August 2010 in Sport

Events in Sport


Hall of fameHall of Fame

Aug 7 Jerry Rice is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

NFL Legend Jerry Rice
NFL Legend
Jerry Rice
  • Aug 14 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games opens in Singapore
  • Aug 15 92nd PGA Championship: Martin Kaymer shoots a 277 at Whistling Straits

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 14 Actress and singer Hilary Duff (24) weds retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre Mike Comrie (31) at La Quinta Estate in Montecito, California

Actress/Singer Hilary Duff
Actress/Singer
Hilary Duff

Divorces in Sport


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Aug 23 Former Swedish model Elin Nordegren (30) divorces professional golfer Tiger Woods (34) after 6 years of marriage

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 1 Eric Tindill, New Zealand rugby and cricket international player and referee/umpire (b. 1910)
  • Aug 10 Adam Stansfield, Professional footballer who played for Exeter City F.C. (b. 1978)
  • Aug 16 Bobby Thomson, Scottish-American baseball player, dies at 86
  • Aug 18 Hal Connolly, American Athlete and hammer thrower (b.1931)
  • Aug 22 Stjepan Bobek, Yugoslav football player (b. 1923)
  • Aug 31 Laurent Fignon, French cyclist (1983 & 1984 Tour de France), dies of cancer at 50