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... that in 2022, Briton broke the world record for a Charlotte Payne hammer throw by a deaf woman by almost 5 metres (16 ft)?
... that rhythmic gymnast won a gold medal at the Gemma Frizelle 2022 Commonwealth Games performing to her mother's favourite song?
... that at the , 2022 British Athletics Championships Daryll Neita became the first woman since 2010 to win both the 100- and 200-metre events?
... that Welsh shot putter was approached about taking up Adele Nicoll bobsleigh based on a video on social media of her exercising?
... that in 2020, Ukrainian association football referee was part of the first all-woman officiating team for a men's international football match?' Maryna Striletska
... that windsurfer won the British qualification event for the Penny Way 1996 Summer Olympics with two races to spare?
... that at the , 2022 British Indoor Athletics Championships Lorraine Ugen (pictured) equalled the championship long jump record?
... that in May 2021, Alisson became the ? + (8,734 views) sixth goalkeeper to score in the Premier League
... that British alpine skier , who competed at the Shona Brownlee 2022 Winter Paralympics, plays the French horn and the piano in the Central Band of the Royal Air Force?
... that the women's wheelchair race at the featured just two competitors? 2021 Tokyo Marathon
... that in 2022, was the first Swedish Frida Westman ski jumper to compete at an Olympic Games since 1994, when her father competed?
... that ski jumper Joséphine Pagnier (pictured), who competed at the 2022 Winter Olympics, won two medals at the Winter Youth Olympics two years ago? ++ (12,937 views)
... that freestyle skier was the youngest Kirsty Muir Team GB competitor at the 2022 Winter Olympics? + (8,582 views)
... that when American-born skier chose to compete for Estonia, she had only visited the country once, and did not speak the language? + (8,848 views) Katie Vesterstein
... that in 2014, Trinidadian sprinter won Deon Lendore the highest award in National Collegiate Athletic Association track and field while at Texas A&M University?
... that at the 2016 Summer Paralympics, German para-cyclist won a Hans-Peter Durst time trial despite having no saddle for most of the event? ... that paracyclist fought for both sides in the Juan José Florián Colombian conflict?
... that , the first Brazilian woman to compete at the Aline Rocha Winter Paralympic Games, also came third in the women's wheelchair race at the 2021 Berlin Marathon?
... that Brazilian wheelchair racer won a race despite completing the last two kilometres (1.2 mi) with a flat tyre? Vanessa Cristina de Souza
... that Canadian diver won his event at the 1988 Canadian Championships despite having fractured his thumb five weeks before? Jeff Hirst
... that New Zealand association football coach has worked in the US, China, Norway and England? Olli Harder
... that in October 2021, American wheelchair racer came in the top three in marathons on consecutive days? Yen Hoang
... that the women's race at will feature two of the medalists from today's New York City Marathon this year's Olympic marathon? ++ (10.1k)
... that English netball player was once the highest ranked British youth tennis player? Sophie Drakeford-Lewis
... that in September 2021, the England national netball team won a for the first time? series in New Zealand
... that was featured in the film Horselunges Manor about The Song Remains the Same Led Zeppelin?
... that is expected to have 50,000 runners, and another 50,000 virtual competitors? ++ (13,084 views) today's London Marathon
... that the winner of the men's race at the fell during the race on 2004 London Marathon cobblestones?
... that despite not initially being selected for the 2020 Summer Paralympics, British equestrian won two bronze medals at the Games? Georgia Wilson
... that chose to compete in swimming rather than equestrian at the delayed Suzanna Hext 2020 Summer Paralympics?
... that has competed in Aaron Pike wheelchair racing at three Summer Paralympics, and in both biathlon and cross-country skiing at two Winter Paralympics?
... that has won Sjerstin Vermeulen Paralympic medals in swimming and equestrian?
... that German paracyclist may have lost his Bernd Jeffré 2010 Berlin Marathon race because he ignored his wife and did not wear enough clothes?
... that refugee swimmer , who competed at the Abbas Karimi 2020 Summer Paralympics, has won national championships in Afghanistan, Turkey and the US?
... that wheelchair racer , who is scheduled to compete at the Nathan Maguire 2020 Summer Paralympics, appeared on a British gameshow with his partner in 2020?
... that British modern pentathlete Jo Muir qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics despite missing the last qualification event due to –related travel restrictions? COVID-19
... that German runner Alica Schmidt (pictured), who is running in the Women's 4 × 400 metres relay at the 2020 Summer Olympics, has won multiple European junior relay medals? Incorrect, as she had changed race at short notice. (13.9k)
... that author, poet and Arabian horse breeder Wilfrid Scawen Blunt chose to be buried without a coffin at his house, ? Newbuildings Place
... that , who dropped out of school during her fourth year of Marthe Yankurije secondary school, will compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics?
... that won the Mark Stanforth despite running the last few miles with 1978 Chicago Marathon blisters?
... that two hours before Canadian boxer competed in a Mandy Bujold 2016 Summer Olympics fight, she had been in hospital with gastroenteritis?
... that , who was an Michael McIntyre Olympic sailing champion in 1988, was awarded an MBE for services to yachting the following year?
... that English cricketer , the son of former England captain Josh de Caires Michael Atherton, was given his mother's maiden name at birth, and he does not know why?
... that at the 2016 Summer Olympics, French sailor won a medal by a single point? Hélène Defrance
... that in 2021, won her Lisa Barbelin European Archery Championships event, and briefly became the world's number one ranked player?
... that was the top Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe try scorer at the 2018–19 World Rugby Women's Sevens Series, the first time the feat had been achieved by someone not from Australia or New Zealand?
... that for the first time this century, were not broadcast on live television? this year's British Athletics Championships
... that Belgian international association footballer , who started playing Anaëlle Wiard beach soccer in 2020, was the top scorer in a competition that year?
... that judoka found out that she was pregnant during pre–Olympic selection medical checks? + (7.9k) Loretta Doyle
... that , who won a Rod Bonella Commonwealth Games marathon medal, was also a horse trainer?
... that German swimmer won two medals at the Lisa Höpink 2019 Summer Universiade and qualified for two events at the 2020 Summer Olympics?
... that in his debut first-class cricket season, took the most wickets of any Jack Carson Sussex player in the 2020 Bob Willis Trophy?
... that after the 2020 Summer Olympics were postponed, South African artistic gymnast Caitlin Rooskrantz livestreamed the routine she was going to perform?
... that British sailor , who has qualified for the Eilidh McIntyre 2020 Summer Olympics, is the daughter of a former Olympic gold medallist?
... that Canadian cyclist , who missed out on competing at the Olympics due to the Bernie Willock 1980 Summer Olympics boycott, later owned furniture stores?
... that Irish association footballer later worked as a coach in the US? Margaret Saurin
... that Fijian was the top point scorer at the Napolioni Bolaca 2019–20 World Rugby Sevens Series?
... that in 2012, French women's football club were promoted to Arras FCF the country's top division and reached the semi-finals of the French Cup?
... that Norwegian footballer retired aged 22, but returned for a one-off appearance 22 years later? + (5.4k) Sissel Grude
... that took breaks in his cycling career to build a house and start a repairs company? Martin Willock
... that , who won four Emma Mullin Gaelic football championships, was also the first player from her association football club to play for the Republic of Ireland?
... that Linn Sömskar (pictured) has won medals at World Cups in both cross-country skiing and roller skiing?
... that managed Camillo Vaz Paris Saint-Germain Féminine when they qualified for the UEFA Women's Champions League for the first time?
... that French rugby union referee also breeds almost 7,000 pairs of pigeons? Aurélie Groizeleau
... that when was called up to the Irene del Río Spain women's national football team squad, she was the only player who did not compete in the country's top division?
... that , who has qualified for the Stephanie Davis 2020 Summer Olympics, is a part-time marathon runner who works in finance?
... that in 2021, was unable to play for the Lefébre Rademan South Africa national netball team as she was playing club netball in England?
... that , who competed in his first marathon in October 2020, has qualified for the marathon race at the delayed Ben Connor 2020 Summer Olympics?
... that every competitor at the received a commemorative 2021 British Athletics Marathon and 20km Walk Trial bonsai tree?
... that the French football club was founded by three Peruvian sisters in 1997? GPSO 92 Issy
... that Ivorian politican , the brother of the country's president, is nicknamed "Photocopy" due to their similar appearance? Téné Birahima Ouattara
... that when became the all-time top scorer for the Marjan Haydaree Afghanistan women's national football team, she had never set foot in Afghanistan?
... that the 13th-century was owned by the same family for 700 years before being put up for sale in 2018? + (5.0k) Barnston Manor
... that in Barnham Court West Sussex is built in a similar style to Kew Palace in London?
... that Icelandic footballer has had to self-isolate on four occasions during the Þórdís Hrönn Sigfúsdóttir COVID-19 pandemic?
... that Irish sportswoman has played internationally in both Carol Breen association and Australian rules football?
... that captained the Lisa Martin Scotland women's national rugby union team in 2018 to their first victory in Ireland for 12 years?
... that the owners of used a relocated 14th-century chapel as a boathouse, and the chapel's remains are now in Kettlethorpe Hall a public park?
... that French rugby union player scored a try in the decisive match of the Audrey Forlani 2016 Women's Six Nations Championship, after which France won the tournament?
... that when started coaching the Mark Coles Pakistan women's national cricket team, he was not being paid, and he later lived in a compound with snipers on the roof?
... that in 2020, broke the record for the Jasmin Taylor most medals won by a British skier at the World Cup and World Championships?
... that New Zealander made her domestic cricket debut aged 15, and took three wickets in the final of the competition? Fran Jonas
... that finished third at the Girma Bekele Gebre 2019 New York City Marathon, despite not having a coach or sponsor, and having to pay to enter the race?
... that South African association footballer has played for clubs in Hungary and Italy? Amanda Sister
... that after being told that women could not compete in athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics, the set up their own FSFSF Women's Olympiad?
... that Malysha Kelly 's return to the Jamaica national netball team after a three-year absence was halted by the ? COVID-19 pandemic
... that due to the the entire COVID-19 pandemic in the UK is being hosted at just two venues? 2021 Netball Superleague season
... that beat Joseildo da Silva at the Roy Dooney by six seconds in the slowest winning time for 10 years? 1991 Chicago Marathon
... that won the men's wheelchair race at the Tomoki Suzuki 2020 Tokyo Marathon by over eight minutes?
... that , a founder of the Cuban Julio César Gandarilla Bermejo National Revolutionary Militia, ignored instructions from the Cuban president Miguel Díaz-Canel to make a Twitter account?
... that Antoinette Dinga Dzondo (pictured), Minister of Social Affairs and Humanitarian Action of the Republic of the Congo, set up a fund to help refugees in the country return home?
... that won Mozambique's first medal at a Edmilsa Governo Paralympic Games in 2016?
... that the , had an underground market that is now used as a local history museum? Royal Victoria Arcade, Ryde
... that Ethiopian runner has stated a desire to compete for Switzerland at the Helen Bekele Tola 2020 Summer Olympics?
... that finished third at the Elaine Van Blunk 1994 Chicago Marathon, her second marathon event? ... that Spanish physicist worked on the discovery of the Teresa Rodrigo Higgs boson at CERN and the discovery of the top quark at Fermilab?
... that in 1975, Finland's Minister of Education sent a petition to the Marjatta Väänänen Archbishop of Turku with almost 1 million signatures, advocating for the introduction of female priests?
... that during the Nazi occupation of Poland, acted in an underground theatre alongside Halina Kwiatkowska a future pope?
... that gave up the chance to play cricket for England in order to pursue a full-time job? Katie Levick
... that won the 2003 Eric Kimaiyo Baltimore Marathon in a sprint finish with one of the athletes that he trained?
... that table-tennis player received a standing ovation despite losing the final at the Isabelle Li 2010 Summer Youth Olympics?
... that cricketer was the top wicket-taker in the Charlotte Taylor Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy, despite not being initially picked in the squads for the tournament?
... that cricketer can solve a Issy Wong Rubik's Cube in seconds? + (6.8k)
... that is not being run on its usual course, but instead as 19.6 laps around today's London Marathon St James's Park, to prevent spectators from attending? ++++ (21,991 views)
... that pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw (pictured) won her eighth national title at the ? 2020 British Athletics Championships
... that in 1995, French journalist helped set up a world footballers union with Didier Roustan Eric Cantona and Diego Maradona?
... that during the 2018 Women's Cricket Super League, took a Tash Farrant hat-trick, but her team still lost the match?
... that in 2018, Guyanese politician voted against his own government coalition in a Charrandas Persaud no-confidence motion, causing the coalition to fall by one vote?
... that the , which starts today, was created to allow English domestic Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy women's cricket to be played in spite of the ? COVID-19 pandemic
... that when footballer signed for Przemysław Płacheta Norwich City from Śląsk Wrocław in 2020, he was Śląsk's record sale and Norwich's first-ever Polish player?
... that is the captain of the Georgia Adams Sussex Women cricket team, and her father Chris is a former captain of the Sussex men's team?
... that British 19th-century prison visitor Sarah Martin criticised living conditions at jail, and objected to the fact that the inmates had no access to a church or chaplain? The Tolhouse
... that was part of the Emma Lamb Lancashire Women cricket team that in 2017 won both the Women's County Championship and the Counties Twenty20 competition?
... that , the deputy chief executive officer of Pippa Wicks the Co-operative Group, has supported the company's initiative to employ people who have escaped modern slavery?
... that Belgian academic and judge was a co-founder of the Faculty of Law at the Étienne Cerexhe University of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso?
... that finished third at the Joseph Ngolepus 2003 London Marathon, one second behind the winner, in the closest London Marathon finish in history?
... that in a 2013 ranking compiled by the political editors of , Verdens Gang was rated the ninth-most important woman in Norwegian history? Astrid Gjertsen
... that husband and wife and Ralf both won their 1975 Kristin Bochröder Berlin Marathon races, the only couple to have done so?
... that the "lost manuscript" of was featured on the dress worn by The Ickabog J. K. Rowling at her 50th birthday party? ++ (10,657 views)
... that there is on a junction in a large cock Sutton High Street, London? ++ (13,050 views)
... that the 13th-century in St Andrew-in-the-Oxmarket Church Chichester, which was bombed during the Second World War, is now an arts centre?
... that Canadian soccer player is the cousin of Christabel Oduro Dominic Oduro, who has played for Ghana?
... that won the 2011 Raymond Kipkoech Jerusalem Marathon despite crossing the wrong finish line?
... that the in Corn Exchange Chichester has also been used as a cinema and a McDonald's?
... that founded Jitse Groen Takeaway.com while still a student, after being unable to get a takeaway delivered to North Holland?
... that Luis Ocaña won the stage of the Orcières-Merlette 1971 Tour de France, beating the 1970 champion, Eddy Merckx, by more than eight minutes?
... that more than 3 million people have downloaded the app in the UK and the US? COVID Symptom Study
... that between 1857 and the 1930s, a Russian gun captured during the Crimean War was displayed on the Hastings seafront near ? Pelham Arcade
... that during the COVID-19 pandemic, hosted episodes of Camille Combal – the French version of Qui veut gagner des millions ? – from his living room? Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
... that in 2015, became the first woman to umpire a men's Eva Asderaki US Open tennis final?
... that has won ten Hungarian women's basketball championships and played for three teams in the Dalma Iványi WNBA?
... that hid a classmate after he escaped a communist prison, and enabled him to flee from Czechoslovakia to West Germany? Dagmar Burešová
... that is believed to have officiated more international Hege Lanes Steinlund football matches than any other Norwegian referee?
... that replaced Grégoire Margotton as the main presenter of the French football programme Christian Jeanpierre in 2018? Téléfoot
... that was one of the first Tunisian footballers to play abroad? Noureddine Diwa
... that Austrian engineer , who worked on preventing the Ernst Lauda Danube from flooding, was granted his own coat of arms (depicted)?
... that no admiral has ever lived at in Admiral's House Hampstead?
... that Britons are being urged to every Thursday evening during clap for their carers the country's COVID-19 pandemic?
... that a path up the , the seventh highest Col de la Loze mountain pass in France, opened one year ago today and was first used in professional cycling during the ? 2019 Tour de l'Avenir
... that the company that built also constructed Six Pillars House Highpoint I, and the penguin enclosure at London Zoo?
... that Swiss World War II spy used crosswords and lemon juice as means of Otto Pünter encryption?
... that French weightlifter , who won a medal at the Alexandre Maspoli 1906 Intercalated Games, later competed in the sculpture event at the 1924 Summer Olympics?
... that French philosopher wrote a four-volume work focusing on his perceived problems with various interpretations of Lucien Sève Marxism?
... that is located on Nelson House , London's longest street, alongside the Rotherhithe Street River Thames?
... that Austrian industrialist was critical of his grandson Hans Lauda Niki's Formula One ambitions, as he believed that "a Lauda should be on the economic pages of the newspaper, not the sports pages"?
... that while living in China, New Zealand tour guide co-founded a company specialising in tours of North Korea? Troy Collings
... that British windsurfer won the under-15 Emma Wilson Techno 293 World Championships at the age of 12?
... that English judoka was selected, then deselected, then reselected for the Samantha Lowe 2002 Commonwealth Games, and went on to win a gold medal?
... that at the age of 10, became the youngest professional skateboarder in the world? Sky Brown
... that at the age of 11, made her first appearance at the Gabrielle Reidy Abbey Theatre in Dublin?
... that the , which operated from 1914 to 1919, paid Irish women the same as their British counterparts? Irish Central Committee for the Employment of Women
... that in a January 2020 Premiership Rugby match, referee Luke Pearce appointed as Manu Vunipola Saracens captain, after Pearce decided that he did not want to speak with Jackson Wray?
... that , winner of the inaugural Dorothy Doolittle Chicago Marathon, was later an assistant coach for the U.S. team at the 1992 Summer Olympics? ... that while other 1978 Chicago Marathon runners complained the late start meant finishing in 80 °F (27 °C) heat, winner was concerned about its effect on her six-hour drive home? Lynae Larson
... that Ivorian special advisor has worked as a Euphrasie Kouassi Yao UNESCO chair for Water, Women and Decision-making, and has been honoured by the Global Platform for Enterprising Women?
... that medieval historian believed that the 14th-century Maria Teresa Ferrer i Mallol Mudéjar, Jewish, and Muslim communities in Catalonia and Valencia co-existed due to religious segregation?
... that jams made by French chocolatier Christine Ferber (pictured) are sold in Tokyo Isetan department stores, each wrapped in red cloth with a white bow? + (5.4k)
... that the was founded to help British women who were out of work due to the First World War? Central Committee on Women's Employment
... that Egyptologist has provided historical tours to Wafaa El Saddik Margaret Thatcher, Jimmy Carter, Helmut Schmidt, and Anwar Sadat?
... that the main award of the Danish Animation Society is named after Børge Ring (pictured), who directed the Oscar-winning animated short film ? Anna & Bella
... that during the Second World War, received sensitive German military information, including Rachel Dübendorfer plans for the invasion of the USSR?
... that from 1977 to 1982, presented Pierre Cangioni , France's first dedicated Téléfoot football television programme?
... that , a Ugandan expatriate in South Africa, said that Ugandans were unhappy about the ticket prices for the Stephen Twinoburyo 2010 FIFA World Cup that took place in his new country?
... that in 1956, German civil servant co-wrote a book on Erica Pappritz etiquette which included sections on correct odour and on how Bonn diplomats liked to carry umbrellas?
... that the main award of the Danish Animation Society is named after , the first Dane to win an Børge Ring Oscar? Incorrect as he wasn't the first, contrary to the source
... that in 1901, French feminist writer was awarded the Marie-Louise Gagneur Legion of Honour?
... that , former general manager of Jean-Pierre Bernès Olympique de Marseille, started out selling membership cards for the club?
... that in 1960 discovered that Emil Paleček nucleic acids could be studied electrochemically, contradicting previous assumptions that DNA molecules were too large to have electrochemical properties?
... that in November 2018, received a pardon from his life sentence for spying in the Matthew Hedges United Arab Emirates? ... that officiated the 2017 Roberto Tobar Segunda División final, in which only one team turned up for the penalty shootout?
... that , who moved to London as a girl because of the Dorothée Munyaneza Rwandan genocide, has choreographed two works about her experiences?
... that , the first woman admitted to the Clare Faulds Manx bar, later served as the Vicar General of Sodor and Man?
... that and Lisa Buckwitz Mariama Jamanka, who were nicknamed the "Berlin Bob", won the two-woman bobsleigh event at the 2018 Winter Olympics?
... that a bracelet lost by during the Josephine Heffernan First World War was found in 2002, and returned to her family in 2017?
... that coached the Clémentine Touré Ivory Coast women's national football team in their first matches outside Africa at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup?
... that is South Africa's first female Karabo Mathang-Tshabuse FIFA-accredited soccer agent?
... that gymnast , who won two gold medals at the Pierre Payssé 1906 Intercalated Games, later helped organise women's football matches?
... that is expected to become the first female chief executive of the English Susanna Dinnage Premier League early next year?
... that in 2018, became the first woman to referee a Sara Cox Premiership Rugby match?
... that in 1794, a silver statue of the Virgin Mary from the chapel at Notre-Dame de la Garde was melted down at the mint of Marseille located on ? Rue du Tapis-Vert
... that trail runner gave up on playing Aurélia Truel handball because she was too short?
... that played international football for Iris Kadrić Sweden under-17s, before switching to play for Bosnia and Herzegovina?
... that former First Lady of Slovenia met her husband and former Slovenian president Barbara Miklič Türk Danilo Türk while working as a librarian at the United Nations?
... that in 2017, broke the Sofía Gómez CMAS Constant Weight Bi-Fins freediving world record, and then broke her own record two days later?
... that in 2017, successfully sued Renee Rabinowitz El Al after the airline forced her to move at the request of a Haredi Jewish man who refused to sit beside her? ++ (12,070 views)
... that Colombian Supreme Court judge claimed that in 2008, a dozen armed men stormed his house to steal his personal computer? Augusto Ibáñez Guzmán
... that owns an art gallery in a former Christian Boros bunker in Berlin?
... that at the 2018 Winter Olympics, won the first medal for a British male in Dom Parsons skeleton in 70 years?
... that bobsleigh duo and Mica McNeill crowdfunded £30,000 to compete at Mica Moore 2017–18 Bobsleigh World Cup events?
... that siblings , Thomas , and Glen Eve Muirhead are all competing in curling for Great Britain at the 2018 Winter Olympics? ... that received money for her secondary education from Angeline Murimirwa Camfed, and is now its regional executive director for Southern & Eastern Africa?
... that is the only journalist to have died whilst covering the Alex Virot Tour de France?
... that William Barnard Rhodes-Moorhouse, the first airman to receive the Victoria Cross, is buried at ? Parnham House
... that after the , Britain cut all diplomatic ties with Uganda? ++ disappearance of Dora Bloch (14,000 views)
... that Mary Hogarth (pictured) is believed to be the inspiration for Charles Dickens' characters Rose in and Little Nell in Oliver Twist ? The Old Curiosity Shop
... that from 1973 until 2012, held the Scottish women's national Myra Nimmo long jump record?
... that the British art historian grew more than 500 varieties of rose? Humphrey Brooke
... that fought against Cuban dictator Carlos Fernández Gondín Fulgencio Batista and the United States in the Bay of Pigs Invasion, and afterwards helped found the Communist Party of Cuba?
... that took photographs at 325 Patrick Eagar Test matches, including 98 Ashes matches?
... that James Braidwood, superintendent of the London Fire Engine Establishment, was killed during the 1861 Tooley Street fire (pictured)? + (7.0k) ... that in 2015, was part of the first ever all-female officiating team in a Alison Hughes Fed Cup final?
... that was the first female Mary Barkas house physician at the Bethlem Royal Hospital in London?
... that was the first female president of the Helen Boyle Royal Medico-Psychological Association?
... that was the first female train driver on the London Underground? + (6.3k) Hannah Dadds
... that won the 2013 Jackie Stedall Neumann Prize for the best English-language book on the history of mathematics?
... that is sometimes incorrectly attributed as the founder of Christiana Willes roundarm bowling?
... that in 2014, West Horsley Place (pictured) was "accidentally" inherited by Bamber Gascoigne?
... that the extension to was nominated for the 2016 Poole Methodist Church Carbuncle Cup?
... that in 1976, the Admiral Von Tromp fishing trawler was shipwrecked at ? Saltwick Bay
... that the Grid Compass was allegedly designed to match the dimensions of the company founder s briefcase? John Ellenby'
... that at the age of 57, became the oldest woman ever to be named Master Female Triathlete of the Year? Jude Flannery
... that in 1747, the in Custom House Poole was raided by 30 smugglers, led by members of the Hawkhurst Gang?
... that is the Tony Sainsbury chef de mission of the Independent Paralympic Athletes Team at the 2016 Summer Paralympics?
... that in 2016, broke the Scottish Andrew Butchart 5000 metres record, despite running the last lap of the race with only one shoe?
... that Theodor Lewald (pictured) successfully campaigned for Germany to compete at the 1928 Summer Olympics and host the 1936 Summer Olympics?
... that Norwich City F.C. joint majority shareholder attended his first Norwich match in 1953? Michael Wynn-Jones
... that is the first male Yona Knight-Wisdom Jamaican diver to compete at the Olympic Games? + (6.4k)
... that in 2013, a Russian man who had edited his credit card agreement with attempted to sue the bank for 24 million rubles? Tinkoff Bank
... that between 2005 and 2014 the provided more than 45,000 bicycles in South Africa? Qhubeka Foundation
... that due to the , no team is classed as winning the French football bribery scandal 1992–93 French Division 1 title?
... that the British art dealer saved £150 million of art for the nation? Sir Jack Baer
... that in December 2015, Trinidadian commentator was banned from speaking to players in the Fazeer Mohammed West Indies cricket team before the Boxing Day Test match?
... that cricket journalist was born with Tony Munro dwarfism?
... that in February 2016, fake documents were sent to Companies House claiming that had resigned as chief executive of Katrien Meire Charlton Athletic F.C.?
... that died at age 20, having already played Hamza Ali first-class cricket for Hampshire County Cricket Club and List A cricket for Rawalpindi Rams? ... that due to the
being used, points system England won the 2013–14 Women's Ashes despite winning fewer matches?
... that in Maison Bertaux Soho is London's oldest pâtisserie shop?
...that the Grade I listed were built to house "28 decay'd Masters & Commanders of Ships or ye Widows of such"? Trinity Green Almshouses
... that the original building Hove Town Hall (pictured) was damaged by fire in 1966? ... that the website
reveals transfer fee, wage and contract information about famous Football Leaks footballers?
... that current Liga de Fútbol Profesional president is a Javier Tebas Real Madrid supporter?
... that 1–13 in Arundel Terrace Brighton consists entirely of Grade I listed buildings?
... that the is the oldest hotel in Old Ship Hotel Brighton?
... that the in Farmers Cricket Club Ground Saint Martin, Jersey, is scheduled to host five matches in the 2016 ICC World Cricket League Division Five between 21 and 28 May?
... that made her Laura Wolvaardt Women's One Day International cricket debut for South Africa at the age of 16?
... that the Grade I listed building in 56 Artillery Lane London is now used as a free art exhibition space?
... that captained the Neisha Pratt Hong Kong women's national cricket team in their first official match in 2006?
... that was the first Elspeth Beard English woman to ride a motorcycle around the world?
... that despite being removed from the 1992 Honduras Olympic team and Olympic Village, still competed in the Polin Belisle Olympic marathon?
... that the holds the record for some of the lowest scores by the Harmony Gold Mine Cricket Club A Ground Free State cricket team?
... that won the 1984 and 1985 Derick Adamson Philadelphia Marathons?
... that in a 2014 Sussex Cricket League Premier Division match against Horsham, scored 200 Philip Salt not out from just 129 balls?
... that has played Graham Charlesworth first-class cricket in England and South Africa?
... that was part of the Gehan Mendis Lancashire cricket team that won the 1990 Benson & Hedges Cup and Natwest Trophy?
... that became Keenu Gill vice-captain of the Hong Kong women's national cricket team at the age of 17?
... that was the first person to win five Charles Wollaston FA Cup winners medals?
... that is the youngest player to have signed for a Jake Doran Big Bash League team?
... that in September 2003, the Zoological Society of London released crickets of the endangered species into the wild at the Gryllus campestris ? Arundel Castle Cricket Ground
... that scored only one Mark Sanders first-class century in his cricket career?
... that W. G. Grace, Jack Hobbs, Denis Compton and Don Bradman all scored first-class centuries at the ? Central Recreation Ground, Hastings
... that scored 65 Matt Hobden not out in a Sussex County Cricket Club record tenth-wicket partnership of 164 with Ollie Robinson?
... that , City Oval Pietermaritzburg and St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury, are the only two first-class cricket grounds with a tree inside the boundary? Incorrect, as the St Lawrence Ground no longer has a tree inside the boundary, but the VRA Cricket Ground does. ... that in April 2015, became the first Ollie Robinson Sussex cricketer in 95 years to score a century on a County Championship debut?
... that exactly one year ago, ran the first of 53 Amy Hughes marathons in 53 days?
... that the in County Cricket Ground Hove has hosted football, lawn tennis and rugby?
... that in 2002, scored his maiden Mark Davis first-class century during a record partnership with Robin Martin-Jenkins?
... that in 1998, the English cricketer took a Jason Lewry hat-trick with deliveries across two innings?
... that took a wicket with the fifth ball he bowled in Jamie Porter first-class cricket? ... that during the 2003 Cricket World Cup, Zimbabwean cricketers Andy Flower and Henry Olonga wore ? black armbands
QPQs to use
(most recent at the top)
N = nominated, U = updated
2022 London Marathon U
The Boat Race 2022 N
1915 Çanakkale Bridge U
Shane Warne (death) U
2021 New York City Marathon N U
2021 Boston Marathon U
2021 London Marathon N U
2021 European floods U
2020 London Marathon N U
2018 Yilan train derailment U Hennenman–Kroonstad train crash U