1896 in sports

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1896 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports

1896 in sports

AthleticsEdit

American footballEdit

College championship

Professional championships

Association footballEdit

England

Scotland

BaseballEdit

National championship

Events

BoxingEdit

Lineal world champions[2]

CricketEdit

Events

England

Australia

India

South Africa

West Indies

Figure skatingEdit

Events

World Figure Skating Championships

GolfEdit

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racingEdit

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockeyEdit

Motor racingEdit

Paris-Marseille-Paris Trail

Olympic GamesEdit

1896 Summer Olympics

  • The 1896 Summer Olympics, the first modern Games, takes place in Athens with 13 nations competing, the most competitors coming from Greece, Germany and France.
  • 16 April — American James Connolly wins the triple jump to become the first Olympic champion in over 1,500 years.
  • Winners receive a silver medal and a crown of olive branches; Greece wins the most medals (46) and the United States wins the most gold medals (11).

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby leagueEdit

Events

England

Rugby unionEdit

Home Nations Championship

SkiingEdit

Speed skatingEdit

Speed Skating World Championships

TennisEdit

England

France

USA

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scottish Cup Past Winners | Scottish Cup | Scottish FA". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Cyber Boxing Zone". Archived from the original on 2009-06-14. Retrieved 2009-06-20.
  3. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 29 December 2021.
  4. ^ 1896 Grand Prix and Paris Races Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 7 September 2009.
  5. ^ "Harvard–Yale Regatta – 150 Years of Tradition" Archived 2014-07-14 at the Wayback Machine. Harvard Men's Heavyweight Crew. Retrieved 2013-05-10.