February 1993 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 3 Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott suspended for 1 year due to racist comments
  • Feb 6 44th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 16-6 at Montreal

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Feb 6 Riddick Bowe TKOs Michael Dokes in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Feb 7 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 23-20
  • Feb 7 Tammie Green wins LPGA Healthsouth Palm Beach Golf Classic
  • Feb 10 Jani Sievinen swims world record 200m backstroke (1:55.59)
  • Feb 13 Sergei Bubka pole vaults indoor record (6.14 m)
  • Feb 16 Sandra Völker swims world record 50m backstroke (28.33 sec)
  • Feb 17 Mark Foster swims world record 50m free style (21.60 sec)
  • Feb 20 Florida Marlins open their 1st spring training camp
  • Feb 20 Lisa Walters wins LPGA Itoki Hawaiian Ladies' Golf Open
  • Feb 20 NY Islanders retire Billy Smith's number 31
  • Feb 21 43rd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 135-132 (OT) at Salt Lake City
  • Feb 21 Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record indoor (6.15 m)
  • Feb 23 Sacramento Gold Miners admitted as CFL's 9th franchise (1st US team)
  • Feb 25 Florida Marlins introduce their mascot "Billy"
  • Feb 26 Allan Border beats Gavaskar's record for most Test Cricket runs 10,123
  • Feb 28 Iolanda Chen triple jumps world indoor record hop step (14.46m)

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 5 Jack Young, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49, 17 wickets), dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 6 Arthur Ashe, tennis star (Wimbledon 1975), dies of AIDS at 49

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe
  • Feb 11 Oksana Kostina, Russian gymnist, dies in an auto accident
  • Feb 17 Leslie Townsend, cricket all-rounder (England in 4 Tests 1930-34), dies
  • Feb 24 Bobby Moore, English soccer team capt (World champs 1966), dies
  • Feb 24 Danny Gallivan, Canadian radio and television sportscaster (b. 1917)