June 2014 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 1 Kolkata Knight Riders win the Indian Premier League cricket championship
  • Jun 1 NHL Western Conference Finals: Los Angeles Kings beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 3
  • Jun 3 Hashim Amla becomes the first non-white captain of the South African national cricket team

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 7 Maria Sharapova wins the French Open women's tennis singles

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova
  • Jun 7 146th Belmont: Joel Rosario aboard Tonalist wins in 2:28.52

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 8 113th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Đoković (3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4)

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • Jun 8 113th Women's French Open: Maria Sharapova beats Simona Halep (6-4, 6-7, 6-4)
  • Jun 13 Stanley Cup: Los Angeles Kings defeat the New York Rangers in 5 games
  • Jun 15 114th US Golf Open: Martin Kaymer shoots a 271 at Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina
  • Jun 15 68th NBA Championship: San Antonio Spurs beat Miami Heat, 4 games to 1
  • Jun 24 Sidney Crosby wins the Hart Memorial Trophy and the Ted Lindsay Award for the 2014 NHL season
  • Jun 25 Luis Suárez is charged with biting at the 2014 FIFA World Cup
  • Jun 26 Luis Suárez is expelled from the 2014 FIFA World Cup following his biting incident
  • Jun 26 Canadian Andrew Wiggins is selected as the No.1 draft pick in the NBA by the Cleveland Cavaliers

Weddings in Sport

  • Jun 12 The Band Perry singer Kimberly Perry weds Texas Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia (28) in Greeneville, Tennessee

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 4 Don Zimmer, American baseball manager, dies from heart failure as a complication from cardiac surgery at 83
  • Jun 9 Bob Welch, American MLB pitcher, dies at 57

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 13 Chuck Noll, NFL head coach (Pittsburgh Steelers), dies of natural causes at 82

NFL Head Coach Chuck Noll
NFL Head Coach
Chuck Noll
  • Jun 14 Rodney Thomas, American NFL running back, dies at 41
  • Jun 16 Tony Gwynn, American Hall of Fame baseball player, dies from salivary gland cancer at 54