February 1995 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 2 Henry Olonga no-balled for throwing in Zimbabwe-Pakistan Test Cricket
  • Feb 4 Zimbabwe's 1st Test Cricket victory, over Pakistan by an inning
  • Feb 5 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 41-13

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Feb 6 Darryl Strawberry suspended from baseball for 60 days

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Feb 6 Greg Blewett scores his 2nd century in his 2nd Test Cricket

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Feb 7 Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Graham Gooch & Mike Gatting

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • Feb 10 Sun Cayun pole vaults female indoor world record (4.12m)
  • Feb 11 Danyon Loader swims world record 400m freestyle (340.46)
  • Feb 11 Mark Foster swims world record 50m butterfly (23.55 sec)
  • Feb 12 45th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 139-112 at Phoenix
  • Feb 12 Jeff Rouse swims world record 50m backstroke (24.37 sec)
  • Feb 12 Sun Cayun pole vaults indoor female world record (4.13m)

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Feb 14 The Portland Trail Blazers trade Clyde Drexler to the Houston Rockets, who end up winning the 1995 NBA Championship

NBA Swingman Clyde Drexler
NBA Swingman
Clyde Drexler

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Feb 17 Tiger Manager Sparky Anderson takes unpaid leave due to baseball strike

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson
  • Feb 18 Barb Thomas Whitehead wins Cup o' Noodles Hawaiian Ladies' Golf Open
  • Feb 19 37th Daytona 500: Sterling Marlin wins (141.71 MPH)
  • Feb 21 CFL's Sacramento Gold Miners become San Antonio Texans
  • Feb 25 British super middleweight Nigel Benn puts opponent Gerard McClellan in hospital

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 11 Tennis star Yannick Noah (34) weds Victoria's Secret model Heather Stewart-Whyte (25) in France

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Yannick Noah
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Yannick Noah

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 1 John Smith, English chairman of Liverpool F.C. (1973-90), dies at 74
  • Feb 2 Fred Perry, English tennis star (Wimbledon 1934-36), dies at 85
  • Feb 4 Roel Wiersma, Dutch soccer star (PSV), dies at 62
  • Feb 4 Godfrey Brown, British athlete, 4 X 400m runner (Olympic gold 1936), dies at 79
  • Feb 28 Keith Rigg, cricketer (8 Tests for Australia 1931-37), dies