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1936 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
Years: 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939

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Alpine skiingEdit

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 6th FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are held at Innsbruck, Austria. The events are a downhill, a slalom and a combined race in both the men's and women's categories. The winners are:

American footballEdit

Association footballEdit

England

Spain

Germany

Italy

Portugal

France

Australian rules footballEdit

BaseballEdit

BoxingEdit

CricketEdit

Events

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

CyclingEdit

Tour de France

Giro d'Italia

Field HockeyEdit

Figure skatingEdit

GolfEdit

Horse racingEdit

  • May 8 – jockey Ralph Neves was involved in a racing accident at Bay Meadows Racetrack in San Mateo, California and mistakenly pronounced dead. A while later, he woke up in the morgue and promptly returned to the racetrack but was not allowed to compete in any of the remaining races because of his "death".

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockeyEdit

  • The Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup Championship 3 games to 1 over the Toronto Maple Leafs
    • Combining this with the Detroit Tigers World Series win and the Detroit Lions NFL Championship, in 1935, Detroit played home to the Championship teams in the MLB, NFL, and NHL in one 12-month period. This feat has yet to be duplicated by any other city.[4]

MotorsportEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby leagueEdit

Rugby unionEdit

SnookerEdit

Speed skatingEdit

Events

Speed Skating World Championships

1936 Winter Olympics (Men)

1936 Winter Olympics (Women)

  • not contested

TennisEdit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cornwall, Peter and Wood, John; Pride of the Bay: The Story of the Glenelg Football Club; p. 72 ISBN 0646378171
  2. ^ ja:中日ドラゴンズ#球団の歴史#1リーグ時代’’’(Japanese)’’’ Retrieved January 6, 2017
  3. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  4. ^ Champions day