BIRTHDAYS

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Today: Pakistani spinner Mushtaq Ahmed is 29. Wimbledon and Republic of Ireland full-back Kenny Cunningham is 28.

Tomorrow: Paul Jarvis, the Sussex and ex-England bowler, is 34.

Wednesday: Former undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson is 33. Former Coventry City footballer David Busst, whose career was ended horribly by injury at Old Trafford in 1996, is 32.

Thursday: Olympic legend Carl Lewis is 38. Lewis emulated Jesse Owens in 1984 by winning four track and field gold medals. He won the Olympic long jump title in three successive Games.

Friday: French tennis legend Rene Lacoste was born in 1904. Lacoste won Wimbledon twice and was one of the "Four Musketeers" in the French team that won the Davis Cup six times in succession between 1927 and 1932. England rugby union international Tim Rodber is 30.

Saturday: Sir Richard Hadlee, who took 431 wickets in Test match cricket for New Zealand and became the first Test cricketer to take the field after being knighted, is 48.

Sunday: Scottish rugby forward Doddie Weir is 29. Television pundit and ex-tennis player Pam Shriver is 37. Ex-Liverpool and Denmark footballer Jan Molby is 36.

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