Toronto Sun Names Summit Series As Top Sporting News of Last 30 Years.

To celebrate their own 30th anniversary in 2001, the popular Toronto Sun's sports writers got together and determined the top 30 stories of their 30 years of publishing. Not surprisingly the 1972 Summit Series tops the list:

1. Paul Henderson scores and Canada wins Summit Series against Soviets, Sept. 28, 1972

2. Israeli athletes killed at ;Munich Olympics, 1972

3. Montreal hosts debt-ridden Olympics, 1976

4. Ben Johnson wins Olympic gold, then loses medal in steroid scandal

5. Blue Jays win World Series over Atlanta Braves, 1992

6. Jays win 9-5 over Chicago in franchise opener April 7, 1977, at Exhibition Stadium

7. Super-horse Secretariat wins Belmont Stakes to complete the Triple Crown, June 9, 1973

8. The Thrilla in Manila on Oct. 1, 1975. Muhammad Ali wins when Joe Frazier can't answer the bell for the 15th round

9. Hank Aaron beats Babe Ruth's career home record with No. 715, April 8, 1974

10. Joe Carter hits Series-winning home run in Game 6 at SkyDome, 1993

11. Argos win their first Grey Cup since 1952, beating the B.C. Lions 18-17, Nov. 27, 1983

12. Wayne Gretzky scores a record 92 goals for Edmonton Oilers in '81-82 season

13. Team Canada, led by Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux, captures 1987 Canada Cup

14. Canada qualifies for the first time ever to play in World Cup soccer tournament, 1986

15. Oakville's Donovan Bailey wins Olympic gold in 100 metres, then another gold in the relay at 96 Atlanta Olympics

16. Steve Podborski wins World Cup downhill championship, 1982

17. The Habs lose only eight games during regular season en route to the Stanley Cup in 1976

18. Bjorn Borg wins five straight Wimbledon tennis crowns, 1976-80

19. Canada's Formula 1 auto racing hero Gilles Villeneuve dies in a racing accident, May 8, 1982

20. Jacques Villeneuve wins F-1 World Championship in 1997

21. First Indy-car race in Toronto, 1986

22. Alex Baumann and Victor Davis are the golden boys leading Canada's swim team at 1984 Los Angeles Olympics

23. Ice dancing pair Torvill and Dean capture 12 perfect marks at 1984 Sarajevo Olympics, skating to Bolero

24. 95 soccer fans killed at Hillsbrough Stadium in Sheffield, April 15, 1989

25. Miami Dolphins complete NFL's only perfect season, 1972

26. Calgary hosts 1988 Winter Olympics

27. Tiger Woods wins four majors in a row

28. Labour strife forces cancellation of 1994 World Series

29. Michael Jordan wins sixth championship in 1998 and retires. He returns this year

30. Mark McGwire, then Barry Bonds establish new home run record.