BBCi CATEGORIES   TV   RADIO   COMMUNICATE   WHERE I LIVE   INDEX    SEARCH 

BBC Sport Front Page
Sports Review of the Year 2001
INTRO | REVIEW BY SPORT | GALLERY | VOTE | LEGENDS REMEMBERED | 2002 CALENDAR
 CHOOSE A MONTH: JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Radcliffe and Yegorova Edwards and Macey Warne, Waugh and Butcher
 
Not everyone is pleased to see Olga Yegorova, at the centre of a controversy involving the banned EPO drug, take the gold medal in the 5000m final at the World Athletics Championships in Edmonton. Great Britainís Paula Radcliffe is among those leading the protests.
 
 
Great Britain suffer an Olympic-sized hangover, with Jonathan Edwards claiming their only gold medal of the World Athletics Championships. But decathlete Dean Macey puts aside the anguish of missing out on a medal in Sydney by winning bronze in Canada.
 
 
Mark Butcher takes the acclaim when he single-handedly wins England the fourth Ashes Test against Australia at Headingley with an innings of 173. Although the Australians had already won the series at Trent Bridge, England restore pride with a surprise victory.
 
Toms Schumacher Frandsen
 
USPGA champion David Toms cannot resist kissing his new trophy after a two-shot victory over the Major-less Phil Mickelson in Atlanta. The American Toms surprises the big names Ė and himself - with four rounds of composed, consistent golf.
 
 
Michael Schumacher jumps for joy after securing his second consecutive Formula One World Championship at the Hungarian Grand Prix. In doing so, the German also clinches the constructorsí championship for Ferrari, while equalling Alain Prostís all-time victory record of 51.
 
 
Per Frandsen celebrates one of his two goals in newly-promoted Boltonís 5-0 thrashing of Leicester City in the first match of the 2001/2002 Premiership season. The Trotters then claim a 2-1 victory over Liverpool to take a shock early Premiership lead.
 
back to top