April 1986 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 14 of 14

2nd - NCAA adopts 3-point basketball rule (19 feet 9 inch distance)
4th - Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 213th point of season
6th - 15th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Pat Bradley
6th - Soccer ball juggled non-stop for 14:14 hrs
13th - 50th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 279
13th - Boston Celtics end season with a 40-1 home win record
13th - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic
15th - Viv Richards century off 56 balls v England in Antigua Test Cricket
19th - Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for Heavyweight boxing title
20th - Michael Jordan sets NBA playoff record with 63 points in a game
21st - 90th Boston Marathon won by Rob de Castella of Australia in 2:07:51
21st - Bob Hering sets Formula One power boat record (165.338 mph, Ariz)
27th - Pat Bradley wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic
29th - Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens strikes out 20 Seattle Mariners

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 17 of 17

1st - Ireen Wüst, Dutch speed skater
3rd - Sergio Sánchez, Spanish footballer
4th - Aiden McGeady, Republic of Ireland and Celtic footballer,
4th - Cameron Barker, Professional ice hockey player
8th - Igor Akinfeev, Russian footballer
8th - Félix Hernández, Venezuelan baseball player
10th - Vincent Kompany, Belgian footballer
12th - Blerim Džemaili, Swiss footballer
14th - Matt Derbyshire, English footballer
15th - Quincy Owusu-Abeyie, Dutch footballer
16th - Paul di Resta, British racing driver
18th - Maurice Edu, American soccer player
18th - Billy Butler, American baseball player
19th - Candace Parker, American basketball player
21st - Audra Cohen, American tennis player
22nd - Dusan Sakota, Serbian-Greek basketball player
22nd - Marshawn Lynch, American Football player

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 3 of 3

5th - Colin McCool, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia, 36 wkts), dies
23rd - Jim Laker, cricketer (193 wkts for England at 21 24), dies
24th - Bill Edrich, cricketer (39 Tests for England), dies

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