The longest tennis match took place at Wimbledon 2010 when John Isner of the United States beat Nicolas Mahut of France 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (3), 70-68 in a match that lasted 11 hours and 5 minutes, played over 3 days, June 22, 23 and 24.
A baseball ball has exactly 108 stitches, a cricket ball has between 65 and 70 stitches.
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The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece in 1896. There were 311 male but no female competitors.
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