November 2008 in Sport

Events in Sport


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Nov 2 British McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton finishes 4th in season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix at Autódromo José Carlos Pace to clinch his first World F1 Drivers title by 1 point from Felipe Massa

Formula 1 Driver Lewis Hamilton
Formula 1 Driver
Lewis Hamilton
  • Nov 8 18th College Football Holy War: Boston College beats Notre Dame 17-0 in Chestnut Hill
  • Nov 9 American tennis star Venus Williams wins her first career year-ending title; beats Russian Vera Zvonareva 6–7, 6–0, 6–2 in the WTA Tour Championship final at Doha, Qatar
  • Nov 16 60th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jimmie Johnson wins
  • Nov 16 Novak Đoković of Serbia wins his first career season-ending Tennis Masters Cup title beating Russian Nikolay Davydenko 6-1, 7-5 in the final in Shanghai, China

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Nov 22 Patrick Roy's #33 jersey is retired by the Montreal Canadiens

NHL Goalie and Coach Patrick Roy
NHL Goalie and Coach
Patrick Roy
  • Nov 22 13th Rugby League World Cup: New Zealand beats Australia 34-20
  • Nov 23 97th Davis Cup: Spain beats Argentina in Mar del Plata (3-1)
  • Nov 23 CFL Grey Cup, Olympic Stadium, Montreal: Calgary Stampeders beat Montreal Alouettes, 22-14; 66,308 2nd-highest attended Grey Cup game in history
  • Nov 29 73rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 36-0 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama's first win in the series in seven years

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 11 Herb Score, American baseball player, dies at 75
  • Nov 17 Pete Newell, American basketball coach (b. 1915)
  • Nov 27 Paul Hibbert, Australian cricketer (one Test Aust v India 1977, scored 13 & 2), dies at 56