On This Day – Jun 22, 1984: 2016 US Open leader Dustin Johnson was born

BIRTHDAYS

Michael Kinane (horse racing) – Irish champion manoeuvre 10 times between 1984 and 1994, innate 1959.

Stephen Crainey (soccer) – former Blackpool and Scotland defender, innate 1981.

Dustin Johnson (golf) – 2016 US Open winner, innate 1984.

Jerome Taylor (cricket) – West Indies quick bowler, innate 1984.

Janko Tipsarevic (tennis) – Serbian who reached a quarter-finals of a US Open in 2011 and 2012, innate 1984.

Danny Ward (soccer) – Liverpool and Wales goalkeeper who won graduation to a Premier League with Huddersfield, innate 1993.

ON THIS DAY

1937: Joe Louis knocked out fortifying champion James J Braddock in Chicago to turn universe heavyweight champion.

2004: Inverness were promoted to a Scottish Premier League when top-flight clubs voted in their foster after they appealed opposite a preference to reject them.

2010: France captain Patrice Evra was forsaken to a dais for his side’s World Cup Group A compare opposite South Africa following a quarrel between a patrol and manager Raymond Domenech.

2012: Danish Kaneria was handed a life cessation by a England and Wales Cricket Board after being found guilty of dual charges of spot-fixing. His afterwards Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield was given a five-year anathema after pleading guilty to one offence.

2014: Nico Rosberg won a Austrian Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton forced to settle for second.

Captain Patrice Evra was forsaken to a dais for France’s 2010 World Cup opener opposite South Africa following a quarrel with manager Raymond Domenech

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1. Who are a stream holders of a FA Women’s Cup?

2. How many balls are on a snooker list during a start of a frame? a) 20 b) 21 c) 22.

3. Rugby kinship manager Vern Cotter left a Scotland pursuit to take over that Top 14 side?

4. Which bar connects Terry Yorath, Peter Beardsley and Nigel Reo-Coker?

5. How many times has Petra Kvitova won Wimbledon?

TV LISTINGS

SOCCER: Fifa Confederations Cup, Cameroon v Australia and Germany v Chile – ITV4 1530 and 1830; European U21 Championship, England v Poland – Sky Sports 1 1900, Slovakia v Sweden – Sky Sports 2 1900.

TENNIS: ATP, AEGON Championships – Eurosport 1 1145, BBC Two England 1300, Gerry Weber Open – Sky Sports 3 1100; WTA, AEGON Classic – Eurosport 2 1130, Mallorca Open – BT Sport 2 1600.

GOLF: European Tour, BMW International Open – Sky Sports 4 1030 and 1430; PGA Tour, Travelers Championship – Sky Sports 4 2030.

HOCKEY: Women’s Hockey World League semi-finals, matches TBC – BT Sport 1 from 1045.

BASEBALL: MLB, Colorado Rockies v Arizona Diamondbacks – BT Sport/ESPN 1900.

RACING: Royal Ascot – ITV and STV 1330.

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QUICK QUIZ BLITZ ANSWERS

1. Manchester City 2. c) 22 (Fifteen red, 6 phony and a evidence ball) 3. Montpellier 4. Vancouver Whitecaps 5. Twice (in 2011 and 2014)

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