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   Thursday, 2 January, 2003, 17:13 GMT
Cafu kisses the trophy after Brazil win the World Cup final World Cup: Brazil bounce back
Brazil were crowned world champions after beating Germany in the final.
Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe won six gold medals in Manchester Commonwealth Games
Manchester hosted an event to remember as swimmer Ian Thorpe led the gold rush.
GB skip Rhona Martin celebrates curling gold Winter Olympics
Curling glory, 'Skategate' and drug scandals all featured in Salt Lake City.
Stars remembered
Several famous faces were lost to the world of sport during 2002.
Funny Old Year
A light-hearted look at some of sport's amusing events in 2002.
Football: Arsenal on top
Arsenal dominate the English club season while Real Madrid win the Champions League.
Cricket: Awesome Aussies
Australia continued to dominate, as did county stars Surrey, while the England team stumbled.
Rugby union: England rule
Was 2002 the year the tables finally turned on the southern hemisphere nations?
Rugby League: Saints joy
The big three shared domestic honours while Great Britain ended 2002 on a high.
Tennis: Serena's treble
Lleyton Hewitt, Pete Sampras and Serena Williams all had reasons to celebrate.
Golf: European stars
Tiger Woods is the individual of the year but Europe's Ryder Cup team steal his thunder.
Motorsport: Schumi stroll
Michael Schumacher set the trend in a year characterised by domination.
Boxing: Lewis at the top
Lennox Lewis finishes 2002 as the world's dominant heavyweight.
Athletics: Radcliffe reigns
Paula Radcliffe and Tim Montgomery were the stars of a thrilling season.
Horse racing: Magic McCoy
Tony McCoy was the star of a year otherwise over-shadowed by corruption controversy.
Sailing: Records tumble
Ellen MacArthur joined the record-breakers - and the America's Cup qualifiers began.
Snooker: Turbulent times
Peter Ebdon claimed the world title - but snooker was rocked by internal politics.
Cycling: Lance rules
The year saw another Lance Armstrong Tour de France win but also sponsorship doubts.
US sport: A new order
A couple of major sporting upsets made for an interesting year in the United States.


BBC Sport Interactive presents Amazing Scenes - a light-hearted review of the sporting year
Review Sunday's sporting extravaganza
 BBC'S BIG AWARDS
George Best arrives for the show with his wife Alex
 WINNERS IN PROFILE

 HAVE YOUR SAY


Paula Radcliffe is a deserving recipient of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
Radcliffe's reward


Look back on the events of the past year with BBC News Online's special coverage
The year's big stories


GB curlers' amazing year
A golden year


Re-live highlights of the BBC Sports Personality shows
Memorable moments


Jane Tomlinson with the Helen Rollason Award for courage in the face of adversityTearful triumph
Terminally-ill runner honoured at BBC awards

Relive the World Cup highlights with a series of animated goal actionSickboy special
Animated fun from the football World Cup
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