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On This Day - Nov 13 1992: Evander Holyfield loses world heavyweight boxing title to Riddick Bowe

Evander Holyfield lost his world heavyweight title to Riddick Bowe in Las Vegas after two years as champion 

BIRTHDAYS

Jack Birkenshaw (cricket) - former Leicestershire and England spinner, and one-time Foxes coach, born 1940.

Howard Wilkinson (soccer) - former Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds manager and England caretaker boss, born 1943.

Roberto Boninsegna (soccer) - former Italy and Inter Milan striker who scored in the 1970 World Cup final defeat to Brazil, born 1943.

Clive Wilson (soccer) - former Tottenham and QPR defender, born 1961.

Quim (soccer) - former Portugal goalkeeper, born 1975.

Kelly Sotherton (athletics) - 2006 Commonwealth champion and 2004 and 2008 Olympic bronze medallist in heptathlon, now retired, born 1976.

Dana Vollmer (swimming) - American five-time Olympic gold medallist, including three at London 2012, born 1987.

ON THIS DAY 

1963: Sporting set a new record for the highest score in one of the major European club competitions when they beat Apoel Nicosia 16-1 in the first round of the European Cup Winners' Cup.

1992: Evander Holyfield lost his world heavyweight title to Riddick Bowe in Las Vegas after two years as champion.

1997: Ron Atkinson returned as manager of struggling Sheffield Wednesday. He managed to keep the Owls in the Premier League but stepped down at the end of the season to be replaced by Danny Wilson.

2006: Desert Orchid, one of the most successful steeplechasers of all time, died at the age of 27.

2006: Luton manager Mike Newell apologised to assistant referee Amy Rayner after describing her appearance at the 3-2 defeat by QPR as "tokenism for the politically correct idiots". The Hatters issued a statement describing Newell's criticism of Rayner as "completely unacceptable", adding he would be required to explain his remarks.

2011: Snow Fairy, trained by Ed Dunlop and ridden by Ryan Moore, won the Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup for the second successive year at Kyoto, Japan.

2012: A police investigation into alleged comments made by referee Mark Clattenberg towards John Obi Mikel during a match between Chelsea and Manchester United was dropped due to a lack of evidence.

2015: The world of sport united to pay its respects and offer support to the victims of the Paris terror attacks, in which the cousin of footballer Lassana Diarra, who was playing for France against Germany in the city at the time of the incidents, was among the 129 people killed.

QUICK QUIZ

1 Sergio Ramos joined Real Madrid from which club in 2005?

2 Who do Eoghan Rua, Coleraine play in the 2018 Ulster Senior Football Club Championship semi-final??

3 In which year did Virginia Wade win the Wimbledon women's singles title?

4 Which golfer won The Open in 2017?

5 What is the nickname of Columbus' NHL team?

(See quiz answers at bottom)

SPORT ON TV 

Today (Tuesday, November 13)

TENNIS: ATP World Tour Finals - Sky Sports Main Event 1200, 1345 & 1800, BBC Two England 1400.

CRICKET: Women's ICC World T20, Pakistan v Ireland - Sky Sports Cricket 1930; Australia v New Zealand - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 2330.

GOLF: Hero Challenge Dubai - Sky Sports Golf 1530.

SNOOKER: Northern Ireland Open - Eurosport 1 1245 & 1845.

CYCLING: Tour of Fuzhou - Eurosport 2 0500.

DARTS: Day four of the 2018 World Grand Slam of Darts - Sky Sports Action 1900, Sky Sports Main Event 1930.

Tomorrow (Tuesday, November 13)

TENNIS: ATP World Tour Finals - Sky Sports Main Event 1200, 1345 & 1800, BBC Two England 1400.

CRICKET: Women's ICC World T20, Pakistan v Ireland - Sky Sports Cricket 1930; Australia v New Zealand - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 2330.

GOLF: Hero Challenge Dubai - Sky Sports Golf 1530.

SNOOKER: Northern Ireland Open - Eurosport 1 1245 & 1845.

CYCLING: Tour of Fuzhou - Eurosport 2 0500.

DARTS: Day four of the 2018 World Grand Slam of Darts - Sky Sports Action 1900, Sky Sports Main Event 1930.

QUICK QUIZ answers: 1 Sevilla; 2 Scotstown; 3 1977; 4 Jordan Spieth; 5 Blue Jackets

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