Events in Sport in November 2016

  • Nov 2 Chicago Cubs beat Cleveland Indians, 8-7 in Game 7 at Progressive Field, Cleveland; first Cubs' Baseball World Series win in 108 years
  • Nov 4 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 1 winners: Oscar Performance, Tamarkuz, New Money Honey, Beholder
  • Nov 5 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 2 winners: Champagne Room, Queen's Trust, Drefong, Obviously, Classic Empire, Highland Reel, Finest City, Tourist, Arrogate
  • Nov 20 Jimmie Johnson driving for Hendrick Motorsports, wins Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida to claim record equalling 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series; Richard Petty & Dale Earnhardt, 7 titles
  • Nov 22 'Vegas Golden Knights' is revealed as the Las Vegas NHL expansion team's name
  • Nov 27 German Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg clinches his only F1 World Driver's Championship with victory in season ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix; wins title by 5 points from team mate Lewis Hamilton
  • Nov 29 Former NFL player Darren Sharper sentenced to 20 years in prison for a series of rapes