September 18, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Ryder Cup Golf, Old Warson CC: US beats Europe, 18½-13½; after leading by 1 match, GB loses all Friday morning 4-ball matches to lose momentum

Birthdays in Sport

  • Kate Starre, Armadale Australia, field hockey utility (Olympics 1996)

Person of interestLance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong, American road cyclist (7 Tour de France titles) banned for illegal drug use, born in Plano, Texas

Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong
  • Oleg Ladik, Canadian 100 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Ron Childs, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints)