Wide World of Sports

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Television's longest-running sports anthology show, showcasing the `thrill of victory and the agony of defeat,' was a Saturday-afternoon staple in the 1960s, '70s and '80s. Spanning nearly 40 years of athletic achievements and oddities, this brainchild of ABC programming pioneer Roone Arledge featured a little something for everyone, from barrel jumping (more…)

Episode Guide

Evel Knievel

November 26, 1999

Wide World of Sports: Gymnastics; road running

Pro Figure Skating

Boxing; Figure Skating

Wide World of Sports: Boxing; horse racing

Wide World of Sports: World Cup skiing; Florida Derby

Wide World of Sports: Boxing: WBC lightweight title fight

Wide World of Sports: Women's gymnastics; Kentucky Derby preview

Wide World of Sports: Figure skating; horse racing.

Wide World of Sports: Track and field; horse racing

Wide World of Sports: World Gymnastics Championships

Wide World of Sports: Boxing: Bouts from Albuquerque

Wide World of Sports: Boxing: Bouts from Albuquerque

Wide World of Sports: Bicycling; weightlifting

Wide World of Sports: IBF middleweight title fight

Wide World of Sports: Figure skating; speedskating

Wide World of Sports: Roller skating; Harlem Globetrotters

Wide World of Sports: IBF middleweight title fight

Wide World of Sports: Figure skating; speed skating

Boxing; Skiing

Wide World of Sports: Boxing; Santa Anita Derby

Figure Skating; Speedskating

Boxing; Iditorad

Gymnastics; Road Running

Wide World of Sports: Figure skating; horse racing

Wide World of Sports: Figure skating; horse racing

Wide World of Sports: Boxing; Tour de France

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  • Premise: Television's longest-running sports anthology show, showcasing the `thrill of victory and the agony of defeat,' was a Saturday-afternoon staple in the 1960s, '70s and '80s. Spanning nearly 40 years of athletic achievements and oddities, this brainchild of… (more)

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