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Saturday, 29 July 2017 01:03

Saturday, July 29

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

If it's your birthday - which sports stars do you share your special day with?

1927 Cricket. Against Northants, Hampshire's Phil Mead scores his 100th 100.

1948 Olympics. The 14th Olympic Games opened in London - the first in 12 years due to World War II.

1957 Boxing. Floyd Patterson defeats Tommy Jackson in the tenth round of their heavyweight title fight.

1963 Football. Referee Graham Poll is born in Tring, Hertfordshire.

1966 Athletics. Olympic 400m hurdles gold medallist Sally Gunnell is born.

1978 Swimming. Penny Dean swims the English Channel in a record time of seven hours and 40 minutes.

1981 Motor Sport. Spanish Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso is born.

1984 Olympics. The 23rd Olympic Games open in Los Angeles.

1986 Cricket. Warwickshire and England's Dennis Amiss scores his 100th 100 in the game against Lancashire.

1995 Tennis. Former world number one Monica Seles played her first match since being stabbed on court in Hamburg in April 1993.


Golfing Tips


Golf Tips

Andy Beal from Salisbury & South Wilts Golf Club explains to sport4salisbury.com how to play the perfect chip shot.