Reseña de deporte internacional de 2018 infographic
El gráfico muestra una selección de eventos deportivos internacionales y de deportistas bajo la mirada pública en 2018.


Reseña de deporte internacional de 2018

December 31, 2018 - Una mirada retrospectiva a algunos de los eventos deportivos y personalidades internacionales que acapararon los titulares en 2018. Entre los eventos más importantes se incluyen los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno en Pyeongchang, Corea del Norte, y la exitosa Copa Mundial FIFA en Rusia. Entre los individuos que lograron grandes hazañas estuvieron la esquiadora de fondo Marit Bjorgen, los ciclistas Geraint Thomas y Simon Yates, la estrella en ascenso del tenis Naomi Osaka, los golfistas Patrick Reed y Brooks Koepka, el maratonista Eliud Kipchoge y el piloto de F1 Lewis Hamilton.

Jan 28: Roger Federer wins 20th major title at Australian Open, beating Marin Cilic in five sets

Feb 4: Philadelphia Eagles win first Super Bowl with shock victory over New England Patriots

Feb 9: South Korea host Winter Olympics. Norway win record 39 medals, and skier Marit Bjorgen’s 14th medal makes her most decorated Winter Olympian of all time

Mar 28: Three Australian cricketers are given lengthy bans over ball-tampering affair

Mar 31: Boxer Anthony Joshua beat Joseph Parker in heavyweight unification bout to hold three of four major title belts

Apr 8: Golfer Patrick Reed wins his first major title at U.S. Masters in Augusta

May 13: Manchester City win Premier League with record 100 points. Barcelona, Juventus and
Bayern Munich secure La Liga, Serie A, and Bundesliga respectively

May 26: Spanish giants Real Madrid secure third successive Champions League title with win over Liverpool

May 26: Leinster Rugby beat Scarlets to claim historic Pro14 and European Champions Cup double

Jun 7: Washington Capitals hoist first Stanley Cup, toppling Vegas Golden Knights 4-1

Jun 10: Clay court king Rafael Nadal wins 11th title at Roland Garros

Jun 14: Russia stages 21st FIFA World Cup – hosts defy expectations to reach quarter-finals but champions Germany exit at group stage

Jul 15: France beat Croatia to secure second World Cup triumph

Jul 29: Welsh cyclist Geraint Thomas wins Tour de France

Aug 12: Brooks Koepka wins U.S. PGA Championship, first player since Tiger Woods in 2000 to claim PGA and U.S Open in same year

Aug 25: Simon Yates rides to victory in Vuelta a Espana to complete sweep of British wins in 2018 Grand Tours – Chris Froome claims Giro d’Italia in May

Sep 8: Naomi Osaka wins maiden Grand Slam at U.S Open but victory is bittersweet after Serena Williams is penalised for outburst against umpire

Sep 16: Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge shatters marathon world record, running 2:01:39 in Berlin

Sep 23: Tiger Woods wins Tour Championship, first title in five years

Sep 30: Europe’s golfers defeat USA to win Ryder Cup by 17.5 points to 10.5

Oct 28: Lewis Hamilton secures fifth Formula 1 title, putting him joint second in all-time standings

Oct 31: Boston Red Sox win baseball World Series for 9th time

Nov 3: Simone Biles wins record 14th World Gymnastics gold medal

Nov 3: Enable follows up success at Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe with victory at Breeders Cup

Nov 5: Novak Djokovic wins ATP Tour Championships, regains No.1 ranking

Dec 1: Boxing heavyweights Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder contest enthralling draw

Dec 3: Luka Modric wins Ballon d’Or, breaking decade of dominance by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Dec 9: River Plate beat Boca Juniors to win Copa Libertadores – switched from Argentina to Spain after River fans attack Boca team bus

PUBLISHED: 18/12/2018; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Associated Press, Getty Images
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