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1980 in sports

See also: 1979 in sports, other events of 1980, 1981 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.

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Auto Racing

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

  • October 2- Larry Holmes defeats Muhammad Ali by a knockout in round eleven to retain boxing's WBC world Heavyweight title, in what would be Ali's last world title bout.

Cycling

Figure Skating

Football (Soccer)

Football (American)

Canadian Football League

Golf

Men's Golf

  • January - the Senior PGA Tour (Champions Tour)is founded.

Women's Golf

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Harness Racing

Ice Hockey

Skiing

Tennis

General sporting events

Births

Deaths



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