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2005 In Sports

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2005 In Sports

2005 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years 16 November 1965: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Centuries: 20th century · 21st century · 22nd century
Decades: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s
Years: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008


  • Alpine skiing 1
  • American football 2
  • Association football 3
  • Australian rules football 4
  • Athletics 5
  • Baseball 6
  • Basketball 7
  • Bowling 8
  • Boxing 9
  • Canadian football 10
  • Cricket 11
  • Cycling 12
  • Field hockey 13
  • Figure skating 14
  • Gaelic Athletic Association 15
  • Gliding 16
  • Golf 17
  • Handball 18
  • Horse racing 19
  • Ice hockey 20
  • Lacrosse 21

Alpine skiing

American football

Association football

Australian rules football


  • June 14 – Men's 100 metresAsafa Powell of Jamaica sets a new world record of 9.77 at the Athens Olympic Stadium.
  • June 19 – European Cup
    • Men's overall standings – Germany
    • Women's overall standings – Russia
  • August – World Championships held in Helsinki
  • IAAF Golden League – Russian triple jumper Tatyana Lebedeva is the sole winner of the US$1 million jackpot divided among all athletes who win their event at each of six designated meets.
  • December 13 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport bans American Tim Montgomery for two years in a case stemming from his involvement with the controversial "sports nutrition" center BALCO. Although Montgomery never tested positive for drugs, CAS found the circumstantial evidence against him overwhelming. It also struck all his results since 2001 from the records, including a then world-record time of 9.78.





  • May 7 – WBO-WBC lightweight title unification. Both men were exchanging a brutal amount of punishment throughout the fight, before a dramatic tenth round in which Corrales scored a TKO after getting knocked down twice. The fight was highly regarded as one of the greatest of all-time and won Ring Magazine fight of the year.
  • July 16 – Jermain Taylor, 2000 US Olympic Boxing bronze medalist, defeats Bernard Hopkins for the undisputed Middleweight Title ending Hopkins' 10 year title reign. Hopkins made 20 successful title defenses before losing to Taylor, the current record in the middleweight division, Carlos Monzón is second with 14 successful defenses.
  • 13 to November 20 – World Amateur Boxing Championships held in Mianyang, People's Republic of China

Canadian football


  • January 10 – ICC World XI (344 for 8) beat the ACC Asian XI (232) by 112 runs to win the first of two scheduled one-day internationals for the World Cricket Tsunami Appeal; the second was never played. It is the first time an ODI has been played that has not been between two cricketing nations.
  • January 10 – Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 226 runs to record their first ever Test match victory.
  • July 2 – England and Australia tie the deciding NatWest Series trophy match at Lord's Cricket Ground.
  • August 11 – Shane Warne becomes the first bowler to take 600 Test wickets.
  • September 12 – England win The Ashes.


Road bicycle racing


Field hockey

Figure skating

Gaelic Athletic Association



Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional


Horse racing


Flat races

Ice hockey


Major League Lacrosse (USA)

National Lacrosse League

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