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1984 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
Years: 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987

Contents

Alpine Skiing

American football

Association football

Australian rules football

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

  • March 31 – Wilfredo Gómez defeats Juan Laporte by a decision in 12 rounds to conquer the WBC's world Featherweight crown.
  • June 15 – in the most anticipated bout of the year, Thomas Hearns, WBC world Jr. Middleweight champion, knocks out WBA world champion Roberto Duran in two rounds. The WBA elects not to sanction the bout, declaring their version of the title vacant instead.

Canadian football

Cricket

Cycling

Dog sledding

Field hockey

Figure skating

Gaelic Athletic Association

Golf

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing

Horse racing

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey

Motor racing

Olympic Games

  • 1984 Summer Olympics takes place at Los Angeles
    • USA wins the most medals (174) and the most gold medals (83)
  • 1984 Winter Olympics takes place at Sarajevo
    • USSR wins the most medals (25) and the GDR wins the most gold medals (9)

Radiosport

Rugby union

Snooker

Swimming

Tennis

Water polo

Awards

References








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