1969 in Sports
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1969 in Sports

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

Alpine skiing

American football

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

Association football

Athletics

Australian rules football

Bandy

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Canadian football

Cricket

Cycling

Figure skating

Golf

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing

Horse racing

  • 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

Motorsport

Rugby league

Rugby union

Snooker

Tennis

Awards

Further reading

  • 1969: The Year Everything Changed by Rob Kirkpatrick. Skyhorse Publishing, 2009. ISBN 978-1-60239-366-0.

References

  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 2009.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ First Female Hockey Player Made Debut in 1969" Wisconsin Hockey News, August 15, 2000

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