Sports the Olympics Forgot – Donkey Jousting

This is an excerpt from the Donkey Jousting story in the book, Sports the Olympics Forgot The sport of Donkey Jousting has taken place under the walls of Caernarvon Castle in North-West Wales since 1300 when King Edward I was building the castle that’s seen today by thousands of visitors. The original jousters were Welsh soldiers who wereContinue reading “Sports the Olympics Forgot – Donkey Jousting”

Review of Sports the Olympics Forgot from www.goodreads.com

The following is a review from my book Sports the Olympics Forgot, which can be found on Amazon here Mr. Worker clearly had an enjoyable time researching and writing this book. I wasn’t sure what to think of the book until I got to the bit about Docky and started to really chuckle. The Anti-PopeContinue reading “Review of Sports the Olympics Forgot from www.goodreads.com”

Hobby Horse Polo – Sports the Olympic Forgot

The following is an extract from my book – Sports the Olympics Forgot The first Tehran championships were played in 1936 and were won by the Communist Party team, whose horses were painted bright red. Their captain Mahmoud Ghadiri was proud of what this showed: “We play as a team, we play the socialist way,Continue reading “Hobby Horse Polo – Sports the Olympic Forgot”