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On This Day - June 30 2002: Ronaldo scored twice as Brazil won the World Cup for the fifth time

Brazil's Ronaldo beats Germany's keeper Oliver Kahn to score in the 2002 World Cup final in Yokohama, Japan

ON THIS DAY

1951: England beat Australia 17-1 in Sydney, a match the Football Association does not count as a full international.

1990: Jockey Willie Carson became only the third man, after Gordon Richards and Alec Russell, to ride six winners at one meeting.

1991: Duke McKenzie became the first British-based boxer to win world titles at two different weights when he beat Gaby Canizales for the WBO bantamweight crown in Southwark. He had previously held the IBF flyweight title.

1998: David Beckham was sent off as England were knocked out of the World Cup on penalties by Argentina in the second round.

1999: Manchester United pulled out of the FA Cup in order to compete in the inaugural FIFA Club World Championship.

2002: Ronaldo scored twice as Brazil won the World Cup for the fifth time, beating Germany 2-0 in the final in Yokohama.

2013: Nico Rosberg was reprimanded by stewards for failing to slow for yellow flags during the British Grand Prix at Silverstone but kept his race win.

2015: Leicester dismissed manager Nigel Pearson with the club saying that "fundamental differences in perspective exist between us".

2016: Southampton confirmed Claude Puel as their new manager on a three-year contract. The Frenchman was sacked after less than 12 months in the role despite steering Saints to the EFL Cup final, where they lost to Manchester United, and an eighth-place finish in the Premier League in his first season.

BIRTHDAYS

Gary Pallister (soccer) - former Manchester United, Middlesbrough and England defender, born 1965.

Mike Tyson (boxing) - former world heavyweight champion, born 1966.

David Busst (soccer) - former Coventry defender who was forced to retire after horrifically breaking his leg against Manchester United in 1996, born 1967.

Sanath Jayasuriya (cricket) - former Sri Lankan batsman and captain who also played for Somerset, born 1969.

Ralf Schumacher (motor racing) - German ex-Formula One star who is the younger brother of seven-time world champion Michael, born 1975.

Ryan ten Doeschate (cricket) - Essex's Dutch all-rounder, born 1980.

Michael Phelps (swimming) - American swimmer and most decorated Olympian of all-time with 28 medals, including 23 golds, born 1985.

Tom Davies (soccer) - Everton midfielder, born 1998.

QUICK QUIZ BLITZ

1 The New York Knicks play their home matches at which world-renowned venue?

2 Who finished runner-up to Usain Bolt in the 100 metres at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing?

3 Which county won the 2000 Ulster GAA Senior Football Championship title?

4 In which year did Tiger Woods win the last of his 14 majors?

5 Brendan Rodgers began his senior managerial career with which club?

(See quiz answers at bottom)

SPORT ON TV

Today (Friday, June 30)

SOCCER: European Under-21s Championship final, Germany v Spain - Sky Sports 1 1930.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League, Castleford Tigers v Hull FC - Sky Sports 2 1930.

TENNIS: ATP and WTA, AEGON International - Eurosport 1 from 1045 and BBC Two England 1300.

CRICKET: One-day international, West Indies v India - Sky Sports 3 1355.

GOLF: European Tour, HNA Open de France - Sky Sports 1 and 4 0930; PGA Tour, Quicken Loans National - Sky Sports 4 2030; Women's PGA Championship - Sky Sports 4 1730; US Seniors Tour, US Seniors Open - Sky Sports 4 2330.

ROWING: Henley Royal Regatta - BT Sport 1 1300.

MOTORCYCLING: MotoGP, Grand Prix of Germany practice - BT Sport 2 from 0800.

MOTOR RACING: World Rally Championship, Rally Poland - BT Sport 2 1800.

RUGBY UNION: Super Rugby, Sharks v Bulls - Sky Sports 5 1755, Jaguares v Kings - Sky Sports 1 0000 (Sat).

Tomorrow (Saturday, July 1)

RUGBY UNION: Second Test, New Zealand v British & Irish Lions - Sky Sports 1 0730; Super Rugby, Cheetahs v Stormers and Lions v Sunwolves - Sky Sports 3 1400 and 1610.

CRICKET: Royal London One-Day Cup final, Nottinghamshire v Surrey - Sky Sports 2 1030.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League, Catalans Dragons v Leigh Centurions - Sky Sports 1 1655.

TENNIS: ATP and WTA, AEGON International - Eurosport 2 from 1200 and BBC One England 1215.

CYCLING: Tour de France, stage one - ITV4, Eurosport 1 and S4C 1400.

SOCCER: Chinese Super League, Jiangsu Suning v Shanghai SIPG - Sky Sports 5 1230; MLS, Sporting Kansas City v Portland Timbers - Sky Sports 1 0000 (Sun).

GOLF: European Tour, HNA Open de France - Sky Sports 4 1230; PGA Tour, Quicken Loans National - Sky Sports 4 1800.

ROWING: Henley Royal Regatta - BT Sport 1 1300.

MOTORCYCLING: MotoGP, Grand Prix of Germany practice and qualifying - BT Sport 2 from 0800; British Superbikes, qualifying from Snetterton - Eurosport 2 1700.

ATHLETICS: Diamond league, Meeting de Paris - Eurosport 2 1900 and Eurosport 1 2130.

MOTOR RACING: World Rally Championship, Rally Poland - BT Sport 1 0700 and BT Sport/ESPN 1300.

BOXING: British light-heavyweight title bout, Frank Buglioni v Ricky Summers - Sky Sports 1 1930.

BASEBALL: MLB, Miami Marlins v Milwaukee Brewers - BT Sport/ESPN 2100; New York Yankees v Houston Astros - BT Sport 2 0000 (Sun).

RACING: From Newcastle - ITV 1330.

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QUICK QUIZ BLITZ answers: 1 Madison Square Garden; 2 Richard Thompson; 3 Armagh, they beat Derry by 1-12 to 1-11; 4 2008 (at the US Open); 5 Watford.

 

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