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Cricket at the 1900 Summer Olympics

Index Cricket at the 1900 Summer Olympics

A cricket tournament, played as part of the 1900 Summer Olympics, took place on 19–20 August at the Vélodrome de Vincennes. [1]

63 relations: Alfred Bowerman, Alfred Powlesland, Alfred Schneidau, Arthur Birkett, Arthur MacEvoy, Athens, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Batting (cricket), Belgium, Blundell's School, Bowling (cricket), C. B. K. Beachcroft, Cricket, Declaration and forfeiture, Devon, Dismissal (cricket), Douglas Robinson (athlete), Eiffel Tower, ESPN, ESPNcricinfo, Expatriate, Exposition Universelle (1900), F. Roques, First-class cricket, France, Francis Burchell, Frederick Christian (cricketer), Frederick Cuming, George Buckley (cricketer, born 1875), Gold medal, Great Britain, Harry Corner, Henry Terry, International Society of Olympic Historians, Isle of Wight, J. Braid, John Symes, List of Olympic venues in discontinued events, Montagu Toller, Netherlands, Olympic Games, Over (cricket), Paris, Philip Tomalin, Pseudonym, Robert Horne (cricketer), Run (cricket), Silver medal, Somerset County Cricket Club, St. Louis, ..., Timothée Jordan, Union des Sociétés Françaises de Sports Athlétiques, Vélodrome de Vincennes, W. Browning, West Country, Wicket, William Anderson (cricketer, born 1859), William Attrill, William Donne, World's fair, 1896 Summer Olympics, 1900 Summer Olympics, 1904 Summer Olympics. Expand index (13 more) »

Alfred Bowerman

Alfred James Bowerman (22 November 1873 – 20 July 1947) was an English cricket player.

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Alfred Powlesland

Alfred Powlesland (7 August 1875 – 25 February 1941) was an English cricket player.

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Alfred Schneidau

Alfred John Schneidau (5 February 1867 – 24 January 1940), also known as A. J. Schneidau, was an English-French cricketer of the late 19th–early 20th century who was a member of France's silver-medal-winning cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics, the only time in the history of the quadrennial games that cricket had standing as a competitive sport.

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Arthur Birkett

Arthur Ernest Barrington Birkett (25 October 1875 in Exeter, Devon – 1 April 1941 in Hammersmith, London) was a member of the gold medal winning Great Britain cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics.

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Arthur MacEvoy

Arthur MacEvoy (8 November 1868 – 21 July 1904) was a member of the silver medal winning French cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics, the only time to date that cricket has featured in the Olympics.

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Athens

Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.

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Batting (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.

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Belgium

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.

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Blundell's School

Blundell's School is a co-educational day and boarding independent school located in the town of Tiverton in the county of Devon, England.

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Bowling (cricket)

Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.

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C. B. K. Beachcroft

Charles B. K. Beachcroft (born Charles Beachcroft Kay, 1870 – 1 July 1928) was the captain of the gold-medal-winning Great Britain cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics, the only time cricket has been an Olympic sport.

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Cricket

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Declaration and forfeiture

In the sport of cricket, a declaration occurs when a captain declares his team's innings closed and a forfeiture occurs when a captain chooses to forfeit an innings.

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Devon

Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.

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Dismissal (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, a dismissal occurs when the batsman is out (also known as the fielding side taking a wicket and/or the batting side losing a wicket).

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Douglas Robinson (athlete)

Douglas Robinson (12 August 1864 – 19 January 1937) was a member of the silver medal winning French cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics, the only time to date that cricket has featured in the Olympics.

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Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower (tour Eiffel) is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.

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ESPN

ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).

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ESPNcricinfo

ESPNcricinfo (formerly known as Cricinfo or CricInfo) is a sports news website exclusively for the game of cricket.

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Expatriate

An expatriate (often shortened to expat) is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country other than their native country.

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Exposition Universelle (1900)

The Exposition Universelle of 1900 was a world's fair held in Paris, France, from 14 April to 12 November 1900, to celebrate the achievements of the past century and to accelerate development into the next.

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F. Roques

F.

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First-class cricket

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Francis Burchell

Francis Romulus Burchell (25 September 1874 in Bristol – 6 July 1947 in Worthing, Sussex) was an English cricket player.

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Frederick Christian (cricketer)

Frederick W. Christian (14 June 1867 – 3 April 1941) was an English cricket player.

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Frederick Cuming

Frederick William Cuming (27 May 1875 in Tiverton, Devon – 22 March 1942 in London) was a British cricket player.

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George Buckley (cricketer, born 1875)

George J. Buckley (20 May 1875 – 14 February 1955) was a member of the gold medal winning Great Britain cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics, the only time cricket has featured at the Olympic Games.

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Gold medal

A gold medal is a medal awarded for highest achievement in a non-military field.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Harry Corner

Harry Richard Corner (9 July 1874 in Taunton, Somerset – 7 June 1938 in Radyr, Glamorgan, Wales) was an English cricket player.

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Henry Terry

Henry Terry (27 May 1868 – 27 July 1952) was a member of the silver medal winning French cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics, the only time to date that cricket has featured in the Olympics.

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International Society of Olympic Historians

The International Society of Olympic Historians (ISOH) is a non-profit organization founded in 1991 with the purpose of promoting and studying the Olympic Movement and the Olympic Games.

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Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight (also referred to informally as The Island or abbreviated to IOW) is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England.

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J. Braid

J.

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John Symes

John Symes, OBE (11 January 1879 – 23 September 1944) was an English cricket player.

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List of Olympic venues in discontinued events

For the Summer Olympics, there have been fourteen Olympic sports that have been discontinued from the program as of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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Montagu Toller

Montagu Henry Toller (1 January 1871 in Barnstaple, Devon – 5 August 1948 in Titchfield, Hampshire) was an English cricket player.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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Olympic Games

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.

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Over (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, an over consists of six consecutive balls bowled by a single bowler from one end of a cricket pitch to the batsman at the other end.

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Paris

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Philip Tomalin

Philip Humphreys Tomalin (10 April 1856 – 12 February 1940) was member of the Norse Rowing Club in Richmond, and the Carlton Cricket Club that played at Regent's park before he left for France at the age of 21.

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Pseudonym

A pseudonym or alias is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from their first or true name (orthonym).

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Robert Horne (cricketer)

Robert Horne was a member of the silver medal winning French cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics, the only time to date that cricket has featured in the Olympics.

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Run (cricket)

In cricket, a run is running the length of the pitch, and is a basic means of scoring, as the team with the most runs wins.

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Silver medal

A silver medal in sports and other similar areas involving competition is a medal made of, or plated with, silver awarded to the second-place finisher, or runner-up, of contests or competitions such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc.

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Somerset County Cricket Club

Somerset County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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St. Louis

St.

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Timothée Jordan

Timothée Jordan (born 27 February 1865, date of death unknown) was a member of the silver medal winning French cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics, the only time to date that cricket has featured in the Olympics.

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Union des Sociétés Françaises de Sports Athlétiques

Union des sociétés françaises de sports athlétiques (USFSA) is a former French sports governing body.

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Vélodrome de Vincennes

The Vélodrome de Vincennes (officially Vélodrome Jacques Anquetil - La Cipale) is a cycling stadium in the Bois de Vincennes, Paris, France.

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W. Browning

W.

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West Country

The West Country is a loosely defined area of south western England.

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Wicket

In the sport of cricket, the wicket is one of the two sets of three stumps and two bails at either end of the pitch.

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William Anderson (cricketer, born 1859)

William Wallace Anderson (27 June 1859 – 5 August 1943) was a member of the silver medal winning French cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics, the only time cricket has featured in the Olympics.

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William Attrill

William Dunbar Attrill (March 1868 – 1939) was a member of the silver medal winning French cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics, the only time cricket has featured in the Olympics.

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William Donne

William Stephens Donne (2 April 1875 in Wincanton, Somerset – 22 March 1942 in Castle Cary, Somerset) was an English cricket player, and former president of the Rugby Football Union, and was a member of the cricket team that won a gold medal at the 1900 Summer Olympics.

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World's fair

A world's fair, world fair, world expo, universal exposition, or international exposition (sometimes expo or Expo for short) is a large international exhibition designed to showcase achievements of nations.

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1896 Summer Olympics

The 1896 Summer Olympics (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 1896), officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, was the first international Olympic Games held in modern history.

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1900 Summer Olympics

The 1900 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1900), today officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that took place in Paris, France, in 1900.

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1904 Summer Olympics

The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in St. Louis, Missouri, in the United States from August 29 until September 3, 1904, as part of an extended sports program lasting from July 1 to November 23, 1904, at what is now known as Francis Field on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cricket_at_the_1900_Summer_Olympics

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