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2006 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: 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

Contents

American football

Association football

International competitions

Domestic competitions

Athletics

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Canadian football

Cricket

Curling

Cycling

Figure skating

Gaelic Athletic Association

Gliding

Golf

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Team event

  • Team Europe wins the Ryder Cup for the third straight time, defeating Team USA 18½–9½.

Handball

Horse racing

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey

Lacrosse

Motor racing

Radiosport

Rugby league

Rugby union

Ski jumping

Ski mountaineering

Speed skating

Swimming

  • 8th World Short Course Championships held in Shanghai
    • Australia wins the most medals (24) and the most gold medals (12)
  • 28th European LC Championships held in Budapest
    • Italy and France win the most medals (15); Russia the most gold medals (7)
  • August 12 – Roland Schoeman breaks the short course world record in the men's 50m freestyle (short course) at Hamburg and becomes the first man to swim the distance under 21 seconds with a time of 20:98 seconds.
  • August 28 – at Hobart, Tasmania, Australian swimmer Libby Lenton betters Natalie Coughlin's world record in the women's 100m butterfly (short course) from 56:39 to 55:95

Tennis

Triathlon

Volleyball

Water polo

Weightlifting

Multi-sport events

Awards

References








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