1987 in sports

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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 skiing[edit]

American football[edit]

Artistic gymnastics[edit]

Association football[edit]

  • FA Cup final – Coventry City defeated Tottenham Hotspur 3-2

Australian rules football[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canadian football[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Dogsled racing[edit]

Field hockey[edit]

  • 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 skating[edit]

Gaelic Athletic Association[edit]

Golf[edit]

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey[edit]

Lacrosse[edit]

Motor racing[edit]

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Snooker[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Taekwondo[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

  • 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 polo[edit]

  • 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 racing[edit]

Multi-sport events[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]