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1. In 1980, this boxer met champion Sugar Ray Leonard for the second time, and the WBC welterweight title was on the line. Who was this that won the fight with a unanimous decision?
2. In 1981, which Major League Baseball pitcher won the Cy Young Award, and in doing so was the first-ever rookie to win it?
3. Which UK long distance runner in 1982 set a world record in the 5000m run, besting the old record by almost six seconds?
4. Which cricketing country won the 1983 ICC World Cup?
5. The world watched the XIV Winter Olympic Games in 1984. Who hosted the Games?
6. In 1985, the first British golfer in 16 years won the British Open Golf Tournament. Who was this hero?
7. Which soccer country won the 1986 FIFA World Cup for their second cup title?
8. The 1987 US Open for tennis was held in September. Who defeated Mats Wilander in the men's singles final?
9. The ice hockey world was shocked in 1988 when which team traded the great Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings?
10. Which Brazilian driver won the 1989 Indianapolis 500?
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