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Sports of the Cold War
⟶ Updated 16 Nov 2017 ⟶
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Dynamo Moscow played the first soccer game against Chelsea beginning their tour of the UK.
Soviets enter the summer Olympics for the first time.
Soviet Union hosts European Basketball Championship in Moscow. The Soviet Union team won, giving them “basketball power” at the time.
Soviet wins the World Ice Hockey Championships.
The Brooklyn Dodgers, with Jackie Robinson, win the World Series against the New York Yankees
First American Super Bowl
Brazil wins FIFA World Cup
USSR defeats Canada in the 1972 Summit Series.
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