Events in Sport in June 2012

  • Jun 1 New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana pitches a no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 3 Tiger Woods' 73rd PGA tour victory equals Jack Nicklaus's record

  • Jun 9 144th Belmont: John Velazquez aboard Union Rags wins in 2:30.42
  • Jun 10 58th LPGA Championship won by Shanshan Feng
  • Jun 11 Stanley Cup: Los Angeles Kings defeat New Jersey Devils in 6 games

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 11 111th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Đoković (6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5)

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 11 111th Women's French Open: Maria Sharapova beats Sara Errani (6-3, 6-2)

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova
  • Jun 13 San Francisco Giants' Matt Cain pitches first perfect game in the franchise's history against the Houston Astros
  • Jun 17 112th US Golf Open: American golfer, Webb Simpson shoots a 281 at Olympic Club CA
  • Jun 21 Miami Heat win the 2012 NBA finals after defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder 4 games to one
  • Jun 21 66th NBA Championship: Miami Heat beat Oklahoma City Thunder, 4 games to 1
  • Jun 24 Female athletes will be allowed to compete for Saudi Arabia at the Olympics for the first time