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Events in Sport


Sports record brokenWorld Record

Aug 3 Footballer Neymar signs 5-year deal with club Paris Saint-Germain in a $263 million world-record transfer from Barcelona

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  • Aug 13 99th PGA Championship: Justin Thomas wins his first major by 2 shots with a three-under 68 at Quail Hollow, North Carolina

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 27 Former five-weight world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeats MMA fighter Conor McGregor in his debut match in the 10th round in Las Vegas


Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 6 Darren Daulton, American baseball player (catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies), dies of brain cancer at 55
  • Aug 22 Rafael "Felo" Ramírez, Cuban-American Spanish language sports announcer (Miami Marlins), dies at 94