Events in Sport in June 1996

  • Jun 1 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Florida Panthers beat Pittsburgh Penguins, 4 games to 3
  • Jun 2 51st US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Annika Sorenstam
  • Jun 8 128th Belmont: Rene Douglas aboard Editor's Note wins in 2:28.96
  • Jun 9 Michelle McGann wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
  • Jun 9 Sunday League cricket game Kent 6-314 overhaul Leicestershire's 4-311
  • Jun 9 95th Men's French Open: Yevgeny Kafelnikov beats Michael Stich (7-6, 7-5, 7-6)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 9 95th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (6-3, 6-7, 10-8)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jun 10 Stanley Cup: Colo Avalanche sweep Florida Panthers in 4 games
  • Jun 16 50th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Seat Supersonic, 4 games to 2
  • Jun 16 96th US Golf Open: Steve Jones shoots a 278 wins at Oakland Hills CC
  • Jun 16 Liselotte Neumann wins First Bank Edina Realty LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jun 22 29th Curtis Cup: Great Britain & Ireland wins 11-6

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 22 Michael Moorer beats Axel Shultz in 11 for IBF heavyweight boxing title

World Boxing Champion Michael Moorer
World Boxing Champion
Michael Moorer
  • Jun 22 Saurav Ganguly scores 131 at Lord's on Test cricket debut
  • Jun 23 Dottie Pepper wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
  • Jun 30 Dottie Pepper wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jun 30 UEFA European Championship: Germany defeat Czech Republic 2-1 in London