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Tuesday, 18 April 2017 00:08

Tuesday, April 18

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

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1908 Boxing. Tommy Burns knocks out Jewy Smith in the fifth round to win the heavyweight title.

1935 Golf. A double eagle on the 15th, wins Gen Sarazen his second Masters.

1942 Motor racing. German racing driver Jochen Rindt is born.

1944 Athletics. Canada's Gerard Cote wins the 48th Boston Marathon in a time of 2:31.50.

1958 Cricket. West Indian bowler Malcolm Marshall is born.

1971 Cricket. Gavaskar scores 220 in the second innings of Test match against West Indies, adding to the 124 he scored in the first innings.

1973 Athletics. Ethiopian runner Haile Gebrselassie is born.

1979 Football. England international Matthew Upson is born. His goal in Bloemfontein for England against Germany in the 2010 World Cup was the first by a West Ham player in the tournament's finals since Geoff Hurst's hat-trick in 1966.

1992 Cricket. South Africa play the West Indies in Bridgetown - their first Test match since 1970.

1994 Athletics. Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya wins the 98th Boston Marathon (2:07.15).

1994 Cricket. Brian Lara scores 375 in one day for West Indies against England, beating Gary Sobers' record.

2013 Football. The Wanderers beat Porton Sports 2-1 in the final of the Lord Bledisloe Cup.

2015 Football. Arsenal beat Reading 2-1 after extra time to reach the FA Cup final.

2017 Football. Leicester City's memorable Champions League run ends at the last eight stage. Their 1-1 draw at home to Athletico Madrid means they lost the tie 2-1 on aggregate.

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