1924 in sports

1924 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
Years: 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927

American footballEdit

Association footballEdit

England

Germany

Greece

Monaco

Peru

AthleticsEdit

Men's 1500 metres

England

Australian rules footballEdit

VFL Premiership

  • Essendon wins the 28th VFL Premiership: under the finals system used, no Grand Final is played.

Brownlow Medal

BandyEdit

Sweden

BaseballEdit

World Series

Negro leagues

BiathlonEdit

1924 Winter Olympics

BobsleighEdit

1924 Winter Olympics

  • Bobsleigh debuts as an Olympic sport at Chamonix at the inaugural Winter Olympics. The sole event is the 4-man bob which is won by Switzerland I (gold) ahead of Great Britain II (silver) and Belgium I (bronze).

BoxingEdit

Events

Lineal world champions[1]

Canadian footballEdit

Grey Cup

CricketEdit

Events

  • England defeats South Africa 3–0 with two matches drawn. There is a sensational start to the series when the South Africans are bowled out for only 30, in just 12.3 overs, in their first innings of the First Test at Edgbaston, England having made over 400.

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

CurlingEdit

1924 Winter Olympics

  • Curling is played at the inaugural Winter Olympics. It is a demonstration sport at the time but is retrospectively granted official status. The gold medal is won by the Great Britain and Ireland team.

CyclingEdit

Tour de France

Field hockeyEdit

Events

  • 7 January — the International Hockey Federation (FIH) is founded in Paris by seven member countries: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Hungary, Spain and Switzerland.

Figure skatingEdit

Events

  • Figure skating is included in the inaugural Winter Olympics, having already featured in the 1908 and 1920 Summer Olympics. The Olympic gold medallists and the world championship winners are the same in all three events.

1924 Winter Olympics

  • Men's individual – Gillis Grafström (Sweden)
  • Women's individual – Herma Szabo (Austria)
  • Pairs – Helene Engelmann and Alfred Berger (Austria)

World Figure Skating Championships

GolfEdit

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racingEdit

Events

England

Australia

Canada

France

Ireland

USA

Ice hockeyEdit

Events

1924 Winter Olympics

  • Gold Medal – Canada
  • Silver Medal – USA
  • Bronze Medal – Great Britain

Stanley Cup

Events

MotorsportEdit

Nordic skiingEdit

Events

1924 Winter Olympics

Olympic GamesEdit

1924 Winter Olympics

  • The 1924 Winter Olympics, the inaugural Winter Olympics, takes place in Chamonix, France. It is originally called Semaine des Sports d'Hiver, or "International Winter Sports Week".
  • Norway wins the most medals (18) and the most gold medals (5)

1924 Summer Olympics

  • The 1924 Summer Olympics takes place in Paris
  • United States wins the most medals (99) and the most gold medals (45)

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby leagueEdit

England

Australia

Rugby unionEdit

Five Nations Championship

Speed skatingEdit

Events

  • Speed skating debuts as an Olympic sport in Chamonix at the inaugural Winter Olympics. Five men only events are held.

Speed Skating World Championships

1924 Winter Olympics

SwimmingEdit

TennisEdit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  2. ^ "Cycling-Tour de France list of winners". Eurosport UK. 26 August 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2021.