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On This Day – May 23, 2002: Roy Keane walks out of Republic of Ireland's pre-World Cup training camp in Saipan

On this day in 2002, Roy Keane left the Republic of Ireland's pre-World Cup training camp in Saipan

ON THIS DAY

2001: Bayern Munich beat Valencia on penalties to win the Champions League final in Milan.

2002: Roy Keane left the Republic of Ireland's pre-World Cup training camp on the Pacific island of Saipan after a row with national team manager Mick McCarthy, who branded him "a disruptive influence".

2007: AC Milan won the Champions League, beating Liverpool 2-1 in the final in Athens.

2011: Ryan Giggs was named as the married footballer at the centre of a controversial privacy case after he was identified in the House of Commons by MP John Hemming.

2012: QPR midfielder Joey Barton was banned for 12 matches and fined £75,000 following his dismissal against Manchester City on the final day of the Premier League season.

2015: James DeGale won the IBF super-middleweight title against Andre Dirrell, becoming Great Britain's first boxing Olympic champion to win a world title.

BIRTHDAYS

Gerry Armstrong (soccer) - former Tottenham player who won 63 caps for Northern Ireland, born 1954.

Marvin Hagler (boxing) - American world middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987, born 1954.

Graeme Hick (cricket) - former Worcestershire and England batsman, now part of Australia's coaching set-up, born 1966.

Rubens Barrichello (motor racing) - Brazilian former Formula One driver, born 1972.

Richard Hill (rugby union) - former England and Saracens forward, born 1973.

Ricardinho (soccer) - former Brazil player, born 1976.

Ross Wallace (soccer) - former Celtic and Sunderland midfielder, now with Sheffield Wednesday, born 1985.

Former Northern Ireland striker Gerry Armstrong (right) was born on this day in 1954

QUICK QUIZ BLITZ

1. Jose Mourinho began his managerial career with which club?

2. Which Formula One driver is racing in the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday?

3. How old was Laura Robson when she won the Wimbledon girls' singles title in 2008?

4. Who did Frank Bruno beat to become the heavyweight championship of the world in 1995.

5. The Baltimore Orioles play in which major American sporting league?

SPORT ON TV

SOCCER: Fifa U20 World Cup, England v Guinea - Eurosport 1 0845, Mexico v Germany - Eurosport 2 1145.

TENNIS: French Open, qualifying - Eurosport 2 0900, 1400 and 1630; WTA, Strasbourg - BT Sport 1 1000, 1630; ATP, Geneva Open - Eurosport 2 1700.

CYCLING: Giro d'Italia - Eurosport 1 1200.

BASKETBALL: NBA, Cleveland Cavaliers v Boston Celtics - BT Sport 1 0130 (Wed).

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