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See also: 1981 in sports, other events of 1982, 1983 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. Jump to: navigation, search 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...

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Auto Racing

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. ... 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. ... Jump to: navigation, search Darrell Waltrip (born February 5, 1947 in Owensboro, Kentucky) is a NASCAR driver, active from 1972 to 2000, who won three Nextel Cup titles (1981, 1982, 1985), the 1989 Daytona 500, 1992 Southern 500, and is the undisputed Memorial Day major race record holder, having won... Bobby Allison (born December 3, 1937) was one of the first NASCAR drivers and was named one of NASCARs 50 greatest drivers. ... 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. ... Nigel Mansell racing in a Champcar in 1993 Terminology Champcar, a shortened form of Championship Car, has been the name for a class of cars used in American Championship Car Racing for many decades. ... Rick Mears (born December 3, 1951,) is an American race car 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. ... Gordon Johncock (born 5th August 1937, Coldwater, Michigan) is a former racing driver, best known as a two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 and 1976 Champcar champion. ... 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. ... Keke Rosberg (on the left) with Wolf Racing Crew at Monaco GP 1979 Keijo Erik Keke Rosberg (born December 6, 1948) was a popular Formula One driver in the early 1980s and, despite his birthplace Stockholm, Sweden, was the first regular driver from Finland in the series. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Jump to: navigation, search 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 Bell (born 31 October 1941 in Middlesex, England) was a Formula One driver who raced for the Ferrari, McLaren, Brabham, Surtees and Tecno teams. ... The Porsche logo. ... 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. ... Walter Röhrl (born March 7, 1947 in Regensburg) is a German rally and racing driver, with famous victories for Audi and Porsche. ... Opel, originally and more correctly known as Adam Opel AG is an automobile maker in Germany. ... The World Rally Championship (WRC) is a series of automobile rally races across the world, culminating with a champion driver and manufacturer. ... Walter Röhrl (born March 7, 1947 in Regensburg) is a German rally and racing driver, with famous victories for Audi and Porsche. ... 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. ... Opel, originally and more correctly known as Adam Opel AG is an automobile maker in Germany. ... 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. ... Shirley Muldowney (born June 9, 1940 in Schenectady, New York), the First Lady of Drag Racing was the first woman to receive a licence to drive a top fuel dragster by the NHRA . ... 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. ... 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. ...

Baseball

Picture of Fenway Park. ... Jump to: navigation, search July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search City motto: Concordia Salus (Latin: Well-being through harmony) Province Quebec Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area  - % water 500. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is an annual exhibition baseball game between the best players from the National League and the American League. ... Jump to: navigation, search 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... The position of the shortstop A shortstop moves to his left, toward the center of the field, to play a ground ball Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball fielding position between second and third base. ... Dave Concepción (b. ... 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 This article refers to the American baseball league. ... The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is an annual exhibition baseball game between the best players from the National League and the American League. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Peter Edward Rose Sr. ... 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. ... Jump to: navigation, search Major league affiliations National League (1892-present) Central Division (1994-present) Eastern Division (1969-1993) American Association (1882-1891) Major league titles World Series titles (9) 1982 â€¢1967 â€¢ 1964 â€¢ 1946 1944 â€¢ 1942 â€¢ 1934 â€¢ 1931 1926 NL Pennants (16) 2004 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1985 â€¢ 1982 1968 â€¢ 1967 â€¢ 1964 â€¢ 1946... Jump to: navigation, search The Milwaukee Brewers are a Major League Baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... 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. ... Jump to: navigation, search The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... Darrell Ray Porter (January 17, 1952-August 5, 2002), American baseball player, was one of the first American professional athletes to publicly admit he had a problem with substance abuse. ...

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. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Philadelphia 76ers are a National Basketball Association team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, also known as the Sixers for short. ... 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 November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... Aaron Pryor (born October 20, 1955) is a former boxer from Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Alexis Argüello (born April 19, 1952), is a former world champion Nicaragua. ... World Boxing Association (WBA) is a boxing organization that sanctions official matches, and awards the WBA world championship title, at the professional level. ... Knockout (K.O.), or simply knock, is a winning criterion of many ringsports, such as boxing, kickboxing, Muay Thai and others. ... Jump to: navigation, search November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... Ray Mancini (born March 4, 1961) was an American boxer from Youngstown, Ohio, who was given the nickname Boom Boom because of his whirlwind fighting style. ... Duk Koo Kim or Deuk-Koo Kim or Deuk-Gu Kim (1959-1982) was a South Korean boxer whose unexpected death following a match versus Ray Mancini changed the sport of boxing in many ways. ... Jump to: navigation, search December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Carnival Of Champions, as Don King nicknamed it, was an important boxing event held in New Orleanss Superdome on December 3, 1982. ...

Cricket

Jump to: navigation, search A cricket match in progress. ... Jump to: navigation, search Graham Alan Gooch (born July 23, 1953) is a former English cricketer. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... A segregated beach in South Africa, 1982. ...

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. ... Bernard Hinault (born 14 November 1954) is a French cyclist best known for his five victories in the Tour de France. ... 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. ... Bernard Hinault (born 14 November 1954) is a French cyclist best known for his five victories in the Tour de France. ... 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. ... Giuseppe Saronni (22 September 1957), also known as Beppe, is a former Italian cyclist. ...

Field Hockey

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 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... The Champions Trophy is the International Hockey Federations most prestigious annual event (since 1980). ... World map showing Europe (geographically) When considered a continent, Europe is the worlds second-smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ... Amstelveen is a town in the north-western Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. ...

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... Hamilton at the Holiday Celebration on Ice, 2003 photo © Andrea Hoo Chempinsky. ... Jump to: navigation, search Zayak on the podium at the 1982 World Championships. ...

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 24, 1982 Stadium Pontiac Silverdome City Pontiac, Michigan MVP Joe Montana, Quarterback Favorite 49ers by 1 National Anthem Diana Ross Coin toss Bobby Layne Halftime show Up with People presents Salute to the 60s and Motown Attendance 81,270 U.S. TV Network CBS... Jump to: navigation, search Conference NFC Division West Year Founded 1946 Home Field Monster Park City San Francisco, California Team Colors Metallic Gold, Cardinal Red, and Beige Head Coach Mike Nolan League Championships (5) Super Bowl: 1981 (XVI), 1984 (XIX), 1988 (XXIII), 1989 (XXIV), 1994 (XXIX) Conference Championships (5) NFC... Jump to: navigation, search Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1967 Home Field Paul Brown Stadium City Cincinnati, Ohio Team Colors Black, Orange and White Head Coach Marvin Lewis League Championships (0) Conference Championships (2) AFC: 1981, 1988 Division Championships (5) AFC Central: 1970, 1973, 1981, 1988, 1990 The Cincinnati... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Jump to: navigation, search November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ...

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 Carlton Football Club, nicknamed The Blues for their dark blue playing colours, is one of the oldest, richest, and most successful Australian rules football clubs. ... The Richmond Football Club, nicknamed The Tigers, is an Australian rules football club playing 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 Brian Wilson, the British Labour Party politician Brian Wilson, the Fox News correspondent Brian Wilson, 1988 Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942, in Hawthorne, California) is an American pop musician, best known as a founding member of and the main producer, composer, and arranger for... The Melbourne Football Club, nicknamed The Demons since 1933, is an Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League, based in Melbourne, Victoria. ...

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 Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Toronto Argonauts are a Canadian Football League team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... The Vanier Cup (French: Coupe Vanier) is the championship trophy of Canadian Interuniversity Sport mens football. ... The UBC Thunderbirds are the athletic teams that represent the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... 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. ...

Football (Rugby)

  • Five nations championship: Ireland won triple crown in Lansdowne Road for first time

since 1948 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 Argentina-France Rugby Union match Rugby football refers to sports descendent from a common form of football developed at Rugby school. ...


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. ... The 1982 Football World Cup was held in Spain. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Champions League logo The Champions League trophy The UEFA Champions League is an annual international inter-club football competition for Europes most successful clubs. ... Jump to: navigation, search Aston Villa redirects here. ... Jump to: navigation, search Bayern fans Bayern Munich or FC Bayern (German: FC Bayern München) is a German football club. ... UEFA Cup logo The UEFA Cup is a football competition for European club teams. ... This article is about the football section. ... Hamburger Sportverein (short HSV or Hamburger SV) is the principal football club in Hamburg, Germany. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Cup Winners Cup was a football club competition between the winners of the European domestic cup competitions. ... Jump to: navigation, search FC Barcelona, also known as Barça, is a sports club in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain with sections in many different sports. ... Jump to: navigation, search Royal Standard de Liège, usually referred to as Standard Liège is a Belgian football club from the town of Liège. ... There are several Super Cups: European Super Cup, a trophy for the top European football team Super Cup, an English football tournament held in 1985-86 This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Copa Libertadores Logo Libertadores Cup The Copa Libertadores de América (Liberators of the Americas Cup) is an international football cup competition played annually by the top clubs of South America. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Club de Deportes Cobreloa is a Chilean football club from the Atacama Desert mining town of Calama which has established itself as one of the countrys most competitive clubs. ... Club Ferro Carril Oeste is an Argentine sports club founded on July 28, 1904 by 95 railway workers in the Buenos Aires neighbourhood of Caballito. ... Estudiantes de La Plata is a sports club in La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, with a history of achievement in professional football. ... Clube de Regatas do Flamengo is a Brazilian multimodality sportive association from Rio de Janeiro. ... 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. ... The Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club is a Monegasque football club, founded in 1924. ... Jump to: navigation, search Juventus Football Club (Latin for Youth, pronounced yoo-VEHN-toos) is one of Italys oldest and most successful football clubs, based in Turin. ... Jump to: navigation, search Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax (Euronext: AJAX) also referred to as Ajax Amsterdam, AFC Ajax, or simply Ajax (pronounced Ah-yahx), is a football club from Amsterdam, Netherlands. ... Jump to: navigation, search Sporting Clube de Portugal, often known outside Portugal as Sporting Lisbon, is a sports club that is best known for having one of the best football teams in Portugal. ... Jump to: navigation, search Celtic Football Club, commonly referred to simply as Celtic (pronounced seltic) or the Bhoys (pronounced b-hoys), are one of the worlds most famous football clubs. ... Real Sociedad are a Basque football club from San Sebastián/Donostia in Guipúzcoa/Gipuzkoa. ... Jump to: navigation, search The FA Cups trophy is also known as the FA Cup. ... Jump to: navigation, search Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is a North London football club. ... Jump to: navigation, search Queens Park Rangers Football Club are an English football team, from Shepherds Bush, London. ...

Golf

Men's Golf Jump to: navigation, search Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is a sport where individual players or teams hit a small 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 Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual golf tournaments in mens professional golf. ... This article is about the month of May. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... Craig Stadler (born June 2, 1953 in San Diego, California) is an American professional golfer. ... 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. ... Thomas Sturges Watson (born September 4, 1949) is a golfer on the Champions Tour, who still occasionally competes in PGA TOUR events. ... 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) is a golfer on the Champions Tour, who still occasionally competes in PGA TOUR events. ... 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. ... Raymond Floyd often known as Ray Floyd (b September 4, 1942, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, U.S.A.) is a professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments at both PGA Tour and Champions Tour level. ... Jump to: navigation, search The PGA Tour is an organization that is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main mens professional golf tours. ... Craig Stadler (born June 2, 1953 in San Diego, California) is an American professional golfer. ... The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ... Miller Barber (born March 31, 1931 Shreveport, Louisiana) was an American professional golfer who enjoyed significant success on the PGA Tour in the 1960s and 1970s and a greater degree of success on the Senior PGA Tour (now the Champions Tour) in the 1980s. ... 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. ... Janet Anderson (born 6 December 1949) is the British Member of Parliament for Rossendale and Darwen. ... 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. ... Jan Stephenson (born December 22, 1951 in Sydney, Australia) is a 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

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. ... 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. ... In physics, zino is a hypothetical particle that is a superpartner of the Z boson predicted by supersymmetry. ... 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. ... Cam Fella (1979 - 2001) was a bay pacing horse by Most Happy Fella out of Nan Cam by Bret Hanover. ... 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. ... Cam Fella (1979 - 2001) was a bay pacing horse by Most Happy Fella out of Nan Cam by Bret Hanover. ... 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. ... Jump to: navigation, search Wayne Gretzky playing for the Edmonton Oilers in 1984 Wayne Douglas Gretzky, OC (born January 26, 1961) is a former professional ice hockey player and current head coach and part owner of the Phoenix Coyotes. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Edmonton Oilers are a National Hockey League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... 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. ... Jump to: navigation, search Wayne Gretzky playing for the Edmonton Oilers in 1984 Wayne Douglas Gretzky, OC (born January 26, 1961) is a former professional ice hockey player and current head coach and part owner of the Phoenix Coyotes. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Edmonton Oilers are a National Hockey League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... 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 New York Islanders (Isles for short) are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Uniondale, New York. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Vancouver Canucks are a professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event put together by the IIHF, the International Ice Hockey Federation, since 1930. ...

Skiing

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

Jump to: navigation, search Snooker table Snooker is a billiards sport that is played on a large (12 X 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. ... Jump to: navigation, search Alexander Gordon Higgins (born March 18, 1949) is a world-famous snooker player. ... Ray Reardon is a retired Welsh snooker player. ... The snooker world rankings are a system of ranking professional snooker players. ... Ray Reardon is a retired Welsh snooker player. ... The snooker players ranked number one in the world are listed below for each season since rankings began. ...

Tennis

  • Davis Cup: United States won 4-1 over France in world tennis.
  • Billy Jean King makes her final singles appearance at the US Open, losing in the first round.
  • Total prize money at US Open exceeds 1 million US dollars.

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. ... Johan Kriek (April 5, 1958) is an American professional male 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. ... Mats Wilander (b. ... 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. ... Christine Marie Evert (b. ... 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. ... Jump to: navigation, search Navratilova at the 2000 US Open Martina Navrátilová listen ▶(?) (b. ... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Jump to: navigation, search Navratilova at the 2000 US Open Martina Navrátilová listen ▶(?) (b. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Christine Marie Evert (b. ... Jump to: navigation, search Davis Cup logo The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ...

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 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. ... Rick Swenson is an American dog-sledder, who won the Iditarod several times. ...

Births

Jump to: navigation, search January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... David Nalbandian (born January 1, 1982 in Unquillo, Córdoba, Argentina) is a professional tennis player from Argentina of Armenian descent. ... Jump to: navigation, search Sebastián Eduardo Pardo Campos (born January 1, 1982 in Quillota, Chile) is a midfielder who currently plays for Feyenoord Rotterdam. ... Jump to: navigation, search January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Jump to: navigation, search January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hannah Stockbauer (born January 7, 1982 in Nürnberg) is a German female athlete. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Guillermo Sebastián Coria (born January 13, 1982 in Rufino, Santa Fe Province), nicknamed El Mago (The Magician in Spanish), is a professional tennis player from Argentina. ... Jump to: navigation, search January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Benjamin Agosto (born January 15, 1982, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is an American skater. ... Jump to: navigation, search January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr. ... 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 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Filippo Magnini (born February 2, 1982, in Pesaro) is a italian swimmer. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Li Na This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Justin Gatlin (born February 10, 1982, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American athlete. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Camelia Potec (born February 19, 1982) is a Romanian swimmer who won a gold medal for the womens 200m freestyle final in the 2004 Summer Olympics. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... Steven Pienaar (born March 18, 1982 in Johannesburg) is a South African football midfielder currently with AFC Ajax Amsterdam. ... Jump to: navigation, search April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... 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 Gennadiy Golovkin (born April 8, 1982) is an Kazakh boxer who competed in the Middleweight (75 kg) at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the silver medal. ... Jump to: navigation, search 13 April is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... Markus Rogan (born May 4, 1982) is an Austrian swimmer who won two silver medals at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. ... Jump to: navigation, search May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search Ugur Yildirim (born on August 5th 1982 in Apeldoorn, Netherlands) is a Dutch-Turk footballer who plays for SC Heerenveen. ... Jump to: navigation, search May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search Kakà, real name Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, (born April 22, 1982 in Brasilia) is a Brazilian football (soccer) player, who currently plays for A.C. Milan of the Italian Serie A. He got his nickname Kakà because his little brother Rodrigo could not have pronounced... Jump to: navigation, search May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search Image:Parker1. ... 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 May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... DaMarcus Beasley (born May 24, 1982 in Fort Wayne, Indiana) is an American soccer player. ... Jump to: navigation, search May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... Mikel Arteta (born March 26, 1982 in San Sebastian, Spain) is a football (soccer) player. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search Country: Belgium Residence: Monte Carlo, MON Height: 167 cm (55 3/4) Weight: 57 kg (126 lbs. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Yelena Isinbayeva (Russian: Елена Исинбаева; born June 3, 1982 in Volgograd) is a Russian pole vaulter. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... Nadia Petrova (Russian: Надежда Петрова, Nadézhda Petróva; born June 8, 1982, Moscow, Russia) is a professional tennis player from Russia. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 11 is the 162nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (163rd in leap years), with 203 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search Diana Taurasi, on the Phoenix Mercury, drives to the basket against Tina Thompson. ... The WNBA logo, “Logo Woman”, was selected out of 50 different designs. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... Mikhail Youzhny (Михаил Южный) (born June 25, 1982, Moscow) is a professional tennis player from Russia. ... Jump to: navigation, search July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... Joachim Johansson (January 7, 1982) is a professional male tennis player from Sweden. ... Jump to: navigation, search July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... Yana Klochkova (born August 7, 1982 in Simferopol, Ukraine) is a Ukrainian swimmer. ... Marco Melandri is an Italian MotoGP racer currently racing for Team Movistar Honda. ... Jump to: navigation, search August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Shaun Murphy may refer to A rock singer from the band Little Feat The 2005 world snooker champion, Shaun Murphy (snooker player). ... Jump to: navigation, search August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Even Gabrielsen Wetten (born 12 August 1982, Hamar) is a Norwegian speed-skater. ... Jump to: navigation, search August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Thiago Motta (born August 28, 1982 in San Bernardo, Brazil) is a Brazilian/Italian footballer that plays as a defensive midfielder in F.C. Barcelona of Spain. ... Jump to: navigation, search August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search Country: United States Residence: Boca Raton, Florida, USA Height: 6 ft 2 in (187 cm) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg) Plays: Right Turned pro: 2000 Highest singles ranking: 1 (11/3/2003) Singles titles: 20 Career prize money: US$8,305,251 Grand Slam Record Titles... Jump to: navigation, search August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining, as the final day of August. ... Ian Crocker (born August 31, 1982) is an American swimmer from the U.S. state of Maine. ... Jump to: navigation, search September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search Nenê (born Maybyner Rodney Hilario on September 13, 1982 in São Carlos, Brazil) is a Brazilian basketball player who plays for the NBAs Denver Nuggets. ... 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 September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... Country: Greece Residence: Thessaloniki, GRE Height: 511 1/2 (182 cm) Weight: 158 1/2 lbs. ... Jump to: navigation, search September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... Kosuke Kitajima (北島康介: Kitajima Kōsuke) is a Japanese breaststroke swimmer. ... Jump to: navigation, search September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 95 days remaining. ... Markus Rosenberg (born September 22, 1982) is a Swedish footballer. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in Leap years). ... Helen Wardlaw (born 11 October 1982) is a cricketer and debuted for England in 2002. ... Jump to: navigation, search October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search Ian Thorpe with the 6 gold medals he won at the 2001 World Swimming Championships in Fukuoka, Japan Ian James Thorpe (born October 13, 1982), Australian swimmer, is regarded as one of the greatest middle-distance swimmers of all time after winning the 200 and 400... Jump to: navigation, search October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... Asafa Powell at the Athens Games 2004 Asafa Powell (born 11 November 1982) is a Jamaican sprinter and the current 100 m world record holder. ... Jump to: navigation, search November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... Amare Carsares Stoudemire (born November 16, 1982) [6 10 (2. ... Jump to: navigation, search 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... Andriy Serdinov (Ukrainian: Андріи Сердінов), b. ...

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