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2011

Li Na becomes the first Chinese to win a Grand Slam singles title

32-year-old China's Li Na became the first Asian player to win a grand slam singles title with a 6-4 7-6 victory over defending champion Francesca Schiavone in the French Open final. It was a performance with abilities, peak and grit. She took tennis in Asia to a new level.

2008

Detroit Red Wings wins the Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup Finals was contested between Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins. It was Detroit's 23rd appearance in the game and its first since winning the Cup in 2002. The Red Wings wins four games to two and were awarded the Stanley Cup.

2002

South Korea starts a memorable journey to the World Cup

South Korea co-hosted the 2002 FIFA World Cup tournament with Japan. Korean team achieved their first ever victory in a World Cup with a 2–0 victory against Poland. Against Portuguese, South Korea win a 1–0. This allows the South Korean team to qualify for the second round for the first time in their history.

1976

The first NBA Finals game ever to go to triple overtime

The 1976 NBA World Championship Series was the championship round for the NBA 1975–76 season. The fifth game of final series between Phoenix Suns and Boston Celtics was special. There was the first time in NBA history triple-overtime contest. It is referred to as "the greatest game ever played" in NBA history.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1965

Mick Doohan

born 1960

Bradley Walsh

died 2010

John Wooden