October 2009 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 2 Rio de Janeiro is elected the host city of the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Oct 18 QB Tom Brady throws five second quarter touchdowns against the Tennessee Titans, an NFL record for touchdown passes in one quarter

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady
  • Oct 21 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 1
  • Oct 24 19th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 20-16 in South Bend (Notre Dame's first win in the series in nine years)
  • Oct 25 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 4 games to 2

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 10 Ice hockey right winger Pavel Bure (38) weds model Alina Khasanova (23) in Moscow, Russia

Ice Hockey Great Pavel Bure
Ice Hockey Great
Pavel Bure

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 12 Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian road racing cyclist, dies at 34
  • Oct 27 David Shepherd, English cricket umpire (b. 1940)