Category: Sport

Sporting Icons Quiz

Manchester is renowned for its sporting icons, ranging from 1930s cross-channel swimmer Sunny Lowry to modern day British Paralympic cyclist Dame Sarah Storey. But how well do you know them? Why not test your knowledge of Manchester sports stars in our quiz and compare your score with friends?

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John Spencer

iNostalgia remembers Bury snooker genius John Spencer – triple world champion and Pot Black TV veteran

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Wigan’s Cups

iNostalgia looks back on Wigan’s unrivalled cup and league achievements from the 1900s to the 1960s

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Golf

With the 42nd Ryder Cup in full swing this weekend, iNostalgia remembers when golf’s premier international competition came to Royal Birkdale twice in the 1960s.

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Golf

As the golf world gears up for the Ryder Cup in France this Friday, Nostalgia remembers Manchester’s own European tournament

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Olympic Bids

It’s 25 years since Manchester lost its bid to host the 2000 Olympics. iNostalgia looks back on the momentous day the decision was announced

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