1965 in sports

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1965 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.


Years in sports: 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
Years: 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968

American football[edit]

Association football[edit]

England[edit]

Australian rules football[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canadian football[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Cue sports (pool, snooker, carom billiards)[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Field Hockey[edit]

  • March 13 - In an international women's field hockey match at Wembley Stadium,England. South Africa beat England 2-1.

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]

Motor racing[edit]

Radiosport[edit]

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Snooker[edit]

Swimming[edit]

  • 1 March – The Amateur Swimming Union of Australia stuns the nation with its decision that Olympic champion and 1964 Australian of the Year Dawn Fraser will be banned from all amateur competition for ten years. The decision follows an inquiry into Fraser's alleged misbehaviour during the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
  • August 15 – US swimmer Kenis Moore breaks the world record in the women's 200m butterfly (long course) during a meet in Maumee, Ohio, clocking 2:26.3.
  • August 21 – Dutch swimming star Ada Kok breaks the world record in the women's 200m butterfly (long course) for the first time, during a meet in Leiden, clocking 2:25.8.
  • September 12 – Ada Kok from the Netherlands betters her own world record in the women's 200m butterfly (long course), during a meet in Groningen, clocking 2:25.3.

Tennis[edit]

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

Multi-sport events[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]