June 2015 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 4 Australian cricket batsman Adam Voges becomes the oldest player to hit a century on debut in 1st Test v West Indies in Roseau; 35 year old Voges scores 130 not out during Australia's 9 wicket win

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 6 114th Women's French Open: Serena Williams beats Lucie Safarova (6-3, 6-7, 6-2)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
  • Jun 6 23rd UEFA Champions League Final: Barcelona beats Juventus 3-1 at Berlin
  • Jun 6 147th Belmont: Victor Espinoza aboard American Pharoah wins in 2:26.65, 1st horse in 37 years to win the Triple Crown

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 7 French Open Men's Tennis: Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland wins his 2nd major title; beats Novak Đoković 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • Jun 9 Chris Heston of the San Francisco Giants becomes the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the 2015 MLB season
  • Jun 15 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks defeat Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2
  • Jun 16 69th NBA Championship: Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers, 4 games to 2

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 21 US Open Golf, Chambers Bay GC: Jordan Spieth (21) becomes youngest winner since 1923 by 1 shot from Dustin Johnson & Louis Oosthuizen

Professional Golfer Jordan Spieth
Professional Golfer
Jordan Spieth
  • Jun 24 Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price wins the 2014-15 Hart Trophy as the NHL's MVP
  • Jun 25 Karl-Anthony Towns is chosen by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the first draft pick in the 2015 NBA draft
  • Jun 26 Connor McDavid is selected by the Edmonton Oilers as the first draft pick for the 2015 NHL Entry Draft

Weddings in Sport

  • Jun 29 Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones (33) weds model Dani Lawrence (28) at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 3 Bevo Francis, American basketball player (college basketball record scorer), dies at 82
  • Jun 5 Alan Bond, Australian tycoon/yachtsman (America's Cup), dies at 77
  • Jun 5 Jerry Collins, Samoan-born New Zealand rugby player (All Blacks), dies in a car crash at 34
  • Jun 7 Peter Petherick, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow lefty 1976-77, hat-trick on debut), dies at 72
  • Jun 17 Ron Clarke, Australian runner (set 17 world records) and mayor, dies at 78