August 2013 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Aug 3 The Chiefs defeat the Brumbies to win the Super 15 Rugby Final
  • Aug 5 Alex Rodriquez, New York Yankee MLB player, is banned for 211 games for using human growth hormones
  • Aug 10 14th World Championships in Athletics open at Moscow, Russia
  • Aug 11 95th PGA Championship: Jason Dufner shoots a 270 at Oak Hill Country Club

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt
Olympic Sprinter
Usain Bolt
  • Aug 17 14th World Championships in Athletics: Usain Bolt wins 200m
  • Aug 18 14th World Athletics Championships close in Moscow, Russia

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 5 Shawn Burr, Canadian ice hockey player, dies from complications from a fall at 47
  • Aug 9 John Logan, American MLB player, dies at 86
  • Aug 9 Glen Hobbie, American MLB player, 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