September 2017 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 10 137th Women's U.S. Tennis Open: Sloane Stephens defeats Madison Keys (6-3 6-0), only the 2nd unseeded winner

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 10 137th Men's U.S. Open: Rafael Nadal defeats Kevin Anderson (6-3 6-3 6-4)

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • Sep 13 International Olympic Committee announces Paris (2024) and Los Angeles (2028) will host the Olympic games

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 18 England footballer Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drunk driving and is banned for driving for 2 years

English Footballer Wayne Rooney
English Footballer
Wayne Rooney
  • Sep 19 New MLB record for most home runs in a season, no. 5,694 hit by Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals
  • Sep 21 Andre Ward, unified light heavyweight champion and world’s top pound-for-pound boxer, announces his retirement

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 22 US President Donald Trump withdraws invitation to the White House for NBA champions Golden State Warriors after Stephen Curry says he doesn't want to attend

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Basketball Superstar Stephen Curry
Basketball Superstar
Stephen Curry
  • Sep 24 NFL players kneal, lock arms or stay in their dressing room during the anthem in protests against comments made by President Donald Trump

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 24 LeBron James calls President Donald Trump "U Bum" in a tweet in response to Trump's comments about Stephen Curry

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Basketball Superstar Stephen Curry
Basketball Superstar
Stephen Curry

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 3 Sugar Ramos [Ultiminio Ramos], Cuban-Mexican boxer (World Featherweight champion), dies at 75
  • Sep 7 Gene Michael, American baseball shortstop, and general manger (NY Yankees), dies of a heart attack at 79
  • Sep 29 Ludmila Belousova, Russian pairs skater (Olympic gold 1964, 68), dies at 81