Category: Sport

Didsbury Tennis

As Wimbledon reaches its climax, our nostalgia quiz this week focuses on the North West’s very own premier tennis tournament – the Manchester Open at Didsbury.

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Dick Tiger

iNostalgia looks back on the career of Liverpool boxer Dick Tiger – from Nigerian market trader to Madison Square Garden

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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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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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⁠Residents in Pendleton, Manchester, 1932 🏠

Manchester Then and Now is the first compilation of the informative and entertaining feature published every Sunday in the Manchester Evening News for the past four years. Pre-order yours here ~


One of King Street's most grandest buildings, @hotelgotham, is the former premises of Midland Bank. It was designed by Edwin Lutyens in 1928 in the Art Deco style of the time.

What are your favourite buildings in Manchester?

📸 MMU Visual Resources & @manc_wanderer

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