Events in Sport in August 2013

  • Aug 3 Super Rugby Final: Chiefs successfully defend title with a 27-22 over ACT Brumbies at Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
  • Aug 5 MLB bans New York Yankees infielder Alex Rodriguez for 211 games as a result of the Biogenesis Laboratories scandal
  • Aug 5 Rain intervenes to end the 3rd cricket Test between Australia and England at Old Trafford; England retains the Ashes after winning the first 2 Tests
  • Aug 10 14th Athletics World Championships open at Moscow, Russia
  • Aug 11 PGA Championship, Oak Hill CC: Jason Dufner wins first major title by 2 shots from fellow American Jim Furyk

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Aug 11 14th Athletics World Championships: Usain Bolt wins 100m

Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt
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Usain Bolt
  • Aug 17 14th Athletics World Championships: Usain Bolt wins 200m
  • Aug 18 Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Colorado GC: Europe retain Cup for the first time in record winning margin 18-12; Sweden's Caroline Hedwall becomes first player to win 5 matches in a single competition

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Aug 25 Canadian Open Women's Golf, Royal Mayfair GC: New Zealand amateur Lydia Ko successfully defends her title by 5 shots from Karine Icher

Golfer Lydia Ko
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Lydia Ko