On This Day

February 10, 2018 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • German biathlete Laura Dahlmeier wins women's 7.5k sprint gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics; also wins 10k pursuit gold
  • Sochi (2014) Olympic large hill ski jump champion Andreas Wellinger of Germany wins the individual normal hill gold medal at Pyeongchang by just 0.2m from Norway's Johann AndrĂ© Forfang
  • Swedish cross country skier Charlotte Kalla wins 3rd career Olympic gold medal in the 15k skiathlon in Pyeongchang; also wins 10k freestyle gold in Vancouver (2010) and 4 x 5k relay in Sochi (2014)
  • Tottenham Hotspur edge Arsenal, 1-0 at Wembley Stadium in front of English Premier League record single-game attendance of 83,222 fans

Deaths in Sport

  • Bevan Congdon OBE, New Zealand cricket all-rounder and captain (61 Tests; 3448 runs @ 32.22, 7 x 100; 59 wickets), dies at 79