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Encyclopedia > 1975 in sports

See also: 1974 in sports, other events of 1975, 1976 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...

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Athletics

Athletics, also known, especially in American English, as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events, which can roughly be divided into running, throwing, and jumping. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Gothenburg (Swedish: (help· info)) ) is a city and municipality on the west-coast of Sweden, in the County of Västra Götaland. ... John George Walker (born January 12, 1952) was a middle distance runner from New Zealand. ...

Auto Racing

Auto racing (also known as automobile racing, autosport or motorsport) is a sport involving racing automobiles. ... NEXTEL Cup drivers practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 This article is about the sport of stock car racing. ... Benny Parsons (born July 12, 1941 in Detroit) was an American motorsports driver in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series (now known as the Nextel Cup Series. ... 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 Lee Petty (born July 2, 1937 in Level Cross, North Carolina) is a renowned former NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver. ... Indianapolis 500, 1994 The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, frequently shortened to Indianapolis 500 or Indy 500, is an American automobile race held annually over the Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. ... Robert William Bobby Unser (born February 20, 1934 in Colorado Springs, Colorado) was a U.S. automobile racer. ... A simple wooden cart in Australia A cart transporting watermelons in Harbin, China. ... A. J. Foyt (born January 16, 1935) is considered by many as the greatest race car driver of all time. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Andreas Nikolaus Niki Lauda (born February 22, 1949) is an Austrian racing driver. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Jacques Bernard (Jacky) Ickx, (born January 1, 1945 in Brussels) is a Belgian racing driver known for his success in Formula One and his six wins in the 24 hours of Le Mans. ... Derek Reginald Bell (born 31 October 1941 in Middlesex, England) was a Formula One driver who raced for the Ferrari, McLaren, Brabham, Surtees and Tecno teams. ... 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. ... Sandro Munari is a former rally driver, of Italy. ... The Monte Carlo Rally (officially Rallye Automobile Monte Carlo) is an automobile racing event organized each year by the Automobile Club de Monaco who also organize the F1 Grand Prix of Monaco and the Monaco Kart Cup. ... A Top Fuel dragster, the ultimate in drag racing. ... Cover of Hot Rod magazine, featuring Don Garlits front engine dragster, Wynns Jammer Donald Glenn Garlits (born January 14, 1932, Tampa, Florida) is considered the father of drag racing. ... 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. ... 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. ...

Baseball

Baseball is a team sport in which a player on one team (the pitcher) attempts to throw a hard, fist-sized ball past a player on the other team (the batter), who attempts to hit the baseball with a tapered, smooth, cylindrical stick called a bat. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ralph McPherran Kiner (born October 27, 1922) is an American former Major League Baseball player and current announcer. ... 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 the United States and beyond, the display... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... Major league affiliations National League (1887-present) Central Division (1994-present) East Division (1969-1993) American Association (1882-1886) Major league titles World Series titles (5) 1979 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1960 â€¢ 1925 1909 NL Pennants (9) 1979 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1960 â€¢ 1927 1925 â€¢ 1909 â€¢ 1903 â€¢ 1902 1901 Central Division titles (0) None East Division... The position of the second baseman Second base redirects here. ... Rennie Stennett, born Renaldo Antonio Stennett Porte (April 5, 1951 in Colón, Panama), is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball who played with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1971-79) and San Francisco Giants (1980-81). ... Wilbert Robinson on a 1895 Mayo Cut Plug (N300) baseball card. ... See also: 1891 in sports, 1893 in sports and the list of years in sports. Athletics C. B. Fry equals the world record for the long jump of 23 ft. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) Central Division (1994-present) East Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1908 â€¢ 1907 NL Pennants (16) 1945 â€¢ 1938 â€¢ 1935 â€¢ 1932 1929 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1910 â€¢ 1908 1907 â€¢ 1906 â€¢ 1886 â€¢ 1885 1882 â€¢ 1881 â€¢ 1880 â€¢ 1876 Central Division titles (1) 2003 East Division... In baseball, a shutout refers to a game in which one team wins without allowing the opposing team to score any runs. ... 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. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) American Association (1882-1889) Major league titles World Series titles (5) 1990 â€¢ 1976 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1940 1919 NL Pennants (9) 1990 â€¢ 1976 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1972 1970 â€¢ 1961 â€¢ 1940 â€¢ 1939 1919 AA Pennants (1) 1882 Central Division titles... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1903 AL Pennants (11) 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1967 1946 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1903 East Division titles (5) 1995 â€¢ 1990 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1986 1975 Wild card berths...

Basketball

  • Darryl Dawkins becomes the first NBA player drafted out of high school.

Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) is a professional basketball league in the Philippines founded in 1975. ... The Araneta Coliseum is the largest indoor facility in Southeast Asia (dome diameter: 108 meters). ... Darryl Dawkins (born January 11, 1957 in Orlando, Florida) is a former professional basketball player, most noted for his days with the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets, although he also played briefly for the Detroit Pistons and Utah Jazz late in his career. ... The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 of the top college basketball teams in the United States. ... The National Basketball Association, more commonly referred to as the NBA, is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... The Golden State Warriors are a National Basketball Association team based in Oakland, California. ... Washington Bullets redirects here. ...

Boxing

Boxing, nicknamed the sweet science and also called pugilism or prizefighting, is a sport where two participants of similar weight attack each other with their fists in a series of one to three-minute intervals called rounds. In both Amateur and Professional divisions, the combatants (called boxers or fighters) avoid... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Manilas President Manuel Roxas Boulevard also known as the Baywalk Manila (Filipino: Maynila) is the capital of the Philippines. ... Muhammad Ali-Haj (Arabic: محمد على) born January 17, 1942 (as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. ... For the Major League Baseball player and manager, see Joe Frazier (baseball) Joseph William Frazier nicknamed Smokin Joe (born in Beaufort, South Carolina on January 12, 1944), better known as Joe Frazier, is a world famous former boxer and world Heavyweight champion. ... The Thrilla In Manila was a boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, fought at the Araneta Coliseum in the capital of the Philippines on October 1, 1975. ...

Cricket

For the insect, see Cricket (insect). ... The Cricket World Cup in 1975 (aka Prudential Cup, 1975) was the first edition of the tournament. ... The Caribbean or the West Indies is a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea. ... August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... In climbing, a first ascent (FA) is the first climb to reach the top of a mountain, or the first to follow a particular climbing route. ... Chogolisa (or Bride Peak) is a mountain in the Karakoram region of Pakistan. ...

Cycling

Cycling is a recreation, a sport, and a means of transport across land. ... 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. ... Fausto Bertoglio is an Italian professional road racing cyclist. ... The Tour de France (French for Tour of France), often referred to as La Grande Boucle, Le Tour or The Tour, is a long-distance road bicycle racing competition for professionals held over three weeks in July in and around France. ... Bernard Thévenet, born January 10, 1948 in Saint-Julien-de-Civry France, is a retired bicycle racer. ... 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. ... Hennie Kuiper in his T.I.-Raleigh team colours in 1977 Hennie Kuiper, born 3rd February 1949 at Denekamp in Overijssel province was a Dutch professional cyclist who is ranked in the top 50 greatest riders in the history of the sport. ...

Dogsled racing

Dogsled racing is a winter dog sport involving the timed competition of teams of sleddogs that pull a sled, on the runners of which the dog driver or musher stands. ... The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, usually called the Iditarod and known as the Last Great Race, is an annual dog sled race in Alaska, where mushers and teams of dogs cover more than 1,000 miles (1,600 km) in less than two weeks, frequently through blizzards causing whiteout... Emmitt Peters (born 1941 or 1942), known as the Yukon Fox, is an American hunter, fisher, trapper, and dog musher. ...

Field Hockey

  • Men's World Cup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    • Gold Medal: India
    • Silver Medal: Pakistan
    • Bronze Medal: West Germany
  • March 8 - In an international women's field hockey match at Wembley Stadium,England. England beat Wales 2-0.

A game of field hockey in progress Field hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world. ... Mayor Datuk Ruslin Hasan Area  - Total (City) 243. ... The 7th Pan American Games were held in Mexico City, Mexico. ... Mexico City (Spanish: Ciudad de México) is the name of a megacity located in the Valley of Mexico (Valle de México), a large valley in the high plateaus (altiplano) in the South of Mexico, about 2,240 meters (7,349 feet) above sea-level, surrounded on most sides... March 8 poster from Portugal March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ...

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. ... The World Figure Skating Championships in an annual event in which elite figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion. ... Dianne de Leeuw (born November 19, 1955 in the USA) is a Dutch figure skater. ... Irina Konstantinovna Rodnina (born September 12, 1949, Moscow, Russia) was a Soviet figure skater. ...

Football (American)

Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... Date January 12, 1975 Stadium Tulane Stadium City New Orleans, Louisiana MVP Franco Harris, Running back Favorite Steelers by 3 National Anthem Grambling State University Band Coin toss Game referee Halftime show Tribute to Duke Ellington with Mercer Ellington and Grambling State University Band Attendance 80,997 TV in the... City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Black and Gold Head Coach Bill Cowher Owner Dan Rooney General manager Kevin Colbert Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot {{{mascot}}} Local radio Flagship stations: WDVE (102. ... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Fight song Skol, Vikings Mascot Ragnar and Vikadontis Rex Local radio Flagship stations: KFAN (1130 AM) Announcers: Paul Allen, Greg Coleman, and...

Football (Australian Rules)

Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... Australian football at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. ... The Victorian Football League (formerly known as the Victorian Football Association or VFA) is regarded as one of Australias most important professional football leagues. ... 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 Hawthorn Football Club, nicknamed The Hawks, is an Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League (AFL). ... The Charles Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal, is an annual medal awarded to the best and fairest player in the Australian Football League during the regular season (ie. ... The Western Bulldogs, formerly known as the Footscray Football Club or The Bulldogs is an Australian Football League (AFL) club based at the Whitten Oval in western suburban Melbourne, Australia, drawing its supporter base from this traditionally poor, industrial, and less leafy part of Melbourne. ...

Football (Canadian Football League)

Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... The Canadian Football League (CFL), also known by its French name, Ligue canadienne de football (LCF), is a professional league located entirely in Canada that plays Canadian football. ... Then Prime Minister Joe Clark presents the 1979 Grey Cup to victorious Edmonton Eskimos Danny Kepley and Tom Wilkinson. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Montreal Alouettes (French, Alouettes de Montréal) are a Canadian Football League team based in Montreal, Quebec. ... The Vanier Cup (French: Coupe Vanier) is the championship trophy of Canadian Interuniversity Sport mens football. ... The Calgary Dinos are the athletic teams that represent the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ...

Football (Soccer)

Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... The FA Cup - this is the fourth trophy, in use since 1992, and identical in design to the third trophy introduced in 1911. ... West Ham United Football Club are a professional English football club based in East London. ... Fulham Football Club (FFC) is a football team based in Fulham, London. ... Old Wembley Stadium (1923-2000) Wembley Stadium is a football stadium in Wembley, London, England, which is currently being rebuilt. ...

Golf

Men's Golf Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... 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... Look up May in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... Nicklaus celebrates his victory in the 1980 U.S. Open Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf from the 1960s to the late 1990s, and is widely regarded as the greatest golfer of all... Look up June in Wiktionary, the free dictionary 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, 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. ... Look up July in Wiktionary, the free dictionary 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. ... Thomas Sturges Watson (born September 4, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a golfer on the Champions Tour, who still occasionally competes in PGA TOUR events. ... August is the eighth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... // 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. ... Nicklaus celebrates his victory in the 1980 U.S. Open Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf from the 1960s to the late 1990s, and is widely regarded as the greatest golfer of all... 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. ... Nicklaus celebrates his victory in the 1980 U.S. Open Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf from the 1960s to the late 1990s, and is widely regarded as the greatest golfer of all... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... 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 Palmer (born March 10, 1943 in 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. ... Kathy Whitworth (born September 27, 1939 in Monahans, Texas) was an American professional golfer. ... Sandra Palmer (born March 10, 1943 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American professional golfer. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

  • July 6 - In what was billed as the "Battle of the sexes," Kentucky Derby winner, Foolish Pleasure went head to head in a match race against the undefeated filly, Ruffian. In the lead, Ruffian broke a leg and after an unsuccessful operation to save her, the horse most believe to be the greatest thoroughbred filly ever, was humanely put down.

Thoroughbred horse racing is the main form of horse-racing throughout the world. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 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. ... Foolish Pleasure (1972-1994) is an American bay thoroughbred race horse who was one of the top three three-year-old colts of his time. ... Ruffian (April 17, 1972-July 7, 1975) was an American champion thoroughbred racehorse, considered by many to be the greatest female racehorse of all time. ... The 1976 cup won by Van Der Hum. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... Foolish Pleasure (1972-1994) is an American bay thoroughbred race horse who was one of the top three three-year-old colts of his time. ... 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. ... Young Quinn is one of the best known standardbred racehorses ever to come from New Zealand. ...

Ice Hockey

  • SM-liiga, the Finnish professional ice hockey league, launched its first season 1975-1976

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. ... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ... International play Was named to Canadas 1972 Summit Series team, but did not play in a game due to injury Played for Team Canada in the 1976 Canada Cup International Statistics ... The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Hart Memorial Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Hart Memorial Trophy is presented annually to the ice hockey player who is most valuable to his team in the National Hockey League during the regular season. ... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ... Robert Earle Clarke OC (b. ... The Philadelphia Flyers are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame. ... The Philadelphia Flyers are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The Buffalo Sabres are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Buffalo, New York. ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event put together by the IIHF, the International Ice Hockey Federation, since 1930. ... logo of SM-liiga SM-liiga is the top professional ice hockey league in Finland. ...

Orienteering

The international orienteering symbol. ... The international orienteering symbol. ...

Skiing

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

Members of the US Air Force skiing (and snowboarding) at Keystone Resorts 14th Annual SnoFest An alpine skier Deep powder skiing 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. ... 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. ... Annemarie Moser-Pröll (born March 27, 1953 in Kleinarl, Salzburg) is a former Austrian skier, was the most successful female skier of the Alpine skiing World Cup during the 1970s. ...

Snooker

Snooker table Snooker is a billiards sport that is played on a large (12 × 6) baize-covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long cushions. ... 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. ... Eddie Charlton (31 October 1929 - 7 November 2004) was a world-class Australian snooker player. ...

Tennis

Tennis ball This article is about the sport. ... 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. ... John Newcombe. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held over two weeks between mid May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar. ... Country: Sweden Residence: Monte Carlo, MON Height: 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) Weight: 73 kg (160 lb) Plays: Right Turned pro: 1973 Retired: 1981 Highest singles ranking: 1 (8/23/1977) Singles titles: 57 Career prize money: US$3,655,751 Grand Slam Record Titles: 11 Australian Open 3rd... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Country: United States Height: 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) Weight: 73 kg (160 lb) Plays: Right Turned pro: 1966 Retired: 1980 Highest singles ranking: 2 (5/10/1976) Singles titles: 34 Career prize money: $2,584,909 Grand Slam Record Titles: 3 Australian Open W (1970) French Open QF... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Manuel Orantes, born February 5, 1949 in Granada, Spain was a tennis champion in the 1970s and 1980s. ... 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) Australian tennis player, was one of the worlds leading women players in the 1970s, twice winning the womens singles title at Wimbledon. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held over two weeks between mid May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar. ... Christine Marie Evert (b. ... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Billie Jean King (born November 22, 1943 in Long Beach, California) is a retired tennis player from the United States. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Christine Marie Evert (b. ... Logo The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... Martina Navrátilová â–¶ (help· info) (b. ...

Water Polo

  • Men's World Championship in Cali, Colombia
    • Gold Medal: Soviet Union
    • Silver Medal: Hungary
    • Bronze Medal: Italy

It has been suggested that Ball handling skills be merged into this article or section. ... Santiago de Cali, better known as Cali, is the main city and capital of the Valle del Cauca department in Colombia. ...

General sporting events

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... The Mediterranean Games are a multi-sport games held every four years for nations bordering the Mediterranean Sea. ... For other uses, see Algiers (disambiguation). ...

Births

January-March

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... Chris Anstey (Born on January 1, 1975 in Melbourne) is one of Australias premier basketball players. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lisa Misipeka (born January 3, 1975) is a Samoan athlete who specialises in the hammer throw. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Country: France Residence: Sarasota, Florida, USA Height: 1. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hendrik Dreekmann (born January 29, 1975 in Bielefeld) is a former tennis player from Germany, who turned professional in 1991. ... Elena Urkizu Sáez (born January 29, 1975 in Guipúzcoa) is a former field hockey defender from Spain, who represented her native country at two consecutive Olympic Games: in 1996 and 2000. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Magnus Bäckstedt ( Born 30. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Neville Godwin (born January 31, 1975 in Johannesburg) is a former tennis player from South Africa, who turned professional in 1994. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Ekaterini Thanou (In Greek: Αικατερίνη Θάνου; born February 1, 1975) is a Greek athlete. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sergey Filimonov (born February 2, 1975) is an Kazakh weightlifter who competed in the Mens 77 kg at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the silver medal with 372. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Giovanni van Bronckhorst (born May 5, 1975 in Rotterdam) is a Dutch football (soccer) defender and midfielder, who currently plays for Barcelona in La Liga. ... February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Kurt Asle Arvesen (born February 9, 1975) is a professional road bicycle racer from Molde, Norway. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Pedro Emanuel Santos Martins Silva, known as Pedro Emanuel is a professional footballer born 11 February 1975 in Angola, but never international for the Palancas Negras (some attribute that to keep a possibility of playing for Portugal). ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jens Knippschild (born February 15, 1975 in Arolsen) is a tennis player from Germany, who turned professional in 1992. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Robin DAbreo (born on March 3, 1975 in Bombay, India) is a Canadian field hockey player, who earned his first international cap in 1993 against France. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Myrna Veenstra (born March 4, 1975 in Goes) is a former field hockey player from The Netherlands, who played 79 international matches for Holland, in which the defender scored one goal. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... Roy Rudolphus Anton Makaay (born March 9, 1975 in Wijchen, Netherlands) is a Dutch international footballer who is a striker for the Netherlands and Bayern Munich. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (74th in Leap years) with 292 days remaining in the year. ... Dmitri Markov (born March 14, 1975 in Vitebsk, Belarus) is an Australian athlete competing in the pole vault. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... Keiko Miura is a field hockey international playing for Japan. ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... Jingyi Le (born March 19, 1975 in Shanghai) is a former swimmer from China who won the gold medal in the 100 metres freestyle at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... Mark Williams (born 21 March 1975, Cwm, Wales) is a Welsh professional snooker player. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ... Country: Sweden Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco Height: 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) Weight: 80 kg (176 lb) Plays: Right Turned pro: 1994 Highest singles ranking: 7(06/10/2002) Singles titles: 9 Career Prize Money: US$5,908,512 Grand Slam Record Titles: 1 Australian Open W (02) Thomas... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... Augustinus (Guus) Wilhelmus Johannes Marines Vogels (born on March 26, 1975 in Naaldwijk) is a Dutch field hockey goalkeeper, who twice won the golden medal with the national squad: at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and four years later, at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). ... Jan Bos (born March 29, 1975 in Harderwijk, The Netherlands) is a long track speedskater and sprint cyclist. ...

April-June

April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... Magdalena Maleeva at U.S. Open 2000 Magdalena Maleeva (born April 1, 1975) is a successful Bulgarian tennis player. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... Suzie Muirhead (born April 10, 1975 in Whangarei, New Zealand) is a field hockey defender from New Zealand, who finished sixth with her national team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. ... April 14 is the 104th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (105th in leap years). ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Abraham Robertus (Bram) Lomans (born on April 19, 1975 in Roosendaal) is a former Dutch field hockey player, who twice won the golden medal at the Olympics: in Atlanta (1996 and in Sydney (2000). ... Rikke Olsen (born 19 April 1975) is a female badminton player from Denmark. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... Danyon Loader is a swimmer from New Zealand. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Kazuyoshi Funaki (船木 和喜 Funaki Kazuyoshi, b. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... Marc-Vivien Foé Marc-Vivien Foé (May 1, 1975 – June 26, 2003) was a Cameroonian midfield football player, born in Nkolo, Centre Province, Cameroon. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... David Beckham David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE (born May 2, 1975) is an English footballer born in Leytonstone, London. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... Hélio Castro-Neves (born May 10, 1975 in São Paulo, Brazil) is one of the top drivers in North American open-wheel racing, first in the Champcar series and now in the Indy Racing League. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... The cover of Lomus autobiography Jonah Tali Lomu (born May 12, 1975) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer who played 73 times (63 test matches) as an All Black after debuting in 1994. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... Nicki Sørensen was born 14 May 1975 in Denmark. ... Christopher Wreh (born May 14, 1975 in Monrovia) is a Liberian footballer. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Simon St. ... 20 May is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... Mario Almada (born May 20, 1975 in Buenos Aires) is a field hockey forward from Argentina, who made his debut for the national squad in 1994, and competed for his native country in the 2000 Summer Olympics and the 2004 Summer Olympics. ... Mariela Andrea Antoniska (born May 20, 1975) is an field hockey international from Argentina and a goalkeeper, who won the silver medal with the National Womens Hockey Team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. ... Hwang Jong-Hyun (born May 20, 1975) is a field hockey player from South Korea, who was a member of the Mens National Team that won the silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (140th in leap years). ... Carl Eduard (Carl) Verheijen (May 26, 1975, The Hague) is a Dutch skater specialized in the 5,000m and the 10,000m. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... Bianca Langham Pritchard (29 May 1975-) is an Australian field hockey international. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... Asa Svensson (born June 16, 1975 in Surahammar) is a female tennis player from Sweden, who turned professional in 1992. ... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... Andreas Klöden, (born 22 June 1975 in Mittweida, Germany), is a professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTour T-Mobile Team. ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... Jane Jamieson (born 23 June 1975) is a track and field athlete from Australia. ... Chris (Christine Diane) Witty, born 23 June 1975 in West Allis, Wisconsin, speed skater and track cyclist. ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... Álbert Costa Casals (June 25, 1975, in Lerida, Spain) is a professional tennis player from Spain. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... Ralf Schumacher (born June 30, 1975) is a German Formula One racing driver for the Toyota team. ...

July-September

July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... Olivier Sanou (born July 2, 1975) is a Burkinan athlete. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... // Hernán Crespo (born July 5, 1975 in Florida, Argentina) is an Argentine international football player currently playing in the English Premiership for Chelsea. ... Ai Sugiyama (Japanese: 杉山愛 Sugiyama Ai, born July 5, 1975, Yokohama, Japan) is a Japanese professional tennis player. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... Rubén Baraja Vegas (born July 11, 1975 in Valladolid) is a Spanish professional football (soccer) player, who currently plays for Valencia CF in the Spanish La Liga. ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 153 days remaining. ... Andrew James Hall (born July 31, 1975, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa) is a South African cricketer and member of the South African cricket team since 1999. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Paul Charles Gaudoin (born August 12, 1975 in Perth, Western Australia) is a former field hockey defender and midfielder from Australia, who was a member of the team that won the bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... Franco Squillari (born on August 22, 1975 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a professional male tennis player from Argentina. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... Petria Ann Thomas (born August 25, 1975) is an Australian swimmer and Olympic gold medallist. ... Births 1407 - Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. ... Trent John Durrington (born August 27, 1975 in Sydney, Australia) is a Major League Baseball player who is presently a free agent. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... Roberto Carretero (born August 30, 1975 in Madrid) is a Spanish professional tennis player, who has won one singles title; the Hamburg AMS. Carretero, a former junior French Open Champion shocked the tennis world by winning the title in Hamburg as a virtual unknown player ranked outside the top 300. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... Julie Bénédicte Deiters (born September 4, 1975 in Meudon, France) is a former field hockey player from The Netherlands, who played 166 international matches for Holland, in which the defender scored fourteen goals. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... Elena Likhovtseva is a Russian tennis player, born 8 September 1975 in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan. ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... Tom Dolan (born September 16, 1974) is a swimmer from the United States who won a gold medal and silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics and a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics. ... Jimy Szymanski (born September 15, 1975 in Caracas) is a former tennis player from Venezuela, who turned professional in 1994. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... Juan Pablo Montoya Roldán (born September 20, 1975) is a Colombian Formula One motor racing driver. ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years). ... Samantha Claire Taylor (born 25 September 1975 at Amersham, Buckinghamshire) is an English cricketer and member of the current England womens team. ... September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 95 days remaining. ... Krzysztof Nowak (September 27, 1975 - May 26, 2005) was a Polish football (soccer) player, best known for his stint with the VfL Wolfsburg football team. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (272nd in leap years). ... Lenny Krayzelburg (Yiddish לעני קרײַזלבורג, Russian Ленни Крайзельбург) is an American backstroke swimmer. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 92 days remaining. ...

October-December

October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... Nicol Pitro (born 7 October 1975) is a female badminton player from Germany. ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... Marion Jones (born October 12, 1975 in Los Angeles, California) is an American athlete, winner of five medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). ... Noam Behr At The U.S. Open Naom Behr (born on October 13, 1975, in Tel-Aviv, Israel) is a professional tennis player. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in Leap years). ... Michael Brennan OAM (born October 15, 1975 in Toowoomba, Queensland) is a field hockey midfielder from Australia, who was a member of the team that won the golden medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining, as the final day of October. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Egbert Rolf (Erben) Wennemars (born November 1, 1975 in Dalfsen) is a Dutch speed skater. ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... Marta Domínguez (born November 3, 1975 in Palencia) is a Spanish runner who mainly competes in 3000 and 5000 metres. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... Michael (Mike) Mahood (born November 11, 1975 in North Vancouver, British Columbia) is a field hockey goalkeeper from Canada, who earned his first international senior cap in 1995 against India in Italy. ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... Jason Lezak (born November 12, 1975) is a Jewish-American swimmer. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... Gerritjan Eggenkamp (14 November 1975-) is a Dutch rower. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... Björn Emmerling (born November 16, 1975 in Würzburg) is a field hockey player from Germany, who plays for HTC Stuttgarter Kickers in his native country. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tom Wilkens (born November 25, 1975) is a swimmer from the United States who won a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics Categories: | | | | ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ronnie OSullivan (born 5 December 1975) is a professional snooker player. ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... Marcelo Ríos (center) receives a lifetime achievement award from the Chilean press Marcelo Andrés Ríos Mayorga (born December 26, 1975, in Santiago, Chile) is a former World No. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Patrick Paauwe is a professional football player currently playing for Feyenoord. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... Eldrick T. (Tiger) Woods (born December 30, 1975, in Cypress, California) is an American golfer, widely considered to be one of the greatest golfers of all time. ...

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