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

Alpine skiing edit

American football edit

Artistic gymnastics edit

Athletics edit

Baseball edit

Basketball edit

Boxing edit

  • 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 football edit

Cricket edit

Cycling edit

Field hockey edit

Figure skating edit

Golf edit

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing edit

Horse racing edit


Flat races

Ice hockey edit

Lacrosse edit

  • 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.

Motorsport edit

Rugby league edit

Snooker edit

Speed skating edit

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

Swimming edit

Tennis edit

Volleyball edit

Yacht racing edit

Multi-sport events edit

Awards edit

References edit

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  2. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 3 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Our Games | Commonwealth Games Federation". thecgf.com. Archived from the original on 4 January 2022. Retrieved 4 January 2022.