October 2012 in Sport

Events in Sport


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Oct 4 Formula One legend Michael Schumacher retires

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher
  • Oct 18 MLB American League Championship: Detroit Tigers beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 0
  • Oct 22 MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 3
  • Oct 25 The double dip recession in the UK economy ends with growth of 1.0% in GDP in the third quarter of 2012, with help from the London Olympic Games

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Oct 28 Sebastian Vettel wins the 2012 Formula One Indian Grand Prix

Formula 1 Driver Sebastian Vettel
Formula 1 Driver
Sebastian Vettel
  • Oct 28 MLB World Series: San Francisco Giants defeat the Detroit Tigers to win 4-0
  • Oct 28 Pablo Sandoval is named MLB 2012 World Series MVP.

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 10 Alex Karras, American NFL player, dies from kidney failure at 77
  • Oct 11 John Junior "Champ" Summers, American MLB player, dies from kidney cancer at 66
  • Oct 13 Helmut Haller, German footballer, dies from Parkinson's disease and dementia at 73
  • Oct 14 Kyle Bennett, American BMX racer, dies in a traffic collision at 33
  • Oct 16 Eddie Yost, American MLB player, dies from cardiovascular disease at 86
  • Oct 19 Fiorenzo Magni, Italian professional road racing cyclist, dies from an aneurysm at 91
  • Oct 22 Wilson Whineray, New Zealand rugby player, dies at 77
  • Oct 24 Margaret Osborne DuPont, American tennis player, dies at 94
  • Oct 25 John Connelly, English footballer, dies from cancer at 74
  • Oct 31 Konstantin Vyrupayev, Soviet wrestler, dies at 82