On This Day - Aug 11 2007: Derry lost to Dublin in the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final on a scoreline of 0-18 to 0-15
ON THIS DAY
1991: Big-hitting John Daly came from nowhere to win the US PGA title at the Crooked Stick course in Indiana, having been a tour rookie and ninth reserve for the tournament.
1994: Goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar left Liverpool after 13 years and 627 appearances to sign for Southampton.
2005: Shane Warne took his 600th Test wicket when he removed Marcus Trescothick in the third Ashes Test at Old Trafford.
2006: Former captain David Beckham was left out of new England coach Steve McClaren's first squad for a friendly against Greece.
2007: Derry lost to Dublin in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship quarter-final on a scoreline of 0-18 to 0-15. Paddy Bradley grabbed a brilliant 0-5 from play for the Oak Leafers.
2008: Rebecca Adlington won the Olympic 400 metres freestyle in Beijing to become Britain's first female swimming gold medallist for 48 years.
2009: Michael Schumacher called off his Formula One comeback with Ferrari because of a neck injury. Schumacher later resumed racing with the Mercedes team.
2011: Tottenham's Premier League clash at home to Everton on the opening day of the new Premier League season was called off after rioting in the area.
2012: Mo Farah won Olympic 5,000 metres gold in London. Boxer Luke Campbell and canoeist Ed McKeever were Great Britain's other gold medallists on the day.
2015: Stoke completed a club-record £12million deal for midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri.
2016: Great Britain's Jason Kenny, Phil Hindes and Callum Skinner won gold in the cycling men's team sprint at the Rio Olympics.
Declan Bonner (GAA): Former Donegal footballer, and current manager of the Donegal minors, born 1965.
Nigel Martyn (soccer) : Former Leeds, Everton and England goalkeeper, born 1966.
Massimiliano Allegri (soccer): Juventus manager, born 1967
Tommy Mooney (soccer): Former Watford striker, born 1971
Ivan Cordoba (soccer): Former Inter Milan and Colombia defender, born 1976
Patty Mills (basketball): San Antonio and Australia point guard, born 1988.
QUICK QUIZ BLITZ
1 Where do Cork City play their Airtricity League home soccer games?
2 In what season were Bellaghy Wolfe Tones crowned All-Ireland senior club champions?
3 How many people have won all four of golf's majors?
4 Nick Skelton won Olympic gold in which sport in 2016?
5 Who scored Tyrone’s only goal in the 2008 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship final?
(See quiz answers at bottom)
SPORT ON TV
Friday, August 11
SOCCER: Premier League, Arsenal v Leicester - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League 1900; Scottish Premiership, Partick Thistle v Celtic - BT Sport 1 1915.
ATHLETICS: World Championships - BBC Two 0930, 1830 and 2200 and BBC One 2030, Eurosport 1 1000 and 1645.
GOLF: US PGA Championship, day two - BBC Two 2305.
TENNIS: Rogers Cup - Sky Sports Action 1730 and 2330 and Sky Sports Main Event 2345, BT Sport 2 1730 and 0000 (Sat).
CRICKET: Kia Super League, Yorkshire Diamonds v Lancashire Thunder - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket 1400; NatWest T20 Blast, Yorkshire v Lancashire - Sky Sports Cricket 1800; CPLT20, Trinbago Knight Riders v Guyana Amazon Warriors - BT Sport 1 0130 (Sat).
MOTORCYCLING: MotoGP Austria, the first and second free practice sessions - BT Sport 2 from 0845.
CYCLING: Arctic Race of Norway, stage two - Eurosport 2 1330; BinckBank Tour, stage five - Eurosport 1 1400; Tour of Colorado, stage two - Eurosport 1 2220.
Saturday, August 12
GAA: Peil na mBan Beo, Kerry v Armagh (Throw-in 6.30pm). Grainne McElwain introduces coverage of the Senior Ladies Football Championship quarter-final – TG4 1825.
SOCCER: Premier League, Watford v Liverpool - Sky Sports Premier League 1130 and Sky Sports Main Event 1230; Brighton v Manchester City - BT Sport 1 1700; Championship, Middlesbrough v Sheffield United - Sky Sports Main Event 1715; Vanarama National League, Maidenhead v Hartlepool - BT Sport 1 1200
ATHLETICS: World Championships - BBC One 0930 and 1830 and BBC Two 1200, Eurosport 1 1000 and 1725.
GOLF: US PGA Championship, day three - BBC Two 2230.
TENNIS: Rogers Cup - Sky Sports Action 1625 and Sky Sports Main Event 2000, BT Sport 2 2300.
CRICKET: Kia Super League, Western Storm v Loughborough Lightning - Sky Sports Cricket 1130; NatWest T20 Blast, Somerset v Kent - Sky Sports Cricket 1530; CPLT20, St Lucia Stars v St Kitts & Nevis Patriots - BT Sport 1 2130, Trinbago Knight Riders v Barbados Tridents - BT Sport 1 0130.
MOTORCYCLING: MotoGP Austria, third free practice session and qualifying - BT Sport 2 from 0800.
CYCLING: BinckBank Tour, stage six - Eurosport 2 1400; Arctic Race of Norway, stage three - Eurosport 2 1600; Tour of Colorado, stage three - Eurosport 1 2215.
HORSE RACING: From Ascot, Haydock Park and Newmarket - ITV4 1230.
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QUICK QUIZ BLITZ answers: 1 Turners Cross; 2 1971-72; 3 Five (Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods); 4 Equestrian (individual jumping); 5 Tommy McGuigan