November 2016 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 2 Chicago Cubs beat Cleveland Indians, 8-7 in Game 7 at Progressive Field, Cleveland; first Cubs' Baseball World Series win in 108 years
  • Nov 4 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 1 winners: Oscar Performance, Tamarkuz, New Money Honey, Beholder
  • Nov 5 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 2 winners: Champagne Room, Queen's Trust, Drefong, Obviously, Classic Empire, Highland Reel, Finest City, Tourist, Arrogate
  • Nov 22 'Vegas Golden Knights' is revealed as the Las Vegas NHL expansion team's name
  • Nov 27 German Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg clinches his only F1 World Driver's Championship with victory in season ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix; wins title by 5 points from team mate Lewis Hamilton
  • Nov 29 Former NFL player Darren Sharper sentenced to 20 years in prison for a series of rapes

Weddings in Sport

  • Nov 6 TV personality and actress Audrina Patridge (31) weds professional BMX dirt bike rider Corey Bohan in Hawaii

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 12 Dawn Coe-Jones, Canadian LPGA golfer (3 LPGA wins), dies of cancer at 56
  • Nov 13 Enzo Maiorca, Italian freediver (17 world records), dies at 85
  • Nov 23 Ralph Branca, American baseball player (pitched the “Shot Heard Round the World”), dies at 90
  • Nov 23 Peggy Kirk Bell, American top amateur golfer, dies at 95
  • Nov 25 Trevor Goddard, South African cricketer (South African opening batsman & opening bowler), dies at 85