August 2011 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Aug 14 PGA Championship, Atlanta Athletic Club: Keegan Bradley wins first major title in a playoff with fellow American Jason Dufner
  • Aug 27 13th Athletics World Championships open at Daegu, South Korea
  • Aug 28 Canadian Open Women's Golf, Hillsdale CC: Brittany Lincicome wins by 1 from Michelle Wie and Stacy Lewis

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 20 Socialite and model Kim Kardashian (30) weds basketball player Kris Humphries (26) at a private estate in Montecito, California

TV Personality & Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality & Model
Kim Kardashian

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 3 Bubba Smith, American football player and actor (b. 1945)
  • Aug 4 Naoki Matsuda, Japanese Soccer player (b. 1977)
  • Aug 15 Rick Rypien, Canadian hockey player (b. 1984)
  • Aug 24 Mike Flanagan, American baseball pitcher (b. 1951)
  • Aug 28 Bernie Gallacher, British footballer (Aston Villa) (b. 1967)
  • Aug 31 Wade Belak, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1976)