On This Day - Aug 26 2012: Donegal made it to the All-Ireland final following a 0-16 to 1-11 win over Cork.
ON THIS DAY
1972: The most tragic Olympic Games opened in Munich. The Games were to be marred by the deaths of 11 Israeli athletes at the hands of terrorists.
2000: After being sent off twice in three days, Arsenal midfielder Patrick Vieira ended the week on a high with two goals in a 5-3 win over Charlton.
2001: Despite leading by five points in the second half, Derry lost their All-Ireland semi-final to Galway 1-14 to 1-11.
2004: American Shawn Crawford won 200 metres gold at the Olympics in Athens.
2007: Kerry held off a late Dublin fightback to secure an All-Ireland final date with Cork, the Kingdom winning 1-15 to 0-16.
2008: England claimed a 10-wicket victory in the second one-day international against South Africa at Trent Bridge. They went on to win the series 4-0.
2009: Sir David Murray announced he was to step down as a board director and chairman of Rangers.
2011: QPR completed the signing of Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton on a four-year contract.
2012: Donegal made it to the All-Ireland final following a 0-16 to 1-11 win over Cork.
2014: Manchester United smashed the British transfer record as they signed Angel di Maria from Real Madrid for £59.7million. He lasted just one season at the club before joining Paris St Germain.
2015: Kenyans Joyce Zakary and Koki Manunga were the first athletes to fail drugs tests at the World Championships in Beijing.
Howard Clark (golf) - Englishman who played in six Ryder Cups, born 1954.
Roger Kingdom (athletics) - Olympic 110 metres hurdles champion in 1984 and 1988, born 1962.
David Byas (cricket) - former Yorkshire captain and coach, born 1963.
Chris Boardman (cycling) - 1992 Olympic pursuit champion, born 1968.
Nicky Summerbee (soccer) - former Manchester City and Sunderland winger, born 1971.
Tino Best (cricket) - West Indies bowler, born 1981.
Colin Kazim-Richards (soccer) - London-born Turkey and Corinthians forward, born 1986.
1. Who did Tyrone play in their last All-Ireland semi-final win back in 2008?
2. Which AFL club does Conor McKenna play for?
3. Sebastien Loeb is a famous name in which motor sport?
4. Which of the four grand slams did Pete Sampras never win?
5. In which year was the Grand National held on a Monday after a bomb scare?
(See quiz answers at bottom)
SPORT ON TV
Today (Saturday, August 26)
GAELIC GAMES: All-Ireland SFC, Mayo v Kerry- RTE1, 1430 & Sky Sports Arena 1400 ;Ladies All-Ireland Championship, Meath v Tipperary & Dublin v Kerry – TG4 1630.
SOCCER: Premier League, Bournemouth v Manchester City - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League 1130, Manchester United v Leicester - BT Sport 1 1700; Championship, Nottingham Forest v Leeds - Sky Sports Main Event 1715; National League, Halifax v Guiseley - BT Sport 1 1200.
CRICKET: Day two of second Test, England v West Indies - Sky Sports Cricket 1000, Sky Sports Main Event 1515.
RUGBY LEAGUE: Challenge Cup final, Wigan v Hull FC - BBC One 1400.
MOTOR SPORT: Formula One, Belgian Grand Prix practice and qualifying - Sky Sports F1 0945 and 1200, Channel 4 0955 and 1155, eir Sport 1 0955 and 1255.
RUGBY UNION: Rugby Championship, New Zealand v Australia - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Action 0800, Argentina v South Africa - Sky Sports Action 1800; Women's World Cup, France v USA - eir Sport 1 from 1425, England v New Zealand - ITV4 1915.
MOTORCYCLING: MotoGP, British Grand Prix practice and qualifying - BT Sport 2 from 0900.
TENNIS: ATP, Winston-Salem Open - Eurosport 2 2200; WTA, Connecticut Open - BT Sport 1 2100.
GOLF: European Tour, The Made in Denmark - Sky Sports Golf 1200; PGA Tour, The Northern Trust - Sky Sports Golf 1800, Sky Sports Main Event 1940.
CYCLING: La Vuelta - Eurosport 1 1400.
HORSE RACING: York Ebor Festival - ITV from 0925, STV 1330.
Tomorrow (Sunday, August 27)
GAELIC GAMES: All-Ireland U-17 final, Tyrone v Roscommon – TG4, 1140; All-Ireland MFC, Derry v Dublin – TG4 1330; All-Ireland SFC, Tyrone v Dublin – RTE2 1515 & Sky Sports Arena 1430.
SOCCER: Premier League, West Brom v Stoke - Sky Sports Premier League 1230, Liverpool v Arsenal - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League 1530; Scottish Premiership, Ross County v Rangers - BT Sport 1 1430; Serie A, AC Milan v Cagliari - BT Sport 1 1930, Napoli v Atalanta - eir Sport 1 1940; Hannover v Schalke - BT Sport 1 1715; Ligue 1 Monaco v Marseille - BT Sport 2 1945, Angers v Lille - eir Sport 1 1545, BT Sport/ESPN 1600.
CRICKET: Day three of second Test, England v West Indies - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 1000.
MOTOR SPORT: Belgian Grand Prix - Sky Sports F1 from 1130, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports F1 1230, eir Sport 1 1255; British Touring Car Championship, races from Rockingham Motor Speedway - ITV4 1045.
MOTOR CYCLING: MotoGP, British Grand Prix warm-up and race - BT Sport 2 0930 and 1515.
GOLF: European Tour, The Made in Denmark - Sky Sports Golf 1200; PGA Tour, The Northern Trust - Sky Sports Golf 1700, Sky Sports Main Event 1900.
CYCLING: La Vuelta - Eurosport 1 1400.
RUGBY UNION: Top 14, Toulon v Pau - Sky Sports Action 1555.
BASEBALL: MLB, Washington Nationals v New York Mets - BT Sport/ESPN 0100 (Mon).
QUICK QUIZ answers: 1 Wexford; 2 Essendon; 3 Rallying; 4 French Open; 5 1997.