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2012 In Sports

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Various sporting events were held in 2012, notably the Summer Olympics were held in London, United Kingdom.
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Events by month

January

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
15 December - 22 January Cricket Sri Lankan tour of South Africa Binational  South Africa
26 December 2011 - 3 February 2012 Cricket Indian tour of Australia Binational  Australia
5 - 11 Squash 2011 PSA World Series Finals International Amr Shabana, Nicol David
9 American football 2012 BCS National Championship Game National University of Alabama
15 Marathon Mumbai Marathon international Laban Moiben, Netsanet Achamo
16 - 29 Tennis 2012 Australian Open International Novak Djokovic, Victoria Azarenka
17 January–27 February Cricket England tour of Pakistan. Binational  Pakistan (in tests);  England (in ODI's and T20s).
19 - 23 Cricket 2011–12 Ranji Trophy Final Rajasthan
20 - 26 Squash Tournament of Champions 2012 Nick Matthew
22 Field hockey 2012 World Series Hockey Sher-e-Punjab
24 January–4 July Association football 2012 Copa Libertadores Continental Corinthians
26–12 February Baseball 2012 Australian Baseball League postseason National Perth Heat
26 –14 February Cricket New Zealand tour of Zimbabwe Binational  New Zealand
27 Marathon Dubai Marathon International Ayele Abshero, Aselefech Mergia
29 –5 February Bandy Bandy World Championship 2012 International Russia

February

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
3 February–16 April Cricket 2011–12 Regional Four Day Competition Binational Jamaica
3 February–6 October Rugby league / Super League XVII Binational Leeds Rhinos
4 February–17 March Rugby union ///// 2012 Six Nations Championship Continental  Wales
4 February–4 November Tennis 2012 Fed Cup World Group International  Czech Republic
5 February–8 March Cricket 2011–12 Commonwealth Bank Series  Australia
5 American football , Super Bowl XLVI national New York Giants
9 February–17 May Darts / 2012 Premier League Darts Phil Taylor
10 Cricket Afghanistan tour of Pakistan Binational  Pakistan
10 February–18 November Tennis 2012 Davis Cup World Group International  Czech Republic
10 February-10 November Association football Asia 2012 AFC Champions League
17 February–27 March Cricket South Africa tour of New Zealand Binational  South Africa
18 - 24 Cricket Ireland tour of Kenya Binational Tied (ODIs);  Ireland (T20s)
18 February–18 November Auto racing 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Brad Keselowski
20 - 25 Squash North American Open 2012 James Willstrop
24 February– 4 August Rugby union // 2012 Super Rugby season International Chiefs
27 Auto racing 2012 Daytona 500 Matt Kenseth

March

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1 March – 30 September Rugby league / 2012 NRL season Binational Melbourne Storm
10 March – 1 December Association football / 2012 Major League Soccer season Binational Los Angeles Galaxy
11–22 Cricket 2012 Asia Cup  Pakistan
13 March–2 April Basketball 2012 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament national University of Kentucky
16–19 Cricket 2011–12 Sheffield Shield season Queensland
16 March–27 April Cricket Australia tour of the West Indies Tied. (ODIs and T20s)  Australia (Tests)
17 March–3 April Basketball 2012 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament national Baylor University
18 Association football 2012 Scottish League Cup Final national Kilmarnock
18 Formula One 2012 Australian Grand Prix Jenson Button
24 March- 29 September Australian rules football 2012 AFL season Sydney Swans
25 Formula One 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix Fernando Alonso
26-31 Squash Kuala Lumpur Open Squash Championships 2012 Nicol David
26 March–7 April Cricket England Wales tour of Sri Lanka Tied. (Tests)
28 March–28 October Baseball / 2012 Major League Baseball season San Francisco Giants
30 Cricket India tour of South Africa (T20)

April

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
4 April–27 May Cricket 2012 Indian Premier League National Kolkata Knight Riders

May

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
4 May–15 September Cricket / 2012 Clydesdale Bank 40

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Alpine skiing

American football

Aquatics

Results:

5–10 August

Kenneth To from  Australia won the men's race, while Katinka Hosszú from  Hungary won the women's race

Association football

Athletics

Badminton

Baseball

Basketball

Biathlon

Bowling

Canadian football

Cricket

 India defeated  Australia in the final and clinched their third title.

 West Indies defeated  Sri Lanka in the final and clinched their first title.

Curling

2011–12 curling season

Season of Champions
Grand slams
World championships

2012–13 curling season

Season of Champions
Grand slams

Figure skating

Freestyle skiing

Futsal

Golf

Handball

Horse racing

Steeplechases
Flat races

Ice hockey

Kickboxing

The following is a list of major noteworthy kickboxing events during 2012 in chronological order.

Date Event Alternate Name/s Location Attendance Notes
January 28 It's Showtime 2012 in Leeuwarden It's Showtime 54 Leeuwarden, Netherlands N/A Badr Hari announces his retirement after 12 years of competition.
February 25 SuperKombat World Grand Prix I 2012 SuperKombat World Grand Prix I Podgorica, Montenegro N/A Featured the SuperKombat World Grand Prix I 2012 super heavyweight (+96kg) tournament.
March 10 Cro Cop Final Fight K-1 Final Fight Zagreb, Croatia N/A Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipović returns to kickboxing after eight years in MMA.
March 23 United Glory 15 N/A Moscow, Russia N/A N/A
May 27 SLAMM: Nederland vs. Thailand VII SLAMM: Nederland vs. Thailand 7 Almere, Netherlands N/A N/A
June 30 Music Hall & BFN Group present: It's Showtime 57 & 58 It's Showtime 57 & 58 Brussels, Belgium N/A Peter Aerts announces his retirement after 27 years of competition.

Lacrosse

Luge

Mixed martial arts

The following is a list of major noteworthy MMA events by month.

January

1/27 — MFC 32 - Bitter Rivals

1/28 — UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis

February

2/11 — ONE Fighting Championship: Battle of Heroes

2/25 — KSW 18: Unfinished Sympathy

March

3/16 — M-1 Challenge 31 - Monson vs. Oleinik

3/24 — M-1 Belarus 16 - Belarus Fighting Championship

3/31 — ONE Fighting Championship: War of the Lions

April

4/21 — UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans

May

5/4 — MFC 33 - Collision Course

5/12 — KSW 19: Pudzianowski vs. Sapp

June

6/21 — M-1 Global - Fedor vs. Rizzo

6/23 — ONE Fighting Championship: Destiny of Warriors

July

August

8/10 — MFC 34 - Total Recall

8/31 — ONE Fighting Championship: Pride of a Nation

September

9/1 — UFC 151: Jones vs. Henderson

9/15 — KSW 20: Fighting Symphonies

9/30 — M-1 Challenge 34 - Emelianenko vs. Gluhov

October

10/6 — ONE Fighting Championship: Rise of Kings

10/26 — MFC 35 - Explosive Encounter

November

December

12/1 — KSW 21: Ultimate Explanation

12/29 – UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2

Motor racing

Nordic skiing

Rink hockey

Road cycling

Ryder Hesjedal won the Giro, becoming the first Canadian to win a Grand Tour.
Bradley Wiggins won the Tour, becoming the first British to win a Grand Tour.
Alberto Contador won the title for the second time after his first success in 2008.[12]

Rowing

Rugby league

Rugby union

Domestic competitions

Ski mountaineering

Snowboarding

Squash

Sumo

Swimming

Tennis

Volleyball

Multi-sport events

See also

References

  1. ^ Though football started two days earlier, the Games were officially opened on 28 July.
  2. ^ http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-02/marathoners-wonder-whether-storm-battered-new-yorkers-will-cheer.html
  3. ^ Serbia takes gold after stunning match
  4. ^ News
  5. ^ Spain rejoice at final
  6. ^ EHF EURO 2012 Final
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ [2]
  9. ^ Associated Press (June 27, 2012). "Four headed to Hockey Hall of Fame". ESPN.com. Retrieved June 27, 2012. 
  10. ^ Results
  11. ^ Results Four Hills 11–12
  12. ^ Overall standings
  13. ^ News
  14. ^ Djokovic claims the longest final
  15. ^ [3]
  16. ^ [4]
  17. ^ [5]
  18. ^ [6]
  19. ^ Match Reports
  20. ^ Match Results
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