On This Day

July 7, 1992 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

After undergoing the traditional five-year waiting procedure, Czech tennis star Ivan Lendl officially becomes a US citizen

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • South Africa beats Cameroon 1-0 in Durban in first FIFA sanctioned match after nearly 20 years international isolation, apartheid

Deaths in Sport

  • Clint Frank, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1937; unanimous All-American 1937; Yale), dies at 76
  • Josy Barthel, Luxembourgish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 65
1992 in Sport