On This Day

Year 2020 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 12 NHL announces the pausing of the 2019-20 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Mar 24 Japan's Prime Minister Shinz┼Ź Abe announces postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games until summer of 2021 because of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic
  • Jul 6 Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes agrees to the largest contract for an athlete in sports history, inking a 12-year deal that could end up being worth US$503 million
  • Nov 15 British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton clinches 4th straight and record equalling 7th F1 World Drivers C'ship by winning Turkish GP at Intercity Istanbul Park, Tuzla
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Sports Stars Married in 2020

  • Jan 20 American former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow (32) weds South African Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (24) in Cape Town, South Africa