1943 in sports

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Years in sports: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
Years: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946

1943 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Note — many sporting events did not take place because of World War II

American football[edit]

Association football[edit]

Australian rules football[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

NBL Championship

Events

Cricket[edit]

Events

  • There is no first-class cricket in England or Australia due to World War II. A few first-class matches are played in the West Indies, South Africa[1] and New Zealand but are not part of any official competition.

India

Cycling[edit]

Tour de France

  • not contested due to World War II

Giro d'Italia

  • not contested due to World War II

Figure skating[edit]

World Figure Skating Championships

  • not contested due to World War II

Golf[edit]

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Horse racing[edit]

Steeplechases

Hurdle races

Flat races

Ice hockey[edit]

Motor racing[edit]

Events

  • No major races are held anywhere worldwide due to World War II

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Speed skating[edit]

Speed Skating World Championships

  • not contested due to World War II

Tennis[edit]

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

  • 1943 International Lawn Tennis Challenge – not contested

Awards[edit]

Notes[edit]

a Owing to government bans on weekday sport, the Melbourne Cup was run on a Saturday from 1942 to 1944.
b The 1943 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was run at Le Tremblay over 2,300 metres.

References[edit]