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International Surfing Day

International Surfing Day is a worldwide celebration of the sport of surfing. The day is observed with surf contests,barbecues, film screening and other surf-Related events. International Surfing Day, is held annually on or near the date of the summer solstice—usually June 21 (20 June on leap years) it is an unofficial, environmentally conscious sports-centered holiday …

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Dick Francis CBE FRSL

British steeplechase jockey and crime writer, Richard Stanley “Dick” Francis CBE FRSL sadly passed away on 14 February 2010, At his Caribbean home in Grand Cayman. Born 31 October 1920 in Coedcanlas, Pembrokeshire, Wales, He was the son of a jockey and stable manager and grew up in Berkshire, England. He left school at 15 …

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Muhammad Ali

Former American Professional Boxer Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. On January 17, 1942. He is generally regarded as the most significant heavyweight in the history of the sport. Early in his career, Ali was known for being an inspiring, controversial and polarizing figure both inside and outside the boxing ring. He is …

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Mark Knopfler/Pete Sampras/Tanita Tikaram

Mark Knopfler, the singer-songwriter and guitarist with British rock band, Dire Straits, was born 12th August 1949. Formed in 1977 by Brothers Mark (lead vocals and lead guitar)and David Knopfler (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), and friends John Illsley (bass guitar and backing vocals, and Pick Withers (drums and percussion), they recorded a five-song demo …

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Wimbledon, Euro 2016, British Grand Prix

The Wimbledon Mens singles final for the 130th Wimbledon Championship took place Sunday 10 July 2016 between No.2 seed Andy Murray and No.6 seed Canada’s Milos Roanic after Roanic beat Roger Federer. Andy Murray eventually went on to claim his third Grand Slam title after he beat Milos Roanic 6-4 7-6(7-3) 7-6(7-2) ———————————- EURO 2016 …

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Muhammad Ali

Former American Professional Boxer Muhammad Ali sadly died 3 June 2016. Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. In January 17, 1942, he is generally regarded as the most significant heavyweight in the history of the sport. Early in his career, Ali was known for being an inspiring, controversial and polarizing figure both inside and outside the …

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Dick Francis CBE FRSL

British steeplechase jockey and crime writer, Richard Stanley “Dick” Francis CBE FRSL sadly passed away on 14 February 2010, At his Caribbean home in Grand Cayman. Born 31 October 1920 in Coedcanlas, Pembrokeshire, Wales, He was the son of a jockey and stable manager and grew up in Berkshire, England. He left school at 15 …

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Michael Schumacher

German Formula One racing driver Michael Schumacher was born 3 January 1969. Schumacher is a seven-time World Champion and is widely regarded as one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time.He holds many of Formula One’s driver records, including most championships, race victories, fastest laps, pole positions, points scored and most races won in …

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Emerson Fittipaldi

Brazilian Formula One driver Emerson Fittipaldi, was born December 12th 1946, and throughout a long and successful career he has won the Indianapolis 500 twice and championships in both Formula One and CART.Aged 14 Fittipaldi was racing motorcycles, and aged 16 hydrofoils. While racing one day, his brother Wilson took off at 70 mph (110 …

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Jacques Villeneuve snr.

Canadian racer Jacques Villeneuve Sr. was born November 4, 1953. He is the younger brother of the late Gilles Villeneuve, and uncle to Jacques Villeneuve (1997 F1 world champion). Born in the small town of Berthierville, Quebec, Canada, Villeneuve has had a varied motorsport career, taking in Formula Atlantic, CART, Can-Am, snowmobile racing and Formula …

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