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The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... 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... See also: 2001 in sports, 2003 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Ward Burton wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Tony Stewart Indy Racing League - Sam Hornish Jr. ... // On January 28, International Olympic Committee Vice-President Kim Un-yong is arrested on charges of corruption in Seoul. ... // Athletics Mens 100 metres - Asafa Powell of Jamaica sets a new world record of 9. ... // December 1-December 15: The 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar December 10: 33rd Annual Honolulu Marathon December 10-December 17: FIFA Club World Cup in Japan December 31: The NRL will officially retire the nickname Chargers as the Gold Coast Titans take the field in 2007. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (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 Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... The 22nd century (Gregorian calendar) will comprise the years 2101-2200. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... This article is becoming very long. ... The 2010s decade comprises the years from 2010 to 2019, inclusive. ... This decade is expected to be called the twenty-twenties. The Roman decennia number is XX. Those people born in the 1970s and 1980s will most likely be in positions of power. ... Millennia: 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium - 4th millennium Centuries: 20th century - 21st century - 22nd century Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s - 2030s - 2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s 2080s Years: 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 The decade as a whole This decade is expected to be called the... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

Artistic gymnastics

Artistic gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics in which competitors perform short routines (ranging from approximately 30 to 90 seconds) on different apparatus, obviously less for vaulting (see lists below). ... Logo The 37th World Artistic Gymnastics Championships were held in Anaheim, a city in the U.S., in 2003. ... Paul Hamm (born September 24, 1982 in Waukesha, Wisconsin) is a US gymnast. ... Two Chinese athletes have their names romanized as Yang Wei. ... Svetlana Vasilievna Khorkina (Russian: Светлана Васильевна Хоркина, born January 19, 1979 in Belgorod, Russia) is by far Russias most successful female gymnast after the breakup of the Soviet Union> Not only is she the winner of several world championship events and Olympic medals. ...

Athletics

A womens 400 metre hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ...

Marathon

Although marathon sometimes refers to any athletic event requiring great endurance, more specifically it refers to a long-distance track event of 42,195 m (26 miles and 385 yards). ...

International Races

April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Rotterdam Marathon is an annual marathon arranged in Rotterdam, Netherlands since 1981. ... William Kiplagat (born June 21, 1972) is a long-distance runner from Kenya, who ran his personal best (2:06:50) in the marathon in Amsterdam, 1999. ... Olivera Jevtić Olivera Jevtić (Оливера Јевтић, born July 24, 1977 in Titovo Užice, Yugoslavia, now Užice in Serbia) is a Serbian distance runner and is the most succesful in the country. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Enschede Marathon is an annual marathon race over the classic distance of 42km and 195 metres held in the city of Enschede, The Netherlands. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Dominican_Republic. ... Athletics at the 2003 Pan American Games // GBR Athletics Categories: | ... Santo Domingo, population 2,061,200 (2003), is the capital of the Dominican Republic. ... Vanderlei returns to Brazil with bronze medal. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... The 9th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held from August 23 to August 31, 2003 in the Stade de France in Saint Denis, Paris, France. ... The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Jaouad Gharib (born May 22, 1972 in Khenifra) is a Moroccan long-distance athlete competing mainly in the marathon. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... The 9th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held from August 23 to August 31, 2003 in the Stade de France in Saint Denis, Paris, France. ... The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Catherine Ndereba (born July 31, 1972) is a world class Kenyan marathon runner. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nigeria. ... Athletics at the 2003 All-Africa Games // GBR Athletics Categories: | ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Cities in Nigeria | Capitals in Africa ... Clarisse Rasoarizay (born September 27, 1971) is a long-distance runner from Madagascar, who represented her native African country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Fukuoka marathon, held in Fukuoka (Japan), is a prominent international marathon race started in 1947. ...

National Champions

April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Rotterdam Location Coat of arms The coat of arms reads Sterker door Strijd, i. ... Kamiel Maase (born October 20, 1971 in Nijmegen, Gelderland) is a long-distance runner from the Netherlands, who is the current Dutch record holder in the 5. ... Anne van Schuppen (born October 11, 1960) is a former long-distance runner from the Netherlands, who represented her native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Paula Radcliffe Paula Jane Radcliffe, MBE (born December 17, 1973) is a British long-distance runner. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland_(bordered). ... Pietarsaari is the Finnish name for Jakobstad ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... The Sydney Opera House on Sydney Harbour Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia with a metropolitan area population of over 4. ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Nickname: Paris of the East, Pearl of the Danubeor Queen of the Danube Location of Budapest in Hungary Country Hungary County Pest  - Mayor Gábor Demszky (SZDSZ) Area    - City 525. ... László Nagy may refer to the following people: Dr. László Nagy, Chief Executive of the World Organization of the Scout Movement from 1968-1985 László Nagy, a Hungarian member of the European Parliament László Nagy (1925–1978), a Hungarian writer László Nagy, a figure skater... Judit Földing-Nagy (born 9 December 1965) is a Hungarian runner who specializes in the marathon. ...

Auto racing

Racing cars redirects here. ... This article is about the sport of stock car racing. ... Michael Waltrip #55 NAPA Dodge (right), courtesy USAF Michael Curtis Waltrip (born April 30, 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky) is a professional race car driver and team owner. ... 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. ... Matt Kenseth in the garage deep in thought. ... Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE: S), headquartered in Reston, Virginia, is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the United States. ... The RJR Headquarters building (back left) in Winston Salem, NC was built prior to the Empire State Building, which was designed by the same architect. ... Indy 500 redirects here. ... Gil de Ferran de Ferran won two CART championships in 2000 and 2001 De Ferran at the 2005 United States Grand Prix Gil de Ferran (born November 11, 1967) in Paris, France to Brazilian parents, is a former racing driver. ... Team Penske (also known as Penske Racing) is a racing team that currently owns cars running in the Indy Racing League and NASCAR; it formerly competed in CART. The team is named after its founder and principal owner, Roger Penske, and is a part of his conglomerate, Penske Corporation. ... The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series. ... Scott Dixon, IRL photo Scott Ronald Dixon (born July 22, 1980) is a New Zealand racing car driver. ... Chip Ganassi (born May 24, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American race car driver and owner. ... A simple wooden cart in Australia A cart transporting watermelons in Harbin, China. ... Paul Tracy (born December 17, 1968 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada) is a professional automobile racer in the Champ Car World Series. ... Sebastien Bourdais is a racing driver born on February 28, 1979 in Le Mans, France. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Michael Schumacher (pronounced / /, born January 3, 1969, in Hürth Hermülheim, Germany)[1] is a former Formula One driver, and seven-time world champion. ... Juan Manuel Fangio driving a Mercedes-Benz W196 in the 1986 Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Nürburgring Juan Manuel Fangio (June 24, 1911 - July 17, 1995) was a legendary race car driver. ... Juan Pablo Montoya Roldán (born September 20, 1975 in Bogotá, Colombia) is a successful racing driver from Colombia who drove in Formula One from 2001 to 2006. ... The Monaco Grand Prix (Grand Prix de Monaco) is a Formula One race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Tom Kristensen can refer to two different people. ... Rinaldo Capello, nicknamed Dindo Capello, is an endurance racing driver from Italy. ... Guy Smith (born September 12, 1974 in Beverly, England, UK) is a motor racing driver who has competed in various levels of motor sport. ... Bentley Motors Limited is a British based manufacturer of luxury automobiles and Grand Tourers. ... V8 Supercars in action The V8 Supercar is a category of touring car racing that evolved in Australia in the early 1990s. ... Hell Corner of the Mount Panorama Circuit The Bathurst 1000 is a 1000-kilometre motor race for touring cars, conducted each October at the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. ... Marcos Ambrose (born 1 September 1976 in Launceston) is an Australian racing driver, and was the Australian V8 Supercars champion in 2003 and 2004. ... 2005 V8SCS Champion Russell Ingall with his #1 Caltex Falcon Former SBR pilot and dual V8SCS Champion Marcos Ambrose in his SBR Falcon at Indy 2005 Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) is one of the premier motorsport teams competing in the Australian V8 Supercar series, formed in 1998 by experienced New... Mark Frosty Winterbottom was born on May 20, 1981 in Sydney, Australia. ... 2005 V8SCS Champion Russell Ingall with his #1 Caltex Falcon Former SBR pilot and dual V8SCS Champion Marcos Ambrose in his SBR Falcon at Indy 2005 Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) is one of the premier motorsport teams competing in the Australian V8 Supercar series, formed in 1998 by experienced New... 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. ... Sébastien Loeb (born February 26, 1974) is a French rally driver and winner, with co-driver Daniel Elena, of the World Rally Drivers Championship title in 2004, 2005 and 2006 and of a record ten World Rallies in 2005. ... Daniel Elena (born 1972-10-26) is a rally driver from Monaco. ... Stephane Sarrazin driving a Subaru Impreza WRC on the Monte Carlo Rally Carlos Sainz driving a Toyota Corolla WRC on the Monte Carlo Rally Carlssons replica 1963 Monte Carlo Saab 96 rally car at Linköping, on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of SAAB in 1997 The Monte... Citroën is a French automobile manufacturer, founded in 1919 by André Citroën. ... Petter Hollywood Solberg (born November 18, 1974 in Askim), from Spydeberg i Østfold, Norway, is a professional rally driver. ... 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. ... 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. ... The official Automobili Lamborghini logo Automobili-Lamborghini S.p. ... Mount Panorama Circuit Mount Panorama Circuit () is a motor racing track located in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. ... Location of Bathurst in New South Wales (red) Bathurst is a regional centre in the state of New South Wales, Australia. ... Peter Geoffrey Brock OAM (26 February 1945 – 8 September 2006) otherwise known as Peter Perfect, The King of the Mountain or simply as Brocky was one of Australias best-known and most successful motor racing drivers. ... Jason Brighty Bright is a racing driver from Australia. ... Todd Kelly (born on October 9, 1979 in Mildura, Victoria, Australia) is a V8 Supercar racing driver, currently living in Melbourne, Victoria. ...

Baseball

See also A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Samuel (Sammy) Sosa Peralta (born November 12, 1968 in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic) is a Right Fielder and DH in Major League Baseball for the Texas Rangers. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,5,8,10,18,20,24 Name Cincinnati Reds (1876–present) (Referred to as Redlegs 1953-1958) Ballpark Great American Ball Park (2003–present) Riverfront Stadium (1970-2002) a. ... William Scott Sullivan is a pitcher currently with the Kansas City Royals and has a career ERA of 3. ... Great American Ball Park is the home of Major League Baseballs Cincinnati Reds. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Hispanic world. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... Matthew Wade Stairs (born February 27, 1968 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada) is a Major League Baseball player who plays for The Toronto Blue Jays. ... Astros redirects here, for other uses see Astros (disambiguation) Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 24,25,32,33,34,40,49,42 Name Houston Astros (1965–present) Houston Colt . ... Wade Miller (born September 13, 1976 in Reading, Pennsylvania) is a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays with the Chicago Cubs. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... Rafael Palmeiro Corrales (born September 24, 1964 in Havana, Cuba) is a Major League Baseball player, with a career spanning almost 20 years. ... This article is becoming very long. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans... William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962 in Dayton, Ohio), nicknamed The Rocket, is one of the preeminent Major League baseball pitchers of the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest pitchers of all time[1]. He has won seven Cy Young Awards... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,2,6,9,14,17,20,42,45,85 Name St. ... July 29 is the 210th day (211th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 155 days remaining. ... William Richard Mueller [MILL-er] (born March 17, 1971) is a Major League Baseball third baseman who plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers. ... The 2003 World Series marked the 100th anniversary of the first modern World Series. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993–present) East Division (1993–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5 42 (neither for a Marlins player) Name Florida Marlins (1993–present) Ballpark Dolphin Stadium (1993–present) also known as Dolphins Stadium (2005-2006) also known as Pro Player Stadium (1996-2004) also known as... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans... Michael Lewis (born 1960, New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American contemporary non-fiction author. ... Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game is a book by Michael M. Lewis in 2003 about the general manager of the Major League Baseball team Oakland Athletics, Billy Beane, and his teams approach to running the organization. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43 Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Ballpark McAfee Coliseum (1968–present) a. ... William Lamar Billy Beane (born March 29, 1962 in Orlando, Florida) is a former Major League Baseball player and the current general manager of the Oakland Athletics. ... Sabermetrics is the analysis of baseball through objective evidence, especially baseball statistics. ...

The following are the events of the year 2003 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ...

Basketball

Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... 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 San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... Timothy (Tim) Theodore Duncan (born April 25, 1976 in Christiansted, St. ... The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 of the top college basketball teams in the United States. ... Syracuse University (SU) is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York. ... The University of Kansas (often referred to as KU) is an institution of higher learning located in Lawrence, Kansas. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ford Field is an indoor football stadium located in Detroit, Michigan that is the home of the Detroit Lions of the NFL. It is across the street from Comerica Park. ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Michigan State University (MSU) is a public university in East Lansing, Michigan. ... The University of Kentucky, also referred to as UK, is a public, co-educational university located in Lexington, Kentucky. ... The NCAA Womens Division I Championship is an annual basketball tournament for women. ... It has been suggested that Torrey Life Science be merged into this article or section. ... 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. ... WNBA may also refer to WNBA-AM, a radio station in Illinois. ... The Detroit Shock is a Womens National Basketball Association team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... The Los Angeles Sparks are a Womens National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA; Chinese 中国男子篮球职业联赛) is the premier professional basketball league in the Peoples Republic of China. ... Bayi Shuanglu Rockets (八一双鹿电池火箭) or Bayi Rockets or Bayi Army Rockets or Bayi Shuanglu are a basketball team in the South Division of the Chinese Basketball Association, based in Ningbo, Zhejiang. ... Guangdong Hongyuan Southern Tigers (广东宏远宝玛仕华南虎) or Guangdong Southern Tigers or Guangdong Hongyuan are a basketball team in the South Division of the Chinese Basketball Association, based in Dongguan, Guangdong. ... The National Basketball League is Australias top-level professional basketball competition. ... The Sydney Kings are a basketball team competing in the National Basketball League in Australia. ... The Perth Wildcats are an Australian basketball team competing in the National Basketball League. ...

Boxing

  • August 8 to 15Pan American Games held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
    • Light Flyweight (– 48 kg): Yan Bartelemi (Cuba)
    • Flyweight (– 51 kg): Yuriolkis Gamboa (Cuba)
    • Bantamweight (– 54 kg): Guillermo Rigondeaux (Cuba)
    • Featherweight (– 57 kg): Likar Ramos Concha (Colombia)
    • Lightweight (– 60 kg): Mario Kindelán (Cuba)
    • Light Welterweight (– 64 kg): Patrick López (Venezuela)
    • Welterweight (– 69 kg): Lorenzo Aragón (Cuba)
    • Middleweight (– 75 kg): Juan José Ubaldo (Dominican Republic)
    • Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg): Ramiro Reducindo (Mexico)
    • Heavyweight (– 91 kg): Odlanier Solis (Cuba)
    • Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg): Jason Estrada (United States)
  • October 4 to 13All-Africa Games held in Abuja, Nigeria
    • Light Flyweight (– 48 kg): Suleiman Bilali (Kenya)
    • Flyweight (– 51 kg): Walid Cherif (Tunisia)
    • Bantamweight (– 54 kg): Malik Bouziane (Algeria)
    • Featherweight (– 57 kg): Hadj Belk (Algeria)
    • Lightweight (– 60 kg): Ahmed Sadiq (Nigeria)
    • Light Welterweight (– 64 kg): Davidson Emenogu (Nigeria)
    • Welterweight (– 69 kg): Mohamed Hekal (Egypt)
    • Middleweight (– 75 kg): Ramadan Yasser (Egypt)
    • Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg): Ahmed Ismail (Egypt)
    • Heavyweight (– 91 kg): Emmanuel Izonritei (Nigeria)
    • Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg): Gbenga Oluokun (Nigeria)

Boxing, also called prizefighting (when referring to professional boxing), the sweet science (a common nickname among fans) or the gentlemans sport (used mainly in England), is a sport and martial art in which two participants of similar weight classification fight each other with their fists in a series of... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... The Mens 2003 World Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Bangkok, Thailand from July 6 to July 13. ... The Thai Trai Rong flag on a BTS station as it waves pass the 50 story CentralWorld office building in the heart of Bangkok The Wat Phra Kaew temple complex Bangkok, officially known as Krung Thep in Thai ( ), is the capital and largest city of Thailand, with an official 2000... Aghasi Mammadov (born June 1, 1980 in Baku) is an Azerbaijani boxer who competed in the Bantamweight (54 kg) at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal. ... Galib Jafarov (born 9 May 1978) is a boxer from Kazakhstan. ... Mario César Kindelán Mesa (born August 10, 1971 in Holguín) is a former amateur boxer from Cuba, who competed in the lightweight category. ... Willy Blain (born April 24, 1978 in Tampon, Réunion) is a boxer from France, competing in the Light Welterweight (– 64kg) division. ... Gennadiy Golovkin (born April 8, 1982) is an Kazakh boxer who competed in the Middleweight (75 kg) at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the silver medal. ... Odlanier Solis Fonté (born April 5, 1980 in Havana, Cuba) is a Cuban Amateur boxer. ... Alexander Povetkin (Russian: ; born in Kursk, Russia on September 2, 1979). ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... The Boxing Tournament at the 2003 Pan American Games was held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic from August 8 to August 15. ... Santo Domingo, population 2,061,200 (2003), is the capital of the Dominican Republic. ... Yan Bartelemí Varela (born March 5, 1980) is a Cuban amateur boxer, who won the gold medal in the light flyweight division (– 48 kg) at the 2004 Summer Olympics. ... Guillermo Rigondeaux Ortiz (born September 30, 1980 in La Prueba) is a Cuban boxer, who competed in the bantamweight (54 kg) at the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics and won gold medals. ... Likar Ramos Concha (born September 8, 1985 in Barranquilla) is a boxer from Colombia, who participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his native South American country. ... Mario César Kindelán Mesa (born August 10, 1971 in Holguín) is a former amateur boxer from Cuba, who competed in the lightweight category. ... Patrick López (born March 17, 1978 in Estado Cojedes) is a light-welterweight boxer from Venezuela, who represented his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. ... Odlanier Solis Fonté (born April 5, 1980 in Havana, Cuba) is a Cuban Amateur boxer. ... Jason Moses Estrada (born November 30, 1980) is a 2004 olympic representative for the United States for his boxing in the super heavyweight division. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Sugar Shane Mosley (born September 7, 1971) is a boxer form Pomona, California. ... World Boxing Association (WBA) is a boxing organization that sanctions official matches, and awards the WBA world championship title, at the professional level. ... ... Oscar de la Hoya (born February 4, 1973) — nicknamed the Golden Boy — is a Mexican American boxer who won a gold medal for the United States Boxing Team at the Barcelona Olympic Games and considered one of boxings all time greats. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Boxing Tournament at the 2003 All-Africa Games was held in Abuja, Nigeria from October 4 to October 13. ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Cities in Nigeria | Capitals in Africa ... Ahmed Sadiq (born July 7, 1984) is a boxer from Nigeria, who participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his native West African country. ... Ahmed Ismail (born October 21, 1975 in Cairo) is an Egyptian boxer who competed in the Light Heavyweight (81kg) at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal. ... Emmanuel Izonritei (born October 31, 1978) is a boxer from Nigeria, who participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his native country. ... Gbenga Oluokun (born January 16, 1970) is a boxer from Nigeria, who participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics for his native West African country. ...

Cricket

  • Bank Alfalah Cup — New Zealand defeats Pakistan in the final by 4 wickets
  • Cricket World CupAustralia defeats India in the final by 125 runs to win the ICC 2003 cricket World Cup
  • Natwest Series — England defeats South Africa in the final by 7 wickets
  • The AshesAustralia win 4-1
  • TVS Cup — The cup is shared when the final between India and South Africa is rained out
  • Domestic competitions
    • County Championship (England and Wales) — Sussex
    • Pura Cup (Australia) — New South Wales
    • November 12th — Hurlstone U13's Cricket Team bowls East Hills for 8 runs in the Semi-Final. Saleh Chaudhry, Lee Purvis, Imran Khan and Roshan Miskin all picked up wickets.
    • November 19th — Sam Hastings hits the winning runs for Hurlstone against Birrong, smashing a boundary through square leg. Hurlstone won with 6 balls to spare.
    • First Twenty20 Cup series held (England and Wales), won by Surrey
  • May — West Indies defeat Australia scoring a world record 418 runs in the 4th innings breaking a 27-year-old record of India who had scored 406 runs in the 4th innings to win a test match against West Indies.

For the insect, see Cricket (insect). ... The ICC Cricket World Cup, generally referred to as the Cricket World Cup, is the premier international championship of mens One-day International (ODI) cricket. ... The 2003 Cricket World Cup (Official name: ICC Cricket World Cup 2003â„¢) was played in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya from February 9 to March 24. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... The Ashes is a Test cricket series, played between England(the mighty mighty england, barmy army barmy army) and Australia - it is international crickets oldest and most celebrated rivalry dating back to 1882. ... The County Championship is the domestic first class cricket competition in the United Kingdom, mainly in England. ... Sussex is a traditional county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex. ... The Pura Cup (formerly known as the Sheffield Shield) is the domestic first class cricket competition in Australia. ... Capital Sydney Government Const. ... The Twenty20 Cup is a cricket competition for English county clubs. ... Not to be confused with Surry. ... Learie Constantine, was one of the first great West Indian players. ...

Curling

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 players slide down the ice towards a target area called the house. ... The 2003 Nokia Brier was held at the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia from March 1 to 9, 2003. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... Motto: Fortis et liber (Latin: Strong and free) Official languages English (see below) Flower   Wild rose Tree Lodgepole Pine Bird Great Horned Owl Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ed Stelmach (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 28 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total... From left to right: Randy Ferbey, David Nedohin, Scott Pfeifer, Marcel Rocque; in their Team Alberta Brier coats Randy Ferbey (born May 30, 1959 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian curler from Sherwood Park, Alberta. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Official languages English, French (Canadian Gaelic) [] Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Regional Municipality Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 11 10 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked... Mark Dacey and his team in 2003 Mark Dacey (born June 22, 1966 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian curler from the Mayflower Curling Club in Halifax, Nova Scotia, but originally from Saskatchewan. ... The 2003 Scott Tournament of Hearts was held at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium in Kitchener, Ontario from February 15 to 23, 2003. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Colleen Jones (born December 16, 1959 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) is the most successful Canadian womens skip in curling history. ... Motto: Quaerite Prime Regnum Dei (Latin: Seek ye first the kingdom of God) Official languages English Flower Pitcher Plant Tree Black Spruce Bird Atlantic Puffin Capital St. ... Cathy Cunningham (born December 30, 1959 in St. ... The 2003 World Curling Championships was held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada from April 5 to 13. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Debbie (far left) and her team Debbie McCormick (born January 8, 1974 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada as Debbie Henry) is an American curler from Rio, Wisconsin. ... Colleen Jones (born December 16, 1959 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) is the most successful Canadian womens skip in curling history. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... From left to right: Randy Ferbey, David Nedohin, Scott Pfeifer, Marcel Rocque; in their Team Alberta Brier coats Randy Ferbey (born May 30, 1959 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian curler from Sherwood Park, Alberta. ... Ralph Stöckli (born July 23, 1976) is a Swiss curler from Lucerne. ... The Continental Cup of Curling is a curling tournament held annually between teams from North America against teams from Europe. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 31 days remaining. ... World map exhibiting the location of Europe. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wayne Middaugh (born September 20, 1967) is a Canadian curler from Ontario. ... PÃ¥l Trulsen (second from the right) and his team PÃ¥l Trulsen (born April 19, 1962 in Drøbak, Norway) is a Norwegian curler from Hosle in Bærum, and was the 2002 Olympic curling mens champion. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sherry Middaugh (born October 11, 1966 in Rosetown, Saskatchewan as Sherry Hamel) is a Canadian curler from Victoria Harbour, Ontario. ... Debbie (far left) and her team Debbie McCormick (born January 8, 1974 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada as Debbie Henry) is an American curler from Rio, Wisconsin. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sherry Middaugh (born October 11, 1966 in Rosetown, Saskatchewan as Sherry Hamel) is a Canadian curler from Victoria Harbour, Ontario. ... Kelley Law (left) with teammate Georgina Wheatcroft Kelley Law (born January 11, 1966) formerly known as Kelley Atkins and Kelley Owen is a Canadian curler from Coquitlam, British Columbia. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... From left to right: Randy Ferbey, David Nedohin, Scott Pfeifer, Marcel Rocque; in their Team Alberta Brier coats Randy Ferbey (born May 30, 1959 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian curler from Sherwood Park, Alberta. ... John Morris (born December 16, 1978 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian curler from Calgary, Alberta. ... November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kevin Martin (left) with teammate Carter Rycroft Kevin Martin (born July 31, 1966) is a Canadian curler from Edmonton, Alberta. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Wayne Middaugh (born September 20, 1967) is a Canadian curler from Ontario. ... Jeff Stoughton (born July 26, 1963 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian curler. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jeff Stoughton (born July 26, 1963 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian curler. ... John Morris (born December 16, 1978 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian curler from Calgary, Alberta. ... This article is becoming very long. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sean Becker (July 7, 1975 in Ranfurly) is a New Zealand curler. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Anette Norberg (born November 12, 1966) is a Swedish curler from Härnösand. ... This article is becoming very long. ... David Murdoch (left) and his team David Murdoch (born April 17, 1978) is a Scottish curler from Lockerbie. ... Peja Lindholm (often anglicized as Peter Lindholm) is a Swedish curler from Östersund, Sweden. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lakehead University is situated at the head of Lake Superior in Thunder Bay, Ontario. ... Brandon University is a Canadian university located in the city of Brandon, Manitoba with an enrolment of 3383 (2005) full-time and part-time students. ... The World Junior Curling Championships is an annual curling tournament featuring the worlds best curlers who are 21 years old or younger. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in a leap year). ... Cassandra Cassie Johnson (born October 30, 1981) is an American curler best known for skipping the United States Womens Curling Team at the 2006 Winter Olympics and the 2005 Womens World Curling Championships. ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... This article is becoming very long. ...

Cycling

Police officer on a bicycle 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. ... Gilberto Simoni with team manager Mauro Gianetti. ... 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. ... Lance Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas) is a retired American professional road racing cyclist. ... 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). ... Rund um den Henninger Turm (2006) Igor Astarloa Askasibar (born on March 29, 1976 in Ermua, Vizcaya) is a 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. ... Iditarod may refer to: Iditarod (dog sled race), an annual sled dog race in the Alaskan Interior and western coast. ... Robert Sørlie (born 1958), commonly Sorlie in English, is a two time Iditarod champion Norwegian dog musher and dog sled racer from Hurdal. ...

Equestrian

A young rider at a horse show in Australia. ... The FEI World Cup Show Jumping Final started in 1979. ...

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; it is the second most popular team sport after football (soccer)[]. Its official name and the one by which it is usually known is hockey [1][2...

World Competitions

The 25st edition of the Mens Champions Trophy took place in the Wagener Stadium in Amstelveen, The Netherlands. ... Amstelveen is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. ... 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 2003 Champions Challenge for men is the second tournament of the Champions Challenge was took place in Johannesburg, South Africa from July 19 to July 27, 2003. ... City motto: Unity in Development Province Gauteng Mayor Amos Masondo Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ... The Sydney Opera House on Sydney Harbour Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia with a metropolitan area population of over 4. ... The second edition of the Womens Champions Challenge took place in Catania, on the island of Sicily. ... Catania is the second largest city of Sicily and is the capital of the province which bears its name. ...

Regional competitions

  • Men's European Nations Cup in Barcelona, Spain
    • Gold Medal: Germany
    • Silver Medal: Spain
    • Bronze Medal: England
  • Women's European Nations Cup in Barcelona, Spain
    • Gold Medal: The Netherlands
    • Silver Medal: Spain
    • Bronze Medal: Germany

Kuala Lumpurs landmark, the PETRONAS Twin Towers Kuala Lumpur (Jawi:كوالا لمبور) is the largest city in Malaysia and the capital of the federation. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (Catalan) Ciudad Condal (Spanish) Postal code 08001-08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... The 14th Pan American Games were held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. ... Santo Domingo de Guzmán, population 2,061,200 (Metro) (2003), estimated 2,253,437 (Metro) in 2006, is the capital and the largest city of the Dominican Republic. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (Catalan) Ciudad Condal (Spanish) Postal code 08001-08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... The 14th Pan American Games were held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. ... Santo Domingo de Guzmán, population 2,061,200 (Metro) (2003), estimated 2,253,437 (Metro) in 2006, is the capital and the largest city of the Dominican Republic. ...

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. ... Evgeni Viktorovich Plushenko, (Russian: ) (b. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Michelle Kwan Michelle Kwan (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Cantonese: Gwāan Wihngsāan; born July 7, 1980), is an American figure skater and media celebrity who has won nine U.S. championships, five world championships, and two Olympic medals. ... Shen Xue (Chinese: 申雪, Pinyin: Shēn Xǔe, born November 13, 1978 in Harbin, China) is a pairs figure skater from China. ... Hongbo Zhao (Chinese: 赵宏博 Pinyin: Zhào Hóngbó, born September 22, 1973, is a pairs figure skater from China. ... Shae-Lynn Bourne with Victor Kraatz Shae-Lynn Bourne (born January 24, 1976 in Chatham, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian ice dancer. ... Shae-Lynn Bourne with Victor Kraatz Victor Kraatz (born April 7, 1971 in West-Berlin, Germany) is a Canadian figure skater. ...

Football (American)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Fiesta Bowl, now sponsored by Tostitos tortilla chips (a Frito-Lay product), is a United States college football game played annually since 1971. ... BCS Logo 2006-Present The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) is designed to pair the top two teams in college football against each other in the BCS National Championship Game with the winner being the BCS national champion. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Ohio. ... The University of Miami (also known as UM or just The U) is a private university founded in 1925 with its main campus in the city of Coral Gables in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Date January 26, 2003 Stadium Qualcomm Stadium City San Diego MVP Dexter Jackson, Safety Favorite Raiders by 4 National anthem Dixie Chicks and Celine Dion Coin toss 1972 Miami Dolphins: Don Shula, Bob Griese, Larry Csonka, Larry Little, Jim Langer, Nick Buoniconti, Paul Warfield Referee Bill Carollo Halftime show Shania... City Tampa Bay, Florida Other nicknames The Bucs, Pewter Pirates Team colors Buccaneer Red, Pewter, Black, and Orange Head Coach Jon Gruden Owner Malcolm Glazer General manager Bruce Allen Mascot Captain Fear League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1976–present) American Football Conference (1976) AFC West (1976) National Football Conference... City Oakland, California Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Lane Kiffin Owner Al Davis General manager Michael Lombardi League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–1969) Western Division (1960–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC West (1970–present) Team history Oakland Raiders (1960...

Football (Australian rules football)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Big Men Fly - high marking is a key skill and spectator attribute of Aussie Rules Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the most important skill in Aussie Rules Footy Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy... This article is about the national league in Australian rules football. ... The Brisbane Lions Australian Football Club (the trading name for the Brisbane Bears-Fitzroy Football Club) are an Australian Football League club based in Brisbane, Queensland. ... The Collingwood Football Club, nicknamed The Magpies after the black and white striped guernseys worn by the players, is an Australian rules football club, playing in the elite Australian Football League. ... The Charles Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal and colloquially as Charlie, is the medal awarded to the best and fairest player in the Australian Football League during the regular season (ie not including finals matches) as decided upon by umpires. ... Nathan Buckley (born July 26, 1972) is an Australian rules football player and captain of the Collingwood Football Club. ... Adam Goodes (born January 8, 1980) is an Australian rules football player. ... The Sydney Swans is an Australian Football League (AFL) club based in Sydney, New South Wales. ... Mark Anthony Ricciuto (born June 8, 1975) is a prominent Australian rules football player, representing the Adelaide Crows in the Australian Football League. ... The Adelaide Football Club, nicknamed the Crows, is an Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League, based in Adelaide, South Australia. ... Results and statistics for the Australian Football League season of 2003. ...

Football (Canadian)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Darren Flutie was born on November 18, 1966 in Manchester, Maryland. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... The 91st Grey Cup was the 2003 Canadian Football League championship game played between the Edmonton Eskimos and the Montreal Alouettes on November 16 at Taylor Field, in Regina, Saskatchewan. ... Lions Stampeders Eskimos Roughriders Blue Bombers Tiger-Cats Argonauts Alouettes The Canadian Football League (CFL), also known by its French name, Ligue canadienne de football (LCF), is a professional sports league located in Canada that plays Canadian football, and is the second most popular sports league in Canada. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Montreal Alouettes (French: Alouettes de Montréal) are a Canadian Football League team based in Montreal, Quebec. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Vanier Cup (French: Coupe Vanier) is the championship trophy of Canadian Interuniversity Sport mens football. ... CIS Logo Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) is the national governing body of university sport in Canada. ... Université Laval (Laval University) is the oldest centre of education in Canada, and was the first institution in America to offer higher education in French. ... Logo Saint Marys University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. ...

Football (Soccer)

For an extensive coverage see 2003 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 2003 throughout the world. ... The Confederations Cup The FIFA Confederations Cup is a football (soccer) tournament for national teams, held every four years (previously every two years) by FIFA. It is contested by the winners of each of the six FIFA confederation championships (CAF, CONMEBOL, UEFA, AFC, OFC, CONCACAF), along with the FIFA World... Marc-Vivien Foé Marc-Vivien Foé (May 1, 1975 – June 26, 2003) was a Cameroonian midfield football player, born in Nkolo, Centre Province, Cameroon. ... UEFA Champions League (which used to be named and is often called the European Cup) is an annual club football competition organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... AC Milan is an Italian football club. ... Ricardo scores a decisive penalty in the quarterfinals of EURO 2004 Kicks from the penalty mark (commonly referred to as a penalty shootout) are sometimes used to decide which team progresses to the next stage of a tournament following a tied result in a game of association football (soccer). ... Juventus Football Club (Latin for Youth, pronounced yoo-VEHN-toos) is one of Italys oldest and most successful football clubs, based in Turin. ... Old Trafford (given the nickname The Theatre of Dreams by Sir. ... AC Milan is an Italian football club. ... The UEFA Cup is a football competition for European club teams, organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). ... FC Porto emblem (Larger version) Futebol Clube do Porto (short: FC Porto, FCP) is a Portuguese sports club, best known for its football section. ... Celtic Football Club (pronounced seltik in IPA) AIM: CCP is a Scottish football club, competing in the Scottish Premier League, the highest form of competition in Scotland. ... Silver goal was a method used in association football to decide the result of games in elimination matches which end in a draw after the end of the ordinary time. ... Vanderlei Fernandes Silva, simply known as Derlei (born July 14, 1975 in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil) is a Brazilian football (soccer) player. ... FC Porto emblem (Larger version) Futebol Clube do Porto (short: FC Porto, FCP) is a Portuguese sports club, best known for its football section. ... The European Super Cup (UEFA Super Cup) is at stake in an annual football game between the reigning champions of the UEFA Cup(formally UEFA Cup Winners Cup) and the Champions League. ... AC Milan is an Italian football club. ... FC Porto emblem (Larger version) Futebol Clube do Porto (short: FC Porto, FCP) is a Portuguese sports club, best known for its football section. ... Champions League Logo Copa Libertadores Logo The European/South American Cup, commonly referred to as the Intercontinental Cup or Toyota Cup, was a football competition endorsed by UEFA and CONMEBOL, contested between the winners of the European Champions League and the South American Copa Libertadores in a match played each... Club Atlético Boca Juniors is one of the most popular Argentine sports clubs, best known for its football team. ... AC Milan is an Italian football club. ... Club Atlético Boca Juniors is one of the most popular Argentine sports clubs, best known for its football team. ... The FIFA Womens World Cup 2003 was held in the United States and won by Germany. ... Extra time is an additional period played at the end of some games of football (soccer) if the score is tied after the two standard periods (halves) of play. ...

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 - traditional Irish sports, such as hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, handball, and rounders. ... Camogie (in Irish, Camógaíocht) is a Celtic team sport, the female variant of hurling. ... // History Gaelic football Hurling External links Tipperary on Hoganstand. ... For more details of Cork GAA see Cork Senior Football Championship or Cork Senior Hurling Championship. ... 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. ... :For more details of Tyrone football see Tyrone Senior Club Football Championship or Tyrone Senior Club Hurling Championship. ... The Armagh County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Coiste Chontae Ard Mhacha) or Armagh GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Armagh. ... 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. ... :For more details of Tyrone football see Tyrone Senior Club Football Championship or Tyrone Senior Club Hurling Championship. ... For more details of Laois GAA see Laois Senior Football Championship or Laois Senior Hurling Championship or Laois Intermediate Football Championship or Laois Intermediate Hurling Championship or Laois Junior Football Championship or Laois Junior Hurling Championship or Laois Under 21 Football Championship or Laois Minor Football Championship or Laois Minor... Ladies Gaelic Football is the most prominent amateur team sport for women in Ireland. ... The Mayo County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Maigh Eo) or Mayo GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Mayo and the Mayo inter-county football and hurling teams. ... For more details of Laois GAA see Laois Senior Football Championship or Laois Senior Hurling Championship or Laois Intermediate Football Championship or Laois Intermediate Hurling Championship or Laois Junior Football Championship or Laois Junior Hurling Championship or Laois Under 21 Football Championship or Laois Minor Football Championship or Laois Minor... For the Cornish sport, see Cornish Hurling. ... 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 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. ... For more details of Cork GAA see Cork Senior Football Championship or Cork Senior Hurling Championship. ... 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. ...

Gliding

The World Gliding Championships is a gliding competition held every two years or so. ... Coat of Arms of Leszno Leszno (pronunciation) is a town in central Poland with 63,300 inhabitants (2001). ... The Schempp-Hirth Nimbus-4 is a glider built by Schempp-Hirth and designed by Klaus Holighaus. ... A Ventus-2bx at the 2005 European Gliding Championships in Räyskäla, Finland. ... The Schleicher ASW 27 is a 15 metre Class glider built of modern fibre reinforced composites. ... The Schempp-Hirth Discus 2 is a Standard Class sailplane produced by Schempp-Hirth since 1998. ... The World Gliding Championships is a gliding competition held every two years or so. ... Nitra - City Center Nitra (German: ( ); Hungarian: / Nyitria [archaic]) is a city in western Slovakia (and the fourth largest urban settlement in Slovakia) situated at the foot of Zobor Mountain in the Nitra River valley. ... The PZL PW-5 is a sailplane of Polish manufacture. ...

Golf

Men's golf Greg Norman on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ...

  • Major Championship results:
    • April 10-13 — The MastersMike Weir becomes the first Canadian and the first left-handed golfer to win The Masters. He defeats Len Mattiace on the first playoff hole.
    • June 12-15 — U.S. OpenJim Furyk. Tournament takes place at Olympia Fields, and Furyk wins his first major by 3 shots.
    • July 17-20 — British OpenBen Curtis, a virtual unknown, shocks the world by posting a -1 283, a single shot ahead of Thomas Björn and Vijay Singh at the very difficult Royal St. George's.
    • August 14-17 — PGA ChampionshipShaun Micheel, another virtual unknown, wins by 2 shots at the tough Oak Hill Country Club.
  • Other highlights
    • March 2 — Tiger Woods wins the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, defeating David Toms 2 and 1.
    • April 20 — Davis Love III chips in on the 72nd hole to force a playoff, which he wins, giving him his fifth victory at the MCI Heritage at Harbour Town.
    • May 22 — At the Colonial Open golf tournament, LPGA champion Annika Sörenstam became the first woman in 58 years to compete in a men's professional golf tournament.
    • June 1 — Kenny Perry wins for the second straight week, this time at The Memorial, held at Muirfield Village Golf Club.
    • July 6 — Tiger Woods wins the 100th Western Open at Cog Hill
    • November 23 — Presidents Cup — For the first time ever, the Cup is shared between the United States and International teams.
  • Awards
    • PGA Tour Player of the Year - Tiger Woods wins for an unprecedented fifth consecutive year.
    • PGA Tour leading money winner - Vijay Singh, with earnings of $7,349,907 in 27 events.
    • PGA Tour rookie of the year - Ben Curtis
    • Champions Tour leading money winner - Tom Watson with earnings of $1,853,108 in 14 events.

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. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... Michael Richard Weir O.Ont. ... Michael Campbell holding U.S. Open Trophy The United States Open Championship is the annual mens open golf tournament of the United States. ... James Michael Furyk (born May 12, 1970) is an American golfer, known for consistently playing at the top level and for a visibly unconventional, looping golf swing. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... Ben Curtis (born May 26, 1977) is an American golfer who was born in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in Ostrander, Ohio. ... 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... Shaun Carl Micheel (b. ... Nationality  United States Birth December 30, 1975 (age 31) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 2 in (1. ... The WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship is one of the annual World Golf Championships for male professional golfers. ... David Wayne Toms (born January 4, 1967 in Monroe, Louisiana) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. ... Davis Love III Davis Milton Love III (Davis Love the Third) is an American professional golfer. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...   (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer. ... Kenny Perry (born August 10, 1960 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky) is an American professional golfer. ... Nationality  United States Birth December 30, 1975 (age 31) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 2 in (1. ... Presidents Cup official logo Presidents Cup redirects here. ... link titleThe word international can mean: Between nations or encompassing several nations. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours dominated by men. ... Nationality  United States Birth December 30, 1975 (age 31) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 2 in (1. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours dominated by men. ... 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... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours dominated by men. ... Ben Curtis (born May 26, 1977) is an American golfer who was born in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in Ostrander, Ohio. ... 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. ... // Thomas Sturges Watson (born September 4, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri) is an golfer on the Champions Tour, who still occasionally competes in PGA Tour events. ...

The Kraft Nabisco Championship (originally the Colgate/Dinah Shore Winners Circle Championship) is one of the four major golf tournaments for women on the LPGA Tour. ... Patricia Meunier-Lebouc (born 16 November 1972 in Dijon, France) is a French golfer. ... The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... Hilary Lunke (born Hilary Homeyer on June 7, 1979 in Edina, Minnesota) is an American professional golfer. ... Kelly Robbins (born September 29, 1969 in Mt. ... 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. ...   (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer. ... The Womens British Open, also known for sponsorship reasons as the Weetabix Womens British Open, is one of the leading events in womens professional golf, being the only tournament which is classified as a major by both the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA Tour. ...   (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer. ...   (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... Michelle Sung Wie (born October 11, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is a professional American golfer who has gained attention for her many attempts to make a cut at a PGA Tour event. ... The logo of the USGA The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities and the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico. ...

Handball

Handball player leaps towards the goal prior to throwing the ball, while the goalkeeper extends himself trying to stop it. ... The 2003 World Mens Handball Championship took place in Portugal from January 20 to February 2, 2003. ...

Thoroughbred horse racing

Thoroughbred horse racing is the main form of horse-racing throughout the world. ... The 1976 cup won by Van Der Hum. ... Makybe Diva is a British-bred racehorse that was taken to Australia where she became the first thoroughbred to win the prestigious Melbourne Cup three times - in 2003 and 2004, and again in 2005 when she also won the Cox Plate. ... 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. ... Wando County (Wando-gun) is a county in South Jeolla Province, South Korea. ... 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). ... Dalakhani is a racehorse owned and bred by HH Aga Khan IV, and trained by Alain de Royer-Dupre. ... 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. ... The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... The Two Thousand Guineas Stakes is a Group 1 1 mile (1600 meters) thoroughbred flat racing horse race for 3-year-olds colts and fillies run in May of each year over the Rowley Mile at Newmarket, Suffolk, England. ... Epsom Derby, Théodore Géricault, 1821. ... The St. ... The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... Churchill Downs racetrack, 1998 The Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged annually in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ... Funny Cide is a champion American thoroughbred race horse bred at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutts WinStar Farm in Versailles, Kentucky, and foaled on April 20, 2000 at the McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbred Farm, owned by Joe and Anne McMahon in the upstate New York town of Saratoga Springs. ... The Preakness Stakes is a classic 1 3/16 mile (1. ... Funny Cide is a champion American thoroughbred race horse bred at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutts WinStar Farm in Versailles, Kentucky, and foaled on April 20, 2000 at the McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbred Farm, owned by Joe and Anne McMahon in the upstate New York town of Saratoga Springs. ... The Belmont Stakes is a prestigious Grade I stakes 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. ... Adoration (Latin ad, to, and as, mouth; i. ... The Breeders Cup Juvenile is a Thoroughbred horse race for 2-year-old colts and geldings. ... For the Thoroughbred racehorse see: Action This Day (horse) It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Hot Space. ... 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. ... Halfbridled is a dark bay or brown thoroughbred filly bred by Wertheimer et Frère in Kentucky. ... The Breeders Cup Mile is a 1-mile Grade 1 Weight for Age stakes race for thoroughbred racehorses three years old and up run annually since 1984 at a different racetrack in the United States or Canada as part of the Breeders Cup. ... Pāramitā (Sanskrit) or Parami (Pāli): Perfection or Transcendent (lit. ... 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. ... High Chaparral is a racehorse, winner of the Epsom Derby in 2002, and the winner of the Breeders Cup Turf in 2002 & 2003 (albeit dead-heating in the latter). ...

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

See also: 2002-03 NHL season and 2003-04 NHL season 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 Trophy is given to the National Hockey League player with the most points scored at the end of the regular season. ... NHL redirects here. ...   (born July 20, 1973 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden) is a professional ice hockey player from Sweden. ... The Colorado Avalanche are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado. ... 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. ...   (born July 20, 1973 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden) is a professional ice hockey player from Sweden. ... The Colorado Avalanche are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado. ... 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 New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, commonly referred to as the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, are a professional ice hockey team based in Anaheim, California. ... Conn Smythe Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Conn Smythe Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the most valuable player during the National Hockey Leagues Stanley Cup playoffs. ... Jean-Sébastien Jiggy Giguère (born May 16, 1977 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a French Canadian professional hockey goaltender. ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event put together by the IIHF, the International Ice Hockey Federation, since 1930. ... Beijing (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: Běijīng; Wade-Giles: Pei-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Peking), is the capital city of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Sars may refer to any of the following: Severe acute respiratory syndrome, commonly abbreviated as SARS Michael Sars, a Norwegian biologist, father of Georg Sars Georg Sars, a Norwegian biologist, son of Michael Sars Special Administrative Regions, commonly abbreviated as SARs Sars, Perm Krai, an urban settlement in Perm Krai... The 2003 Memorial Cup occurred May 17-25 at the Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec. ... The Kitchener Rangers are a junior ice hockey team based in Kitchener, Ontario; in Canada a junior team is one for players aged 15 to 20. ... The Gatineau Olympiques are a junior ice hockey team playing in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League out of Gatineau, Quebec. ... The 2002-03 NHL season was the 86th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The 2003-04 NHL season was the 87th regular season of the National Hockey League. ...


Lacrosse

The Dive Shot. Lacrosse is a team sport that is played by ten players (men) or twelve players (women), each of whom uses a netted stick (the crosse) in order to pass and catch a very hard rubber ball with the aim of scoring goals (each worth one point traditionally... The Victoria Shamrocks are a Senior A box lacrosse club, based in Victoria, British Columbia. ... The Mann Cup is the trophy awarded to the senior mens lacrosse champions of Canada. ... Nickname: The Garden City Motto: Industry and Liberality Location of St. ... The Minto Cup is awarded annually to the champion junior mens lacrosse team of Canada. ... The inaugural World Indoor Lacrosse Championship was held in Hamilton, Kitchener, Mississauga, and Oshawa, Ontario, Canada in May 2003. ... The Iroquois Confederacy (Haudenosaunee, also known as the League of Peace and Power, Five Nations, or Six Nations) is a group of First Nations/Native Americans. ... The Toronto Rock are a member of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), a North American professional sports league. ... The Champions Cup is the trophy awarded to the playoff winners in the National Lacrosse League. ... The Rochester Knighthawks are a professional lacrosse team in the National Lacrosse League. ... The Long Island Lizards are Uniondale, New Yorks professional lacrosse team. ... The Steinfeld Cup is the trophy given annually to the winners of the New Balance Major League Lacrosse Championship. ... The Baltimore Bayhawks are Baltimore, Marylands professional lacrosse team. ... ... Middlebury College is a small, highly selective liberal arts college located in the rural New England shire town of Middlebury, Vermont, United States. ...

Radiosport

The term Radiosport is of modern Eastern European origin and is used to describe one of several competitive amateur radio activities. ... High Speed Telegraphy (HST) competitions challenge individuals to correctly receive and copy Morse code transmissions sent at very high speeds. ... For things named after Minsk, see Minsk (disambiguation) The Mariinsky Cathedral, 1732 Minsk (Belarusian: Менск, Мінск; Russian: Минск) (population 1. ...

Rugby Union

A rugby union scrum. ... The Antim Cup is contested between the rugby union teams of Romania (The Oaks) and Georgia (The Lelos). It is named after the Romanian Orthodox Metropolitan who came from Georgia. ... The Bledisloe Cup Rugby Unions Bledisloe Cup is contested between Australias Wallabies and New Zealands All Blacks. ... First international Australia 3 - 22 New Zealand (15 August 1903) Largest win New Zealand 145 - 17 Japan (4 June 1995) Worst defeat Australia 28 - 7 New Zealand (28 August 1999) World Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 1987 All Blacks is the name of New Zealands... First international British Isles 3 - 13 Australia (24 June 1899) Largest win Namibia 0 - 142 Australia (25 October 2003) Worst defeat South Africa 61 - 22 Australia (23 August 1997) World Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 1991, 1999 The Australian national rugby union team is the representative... Calcutta Cup The Calcutta Cup is a rugby union trophy awarded to the winner of the annual Six Nations Championship match between England and Scotland. ... First international (also the worlds first) Scotland 4 - 1 England (27 March 1871) Largest win England 134 - 0 Romania (17 November 2001) Worst defeat Australia 76 - 0 England (6 June 1998) World Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 2003 The England national rugby union team (also... First international (also the worlds first) Scotland 4 - 1 England (27 March 1871) Largest win Scotland 100 - Japan 8 (13 November 2004) Worst defeat Scotland 10 - South Africa 68 (6 December 1997) World Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1987) Best result 4th 1991 The Scotland national rugby union team... First international Samoa 0 - 6 Fiji (18 August 1924) Largest win South Korea 3 - 74 Samoa (1993) Worst defeat Australia 73 -3 Samoa (1994) World Cup Appearances 4 (First in 1991) Best result Quarter Finals, 1991, 1995 The national rugby union team of Samoa is called Manu Samoa (the name... The Heineken Cup sponsored by Heineken (known as the H Cup in France due to alcohol advertising laws) is an annual rugby union competition involving leading club, regional and provincial teams from the Six Nations: England, France, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and Italy. ... Stade Toulousain usually known as Toulouse is a French rugby union club from the countrys rugby capital, Toulouse in Midi-Pyrénées. ... Union Sportive Arlequins Perpignan (French) or Unió Esportiva Arlequins Perpinyà (Catalan), generally abbreviated as USAP, is a French rugby union club that plays in the city of Perpignan. ... The Six Nations Championship (referred to as RBS 6 Nations for sponsorship reasons), (2000-) formerly known as the Five Nations Championship, is an annual international rugby union competition held between six European sides; England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. ... First international (also the worlds first) Scotland 4 - 1 England (27 March 1871) Largest win England 134 - 0 Romania (17 November 2001) Worst defeat Australia 76 - 0 England (6 June 1998) World Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 2003 The England national rugby union team (also... The William Webb Ellis Trophy, the main prize of the Rugby Union World Cup The Rugby World Cup is the premier international Rugby Union contest in the world, first held jointly in Australia and New Zealand in 1987, a full 33 years after the first Rugby League World Cup and... First international (also the worlds first) Scotland 4 - 1 England (27 March 1871) Largest win England 134 - 0 Romania (17 November 2001) Worst defeat Australia 76 - 0 England (6 June 1998) World Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 2003 The England national rugby union team (also... First international British Isles 3 - 13 Australia (24 June 1899) Largest win Namibia 0 - 142 Australia (25 October 2003) Worst defeat South Africa 61 - 22 Australia (23 August 1997) World Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 1991, 1999 The Australian national rugby union team is the representative... The Tri Nations Series is an annual international Rugby Union series held between Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. ... The World Sevens Series is an international rugby union sevens series of tournaments run by the International Rugby Board. ...

Skiing

Deep powder skiing Alpine skier carving a turn on piste Members of the U.S. Air Force skiing (and snowboarding) at Keystone Resorts 14th Annual SnoFest This article is about snow skiing. ... Alpine skier carving a turn on piste 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. ... Stephan Eberharter (born March 23, 1969) is an Austrian skier who has won the World Cup (overall) title in 2002 and 2003. ... Janica Kostelić Janica Kostelić (born January 5, 1982 in Zagreb) is a female skier from Croatia and one of the best female skiers in the world. ...

Snooker

Snooker is a cue 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. ... Mark Williams (born 21 March 1975, Cwm, Wales) is a Welsh 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. ... Mark Williams (born 21 March 1975, Cwm, Wales) is a Welsh 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 animals use to move through water using only movements of the body, often for exercise, fun and competition. ... Barcelona, Spain was the host city of the X FINA World Aquatics Championships or the 10th FINA World Championships in Aquatics, which were held from July 12 till July 27, 2003. ... For other uses, see Barcelona (disambiguation). ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... The Swimming Tournament during the 2003 Summer Universiade, also known as the XXII Summer Universiade, took place in Daegu, South Korea from August 24 till August 30, 2003. ... Daegu, also spelled Taegu, officially called Daegu Metropolitan City, is the 4th largest city in South Korea after Seoul, Busan, and Incheon. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... The European SC Championships 2003 were held in Dublin between 11th and 14th December. ... This article is about the city in Ireland. ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th 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. ... Andre Kirk Agassi (born April 29, 1970, in Las Vegas, Nevada) is a former World No. ... Rainer Schüttler (born April 25, 1976, Korbach, Germany) is a professional tennis player from Germany. ... 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. ... Juan Carlos Ferrero Donat (born February 12, 1980) is a former World No. ... Martin Willem Verkerk (born 31 October 1978 in Leiderdorp, Netherlands) is a Dutch 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. ... Roger Federer (born August 8, 1981) is a Swiss tennis professional, currently ranked World No. ... Mark Anthony Philippoussis (born November 7, 1976 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian tennis player. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Andrew Stephen (Andy) Roddick (born August 30, 1982) is an American professional tennis player and a former World No. ... Juan Carlos Ferrero Donat (born February 12, 1980) is a former World No. ... 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. ... Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American former World No. ... Venus Ebone Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980 in Lynwood, California, United States) 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. ... Justine Henin ( ) (born June 1, 1982 in Liège) is the current World No. ... Kim Clijsters IPA  , (born June 8, 1981 in Bilzen, Belgium) currently is the fourth ranked female tennis player in the world, a former number one player, the 2005 U.S. Open champion, and the winner of the 2002 and 2003 WTA Tour Championships. ... Wimbledon logo The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly referred to as simply Wimbledon, is the oldest and arguably most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American former World No. ... Venus Ebone Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980 in Lynwood, California, United States) is a former World No. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Justine Henin ( ) (born June 1, 1982 in Liège) is the current World No. ... Kim Clijsters IPA  , (born June 8, 1981 in Bilzen, Belgium) currently is the fourth ranked female tennis player in the world, a former number one player, the 2005 U.S. Open champion, and the winner of the 2002 and 2003 WTA Tour Championships. ... 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. ... Peter Pete Sampras (b. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... Michael Te-Pei Chang (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; born February 22, 1972, in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ...

Water polo

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. ... Barcelona, Spain was the host city of the X FINA World Aquatics Championships or the 10th FINA World Championships in Aquatics, which were held from July 12 till July 27, 2003. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (Catalan) Ciudad Condal (Spanish) Postal code 08001-08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... Barcelona, Spain was the host city of the X FINA World Aquatics Championships or the 10th FINA World Championships in Aquatics, which were held from July 12 till July 27, 2003. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (Catalan) Ciudad Condal (Spanish) Postal code 08001-08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ...

Yacht racing

Inshore yacht racing on Sydney Harbour, Australia Yacht racing is the sport of competitive sailing. ... Landlocked countries of the world. ... The Americas Cup trophy The Americas Cup is the most famous and most prestigious regatta in the sport of sailing, and the oldest active trophy in international sport, predating the FA Cup by two decades and the Modern Olympics by 45 years. ... The Swiss syndicate Alinghi was the winner at the Americas Cup yachting regatta in Auckland in 2003, against the defenders Team New Zealand. ... Team New Zealand (TNZ) is an Americas Cup sailing team which is based in Auckland and is representative of all of New Zealand. ...

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 14th Pan American Games were held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. ... Santo Domingo, population 2,061,200 (2003), is the capital of the Dominican Republic. ... The 7th All-Africa Games were played from September 10, 1999 to September 19, 1999 in Greater Johannesburg, South Africa. ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Cities in Nigeria | Capitals in Africa ... {{Asiad infobox | Name = V Winter Asian Games | Logo = 5th winter asiad. ... At Osorezan Aomori Prefecture (青森県 Aomoriken or frequently Aomori-ken) is located in the Tohoku region of Japan. ... The Afro-Asian Games held at Hyderabad, India in 2003 were the first such instance of a sporting event involving the two continents. ... Hyderabad or Haydarābād (Telugu: హైదరాబాదు Urdu: حیدر آباد ) is the capital city of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. ... The 2003 Summer Universiade, also known as the XXII Summer Universiade, took place in Daegu, South Korea. ... Daegu, also spelled Taegu, officially called Daegu Metropolitan City, is the 4th largest city in South Korea after Seoul, Busan, and Incheon. ... The 2003 Winter Universiade, the XXI Winter Universiade, took place in Tarvisio, Italy. ... Tarvisio (German und Friulian: Tarvis, slovenian: Trbiž) is a town in Italy located in the northeastern part of the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia in the Province of Udine, at the border both to Austria and Slovenia, in the Val Canale. ...

Awards

In 1931, the first and most prestigious Athlete of the Year award in the United States was initiated by the Associated Press (AP). ... Lance Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas) is a retired American professional road racing cyclist. ... Police officer on a bicycle Cycling is a recreation, a sport and a means of transport across land. ... In 1931, the first and most prestigious Athlete of the Year award in the United States was initiated by the Associated Press (AP). ...   (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...

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