1979 in sports

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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 skiing[edit]

American football[edit]

Artistic gymnastics[edit]

Association football[edit]

Australian rules football[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canadian football[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Dogsled racing[edit]

Field hockey[edit]

  • 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, Canada with the Netherlands as the champions.

Figure skating[edit]

Golf[edit]

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey[edit]

Motor racing[edit]

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Snooker[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Multi-sport events[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google book review: Turnen and sport: transatlantic transfers author: Annette R. Hofmann, accessed: 12 January 2010
  2. ^ Bowls German Football League website, accessed: 16 January 2011