In the Inter-Allied Games of 1919, one of the sporting events included in the games was tug-of-war. This image shows a tug-of-war competition between the United States and Italy. Continue reading “Tug of War”
Before his involvement in the Inter-Allied Games and the International Olympic Committee, Elwood Stanley Brown had a long history of working with the YMCA. Continue reading “Elwood S. Brown”
The first international basketball tournament was played at the IA games in 1919. Continue reading “Basketball”
The gold medalist in the Grenade Throw of the first Inter-Allied Games in 1919 was an American named Fred Thomson.
One of the most popular events of the IA games was the eight team soccer competition.
Since the Inter-Allied games were not sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee and FIFA the matches are not counted by these organizations as official internationals. The inconsistent and incomplete information regarding the players has made it difficult to identity most of the men who represented the United States in the games as well as those who played on the various teams who competed in the American Expeditionary Force championship. Continue reading “The United States Soccer Team”