July 5, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport


Sport awardTennis Open

82nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rod Laver beats Tony Roche (6-3 6-4 6-2)

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Philadelphia 76'ers trade Wilt Chamberlain to LA Lakers

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alex Z├╝lle, Swiss cyclist
  • Molly Brock, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Berkeley, California
  • Nate Singleton, NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers)
  • Shahid Anwar, cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder 1996 England tour)