1943 in sports

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1943 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports

1943 in sports

Note — many sporting events did not take place because of World War II

American footballEdit

Association footballEdit

Australian rules footballEdit

BaseballEdit

BasketballEdit

NBL Championship

Events

CricketEdit

Events

  • There is no first-class cricket in England or Australia due to World War II. A few first-class matches are played in the West Indies, South Africa[1] and New Zealand but are not part of any official competition.

India

CyclingEdit

Tour de France

  • not contested due to World War II[2]

Giro d'Italia

  • not contested due to World War II

Figure skatingEdit

World Figure Skating Championships

  • not contested due to World War II

GolfEdit

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Horse racingEdit

Steeplechases

Hurdle races

Flat races

Ice hockeyEdit

Motor racingEdit

Events

  • No major races are held anywhere worldwide due to World War II

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby leagueEdit

Rugby unionEdit

Speed skatingEdit

Speed Skating World Championships

  • not contested due to World War II

TennisEdit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

  • 1943 International Lawn Tennis Challenge – not contested

AwardsEdit

NotesEdit

a Owing to government bans on weekday sport, the Melbourne Cup was run on a Saturday from 1942 to 1944.
b The 1943 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was run at Le Tremblay over 2,300 metres.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ First-Class Matches in South Africa 1942–43
  2. ^ "Cycling-Tour de France list of winners". Eurosport UK. 26 August 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d Young, William H.; Young, Nancy K. (17 September 2010). World War II and the Postwar Years in America: A Historical and Cultural Encyclopedia [2 volumes]: A Historical and Cultural Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. p. 361. ISBN 978-0-313-35653-7.
  4. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 2 January 2022.