1829 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Boxing edit


  • 29 March — Jem Ward fails to take part in a scheduled bout with Simon Byrne and so is held to have forfeited the Championship of England, which falls to Byrne by default.[1]

Cricket edit



Horse racing edit


Rowing edit

The Boat Race

References edit

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Jem Ward. Retrieved on 6 November 2009.
  2. ^ Bowen, p.270.
  3. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  4. ^ "Foundations of The Boat Race". About the Race. The BNY Mellon Boat Race (theboatrace.org). Retrieved 2013-05-10.
  5. ^ "Boat Race History". 2009. The Xchanging Boat Race (theboatrace.org). Archived 2010-03-17. Retrieved 2013-05-10.

Bibliography edit

  • Rowland Bowen, Cricket: A History of its Growth and Development, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1970