1979 in sports

1979 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
Years: 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

Alpine skiingEdit

American footballEdit

Artistic gymnasticsEdit

Association footballEdit

Australian rules footballEdit

BaseballEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

Canadian footballEdit

CricketEdit

CyclingEdit

Dogsled racingEdit

Field hockeyEdit

  • 1979 Pan American Games men's competition held in San Juan, Puerto Rico and won by Argentina
  • August – The 2nd Women's World Field Hockey Championships are held at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with the Netherlands as the champions.

Figure skatingEdit

GolfEdit

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racingEdit

Horse racingEdit

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockeyEdit

MotorsportEdit

Rugby leagueEdit

Rugby unionEdit

SnookerEdit

SwimmingEdit

TennisEdit

VolleyballEdit

Water poloEdit

Multi-sport eventsEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Google book review: Turnen and sport: transatlantic transfers author: Annette R. Hofmann, accessed: 12 January 2010
  2. ^ Bowls Archived 2015-09-29 at the Wayback Machine German Football League website, accessed: 16 January 2011