1912 in sports

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American tennis champion Mary Browne

1912 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

American football[edit]

College championship

Association football[edit]

England

Germany

Iceland

  • Iceland's premier division, now known as Landsbankadeild, is established with KR winning the inaugural title.

Russia

Scotland

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

Men's 1500 metres

Australian rules football[edit]

AFL Premiership

Bandy[edit]

Sweden

Baseball[edit]

World Series

Events

Boxing[edit]

Events

Lineal world champions[1]

Canadian football[edit]

Grey Cup

Cricket[edit]

Events

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

Cycling[edit]

Tour de France

Figure skating[edit]

World Figure Skating Championships

Golf[edit]

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing[edit]

England

'Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey[edit]

Stanley Cup

Events

Motor racing[edit]

Grand Prix racing

Indianapolis 500

Monte Carlo Rally

  • 2nd running is won by Jules Beutler driving a Berliet. This is the last running of the rally until its revival in 1924.

Vanderbilt Cup

American Grand Prize

Olympic Games[edit]

1912 Summer Olympics

  • The 1912 Summer Olympics takes place in Stockholm
  • First usage of electronic timing and public address systems
  • Sweden wins the most medals (65) and United States the most gold medals (25)

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby league[edit]

England

International

Australia

Rugby union[edit]

Five Nations Championship

Speed skating[edit]

Speed Skating World Championships

Tennis[edit]

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

References[edit]