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2018

Artistic Gymnastics World Championships starts

The 2018 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships are the forty-eight edition of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. The competition was held at the Aspire Academy Dome in Doha, Qatar. The event marked the first time that the Championships were held in Qatar and the Middle East.

2016

Brazil World Cup captain and winner dies at 72

Carlos Alberto "Capita" Torres was a Brazilian footballer. Torres died in Rio de Janeiro due to a sudden heart attack. He was a sports commentator at a Brazilian channel SporTV, having appeared live on studio only two days before his death, which occurred exactly one month after his twin died.

2000

The all-time leading defenseman in total points

Bourque returned to the Avs for the 2000–01 season and was named as an alternate captain. He led all Colorado defencemen in scoring and formed a solid defensive pairing with Adam Foote and Rob Blake, the latter of whom the Avs received from the Los Angeles Kings in a trade.

1986

Bill Buckner's error

Bill Buckner is mostly known for a ground ball fielding error which happened in the 10th inning of Game 6 played between Boston Red Sox and NY Mets in the World Series. The Buckner's error led to loss of Red Sox. Subsequently, Buckner started to receive death threats from frustrated fans.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

died 2015

Flip Saunders

born 1995

Patrick McCaw

born 1987

Darron Gibson