Tennis - The Championships, Wimbledon - All England Club
The Gentlemen's Singles Trophy. The silver gilt cup is 18.5 inches (about 47 cm) in height and 7.5 inches (about 19 cm) in diameter. The trophy has been awarded since 1887 and bears the inscription: "All England Lawn Tennis Club Single Handed Championship of the World."
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Horse Racing - The Princess Royal Stakes - Royal Ascot
Jockey Lester Piggott (r), riding Mr M.W. Wickham-Boynton's 'Bracey Bridge' first past the post to win The Princess Royal Stakes frm secnd place Mr P. Oppenheimer's 'Miba' (E. Smith up), (left) and third place Countess Batthyany's 'Livia' (J. Purtell up), at Ascot.
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Making history at the Wimbledon championships today were Australian sisters Gail, 21 (left) and Carol Sherriff, 19, from Sydney, before they played each other in a women's singles match. It's said to be the first time since 1884 that sisters have clashed in a Wimbledon singles.
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