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See also: 1973 in sports, other events of 1974, 1975 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. Jump to: navigation, search 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...

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Auto Racing

Jump to: navigation, search Auto racing (also known as automobile racing, autosport or motorsport) is a sport involving racing automobiles. ... This article is about the sport of stock car racing. ... Richard Petty (second from left) pictured with his father Lee (to his right), son Kyle (to his left), and grandson Adam (to his far left), in 2000 before the deaths of Lee and Adam. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Daytona 500 is a 200-lap, 500 mile (805 km) NASCAR Nextel Cup Series race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... NASCAR Nextel Cup logo NEXTEL Cup trophy, adopted in 2004 4-time champion Jeff Gordon poses with the Winston Cup trophy (used prior to 2004) The NASCAR Championship is the championship held in NASCARs top stock car racing series. ... Richard Petty (second from left) pictured with his father Lee (to his right), son Kyle (to his left), and grandson Adam (to his far left), in 2000 before the deaths of Lee and Adam. ... International Race of Champions (IROC) is an auto racing competition, promoted as an equivalent of an All-Star Game or The Masters. ... Jump to: navigation, search Mark Donohue (March 18, 1937 - August 19, 1975) was an American racing driver. ... Jump to: navigation, search Indianapolis 500, 1994 The Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, frequently shortened to Indianapolis 500 or Indy 500, is an American race for open-wheel automobiles held annually over the Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. ... Johnny Rutherford (born 1938) was a U.S. automobile racer. ... A simple wooden cart in Australia A cart transporting watermelons in Harbin, China. ... Robert William Bobby Unser (born February 20, 1934) was a U.S. automobile racer. ... The inaugural Formula One World Championship was won by Italian Giuseppe Farina in his Alfa Romeo in 1950, barely defeating his Argentine teammate Juan Manuel Fangio. ... Jump to: navigation, search Emerson Fittipaldi racing in the Indianapolis 500 in 1994. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Henri Pescarolo was a Formula One driver from France. ... Gerard Larrousse was a Formula One driver from France. ... Rallying (international) or rally racing (US) is a form of automobile racing that takes place on normal roads with modified production or specially built road cars. ... The Sahara is the worlds second largest desert (second to Antarctica), over 9,000,000 km² (3,500,000 mi²), located in northern Africa and is 2. ... Jump to: navigation, search Citroën is a French automobile manufacturer, started in 1919 by André Citroën, today part of the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group. ... Jump to: navigation, search Drag racing is a form of auto racing in which cars or motorcycles attempt to complete a fairly short, straight and level course in the shortest amount of time, starting from a dead stop. ... Donald Glenn Garlits (born January 14, 1932, Tampa, Florida) is considered the father of drag racing. ... Jump to: navigation, search Clocked Speed = 506 km/h, Kwinana Race Track, W.A., 2005 Top-Fuel Racing refers to a class of drag racing in which the cars are run on 85% nitromethane and about 15% methanol also known as racing alcohol, instead of gasoline. ... The National Hot Rod Association, known as the NHRA, was founded by Wally Parks in 1951 in the State of California to provide a governing body to organize and promote the sport of drag racing. ...

Baseball

Picture of Fenway Park. ... Jump to: navigation, search January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search The New York Yankees are a Major League baseball team based in The Bronx, New York City. ... Jump to: navigation, search Mickey Charles Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995) was an American baseball player, regarded as one of the best of all time. ... Edward Charles Whitey Ford (born October 21, 1928) was a Major League Baseball pitcher. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in North America, the display of baseball-related... For other uses of the phrase see Home run (disambiguation) In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run himself (along with a run for each runner who was already on... Jump to: navigation, search George Herman Ruth (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948), better known as Babe Ruth, also commonly known by the nicknames The Bambino and The Sultan of Swat, was an American baseball player and United States national icon. ... Jump to: navigation, search New York Yankees great Lou Gehrig Henry Louis Gehrig (born Ludwig Heinrich Gehrig; June 19, 1903 — June 2, 1941) was a Major League first baseman who played his entire career for the New York Yankees. ... A baseball pitcher delivers the ball to home plate In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throws the baseball from the pitchers mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter who attempts to either make contact with it or draw a... Jump to: navigation, search As with many sports, and perhaps even more so, statistics are very important to baseball. ... In baseball, innings pitched (IP) are the number of innings a pitcher has completed, measured by the number of batters and baserunners that are put out while the pitcher is in the game. ... In baseball, a strikeout or strike out (denoted by K, K-S, or SO) occurs when the batter receives three strikes during his time at bat. ... In baseball, a shutout refers to a game in which one team wins without allowing the opposing team to score any runs. ... Frank Robinson (born August 31, 1935 in Beaumont, Texas), 1935) was a Major League Baseball player and is currently the manager of the Washington Nationals. ... Jump to: navigation, search An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black), is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... Jump to: navigation, search MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... Jump to: navigation, search April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search Henry Louis Hank Aaron (born February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama, United States), is an American baseball player and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. ... Jump to: navigation, search Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) West Division (1969-present) American Association (1884-1889) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1955 NL Pennants (21) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1978 â€¢ 1977 1974 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1955 â€¢ 1953 1952 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947... Al Downing (January 9, 1940 - July 4, 2005) was a singer/songwriter/pianist from Oklahoma who did session work for Wanda Jackson and sometimes recorded under the name Big Al Downing. ... Jump to: navigation, search George Herman Ruth (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948), better known as Babe Ruth, also commonly known by the nicknames The Bambino and The Sultan of Swat, was an American baseball player and United States national icon. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Cleveland Indians are a Major League Baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Jump to: navigation, search A mug of lager beer, showing the golden colour of the beer and the foamy head floating on top. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Texas Rangers are a Major League Baseball team based in Arlington, Texas, a suburb in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. ... Jump to: navigation, search The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, the culmination of the sports postseason each October. ... This article is about the baseball team currently active in the American League. ... Jump to: navigation, search Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) West Division (1969-present) American Association (1884-1889) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1955 NL Pennants (21) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1978 â€¢ 1977 1974 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1955 â€¢ 1953 1952 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947...

Basketball

Jump to: navigation, search Basketball is very popular in U.S. colleges. ... The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 of the top college basketball teams in the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search NBA logo, depicting former star Jerry West The National Basketball Association, more popularly known as the NBA, is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Boston Celtics are a National Basketball Association team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Milwaukee Bucks are a National Basketball Association team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Basketball World Championship (official name: FIBA World Championship) is a world basketball tournament held quadrennially. ...

Boxing

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Carlos Monzon (August 7, 1942- January 8, 1995) was an Argentinian boxer who held the world middleweight title for 7 years, during which he made a then-division record of 14 defenses. ... José Napoles (born April 13, 1940) is a Cuban-Mexican who was a world boxing champion. ... Jump to: navigation, search October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... Kinshasa (formerly Léopoldville) is the capital and largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ... Jump to: navigation, search For other people with similar names, see Muhammad Ali (disambiguation). ... Jump to: navigation, search George Edward Foreman (born January 10, 1949 in Marshall, Texas) is a former boxer who was twice Heavyweight Champion of the world, a successful businessman, and an ordained Christian minister. ... Rumble in the Jungle The Rumble in The Jungle was an historic boxing event that took place on October 30, 1974, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, then known as Zaire. ...

Cycling

Jump to: navigation, search Cycling is a recreation, a sport, and a means of transport across land. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Giro dItalia, also simply known as the Giro, is a long distance road bicycle race for professional cyclists held over three weeks in May or early June in and around Italy. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Tour de France (French for Tour of France), often referred to as La Grande Boucle, Le Tour or The Tour, is an epic long distance road bicycle racing competition for professionals held over three weeks in July in and around France. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The professional World Cycling Championship is organised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), and is a single massed start road race, the winner being the first across the line at the completion of the full race distance. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

Field Hockey

  • March 9 - In an international women's field hockey match at Wembley Stadium,England. The Netherlands beat England 2-0.
  • April 27 - In the first ever women's World Field Hockey Cup Final.Netherlands are the World Champions.

Jump to: navigation, search A game of field hockey in progress Field hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world. ... Jump to: navigation, search March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ...

Figure Skating

Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... World Figure Skating Championships: Mens singles winners: 1896 - Gilbert Fuchs, (Germany) 1897 - Gustav Hugel, (Austria) 1898 - Henning Grenander, (Sweden) 1899 - Gustav Hugel, (Austria) 1900 - Gustav Hugel, (Austria) 1901 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1902 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1903 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1904 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1905 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1906 - Gilbert... Jan Hoffmann (*26 October 1955 in Dresden) is a German figure skater, two-time World Champion and silver medallist at the 1980 Winter Olympics. ... Irina Konstantinovna Rodnina (born September 12, 1949, Moscow, Russia) was a Soviet figure skater. ...

Football (American)

Jump to: navigation, search This article deals with the history and development of the different sports around the world known as football. For links to articles on each of these codes of football, please see the list in the Football today section of this article. ... Jump to: navigation, search Date January 13, 1974 Stadium Rice Stadium City Houston, Texas MVP Larry Csonka, Running back Favorite Dolphins by 7 National Anthem Charlie Pride Coin toss Game referee Halftime show University of Texas Band Attendance 71,882 U.S. TV Network CBS Announcers Ray Scott, Pat Summerall... Jump to: navigation, search Conference AFC Division East Year Founded 1966 Home Field Dolphins Stadium City Miami, Florida Team Colors Aqua Green, Coral Orange, Blue, and White Head Coach Nick Saban League Championships (2) Super Bowl: 1972 (VII), 1973 (VIII) Conference Championships (5) AFC: 1971, 1972, 1973, 1982, 1984 Division... Jump to: navigation, search Conference NFC Division North Year Founded 1961 Home Field Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome City Minneapolis, Minnesota Team Colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike Tice League Championships (1) NFL Champions: 1969 Conference Championships (4) NFL Western: 1969 NFC: 1973, 1974, 1976 Division Championships (16) NFL...

Football (Australian Rules)

Jump to: navigation, search This article deals with the history and development of the different sports around the world known as football. For links to articles on each of these codes of football, please see the list in the Football today section of this article. ... Jump to: navigation, search Australian Football at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. ... See also Australian Football League. ... The Richmond Football Club, nicknamed The Tigers, is an Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League. ... Kangaroos Football Club logo The Kangaroos Football Club, formerly the North Melbourne Football Club, and informally known as the Shinboners or the Kangaroos plays Australian rules football in the Australian Football League. ... The Chas Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal, is an annual medal regarded as the most prestigious award for individual players. ... Jump to: navigation, search Keith Greig played for the Australian Rules North Melbourne Football Club from 1971 to 1985. ... Kangaroos Football Club logo The Kangaroos Football Club, formerly the North Melbourne Football Club, and informally known as the Shinboners or the Kangaroos plays Australian rules football in the Australian Football League. ...

Football (Canadian)

Jump to: navigation, search This article deals with the history and development of the different sports around the world known as football. For links to articles on each of these codes of football, please see the list in the Football today section of this article. ... Then Prime Minister Joe Clark presents the 1979 Grey Cup to victorious Edmonton Eskimos Danny Kepley and Tom Wilkinson. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Montreal Alouettes (French, Alouettes de Montréal) are a Canadian Football League team based in Montreal, Quebec. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Vanier Cup (French: Coupe Vanier) is the championship trophy of Canadian Interuniversity Sport mens football. ... The Western Ontario Mustangs (or more often the Western Mustangs) are the athletic teams that represent the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. ... This article needs cleanup. ...

Football (Soccer)

Jump to: navigation, search This article deals with the history and development of the different sports around the world known as football. For links to articles on each of these codes of football, please see the list in the Football today section of this article. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Jump to: navigation, search FIFA World Cup Trophy The Football World Cup (official name: FIFA World Cup) is the most important competition in international football (soccer). ... Jump to: navigation, search The FA Cups trophy is also known as the FA Cup. ... Jump to: navigation, search Liverpool Football Club is an English football club and the most successful team ever to have played in the English league. ... Jump to: navigation, search Newcastle United Football Club (NUFC) is an English professional football team based in Newcastle upon Tyne, nicknamed the Magpies. Newcastle United supporters are known as the Toon Army. ...

Golf

Men's Golf Jump to: navigation, search Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...

Women's Golf The Grand Slam of golf consists of four major golfing events held each year; the events are often referred to as the major tournaments and are all recognized as a part of the worlds two most prestigious tours, the PGA TOUR in the United States and the PGA European... This article is about the month of May. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Jump to: navigation, search June is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with a length of 30 days The month is named after the Roman goddess Juno (mythology), wife of Jupiter and equivalent to the Greek goddess Hera. ... The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... Hale Irwin (born June 3, 1945 in Joplin, Missouri) is an American golfer. ... July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Note: as an adjective (stressed on the second syllable instead of the first), august means honorable. ... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... Lee Trevino (born December 1, 1939) is a professional American golfer. ... Founded in 1916, the Professional Golfers Association of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States and claims to be the largest working sports organization in the world with more than 27,000 members. ... Johnny Miller (1947-) was an American professional golfer who was born in San Francisco. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...

The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... Sandra Haynie (b June 4 1943 Fort Worth, Texas) is an American professional golfer. ... The LPGA Championship, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the McDonalds LPGA Championship, is the second-longest running tournament in the history of the Ladies Professional Golf Association surpassed only by the U.S. Womens Open. ... Sandra Haynie (b June 4 1943 Fort Worth, Texas) is an American professional golfer. ... JoAnne Carner (b April 4 1939 Kirkland, Washington) is an American professional golfer. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Jump to: navigation, search Thoroughbred horse racing is the main form of horse-racing throughout the world. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Melbourne Cup is Australias major annual thoroughbred horse race. ... Think Big is a New Zealand bred racehorse, which raced in Australia, winning the Melbourne Cup in both 1974 and 1975. ... The Queens Plate is North Americas oldest thoroughbred horse race, run at a distance of 1 1/4 miles for 3-year-old thoroughbed horses, foaled in Canada, run annually in July at Woodbine Racetrack, Etobicoke (Toronto), Ontario. ... Races at Lonchamp - Édouard Manet, 1867 The Prix de LArc de Triomphe is a flat thoroughbred horse race of a 2400 metres (about 1 mile 4 furlongs) raced on turf for 3 year olds and up, Colts, horses, Fillies and mares (exclude geldings). ... The Irish Derby Stakes have been held annually at The Curragh in County Kildare, Ireland since 1866. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... The Two Thousand Guineas Stakes is a Group 1 1 mile (1600 meters) thoroughbred flat racing horse race for 3-year-olds colts and fillies run in May of each year over the Rowley Mile at Newmarket, Suffolk, England. ... Epsom Derby, Théodore Géricault, 1821. ... The St. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... Jump to: navigation, search Churchill Downs ractrack, 2004 The Kentucky Derby is a stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged yearly in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ... The Preakness Stakes is a classic 1 3/16 mile (1. ... The Belmont Stakes is a prestigious horse race held yearly in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. ...

Harness Racing

A trotter training at Vincennes hippodrome Harness racing is a form of horse-racing in which the horses race in a specified gait. ... The Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Pacers consists of the following horse races: Cane Pace Messenger Stakes Little Brown Jug The traditional order of the races was Cane Pace, Little Brown Jug, and Messenger. ... The Cane Pace is a harness horse race run annually since 1955. ... The Little Brown Jug is a harness race for three-year-old pacing standardbreds hosted by the Delaware County Agricultural Society since 1946 at the County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio. ... The Messenger Stakes is an American harness racing event for 3-year-old pacing horses. ... The Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters consists of the following horse races: Hambletonian Yonkers Trot Kentucky Futurity Since its inauguration in 1955, only seven horses have ever won the Trotting Triple Crown. ... The Hambletonian is a United States harness racing event held annually for three-year-old trotting standardbreds. ... The Yonkers Trot is a harness race for three-year old trotting standardbreds held at Yonkers Raceway in New York. ... The Kentucky Futurity is a stakes race for three-year-old trotters, held annually at The Red Mile in Lexington, Kentucky since 1893. ... The Interdominions is a harness racing competition held between horses from Australia and New Zealand. ...

Ice Hockey

Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Art Ross Memorial Trophy is given to the National Hockey League player with the most points scored at the end of the regular season. ... Jump to: navigation, search The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ... Philip Anthony Esposito, OC (born February 20, 1942 in Sault Ste. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Hart Memorial Trophy is presented annually to the most valuable ice hockey player in the National Hockey League during the regular season. ... Jump to: navigation, search The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ... Philip Anthony Esposito, OC (born February 20, 1942 in Sault Ste. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Stanley Cup is inscribed with the names of all the players on the teams that have won it. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Philadelphia Flyers are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event put together by the IIHF, the International Ice Hockey Federation, since 1930. ...

Skiing

  • Alpine Skiing
    • The men's overall season champion: Piero Gros, Italy
    • The women's overall season champion: Annemarie Pröll, Austria

Jump to: navigation, search Skiing is the activity of gliding over snow using skis (originally wooden planks, now usually made from fiberglass or related composites) strapped to the feet with ski bindings. ... Jump to: navigation, search Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is a recreational activity and sport involving sliding down snow-covered hills with long, thin skis attached to each foot. ...

Snooker

-1... The World Snooker Championship is the climax of snookers annual calendar and the most important snooker event of the year in terms of prestige, prize money and world ranking points. ... Ray Reardon is a retired Welsh snooker player. ... Graham Miles (born 11 May 1941) is a retired English snooker player. ...

Tennis

Jump to: navigation, search Tennis balls This article is about the sport, tennis. ... A Grand Slam is a term in tennis used to denote winning all four of the following championship titles in the same year: Australian Open French Open Wimbledon U.S. Open These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam tournaments, and rank as the most important tennis tournaments... This article is about the Australian Open tennis tournament. ... Country: United States Residence: Belleville, IL Height: 510 (177 cm) Weight: 155 lbs. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held from the middle of May to the beginning of June in Paris, France, and is the second of the worlds Grand Slam tournaments. ... Country: Sweden Residence: Monte Carlo, MON Height: 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Weight: 160 lb (73 kg) Plays: Right Turned pro: 1973 Retired: 1981 Highest singles ranking: 1 (8/23/1977) Singles titles: 57 Career prize money: $3,655,751 Grand Slam Record Titles: 11 Australian Open 3rd (1974... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Country: United States Residence: Belleville, IL Height: 510 (177 cm) Weight: 155 lbs. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Country: United States Residence: Belleville, IL Height: 510 (177 cm) Weight: 155 lbs. ... A Grand Slam is a term in tennis used to denote winning all four of the following championship titles in the same year: Australian Open French Open Wimbledon U.S. Open These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam tournaments, and rank as the most important tennis tournaments... This article is about the Australian Open tennis tournament. ... Evonne Fay Goolagong Cawley, born July 31, 1951 at Griffith, New South Wales, Australia, was a professional tennis player. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held from the middle of May to the beginning of June in Paris, France, and is the second of the worlds Grand Slam tournaments. ... Christine Marie Evert (b. ... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Christine Marie Evert (b. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Billie Jean King Billie Jean King (born November 22, 1943, in Long Beach, California) is a retired tennis player from the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search Davis Cup logo The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... Grass courts are the fastest kind of tennis courts, next to cement courts or hard courts. ...

General sporting events

The 7th Asian Summer Games was held in Tehran with the participation of 2363 athletes and officials from 25 countries. Multi-Sport Events Arctic Winter Games Asian Games Canada Games Commonwealth Games Francophone Games Gaelic Games Gay Games Goodwill Games Nordic Games Pan American Games Paralympic Games Special Olympic Games Summer Olympic Games Winter Olympic Games World Games World Wheelchair Games X Games American football Alamo Bowl Aztec Bowl Capital... Tehran is a metropolis of 14 million situated at the foot of the towering Alborz range. ...

See also: 1973 in sports, other events of 1974, 1975 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. Jump to: navigation, search The Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event held every four years involving the elite athletes of The Commonwealth. ... For other uses, see Christchurch (disambiguation). ... The original 1925 train route to Nenana is in gray, and the southern route of the modern race is in red (part of the National Historic Iditarod Trail. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...


Births

Jump to: navigation, search January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Nataliya Burdeyna (born 30 January 1974) is an athlete from Ukraine. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Nadine Ernstine-Krienke (born February 5, 1974), is a German field hockey player. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Steve Nash Stephen John Nash (born February 7, 1974 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is a star Canadian basketball player. ... Jump to: navigation, search NBA logo, depicting former star Jerry West The National Basketball Association, more popularly known as the NBA, is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Marianne Illing (born February 12, 1974 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian water polo player. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jordi Cruyff (born February 9, 1974 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch football player, the son of the great Johan Cruyff. ... Jump to: navigation, search Johan Cruijff Johan Cruijff (sometimes spelled Cruyff; born April 25, 1947 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch football trainer/coach and former star player, regarded by many as one of the all-time greats of the game. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Kafelnikov (Russian: Евгений Александрович Кафельников) (yehv-GYEH-nee kah-FYELL-nee-koff) (born February 18, 1974), former number-one tennis player from Russia, was born in Sochi in the RSFSR, Soviet Union (now Russia). ... Jump to: navigation, search February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search Karol Kučera (born March 4, 1974) is a professional male tennis player from the Slovakia. ... Ariel Arnaldo Ortega (born March 4, 1974 in Ledesma) is an Argentinian footballer, who currently plays for Newells Old Boys. ... Jump to: navigation, search March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... 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