BIRTHDAYS

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Tomorrow: Former Australian captain Allan Border was born in 1955. Christopher Dean, one half of the world champion ice-dancing partnership, was born in 1958. Wednesday: Sir Garfield Sobers, one of the finest cricketers of all time, will be 63. A brilliant all-rounder, he took 235 wickets and scored 8,032 runs in 93 Tests.

Thursday: Yorkshire's Joe Johnson, who won the world snooker title in 1986, was born in 1952.

Friday: Decathlete Daley Thompson is 41. He won Olympic gold in 1980 and 1984. Saturday: Australian tennis player Evonne Goolagong was born in 1951. She won the Wimbledon title in 1971 and 1980.

Sunday: Former Scotland football coach, Andy Roxburgh, is 56

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