October 2015 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 3 Host England loses to Australia 33-13 and crashes out of the Rugby World Cup at the pool stage
  • Oct 13 Basketball player Lamar Odom is hospitalised after being found unconscious in a brothel in Nevada

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Oct 27 American soccer star Abby Wambach announces her retirement

Soccer Player Abby Wambach
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Abby Wambach
  • Oct 28 Longest ever 1st game of Baseball World Series (5h 9min), Kansas City Royals defeat New York Mets 5-4, also joint longest by innings
  • Oct 31 8th Rugby World Cup: New Zealand's All Blacks defeat Australia's Wallabies 34-17 at Twickenham in London

Weddings in Sport

  • Oct 10 Supermodel Hilary Rhoda (28) weds former pro hockey player Sean Avery (33) at the Parrish Art Museum in Long Island

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 4 Neal Walk, American basketball player (Phoenix Suns, New Orleans Jazz, NY Knicks), dies at 67
  • Oct 6 Sandra Spuzich, American golfer (US Open 1966), dies of leukemia at 78
  • Oct 11 Dean Chance, American baseball pitcher, dies at 74
  • Oct 17 Howard Kendall, English footballer and football manager (Everton), dies at 69
  • Oct 23 Jimmy [James] Roberts, Canadian NHL defenceman (1st Blues draft pick), dies at 75
  • Oct 30 Mel Daniels, American professional basketball player (Hall of Fame 2012), dies at 71