Events in Sport in May 2014

  • May 3 140th Kentucky Derby: Victor Espinoza aboad California Chrome wins in 2:03.66

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May 5 World Snooker Championship: Briton Mark Selby beats countryman Ronnie O'Sullivan 18-14, the first of 3 world titles

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Ronnie O'Sullivan
  • May 8 NFL Draft: South Carolina outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney first pick by Houston Texans
  • May 16 Paris Saint-Germain F.C. & Manchester City F.C. are each fined €60 million for breaching Fair Play Regulations
  • May 17 Arsenal defeats Hull City to win the 2014 FA Cup Final
  • May 17 139th Preakness: Victor Ezpinoza aboard California Chrome wins in 1:54.84

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May 18 Adam Scott overtakes Tiger Woods as the No. 1 ranked golfer in the world

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Tiger Woods
  • May 19 Decorated Dutch coach Louis van Gaal confirmed as manager of Manchester United; Ryan Giggs named assistant, confirms retirement as a player at age 40 after 963 games and English record 22 major trophies
  • May 24 22nd UEFA Champions League Final: Real Madrid beats Atletico Madrid 4-1 at Lisbon
  • May 25 Indianapolis 500: Ryan Hunter-Reay wins in 2:40:48.2305 (300.244 km/h)
  • May 29 NHL Eastern Conference Final: New York Rangers beat Montreal Canadians, 4 games to 2