/ 23 June 2024

23 June 2024

7.15am (AEST) – Mixed Martial Arts (MMA): UFC Fight Night middleweight bout – Australia’s Robert Whittaker v Ikram Aliskerov from Russia – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

10.30am (AEST) – Cricket: ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Australia v Afghanistan – St Vincent and the Grenadines, and watch on Prime

11.00pm (AEST) – Motorsport: F1 Spanish Grand Prix – Barcelona, and watch on Foxtel or Kayo

5.00pm (AEST) – Men’s Basketball: Aus v Japan in the second of 2 pre-Olympics friendlies – Hokkaido, and watch here

International Women in Engineering Day

World Whistleblowers Day 

International Widows’ Day 

Public Service Day 

Olympic Day, commemorating the formal establishment of the International Olympic Committee in 1894 

Birthdays for Frances McDormand (1957), Joel Edgerton (1974), 

Anniversary of:

  • the first contraceptive pill is made available for purchase in the US (1960)
  • the Childers Palace Backpackers Hostel fire that killed 15 tourists visiting the Queensland town (2000)
  • the UK’s Brexit referendum (2016)
  • Ash Barty winning the Birmingham title, becoming women’s world #1 (2019)

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