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1951 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
Years: 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954

American footballEdit

Association footballEdit

AthleticsEdit

The athletics competition at the 1951 Pan American Games is held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Mal Whitfield of the USA wins gold medals in three events: 400 m, 800 m and 4 × 400 m relay.

Australian rules footballEdit

Victorian Football League

South Australian National Football League

Western Australian National Football League

BaseballEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

Canadian footballEdit

CyclingEdit

Figure skatingEdit

GolfEdit

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racingEdit

Horse racingEdit

Steeplechases

Hurdle races

Flat races

Ice hockeyEdit

LacrosseEdit

  • The 50th anniversaries of the donations of both the Mann Cup and the Minto Cup.
  • The Peterborough Timbermen win the 50th Mann Cup.
  • The Mimico Mountaineers win the 50th Minto Cup.

MotorsportEdit

Rugby leagueEdit

Rugby unionEdit

SnookerEdit

Speed skatingEdit

Speed Skating World Championships

TennisEdit

Multi-sport eventsEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit