1916 in sports

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1916 in sports describes the year’s events in world sport.

Note — many sporting events did not take place because of World War I

American football[edit]

College championship

Events

Association football[edit]

Europe

  • There is no major football in Europe due to World War I

South America

  • 9 July — CONMEBOL, the governing body of South American football, is founded

Australian rules football[edit]

VFL Premiership

South Australian Football League:

  • not contested due to World War I

West Australian Football League:

Bandy[edit]

Sweden

Baseball[edit]

World Series

Events

Boxing[edit]

Events

Lineal world champions[2]

Canadian football[edit]

Grey Cup

Cricket[edit]

Events

India

Cycling[edit]

Tour de France

Giro d'Italia

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

Events

Motor racing[edit]

Grand Prix racing

  • No Grand Prix races are held in Europe from 1915 to 1920 inclusive.

Indianapolis 500

Vanderbilt Cup

American Grand Prize

Olympic Games[edit]

1916 Summer Olympics

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby league[edit]

England

  • All first-class competitions are cancelled due to World War I

Australia

New Zealand

Rugby union[edit]

Five Nations Championship

Speed skating[edit]

Speed Skating World Championships

Tennis[edit]

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

  • 1916 International Lawn Tennis Challenge – not contested

References[edit]

  1. ^ Litsky, Frank (2006-10-07). "In 1916, a Blowout for the Ages". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-02-09. 
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone