1906 in sports

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1906 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

1906 St. Louis Post-Dispatch photo of Brad Robinson, who threw the first legal forward pass in American football

American football edit

College championship

Events

Association football edit

England

Germany

Mexico

Portugal

Scotland

Spain

Australian rules football edit

VFL Premiership

Events

  • The Australasian Football Council is established in November to serve as the top-level governing body for Australian rules football in Australia and New Zealand.

Baseball edit

World Series

Boxing edit

Events

Lineal world champions[2]

Cricket edit

Events

England

Australia

India

South Africa

West Indies

Cycling edit

Tour de France

Figure skating edit

Events

  • Inaugural ISU World Championships for women is held at Davos, Switzerland

World Figure Skating Championships

Golf edit

Events

  • As scoring improves, Alex Smith becomes the first golfer in US Open history to break 300 for 72 holes when he posts 295

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing edit

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey edit

Stanley Cup

  • February — Ottawa Hockey Club defeats Queen's College of Kingston, Ontario in a Stanley Cup challenge
  • March — Ottawa defeats Smiths Falls, Ontario two games to none in another Stanley Cup challenge.
  • March — Ottawa and Montreal Wanderers tie for first place in the ECAHA league's regular season with 9–1 records. The two clubs hold a playoff to determine the ECAHA and Stanley Cup champion. The Wanderers win the series for their first Stanley Cup win, defeating the Silver Seven in a two-game total-goals series.

Other events

Motorsport edit

Rowing edit

The Boat Race

Rugby league edit

England

Events

  • Rules of rugby league are changed so that the number of players in a team is reduced from 15 to 13,[6] and following tackles the play-the-ball is introduced in place of rucks and mauls.[7]

Speed skating edit

  • January 27 - New world record in speed skating 500m by Rudolf Gundersen (44.8) in Davos

Speed Skating World Championships

Rugby union edit

Home Nations Championship

Tennis edit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

References edit

  1. ^ "Scottish Cup Past Winners | Scottish Cup | Scottish FA". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  3. ^ "Cycling-Tour de France list of winners". Eurosport UK. 26 August 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  4. ^ "James Braid | British golfer". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 30 April 2021.
  5. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 30 December 2021.
  6. ^ Cunneen, Chris (2001). The best ever Australian Sports Writing. Australia: Black Inc. p. 314. ISBN 1-86395-266-7. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
  7. ^ "The History Of Rugby League". Rugby League Information. napit.co.uk. Retrieved 2 January 2014.