POSTED: August 14th 2009
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This day in the world of sport . . .

TODAY (AUGUST 14) MARKS . . . one year out, ahead of next year, 2010, from the Opening Ceremony of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. In other sports, in 1971 in football, Kevin Keegan - future England captain and manager and European Footballer of the Year - scored after 12 minutes of his Liverpool league debut against Nottingham Forest. WORLD EVENTS – 1867: Birth of poet and novelist John Galsworthy. 1980: Lech Walesa leads a revolutionary strike in the Polish shipyard of Gdansk.


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