1958 in sports

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1958 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.


Years in sports: 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
Years: 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961

American football[edit]

Artistic gymnastics[edit]

Association football[edit]

FIFA World Cup[edit]

Europe[edit]

England[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Australian rules football[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

  • December 10 - Light-heavyweight champion Archie Moore is knocked down three times in the first round and once more in the fifth round by Yvon Durelle but Moore held on to come back to knock out Durelle in the 11th round.

Canadian football[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Figure skating[edit]

Golf[edit]

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

  • Tim Tam, who had won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, fractured a sesamoid bone and lost his chance for the Triple Crown when he hobbled across the finish line in second place at the Belmont Stakes.

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey[edit]

Motor racing[edit]

Pétanque[edit]

  • The sport's international federation is founded in Marseille

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Skiing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

Yacht racing[edit]

Multi-sport events[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]