1982 in Sport (Part 3)

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 211 of 211

  • Dec 5 Ingrid Berghmans (Neth) retains judo's world championship
  • Dec 5 Mel Gray ends NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Dec 10 Heavyweight Michael Doakes KOs Mike Weaver in 1:03 in Las Vegas

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
  • Dec 12 Joanne Carner and John Mahaffey wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • Dec 13 Australian Open Men's Tennis: South African Johan Kriek wins 2nd straight Australian title; repeats previous year's win over American Steve Denton 6-3, 6-3, 6-2

Sport awardTennis Open

Dec 13 Australian Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert-Lloyd wins her first Australian title; beats Martina Navratilova 6-3, 2-6, 6-3

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 14 Marcel Dionne, LA, becomes 9th NHLer to score 500 goals

NHL Star Marcel Dionne
NHL Star
Marcel Dionne

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 15 Bill Parcells becomes 12th head coach of NY Giants

NFL Coaching Legend Bill Parcells
NFL Coaching Legend
Bill Parcells
  • Dec 24 Chaminade, with a student body of only 850 students, beats #1 ranked Virginia 77-72 in a Honolulu holiday basketball classic
  • Dec 28 Ballon d'Or: Juventus striker Paolo Rossi is named best European football player; beats Bordeaux midfielder Alain Giresse and Juventus' Polish midfielder Zbigniew Boniek
  • Dec 30 England defeat Australia by three runs at cricket MCG

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 371

  • Jul 23 Schottzie Schott, dog mascot of Cincinnati Reds
  • Jul 23 Gerald Wallace, American basketball player
  • Jul 24 Thiago Medeiros, Brazilian racing driver
  • Jul 25 Monde Zondeki, South African cricketer, born in King William's Town, Cape Province
  • Jul 29 Janez Aljančič, Slovenian footballer
  • Jul 29 Jônatas Domingos, Brazilian footballer
  • Jul 31 Blessing Mahwire, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Bikita, Masvingo, Zimbabwe
  • Aug 2 Hélder Postiga, Portuguese footballer
  • Aug 2 Grady Sizemore, American baseball player
  • Aug 5 LoLo Jones, American track and field athlete
  • Aug 5 Ryu Seung Min, Korean table tennis player
  • Aug 6 Justin Germano, American baseball player
  • Aug 6 Kevin van der Perren, Belgian figure skater
  • Aug 7 Yana Klochkova, Ukrainian swimmer, born in Simferopol, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
  • Aug 7 Vasileios Spanoulis, Greek basketball player, born in Larissa, Greece
  • Aug 9 Tyson Gay, American sprinter
  • Aug 9 Danieal Manning, American football player
  • Aug 12 Alexandros Tzorvas, Greek footballer
  • Aug 13 Shani Davis, American speed skater
  • Aug 15 Casey Burgener, American weightlifter
  • Aug 16 Joleon Lescott, English footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Aug 17 Phil Jagielka, English footballer
  • Aug 19 J. J. Hardy, American baseball player
  • Aug 19 Kevin Rans, Belgian pole vaulter
  • Aug 20 Cléber Luis Alberti, Brazilian footballer
  • Aug 20 Youssouf Hersi, Ethiopian footballer
  • Aug 20 Joshua Kennedy, Australian footballer
  • Aug 20 Barney Rogers, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • Aug 23 Natalie Coughlin, American swimmer, born in Vallejo, California
  • Aug 23 Scott Palguta, American soccer player, born in Toms River, New Jersey
  • Aug 24 Kim Kallstrom, Swedish footballer, born in Sandviken, Sweden
  • Aug 28 Anderson Silva de França, Brazilian footballer
  • Aug 28 Thiago Motta, Brazilian footballer
  • Aug 28 Kevin McNaughton, Scottish footballer
  • Aug 29 Carlos Delfino, Argentinean basketball player
  • Aug 30 Will Davison, Australian racing driver

Person of interestAndy Roddick

Aug 30 Andy Roddick, American tennis player (2003 US Open), born in Austin, Texas

Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion
Andy Roddick
  • Aug 31 Lien Huyghebaert, Belgian athlete
  • Aug 31 José Reina, Spanish footballer
  • Aug 31 Michele Rugolo, Italian racing driver
  • Aug 31 Ian Crocker, American swimmer
  • Aug 31 Chris Duhon, American basketball player
  • Aug 31 Josh Kroeger, American baseball player
  • Aug 31 Alexei Mikhnov, Ukrainian-born ice hockey player
  • Sep 1 Paul Dumbrell, Australian racing driver
  • Sep 1 Ryan Gomes, American basketball player
  • Sep 1 Jeffrey Buttle, Canadian figure skater
  • Sep 2 Joey Barton, English footballer
  • Sep 2 Jason Hammel, American baseball player
  • Sep 5 Alexandre Geijo, Spanish-Swiss footballer, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Sep 7 Andre Dirrell, American boxer (IBF interim super middleweight 2017-18), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 13 Nenê, Brazilian basketball player (Houston Rockets), born in São Carlos, Brazil
  • Sep 13 Rickie Weeks, American baseball player, born in Altamonte Springs, Florida
  • Sep 13 Miha Zupan, Slovenian basketball player, born in Kranj, Slovenia
  • Sep 16 Leon Knight, English footballer
  • Sep 17 Garth Murray, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 19 Eleni Daniilidou, Greek tennis player, born in Chania, Crete, Greece
  • Sep 19 Jordan Parise, American ice hockey player, born in Faribault, Minnesota
  • Sep 21 Eduardo Azevedo, Brazilian racing driver
  • Sep 21 Danny Kass, American snowboarder
  • Sep 21 Marat Izmailov, Russian footballer
  • Sep 21 Rowan Vine, English footballer
  • Sep 22 Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese swimmer (Olympic gold 100/200m breaststroke 2004, 08), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 24 Morgan Hamm, American gymnast
  • Sep 24 Paul Hamm, American gymnast
  • Sep 24 Jeff Karstens, American baseball player
  • Sep 26 Miguel Alfredo Portillo, Argentine footballer
  • Sep 26 Rob Burrow, English rugby league player
  • Sep 27 Darrent Williams, American football player (d. 2007)
  • Sep 28 Anderson Varejão, Brazilian basketball player
  • Sep 28 Abhinav Bindra, Indian shooter
  • Sep 28 Ray Emery, Canadian hockey player
  • Sep 28 Emeka Okafor, American basketball player
  • Sep 28 Dustin Penner, Canadian hockey player
  • Oct 1 Haruna Babangida, Nigerian footballer
  • Oct 4 Jered Weaver, American baseball player
  • Oct 4 Tony Gwynn Jr., American baseball player
  • Oct 5 Natalie Vlandis, American pairs skater (& Jered Guzman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 7 Madjid Bougherra, Algerian footballer
  • Oct 7 Jermain Defoe, English footballer
  • Oct 7 Robby Ginepri, American tennis player
  • Oct 9 António Mendonça, Angolan footballer, born in Luanda, Angola
  • Oct 9 Shi Jun, Chinese footballer, born in Dalian, China
  • Oct 10 Hideki Mutoh, Japanese racing driver, born in Tokyo
  • Oct 13 Ian Thorpe, Australian swimmer (5 Olympic gold medals), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Oct 15 Charline Labonté, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • Oct 16 Frédéric Michalak, French rugby player
  • Oct 19 Gonzalo Pineda, Mexican footballer
  • Oct 20 Yasser Al-Qahtani, Saudi footballer
  • Oct 20 Becky Brewerton, Welsh golfer
  • Oct 21 James White, American basketball player
  • Oct 22 Robinson Canó, Dominican baseball player
  • Oct 22 Heath Miller, American football player
  • Oct 23 Valentin Badea, Romanian footballer
  • Oct 24 Mohamed Fairuz Fauzy, Malaysian racing driver
  • Oct 24 Macay McBride, American baseball player
  • Oct 25 Jerome Carter, American football player
  • Oct 26 Adam Carroll, British racing driver
  • Oct 28 Jeremy Bonderman, American baseball player
  • Oct 28 Anthony Lerew, American baseball player

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport