On This Day in Sport

Rory McIlroy and LeBron James produced memorable moments on June 19, a date that means much to England cricket fans but one their Australian counterparts will always want to forget.…
Tiger Woods did not only win the 2000 U.S. Open on June 18, he did so having obliterated the rest of the field. Two decades ago, no one could get…
June 17, 2010 was the date Kobe Bryant got his fifth and final NBA ring. The Los Angeles Lakers icon, who died in a helicopter crash earlier this year, helped…
The Golden State Warriors and Tiger Woods both became champions again on June 16 in previous years, while Didier Deschamps' France also started their road to glory in Russia. Steve…
June 15 is a momentous sporting date that the Detroit Pistons and their fans will not forget in a hurry. Sixteen years ago on this day, the team earned an…
Asafa Powell broke the 100 metres world record on this day 15 years ago, and the New York Rangers ended a 54-year NHL title drought in 1994. No man has…
Real Madrid have been champions of Europe 13 times and their first title came in dramatic fashion in Paris on this day 64 years ago. Back in 1948, meanwhile, the…
June 12 was a day when Michael Jordan finally became an NBA champion, while the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors also enjoyed Finals celebrations. Jordan became widely…
This day in sporting history marked a moment to savour for Rafael Nadal. But while the tennis star brought up a milestone achievement at the French Open on this date,…
June 10 will forever be remembered as a famous day in Italian football, as it marks the first time the Azzurri conquered the world and Europe. It is also a…
June 9 is a momentous sporting date that Maria Sharapova and her fans will not forget in a hurry. Eight years ago on this day, the Russian achieved a career…
June 8 is likely to be a date forever remembered fondly by Rafael Nadal, who secured two of his historic 12 French Open titles on this day. Serena Williams also…
June 7, 2009 was the date Roger Federer finally reigned at Roland Garros. The Swiss completed his grand slam collection when beating Robin Soderling in the French Open final and,…
Barcelona great Xavi bade farewell in style on this day five years ago as he claimed a fourth Champions League title. Elsewhere on June 6, Brian Lara set the cricket…
Rafael Nadal has celebrated plenty of times on Court Philippe Chatrier, but the jubilation he felt on June 5, 2005 is likely to live with him forever. It was on…
Shane Warne made an indelible mark on the Ashes on this day in 1993.
Real Madrid have made a habit of European success down the years, winning the ultimate prize more times than any other club, and in 2017 they did what no one…
Jose Mourinho knows how to make a grand entrance and he proved that at his unveiling as Chelsea manager. Though June 2 is the date 'The Special One' first arrived…
Roger Federer and Anthony Joshua have become accustomed to winning in their respective sports, but both suffered notable defeats on June 1 through the years. Federer saw his hopes of…
Babe Ruth knew time was up on his baseball playing career on May 30 in 1935, but his name lives on and many consider him the greatest player to have…
It is 52 years since Manchester United beat Benfica to win their first European Cup, while Roy Halladay pitched a perfect game for Philadelphia Phillies on this day in 2010.…
Pierino Prati scored a hat-trick as AC Milan won the European Cup in 1969 and Francesco Totti played the final match of his career on this day three years ago.…
Lionel Messi delivered a moment of history for Barcelona on this day in 2009, as Manchester United lost the Champions League final in Rome. Arsene Wenger also has fond memories…
Manchester United completed an unprecedented treble in Barcelona and NBA legend Vince Carter was also celebrating on this day 21 years ago. Bayern Munich were on the brink of winning…
It is 55 years since Muhammad Ali controversially won his rematch with Sonny Liston, while Liverpool sensationally floored Milan on this day in 2005. Ali retained his heavyweight title with…
Real Madrid have two reasons to remember May 24 fondly, while cricketer Nasser Hussain is also unlikely to ever forget the date. Madrid have lifted the Champions League trophy twice…
May 23 is a date in which Milan earned a measure of Champions League revenge on Liverpool and Ayrton Senna continued his majestic Monaco run. The Rossoneri became champions of…
May 22 was a memorable day for fans of Inter and Jose Mourinho. A decade ago, the Portuguese led the Nerazzurri to a treble by beating Bayern Munich in the…
There is a strong cricket theme running through sporting history on May 21 – as well as an unforgettable outing for Manchester United. Saeed Anwar dazzled during a stunning innings…
May 20 stands as a momentous day in Barcelona's history. It was on this date that Barca won the European Cup for the first time, making it a watershed moment…
May 19 is a momentous sporting date that Manchester United fans will not forget in a hurry. Seven years ago on this day, Alex Ferguson managed his final match in…
It is 60 years to the day since Real Madrid hammered Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 to win the European Cup and there was a high five for Michael Jordan on May…
May 17 is a momentous sporting date that Arsenal fans will not remember fondly. Fourteen years ago on this day, the Gunners lost the Champions League final against Barcelona in…
It is 35 years since Michael Jordan was named NBA Rookie of the Year and England claimed an elusive first major one-day trophy on this day a decade ago. Jordan…
Arsenal completed a remarkable feat on May 15, 2004. It is the day that Gunners vintage of 16 years ago secured its 'Invincibles' tag, finishing the Premier League campaign unbeaten.…
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