August 2013 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Aug 3 Super Rugby Final: Chiefs successfully defend title with a 27-22 over ACT Brumbies at Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
  • Aug 5 MLB bans New York Yankees infielder Alex Rodriguez for 211 games as a result of the Biogenesis Laboratories scandal
  • Aug 5 Rain intervenes to end the 3rd cricket Test between Australia and England at Old Trafford; England retains the Ashes after winning the first 2 Tests
  • Aug 10 14th Athletics World Championships open at Moscow, Russia
  • Aug 11 PGA Championship, Oak Hill CC: Jason Dufner wins first major title by 2 shots from fellow American Jim Furyk

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Aug 11 14th Athletics World Championships: Usain Bolt wins 100m

Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt
Olympic Sprinter
Usain Bolt

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Aug 25 Canadian Open Women's Golf, Royal Mayfair GC: New Zealand amateur Lydia Ko successfully defends her title by 5 shots from Karine Icher

Golfer Lydia Ko
Golfer
Lydia Ko

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 18 Pro surfer Bethany Hamilton (23) weds boyfriend Adam Dirks in Kauai, Hawaii

Professional Surfer Bethany Hamilton
Professional Surfer
Bethany Hamilton

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 4 Art Donovan, American football player, dies from a respiratory ailment at 89
  • Aug 9 John Logan, American MLB player, dies at 86
  • Aug 9 Glen Hobbie, American MLB pitcher (Chicago Cubs), dies at 77
  • Aug 18 Dezs┼Ĺ Gyarmati, Hungarian water polo player, dies at 85
  • Aug 25 Gilmar, Brazilian football player, dies from complications from a heart attack at 83
  • Aug 27 Zelmo Beaty, American basketball player, dies at 73