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TO­DAY Foot­ball Friendly, Ger­many Un­der-21 v Por­tu­gal Un­der-21 - Eurosport 1 1645, France v Spain - ITV4 1940. Cricket Fourth Test, In­dia v Aus­tralia - Sky Sports 2 0450; Third Test, New Zealand v South Africa - Sky Sports 3 2230. Ten­nis ATP Masters, Miami Open - Sky Sports 1 1600 and 0200 (Wed); WTA, Miami Open - BT Sport 1 1600 and 0030 (Wed). Snooker China Open - Eurosport 1 0700 and 1230. Bas­ket­ball NBA, Hous­ton Rock­ets v Golden State War­riors - BT Sport 2 0100. Steve Bad­de­ley (bad­minton) - for­mer Euro­pean and Com­mon­wealth cham­pion, born 1961. Philip Wal­ton (golf) - Ir­ish­man whose sin­gles win se­cured Europe’s 1995 Ry­der Cup vic­tory at Oak Hill in Amer­ica, born 1962. Steve Bull (foot­ball) - for­mer Wolves and Eng­land striker, born 1965. Nasser Hus­sain (cricket) - for­mer Eng­land cap­tain, born 1968. Stan Wawrinka (ten­nis) - three­time grand slam win­ner from Switzer­land, born 1985. Barbora Strycova (ten­nis) - Czech win­ner of the 2011 Bell Chal­lenge in Que­bec, born 1986. Eka­te­rina Bo­brova (ice skat­ing) - Olympic cham­pion fig­ure skater from Rus­sia, born 1990. 1912: Both boats in the an­nual Univer­sity Boat Race cap­sized on the River Thames. Ox­ford won the re-run race but their boat sank again on the same day in 1925. 1955: In cricket, New Zealand were dis­missed by Eng­land for just 26 runs in Auck­land. The in­nings, New Zealand’s sec­ond, lasted 27 overs and stands as the low­est com­pleted in Test cricket. 2000: The FA fined seven Le­ices­ter play­ers and of­fi­cials £75,500 plus £17,500 costs for ‘’breath­tak­ing care­less­ness’’ in dis­tribut­ing League Cup fi­nal tick­ets. Andy Im­pey re­ceived the big­gest fine, in ex­cess of £20,000. 2004: Sven-Go­ran Eriks­son agreed a two-year ex­ten­sion to his Eng­land con­tract, tak­ing him to 2008. He even­tu­ally left his post af­ter the 2006 World Cup. 2007: Steve McClaren stormed out of a post-match press con­fer­ence only two ques­tions in af­ter his Eng­land side strug­gled to de­feat part-timers An­dorra in a Euro 2008 qual­i­fier in Barcelona. 2008: It emerged that sprinter Dwain Cham­bers planned to visit Su­per League club Castle­ford for talks about a pos­si­ble ca­reer in rugby league. He later re­turned to full-time ath­let­ics. 2009: David Beck­ham came on as a sec­ond-half sub­sti­tute for Eng­land in their friendly against Slo­vakia at Wem­b­ley, earn­ing his 109th cap and sur­pass­ing Bobby Moore’s record for an out­field player.

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