Events in world sport through the years 1726 to 1730. Events 1726 — in several fights to 1730, Jack Broughton defeated unnamed opponents and won the admiration of James Figg. 23 May 1727 — Figg and Ned Sutton fought in a 1 hour exhibition bout in London. 30 May 1727 — Figg and Sutton fought in a second 1 hour exhibition bout in London. 6 June 1727 — Figg defeated Sutton in a rematch for the English bare-knuckle boxing championship. The bout lasted ten minutes over eight rounds. Figg retained the title until his retirement in 1730. 1729 — Tom Pipes, one of Figg's students, claimed the vacant Championship of England title and was recognized as such. He had seven fights to 1733 against Bill Gretting, winning four and losing three, but it is unclear if any of them were championship bouts. 1730 — George Taylor began boxing at Figg's Amphitheatre and was a big favorite there. Events 1727 — Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond was involved in the creation of Articles of Agreement to establish the rules under which two matches were played, the first time that a set of rules is known to have been put in writing.
1728 — the earliest known instance of a county team being acclaimed for its superiority over its rivals suggests the origin of the unofficial Champion County title. 1729 — the earliest known innings victory was achieved and 1729 is the date of the oldest known cricket bat still in existence. Events Bowen, Rowland. Cricket: A History of its Growth and Development. Eyre & Spottiswoode. Buckley, G. B.. Fresh Light on 18th Century Cricket. Cotterell. Maun, Ian. From Commons to Lord's, Volume One: 1700 to 1750. Roger Heavens. ISBN 978 1 900592 52 9. McCann, Tim. Sussex Cricket in the Eighteenth Century. Sussex Record Society. Waghorn, H. T.. The Dawn of Cricket. Electric Press
The Story of Tracy Beaker is a British television programme adapted from the book of the same name by Jacqueline Wilson. It ran on CBBC for five series, from 2002 to 2005 and contained a feature-length episode, Tracy Beaker's Movie of Me, broadcast in 2004, as well as a week of interactive episodes for Children in Need; the theme song was performed by Keisha White. All of the five series have been released on DVD and the entire first series had been made available on Netflix, but for unknown reasons, it's been removed. Series 1-3 has been added onto Amazon Prime. A thirteen part series entitled "Tracy Beaker Survival Files" was aired and featured clips from Tracy Beaker Returns and The Story of Tracy Beaker. List of Tracy Beaker Returns episodes List of The Dumping Ground episodes