1969 in sports

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1969 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.


Years in sports: 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
Years: 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972

Alpine skiing[edit]

American football[edit]

College football's centennial year was marked by racial strife.[1]

Association football[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Australian rules football[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canadian football[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Figure skating[edit]

Golf[edit]

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

  • February 11 – Diana Crump becomes first woman jockey to ride against men in USA racing
  • February 22 – Barbara Jo Rubin becomes the first female winner of a USA race

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey[edit]

Motor racing[edit]

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Snooker[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Awards[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oriard, Michael (2009-09-03). "College Football's Season of Discontent:How today's game was shaped by the racial strife of 1969". Slate. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 6 September 2009. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ First Female Hockey Player Made Debut in 1969" Wisconsin Hockey News, August 15, 2000