1965 in sports

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1965 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

1965 Bandy World Championship on a contemporary Soviet stamp.

American football edit

Association football edit

England edit

Australian rules football edit

Bandy edit

Baseball edit

Basketball edit

Boxing edit

Canadian football edit

Cricket edit

Cue sports (pool, snooker, carom billiards) edit

Cycling edit

Field Hockey edit

  • March 13 – In an international women's field hockey match at Wembley Stadium, England. South Africa beat England 2–1.

Figure skating edit

Golf edit

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing edit

Horse racing edit


Flat races

Ice hockey edit

Motorsport edit

Pickleball edit

Radiosport edit

Rugby league edit

Rugby union edit

Snooker edit

Swimming edit

  • 1 March – The Amateur Swimming Union of Australia stuns the nation with its decision that Olympic champion and 1964 Australian of the Year Dawn Fraser will be banned from all amateur competition for ten years. The decision follows an inquiry into Fraser's alleged misbehaviour during the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
  • August 15 – US swimmer Kenis Moore breaks the world record in the women's 200m butterfly (long course) during a meet in Maumee, Ohio, clocking 2:26.3.
  • August 21 – Dutch swimming star Ada Kok breaks the world record in the women's 200m butterfly (long course) for the first time, during a meet in Leiden, clocking 2:25.8.
  • September 12 – Ada Kok from the Netherlands betters her own world record in the women's 200m butterfly (long course), during a meet in Groningen, clocking 2:25.3.

Tennis edit





Davis Cup

Multi-sport events edit

Awards edit

References edit

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