February 2013 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 3 Super Bowl XLVII: Baltimore Ravens beat San Francisco 49ers, 34-31 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome MVP: Joe Flacco, Baltimore, QB
  • Feb 4 Europol announces it will investigate over 680 football matches alleged to involve match fixing

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Feb 12 At a ceremony in Philadelphia, the NFL pays tribute to the life of the late Steve Sabol and his many contributions to the league

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Steve Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Steve Sabol

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Feb 16 Lionel Messi scores his 14th consecutive goal in La Liga and his 300th goal in 365 appearances for Barcelona

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi
  • Feb 17 Australia defeat the West Indies to win the women's 2013 Cricket World Cup
  • Feb 17 62nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 143-138 at Houston
  • Feb 17 Cricket Women's World Cup: Australia defeats West Indies by 114 runs
  • Feb 24 55th Daytona 500: Jimmie Johnson wins (159.25 MPH)

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 1 Vladimir Yengibaryan, Armenian welterweight boxer (Olympic gold, 1956), dies at 80
  • Feb 2 Walter Francis Sweeney, American NFL guard, dies from pancreatic cancer at 71
  • Feb 20 Antonio Roma, Argentinian footballer, dies at 80
  • Feb 22 Atje Keulen-Deelstra, Dutch speed skater, dies at 74