Sport Events in July 2001
West Indies lifts the Triangular series cricket tournament in Zimbabwe.
Venus Williams retains title in the Wimbledon tennis championship.
Goran Ivanisevic becomes the first wild card entrant to win the men's Wimbledon tennis championship.
Swati Ghate becomes the first women chess player to qualify for the men's `A' championship.
India's M. Kasturi wins the girls' title in the Asian junior chess championship at Teheran.
Roy Gilchrist (67), former West Indian cricketer, passes away at Kingston (Jamaica).
Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) bags title in the 29th Sparkassen chess meeting at Dortmund.
Ian Thorpe creates world record in the 400m freestyle (3:40.17sec) in the World swimming championship at Fukuoka (Japan).
Russia's Roman Sloudnov rewrites his 100m breaststroke World record (59.94) in the semifinal of the World swimming championship at Fukuoka (Japan).
Ian Thorpe creates a world record in the 800m freestyle (7:39.16) event of the World swimming championship at Fukuoka.
China retains title in the Asian Confederation basketball title at Shanghai (China).
England wins the team title in the World women's squash championship at Penang.
Argentina emerges winner in the World Cup qualifying hockey tournament at Edinburgh.
Colombia wins the Copa America football championship at Bogota.