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1964 In Sports

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1964 In Sports

1964 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
Years: 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967


  • Alpine skiing 1
  • American football 2
  • Association football 3
    • England 3.1
    • International 3.2
  • Athletics (track and field) 4
  • Australian rules football 5
  • Baseball 6
  • Basketball 7
  • Boxing 8
  • Canadian football 9
  • Cycling 10
  • Field hockey 11
  • Figure skating 12
  • Golf 13
  • Harness racing 14
  • Horse racing 15
  • Ice hockey 16
  • Lacrosse 17
  • Motor racing 18
  • Rugby league 19
  • Rugby union 20
  • Snooker 21
  • Swimming 22
  • Tennis 23
  • Volleyball 24
  • Yacht racing 25
  • Multi-sport event 26
  • Awards 27
  • References 28

Alpine skiing

American football

Association football



Athletics (track and field)

  • March 6 – Tom O'Hara sets a new world record for the indoor mile run by completing it in 3 minutes and 56.4 seconds

Australian rules football




Canadian football


Field hockey

Figure skating


Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing

Horse racing


Flat races

Ice hockey


Motor racing

Rugby league

Rugby union



  • February 29 – in Sydney, Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser sets a new world record in the women's 100m freestyle (long course) competition: 58.9 seconds.
  • March 29 – Australia's Kevin Berry sets a new world record in the men's 200m butterfly (long course) at a meet in Sydney, clocking 2:06.9.
  • July 12 – US swimmer Sharon Stouder breaks the world record in the women's 200m butterfly (long course) with one second, during a meet in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, clocking 2:28.1.
  • August 2 – Sharon Stouder once again breaks the world record in the women's 200m butterfly (long course), this time in Los Altos, California, clocking 2:26.4.
  • October 18 – Kevin Berry breaks his own world record in the men's 200m butterfly (long course) on the last day of the swimming competition at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, with a time of 2:06.6.






Davis Cup


Yacht racing

Multi-sport events



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