1/7 In July Roger Federer became the new Wimbledon men's singles champion. Serena Williams won her second straight Wimbledon crown with a three-set victory over her sister Venus.
2/7 One of the biggest sporting events of 2003 was also held in June - the Special Olympics. Seven thousand athletes from almost 200 countries gathered in Dublin for the games.
3/7 England sports fans were cheered when in November the team won the rugby World Cup after a nail-biting match in Sydney. The team was later welcomed home to Heathrow by thousands of fans and had a victory parade through London.
4/7 England got through to Euro 2004 so will fight it out on the pitch in Portugal next summer. Sadly Scotland and Wales didn't qualify
5/7 British sprinter Dwain Chambers tested positive for steroid THG and could be banned from athletics for two years.
6/7 England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand was banned for eight months after not taking a drugs test. He said he forgot about the test after a training session
7/7 It was another big year for Paula Radcliffe, who won the London Marathon and broke her own marathon world record by almost two minutes.