1920 in sports

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1920 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

American football[edit]

Association football[edit]

England

Germany

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

Australian rules football[edit]

VFL Premiership

South Australian Football League

  • 18 September – North Adelaide defeat Norwood 10.9 (69) to 3.3 (21) to win its fourth SAFL premiership.

West Australian Football League

Bandy[edit]

Sweden

Baseball[edit]

World Series

Major League Baseball

Negro League Baseball

Boxing[edit]

Events

Lineal world champions[1]

Canadian football[edit]

Grey Cup

Cricket[edit]

Events

  • Post-war recovery continues and an English team goes to Australia in November to commence the first Test series since the war.
  • Derbyshire suffer the ignominy of a perfectly bad season, losing all seventeen county matches with any play. This is the second and last time this has occurred in county cricket, and the only time in the official County Championship.

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

Cycling[edit]

Tour de France

Giro d'Italia

Field hockey[edit]

Olympic Games (Men's Competition)

  • Gold Medal – Great Britain
  • Silver Medal – Denmark
  • Bronze Medal – Belgium

Figure skating[edit]

World Figure Skating Championships

  • The championships are not contested

1920 Summer Olympics

Golf[edit]

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing[edit]

Events

England

Australia

Canada

France

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey[edit]

Events

  • Ice hockey is held at the 1920 Summer Olympics and is the second winter sport to feature at the Olympics — 4 years before the inaugural Winter Games is held

1920 Summer Olympics

  • Gold Medal – Canada
  • Silver Medal – USA
  • Bronze Medal – Czechoslovakia

Stanley Cup

Events

Motor racing[edit]

Grand Prix racing

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

Indianapolis 500

Olympic Games[edit]

1920 Summer Olympics

  • The 1920 Summer Olympics takes place in Antwerp
  • The 1916 Summer Olympics planned for Berlin having been cancelled due to World War I, the 1920 Games are awarded to Antwerp to "honour the suffering of the Belgian people"
  • United States wins the most medals (95) and the most gold medals (41)

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby league[edit]

England

Australia

Rugby union[edit]

Five Nations Championship

Speed skating[edit]

Speed Skating World Championships

  • not contested

Tennis[edit]

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

Yacht racing[edit]

America's Cup

References[edit]