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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

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