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Here's a list of everything we have to look forward to in 2008 in sport:
2008 Summer Olympic Games
- Field Hockey
- Football (soccer)
- Modern Pentathlon
- Synchronised Swimming
- Table Tennis
- Water Polo
- 2007 NFL Playoffs - can the Pats go 19-0?
- 2008 NFL season - can the Pats go 16-0 again?!
Aussie Rules Football
- Aussie Rules World Cup
- Swimming World Cup
- Short-Course World Championship
- 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).
- World Cup
- World Championship
- The 2008 MLB season.
- The 2007/08 NBA season.
- 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.
- 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
- Road Cycling World Championship
- Track Cycling World Championship
- Mountain Biking World Championship
- 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.
- Four majors:
- The Masters at Augusta National.
- US Open Championship at Torrey Pines.
- The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.
- The PGA Championship at Oakland Hills.
- World Matchplay Championship at Wentworth.
- Grand National
- 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
- Four Grand Slams:
- Australian Open in Melbourne.
- French Open at Roland Garros.
- Wimbledon in Wimbledon, funnily enough...
- US Open at Flushing Meadows.
- 2008 Real Tennis World Championship (The oldest World Championship in sport, dating back to 1740.)
- 2008 Six Nations between England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales
- 2007/08 English League season
- 2007/08 English League season
- 2008 Rugby League World Cup
- 2008 Sevens World Series
- Euro 2008 in Austria, although no team from the British Isles is in it.
- One of the closest Premier League battles in some time, with Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool all realistically in with a chance.
- 2008 African Cup of Nations
- 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).
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.