August 2014 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Aug 1 Indiana Pacers NBA super-star Paul George suffers a gruesome compound fracture of his lower right leg in a Team USA scrimmage
  • Aug 2 Super Rugby Final: NSW Waratahs win their first SR title in a nail-biting 33-32 home effort against the Canterbury Crusaders (NZ) at ANZ Stadium, Sydney

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Aug 10 PGA Championship, Valhalla GC: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland wins his 2nd PGA C'ship by 1 shot from Phil Mickelson

  • Aug 24 Canadian Open Women's Golf, London Hunt CC: Ryu So-yeon wins by 2 from fellow South Korean Na Yeon Choi

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Aug 26 Burger King agrees to purchase Canadian donut chain Tim Hortons for $11.4 billion

NHL Star and Businessman Tim Horton
NHL Star and Businessman
Tim Horton

Weddings in Sport

  • Aug 30 NBA basketball star Dwyane Wade (32) weds actress Gabrielle Union (41) at Miami's Chateau Artisan castle

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 10 Graham Gedye, New Zealand cricketer (opening batsman in four Tests for NZ 1964), dies at 85
  • Aug 15 Jerry Lumpe, American baseball player, dies at 81
  • Aug 29 Bjorn Waldegard, Swedish rally driver, dies from cancer at 70