Here Are 10 Memorable Sports Events Of 2017

Do you remember the famous Mayweather McGregor fight? It happened this year.

Here are 10 memorable events of the year.

Real Madrid defended the UEFA Champions League Title

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The Galacticos set a record that clubs in Europe have been fighting to attain for years. Zidane and his team won the UEFA Champions League title for the second time in two years making them the first club in Europe to defend the title and also become the European club with the most UEFA champions league titles winning it for 12 times.

Roger Federer won his 8th Wimbledon title

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Roger Federer beat Marin Cilic with straight sets to become the first man in the history of the Wimbledon Championships to win the title eight times.

Usain Bolt retired from the tracks

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Usain Bolt retired from his illustrious career on an unexpected note. The world and his fans were expecting a glorious end but Bolt could only finish his last solo race with a bronze medal by finishing third to Christian Coleman and Justin Gatlin. He also tore his left hamstring in the last race of his career in a 4×100 meter relay at the IAAF World Championship and had to pull out of the race.

Golden State Warriors won the 2017 NBA title

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The Warriors had their revenge on the Cleveland Cavaliers by beating them to cling the NBA title for the second time in three years.

Mayweather Beat McGregor

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Floyd Mayweather remains undefeated after he knocked out Conor McGregor in the tenth round of the bout. The fight was one of the most hyped and talked about of the year.

Neymar moved to PSG

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It initially looked like a mission impossible but owners of PSG showed the world that money can really make the impossible possible. So Neymar moved to PSG for a fee of €200m, which makes him the world’s most expensive player.

Germany won the Confederations Cup

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On paper, it looked as if the German coach was insane for dropping the world cup winning squad and giving call-ups to very young players. But Joachim Leow proved how good he is as a coach by winning the 2017 Confederations Cup with such a young squad.

Cameroon won the African Cup of Nations

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Similar to the case of Germany at the Confederations Cup, Cameroon went into the African Cup of Nations with a very young squad but for their case, the coach did not drop the senior players, but rather, the senior players refused to show up for the African Cup of Nations.

Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or for the 5th time

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Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or for the 5th time. This ties him with Lionel Messi who also has 5 Ballon d’Or awards. So your guess is as good as ours, we don’t know when the competition between these two is going to end.

Bukom Banku defeated by Bastie

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So the African Mayweather was finally defeated. Bukom Banku was silenced with a knock out in the 7th round by Samir Bastie.

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