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2001 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Centuries: 20th century · 21st century · 22nd century
Decades: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s
Years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

Contents

Alpine skiing

American football

Artistic gymnastics

Association football

Athletics

Australian rules football

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Canadian football

Cricket

  • February 25 – death of Sir Donald Bradman, Australian Test cricketer who retains the highest Test match batting average of 99.94
  • The Ashes – Australia defeats England 4-1
  • V.V.S. Laxman becomes the first Indian to score 250 in a Test match as India fight back from following on to win the Second Test against Australia, ending the Australians' record 16 match winning streak. India go on to win the series 2-1.
  • County Championship (England and Wales) – Yorkshire
  • ICC TrophyNetherlands

Cycling

Road cycling

Cyclo-cross

Dogsled racing

Field hockey

  • Men's Champions Trophy: Germany
  • Women's Champions Trophy: Argentina

Figure skating

Gaelic Athletic Association

Golf

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Handball

Harness racing

Horse racing

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey

Lacrosse

Motor racing

Orienteering

Radiosport

Rugby league

Rugby union

Skydiving

Snooker

Swimming

Taekwondo

Tennis

Volleyball

  • Men's World League: Brazil
  • Men's European Championship: Yugoslavia
  • Women's World Grand Prix: USA
  • Women's European Championship: Russia

Water polo

  • Men's World Championship: Spain
  • Men's European Championship: Yugoslavia
  • Women's World Championship: Italy
  • Women's European Championship: Hungary

Multi-sport events

Awards

References

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