January 1986 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 11 of 11

1st - Oklahoma wins Orange Bowl for College Football championship
2nd - NY Islander, Mike Bossy, scores his 500th goal
4th - NCAA basketball's David Robinson blocks a record 14 shots
6th - Last day in Test cricket for Bob Holland
9th - NY Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Pittsburgh Penguins
12th - New England Patriots defeat Miami Dolphins 31 14 to win US AFC football championship
17th - Tim Witherspoon beats Tony Tubbs in 15 for Heavyweight boxing title
21st - 100 participate in Nude Olympics race in 38°F (3°C), Indiana
24th - NY Islander Mike Bossy scores his 1,000th point
26th - Val Skinner wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic
26th - Super Bowl XX: Chicago Bears beat NE Patriots, 46-10 in New Orleans Super Bowl MVP: Richard Dent, Chicago, DE

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 17 of 17

1st - Glen Davis, American basketball player
3rd - Jacob Timpano, Australian soccer player
4th - James Milner, English footballer
4th - Steve Slaton, American football player
6th - Paul McShane, Irish footballer
7th - Grant Leadbitter, English footballer
8th - David Silva, Spanish footballer
12th - Miguel Ángel Nieto, Spanish footballer
13th - Joannie Rochette, Canadian figure skater
15th - Fred Davis, American football player
23rd - Steven Taylor, English footballer
25th - Chris O'Grady, English footballer
25th - Shahriar Nafees, Bangladeshi cricketer
26th - Gerald Green, American basketball player
29th - Mark Howard, English football player
29th - Simon Vukčević, Montenegrin football player
30th - Nick Evans, American baseball player

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 5 of 5

1st - Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (b. 1902)
1st - Bruce Norris, American hockey executive (Detroit Red Wings) (b. 1924)
2nd - Bill Veeck, American baseball executive (b. 1914)
15th - James H "Jim" Crowley, US football player (Notre Dame), dies at 83
25th - Horace Smith, cricketer (1 Test NZ v Eng 1933, one wkt at 113), dies

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