Birth place of netball

Netball

Last week I visited the birth place of netball, which not many people know is right here in Dartford.   The historic sporting site is at North Kent College where the Bergman-Österberg Physical Training College was located at the end of the 19th century.  In 1895, part of the Oakfield Lane site was bought by Martina Bergman-Österberg, who created…

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Rugby

This week the British Medical Journal posted an opinion piece which called for tackling and scrums to be banned in school rugby. The authors have called on the Chief Medical Officer to act on the ‘accumulating evidence’ and advise the UK government to put the interests of children first and…

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