1970 in Sports
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1970 in Sports

1970 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Alpine skiing

American football

Artistic gymnastics

Athletics

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

  • 15 February - Carlos Cruz, Featherweight Boxing Champion died in a plane crash
  • 16 February - Joe Frazier wins the undisputed World Heavyweight title with the knock out of Jimmy Ellis in five rounds.
  • 30 December - death of Sonny Liston (38), former heavyweight champion

Canadian football

Cricket

Cycling

Field hockey

  • Men's European Nations Cup held in Brussels and won by West Germany

Figure skating

Golf

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing

Thoroughbred racing

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey

Lacrosse

  • STX is founded by Richard B.C. Tucker Sr.
  • The New Westminster Salmonbellies win the Mann Cup.
  • The Whitby Transporters win the Castrol Cup.
  • The Lakeshore Maple Leafs win the Minto Cup.

Motorsport

Rugby league

Snooker

Speed skating

  • First ISU Sprint Speed Skating Championships for Men and Ladies held in West Allis, U.S.A.

Swimming

Tennis

Volleyball

Yacht racing

Multi-sport events

Awards

References

  1. ^ Mullen, Brigid (21 April 2006). "The Love of the Game: Football is not just a sport for guys; girls embrace it too". Sports Illustrated.

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