Pub quiz time: can you name a sport that was invented in Ireland, that is still played all over the world and - here's the real puzzler - that an Irish team won gold in at the London Olympics? Give in? The answer is bicycle polo.
Bicycle polo was, apparently, invented in Wicklow by race cyclist Richard J McCready in 1891. The first inter-club match was played the same year and the first international, between...
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