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6/12/2015The 24th Trampoline Gymnastics World Age Group Competition 2015 concludes in Odense, Denmark. Antonia Sakellaridou and Christina Tatsi win the bronze medal in the synchronized trampoline (girls 13-14 years old) with 39.300 points. Additionally, Christina Tatsi participated in the individual trampoline final (girls 13-14 years old) finishing 7th with 47.455 points.
6/12/2011APOEL is defeated 1-2 in their home ground by Shakhtar but have already been qualified to the next Champions League round with 2 wins, 3 draws and one loss, ranked first in their group. It is the biggest success in the history of the Cypriot club since it’s the first time they qualify to the Champions League “Round of 16”.
6/12/2000Carl Malone of Utah Jazz becomes second all-time NBA scorer surpassing Wilt Chamberlain (31.419 points) in a game against Toronto Raptors (98-84). Kareem Abdul Jabbar remains leading all-time NBA scorer
6/12/1999The British Open Squash Championship, the oldest and most prestigious event in the game, is moving to Scotland for the first time (Aberdeen)
6/12/1998The IOC appoints French-English computer company Sema as the chief Olympic information and technology from 2002 to 2008. Sema takes over from IBM, which ends its 38-year old partnership with the IOC
6/12/1997Oscar de la Hoya batters Wilfredo Rivera forcing referee Joe Cortez to stop the fight in round 8 out of pity for Rivera. It is De la Hoya's 27th win (22 knockouts)
6/12/1995NBA bans for life Roy Tarpley for repeated violations of the league's drug policy
6/12/1992Eric Cantona makes his official debut with Manchester United in a match against Manchester City (2-1)
6/12/1984Martina Navratilova loses to Helena Sukova. Her winning streak (74 wins since January 15, 1984) remains the largest in women's tennis
6/12/1973Jockey Sandy Hawley breaks Willie Shoemaker's record of 485 wins in Meryland
6/12/1970Takis Loukanidis, player of Aris, scores against Fostiras, one of the rarest goals in greek football. Fostiras players were celebrating the goal they scored on the 1st minute, when Loukanidis sends the ball to Arzenis goal posts by a 50-meter shot
6/12/1930The lowest attendance in a football match since 1874 (when Rochdale and Cambridge played in front of 12 spectators), Thames face Luton in front of 462 spectators
6/12/1902Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon film the match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor, Burnley. However, the film will not transmitted on that day, as scheduled, because Burnley will lose with 0-2. The tape will then be lost but will be recovered in a barel almost a century after in a Lankshire shop. BBC2 will show this film on 14/01/2005


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