1902 in sports

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1902 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1899 1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
Years: 1899 1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905
World lightweight boxing champion Joe Gans

American footballEdit

College championship

Professional championships

Events

Association footballEdit

Brazil

England

Scotland

Spain

  • 10 March — foundation of Real Madrid as Madrid Fútbol Club

AthleticsEdit

Australian rules footballEdit

VFL Premiership

BaseballEdit

National championship

Events

BoxingEdit

Events

Lineal world champions[4]

CricketEdit

Events

  • No cricket is played in South Africa due to the Boer War.
  • Australia defeats England in The Ashes by 2 Tests to 1 after the first two Tests have been rained off. In one of the most famous Test series in history, the final three matches are full of drama with Victor Trumper scoring a century before lunch in the Third Test, Australia winning the Fourth Test by just 3 runs and England winning the Fifth Test by one wicket following a century in only 75 minutes by Gilbert Jessop.

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

  • Winnipeg Victorias successfully defends the Stanley Cup, defeating Toronto Wellingtons in a Cup challenge by two games to nil in a best-of-three series
  • March – Winnipeg Victorias wins the Manitoba Hockey Association championship to retain the Stanley Cup
  • 1 March — Montreal HC wins the Canadian Amateur Hockey League (CAHL) championship and challenges Winnipeg
  • 13–17 March — Montreal and Winnipeg play a best-of-three series for the Stanley Cup, Montreal winning by two games to one to claim the Stanley Cup for the first time since 1894

Motor racingEdit

Paris-Vienna Trail

  • The Paris-Vienna Trail is run on 26–29 June over 990 km and won by Marcel Renault (France) driving a Renault in a time of 15:47:43. The race is in retrospect sometimes referred to as the VII Grand Prix de l'ACF.[5]

Gordon Bennett Cup

Circuit des Ardennes

  • The inaugural Circuit des Ardennes is run on 31 July 1902 in the vicinity of Bastogne. The total distance is 512.05 km (i.e., 85.34 km x 6 laps). The winner is Charles Jarrott (Great Britain), driving a Panhard-Levassor 70 hp in a time of 5:53:39.

Great Britain

  • The first motor race in Great Britain is held at Bexhill-on-Sea with more than 200 entries.[6]

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby leagueEdit

Events

England

Rugby unionEdit

Home Nations Championship

Speed skatingEdit

Speed Skating World Championships

TennisEdit

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nilsson, Leonard Jägerskiöld (13 November 2018). World Football Club Crests: The Design, Meaning and Symbolism of World Football's Most Famous Club Badges. Bloomsbury USA. p. 234. ISBN 978-1-4729-5425-1.
  2. ^ "Scottish Cup Past Winners | Scottish Cup | Scottish FA". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  3. ^ Boston Athletic Association (2011). "Boston Marathon History: 1901-1905". www.baa.org. Boston: Boston Athletic Association. Archived from the original on 2011-02-21. Retrieved March 2, 2011.
  4. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  5. ^ 1902 Grand Prix and Paris Races Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 12 September 2009.
  6. ^ Birthplace of British motor racing. Retrieved on 16 August 2009.