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On This Day In Sport, June 21: Brazil Make World Cup History, LeBron James' Wait Comes To An End

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Pele lifted the World Cup for the final time on June 21, 1970. Forty-two years later, LeBron James finally hoisted the Larry O'Brien trophy

On This Day In Sport, June 16: France Begin Road To World Cup Glory, Warriors End Title Drought

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France's 2018 World Cup campaign began with an unconvincing 2-1 win over Australia exactly two years ago, on June 16


On This Day In Sport, June 13: Babe Ruth's Farewell, Hello To Twenty20, Spain's World Cup Chaos

Babe Ruth made a final visit to Yankee Stadium, Real Madrid ruled Europe, T20 cricket was launched, and Spain sacked Lopetegui before the 2018 World Cup

On This Day In Sport, June 12: Michael Jordan's First Of Six, Finals Glory For Lakers and Warriors

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Michael Jordan, the LA Lakers and the Golden State Warriors all had days to remember on this date over the years


On This Day In Sport, June 11: Rafael Nadal's 10th French Open And Mike Tyson's Final Fight... Probably

Rafael Nadal and Jean Alesi have reason to enjoy June 11, but Mike Tyson will not be such a fan of this day in sporting history

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10 June, 2020

On This Day In Sport, June 10: Italy Triumph Twice, Sebastian Coe Smashes World Record And Ivan Lendl Downs John McEnroe

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Italy won the World Cup and European Championship 34 years apart on June 10, which is also the date Ivan Lendl beat John McEnroe in Paris


09 June, 2020

On This Day In Sport, June 9: Career Grand Slam For Maria Sharapova, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Makes NBA Finals History

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June 9 is a date to cherish for Maria Sharapova, while Kareem Abdul-Jabbar set a record 35 years ago that still stands today. We look back at some of the top moments to occur on this day in the world of sport


05 June, 2020

On This Day In Sport, June 5: Maiden Roland Garros Title For Rafael Nadal, Michael Jordan Defies Belief In NBA Finals

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The French Open has been won by Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Francesca Schiavone on this day in previous years. Here we take a look at the most memorable sports events to have occurred on June 5


04 June, 2020

On This Day In Sport, June 4: Shane Warne's 'Ball Of The Century', All Blacks Run In Record Score

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Shane Warne, the All Blacks and Ricky Hatton each came up with the goods on this day in years past. We take a look at the major sporting events to have happened on this day through the year


03 June, 2020

On This Day In Sport, June 3: Cristiano Ronaldo Leads Real Madrid To History, World Mourns Muhammad Ali

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June 3 brought jubilation for Real Madrid in 2017, but a year earlier the world of sport lost a true icon - Muhammad Ali


02 June, 2020

On This Day In Sport, June 2: 'The Special One' Arrives, Blatter Departs And Schumacher Gets Off The Mark

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Jose Mourinho first declared himself as 'The Special One' on this day in 2004, while June 2 was a momentous date for Micheal Schumacher


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29 May, 2020

On This Day In Sport, May 29: Manchester United Win First European Cup, SunRisers Hyderabad Claim Maiden IPL Title

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May 29 is a meaningful date in Manchester United's illustrious history, as well as being a memorable one for IPL franchise SunRisers Hyderabad


28 May, 2020

On This Day In Sport, May 28: Prati Hat-trick Seals European Cup For Milan, Tearful Totti Bows Out

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It was an emotional day as Francesco Totti played his last game three years ago and Pierino Prati was AC Milan's hero on May 28, 1969


26 May, 2020

On This Day In Sport, May 26: Ganguly And Dravid Slay Sri Lanka, Solskjaer Leaves Bayern Crestfallen

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On this day, Manchester United completed an unprecedented treble while Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid formed 318-run stand against Sri Lanka


22 May, 2020

On This Day In Sport, May 22: Jose Mourinho's Inter Complete Treble, Rugby World Cup Debuts

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The inaugural Rugby World Cup began on this day in 1987, while a decade ago, Jose Mourinho completed a treble with Inter


21 May, 2020

When Mitchell Johnson Produced A Heart-Stopping, IPL-Wining Over To Gift Mumbai Indians Third Title - WATCH

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Defending 11 off the last over, Aussie pacer Mitchell Johnson held his nerves to help Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant in the final of 2017 IPL final


21 May, 2020

On This Day In Sport: Manchester United Conquer Europe, Mumbai Indians Win An IPL Thriller

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There is a cricket theme running through sporting history for May 21 - as well as an unforgettable outing for Manchester United in Europe


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14 May, 2020

On This Day In Sport, May 14: Blackburn Rovers Crowned EPL Champions, Fernando Alonso Makes History

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May 14 will always be a date to remember for Blackburn Rovers and it was also a historic one for Spanish motorsport


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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