Force a deciding Game Seven for only the 12th time in 110 years of Stanley Cup history. Mike Rupp had a goal and two assists and Martin Brodeur collected his third shutout of the finals as the Devils won the decider 3-0 to claim their third Stanley Cup in nine years. Held on across the final two stages to claim his second Giro title. The German, who joined Ferrari from Benetton at the start of the season, started third on the grid but took the lead after 12 laps and drove a superb race in atrocious conditions to claim his first victory for his new team. FORMULA ONE – Germany’s Michael Schumacher basks in the applause of his Ferrari team as he wins the European Grand Prix. Defending champion Hakkinen led the McLaren-Mercedes cars to a one-two finish ahead of Schumacher in third and the Finn would go on to win the 1999 title, beating Irvine by just two points. 1952 – Rocky Marciano becomes world heavyweight boxing champion when he knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in 13 rounds in Philadelphia. They are Diego Maradona’s signed and framed Argentina shirt and Michael Owen’s signed England top worn against Brazil at the 2002 World Cup.
SOCCER – Brazil’s Ronaldo celebrates with team mates after scoring his third goal against Argentina in the second half of their World Cup qualifying match in Belo Horizonte. SOCCER – Werder Bremen’s Mesut Ozil celebrates with the German Cup after scoring the only goal to secure a 1-0 win in the final against Bayer Leverkusen in Berlin. RUGBY SEVENS – Scotland’s Ally Hogg celebrates with team mate Roddy Grant after their 19-0 victory against Argentina in the Edinburgh Sevens Plate final at Murrayfield stadium in Edinburgh. FILE- In this Jan. 24, 2018 file photo, Six Nations England rugby team coach Eddie Jones and captain Dylan Hartley, right, pose for photographers with the trophy during the Rugby 6 Nations tournament launch in London. GOLF – Seve Ballesteros celebrates with the trophy after winning the British Masters. CRICKET – Australia players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand’s Martin Guptill in the Group A match at the ICC Champions Trophy. It’s been nearly three years since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over as Manchester United manager, picking up from Jose Mourinho in late December 2018 as a caretaker before being appointed permanently in March of 2019. There have been remarkable runs of form — like winning 14 of his first 19 matches in charge — and some even more stunning failures, namely three semifinal exits in 2019-20 (Carabao Cup, FA Cup, Europa League), as well as their Champions League group stage exit and a humbling defeat on penalties in the Europa League final last season.
Ronaldo won two World Cups, in 1994 and 2002, but defending champions Brazil were knocked out of the 2006 edition of the tournament by France in the quarter-finals. 1926 – Lebanon is proclaimed a republic by France. Messi, who turned 31 during his fourth and possibly final World Cup, again failed to score in the knockout stages of the competition. The 16-1 shot finished ahead of Dee Ex Bee (20-1), with Roaring Lion (6-1) in third, while hot favourite Saxon Warrior could finish only fourth in the 12-horse field. Renowned for his audacious shot making, the Spaniard, who died in 2011, was one of the most dominant figures in the sport from the mid-70s to the mid-90s, winning 90 international tournaments, including five major championships. 2017 – Australians awake to news a suicide bomber has killed 22 people, including a number of children, and injured 116 at the end of an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena.
He said there had been strong demand and social media interest in his art, which had led to a number of commissions. Bild journalist Christian Falk reports that Barcelona target Dani Olmo is of interest to both Manchester United and Manchester City. The Daily Telegraph reports that the club are looking to sign Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin with their newfound riches after a Saudi-backed takeover. However, great Cornishman that he is, he rose to the occasion, caught the ball perfectly and laid it back without conceding the penalty Australia were desperatley looking for. And early risers back in Britain trooped into pubs around the country to cheer on the 23-man squad representing England on the biggest stage in world rugby. The Ducks fought back to level the series again. SOCCER – Arsenal celebrate with the FA Cup after beating Aston Villa 4-0 in the final at Wembley Stadium. RUGBY UNION – Alistair Hargreaves and Brad Barritt celebrate with their Saracens team mates after winning the English Premiership final at Twickenham. Because supporting your team should never cost the earth, the latest Argentina soccer apparel collection is proud to include new ways of reducing environmental impact. Injury also cost Ray Barkwill.