1924 in sports

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1924 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

American football[edit]

Association football[edit]

England

Germany

Greece

Monaco

Athletics[edit]

Men's 1500 metres

Australian rules football[edit]

VFL Premiership

  • Essendon wins the 28th VFL Premiership: under the finals system used, no Grand Final is played.

Brownlow Medal

Bandy[edit]

Sweden

Baseball[edit]

World Series

Negro League Baseball

Biathlon[edit]

1924 Winter Olympics

Bobsleigh[edit]

1924 Winter Olympics

  • Bobsleigh debuts oaiusfhkuhoidsfuhoiuhin Chamonix at the inaugural Winter Olympics. The sole event is the 4-man bob which is won by Switzerland I (gold) ahead of Great Britain II (silver) and Belgium I (bronze).

Boxing[edit]

Events

Lineal world champions[1]

Canadian football[edit]

Grey Cup

Cricket[edit]

Events

  • England defeats South Africa 3–0 with two matches drawn. There is a sensational start to the series when the South Africans are bowled out for only 30, in just 12.3 overs, in their first innings of the First Test at Edgbaston, England having made over 400.

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

Curling[edit]

1924 Winter Olympics

  • Curling is played at the inaugural Winter Olympics. It is a demonstration sport at the time but is retrospectively granted official status. The gold medal is won by the Great Britain and Ireland team.

Cycling[edit]

Tour de France

Field hockey[edit]

Events

  • 7 January — the International Hockey Federation (FIH) is founded in Paris by seven member countries: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Hungary, Spain and Switzerland.

Figure skating[edit]

Events

  • Figure skating is included in the inaugural Winter Olympics, having already featured in the 1908 and 1920 Summer Olympics. The Olympic gold medallists and the world championship winners are the same in all three events.

1924 Winter Olympics

  • Men's individual – Gillis Grafström (Sweden)
  • Women's individual – Herma Szabo (Austria)
  • Pairs – Helene Engelmann and Alfred Berger (Austria)

World Figure Skating Championships

Golf[edit]

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing[edit]

Events

England

Australia

Canada

France

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey[edit]

Events

1924 Winter Olympics

  • Gold Medal – Canada
  • Silver Medal – USA
  • Bronze Medal – Great Britain

Stanley Cup

Events

Motorsport[edit]

Nordic skiing[edit]

Events

1924 Winter Olympics

Olympic Games[edit]

1924 Winter Olympics

  • The 1924 Winter Olympics, the inaugural Winter Olympics, takes place in Chamonix, France. It is originally called Semaine des Sports d'Hiver, or "International Winter Sports Week".
  • Norway wins the most medals (18) and the most gold medals (5)

1924 Summer Olympics

  • The 1924 Summer Olympics takes place in Paris
  • United States wins the most medals (99) and the most gold medals (45)

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby league[edit]

England

Australia

Rugby union[edit]

Five Nations Championship

Speed skating[edit]

Events

  • Speed skating debuts as an Olympic sport in Chamonix at the inaugural Winter Olympics. Five men only events are held.

Speed Skating World Championships

1924 Winter Olympics

Tennis[edit]

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

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