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ON THIS DAY

1954: Roger Bannister became the first man to run a mile in less than four minutes. His exact time in the race at Oxford’s Iffley Road was three minutes and 59.4 seconds.

BIRTHDAYS

Graeme Souness - Former Scotland and Liverpool midfielder and ex-Reds and Rangers manager, born 1953. Jim Magilton - Former Ipswich and QPR manager and ex-Northern Ireland internatio­nal, born 1969. Chris Adams - Former Sussex, Derbyshire and England batsman, born 1970. Dani Alves - Brazil and Sao Paulo full-back, born 1983. Dominika Cibulkova (tennis) - Australian Open tennis finalist in 2014, born 1989. Mateo Kovacic - Croatian midfielder who plays for Chelsea, born 1994. Sophie Ecclestone - England left-arm spinner, born 1999.

QUIZ

1: Which player holds the record for the highest transfer fee for an African player?

2: Which English and French goalkeeper­s jointly hold the record for most World Cup finals clean sheets?

3: Which horse set records in all three races on his way to the US Triple Crown in 1973?

4: Which country boasts the current men’s number one ODI side?

5: Dame Kelly Holmes took the 800m and 1500m gold at which Olympics?

Athens. 5. Zealand; New 4. Secretaria­t; 3. Barthez; Fabien and Shilton Peter 2. Pepe; Nicolas 1. Answers:

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