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Encyclopedia > 1995 in sports

See also: 1994 in sports, other events of 1995, 1996 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday 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. ... NEXTEL Cup drivers practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 This article is about the sport of stock car racing. ... Sterling Marlin (born June 30, 1957 in Columbia, Tennessee) is a NASCAR Nextel Cup Series driver who currently drives the #40 Coors Light Dodge for Chip Ganassi Racing. ... 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. ... Jeffrey Michael Gordon (born August 4, 1971 in Vallejo, California) currently lives in Charlotte, NC and is a four-time NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series champion and driver of the #24 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. ... 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. ... Jacques Joseph Charles Villeneuve (born April 9, 1971) is a Canadian automobile racing driver, and winner of Formula One and Champ Car championships and the Indianapolis 500, one of only two drivers to accomplish all three feats (the other being Emerson Fittipaldi). ... 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. ... Jacques Joseph Charles Villeneuve (born April 9, 1971) is a Canadian automobile racing driver, and winner of Formula One and Champ Car championships and the Indianapolis 500, one of only two drivers to accomplish all three feats (the other being Emerson Fittipaldi). ... Indy Racing League Logo The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly oval based open-wheel racing series in the United States and, more recently, Japan. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Michael Schumacher (born January 3, 1969, in Hürth-Hermülheim, near Cologne) is a German Formula One racer and statistically the greatest driver of all time. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Yannick Dalmas was a Formula One driver from France. ... Jyrki Järvilehto, (born January 31, 1966) a. ... The McLaren F1 is a supercar engineered and produced by McLaren Cars, a British company subsidiary of the McLaren Group that, among others, owns the McLaren Mercedes Formula One team. ... 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. ... Colin McRae MBE (born in Lanark, Scotland, 5 August 1968) is the second most successful World Rally Championship driver of all time (in the currency of individual rally wins), second only to Carlos Sainz. ... Stephane Sarrazin driving a Subaru Impreza WRC on the Monte Carlo Rally The World Rally Championship (WRC) is a series of automobile rally races across the world (although the main focus is in Europe, due to the sports roots), culminating with a champion driver and manufacturer. ... Carlos Sainz (born April 12, 1962 in Madrid, Spain) is a now retired rally driver who competed in the sport from 1980 to 2005. ... 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. ... Subaru (In katakana: スバル), a Japanese car company, is a subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI). ... A Top Fuel dragster, the ultimate in 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. ... 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 (1876-present) East Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1995 â€¢ 1957 â€¢ 1914 NL Pennants (17) 1999 â€¢ 1996 â€¢ 1995 â€¢ 1992 1991 â€¢ 1958 â€¢ 1957 â€¢ 1948 1914 â€¢ 1898 â€¢ 1897 â€¢ 1893 1892 â€¢ 1891 â€¢ 1883 â€¢ 1878 1877 East Division titles (12) 2005... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) East Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1948 â€¢ 1920 AL Pennants (5) 1997 â€¢ 1995 â€¢ 1954 â€¢ 1948 1920 Central Division titles (6) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1997 1996 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths (0) None [1] - In... Thomas Michael Glavine (born March 25, 1966 in Concord, Massachusetts) is a Major League Baseball player for the New York Mets. ... This article is about the day of the year. ... Cal Ripken, Jr. ... This person is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. ...

Basketball

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. ... 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. ... The Houston Rockets are a National Basketball Association team based in Houston, Texas. ... The Orlando Magic is a National Basketball Association team based in Orlando, Florida. ...

Boxing

Professional boxing bout featuring Ricardo Dominguez (left) vs. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... Nickname: The Entertainment Capital of the World Official website: http://www. ... Oscar de la Hoya (born February 4, 1973) — nicknamed the Golden Boy — is a Mexican-American boxer who won a gold medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games and is considered one of boxings all time greats. ...

Cricket

For the insect, see Cricket (insect). ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... Melbourne is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia (after Sydney), with a population of approximately 3. ... An umpire in cricket (from the Old French Nompere meaning not equal, i. ... Darrell Bruce Hair, (born 30 September 1952 in Mudgee, New South Wales), is a current Australian Test cricket match umpire, from New South Wales. ... For more coverage of cricket, go to the Cricket portal. ... Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket. ...

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. ... Tony Rominger (born 27 March 1961 in Velje, Denmark) is a Swiss cyclist who won major tours four times in his career—the Vuelta a España three consecutive years (1992, 1993, 1994) and Giro dItalia once (1995). ... 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. ... Miguel Ángel Induráin Larraya (born July 16, 1964, Villava, Navarre) is a retired Spanish cyclist. ... 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. ... Ábraham Olano Manzano (born on January 22, 1970 in Anoeta, Spain) was a professional cyclist from Spain. ...

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... Doug Swingley (born May 14, 1953) is an American dog musher and dog sled racer from Lincoln, Montana, who is a four-time winner of the 1,049-mile Iditarod sled dog race across Alaska. ...

Field Hockey

A game of field hockey in progress Field hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world. ...

World Competitions

  • Women's Champions Trophy in Mar del Plata, Argentina
    • Gold Medal: Australia
    • Silver Medal: South Korea
    • Bronze Medal: United States

The seventeenth edition of the Mens Champions Trophy took place from Saturday September 23rd until Sunday October 1st 1995 in the Olympia Stadium in Berlin, Germany. ... (help· info), IPA: , is the capital city as well as a state of Germany, and also the countrys largest city. ... Mar del Plata (population 550,000) is an Argentine city located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in the Buenos Aires Province, 400 km south of Buenos Aires. ... The second Womens Hockey Olympic Qualifier for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia was held in Cape Town, South Africa, from November 15th untill November 26th, 1995. ... City motto: Spes Bona (Latin: Good Hope) Province Western Cape Mayor Nomaindia Mfeketo Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ...

Regional Competitions

  • Men's European Nations Cup in Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    • Gold Medal: Germany
    • Silver Medal: The Netherlands
    • Bronze Medal: England
  • Women's European Nations Cup in Amstelveen, The Netherlands
    • Gold Medal: The Netherlands
    • Silver Medal: Spain
    • Bronze Medal: Germany
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Football (American)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... Date January 29, 1995 Stadium Joe Robbie Stadium City Miami, Florida MVP Steve Young, Quarterback Favorite 49ers by 18 1/2 National Anthem Kathie Lee Gifford Coin toss Otto Graham, Joe Greene, Ray Nitschke, and Gale Sayers Halftime show Tony Bennett, Patti LaBelle, Arturo Sandoval, Miami Sound Machine Attendance 74... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Cardinal Red, Metallic Gold and Black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager Scot McCloughan Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Sourdough Sam Local radio Flagship stations: KNBR (680 AM & 1050 AM) and KSAN (107. ... City San Diego, California Other nicknames Bolts, Super Chargers Team colors Navy Blue, White, and Gold Head Coach Marty Schottenheimer Owner Alex Spanos George Pernicano (Minority owner (3%)) General manager A.J. Smith Fight song San Diego Super Chargers Mascot {{{mascot}}} Local radio Flagship stations: KIOZ (105. ... In American college athletics, Division I-A football is the only NCAA-sponsored sport without an organized tournament to determine its champion. ... The Nebraska Cornhuskers, or Huskers, are the athletic teams of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. ... This is an article about the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The World League of American Football (WLAF) was founded in 1990 with support from the NFL to play semi-professional American Football in North America, Europe and later maybe Asia. ... The Frankfurt Galaxy are an American football franchise that plays in NFL Europe. ... The World Bowl is the American football Championship game of the NFL Europe, similar to the Super Bowl of the NFL. When the NFL Europe was founded in 1991 as World League of American Football (WLAF), with teams in North America and Europe as well as expansion plans for Asia... The Amsterdam Admirals are a team in NFL Europe, a league of American football operated in Europe primarily as a developmental league for the National Football League. ...

Football (Australian Rules)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... Australian football at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. ... This is a page about the national league in Australian Rules Football. ... Fremantle FC logo The Fremantle Football Club, colloquially known as The Dockers, are one of 16 teams in the 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 Geelong Football Club, nicknamed The Cats, is an Australian rules football club in the Australian Football League. ... 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. ... Paul Kelly born in Wagga Wagga was in his younger day as a Rugby League footballer playing for wagga brothers who turned to Australian Rules footballer at age 15, who went on to play for the Sydney Swans between 1990 and 2002. ... The Sydney Swans are an Australian Football League (AFL) club based in Sydney, New South Wales. ...

Football (Canadian)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... Then Prime Minister Joe Clark presents the 1979 Grey Cup to victorious Edmonton Eskimos Danny Kepley and Tom Wilkinson. ... The Montreal Alouettes (French, Alouettes de Montréal) refers to a team in the Canadian Football League based in Montreal, Quebec. ... This article is for the CFL football team. ... 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. ... -1...

Football (Soccer)

For fuller coverage, see: 1995 in football (soccer) Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary 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 FIFA Womens World Cup is the most important competition in international football for women. ... The UEFA Champions League is an annual club football competition organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax, also referred to as Ajax Amsterdam, AFC Ajax, or simply Ajax (pronounced i-yax), is a football club from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ... Associazione Calcio Milan is an Italian football club. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Gaelic Athletic Association

The Gaelic Athletic Association (The GAA) (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael) is an organisation which is mostly focussed on promoting Irish sports, such as hurling and camogie, Gaelic football and handball, and rounders. ... Camogie (in Irish, Camógaíocht) is a Celtic team sport, the female variant of hurling. ... The Cork County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (or Cork GAA) is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Cork. ... The Cork County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (or Cork GAA) is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Cork. ... Gaelic Football action Gaelic football (Irish: peil ghaelach) is a form of football played mainly in Ireland where it is the most popular sport. ... The Gaelic Athletic Association The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship (known for sponsorship reasons as the Bank of Ireland Football Championship) is the premier knockout competition in the game of Gaelic football played in Ireland. ... The Dublin County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae Ath Cliath) or Dublin GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Dublin. ... The Tyrone County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Tír Eoghain) or Tyrone GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Tyrone. ... The National Football League (known for sponsorship reasons as the Allianz National Football League) is a Gaelic football tournament held annually between the county teams of Ireland, under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association. ... The Derry County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae Doire) or Derry GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Derry. ... The Donegal County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Dún na nGall) or Donegal GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Donegal. ... Ladies Gaelic Football is the most prominent amateur team sport for women in Ireland. ... // History Gaelic football Hurling External links Waterford on Hoganstand. ... // History Gaelic football Hurling External links Waterford on Hoganstand. ... For the Cornish sport of hurling, see Hurling the Silver Ball. ... The Gaelic Athletic Association The Liam McCarthy Cup, the greatest hurling prize of all The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship (known for sponsorship reasons as the Guinness Hurling Championship) is the premier knockout competition in the game of hurling played in Ireland. ... The Clare County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae An Clár) or Clare GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Clare. ... // History Gaelic football Hurling External links Offaly on Hoganstand. ... The National Hurling League (known for sponsorship reasons as the Allianz National Hurling League) is a hurling tournament held annually between the county teams of Ireland, under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association. ...

Golf

Men's Golf Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport 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 Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual golf tournaments in mens professional golf. ... Look up May in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... Ben Crenshaw (born January 11, 1952 in Austin, Texas) is an American golfer. ... 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. ... Corey Pavin (b. ... 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. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... 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. ... Steve Elkington (born December 8, 1962 in Inverell, Australia) is an Australian golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. ... 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. ... Greg Norman (born February 10, 1955 in Queensland, Australia), is an Australian professional golfer who spent 331 weeks as the worlds number one ranked golfer in the 1980s and 1990s. ... 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. ... Jim Colbert (born March 9, 1941 in Elizabeth, New Jersey) is an American golfer. ... 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. ... World map showing Europe Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents of Earth which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. ... 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. ... (help· info) (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish 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. ... Kelly Robbins (born September 29, 1969 in Mt. ... (help· info) (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish 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. ... The 1976 cup won by Van Der Hum. ... 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). ... Lammtarra was a racehorse who won the 1995 Epsom Derby, King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes, and Prix de lArc de Triomphe. ... 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. ... Lammtarra was a racehorse who won the 1995 Epsom Derby, King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes, and Prix de lArc de Triomphe. ... 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. ... 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. ... The Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is an annual series of thoroughbred horse races sponsored by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association. ... The Breeders Cup Classic is a Thoroughbred horse race for 3 years old and up. ... Cigar, born April 18, 1990 at Country Life Farm near Bel Air, Maryland, is a Hall of Fame thoroughbred racehorse. ... The Breeders Cup Distaff is a Thoroughbred horse race for fillies and mares, 3 years old and up. ... There are two kinds of trading that are referred to as insider trading: Trading of a security of a company (, shares or options) based on material nonpublic information. ... The Breeders Cup Juvenile is a Thoroughbred horse race for 2-year-old colts and geldings. ... The Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is an annual series of thoroughbred horse races sponsored by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association and held on a single day at a predetermined site, usually in the United States but sometimes in Canada. ... The Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is an annual series of thoroughbred horse races sponsored by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association and held on a single day at a predetermined site, usually in the United States but sometimes in Canada. ... The Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is an annual series of thoroughbred horse races sponsored by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association and held on a single day at a predetermined site, usually in the United States but sometimes in Canada. ... The Breeders Cup Turf is a Thoroughbred horse race on turf for 3 years old and up. ...

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

Ice Hockey

Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Art Ross Memorial Trophy is given to the National Hockey League player with the most points scored at the end of the regular season. ... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ... Jaromír Jágr (help· info) (born February 15, 1972 in Kladno, Czechoslovakia) is regarded as one of the top ice hockey players in the NHL today, and is arguably the best European player that has ever worn an NHL uniform. ... The Pittsburgh Penguins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... 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. ... Eric Lindros Eric Bryan Lindros (born February 28, 1973 in London, Ontario, Canada) is a professional ice hockey player. ... 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 New Jersey Devils are a National Hockey League team based in the Continental Airlines Arena of the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA. // Facts Founded: 1926 Formerly known as: Cougars 1926-1930, Falcons 1930-1932 Home arena: Joe Louis Arena Former Home Arenas: Windsor Arena (1926-27); Detroit Olympia (1927-1979) Uniform colors: Red and white. ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event put together by the IIHF, the International Ice Hockey Federation, since 1930. ...

Radiosport

The term Radiosport is of modern Eastern European origin and is used to describe one of several competitive amateur radio activities. ... The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) is an international confederation of national Amateur Radio organisations that allows a forum for common matters of concern and collectively represents matters to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). ... A German competitor on a two meter ARDF course. ... High Speed Telegraphy (HST) competitions challenge individuals to correctly receive and copy Morse code transmissions sent at very high speeds. ... Siófok is a town in Hungary on the southern bank of Lake Balaton in Somogy County. ...

Rugby Union

Image from a test-match between Ireland and the New Zealand All Blacks. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... The International Rugby Board (IRB), headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is the world governing and law-making body for the game of Rugby Union (as opposed to Rugby League—see the respective entries for differences between the two). ... Image from a test-match between Ireland and the New Zealand All Blacks. ...

Skiing

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. ... Alberto Tomba (born December 19, 1966, Castel de Britti, San Lazzaro di Savena, Bologna), popularly called Tomba la Bomba (Tomba the Bomb), is a retired professional alpine skier of Italian nationality. ... Verena Vreni Schneider (born November 26, 1964 in Elm) is a former ski racer from Switzerland. ...

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. ... Stephen Hendry MBE (born January 13, 1969, Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross) is a Scottish professional snooker player. ... Nigel Bond (born 15 November 1965) is an English professional snooker player. ... The snooker world rankings are a system of ranking professional snooker players. ... Stephen Hendry MBE (born January 13, 1969, Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross) is a Scottish professional snooker player. ... The snooker players ranked number one in the world are listed below for each season since rankings began. ...

Swimming

  • February 11 -
    • Danyon Loader swims world record 400 meters freestyle.
    • Mark Foster swims world record 50 meters butterfly.
    • Sandra Völker swims European record 50 meters backstroke.

A breaststroke swimmer A dog swimming Swimming describes any method by which living creatures move themselves through water apart from walking on the bottom. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Danyon Loader is a swimmer from New Zealand. ... Mark Foster, Ed. ...

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. ... Andre Kirk Agassi, (born April 29, 1970, in Las Vegas, Nevada) is a professional male former World No. ... 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: Austria Residence: Graz, Aut Height: 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) Weight: 75 Kg (165 lb) Plays: Left Turned pro: 1985 Retired: N/A Highest singles ranking: 1 (2/12/1996) Singles titles: 44 Career Prize Money: US$12,224,410 Grand Slam Record Titles: 1 Australian Open SF... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Country: United States Residence: Los Angeles, California, USA Height: 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) Weight: 77 kg (170 lb) Plays: Right Turned pro: 1988 Retired: 2002 Highest singles ranking: 1 (1993-04-12) Singles titles: 64 Career Prize Money: US$43,280,489 Grand Slam Record Titles: 14 Australian... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Country: United States Residence: Los Angeles, California, USA Height: 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) Weight: 77 kg (170 lb) Plays: Right Turned pro: 1988 Retired: 2002 Highest singles ranking: 1 (1993-04-12) Singles titles: 64 Career Prize Money: US$43,280,489 Grand Slam Record Titles: 14 Australian... A Grand Slam is a term in tennis used to denote winning all four of the following championship titles in the same year: Australian Open French Open Wimbledon U.S. Open These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam tournaments, and rank as the most important tennis tournaments... This article is about the Australian Open tennis tournament. ... Country: France Residence: Sarasota, Florida, USA Height: 1. ... 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. ... Steffi Graf Stefanie Maria (Steffi) Graf (born June 14, 1969 in Mannheim, Germany) is a former World No. ... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Steffi Graf Stefanie Maria (Steffi) Graf (born June 14, 1969 in Mannheim, Germany) is a former World No. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Steffi Graf Stefanie Maria (Steffi) Graf (born June 14, 1969 in Mannheim, Germany) is a former World No. ... Logo The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional womens tennis player, who is a former World No. ...

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 12th Pan American Games were held in Mar del Plata, Argentina. ... We dont have an article called Mar Del Plata, Argentina Start this article Search for Mar Del Plata, Argentina in. ... The 6th All-Africa Games were played from September 13, 1995 to September 23, 1995 in Harare, Zimbabwe. ... Harare (formerly Salisbury), estimated population 1,485,615 (1992), is the capital of Zimbabwe. ... The 1995 Summer Universiade, also known as the XVIII Summer Universiade, took place in Fukuoka, Japan. ... Masanobu Fukuoka, author of The One Straw Revolution, is the pioneer of No Till grain growing (see also permaculture) Fukuoka is also the name of two towns in Japan, Fukuoka, Toyama (in Toyama Prefecture) and Fukuoka, Gifu (in Gifu Prefecture) Central Fukuoka View of Momochi, Fukuoka. ... The 1995 Winter Universiade, the XVII Winter Universiade, took place in Jaca, Spain. ... Jaca as is viewed from the Rapitan fort. ...

Births

May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Jean Carlos Chera (born 12 May 1995) is a Brazilian soccer player who is considered a potential top level prospect. ...

Deaths


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