June 2006 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 1 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Carolina Hurricanes beat Buffalo Sabres, 4 games to 3
  • Jun 10 138th Belmont: Fernando Jara aboard Jazil wins in 2:27.81

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 11 52nd LPGA Championship won by Se Ri Pak

LPGA Golfer Se Ri Pak
LPGA Golfer
Se Ri Pak
  • Jun 11 105th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (1-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6)
  • Jun 11 105th Women's French Open: Justine Henin-Hardenne beats Svetlana Kuznetsova (6-4, 6-4)
  • Jun 18 106th US Golf Open: Geoff Ogilvy shoots a 285 at Winged Foot GC NY
  • Jun 19 Stanley Cup: first time winners Carolina Hurricanes defeat Edmonton Oilers 4-3
  • Jun 20 60th NBA Championship: Miami Heat beat Dallas Mavericks, 4 games to 2

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 2 Keith Smith, English professional rugby player (b. 1952)
  • Jun 11 Neroli Fairhall, New Zealand archer (b. 1944)
  • Jun 15 Herb Pearson, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1910)
  • Jun 20 Billy Johnson, American baseball player (b. 1918)
  • Jun 23 Luke Graham, American wrestler (b. 1940)
  • Jun 23 Dave Webster, American football player (led his football team to a National Championship in 1958), dies at 68
  • Jun 29 Randy Walker, American football coach (b. 1954)