January 2014 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jan 1 100th Rose Bowl: #4 Michigan State beats #5 Stanford, 24-20
  • Jan 1 43rd Fiesta Bowl: #15 UCF beats #6 Baylor, 52-42
  • Jan 2 80th Sugar Bowl: #11 Oklahoma beats #3 Alabama, 45-31
  • Jan 3 80th Orange Bowl: #12 Clemson beats #7 Ohio State, 40-35
  • Jan 6 Zach Johnson wins the 2014 PGA Tournament of Champions
  • Jan 6 16th BCS National Championship: #1 Florida State beats #2 Auburn, 34-31
  • Jan 9 Yaya Toure wins African Footballer of the Year

Sport awardFootball Awards

Jan 13 Cristiano Ronaldo wins the 2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or

Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo
Football Star
Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Jan 19 AFC Championship Game: Denver Broncos beat New England Patriots 26-16
  • Jan 19 NFC Championship Game: Seattle Seahawks beat San Francisco 49ers 23-17
  • Jan 25 102nd Women's Australian Open: Li Na beats Dominika Cibulková (7-6, 6-0)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jan 26 102nd Men's Australian Open: Stanislas Wawrinka beats Rafael Nadal (6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3)

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • Jan 26 NFL Pro Bowl: Team Rice beats Team Sanders 22-21
  • Jan 29 Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the 1st non-Spanish player to captain Real Madrid, making his 500th appearance for the club

Weddings in Sport

  • Jan 30 NBA player Baron Davis (34) weds CAA agent Isabella Brewster (31) in a secret ceremony

Deaths in Sport

  • Jan 5 EusĂ©bio da Silva Ferreira, Portuguese footballer (top goalscorer-1966 World Cup), dies from heart failure at 71
  • Jan 5 Jerry Coleman, American baseball player, dies from complications from brain bleeding and surgery at 89
  • Jan 12 Gyula Torok, Hungarian Olympic Champion Boxer, dies at 75
  • Jan 13 Bobby Collins, Scottish footballer, dies at 82
  • Jan 19 Bert Williams, English footballer (Wolverhampton, 30 caps), dies at 93
  • Jan 26 Tom Gola, American basketball player, dies at 81