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Here's a list of everything we have to look forward to in 2008 in sport:

2008 Summer Olympic Games

  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Boxing
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (soccer)
  • Gynmastics
  • Handball
  • Judo
  • Modern Pentathlon
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Softball
  • Synchronised Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling

American Football

  • 2007 NFL Playoffs - can the Pats go 19-0?
  • 2008 NFL season - can the Pats go 16-0 again?!

Athletics

Aussie Rules Football

  • Aussie Rules World Cup

Aquatics

  • Swimming World Cup
  • Short-Course World Championship

Auto Racing

  • Formula One World Championship (for Drivers and Constructors). Kimi Raikkonen looks to reclaim his title.
  • World Rally Championship. Sebastien Loeb and Marcus Gronholm look to have another battle.
  • MotoGP World Championship. Can Valentino Rossi stop Casey Stoner? Two races in the US (Indianapolis and Laguna Seca).

Bandy

  • World Cup
  • World Championship

Baseball

Basketball

Cuesport

  • World Championship events in 8 and 9-ball pool.
  • World Billiards and Snooker Championships. The World Professional Snooker Championship has it's first preliminary round on Thursday.
  • World Cup of Pool.

Cricket

  • India in Australia until February 2008
  • Commenwealth Bank ODI series in Australia (Australia/India/Sri Lanka)
  • England in New Zealand (Feb - Mar 2008)
  • English cricket season in the summer, including full international tours

Cycling

  • Road Cycling World Championship
  • Track Cycling World Championship
  • Mountain Biking World Championship

Darts

  • Two World Finals, the biggest of which is today, between Canadian John Part and Englishman Kirk Shepherd, Part a two-time Champion and Shepherd a youngster that has come from nowhere to make the final.

Golf

  • Four majors:
  1. The Masters at Augusta National.
  2. US Open Championship at Torrey Pines.
  3. The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.
  4. The PGA Championship at Oakland Hills.

Horses

  • Grand National
  • Derby
  • US Triple Crown - Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes
  • Melbourne Cup
  • St Leger
  • Prix de l'Arc de Triumph
  • Show Jumping World Cup
  • 2008 Polo World Cup

Ice Hockey

Lawn Tennis

  • Four Grand Slams:
  1. Australian Open in Melbourne.
  2. French Open at Roland Garros.
  3. Wimbledon in Wimbledon, funnily enough...
  4. US Open at Flushing Meadows.

Real Tennis

Rowing

Rugby

Skating

"Soccer"

Speedway

  • The 2008 Speedway World Championship will be a close battle between defending champion Nicki Pedersen and others such as Leigh Adams, Jason Crump and rookie outsider Kryzstof Kasprzak.
  • The 2008 Speedway World Cup will no doubt see Poland, Denmark, Sweden, Great Britain and Australia all battle for supremacy (USA won't be too far away either).

Table Tennis

Winter Sports

2007/08 season from sports including:

  • Skiing - Downhill, Slalom, Super G, Giant Slalom
  • Sledding - Luge, Skeleton, Bobsleigh
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Biathlon
  • Ski Jumping

So there's something for everybody in 2008. It promises to be an interesting year.


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