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Sunday, 02 July 2017 01:32

Sunday, July 2

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

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1900 Olympics. The second Olympic Games of the modern era opens in Paris.

1921 Boxing. Jack Dempsey knocks out George S Carpentier in the fourth round to win the heavyweight title.

1938 Tennis. Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs 6-4, 6-0 to win the 51st ladies singles title at Wimbledon and a record eighth Wimbledon title.

1954 Cricket. Denis Compton scores 278 in 290 minutes against Pakistan.

1966 Tennis. Billie J King wins the 73rd Wimbledon ladies singles title.

1968 Swimming. Canadian swimmer Mark Tewsksbury, who set a world backstroke record, is born.

1983 Tennis Martina Navratilova wins the 90th Wimbledon ladies singles title.

1988 Tennis. Steffi Grafs wins 95th Wimbledon ladies singles title, beating Martina Navratilova 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 in the final.

1985 Motor racing. British Formula 1 driver David Purley dies.

1994 Football. Colombian World Cup player Andres Escobar is shot after his country lost to the USA.

1997 Tennis. For the first time since 1961, two British men - Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski - reached the men's singles quarter-finals at Wimbledon.

2000 Football. France win the European Championships with a golden goal against Italy.

2003 Football. Russian oil tycoon Roman Abramovich buys Chelsea FC.

2014 Tennis. Reigning Wimbledon men's singles champion Andy Murray exits the 2014 competition at the quarter-final stage, losing in straight sets.

2016 Football. Germany beat Italy in a sudden-death penalty shoot-out to reach the last four of Euro 16. The quarter-final tie had ended 1-1 with no further goals being scored in extra-time.

2016 Tennis. At Wimbledon, number one seed Novak Djokovic is knocked out in the third round by American Sam Querrey, seeded 28th.


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