Today In Sports History for July 31

July 311932 - France beats the United States 3-2 for its sixth consecutive Davis Cup championship.1934 - Britain, led by Fred Perry and Bunny Austin, beats the United States 4-1 at Wimbledon to win the Davis Cup title.1954 - Joe Adcock...
Chris Froome wins 2nd Tour

...two for Froome, following his first win in 2013. That puts Britain equal with the United States, with three from Greg LeMond...Sky, which has far surpassed its goal in 2009 of nurturing Britain's first Tour winner within five years.In a repeat of 2013...
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Frances Lee Darnell

...returned to Alaska in June 2014.Known as Franny to some, Fran lived around the world, happily accompanying Frank to Great Britain, Australia, Norway and Greenland, as well as traveling throughout Europe. In addition to her love of books, dogs and cats...
UN endorses Iran nuclear deal with 6 world powers

...centrifuges and get rid of 98 percent of its stockpile of uranium.Britain's U.N. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said "the world is...week the six major powers - the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany - and the European Union sent a letter...
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3 Spanish reporters missing in war-torn Aleppo in Syria

...against the Islamic State group. Spanish media identified Lopez as a photojournalist.Rami Abdurrahman, the director of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said late Tuesday that the journalists were last seen in a white van in the rebel-held...
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Britain's UKIP drops candidate for saying he'd shoot rival

LONDON - Britain's political leaders visited factories...major role in determining who governs Britain after an election that polls suggest is...possible election outcome - as a threat to Britain's future.British newspapers do not...
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Britain has a new princess

...those who put down a bet, millions in Britain were hoping for a girl.The Duchess of...of 89-year-old Queen Elizabeth II. Britain hasn't welcomed a princess born this...reading from a scroll in a booming voice.Britain's political leaders - facing a hard-fought...
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Today In Sports History for July 10

...victory over the Pirates at Pittsburgh's Forbes Field.1951 - Britain's Randy Turpin defeats Sugar Ray Robinson in 15 rounds the 110 hurdles with a time of 13.20 seconds.1981 - Britain's Sebastian Coe breaks his own world record in the 1,000-meter...
Greek banks to reopen after cash pledge from lenders

...shared euro currency will be given guarantees against risk, Dijsselbloem said. The move follows strong objections raised by Britain toward helping bail out a eurozone member."They've asked for a guarantee that they will not carry any risk, and I think...
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Today In Sports History for July 17 and July 18

...record with a 13-under 267 and wins the British Open. Norman wins by two strokes over defending champion Nick Faldo.1995 - Britain's Jonathan Edwards breaks the 10-year-old world triple jump record, leaping 59 feet in the Salamanca Provincial meet...


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