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T20 World Cup memories, forgotten goals and indoor mountain biking | Sports

1) The first round of the T20 World Cup is currently taking place in the United Arab Emirates and Oman. Treat yourself to the official anthem here. What is the moment when T20 is played at its peak? Carlos Brathwaite naturally beat four sixes to win the 2016 West Indies final with this great, howling comment from Ian Bishop about death. England had their moment in 2010 when they beat Australia in Bridgetown, starring Craig Kieswetter and Ryan Sidebottom. Some classic moments? How about if Stuart Broad got Gary Sobers-Malcolm Nash’s treatment from Yuvraj Singh in 2007? Or the 2009 final when Mohammed Amir gave Sri Lanka a start they never recovered from by getting a wicket for losing a single run in the opening at Lord’s? Or Virat Kohli, who did things with Virat Kohli in the 2016 final with an unbeaten 82?

2) The NFL season is in full swing, more than enough excuse to enjoy the genius of Walter “Sweetness” Payton, who reinvented what was possible in the game from the mid 1970s to the mid 1980s. Here’s a little documentary about him, here’s a longer piece, here’s one on his heart, and here’s one about his magical 1977 and the greatest season a running back has ever played.

3) To Cleveland and the world’s longest indoor mountain bike trail.

4) We all love a forgotten goal, so here are a few: Jimmy Greenhoff for Stoke against Birmingham in December 1974; Peter King for Cardiff against Middlesbrough in October 1970; Ronald Koeman played rugby league for Barcelona against Trabzonspor in October 1990; Bryan Robson for West Brom against Liverpool in February 1981; and Gerhard Hoppe for Carl Zeiss Jena against Dinamo Tiflis in the cup final in 1981.

5) On that day in 1964, the Ethiopian Abebe Bikila became the first man to win the Olympic marathon gold. Here he wins barefoot in 1960 and here he competes in archery at the Stoke Mandeville Wheelchair Games in 1970 after a car accident.

6) Chloë McCardel realizes her dream of crossing the English Channel more often than anyone else.

Australian Chloë McCardel sets a world record for most swimming strokes across the canal - videoAustralian Chloë McCardel sets a world record for most swimming strokes across the canal – video

7) Weymouth v Yeovil Town, a place in the first round of the FA Cup is at stake. And a penalty shootout with a huge climax before the triumph of the guests.

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2) Amateur golfers will enjoy this highlights role of the top pros making a hash out of the 2020 Masters.

3) Dan Marino, perhaps the greatest quarterback of the 1980s, never won a Super Bowl. Here’s what left him empty-handed.

4) Move on to another shot of Mario Balotelli unable to put on his dungarees before a game against Manchester City.

5) The Indianapolis Colts catch the Baltimore Ravens with a classic fake.

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