On This Day

February 14, 1984 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

Olympic Games

Britain's Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean famously dominate the ice dancing at the Sarajevo Winter Olympics; perform to Maurice Ravel's "Bolero" in free dance routine; record 9-of-9 perfect scores for artistic impression

  • Canadian speed skater Gaétan Boucher takes out the 1,000m gold medal at the Sarajevo Winter Olympics; also wins 1,500m; narrowly beats Soviet skater Sergey Khlebnikov in both events

Birthdays in Sport

  • Hamed Namouchi, French-Tunisian footballer, born in Cannes, France
1984 in Sport