Blast from the past: Oh boy, Mayende no match for Samson

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Blast from the past: Oh boy, Mayende no match for Samson

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Today in SA sports history: May 14

1978 — Kork Ballington wins the 250cc and 350cc double at the Italian motorcycling grand prix at the Mugello circuit. It was his first 250cc win of the season, but his second in the 350cc class.

1983 — America’s world No 2 Chris Evert-Lloyd wins a women’s exhibition tennis tournament at the Ellis Park rugby stadium in Johannesburg, beating compatriot Andrea Jaeger 6-3 6-3 to take the R25,000 first prize. The tournament also featured Billie Jean King and Sylvia Hanika, but the final day attracted fewer than 16,000 fans...

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