1936 in sports

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1936 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Alpine skiing[edit]

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 6th FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are held at Innsbruck, Austria. The events are a downhill, a slalom and a combined race in both the men's and women's categories. The winners are:

American football[edit]

Association football[edit]

England

Spain

Germany

Italy

Portugal

France

Australian rules football[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Events

Lineal world champions[2]

Cricket[edit]

Events

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

Cycling[edit]

Tour de France

Giro d'Italia

Field Hockey[edit]

Figure skating[edit]

Golf[edit]

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Horse racing[edit]

  • May 8 – jockey Ralph Neves was involved in a racing accident at Bay Meadows Racetrack in San Mateo, California and mistakenly pronounced dead. A while later, he woke up in the morgue and promptly returned to the racetrack but was not allowed to compete in any of the remaining races because of his "death".

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey[edit]

  • The Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup Championship 3 games to 1 over the Toronto Maple Leafs
    • Combining this with the Detroit Tigers World Series win and the Detroit Lions NFL Championship, in 1935, Detroit played home to the Championship teams in the MLB, NFL, and NHL in one 12 month period. This feat has yet to be duplicated by any other city.[3]

Motor racing[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Snooker[edit]

Speed skating[edit]

Events

Speed Skating World Championships

1936 Winter Olympics (Men)

1936 Winter Olympics (Women)

  • not contested

Tennis[edit]

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cornwall, Peter and Wood, John; Pride of the Bay: The Story of the Glenelg Football Club; p. 72 ISBN 0646378171
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  3. ^ Champions day