February 2006 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 5 Super Bowl XL: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Seattle Seahawks, 21-10 at the Ford Field MVP: Hines Ward, Pittsburgh, WR

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Feb 9 Al Michaels joins NBC's "Sunday Night Football" broadcast with John Madden

American Television Sportscaster Al Michaels
American Television Sportscaster
Al Michaels
Football Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
Football Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden

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Feb 10 20th Winter Olympic Games open in Turin, Italy, Luciano Pavarotti sings "Nessun dorma" in his last ever performance

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti
  • Feb 12 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 23-17
  • Feb 19 55th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 122-120 at Houston
  • Feb 26 20th Winter Olympic Games close at Turin, Italy

Weddings in Sport

  • Feb 4 2004 Summer Olympics badminton player gold medalist Taufik Hidayat (24) weds Armi Dianti Gumelar at Hotel Mulia Senayan in Jakarta

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 1 Dick Bass, American football player (b. 1937)
  • Feb 3 Lou Jones, American 4X400m relay runner (Olympic gold 1956), dies at 74
  • Feb 10 Dick Harmon, American golf instructor (b. 1947)
  • Feb 11 Jackie Pallo, wrestler (b. 1926)
  • Feb 16 Ernie Stautner, German-born American football player (b. 1925)
  • Feb 20 Curt Gowdy, American sportscaster (ABC), dies at 86
  • Feb 23 Telmo Zarraonaindía, Spanish footballer (b. 1921)
  • Feb 25 Charlie Wayman, English footballer (b. 1922)