1979 in sports

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See also: 1978 in sports, other events of 1979, 1980 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.


Auto Racing

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing


Cricket

Cycling


Field Hockey

  • March 10 - In an international women's field hockey match at Wembley Stadium,England.England drew 0-0 with Ireland.
  • August - The 2nd Women's World Field Hockey Championships was held at Vancouver,Canada with the Netherlands as the champions.

Figure Skating

Football (American)

Football (Australian Rules)

Football (Canadian)

Football (Soccer)

Sport Club Internacional Brazilian Champion, without defeats.

Golf

Men's Golf

  • PGA tour's leading money winner for the year: Tom Watson - $462,636


Women's Golf

Thoroughbred Horse Racing


Harness Racing



Ice Hockey

Skiing


Snooker


Tennis

General sporting events

  • September 7 - The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) makes its debut.

Births

January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

Deaths

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