1897 in sports

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1897 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

American football[edit]

College championship

Professional championships

Association football[edit]

England

Scotland

Athletics[edit]

Australian rules football[edit]

VFL Premiership

Baseball[edit]

National championship

Events

Boxing[edit]

Events

Lineal world champions[3]

Cricket[edit]

Events

England

Australia

India

South Africa

West Indies

Figure skating[edit]

World Figure Skating Championships

Golf[edit]

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing[edit]

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey[edit]

Stanley Cup

Motor racing[edit]

Nice Speed Week

  • The first regular motor racing venue is Nice, France, where an annual "Speed Week" is established. To fill out the schedule, most types of racing event are invented here including the first hill climb, from Nice to La Turbie, and a sprint that has been called the forerunner of drag racing.

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby league[edit]

England

Rugby union[edit]

Home Nations Championship

Speed skating[edit]

Speed Skating World Championships

Tennis[edit]

Events

  • The inaugural French women's singles championship is held.

England

France

USA

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boston Athletic Association (2011). "Boston Marathon History: 1897-1900". www.baa.org. Boston: Boston Athletic Association. Retrieved March 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Bob Fitzsimmons. Retrieved on 15 November 2009.
  3. ^ "Cyber Boxing Zone". Archived from the original on 2009-06-20. Retrieved 2009-06-20.