July 2014 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 5 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Petra Kvitová outclasses Eugenie Bouchard of Canada 6-3, 6-0 for her 2nd Wimbledon title

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 6 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković beats Roger Federer 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4 to regain his world #1 ranking

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • Jul 8 FIFA World Cup: Germany defeat Brazil by a record 7-1 in the semi-finals to make it to the final; Miroslav Klose of Germany breaks the World Cup goal scoring record with 16 goals
  • Jul 13 FIFA World Cup Final: Mario Götze scores an extra time winner as Germany beats Argentina 1-0 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Sport awardFootball Awards

Jul 13 FIFA World Cup Awards: Lionel Messi (golden ball), James Rodriguez (golden boot) and Manuel Neuer (Golden gloves)

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi
  • Jul 15 85th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Target Field, Minnesota
  • Jul 20 British Open Golf, Royal Liverpool GC: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland wins wire-to-wire by 2 from Sergio Garcia & Rickie Fowler
  • Jul 27 101st Tour de France won by Vincenzo Nibali of Italy
  • Jul 29 Chicago Cubs player John Baker scores the win against the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field in the longest game in Cubs history

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 7 Alfredo Di Stéfano, Argentine-Spanish footballer and coach, dies at 88
  • Jul 14 Alice Coachman, American athlete (Olympic gold high jump 1948), dies of cardiac arrest at 90