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1924 In Sports

1924 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Contents

  • American football 1
  • Association football 2
  • Athletics 3
  • Australian rules football 4
  • Bandy 5
  • Baseball 6
  • Biathlon 7
  • Bobsleigh 8
  • Boxing 9
  • Canadian football 10
  • Cricket 11
  • Curling 12
  • Cycling 13
  • Field hockey 14
  • Figure skating 15
  • Golf 16
  • Horse racing 17
  • Ice hockey 18
  • Motor racing 19
  • Nordic skiing 20
  • Olympic Games 21
  • Rowing 22
  • Rugby league 23
  • Rugby union 24
  • Speed skating 25
  • Tennis 26
  • References 27

American football

Association football

England

Germany

Athletics

Men's 1500 metres

Australian rules football

VFL Premiership

  • Essendon wins the 28th VFL Premiership: under the finals system used, no Grand Final is played.

Brownlow Medal

Bandy

Sweden

Baseball

World Series

Negro League Baseball

Biathlon

1924 Winter Olympics

Bobsleigh

1924 Winter Olympics

  • Bobsleigh debuts as an Olympic sport in Chamonix at the inaugural Winter Olympics. The sole event is the 4-man bob which is won by Switzerland I (gold) ahead of Great Britain II (silver) and Belgium I (bronze).

Boxing

Events

Lineal world champions[1]

Canadian football

Grey Cup

Cricket

Events

  • England defeats South Africa 3–0 with two matches drawn. There is a sensational start to the series when the South Africans are bowled out for only 30, in just 12.3 overs, in their first innings of the First Test at Edgbaston, England having made over 400.

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

Curling

1924 Winter Olympics

  • Curling is played at the inaugural Winter Olympics. It is a demonstration sport at the time but is retrospectively granted official status. The gold medal is won by the Great Britain and Ireland team.

Cycling

Tour de France

Field hockey

Events

Figure skating

Events

  • Figure skating is included in the inaugural Winter Olympics, having already featured in the 1908 and 1920 Summer Olympics. The Olympic gold medallists and the world championship winners are the same in all three events.

1924 Winter Olympics

  • Men's individual – Gillis Grafström (Sweden)
  • Women's individual – Herma Szabo (Austria)
  • Pairs – Helene Engelmann and Alfred Berger (Austria)

World Figure Skating Championships

Golf

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing

Events

England

Australia

Canada

France

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey

Events

1924 Winter Olympics

  • Gold Medal – Canada
  • Silver Medal – USA
  • Bronze Medal – Great Britain

Stanley Cup

Events

Motor racing

Grand Prix racing

Indianapolis 500

Le Mans 24 hours

Nordic skiing

Events

1924 Winter Olympics

Olympic Games

1924 Winter Olympics

  • The 1924 Winter Olympics, the inaugural Winter Olympics, takes place in Chamonix, France. It is originally called Semaine des Sports d'Hiver, or "International Winter Sports Week".
  • Norway wins the most medals (18) and the most gold medals (5)

1924 Summer Olympics

Rowing

The Boat Race

Rugby league

England

Australia

Rugby union

Five Nations Championship

Speed skating

Events

  • Speed skating debuts as an Olympic sport in Chamonix at the inaugural Winter Olympics. Five men only events are held.

Speed Skating World Championships

1924 Winter Olympics

Tennis

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

References

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
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