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What sports events happened in 1994?
Sporting Highlights for 1994
|April||Golf Masters won by José María Olazábal (1st win)|
|May||Tennis French Open won by Sergi Bruguera and A. Sanchez Vicario|
|June||Golf US Open won by Ernie Els.|
|June 17 – July 17||FIFA World Cup (Football) tournament was held in US, won by Brazil|
What sports events happened in 2008?
Sporting Highlights for 2008
|May||Tennis French Open won by Rafael Nadal (Spain) and Ana Ivanovic (Serbia).|
|June 5-7||The Celtics won the NBA title|
|June||Golf US Open won by Tiger Woods.|
|July||the 2008 Cycling Tour de France was won by Carlos Sastre.|
Which athletes were popular in 2008?
Top 37 athletes of 2008
- Michael Phelps. Phelps won eight gold medals in Beijing, breaking the 26-year-old record for gold medals in a single summer Olympics.
- Iker Cassilas. Editor’s note: 2008 witnessed some awesome individual performances.
- Shelly-Ann Fraser.
- Manny Pacquiao.
- Lorena Ochoa.
- Colt McCoy.
- Brad Lidge.
- Brock Lesnar.
What major events took place in 1960s?
The Sixties dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, the 60s also saw the assassinations of US President John F Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Cuban Missile Crisis, and finally ended on a good note when the first man is landed on the moon .
What were two of the greatest sports moments that occurred in the 1960’s?
Sporting Highlights for 1960 The major events of this year in sport were the Summer Olympics in Rome Italy and the Winter Olympic Games in Squaw Valley USA.
What happened in the summer of 1994?
The summer of ’94 had a somber start with both Kurt Cobain and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis passing away shortly before the season began. 18. Simpson murder case extended into 1995, but the saga started on June 13, 1994, when Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman were found dead.
What was the major sports event in 2010?
The year 2010 had three major multi-sport events, the Winter Olympics, FIFA World Cup and the Commonwealth Games. Athletes from Spain performed well, with Spain winning the World Cup, Alberto Contador winning the Tour de France and Rafael Nadal taking over the mantle of Federer in the world of tennis.
What was the most popular sport in 1994?
1 American football. Super Bowl XXVIII – Dallas Cowboys won 30–13 over the Buffalo Bills. 2 Association football. 3 Australian rules football. 4 Basketball. 5 Canadian football. 6 Dogsled racing 7 Field Hockey 8 Figure skating 9 Gaelic Athletic Association. 10 Handball
What was the highlight of sports in 2009?
Highlights of this year in sport include the New York Yankees winning their 27th World Series in their 40th appearance. Lance Armstrong was somewhat successful in his comeback, finishing third in the Tour de France behind Spain’s Alberto Contador. See more results and analysis of sports in 2009.
What was the major sports event in 2013?
The US Oracle Team came back from being 1-8 down to win 9-8 against Team New Zealand. See more results and analysis of sports in 2013. The major event of this year was the London Olympic Games, which finished with the USA on top of the medal tally, above China and the UK.