1908 in sports

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1908 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports

1908 in sports

Wyndham Halswelle wins the 400 m at the 1908 Olympics

American footballEdit

College championship

Association footballEdit

Belgium

Brazil

England

Germany

Greece

Italy

Mexico

Netherlands

Scotland

Australian rules footballEdit

VFL Premiership

Events

BandyEdit

Sweden

BaseballEdit

World Series

Events

BoxingEdit

Events

Lineal world champions[2]

CricketEdit

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

CyclingEdit

Tour de France

Field hockeyEdit

Olympic Games (Men's Competition)

  • Gold Medal – England
  • Silver Medal – Ireland
  • Bronze Medals – Scotland & Wales

Figure skatingEdit

Events

World Figure Skating Championships

1908 Summer Olympics

GolfEdit

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racingEdit

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockeyEdit

Events

  • January 2 — The first All-Star game in ice hockey history is held at Montreal to benefit the widow of Hod Stuart, killed in an off-season swimming accident.

Stanley Cup

  • January 9–13 – Montreal Wanderers defeat the Ottawa Victorias 9–3, 13–1 (22–4) in a two-game challenge to retain the Stanley Cup.
  • March 7 — Montreal Wanderers win the Eastern Canada Amateur Hockey Association (ECAHA) championship for the third year in a row and successfully defend the Stanley Cup.
  • March 10–12 – Montreal Wanderers defeat Winnipeg Maple Leafs 11–5, 9–3 (20–8) in a two-game challenge.
  • March 14 – Montreal Wanderers defeat Toronto Professionals 6–4 in a one-game challenge to retain the Stanley Cup.

LacrosseEdit

Events

  • Lacrosse is played as an Olympic sport for the second and last time (the first having been in 1904). Canada defeats Great Britain: they are the only two teams to compete.

MotorsportEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

1908 Summer Olympics

  • The 1908 Summer Olympics takes place in London
  • Great Britain wins the most medals (145) and the most gold medals (56)

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby leagueEdit

Events

England

Australia

Rugby unionEdit

Home Nations Championship

Speed skatingEdit

Speed Skating World Championships

TennisEdit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scottish Cup Past Winners | Scottish Cup | Scottish FA". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  3. ^ This award was subtitled Lord Hawke and Four Cricketers of the Year.
  4. ^ "Cycling-Tour de France list of winners". Eurosport UK. 26 August 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  5. ^ "James Braid | British golfer". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 30 April 2021.
  6. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 30 December 2021.