1977 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Alpine skiing Edit

American football Edit

Association football Edit

  • Liverpool dominate English and European football, winning both the European Cup and the Football League Championship, but they miss out on a "treble" by losing in the FA Cup final.
  • January 18 – death of Luciano Re Cecconi (28), Lazio and Italy, who was shot during a hoax robbery
  • October 1 - Pelé played the final game of his storied career at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. He played the first half for his current club, the New York Cosmos, and the second half for his old Brazilian club Santos.

Australian rules football Edit

Baseball Edit

Basketball Edit

Boxing Edit

  • After 13 years and 82 contests, including 14 title defences, World Middleweight Champion Carlos Monzón retired undefeated.

Canadian football Edit

Cricket Edit

  • 12–17 March, Melbourne - Centenary Test played between Australia and England to commemorate 100th anniversary of first Test match. Australia won by 45 runs, exactly the same margin as in the first Test match in 1877.
  • World Series Cricket begins playing games in competition to official International Cricket Council sanctioned matches.

Cycling Edit

Dogsled racing 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

Motorsport Edit

Radiosport Edit

Rugby league Edit

Rugby union Edit

Snooker Edit

Swimming Edit

Tennis Edit

Volleyball Edit

Yacht racing Edit

General sporting events Edit

Awards Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 3 January 2022.