On This Day

July 7, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • English athlete David Moorcroft beats Kenyan Henry Rono's 5000m world record by nearly 5 seconds, 13:00.41 in Oslo, Norway

Birthdays in Sport

  • George Owu, Ghanaian footballer, born in Accra, Ghana

Deaths in Sport

  • Bep Bakhuys, Dutch soccer striker (23 caps, 28 goals; Metz), dies at 73