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1936 In Sports

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1936 In Sports

1936 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Contents

  • Alpine skiing 1
  • American football 2
  • Association football 3
  • Australian rules football 4
  • Baseball 5
  • Boxing 6
  • Cricket 7
  • Cycling 8
  • Field Hockey 9
  • Figure skating 10
  • Golf 11
  • Horse racing 12
  • Ice hockey 13
  • Motor racing 14
  • Olympic Games 15
  • Rowing 16
  • Rugby league 17
  • Rugby union 18
  • Snooker 19
  • Speed skating 20
  • Tennis 21
  • Awards 22
  • References 23

Alpine skiing

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 6th FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are held at Innsbruck, Austria. The events are a downhill, a slalom and a combined race in both the men's and women's categories. The winners are:

American football

Association football

England

Spain

Germany

Italy

Portugal

France

Australian rules football

Baseball

Boxing

Events

Lineal world champions[2]

Cricket

Events

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

Cycling

Tour de France

Giro d'Italia

Field Hockey

Figure skating

Golf

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Horse racing

  • May 8 – jockey

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey

  • The Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup Championship 3 games to 1 over the Toronto Maple Leafs
    • Combining this with the Detroit Tigers World Series win and the Detroit Lions NFL Championship, in 1935, Detroit played home to the Championship teams in the MLB, NFL, and NHL in one 12-month period. This feat has yet to be duplicated by any other city.[3]

Motor racing

Olympic Games

Rowing

The Boat Race

Rugby league

Rugby union

Snooker

Speed skating

Events

Speed Skating World Championships

1936 Winter Olympics (Men)

1936 Winter Olympics (Women)

  • not contested

Tennis

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

Awards

References

  1. ^ Cornwall, Peter and Wood, John; Pride of the Bay: The Story of the Glenelg Football Club; p. 72 ISBN 0646378171
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  3. ^ Champions day
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