the Triple Crown

UK / US noun
a set of victories in three major international rugby matches

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  • (the) Triple Crown — the Triple Crown UK US noun a set of victories in three major international rugby matches Thesaurus: rugbyhyponym sports events and competitionshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing — The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (although sometimes shortened to Triple Crown , the full name is used to avoid possible confusion with other sports) consists of three races for three year old thoroughbred horses. Winning all three of… …   Wikipedia

  • Triple Crown of Motorsport — The Triple Crown of Motorsport is alternatively defined as winning either: * the Indianapolis 500, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Monaco Grand Prix [cite web|url= id=1417|title=Points Race Stays Tight; …   Wikipedia

  • Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing on television — Triple Crown Productions was formed in 1985 after CBS terminated its contract with the New York Racing Association. Prior to that, the individual racing associations made their own deals with the TV networks (ABC and CBS). ABC Sports won the… …   Wikipedia

  • Triple Crown of Cycling — The Triple Crown of Cycling is made up of two of the three Grand Tours (the Giro d Italia, the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España) and the World Cycling Championship. It is considered the hardest title to win in professional road bicycle… …   Wikipedia

  • Triple Crown Productions — was an ad hoc production company that produced the series of Triple Crown races for thoroughbred horses.HistoryFormationIn 1985, a group of people wanted to increase the stature of the Triple Crown on television. Other than the Kentucky Derby,… …   Wikipedia

  • Triple Crown of Alpine Skiing — The Triple Crown of Alpine Skiing consists of three diffent types of alpine skiing events. A Triple Crown winner wins all three World Cup titles in one season in or all three Gold medals at the Winter Olympic Games in the following: #Slalom… …   Wikipedia

  • Triple Crown of Snooker — The Triple Crown of Snooker is an unofficial term used for professional snooker players who have won the World Championship, the Masters and the UK Championship.These players include: *Stephen Hendry *Ronnie O Sullivan *John Higgins *Steve Davis… …   Wikipedia

  • Triple Crown in Basketball — The Triple Crown in Basketball is a term in European basketball that refers to a team which won in the same season the Euroleague (or the old Champions Cup) and the Championship and the Cup of its country. In total, the Triple Crown has been… …   Wikipedia

  • Triple Crown of Golf — The Triple Crown of Golf is the winning of the three oldest tournaments in golf in one year. The three oldest tournaments are The Open Championship (1860), the South African Open (1893), and the U.S. Open (1895). But the term is often applied to… …   Wikipedia

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