ATHLETICS WORLD RECORDS SET AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Sunday 30 July 1995
Jarmila Kratochvilova (Cze), women's 400m (Helsinki, 1983)
Stefka Kostadinova (Bul) women's high jump (Rome, 1987)
Mike Powell (USA) long jump (Tokyo, 1991)
Colin Jackson (GB), 110m hurdles (Stuttgart, 1993)
USA 4 x 100 m (Stuttgart, 1993)
USA 4 x 400 m (Stuttgart, 1993)
Sally Gunnell (GB) women's 400m hurdles (Stuttgart, 1993
Anna Biryukova (Rus) women's triple jump (Stuttgart, 1993)
Today England won the World Cup in 1966. Birth of the decathlete Daley Thompson in 1958. Graham Gooch made 123 runs to total a record 456 in Test cricket, against India at Lord's in 1990.
Monday Birth of GO "Gubby" Allen, former England cricket captain, in 1902. Birth of Evonne Goolagong (later Cawley) Australian tennis player in 1951.
Tuesday The Doggett's Coat and Badge, for Thames scullers, oldest surviving sporting contest, was first held in 1716.
Wednesday Birth of Sammy McIlroy of Manchester United in 1954. Mike Tyson beat the IBF champion Tony Tucker to become the first universal world heavyweight champion since 1978.
Thursday Birth of Argentine footballer Ossie Ardiles in 1953.
Friday Juan Manual Fangio won the German Grand prix in 1957, to clinch his fifth and final world title. Women played cricket at Lord's for the first time in 1976.
Saturday Birth of the goalkeeper Ray Clemence in 1948. Manchester United became the first senior team in British football to win a competitive match by a penalty shoot-out in 1970 - against Hull City, in the Watney Cup semi-final. They won 4-3.
Latest in Sport
Arsenal vs Manchester City: With Arsene Wenger missing a number of key players, who could start the Community Shield clash?
Malaysian cyclist could face disciplinary action after 'Save Gaza' gloves protest
Manchester United: Five things we've learned so far about Louis van Gaal, including his ability to accommodate Juan Mata, Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney
Liverpool transfer news: Reds 'in talks' to sign Benfica winger Nicolas Gaitan as summer spending threatens to exceed £100m
Manchester United transfer news: Angel Di Maria set to choose between Old Trafford and PSG in next few days
- 1 Is Gideon Levy the most hated man in Israel or just the most heroic?
- 2 Students offered grants if they tweet pro-Israeli propaganda
- 3 Satellite full of sexually experimental geckos adrift in space, Russia loses control of mission
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
John Barrowman praised for Commonwealth Games opening ceremony gay kiss
£600 - £650 per day: Orgtel: Conduct Risk Liaison Manager - Banking - London -...
Highly Attractive Package: Austen Lloyd: CITY - COMMERCIAL LITIGATION - GLOBAL...
£65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits: Progressive Recruitment: The client is a...
£40000 - £45000 per annum: Ashdown Group: A well-established software house ba...