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Tuesday, 14 March 2017 00:17

Tuesday, March 14

Famous sporting events and news from yesteryear that happened on this day

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1905 Football. Chelsea FC is founded.

1939 Cricket. The longest-ever Test match was abandoned after 12 days as the England side had to catch their bus home.

1956 Athletics. Javelin thrower Tessa Sanderson is born.

1976 Rugby Union. England World Cup winner Phil Vickery is born.

1981 Cricket. Former Surrey batsman Ken Barrington dies from a heart attack while touring with the England team in West Indies.

1999 Boxing. The clash between Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield ended in a draw.

2004 Cricket. England beat the West Indies in the first Test match played in Jamaica. The West Indies scored their lowest ever total - just 47.

2009 Football. Charlie Griffin and Charles Ademeno score for Salisbury City as they beat Blue Square Premier leaders Burton Albion 2-1 away. A crowd of 2,274 watched the game.

2014 Horse Racing. A dramatic Cheltenham Gold Cup ends in victory for 20/1 outsider Lord Windermere, ridden by Davy Russell. The result was confirmed 15 minutes after the race had ended - a photo-finish being followed by a stewards' enquiry. Jim Culloty, who won three Gold Cups aboard Best Mate, trained Lord Windermere.

2017 Football. Leicester City reach the last eight of the Champions League courtesy of a 2-0 home win against Seville. City won 3-2 on aggregate.

2017 Horse racing. The opening day of the Cheltenham Festival produces a hat-trick of wins for trainer Gordon Elliott including the first race of the meeting - the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle - in which 17-year-old Jack Kennedy rode 25/1 shot Labaik to victory. Apple's Jade (7/2) and Tiger Roll (16/1) completed the trainer's trio. Nicky Henderson had two winners- 1/4 favourite Altior and Buveur D'air (5/1).

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