May 1999 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • May 1 125th Kentucky Derby: Chris Antley aboard Charismatic wins in 2:03.29

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May 2 John Elway announces his retirement from the NFL

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway
  • May 15 124th Preakness: Chris Antley aboard Charismatic wins in 1:55.20
  • May 19 Lazio of Italy win 39th European Cup Winner's Cup against Mallorca of Spain 2-1 in Birmingham
  • May 26 7th UEFA Champions League Final: Manchester United beats Bayern Munich 2-1 at Barcelona
  • May 30 Indianapolis 500: Kenny Br├Ąck wins in 3:15:51.182 (246.513 km/h)
  • May 31 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Buffalo Sabres beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 1

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

May 21 NFL legend Deion Sanders (31) weds model Pilar Biggers in Paradise Island, Bahamas

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders

Deaths in Sport

  • May 3 Joe Adcock, American baseball player (b. 1927)
  • May 3 Steve Chiasson, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1967)
  • May 13 Gene Sarazen, American golfer (b. 1902)
  • May 18 Betty Robinson, American runner (b. 1911)