British Society of Sports History

Promoting the Study of the History of Sport

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Sport in History

Sport in History is the official journal of the British Society of Sports History. Four times per year, it publishes original research on the history of sport, leisure and recreation and encourages using the study of sport to illuminate broader historical issues and debates.


Access to Sport in History articles

BSSH members receive a hard copy of each published edition of the journal, and can access electronic versions of previous articles for free by signing in to this website.

Issues that predate 2002 can be accessed from the LA84 Foundation digital library.


Sport in History: Books for Review

A full list of books to review for Sport in History is available here. Please contact reviews editor Lisa Taylor with any queries about reviewing for the journal.