1964 in sports

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1964 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.


Years in sports: 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
Years: 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967

Alpine skiing[edit]

American football[edit]

Association football[edit]

England[edit]

International[edit]

Athletics (track and field)[edit]

  • March 6 – Tom O'Hara sets a new world record for the indoor mile run by completing it in 3 minutes and 56.4 seconds

Australian rules football[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canadian football[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Field hockey[edit]

Figure skating[edit]

Golf[edit]

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey[edit]

Lacrosse[edit]

Motor racing[edit]

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Snooker[edit]

Swimming[edit]

  • February 29 – in Sydney, Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser sets a new world record in the women's 100m freestyle (long course) competition: 58.9 seconds.
  • March 29 – Australia's Kevin Berry sets a new world record in the men's 200m butterfly (long course) at a meet in Sydney, clocking 2:06.9.
  • July 12 – US swimmer Sharon Stouder breaks the world record in the women's 200m butterfly (long course) with one second, during a meet in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, clocking 2:28.1.
  • August 2 – Sharon Stouder once again breaks the world record in the women's 200m butterfly (long course), this time in Los Altos, California, clocking 2:26.4.
  • October 18 – Kevin Berry breaks his own world record in the men's 200m butterfly (long course) on the last day of the swimming competition at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, with a time of 2:06.6.

Tennis[edit]

Australia

France

UK

USA

Davis Cup

Volleyball[edit]

Yacht racing[edit]

Multi-sport events[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]