1897 in sports

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1897 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899 1900
Centuries: 18th century · 19th century · 20th century
Decades: 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
Years: 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899 1900

AthleticsEdit

American footballEdit

College championship

Professional championships

Association footballEdit

England

Scotland

AthleticsEdit

Australian rules footballEdit

VFL Premiership

BaseballEdit

National championship

Events

BoxingEdit

Events

Lineal world champions[4]

CricketEdit

Events

England

Australia

India

South Africa

West Indies

Figure skatingEdit

World Figure Skating Championships

GolfEdit

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racingEdit

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockeyEdit

Stanley Cup

Motor racingEdit

Nice Speed Week

  • The first regular motor racing venue is Nice, France, where an annual "Speed Week" is established. To fill out the schedule, most types of racing event are invented here including the first hill climb, from Nice to La Turbie, and a sprint that has been called the forerunner of drag racing.

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby leagueEdit

England

Rugby unionEdit

Home Nations Championship

Speed skatingEdit

Speed Skating World Championships

TennisEdit

Events

  • The inaugural French women's singles championship is held.

England

France

USA

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scottish Cup Past Winners | Scottish Cup | Scottish FA". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  2. ^ Boston Athletic Association (2011). "Boston Marathon History: 1897-1900". www.baa.org. Boston: Boston Athletic Association. Archived from the original on 2013-04-10. Retrieved March 2, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Bob Fitzsimmons. Retrieved on 15 November 2009.
  4. ^ "Cyber Boxing Zone". Archived from the original on 2009-06-14. Retrieved 2009-06-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)