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ON THIS DAY.

1928: The first speedway meeting on a cinder track took place at High Beech in Essex.

1975: The Queen knighted West Indies great Garfield Sobers during a state visit to Barbados.

1996: UEFA scrapped its restrictions on the number of foreign players appearing in European competitions. 2012: Dereck Chisora was arrested by German police for his involvement in a post-fight press conference brawl with David Haye after a points defeat to WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko in Munich. He was later released without charge but had his boxing licence withdrawn by the British Boxing Board of Control. The licence was reissued in March 2013.
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