Database: How prize money at Wimbledon has grown

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Year Men's Women's Total champ champ champ champ 1968 pounds 2,000 pounds 750 pounds 26,150 1973 pounds 5,000 pounds 3,000 pounds 52,400 1978 pounds 19,000 pounds 17,100 pounds 279,023 1983 pounds 66,600 pounds 60,000 pounds 978,211 1988 pounds 165,000 pounds 148,500 pounds 2,612,126 1993 pounds 305,000 pounds 275,000 pounds 5,048,450 1994 pounds 345,000 pounds 310,000 pounds 5,682,170

RESULTS OF ENGLAND v

NEW ZEALAND TEST SERIES

1931 England 1 NZ 0 Drawn 2; 1937 England 1 NZ 0 Drawn 2; 1949 England 0 NZ 0 Drawn 4; 1958 England 4 NZ 0 Drawn 1; 1965 England 3 NZ 0 Drawn 0; 1969 England 2 NZ 0 Drawn 1; 1973 England 2 NZ 0 Drawn 1; 1978 England 3 NZ 0 Drawn 0; 1983 England 3 NZ 1 Drawn 0; 1986 England 0 NZ 1 Drawn 2; 1990 England 1 NZ 0 Drawn 2. Total England 20 NZ 2 Drawn 15.

Stamp's Sporting Statistics

TOP FIVE MOST EASILY

RECALLED GRAND PRIX TEAMS

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TOP WINNERS OF

BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS

6 Lucinda Green (nee Prior-Palmer). 4 Mark Phillips. 3 Virginia Leng (nee Holgate); Sheila Waddington (nee Willcox). 2 Jane Holderness-Roddam (nee Bullen); Richard Meade; Ian Stark; Frank Weldon.

ANNIVERSARIES

Today Birth of jockey Steve Cauthen (1960); betting shops became legal in Britain (1961).

Monday Birth of snooker player Jimmy White (1962).

Tuesday Births of boxers Henry Cooper (1934) and Sugar Ray Robinson (1921); golfer Peter Oosterhuis (1948); and of sprinter Allan Wells (1952).

Wednesday First Derby run (1780).

Thursday Birth of jockey Sir Gordon Richards (1904).

Friday Roger Bannister became the first man to run a mile in less than four minutes (1954); Tottenham beat Leicester City 2-0 in the FA Cup final to become the first team to do the Double this century (1961).

Saturday Stockport County played Leicester City in front of 13 people at Old Trafford, the lowest on record for a League football match (1921).

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