Sport and the Creative Industries

Tara Brabazon talks to Steve Redhead about the place of sport in the contemporary creative industries. (02:11)

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British Sports: for the amusement of children
by William Belch - W. Belch, Newington Butts, London. ca. 1920
note: ^^Belch & Butts? For the amusement of children, indeed…

British Sports: for the amusement of children

by William Belch - W. Belch, Newington Butts, London. ca. 1920

note: ^^Belch & Butts? For the amusement of children, indeed…

1958 FIFA World Cup Final - Solna, Sweden - 29 June 1958 
Brazil 5 - 2 Sweden
DYK you can find entire games to view, share, and download at the Internet Archive? How about the game the set off 5 World Cup titles for Brazil, the 1958 FIFA World Cup Final in Solna, Sweden.
This game was quite remarkable and still holds the following records:
most goals scored in a World Cup Final,
youngest goalscorer in a World Cup final (Pelé - 17 y 249 days)
oldest goalscorer in a World Cup final were set in this match (Liedholm - 35 y 263 days) 
lowest attendance in a final
Find this game and more at the Internet Archive

1958 FIFA World Cup Final - Solna, Sweden - 29 June 1958 

Brazil 5 - 2 Sweden

DYK you can find entire games to view, share, and download at the Internet Archive? How about the game the set off 5 World Cup titles for Brazil, the 1958 FIFA World Cup Final in Solna, Sweden.

This game was quite remarkable and still holds the following records:

  • most goals scored in a World Cup Final,
  • youngest goalscorer in a World Cup final (Pelé - 17 y 249 days)
  • oldest goalscorer in a World Cup final were set in this match (Liedholm - 35 y 263 days) 
  • lowest attendance in a final

Find this game and more at the Internet Archive

The Eight-oared Victors 

Lester Chadwick (c.1913)

Youth & Sports Safety (presented by Johnson & Johnson)
A 2013 infographic on youth, injuries, and sports safety with diagnoses and sports broken down - implying questions: play to win but play safe?

Youth & Sports Safety (presented by Johnson & Johnson)

A 2013 infographic on youth, injuries, and sports safety with diagnoses and sports broken down - implying questions: play to win but play safe?

Donald Walker’s Manly Exercises

And the whole carefully revised

The Official National Collegiate Athletic Association Swimming Guide (1915-1916) by Spalding - Intercollegiate Swimming Guide

My Heart’s in the Highlands

Tune: “Failte na miofg”

My heart’s in the highlands, my heart is not here;
My heart’s in the highlands a chasing the deer;
A chasing the wild deer, and following the roe,
My heart’s in the Highlands, wherever I go.

Illustrations and an excerpt from Poetry of Sport (Hedley Peek, 1896); poems and plays about sporting experiences from archery, to hunting, to golf, to betting - including an index of first lines!

Find out more from the Internet Archive and its initiative OpenLibrary

From: J.C. Dier’s “A book of winter sports" (1912) courtesy Library of Congress.
Tobagganing. Usually difficult. Made easy with these illustrations.

From: J.C. Dier’s “A book of winter sports" (1912) courtesy Library of Congress.

Tobagganing. Usually difficult. Made easy with these illustrations.