August 2001 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Aug 3 8th World Championships in Athletics open at Edmonton, Canada
  • Aug 12 8th World Championships in Athletics close at Edmonton, Canada
  • Aug 19 83rd PGA Championship: David Toms shoots a 265 at Atlanta Athletic Club

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 1 Korey Stringer, American football player (b. 1974)
  • Aug 10 Lou Boudreau, American baseball player and manager (b. 1917)
  • Aug 11 Percy Stallard, English racing cyclist (b. 1909)
  • Aug 13 Otto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (b. 1947)
  • Aug 21 Calum MacKay, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1927)
  • Aug 25 Carl Brewer, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1938)
  • Aug 25 Ken Tyrrell, former race driver and founder of Tyrrell Racing (b. 1924)