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On this Day - July 21 1964: Steve Collins, former WBO middle and super-middle boxing champion, is born

BIRTHDAYS

John Lowe (darts) - three-time world champion, born 1945.

Barry Richards (cricket) - former South African batsman, born 1945.

Brian Talbot (soccer) - former England, Arsenal and Ipswich midfielder, born 1953.

Kevin Poole (soccer) - former Aston Villa, Leicester and Bolton goalkeeper, born 1963.

Steve Collins (boxing) - former WBO middleweight and super-middleweight champion, born 1964.

Gudni Bergsson (soccer) - former Iceland, Tottenham and Bolton defender, born 1965.

Daryl Powell (rugby league) - former Great Britain half-back, now Castleford coach, born 1965.

Paul Casey (golf) - two-time Ryder Cup winner, born 1977.

Andriy Voronin (soccer) - retired former Liverpool, Dynamo Moscow and Ukraine striker, born 1979.

Liam Ridgewell (soccer) - former Aston Villa, Birmingham and West Brom defender now at Portland Timbers, born 1984.

Chris Gunter (soccer) - Wales and Reading defender, born 1989.

ON THIS DAY

1884: Lord's cricket ground hosted its first Test when it staged the second match in the series between England and Australia. England won by an innings and five runs.

1964: Tottenham forward John White was killed when he was struck by lightning while sheltering from a storm during a round of golf on the links at Crews Hill, Enfield.

1968: Arnold Palmer became the first man to win one million US dollars on the American golf tour when he tied for second place in the US PGA Championship at Pecan Valley, Texas.

1981: England won a remarkable third Ashes Test by 18 runs at Headingley. Ian Botham had taken six wickets in Australia's first innings and made an unbeaten 149 in England's second (following on) before the tourists were dismissed for 111. The hosts went on to win the series - widely known as 'Botham's Ashes' - 3-1.

1991: David Platt completed a £5.5million move from Aston Villa to Bari.

2003: Damien Duff confirmed a £17million move to Chelsea from Blackburn.

2004: Newcastle completed the signing of Patrick Kluivert from Barcelona.

2008: Petr Cech signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the same day they agreed to sell Claude Makelele to Paris St Germain and Khalid Boulahrouz to Stuttgart.

2010: Midfielder Joe Cole completed a move to Liverpool from Chelsea on a four-year deal.

2012: South Africa captain Graeme Smith marked his 100th Test by scoring 131 on day three of the first Test against England at The Oval.

2012: Former Yorkshire and England spinner Don Wilson died at the age of 74.

2013: England beat Australia by 347 runs in the second Investec Ashes Test at Lord's to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series.

2014: England and Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard announced he was retiring from international football after earning 114 caps over 14 years.

QUICK QUIZ

1 Aged 36, which goalkeeper has more than 200 clean sheets from more than 430 Premier League appearances?

2 How many points did Tyrone beat Roscommon by in the All-Ireland SFC last week?

3 Who won the 2014 Open Championship?

4 In what year did retiring Wales and Lions captain Sam Warburton earn his first senior cap?

5 Who is the only player to win tennis' "Golden Slam" - all four grand slam titles plus Olympic gold - in a single calendar year?

(See quiz answers at bottom)

SPORT ON TV

Today (Saturday, July 21)

GOLF: The Open Championship - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports The Open 0900, Sky Sports Main Event 1545.

CRICKET: Vitality T20 Blast, Essex v Hampshire - Sky Sports Cricket 1630.

MOTOR RACING: German Grand Prix, third practice session - Sky Sports F1 1045, Qualifying - Sky Sports F1 1355.

CYCLING: Tour de France - ITV4 1200, Eurosport 1 1145, S4C 1400.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League, Catalans Dragons v Salford - Sky Sports Action 1655.

SOCCER: Betfred Cup, Raith v Hearts - BT Sport 2 1445.

ATHLETICS: Anniversary Games, London Stadium - BBC One 1315.

MOTOR CYCLING: British Superbikes, Brands Hatch - Eurosport 2 1530.

DARTS: World Matchplay from Blackpool - Sky Sports Action 1900, Sky Sports Main Event 2030.

BOXING: Fight Night Live - BT Sport 1 0245 (Sun).

BASEBALL: MLB, Los Angeles Angels v Houston Astros - BT Sport 2 0000 (Sun).

Tomorrow (Sunday, July 22)

GOLF: The Open Championship - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports The Open 0800.

MOTOR RACING: German Grand Prix - Sky Sports F1 1405.

CYCLING: Tour de France - ITV4 1200, Eurosport 1 1145, S4C 1400.

SOCCER: Betfred Cup, Dundee v Dunfermline - BT Sport 2 1445.

TENNIS: WTA Tennis, Bucharest Open - BT Sport 2 1300.

ATHLETICS: Anniversary Games, London Stadium - BBC Two 1300.

MOTOR CYCLING: British Superbikes, Brands Hatch - Eurosport 2 1530.

DARTS: World Matchplay from Blackpool - Sky Sports Action 1300, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Action 1930.

BASEBALL: MLB, New York Yankees v New York Mets - BT Sport/ESPN 0000 (Mon).

QUICK QUIZ answers 1 Petr Cech; 2 18; 3 17; 3 Rory McIlroy; 4 2009; 5 Steffi Graf

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