1970 in sports

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

Years in sports: 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
Years: 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973

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

  • Men's European Nations Cup held in Brussels and won by West Germany

Figure skatingEdit

GolfEdit

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racingEdit

Thoroughbred 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.