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Blast from the past: 300-up as Makhaya picks up Test milestone against Pakistan

Today in SA sports history: January 20

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Today in SA sports history: January 20

1973 — Manuel Francisco blows a 6-1 lead in the 21-frame final of the world amateur snooker championships in Cardiff, eventually going down 10-11 to Ray Edmonds of England.

1990 — Graeme Pope-Ellis claims his 15th and final Dusi canoe marathon crown, as he and partner Tim Cornish win the three-day race, which attracted 15,000 paddlers that year. The Pope, as Pope-Ellis was known, was 42 at the time. He won his first title in 1972 and broke the record four times, all in a K2, taking it down nearly two hours from 10hr 02 min 32 sec to 8:07:08...

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