On This Day

Events in Sport in February 2021

Sport awardSuper Bowl

Feb 7 Super Bowl LV, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominate defending champion Kansas City Chiefs, 31-9; MVP: Tom Brady, TB Bucs, QB; Brady's record 7th SB win

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady
  • Feb 7 Sarah Thomas becomes the first woman to referee a Super Bowl in Tampa Bay, Florida
  • Feb 14 63rd Daytona 500: Michael McDowell navigates through fiery, final-lap pileup to claim his first career NASCAR Cup Series win in his 14th season; race delayed by rain for 6 hours after huge Lap 14 crash

Sport awardAustralian Open Women's Tennis

Feb 20 Australian Open Women's Tennis: Naomi Osaka of Japan wins her 4th major and second Australian title; beats American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3

Tennis Player Naomi Osaka
Tennis Player
Naomi Osaka

Sport awardAustralian Men's Tennis Open

Feb 21 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković of Serbia wins a record extending 9th Australian title; dominates Russian Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 23 Tiger Woods crashes his car driving south of Los Angeles, injuring both his legs

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods