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----------------------------------------------------------------- ATHLETES WHO HAVE BROKEN WORLD RECORDS MOST TIMES ----------------------------------------------------------------- 1 Sergei Bubka (Ukr) Pole vault 17 2 Iolanda Balas (Rom) High jump 14 3 Faina Melnik (USSR) Discus 12 4= Matti Jarvinen (Fin) Javelin 10 Parry O'Brien (US) Shot 10 6 Nadezhda Chizhova (USSR) Shot 9 7 Galina Sybina (USSR) Shot 8 8= Rosemarie Witschas (E Ger) High jump 7 Marita Koch (E Ger) 400m 7 Stamp's Sporting Statistics ENGLAND'S LARGEST CRICKET GROUNDS 1 Lord's 28,000 2 Old Trafford 21,350 3 Headingley 20,000 4 Edgbaston 18,000 5 The Oval 16,000 Deepdale Books

KING OF THE MOUNTAINS PARTS OF KELLOGG'S TOUR OF BRITAIN Stage 1: Glasgow to Glasgow Campsie Fell, Kippen Hill, Glen Falloch Stage 2: Carlisle to Blackpool Battlebeck Hill, Chestnut Hill, Kirkstone Pass Stage 3: Bolton time trial, Liverpool city centre circuit None Stage 4: Chester to Leicester Mow Cop, High Cross Hill, Shining Tor, Hanbury Hill Stage 5: Nottingham to Manchester Rowsley Bar, Kirkdale, Cat and Fiddle ANNIVERSARIES Today Births of cricketer Greg Chappell (1948); and jockey Walter Swinburn (1961). Monday Birth of racing driver Nigel Mansell (1954). Tuesday Birth of tennis player Rod Laver (1938); death of football manager Joe Mercer, aged 76 (1990). Wednesday Birth of British swimmer Anita Lonsborough (1941); jockey Sir Gordon Richards announced his retirement after 21,843 winning rides (1954). Thursday A crowd of 33,000 attended a testimonial match for the former Manchester United manager Sir Matt Busby at Old Trafford (1991). Friday Birth of tennis player Pete Sampras (1971). Saturday Birth of golfer Ben Hogan, one of the finest early post-war American golfers (1912). -----------------------------------------------------------------

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