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ENGLAND'S LEAST SUCCESSFUL CRICKET TOURS

West Indies 1985-86 lost 0-5 capt D I Gower India/Sri Lanka 1992-93 0-4 G A Gooch/A J Stewart Australia 1958-59 0-4 P B H May Australia 1974-75 1-4 M H Denness Australia 1950-51 1-4 F R Brown Australia 1924-25 1-4 A E R Gilligan Australia 1907-08 1-4 A O Jones/F L Fane South Africa 1906 1-4 P F Warner Australia 1901-02 1-4 A C MacLaren Australia 1897-98 1-4 A E Stoddart/MacLaren

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NFL FRANCHISES THAT HAVE SWITCHED CITIES

1960 Chicago Cardinals St Louis 1961 LA Chargers San Diego 1963 Dallas Texans Kansas C Chiefs 1981 Oakland Raiders Los Angeles 1984 Baltimore Colts Indianapolis 1988 St Louis Cardinals Phoenix

BRITAIN'S BEST MEN'S DOWNHILL SKIERS

(with world ranking)

65 Martin Bell 20.06pts 69 Graham Bell 20.70 164 Roger Walker 46.56 282 David Cook 66.20 297 Adam Sullivan 68.50 298 Spenser Pession 68.77 338 James Ormond 74.23 390 Bill Gaylord 80.06 392 Alan Baxter 80.28 467 Julian Bartlett 87.90

ANNIVERSARIES

Today Joe Louis defended his world heavyweight title for the 20th time, against Buddy Baer in New York, and knocked him out (1942).

Monday Ravi Shastri scored six sixes off one over playing for Bombay against the bowling of Baroda's Tilak Raj (1985).

Tuesday Births of jockey Fred Archer (1857); and trainer Henry Cecil (1943); Steve Davis scored the first televised competitive 147 break in the Lada Classic at Oldham (1982).

Wednesday Births of boxer Joe Frazier (1947); and rugby league international Mike Sullivan (1934).

Thursday Births of snooker player Stephen Hendry (1969); and golfer Mark O'Meara (1957); death of Thomas Lord, who laid out the eponymous cricket pitch (1832).

Friday Jimmy McGrory scored eight goals for Celtic against Dunfermline, which has never been bettered in a Scottish league game (1928).

Saturday England v Wales was the first rugby match to be broadcast live by the BBC (1927); Green Bay Packers won the first Super Bowl 35-10 against Kansas City Chiefs in Los Angeles (1967).

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