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Year 1995 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jun 18 All Black Jonah Lomu scores the try of the Rugby World Cup, running over Mike Catt in New Zealand's 45-29 defeat of England
  • Jun 24 3rd Rugby World Cup, Ellis Park, Johannesburg: Springboks fly-half Joel Stransky lands the winning drop goal in extra time as South Africa beats New Zealand, 15-12

Sports Stars Married in 1995

  • Feb 11 Tennis star Yannick Noah (34) weds Victoria's Secret model Heather Stewart-Whyte (25) in France
  • Apr 22 "Extra" TV co-host Arthel Neville (32) weds Carolina Panther running back Derrick Lassic (25) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
  • May 16 Cricketer Imran Khan (43) marries socialite Jemima Goldsmith (21) in Paris (divorced 2004)

Sports Stars Divorces in 1995

  • Nov 17 Retired MLB player Johnny Bench (47) divorces Laura Cwikowski after nearly 8 years of marriage

More Weddings & Divorces in Sport