SPORT BIRTHDAYS

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Today: Billie-Jean King (1943) and Boris Becker (1967).

Tomorrow: Thomas Lord (1755), the man who founded Lord's in 1815.

Wednesday: Three former England cricketers, Herbert Sutcliffe (1894), Ken Barrington (1930) and Ian Botham (1955).

Thursday: Joe Di Maggio (1914) and the Pakistan cricketer Imran Khan (1952).

Friday: Joe Lydon, formerly of Wigan, now Rugby League performance director.

Sunday: Mick Channon (1948), England striker 1972-77, scoring 20 goals.

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