1970 in sports

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1970 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports

1970 in sports

Alpine skiingEdit

American footballEdit

Artistic gymnasticsEdit

AthleticsEdit

BaseballEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

  • 15 February – Carlos Cruz, Featherweight Boxing Champion died in a plane crash
  • 16 February – Joe Frazier wins the undisputed World Heavyweight title with the knock out of Jimmy Ellis in five rounds.
  • 30 December – death of Sonny Liston (38), former heavyweight champion

Canadian footballEdit

CricketEdit

CyclingEdit

Field hockeyEdit

Figure skatingEdit

GolfEdit

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racingEdit

Horse racingEdit

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockeyEdit

LacrosseEdit

  • STX is founded by Richard B.C. Tucker Sr.
  • The New Westminster Salmonbellies win the Mann Cup.
  • The Whitby Transporters win the Castrol Cup.
  • The Lakeshore Maple Leafs win the Minto Cup.

MotorsportEdit

Rugby leagueEdit

SnookerEdit

Speed skatingEdit

  • First ISU Sprint Speed Skating Championships for Men and Ladies held in West Allis, U.S.A.

SwimmingEdit

TennisEdit

VolleyballEdit

Yacht racingEdit

Multi-sport eventsEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mullen, Brigid (21 April 2006). "The Love of the Game: Football is not just a sport for guys; girls embrace it too". Sports Illustrated.
  2. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 3 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Our Games | Commonwealth Games Federation". thecgf.com. Retrieved 4 January 2022.