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2009

One of the most curious goal in Premier league

Sunderland won the match against the Liverpool thanks to a curious goal, scored by Darren Bent. His shot was deflected by a beach ball is thrown onto the playing field by a fan. Jeff Winder, a main referee of the match decided the goal should stand, even though it was influenced from the outside, which is against the rules.

2000

Patrick Roy becomes the winningest goaltender in NHL

Patrick Ray is a former Canadian hockey goaltender, regarded as one of the greatest goaltenders of all time. He played 11 years for Montreal Canadiens and 8 more for Colorado Avalanche. It was with Colorado when he became the goaltender with the highest number of won matches in the NHL history.

1968

Tommie Smith and John Carlos are stripped of their medals

The Olympics Black Power salute was a political demonstration conducted by African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who raised a black-gloved fist, during their medal ceremony Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Smith said that the gesture was not a Black Power salute, but human rights salute.

1956

The chess Game of the Century

The Game of the Century is a famous chess game that was won by the 13-year-old future world champion Bobby Fischer against Donald Byrne in the Rosenwald Memorial Tournament at the Marshall Chess Club in New York City in 1956.

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Evel Knievel

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Luke Rockhold

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