Genealogy Projects tagged with sport on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Winter Olympic Games

    The Winter Olympic Games occurs every four years. The first celebration of the Winter Olympics was held in Chamonix, France, in 1924. The Games were held every four years from 1924 until 1936 and then were interrupted by World War II. They resumed in 1948 and were celebrated every four years. The Winter and Summer Olympic Games were held in the same years until 1992, when the governing body f...

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  • China at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    This project focuses on the athletes who are likely to represent China at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Once Olympic trials have been held, the list will be refined to cover only those confirmed to be Olympians in 2014. Please note that the lists below are incomplete; indeed, the lists for some sports have not been started at all yet. Your help with this project is greatly appreciated! ...

  • Boston Red Sox (MLB)

    The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts, that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB) . They are members of the East division of the American League (AL). The Red Sox have won eight World Series championships, having appeared in 12. Founded in 1901 as one of the American League's eight charter franchises, the Red Sox' home ballpark has been F...

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  • San Diego Padres (MLB)

    The San Diego Padres are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Diego, California. The Padres are a member of the West division of the National League (NL) in Major League Baseball (MLB). Founded in 1969, the Padres have won the NL pennant twice: in 1984 and 1998, losing in the World Series both times. As of 2015, they have had 14 winning seasons in franchise history. The Padr...

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  • Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

    The Cincinnati Reds is an American professional baseball team in Cincinnati, Ohio, which plays in Major League Baseball 's National League Central Division. The Cincinnati Reds were a charter member of the American Association in 1882 and joined the National League in 1890. The Reds played in the National League West from 1969 to 1993 before joining the Central Division when it was formed in ...

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  • South Africa ‧ 2016 ‧ Summer Olympics

    South Africa ‧ 2016 ‧ Summer Olympics l'Equipe Olympique alphabetical —A— BRONZE ‧ Cecil AFRIKA ‧ 1988 ‧ rugby-sevens ‧ ⌘ BRONZE ‧ Timothy Ernest Victor Kwizera ’Tim’ AGABA ‧ 1989 ‧ rugby-sevens ‧ ⌘ ♂ ‧ Antonio ALKANA ‧ 1990 ‧ athletics Ȃ...

  • Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

    The 2016 Summer Olympics (Portuguese: Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016 ), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad , and commonly known as Rio 2016 , is a major international multi-sport event in the tradition of the Olympic Games due to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. A record number of countries are participating in a record number of ...

  • Team USA Gymnasts

    This project celebrates gymnasts who have competed on the U.S. national team. Both past and present gymnasts, male and female, are covered by the scope of the project. The fields of gymnastics in the United States include artistic, rhythmic, acrobatic, and trampoline and tumbling (T&T). When adding a gymnast to the project, please list them under the proper heading(s) and include their years ...

  • New York Yankees (MLB)

    The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the Bronx, New York City, New York, that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Yankees are a member of MLB's American League (AL) East division. The Yankees are one of two Major League clubs based in New York, the other being the New York Mets. The club began play in the AL in the 1901 season as the Baltimore Orio...

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  • Bahamas at the 2016 Summer Olympics

    This project focuses on the athletes who are representing The Bahamas at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Athletes Athletics Trevor Barry Adanaca Brown Chris Brown Devynne Charlton Latario Collie-Minns Tynia Gaither Steven Gardiner Jeffery Gibson Adrian Griffith Shavez Hart Michael Mathieu Shaunae Miller -- private profile Stephen ...

  • College Basketball Coaches

    This project is for anyone who has coached, including at the assistant and associate levels, at the collegiate level. NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA, and other college-level associations are all welcome, as are both men's and women's coaches.

  • FIFA World Cup (Umbrella project)

    FIFIA World Cup This is an umbrella project for the FIFA World Cup. Please DO NOT add profiles to this project. Please feel free to join in and create FIFA World Cup Projects that do not yet exist. (do a search in Project Dashboard to check first)

  • Australia at the 2016 Summer Olympics

    This project focuses on the athletes who are representing Australia at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Athletes Archery Alec Potts Ryan Tyack Taylor Worth Alice Ingley Athletics Liam Adams Dane Bird-Smith Peter Bol Josh Clarke Rhydian Cowley Chris Erickson Ryan Gregson Alex Hartmann Luke Mathews Sam McEntee David McNeill Brendo...

  • National Basketball Association (NBA)

    This is a project for those who have been involved with the NBA. The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world. It has thirty franchised member clubs (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada), and is an active member of USA Basketba...

  • Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are an American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB). They are organized in the Central Division of the National League (NL), and play their home games at PNC Park; the Pirates previously played at Forbes Field and Three Rivers Stadium, the latter of which was named after its location near the confluenc...

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  • St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

    The St. Louis Cardinals are a professional baseball team based in St. Louis, Missouri, that competes in the National League (NL) of Major League Baseball (MLB). The new Busch Stadium has been their home stadium since 2006. With origins as one of the early professional baseball clubs in St. Louis, entrepreneur Chris von der Ahe purchased a barnstorming club in 1881 then known as the Brown Stocki...

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  • Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

    The Toronto Blue Jays are a Canadian professional baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario. The Blue Jays are a member of the East division of the American League (AL) in Major League Baseball (MLB), and play their home games at Rogers Centre.The "Blue Jays" name originates from the bird of the same name, and blue is also the traditional colour of two of Toronto's other professional sports teams...

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  • Houston Astros (MLB)

    The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team located in Houston, Texas. The Astros are members of the American League (AL) West division in Major League Baseball (MLB), having moved to the division in 2013 after spending their first 51 seasons in the National League (NL). The Astros have played their home games at Minute Maid Park since 2000. The Astros were established as th...

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  • Adelaide Crows (AFL)

    The Adelaide Football Club, nicknamed the Crows, is a professional Australian rules football club that competes in the Australian Football League (AFL). The club is based in Adelaide, South Australia, playing its home matches at Adelaide Oval. The club has its training and administration base at Football Park in West Lakes, where it previously played home matches between 1991 and 2013. The club...

  • Olympic Order

    The Olympic Order is the highest award of the Olympic Movement and is awarded for particularly distinguished contributions to the Olympic Movement, i.e. recognition of efforts worth of merit in the cause of sport. It was established in May 1975 by the International Olympic Committee as a successor to the Olympic Certificate. The Olympic Order originally had three grades (gold, silver and bronze...

  • Australian Athletes

    A project to recognise the great achievements of Australian Athletes Archery: Carole Toy Christopher Blake David Anear David Barnes Deonne Bridger Graeme Telford Grant Greenham Jackson Fear Jane Waller Jo-Ann Galbraith Kate Fairweather Lexie Feeney Matthew Gray Maureen Adams Melissa Jennison Michael Naray Michelle Tremelling Myfanwy Matthews Rodney ...

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  • St Kilda Saints (AFL)

    The St Kilda Football Club, nicknamed the Saints, is an Australian rules football club based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The club plays in the Australian Football League, the sport's premier league.The club's name originates from the bayside Melbourne suburb of St Kilda in which the club was established in 1873.St Kilda were a foundation team of the Victorian Football Association (VFA) i...

  • Essendon Bombers (AFL)

    The Essendon Football Club, nicknamed the Bombers or colloquially the Dons, is a professional Australian rules football club which plays in the Australian Football League (AFL). Essendon is one of the oldest clubs in the AFL. Formed in 1871 as a junior club and playing as a senior club since 1878, it is historically associated with the suburb of Essendon in the north-west of Melbourne, Australi...

  • Melbourne Demons (AFL)

    The Melbourne Football Club, nicknamed the Demons, is an Australian rules football club, playing in the Australian Football League (AFL). It is named after and based in the city of Melbourne, Victoria, and plays its home games at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).Melbourne is the world's oldest professional club of any football code. The club's origins can be traced to an 1858 letter in which ...

  • Carlton Blues (AFL)

    The Carlton Football Club, nicknamed the Blues, is a professional Australian rules football club based in Melbourne. The club competes in the Australian Football League, and was one of the eight founding members of that competition in 1897. The club originally represented the suburb of Carlton in Melbourne's inner north, and its nickname comes from the navy blue colour which it has traditionall...

  • Australian Football League

    The Australian Football League (AFL) is the highest-level professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football. Through the AFL Commission, the AFL also serves as the sport's governing body, and is responsible for controlling the Laws of the Game. The league was founded as the Victorian Football League (VFL) as a breakaway from previous Victorian Football Association (VFA), with i...

  • BC Valga (Basketball)

    BC Valga, also known as Valga-Valka/Maks & Moorits after its title sponsor, is an Estonian professional basketball club founded in 2001. They play in the Estonian League and the Latvian League.The team plays its home games at Valga Sports Hall.

  • Korvpalli Meistriliiga (Estonian Basketball Premier League)

    The Korvpalli Meistriliiga (English: Basketball Premier League) known as the Alexela Korvpalli Meistriliiga (English: Alexela Basketball Premier League) for sponsorship reasons is the first tier level men's professional basketball league in Estonia. The first Estonian Basketball Championship tournament was held in 1925. During the Soviet occupation (1941–1991) the league was called Est...

  • Deutsche Eishockey Liga (German Ice Hockey League)

    The Deutsche Eishockey Liga (German Ice Hockey League, shortname DEL) is a German professional ice hockey league that was founded in 1994. It was formed as a replacement for the Ice hockey Bundesliga and became the new top-tier league in Germany as a result. Unlike the old Bundesliga, the DEL is not under the administration of the German Ice Hockey Federation. The DEL currently has the highest ...

  • Adler Mannheim (Ice Hockey)

    Adler Mannheim ('Mannheim Eagles', formerly Mannheimer ERC) are an ice hockey team of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, the highest ice hockey league in Germany. The team is based in Mannheim, a city in the north of Baden-Württemberg. Currently, the team plays at SAP Arena, where they moved at the beginning of the 2005–06 season after having played at Eisstadion am Friedrichspark for n...

  • Iserlohn Roosters (Ice Hockey)

    The Iserlohn Roosters are a professional ice hockey team based in Iserlohn, North-Rhine-Westphalia. They are members of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga since 2000 and play their home games at the Eissporthalle Iserlohn which is also known as Eissporthalle am Seilersee. Playing fifteen years in the DEL the team made the playoffs three times. The Roosters are widely regarded for their fans and having...

  • Hamburg Freezers (Ice Hockey)

    The Hamburg Freezers are a member of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) that play their games in Hamburg, Germany. Originally known as the Munich Barons from 1999 until 2002, team owner Philip Anschutz, who also owns Eisbären Berlin, relocated the franchise to Hamburg for financial reasons on 3 June 2002, and renamed the team Hamburg Freezers. Their German nickname is Eisschränke (...

  • Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

    Sochi 2014 Welcome to the umbrella project for the Sochi Winter Olympics ! Overview The 2014 Winter Olympic Games , officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games , are scheduled to take place in Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia from 7 to 23 February 2014. The Sochi Games will be the first ever hosted by the Russian Federation, and the first Winter Games held in Russ...

  • Netherlands ‧ 1908 ‧ Summer Olympics

    Netherlands ‧ 1908 ‧ Summer Olympics Medaille-winnaars Geen Gouden medailles Geen Zilveren medailles BRONS Bok de KORVER ‧ ‧ 25y ‧ football ‧ ⌘ ‧ George François -Frans- de BRUIJN KOPS ‧ 18--19-- ‧ 21y ‧ football ‧ ⌘ ‧ Albertus WIELSMA ‧ 1883- ‧ ...

  • U.S. at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    This project focuses on the athletes representing the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Please note that the list below is of course incomplete; your help with this project is greatly appreciated! Names in bold designate medallists. Alpine Skiing Ted Ligety Figure Skating Gracie Gold Ashley Wagner Freestyle Skiing Gus Kenworthy Nordic Combined ...

  • FINA World Championships

    The FINA World Championships or World Aquatics Championships are the World Championships for Aquatics sports: Swimming, Diving, Open Water Swimming, Synchronized Swimming and Water Polo. They are run by FINA, and all Swimming events are contested in a long course (50-meter) pool. The event was first held in 1973 and is now held every two years. From 1978-1998, the World Championships were hel...

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  • Koninklijke Haagse Cricket & Voetbal Vereniging ◦ Holland

    Koninklijke Haagse Cricket & Voetbal Vereniging ◦ Holland historical~chronological De Koninklijke Haagsche Cricket & Voetbal Vereeniging begon haar activiteiten als een cricketclub in mei 1878. In die tijd ontstond reeds de bijnaam ‘De Groote Haagsche’. In 1881 was ook de cricketclub ‘Olympia’ actief in Den Haag; zij begon in 1883 met voetballen. Zowel H.C...

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