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

Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
Years: 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973

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Alpine skiing

American football

Artistic gymnastics

Association football

Athletics

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

  • February 15 – Carlos Cruz, Featherweight Boxing Champion died in a plane crash
  • February 16 – Joe Frazier wins the undisputed World Heavyweight title with the knock out of Jimmy Ellis in five rounds.
  • December 30 – 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

Horse 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.

Motor racing

Rugby league

Rugby union

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








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