Events in Sport in July 2015

  • Jul 4 Super Rugby Final, Westpac Stadium, Wellington: Otago Highlanders beat Wellington Hurricanes 21-14 for their first title
  • Jul 4 Chile wins football's Copa América for the first time beating Argentina 4-1 on penalties, 0-0 a.e.t. in Santiago
  • Jul 5 FIFA Women's World Cup Final: Carli Lloyd scores a hat-trick as US beats Japan 5-2 in Vancouver, Canada

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 6 Floyd Mayweather Jr. is stripped of his WBO welterweight boxing title after failing to pay $200k sanctioning fee and vacate his 2 junior middleweight titles

  • Jul 8 The NFL's Washington Redskins have their trademark vacated on the grounds it may cause offence to native Americans

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 11 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams becomes oldest winner in Open era (33) beating Garbiñe Muguruza 6-4, 6-4

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 12 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković successfully defends his title beating Roger Federer 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-3

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • Jul 14 86th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-3 at Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati
  • Jul 20 British Open Golf, St. Andrews: American Zach Johnson wins in a 4-hole play-off with Australian Marc Leishman & Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa
  • Jul 25 UCI BMX Supercross series: Niek Kimmann & Stefany Hernandez win the world title
  • Jul 26 102nd Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 26 British Open Seniors Golf, Sunningdale: American Marco Dawson wins by 1 shot from Bernhard Langer of Germany

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer