On This Day - July 13 2003: Tyrone and Down draw a thrilling Ulster final
ON THIS DAY
1918: Italian racing driver Alberto Ascari was born. The first man to win successive world titles in 1952 and 1953, he lost his life while testing a new Ferrari at Monza in 1955.
1930: The first World Cup football match was contested when France met Mexico in Montevideo. A crowd of about 1,000 witnessed the historic match, which France won 4-1.
1995: Former Arsenal manager George Graham was banned from football for a year by the Football Association after being found guilty of misconduct charges relating to transfer 'bungs'.
1998: Arsenal favourite Ian Wright signed a two-year contract to join West Ham.
2003: Tyrone drew with Down in the Ulster SFC final. The game finished Tyrone 1-17 Down 4-8. The replay was a week later when Tyrone enjoyed a resounding win on a finishing score line of 0-23 to 1-5. They would go on to win the county's first All-Ireland title that September.
2004: Manchester City signed full-back Danny Mills from Leeds on a five-year contract.
2009: Manchester City announced they had reached agreement with striker Carlos Tevez over a proposed move to the City of Manchester Stadium.
2010: Steve McNamara left Bradford Bulls by mutual consent, freeing him up to take over as full-time England rugby league coach with immediate effect.
2011: Liverpool agreed a fee with Aston Villa for England winger Stewart Downing.
2012: The Scottish Football League announced that Rangers would start the 2012-13 season in the Scottish Third Division; John Terry was cleared of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand at Westminster Magistrates' Court.
2014: Germany won the World Cup by beating Argentina 1-0 after extra time in Rio de Janeiro.
2015: Claudio Ranieri was appointed first-team manager at Leicester, replacing the sacked Nigel Pearson; Manchester United signed midfielders Bastian Schweinsteiger from Bayern Munich and Morgan Schneiderlin from Southampton.
Chrissy McKaigue (GAA) - Slaughtneil and Derry defender, born 1989.
Michael Spinks (boxing) - American two-weight world champion and 1976 Olympic gold medallist, born 1956.
Barry Pinches (snooker) - English snooker player, born 1970.
Jarno Trulli (motor racing) - Former Formula One driver, born 1974.
Craig Bellamy (soccer) - Former Wales striker, born 1979.
Liu Xiang (athletics) - Retired Chinese athlete who won Olympic 110 metres hurdles gold in 2004, born 1983.
QUICK QUIZ BLITZ
1. In what year did Roger Federer last win a grand slam title?
2. Who scored the goals for Crossmaglen Rangers in the 2011 All-Ireland Club SFC final?
3. Manchester City signed Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho from which club?
4. Who was the last golfer to win back-to-back Open championships?
5. Cam Newton plays quarterback for which NFL franchise?
(See answers at bottom)
SPORT ON TV
GAA: GAA Beo - coverage of a Munster U21 Hurling Championship semi-final - TG4 1915.
CRICKET: NatWest T20 Blast Cricket, Derbyshire Falcons v Lancashire Lightning - Sky Sports 2 1800.
CYCLING: Tour de France - Eurosport 1 1300 and 1630, S4C 1400, ITV4 1400.
FOOTBALL: MLS, New York Red Bulls v Orlando City - Sky Sports 3 0035 (Thu).
TENNIS: German Open - Sky Sports 3 1000 and 1700.
GOLF: The Open - Sky Sports 4 0630, eir Sport 1 0630; PGA Tour, Barbasol Championship - Sky Sports 4 2300.
CRICKET: Test, England v Pakistan - Sky Sports 2 1000.
CYCLING: Tour de France - Eurosport 1 1300 and 1615, S4C 1400, ITV4 1400.
RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League, Hull FC v Hull Kingston Rovers - Sky Sports 2 1930.
FOOTBALL: Euro Under-19s Championship Football, Germany v Portugal - Eurosport 1 1815.
TENNIS: German Open - Sky Sports 3 1000.
1. 2012; 2. Aaron Cunningham and Jamie Clarke; 3. Shakhtar Donetsk; 4.Padraig Harrington; 5. Carolina Panthers.