July 2006 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 3 Steve Yzerman officially retires from the NHL, finishing with 692 goals and 1755 points

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman
  • Jul 8 113th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Amélie Mauresmo beats J Henin-Hardenne (2-6 6-3 6-4)
  • Jul 9 FIFA World Cup: Italy beats France 5-3 on penalties for football's 18th World Cup in Berlin

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 9 120th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal (6-0 7-6 6-7 6-3)

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • Jul 11 77th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-2 at PNC Park, Pittsburgh

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 23 135th British Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 270 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • Jul 23 93rd Tour de France won by Oscar Pereiro of Spain

Weddings in Sport

  • Jul 15 Soccer star player Ashley Cole (25) weds "Girls Aloud" member Cheryl Tweedy (23) at Holy Trinity Church in Wrotham Park, Hertfordshire
  • Jul 27 NASCAR driver Kurt Busch (27) weds Eva Bryan in Eastville, Virginia

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 1 Fred Trueman, English cricketer (b. 1931)
  • Jul 30 Al Balding, Canadian golfer (b. 1924)
  • Jul 31 Paul Eells, American sportscaster (b. 1935)