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Jessica Watson arrives back in Sydney

Jessica Watson is an Australian sailor who was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for completing a southern hemisphere solo circumnavigation at the age of 16. She finished her journey on Day 210 of her trip at 15:55 when she arrived at Sydney Harbor. During her voyage, she suffered a lot of bad weather and had at least three knockdowns. During the journey, Watson also had to repair the boat and the equipment several times. She became the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted, around the world.


German star Michael Ballack agrees to join Chelsea from Bayern Munich

After spending several years in the German league, Ballack agreed to a free transfer from Bayern Munich to English Premier League club Chelsea. Despite the rumors of interest from Real Madrid, Manchester United and other clubs, Ballack chose to go to Stamford Bridge, stating his hopes to end his career there.


Zinedine Zidane wins the Champions League for Real Madrid

Real Madrid and Bayer Leverkusen appeared in the final of UEFA Champions League at Hampden Park, in Glasgow. Real went into the match as the favored team and as such, took the lead in the 8th minute. Leverkusen soon equalized the score, but by the end of first half, Zidane managed to score a winning goal, claiming the trophy for Real.


The Oilers and Bruins face off in the longest Cup Final game ever

The first game of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Edmonton Oilers and the Boston Bruins is remembered as the longest final match in history. Petr Klima scored the decisive goal during the third overtime period, winning the match for the Oilers with a score of 3:2. The Oilers ultimately won the five game series.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

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Andy Murray

born 1975

Ray Lewis

born 1981

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