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See also: 1994 in sports, other events of 1995, 1996 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Sterling Marlin won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Jeff Gordon CART racing - season championship won by Jacques Villeneuve Indianapolis 500 - Jacques Villeneuve. ... See also: 1995 in sports, other events of 1996, 1997 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Dale Jarrett won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Terry Labonte Rusty Wallace wins the Suzuka NASCAR Thunder 100 at Suzuka City November 24, the first NASCAR... See also: 1996 in sports, other events of 1997, 1998 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Jeff Gordon is the youngest driver ever to win the Daytona 500 on February 16 NASCAR Championship - Jeff Gordon Indy Racing League - Indianapolis 500 - Arie Luyendyk... See also: 1998 in sports, other events of 1999, 2000 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Athletics Hicham El Guerrouj sets the new World Record in the mile at the World Championships in Rome. ... See also: 1999 in sports, other events of 2000, 2001 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Dale Jarrett won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Bobby Labonte Indy Racing League - Buddy Lazier won the season championship Indianapolis 500- Juan Pablo Montoya CART Racing... See also: 2000 in sports, other events of 2001, 2002 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Michael Waltrip won the Daytona 500, a race that also saw the death of seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt in an unspectacular crash during the... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... The 21st century is the present century of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... See also 1990s, the band The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive, sometimes informally including popular culture from the very late 1980s and from 2000 and beyond. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The 2010s decade comprises the years from 2010 to 2019, inclusive. ... The decade as a whole This decade is expected to be called the twenty-twenties. The Roman decennia number is XX. 2020 - NASA expects to launch the Crew Exploration Vehicle to Mars in 2020. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

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. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... 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) is an American race car driver. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Indy Racing League Logo The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series. ... Indianapolis 500, 1994 An Indianapolis 500 racecar depicted on the Indiana state quarter The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, often 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. ... Eddie McKay Cheever, Jr. ... 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. ... Alessandro Alex Zanardi, b. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Mika Pauli Häkkinen (Hakkinen in English) (born September 28, 1968 in Vantaa) is a Finnish racing driver and two-time Formula One drivers champion. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Laurent Aïello (born May 23, 1969 in Fontenay, France) is a retired race car driver. ... Allan McNish is a racing driver, born on 29 December 1969 in Dumfries, Scotland. ... Stéphane Ortelli (born 30 March 1970 in France) won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1998. ... Dr. Ing. ... 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. ... Tommi Antero Mäkinen (pronounced /tom-mi mæ-ki-nen/ in IPA) is a now retired Finnish rally driver, born in Puuppola, Finland near Jyväskylä in June 1964. ... Stephane Sarrazin driving a Subaru Impreza WRC on the Monte Carlo Rally Carlos Sainz driving a Toyota Corolla WRC on the Monte Carlo Rally The World Rally Championship (WRC) is a rallying series organised by the FIA, 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. ... Toyota redirects here. ... Drag racing is a form of auto racing in which any two vehicles (most often two cars or motorcycles) attempt to complete a fairly short, straight and level course in the shortest amount of time, starting from a dead stop. ... Gary Scelzi, (born August 11, 1960, Fresno, California), is an American dragster racer who has won the NHRA top fuel championship on three occasions. ... 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 = 314 mph (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 (90% nitromethane, 10% methanol under FIA) also known as racing alcohol, instead of gasoline. ...

Baseball

A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... Mark McGwire hits a home run during his last Major League season in 2001 with the St. ... Samuel (Sammy) Sosa Peralta (born November 12, 1968 in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic) is a right fielder in Major League Baseball in free agency. ... Roger Maris signs a baseball for President John F. Kennedy Roger Eugene Maris (September 10, 1934 – December 14, 1985), was a Major League Baseball player primarily remembered for breaking Babe Ruths 34-year-old single-season home run record in 1961 on the last day of the season. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Current uniform Ballpark Yankee Stadium (1923-present) Major league titles World Series titles (26) 2000 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1996 1978 â€¢ 1977 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1961 1958 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1953 â€¢ 1952 1951 â€¢ 1950 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 1943 â€¢ 1941 â€¢ 1939 â€¢ 1938 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1932 â€¢ 1928 1927... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 6,19,31,35 Name San Diego Padres (1969–present) Ballpark PETCO Park (2004–present) Jack Murphy Stadium (1969-2003) a. ... Third Baseman Scott Brosius Scott David Brosius (born August 15, 1966 in Hillsboro, OR) was a Major League Baseball third baseman for the Oakland Athletics (1991-1997) and the New York Yankees (1998-2001). ...

Basketball

Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... 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 Chicago Bulls are a professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Utah Jazz is a National Basketball Association team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... WNBA may also refer to WNBA-AM, a radio station in Illinois. ... The Houston Comets are a Womens National Basketball Association team. ... The Phoenix Mercury are a Womens National Basketball Association team in Phoenix, Arizona that began in 1997 as one of the leagues original eight teams. ... The Basketball World Championship (official name: FIBA World Championship) is a world basketball tournament for mens national teams held quadrennially. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all South Slavic languages, Југославија in Serbian and Macedonian Cyrillic) is a term used for the three separate political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. ...

Boxing

  • June 27Shane Mosley stopped Wilfrido Ruiz in the 5th round to retain the IBF Lightweight Championship.

Professional boxing bout featuring Ricardo Domínguez (left) versus Rafael Ortíz Boxing, also called Western Boxing, prizefighting (when referring to professional boxing) or the sweet science (a common nickname among fans), is a sport and martial art in which two participants of similar weight fight each other with their... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... The Mens 1998 European Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Minsk, Belarus from May 17 to May 24. ... Location Location of Minsk, shown within the Minsk Voblast Government Belarus District City Belarus Minsk Voblast Minsk City City 980 (Polatsk) Mayor Mikhail Pavlov Geographical characteristics Area  - City 256 km² Population  - City (2006) 1,780,000 Coordinates Elevation 280. ... Wladimir Sidorenko (born Wolodymyr Sydorenko on September 23, 1976 in Energodar, Ukraine) is a professional boxer in the bantamweight (118 lb) division. ... Sergey Danilchenko (born April 27, 1974) was an Ukrainian boxer, who won an Bantamweight Bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics. ... Ramazan Palyani (born August 24, 1973 in Georgia) is a Georgian boxer. ... Viorel Simion is a Romanian boxer. ... Oleg Saitov (born May 26, 1974 in Zhigulevsk) (then the USSR) is a Russian boxer. ... Frédéric Esther (born June 8, 1972) is a boxer from France, competing in the middleweight (– 75 kg) division. ... Zsolt Erdei (born May 31, 1974 in Budapest, Hungary) is a boxer in the light heavyweight division. ... Aleksandr Lebziak (born April 15, 1969) is a Russian boxer, who won the Gold medal in the mens Light Heavyweight (81 kg) category at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. ... Giacobbe Fragomeni (born August 13, 1969 in Milan) is a boxer from Italy, who is nicknamed Gabibbo and competes in the Cruiserweight division. ... Alexei Lezin (born February 27, 1973) was a Russian boxer. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... Sugar Shane Mosley (born September 7, 1971) is a boxer form Pomona, California. ...

Cycling

This road bicycle is built using lightweight, shaped aluminium tubing and carbon fiber stays and forks. ... 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. ... Marco Pantani (January 13, 1970, Cesena – February 14, 2004, Rimini) was an Italian cyclist widely regarded as being one of the best climbers of all times in professional road bicycle racing. ... Le Tour de France (Tour of France), often referred to as La Grande Boucle, Le Tour or The Tour, is the most famous and prestigious road bicycle race in the world. ... Marco Pantani (January 13, 1970, Cesena – February 14, 2004, Rimini) was an Italian cyclist widely regarded as being one of the best climbers of all times in professional road bicycle racing. ... The UCI Road World Championships, often referred to as the World Cycling Championships, is the annual world championship for bicycle road racing organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). ... Oscar Camenzind (born on September 12, 1971 in Schwyz, Switzerland) was a professional cyclist from Switzerland. ...

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, is an annual dog sled race in Alaska, where mushers and teams of dogs cover more than 1,000 miles (1,600 km). ... Jeff King (born 1946 in North Fork, California) is a well_known distance musher who moved to Alaska in 1975 and began racing in 1980. ...

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

Utrecht ( (help· info)) is a municipality and the capital city of the Dutch province of Utrecht. ... Motto: Je Maintiendrai (Dutch: Ik zal handhaven, English: I Shall Uphold) Anthem: Wilhelmus van Nassouwe Capital Amsterdam1 Largest city Amsterdam Official language(s) Dutch2 Government Parliamentary democracy Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Beatrix  - Prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende Independence Eighty Years War   - Declared July 26, 1581   - Recognised January 30, 1648 (by Spain... The 1998 XVI Commonwealth Games were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from September 11 to September 21 making it the first Asian country to act as host and the last Commonwealth Games for 20th Century. ... Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location in Malaysia Coordinates: Country Malaysia State Federal Territory Establishment 1857 Granted city status 1974 Mayor Ruslin Hasan Area    - City 243. ... The 20th edition of the Mens Champions Trophy took place from Saturday October 31st until Sunday November 8th 1998 in the National Hockey Stadium in Lahore. ... Lahore (Urdu: لاہور) is the second largest city of Pakistan and is the capital of the province of Punjab. ... Utrecht ( (help· info)) is a municipality and the capital city of the Dutch province of Utrecht. ... Motto: Je Maintiendrai (Dutch: Ik zal handhaven, English: I Shall Uphold) Anthem: Wilhelmus van Nassouwe Capital Amsterdam1 Largest city Amsterdam Official language(s) Dutch2 Government Parliamentary democracy Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Beatrix  - Prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende Independence Eighty Years War   - Declared July 26, 1581   - Recognised January 30, 1648 (by Spain... The 1998 XVI Commonwealth Games were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from September 11 to September 21 making it the first Asian country to act as host and the last Commonwealth Games for 20th Century. ... The City of Manchester is a major city and metropolitan borough in the North of England, historically notable for its central role in the Industrial Revolution. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq...

Regional competitions

Categories: | | ... The Bangkok Skytrain at sunset on Thanon Narathiwat Ratcha Nakharin with Empire Tower at the back. ... Categories: | | ... The Bangkok Skytrain at sunset on Thanon Narathiwat Ratcha Nakharin with Empire Tower at the back. ...

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 is an annual event sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which elite figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion. ... Alexei Konstantinovich Yagudin (born March 18, 1980 in Saint Petersburg, Russia) is an Olympic Champion (2002), a four-time World Champion and a three-time European Champion in figure skating. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Michelle Kwan Michelle Kwan skating in the 2004 World Figure Skating Championships Exhibition in Dortmund, Germany Michelle Wing Kwan (Simplified Chinese: , Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Guān Yǐngshān; born July 7, 1980), is an American figure skater and media celebrity who has won... Anjelika Krylova (born July 4, 1973 in Moscow) is a Russian figure skater. ... Oleg Ovsyannikov (born January 23, 1970 in Moscow) is a Russian figure skater. ...

Football (American)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... ESPN (formerly an initialism for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... Monday Night Football (MNF) is a live television broadcast of the National Football League. ... Date January 25, 1998 Stadium Qualcomm Stadium City San Diego MVP Terrell Davis, Running back Favorite Packers by 11 1/2 National anthem Jewel Coin toss Joe Gibbs, Doug Williams, Eddie Robinson Referee Ed Hochuli Halftime show Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, and The Four Tops Attendance 68... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... City Green Bay, Wisconsin Team colors Dark Green, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike McCarthy Owner 111,967 stockholders Chairman Bob Harlan General manager Ted Thompson Fight song Go! You Packers! Go! League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919-1920) National Football League (1921-present) Western Division (1933-1949) National Conference (1950... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The BCS National Championship Game or BCS title game is the final game of the annual Bowl Championship Series intended by Series organizers to determine the NCAA Division I-A national football championship. ... The Fiesta Bowl, now sponsored by Tostitos tortilla chips (a Frito-Lay product), is a United States college football game played annually since 1971 in Tempe, Arizona, hosted by Arizona State Universitys Sun Devil Stadium. ... The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the primary institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee system, Tennessees flagship public university. ... Florida State University Seal Florida State University is a public university located in Tallahassee, Florida, known for its programs in fine arts, education, public administration & policy, information studies, international affairs, music, criminology, and nursing. ...

Football (Australian)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Australian Football League (AFL) is the Australian national competition in the sport of Australian rules football. ... The Adelaide Football Club, nicknamed The Crows, is an Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League, based in Adelaide, South Australia. ... 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 Charles Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal, is an annual medal awarded to the fairest and best player in the Australian Football League during the regular season (ie. ... Robert Jeffrey Harvey (born August 21, 1971) is an Australian Rules Footballer in the Australian Football League recognised as one of the Leagues best midfielders and noted for his supreme endurance. ... The St Kilda Football Club, nicknamed The Saints, is an Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League. ...

Football (Canadian)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Then Prime Minister Joe Clark presents the 1979 Grey Cup to victorious Edmonton Eskimos Danny Kepley and Tom Wilkinson. ... The Calgary Stampeders are a Canadian Football League team based in Calgary, Alberta. ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario. ... The Vanier Cup (French: Coupe Vanier) is the championship trophy of Canadian Interuniversity Sport mens football. ... The Saskatchewan Huskies are the athletic teams that represent the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. ... The Concordia Stingers are the athletic teams that represent Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

Football (rugby league)

The North Queensland Cowboys home stadium sponsor Stockland finished up their sponsorship contract seeing out their three year deal. Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Rugby league is a team sport played by two teams of 17 players, with 13 on the field at any one time and 4 on the bench (reserves). ... The North Queensland Cowboys are a rugby league team based in Townsville, Queensland Australia. ... Stockland is a diversified Australian property development company. ...


A new sponsorship deal was drawn up by the Cowboys, with local milking organisation Dairy Farmers who owned the local North Queensland milking dairy in the Tablelands. It was rebadged into the newly named 'Dairy Farmers Stadium' for year 1998. Tropical North Queensland is general term refering to varying regions of the northern part of the Australian state of Queensland. ... Malanda is a small and pleasant town on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia. ... Dairy Farmers Stadium is a rugby league sports stadium situated in Thuringowa, Queensland, Australia. ...


It was also the start of the National Rugby League competition. Super League (Australia) ended its 1 year competition and the Australian Rugby League also ended theirs to merge together to become one. But for some clubs it came at a cost. The National Rugby League (NRL) is the premier rugby league competition in Australia and New Zealand. ... Super League was a rugby league competition that was held in Australia in 1997. ... The Australian Rugby League (ARL) is the governing body for the sport of Rugby League in Australia. ...


For the Hunter Mariners and Western Reds from Super League (Australia) and the South Queensland Crushers from the Australian Rugby League these franchises were over. But it was the birth of a new franchise and a first in rugby league history. A team in the state of Victoria going by the name Melbourne Storm. The Hunter Mariners were a rugby league team, based in Newcastle who participated in the single Australasian Super League season in 1997. ... The Western Reds were a Perth-based rugby league team, who played in the 1995 and 1996 Australian Rugby League competition, and, as the Perth Reds, in the 1997 Super League // Before the Reds Although touring Great Britain and French Rugby League teams had played tour matches in Perth, it... Super League was a rugby league competition that was held in Australia in 1997. ... The South Queensland Crushers were a rugby league team who played in the NSWRL/ARL competition from 1995–1997. ... The Australian Rugby League (ARL) is the governing body for the sport of Rugby League in Australia. ... Rugby league is a team sport played by two teams of 17 players, with 13 on the field at any one time and 4 on the bench (reserves). ... Emblems: Pink heath (floral)Weedy Seadragon (Aquatic) helmeted honeyeater (bird) Leadbeaters possum (faunal) Motto: Peace and Prosperity Slogan or Nickname: Garden State, The Place To Be, On The Move Other Australian states and territories Capital Melbourne Government Const. ... The Melbourne Storm are a rugby league team based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia that is owned by News Limited, part of News Corporation that also owns the Herald Sun, Melbournes most popular newspaper. ...


The 20 teams competing in season 98 were:


Adelaide Rams, The Adelaide Rams were an Australian rugby league team, playing two seasons at the top level (1997-98). ...


Auckland Warriors, The New Zealand Warriors (formerly Auckland Warriors) are a rugby league team based in Auckland, New Zealand who compete in the Australian based National Rugby League competition. ...


Balmain Tigers, The Balmain Tigers is one of the founding clubs of the New South Wales Rugby League (NSWRL). ...


Brisbane Broncos, The Brisbane Broncos are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ...


Canberra Raiders, The Canberra Raiders are a National Rugby League team based in Canberra, Australia. ...


Canterbury Bulldogs, The Bulldogs (formerly Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs; also known as Sydney Bulldogs in 1995), are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ...


Cronulla Sharks, The Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ...


Gold Coast Chargers, Gold Coast are a rugby league team who played in the NSWRL competition from 1988-1997, and the NRL in 1998. ...


Illawarra Steelers, The Illawarra Steelers were a top-level rugby league team based in the town of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia. ...


Manly Sea Eagles, The Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ...


Melbourne Storm, The Melbourne Storm are a rugby league team based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia that is owned by News Limited, part of News Corporation that also owns the Herald Sun, Melbournes most popular newspaper. ...


Newcastle Knights, The Newcastle Knights are a National Rugby League team based in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. ...


North Queensland Cowboys, The North Queensland Cowboys are a rugby league team based in Townsville, Queensland Australia. ...


North Sydney Bears, The North Sydney Bears were the oldest team to affiliate in the National Rugby League (NRL) in 1908, the main competition in Australia  for rugby league  football. ...


Parramatta Eels, The Parramatta District Rugby League Football Club, based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta was established in 1946, playing their first game in the NSWRL Premiership (as it was then known) the following year. ...


Penrith Panthers, The Penrith Panthers are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ...


St. George Dragons, The Saint George Dragons was a team in the National Rugby League competition in Australia. ...


South Sydney Rabbitohs, The South Sydney Rabbitohs (commonly nicknamed Souths, the Bunnies or the pride of the league) are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league competition in Australia. ...


Sydney City Roosters, The Sydney Roosters (also known as The Roosters) are an Australian professional rugby league club based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney. ...


Western Suburbs Magpies. The Western Suburbs Magpies are a Rugby League club in Sydney, Australia. ...

Team Played Wins Draws Losses For Against Points
Brisbane Broncos 24 18 1 5 688 310 37
Newcastle Knights 24 18 1 5 562 381 37
Melbourne Storm 24 17 1 6 546 372 35
Parramatta Eels 24 17 1 6 468 349 34
North Sydney Bears 24 17 0 7 663 367 32
Sydney City Roosters 24 16 0 8 680 383 32
Canberra Raiders 24 15 0 9 564 429 30
St. George Dragons 24 13 1 10 486 490 27
Canterbury Bulldogs 24 13 0 11 489 411 26
Manly Sea Eagles 24 13 0 11 503 473 26
Cronulla Sharks 24 12 1 11 438 387 25
Illawarra Steelers 24 11 1 12 476 539 23
Balmain Tigers 24 9 1 14 381 463 19
Penrith Panthers 24 8 2 14 525 580 18
Auckland Warriors 24 9 0 15 417 518 18
North Queensland Cowboys 24 9 0 15 417 518 18
Adelaide Rams 24 7 0 17 393 615 14
South Sydney Rabbitohs 24 5 0 19 339 560 10
Gold Coast Chargers 24 4 0 20 289 654 8
Western Suburbs Magpies 24 4 0 20 371 802 8

The Brisbane Broncos are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The Newcastle Knights are a National Rugby League team based in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. ... The Melbourne Storm are a rugby league team based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia that is owned by News Limited, part of News Corporation that also owns the Herald Sun, Melbournes most popular newspaper. ... The Parramatta District Rugby League Football Club, based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta was established in 1946, playing their first game in the NSWRL Premiership (as it was then known) the following year. ... The North Sydney Bears were the oldest team to affiliate in the National Rugby League (NRL) in 1908, the main competition in Australia  for rugby league  football. ... The Sydney Roosters (also known as The Roosters) are an Australian professional rugby league club based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney. ... The Canberra Raiders are a National Rugby League team based in Canberra, Australia. ... The Saint George Dragons was a team in the National Rugby League competition in Australia. ... The Bulldogs (formerly Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs; also known as Sydney Bulldogs in 1995), are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The Illawarra Steelers were a top-level rugby league team based in the town of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia. ... The Balmain Tigers is one of the founding clubs of the New South Wales Rugby League (NSWRL). ... The Penrith Panthers are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The New Zealand Warriors (formerly Auckland Warriors) are a rugby league team based in Auckland, New Zealand who compete in the Australian based National Rugby League competition. ... The North Queensland Cowboys are a rugby league team based in Townsville, Queensland Australia. ... The Adelaide Rams were an Australian rugby league team, playing two seasons at the top level (1997-98). ... The South Sydney Rabbitohs (commonly nicknamed Souths, the Bunnies or the pride of the league) are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league competition in Australia. ... Gold Coast are a rugby league team who played in the NSWRL competition from 1988-1997, and the NRL in 1998. ... The Western Suburbs Magpies are a Rugby League club in Sydney, Australia. ... The Brisbane Broncos are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The Bulldogs (formerly Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs; also known as Sydney Bulldogs in 1995), are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ...

Football (Soccer)

For fuller coverage, see: 1998 in football (soccer) Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 1998 throughout the world. ...


Gaelic Athletic Association

A stylised Celtic cross serves as the traditional logo of the GAA. The Gaelic Athletic Association (The GAA) (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael) is an organisation which is mostly focussed on promoting gaelic games: that is, 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. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 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 Galway County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Coiste Chontae na Gaillimhe) or Galway GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Galway. ... The Kildare County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae Cill Dara) or Kildare GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Kildare. ... 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 Offaly County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Uíbh Fhailí) or Offaly GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Offaly. ... 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. ... 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. ... The counties of Ireland, coloured by dominant sport. ... 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 Offaly County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Uíbh Fhailí) or Offaly GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Offaly. ... The Kilkenny County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae Cill Chainnigh) or Kilkenny GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Kilkenny. ... 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
Women's golf

Greg Norman - one of the greatest ever golfers on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual golf tournaments in mens professional golf. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... Mark OMeara (born January 13, 1957 in Goldsboro, North Carolina) is an American golfer who was a prolific tournament winner on the PGA Tour and around the world from the mid 1980s to the late 1990s. ... The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... Lee Janzen (1964- ) is an American golfer. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ... Mark OMeara (born January 13, 1957 in Goldsboro, North Carolina) is an American golfer who was a prolific tournament winner on the PGA Tour and around the world from the mid 1980s to the late 1990s. ... Logo for the 2006 PGA 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... Vijay Singh (born 22 February 1963) is a Fijian golfer of Indian descent who has won tournaments in many parts of the world and currently plays mainly on the U.S. based PGA TOUR. He has won three major championships (one Masters in 2000 and two PGA Championships in 1998... 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. ... David Robert Duval (born November 9, 1971) is a professional golfer on the PGA Tour. ... 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. ... Hale Irwin (born June 3, 1945 in Joplin, Missouri) is an American golfer. ... The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... Se Ri Pak (born September 28, 1977 in Daejeon, South Korea) is a 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. ... Se Ri Pak (born September 28, 1977 in Daejeon, South Korea) is a professional golfer. ...   (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...

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. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... 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

  • For the first time, professional players from the National Hockey League (NHL, USA) participated in the Winter Olympics. And also for the first time in Olympic history, women took part in ice hockey.
  • Women's Gold - United States won 3-1 over Canada
  • Men's Gold - Czech Republic won 1-0 over Russia

Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The XVIII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1998 in Nagano, Japan. ... The Art Ross Trophy is given to the National Hockey League player with the most points scored at the end of the regular season. ... NHL redirects here. ... Jaromir Jagr (Cz: Jaromír Jágr, born February 15, 1972 in Kladno, Czechoslovakia) is an NHL player. ... The Pittsburgh Penguins is a professional ice hockey 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. ... NHL redirects here. ... Dominik Hašek (born January 29, 1965 in Pardubice, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)), also known by his nickname The Dominator, is a professional ice hockey goaltender. ... The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. ... This is the current WikiProject: Ice Hockey Article Improvement Drive collaboration! The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Washington Capitals are a professional ice hockey team based in Washington, D.C.. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event put together by the IIHF, the International Ice Hockey Federation, since 1930. ...

Lacrosse

For other uses, see Lacrosse (disambiguation). ... The International Lacrosse Federation (ILF) World Championship began as a four-team invitational tournament that coincided with Canadas centennial lacrosse celebration in 1967. ... Nickname: Monument City, Charm City, Mob Town, B-more Motto: Get In On It (formerly The City That Reads and The Greatest City in America; BELIEVE is not the official motto but rather a specific campaign) Location of Baltimore in Maryland Coordinates: Country United States State Maryland County Independent City... The Philadelphia Wings are a member of the National Lacrosse League, a professional sports league in North America, since the 1997-1998 season. ... Categories: Sports stubs | National Lacrosse League | Denver sports | Major Indoor Lacrosse League ... The Champions Cup is the trophy awarded to the playoff winners in the National Lacrosse League. ... The Mann Cup is the trophy awarded to the senior mens lacrosse champions of Canada. ... Founders Cup Trophy The Founders Cup is the championship trophy of Canadas Junior B Lacrosse leagues. ... The Minto Cup is awarded annually to the champion junior mens lacrosse team of Canada. ...

Radiosport

The term Radiosport is of modern Eastern European origin and is used to describe one of several competitive amateur radio activities. ... A German competitor on a two-meter ARDF course. ... Nyíregyháza (IPA: /ɲireɟhazɒ/; approximate pronunciation: nyee-redy-haa-zah ) is a city in North-east Hungary and the county capital of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg. ...

Rugby league

A new sponsorship deal was drawn up by the Cowboys, with local milking organisation Dairy Farmers who owned the local North Queensland milking dairy in the Tablelands. It was rebadged into the newly named 'Dairy Farmers Stadium' for year 1998. Rugby league is a team sport played by two teams of 17 players, with 13 on the field at any one time and 4 on the bench (reserves). ... The North Queensland Cowboys are a rugby league team based in Townsville, Queensland Australia. ... Stockland is a diversified Australian property development company. ... Tropical North Queensland is general term refering to varying regions of the northern part of the Australian state of Queensland. ... Malanda is a small and pleasant town on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia. ... Dairy Farmers Stadium is a rugby league sports stadium situated in Thuringowa, Queensland, Australia. ...


Skiing

Deep powder skiing An alpine skier Members of the US Air Force skiing (and snowboarding) at Keystone Resorts 14th Annual SnoFest Skiing is the activity of gliding over snow using skis (originally wooden planks, now usually made from fiberglass or related composites), with metal edges, strapped to the feet... 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. ... Hermann Maier (born December 7, 1972, Altenmarkt) is an Austrian skier who has won four overall World Cup titles (1998, 2000, 2001, 2004), two Olympic gold medals (both in 1998) and three World Championship titles (1999: 2, 2005: 1). ... Katja Seizinger (born May 10, 1972) is the most successful german alpine skier. ...

Snooker

Snooker is a billiards sport that is played on a large (12 feet × 6 feet) baize-covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions. ... The World Snooker Championship, currently held at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, 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. ... John Higgins (born May 18, 1975, Wishaw, North Lanarkshire) is a Scottish professional snooker player. ... Ken Doherty (born September 17, 1969) is an Irish professional snooker player. ... The snooker world rankings are a system of ranking professional snooker players. ... John Higgins (born May 18, 1975, Wishaw, North Lanarkshire) 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

Swimming is a technique that humans, and other animals, use to move through water using only movements of the body. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... Jennifer Thompson (born February 26, 1973), a swimmer, is one of the most decorated Olympians in history, winning twelve medals, including eight golds, while representing the United States of America in the 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004 Summer Olympics. ... The second edition of the European Short Course Championships was held in Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield, Great Britain, from December 11 to 13, 1998. ... For other uses, see Sheffield (disambiguation). ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Tennis

A tennis net Tennis is a game played between either two players (Singles) or two teams of two players (Doubles). Players use a stringed racquet to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over a net into the opponents court. ... 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... The Australian Open is the first of the worlds four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, held each January at Melbourne Park. ... Petr Korda (b. ... 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. ... Carles Moy Llompart, also known as Carlos Moy and Carlos Moy (born August 27, 1976), is a Spanish tennis player. ... Wimbledon logo The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly referred to as simply Wimbledon, is the oldest and arguably most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Peter Pete Sampras (b. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Country: Australia Residence: Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia Height: 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) Weight: 86 kg (190 lb) Plays: Right Turned pro: 1991 Retired: 2002 Highest singles ranking: 1 (1999-07-26) Singles titles: 11 Career Prize Money: US$11,127,058 Grand Slam Record Titles: 2 Australian Open... 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... The Australian Open is the first of the worlds four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, held each January at Melbourne Park. ... Martina Hingis (born September 30, 1980 in KoÅ¡ice, Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia) is a 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. ... Arantxa Sánchez Vicario1 (born December 18, 1971, in Barcelona, Spain) is a former World No. ... Wimbledon logo The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly referred to as simply Wimbledon, is the oldest and arguably most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Jana Novotná (b. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Lindsay Ann Davenport (born June 8, 1976 in Palos Verdes, California) is an American professional female tennis player. ... The great Australians Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall with the Cup in 1953 The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is a professional womens tennis player who has won seven Grand Slam singles titles and is a former World No. ... Elena Vyacheslavovna Dementieva (yi-LEN-ah di-MENT-yi-vuh; Russian: Елена Вячеславовна Дементьева ( ); born October 15, 1981, Moscow), better known as Elena Dementieva, is a professional tennis player from Russia. ...

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). ... The Irish Derby is a Group 1 flat horse race in the Republic of Ireland for three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies run over a distance of 1 mile 4 furlongs (2,414 metres) at the Curragh, County Kildare in late June / early July. ... Dream Well prior to the 1999 Epsom Coronation Cup, where he was 3rd. ... 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. ... King of Kings (or some literal parallel in various languages) is a lofty title that has been used by several monarchies (usually empires in the informal sense of great powers) throughout history, and in many cases the literal title meaning King of Kings, i. ... Epsom Derby, Théodore Géricault, 1821. ... A high-rise is a tall building or structure. ... 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 racetrack, 2004 The Kentucky Derby is a stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged annually in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May, capping the three-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ... Real Quiet is an American champion thoroughbred racehorse born in 1995 at Little Hill Farm in Ocala, Florida. ... The Preakness Stakes is a classic 1 3/16 mile (1. ... Real Quiet is an American champion thoroughbred racehorse born in 1995 at Little Hill Farm in Ocala, Florida. ... 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. ... The Breeders Cup Distaff is a Thoroughbred horse race for fillies and mares, 3 years old and up. ... 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. ...

Water polo

  • Men's World Championship in Perth, Australia
    • Gold Medal: Spain
    • Silver Medal: Hungary
    • Bronze Medal: Yugoslavia
  • Women's World Championship in Perth, Australia
    • Gold Medal: Italy
    • Silver Medal: The Netherlands
    • Bronze Medal: Australia

Water polo is a team water sport, which can be best described as a combination of swimming, football (soccer), basketball, ice hockey, rugby and wrestling. ... Perth is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Western Australia, and is the fourth largest city in Australia, with a population of approximately 1. ... Perth is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Western Australia, and is the fourth largest city in Australia, with a population of approximately 1. ...

Professional wrestling

Professional wrestling is generally any form of performance art in which pro-wrestlers receive payment for participating. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The World War 3 match was World Championship Wrestlings answer to the World Wrestling Federations Royal Rumble. ... Kevin Scott Nash (born July 9, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American professional wrestler and actor. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... Royal Rumble 1998 was the eleventh annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation (now World Wrestling Entertainment). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... WrestleMania XIV was the fourteenth WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation, which took place on March 29, 1998 at the FleetCenter in Boston, Massachusetts. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Spoiler warning: John Cena after winning the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 21 The World Wrestling Entertainment Championship or WWE Championship or WWE Heavyweight Championship, is one of the two top prizes in WWE. It was exclusive to the Smackdown! brand from August 26, 2002 through June 6, 2005, while the... Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, The Heartbreak Kid Shawn Michaels. ... Michael Gerard Tyson, born on June 30, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, USA) is a professional boxer and former World Heavyweight Champion. ... WWE Unforgiven is a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment, which usually takes place every September. ... Mark William Calaway (born March 24, 1965) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, (The) Undertaker. ... Glen Thomas Jacobs (born April 26, 1967) is a Spanish-born American professional wrestler. ... The Inferno match is a type of professional wrestling match, occasionally seen in World Wrestling Entertainment. ... King of the Ring logo (1999-present). ... Ken Shamrock (born Kenneth Wayne Kilpatrick on February 11, 1964 in Macon, Georgia) is an American mixed martial arts fighter. ... Michael Francis Mick Foley (born June 7, 1965 in Bloomington, Indiana) is an American professional wrestler and author. ... The Hell in a Cell match The Hell in a Cell is a type of professional wrestling match seen in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in which the ring and ringside area are surrounded by a roofed steel cell. ... Mark William Calaway (born March 24, 1965) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, (The) Undertaker. ... The Hell in a Cell match The Hell in a Cell is a type of professional wrestling match seen in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in which the ring and ringside area are surrounded by a roofed steel cell. ... Official Survivor Series logo. ... Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972) is an actor and former professional wrestler. ... Spoiler warning: John Cena after winning the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 21 The World Wrestling Entertainment Championship or WWE Championship or WWE Heavyweight Championship, is one of the two top prizes in WWE. It was exclusive to the Smackdown! brand from August 26, 2002 through June 6, 2005, while the... Michael Francis Mick Foley (born June 7, 1965 in Bloomington, Indiana) is an American professional wrestler and author. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

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 XVIII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1998 in Nagano, Japan. ... Categories: Host cities of the Winter Olympic Games | Cities in Nagano Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Curling is a precision team sport similar to bowls or bocce, played on a rectangular sheet of prepared ice by two teams of four players each, using heavy polished granite stones which they slide down the ice towards a target area called the house. ... The 1998 XVI Commonwealth Games were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from September 11 to September 21 making it the first Asian country to act as host and the last Commonwealth Games for 20th Century. ... Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location in Malaysia Coordinates: Country Malaysia State Federal Territory Establishment 1857 Granted city status 1974 Mayor Ruslin Hasan Area    - City 243. ... Categories: | | ... Bangkok from the Chao Phraya River at sunset, July 2004 Bangkok, (in Thai กรุงเทพฯ, กรุงเทพมหานคร, or Krung Thep, Krung Thep Mahanakhon), population 8,538,610 (1990), is the capital and largest... The Goodwill Games were an international athletics competition, created by Ted Turner in reaction to the political troubles surrounding the Olympics of the 1980s. ... Nickname: Big Apple Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... The Gay Games is a popular sporting and cultural event hosted by the gay and lesbian community. ... Amsterdam Location Flag Country Netherlands Province North Holland Population 743,905 (1 April 2006) Demonym Amsterdammer Coordinates Website www. ... Motto: Je Maintiendrai (Dutch: Ik zal handhaven, English: I Shall Uphold) Anthem: Wilhelmus van Nassouwe Capital Amsterdam1 Largest city Amsterdam Official language(s) Dutch2 Government Parliamentary democracy Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Beatrix  - Prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende Independence Eighty Years War   - Declared July 26, 1581   - Recognised January 30, 1648 (by Spain...

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