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1975 in sports

From Academic Kids

See also: 1974 in sports, other events of 1975, 1976 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.

Contents

Auto Racing

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Cricket

Cricket World Cup - West Indies beat Australia by 17 runs

Cycling

Field Hockey

  • March 8 - In an international women's field hockey match at Wembley Stadium,England. England beat Wales 2-0.

Figure Skating

Football (American)

Football (Australian Rules)

Football (Canadian Football League)

Football (Soccer)

Golf

Men's Golf

Women's Golf

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

  • July 6 - In what was billed as the "Battle of the sexes," Kentucky Derby winner, Foolish Pleasure went head to head in a match race against the undefeated filly, Ruffian. In the lead, Ruffian broke a leg and after an unsuccessful operation to save her, the horse most believe to be the greatest thoroughbred filly ever, was humanely put down.

Harness Racing

Ice Hockey

  • SM-liiga, the Finnish professional ice hockey league, launched its first season 1975-1976

Skiing

Snooker

Tennis

General sporting events

Births

Deaths

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