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1969 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
Years: 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972

Contents

Alpine skiingEdit

American footballEdit

College football's centennial year was marked by racial strife.[1]

Association footballEdit

AthleticsEdit

Australian rules footballEdit

BandyEdit

BaseballEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

Canadian footballEdit

CricketEdit

CyclingEdit

Figure skatingEdit

GolfEdit

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racingEdit

Horse racingEdit

  • February 11 – Diana Crump becomes first woman jockey to ride against men in USA racing
  • February 22 – Barbara Jo Rubin becomes the first female winner of a USA race

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockeyEdit

MotorsportEdit

Rugby leagueEdit

Rugby unionEdit

SnookerEdit

TennisEdit

AwardsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • 1969: The Year Everything Changed by Rob Kirkpatrick. Skyhorse Publishing, 2009. ISBN 978-1-60239-366-0.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oriard, Michael (2009-09-03). "College Football's Season of Discontent:How today's game was shaped by the racial strife of 1969". Slate. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 6 September 2009.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved February 24, 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ First Female Hockey Player Made Debut in 1969" Wisconsin Hockey News, August 15, 2000