1907 in sports

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World heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Burns

1907 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

American football[edit]

College championship

Events

Association football[edit]

England

Germany

Scotland

Turkey

Egypt

Athletics[edit]

Marathon

Australian rules football[edit]

VFL Premiership

Bandy[edit]

International

Bandy was included in the winter games held in Helsinki, Finland, similar to the Nordic Games. Finland was represented by the club Polyteknikkojen Urheiluseura (PUS) but the winner of the competition was a combined team from Sweden, which defeated PUS as well as a team from St. Petersburg, Russia.[1]

Sweden

Baseball[edit]

World Series

Events

Boxing[edit]

Events

  • Following two successful title defences in California, Tommy Burns travels to London where he defeats British heavyweight champion Gunner Moir

Lineal world champions[2]

Cricket[edit]

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

Cycling[edit]

Tour de France

Figure skating[edit]

World Figure Skating Championships

Golf[edit]

Events

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing[edit]

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey[edit]

Stanley Cup

  • 17–21 January — Kenora Thistles defeats Montreal Wanderers two games to none in a Stanley Cup challenge. Kenora, Ontario is the smallest town ever to win the Stanley Cup.
  • 16–18 March — Kenora Thistles defeats Brandon, Manitoba to win the Manitoba title and defends the Stanley Cup.
  • 23–25 March — Montreal Wanderers regains the Stanley Cup by defeating the Thistles two games to none in a rematch.

Events

Motor racing[edit]

Brooklands 24 hours

  • In June, eleven days after the Brooklands circuit opened, it played host to a 24-hour motor event. Selwyn Edge completed 2545 km in a Napier.

French Grand Prix

Ardennes Circuit

  • The sixth Circuit des Ardennes is run on 27 July over 371.20 miles (53.029 miles x 7 laps) in the vicinity of Bastogne. The winner is Pierre de Caters (France) driving a Mercedes in a time of 6:29:10.

Coppa Velocita di Brescia

  • The inaugural Coppa Velocita di Brescia is run on 2 September over 301.80 km (37.725 km x 8 laps) by Grand Prix-class cars. The winner is Alessandro Cagno (Italy) driving an Itala in 4:37:36.6.

Vanderbilt Cup

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby league[edit]

England

Australia

Rugby union[edit]

Home Nations Championship

Speed skating[edit]

Speed Skating World Championships

Tennis[edit]

Events

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Finnish Bandy Federation, in English". Finnish Bandy Association. Retrieved February 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone