(Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — JUNE 1
FILE PHOTO: ON THIS DAY — June 1 June 1, 2002 BOXING – Promoter Don King raises the hand of Evander Holyfield after his arguable win towards Hasim Rahman of their non-title bout in Atlantic Town, New Jersey. Holyfield managed many of the battle earlier than by chance headbutting Rahman within the 7th spherical, inflicting a big swelling above Rahman’s left eye. Despite the fact that Rahman tried to proceed, his imaginative and prescient used to be compromised and the referee stopped the battle within the 8th spherical, with Holyfield being awarded a cut up resolution victory after main on two of the 3 judges’ scorecards. REUTERS/Chip East/Report photograph
June 1, 2002
BOXING – Promoter Don King raises the hand of Evander Holyfield after his arguable win towards Hasim Rahman of their non-title bout in Atlantic Town, New Jersey.
Holyfield managed many of the battle earlier than by chance headbutting Rahman within the 7th spherical, inflicting a big swelling above Rahman’s left eye.
Despite the fact that Rahman tried to proceed, his imaginative and prescient used to be compromised and the referee stopped the battle within the 8th spherical, with Holyfield being awarded a cut up resolution victory after main on two of the 3 judges’ scorecards.
June 1, 2003
FORMULA ONE – BMW Williams’ Juan Pablo Montoya takes a curve en path to his Zero.6 moment victory over Kimi Raikkonen of McLaren-Mercedes within the Monaco Grand Prix in Monte Carlo.
Montoya’s win, the second one of his profession, ended Williams’ 20-year look forward to luck within the principality.
The Colombian spent 4 seasons at BMW Williams, completing 3rd within the drivers’ championship in 2002 and 2003, earlier than shifting to McLaren in 2005.
June 1, 2007
YACHTING – The united states’s Cup defender Alinghi practises forward of the 32nd The united states’s Cup race towards Emirates Crew New Zealand in Valencia.
Emirates Crew New Zealand gained two of the primary 3 races however Alinghi hit again via profitable the following 3 to take keep watch over of the Cup.
Within the ultimate race, ETNZ led via 14 seconds throughout the leeward gate however misplaced momentum the remainder of the best way, completing one moment at the back of Alinghi, who retained the name.
June 1, 2009
TENNIS – Serena Williams reacts after dismantling Aleksandra Wozniak 6-1 6-2 of their French Open fourth spherical conflict to increase her profitable streak in Grand Slams to 18 fits.
Williams entered the French Open with out a clay-court win that season and her deficient shape returned within the quarter-finals as she slumped to a three-set defeat towards Svetlana Kuznetsova.
The French Open is Williams’ least a success slam however she has nonetheless gained 3 titles at the pink clay of Roland Garros.
June 1, 2012
TRIATHLON – United States’ Andy Potts celebrates profitable the Break out from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California.
The triathlon calls for individuals to swim 2.4km to shore earlier than biking for 30km and finishing with a 13km run.
Potts finished the direction in two hours, 4 mins and 21 seconds, 38 seconds faster than New Zealand’s Bevan Docherty who took moment position.
June 1, 2013
SOCCER – Barcelona defender Eric Abidal is tossed within the air via crew pals after the Four-1 victory towards Malaga in his final fit on the Camp Nou stadium.
Abidal, who joined Barca from Olympique Lyonnais in 2007, spent six seasons with the Spanish membership, profitable 4 L. a. Liga titles and two Champions League crowns.
After brief stints with AS Monaco and Olympiakos Piraeus, Abidal retired in 2014 earlier than returning to Barcelona in 2018 as director of soccer.
June 1, 2013
SOCCER – Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez celebrates with Arjen Robben after scoring towards VfB Stuttgart within the German Cup ultimate on the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.
Two objectives from Gomez and one from Thomas Mueller gave Bayern a Three-Zero lead they usually survived a overdue Stuttgart onslaught to eke out a Three-2 victory, with goalkeeper Manuel Neuer preventing Serdar Tasci’s header at the line within the death phases of the sport.
Bayern, who had already landed the Bundesliga and Champions League titles, changed into the primary German crew to win the treble.
June 1, 2017
SOCCER – Olympique Lyonnais goalkeeper Sarah Bouhaddi celebrates together with her crew pals after beating Paris St Germain 7-6 on consequences within the Ladies’s Champions League ultimate on the Cardiff Town Stadium.
No objectives have been scored in legislation and time beyond regulation, sending the sport right into a shootout, the place Bouhaddi scored the winner in surprising demise to provide Lyon their fourth name.
Lyon, who would cross on so as to add two extra titles to their assortment, are essentially the most a success crew within the Ladies’s Champions League with six trophies.
June 1, 2019
SOCCER – Liverpool ahead Mohamed Salah rankings a penalty in the second one minute in their 2-Zero win towards Tottenham Hotspur within the Champions League ultimate on the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid.
Salah’s objective used to be the second-quickest in a Champions League ultimate and Divock Origi’s strike within the 87th minute sealed Liverpool’s 6th Eu Cup triumph.
Salah netted 27 occasions in all competitions for Liverpool, who narrowly neglected out on a primary top-flight name since 1990 after completing some extent at the back of Manchester Town within the Premier League.
June 1, 2019
RUGBY UNION – Saracens have fun profitable their fourth Premiership name in 5 years after beating Exeter Chiefs 37-34 in a nail-biting ultimate at Twickenham.
Saracens fell at the back of to a check out after 27 seconds and trailed 27-16 early in the second one part earlier than lowering the deficit to 4 issues heading into the general quarter.
A check out via Jamie George put Saracens in keep watch over they usually held directly to the lead for the remainder of the sport to finish their moment double, having gained the Eu Cup 3 weeks earlier than.
Compiled via Manasi Pathak and Arvind Sriram in Bengaluru; Enhancing via Ken Ferris