1960 in Sports
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1960 in Sports

1960 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.


Alpine skiing

American football

Association football

Australian rules football

Baseball

Basketball

NBA Finals

Boxing

Canadian football

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Cycling

Field hockey

Golf

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing

Horse racing

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey

Motorsport

Olympic Games

Rugby league

Rugby union

Swimming

  • June 12 - Marianne Heemskerk from the Netherlands breaks the world record in the women's 200m butterfly during a meet in Leipzig, East Germany - 2:34.4.
  • July 10 - US swimmer Michael Troy breaks his own world record in the men's 200m butterfly (long course) at a meet in Evansville, Indiana, clocking 2:15.0.
  • July 23 - Thirteen days after breaking his own world record in the men's 200m butterfly (long course) Troy once again betters the world's best time in that event, this time at a meet in Toledo, Ohio clocking 2:13.4.
  • August 4 - Less than a month before the Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy, Troy again breaks the world record in the men's 200m butterfly (long course), when he clocks 2:13.2 at a meet in Detroit, Michigan.
  • September 2 - Michael Troy wins the men's 200m butterfly (long course) at the Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy by breaking his own world record - 2:12.8.

Tennis

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

Volleyball

Awards

References

  1. ^ "FA Cup final: Wigan's Whelan makes poignant Wembley return". BBC Sport. 9 May 2013. Retrieved 2018. 
  2. ^ "Muhammad Ali: The ultimate fighter". BBC Timelines. Retrieved 2018. 
  3. ^ Collection, The Horton (2015). Shoulder to Shoulder: Bicycle Racing in the Age of Anquetil. VeloPress. p. 182. ISBN 9781937716721. 
  4. ^ "hockey men - Olympic Hockey". International Olympic Committee. 15 May 2018. Retrieved 2018. 

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