1920 in sports

1920 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
Years: 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923

American footballEdit

Association footballEdit

England

Germany

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100 metres

Australian rules footballEdit

VFL Premiership

South Australian Football League

West Australian Football League

BandyEdit

Sweden

BaseballEdit

World Series

Major League Baseball

Negro leagues

BasketballEdit

Italy

BoxingEdit

Events

Lineal world champions[2]

Canadian footballEdit

Grey Cup

CricketEdit

Events

  • Post-war recovery continues and an English team goes to Australia in November to commence the first Test series since the war.
  • Derbyshire suffer the ignominy of a perfectly bad season, losing all seventeen county matches with any play. This is the second and last time this has occurred in county cricket, and the only time in the official County Championship.

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

CyclingEdit

Tour de France

Giro d'Italia

Field hockeyEdit

Olympic Games (Men's Competition)[4]

  • Gold Medal – Great Britain
  • Silver Medal – Denmark
  • Bronze Medal – Belgium

Figure skatingEdit

World Figure Skating Championships

  • The championships are not contested

1920 Summer Olympics

GolfEdit

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racingEdit

Events

England

Australia

Canada

France

Ireland

USA

Ice hockeyEdit

Events

  • Ice hockey is held at the 1920 Summer Olympics and is the second winter sport to feature at the Olympics — 4 years before the inaugural Winter Games is held

1920 Summer Olympics

  • Gold Medal – Canada
  • Silver Medal – USA
  • Bronze Medal – Czechoslovakia

Stanley Cup

Events

MotorsportEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

1920 Summer Olympics

  • The 1920 Summer Olympics takes place in Antwerp
  • The 1916 Summer Olympics planned for Berlin having been cancelled due to World War I, the 1920 Games are awarded to Antwerp to "honour the suffering of the Belgian people"
  • United States wins the most medals (95) and the most gold medals (41)

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby leagueEdit

England

Australia

Rugby unionEdit

Five Nations Championship

Speed skatingEdit

Speed Skating World Championships

  • not contested

TennisEdit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

Yacht racingEdit

America's Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Abrams, Roger I. (12 October 2010). Sports Justice: The Law and the Business of Sports. UPNE. p. 56. ISBN 978-1-55553-735-7.
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  3. ^ "Cycling-Tour de France list of winners". Eurosport UK. 26 August 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Olympedia – Hockey at the 1920 Summer Olympics". www.olympedia.org. Retrieved 19 February 2021.