Category Archives: Sport Facts

Kyle Edmunds: Facts About the British Tennis Player

Here are some facts about Kyle Edmund.

  • Kyle Edmund was born on 8th January 1995.
  • He was born in South Africa, but moved to England with his family when he was 3 years old.

  • Kyle grew up in the village of Tickton in Yorkshire.
  • He was a keen sportsman growing up. He played cricket and was a good swimmer, but decided to concentrate on tennis.
  • Just before his 17th birthday, he moved to the Roehampton LTA National Training Centre. On weekdays he was coached by Colin Beecher, and at weekends, he went home to see his family.
  • Kyle Edmund was a successful junior player. With Frederico Ferreira Silva, Edmunds won 2012 US open junior doubles event. The pair also won the doubles title at the 2013 French Open.
  • He played his first ATP tour match in June 2013.
  • In early 2014, Kyle Edmund received his first GB Davis Cup call-up.
  • In 2015, Kyle Edmund won his first Grand slam match, defeating Stephane Robert in five sets in the first round of the French Open.
  • His highest ranking (as of July 2016) is 67, but it is thought that Kyle Edmund will break into the top 50 very soon.
  • He enjoys watching Formula 1.
  • His tennis idols are Marat Safin and Andy Murray.
  • He is Liverpool FC fan. Gerrard and Carragher were his favourite players growing up.

Angel Di Maria: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Angel Di Maria. Angel Di Maria’s full anme is Angel Fabian Di Maria Hernandez. He was born on 14 February 1988 in Rosario, Argentina. His family didn’t have much money when he was growing up and they struggled to afford his football boots. Di Maria signed for Rosario Central as… Continue Reading

World Cup Facts

Here are some facts about the World Cup. The World Cup is an international football (soccer) competition between FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) countries. It has been held every 4 years since 1930, except 1942 and 1946. Brazil has played in every competition and has won the World Cup 5 times up to 2014.… Continue Reading

Ryan Giggs: Facts and Information

Here are some interesting facts about Ryan Giggs. Ryan Giggs is a football coach and former player. He is the most decorated player in English football history and has also been named Manchester United’s best ever player. Giggs was born in Cardiff, Wales in November 1973. He enjoyed playing rugby league until the family moved… Continue Reading

Luis Suarez: Facts and Information

Here are some fact about Luis Suarez. His full name is Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz. He was born on 24th January 1987 in Salto, Uruguay. He has six brothers. Before he was a footballer, he worked as a street sweeper. He is married to Sfoia Balbi and they have children. Luis Suarez joined Nacional in… Continue Reading

Tour de France Facts

Here are some facts about the Tour de France. The Tour de France is the world’s most famous cycling race. It has taken place every year since 1903, except for the periods during the two world wars. The competition takes place over 3 weeks, covering 3,200 kilometres around France, including the Pyrenees and the Alps.… Continue Reading