October 2007 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 13 17th College Football Holy War: Boston College beats Notre Dame 27-14 in South Bend
  • Oct 15 MLB National League Championship: Colorado Rockies beat Arizona Diamondbacks, 4 games to 0
  • Oct 20 6th Rugby World Cup: South Africa beats England 15-6 at Saint-Denis
  • Oct 21 58th Formula One WDC: Kimi Raikkonen wins by one point
  • Oct 21 MLB American League Championship: Boston Red Sox beat Cleveland Indians, 4 games to 3
  • Oct 28 MLB World Series: Boston Red Sox defeat Colorado Rockies to win 4-0

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 1 Al Oerter, American discus thrower (Olympic gold 1956, 60, 64, 68), dies aged 71
  • Oct 2 Tex Coulter, American football player (b. 1924)
  • Oct 7 Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle racer (b. 1975)
  • Oct 19 Michael Maidens, English footballer with Hartlepool United (b. 1987)
  • Oct 20 Max McGee, American football player (Green Bay Packers), dies at 75
  • Oct 26 Nicolae Dobrin, Romanian footballer (b. 1947)
  • Oct 30 John Woodruff, American athlete (Olympic gold 1936), dies at 92
  • Oct 31 Ray Gravell, Welsh rugby union footballer (b. 1951)