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1953 In Sports

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 football 1
  • Association football 2
  • Australian rules football 3
  • Baseball 4
  • Basketball 5
  • Boxing 6
  • Canadian football 7
  • Cricket 8
  • Cycling 9
  • Figure skating 10
  • Golf 11
  • Harness racing 12
  • Horse racing 13
  • Ice hockey 14
  • Motor racing 15
  • Rugby league 16
  • Rugby union 17
  • Snooker 18
  • Tennis 19
  • Multi-sport event 20
  • Awards 21
  • References 22

American football

Association football

England

Scotland

Spain

Italy

West Germany

France

Portugal

Australian rules football

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Canadian football

Cricket

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.

Cycling

Figure skating

Golf

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing

Horse racing

Steeplechases

Hurdle races

Flat races

Ice hockey

Motor racing

Rugby league

Rugby union

Snooker

Tennis

Australia

England

France

USA

Events

Davis Cup

Multi-sport events

Awards

References

  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
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