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Tuesday, 12 September 2017 00:01

Tuesday, September 12

Famous sporting events and news from yesteryear that happened on this day

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1920 Olympics. The seventh Olympic Games closes in Antwerp, Belgium.

1922 Athletics. Paavo Nurmi runs the 5,000m in a world record time of 14:35.4.

1925 Tennis. In the 20th Davis Cup, USA beats France 5-0.

1953 Archery. USA archer John Williams, a gold medalist at the 1972 Olympics, is born.

1969 Golf. Argentine golfer Angel Cabrera is born.

1971 Tennis. Billy Jean King beats Rosemary Casels to win the 85th US Open women's singles title.

1973 Athletics. British sprinter Darren Campbell is born in Manchester.

1976 Tennis. Jimmy Connors beats Bjorn Borg in four sets to win the 96th US Open.

1992 Tennis. Stefan Edberg beats Michael Chang in what is believed to be the longest match in the history of the US Open. The contest lasted five hours and 26 minutes.

2012 Cricket. England beat South Africa by 28 runs to draw the Twenty20 series 1-1. Craig Kieswetter hit 50 off 32 balls with Jos Buttler scoring 32 not out off ten in the game at Edgbaston, reduced to 11 overs due to rain.

2015 Football. Chelsea's poor start to the season continues with a 3-1 defeat at Everton.

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