the International Association of Athletics Federations, in 1957. To June 21, 2009, the IAAF has ratified 27 world records ...

Womens pole vault world record progression

The first world record in the womens pole vault was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1994. The inaugural record, 4.05 metres by Sun Caiyun of China set in 1992, was the worlds best mark as of December 31, 19 ...

History of female professional bodybuilding

The history of female professional bodybuilding dates back to August 18, 1978, when promoter George Snyder organized the IFBB Best in the World competition, which was the first IFBB sanctioned event for female bodybuilding.

Womens boxing

Although women have participated in boxing for almost as long as the sport has existed, female fights have been effectively outlawed for most of boxings history, with athletic commissioners refusing to sanction or issue licenses to women boxers, ...

List of WBC female world champions

The following is a list of female world champions in the World Boxing Council. Stand: February 29, 2020. r – Champion relinquished title. s – Champion stripped of title. On July 30, 2011, Ana Maria Torres won the very first female Diamond Belt by ...

Women Boxing Archive Network

Women Boxing Archive Network is an American based Womens Boxing website. The website reports womens boxing news, archive womens boxing history, publish womens boxing results, creating their own womens boxing world ranking and profile womens boxer ...

Womens boxing in Australia

While not being urged to avoid competition, women had few opportunities to compete in sport in Australia until the 1880s. After that date, new sporting facilities were being built around the country and many new sport clubs were created. Boxing c ...

Womens chess in Australia

During the 1930s, women were encouraged to play chess because the sport was not seen as a bridge to gambling. In 1940, a study of 314 women in New Zealand and Australia was done. Most of the women in the study were middle class, conservative, Pro ...

2019 Dwars door Vlaanderen for Women

The eighth running of Dwars door Vlaanderens womens race was held on Wednesday 3 April 2019. The race started in Tielt and finished in Waregem, covering a distance of 118 km.