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1953 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
Years: 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956

Contents

American footballEdit

Association footballEdit

England

Scotland

Spain

Italy

West Germany

France

Portugal

Australian rules footballEdit

BaseballEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

BowlingEdit

Nine-pin bowling

Canadian footballEdit

CricketEdit

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

  • Plunket ShieldOtago
  • Following their Australian tour, South Africa tour New Zealand, winning a two-Test series one-nil with one draw

South Africa

West Indies

  • India make their first tour of the West Indies, losing a five-test series 0-1 with four draws.

CyclingEdit

Figure skatingEdit

GolfEdit

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racingEdit

Horse racingEdit

Ice hockeyEdit

MotorsportEdit

Rugby leagueEdit

Rugby unionEdit

SnookerEdit

TennisEdit

Multi-sport eventsEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ It merged with Woodville after the 1990 season, and the new club won flags in 1993, 2006 and 2011
  2. ^ Naylor gets his second “Fiver”
  3. ^ A Trip Down Memory Lane