This year was full of surprises between cricket, which remained in controversy, to soccer, which crowned the new world champion.
In golf, Tiger Woods lost his No. 1 position to Lee Westwood. In F1, Sebaistian Vettel became the youngest F1 champion.
In field hockey the Australians finally defeated the Germans to become the world champion after losing in 2002 and 2006.
This year was a year of rememberence.