1987 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
Years: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990

Alpine skiingEdit

American footballEdit

Artistic gymnasticsEdit

Association footballEdit

Australian rules footballEdit

AthleticsEdit

BaseballEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

Canadian footballEdit

CricketEdit

CyclingEdit

Dogsled racingEdit

Field hockeyEdit

  • Men's Champions Trophy won by West Germany
  • Women's Champions Trophy won by the Netherlands
  • Men's European Nations Cup won by the Netherlands
  • Women's European Nations Cup won by the Netherlands

Figure skatingEdit

Gaelic Athletic AssociationEdit

GolfEdit

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racingEdit

Horse racingEdit

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockeyEdit

LacrosseEdit

MotorsportEdit

Rugby leagueEdit

Rugby unionEdit

SnookerEdit

SwimmingEdit

TaekwondoEdit

TennisEdit

VolleyballEdit

  • Asia Volleyball Championships won by Japan (men) and China (women)
  • European Volleyball Championships in Gent, Belgium won by USSR (men) and DDR (women)
  • Pan American Games Volleyball in Indianapolis won by USA (men) and Cuba (women)

Water poloEdit

  • Men's World Cup held in Thessaloniki won by Yugoslavia
  • Men's event at Pan American Games held in Indianapolis won by USA
  • Men's European European Championship held in Strasbourg won by USSR
  • Women's European Championship held in Strasbourg won by the Netherlands

Yacht racingEdit

Multi-sport eventsEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit