1899 in sports

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1899 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

American football

College championship

Professional championships

Events

Association football

England

France

Germany

Italy

  • Foundation of A.C. Milan as the Milan Associazione Calcio (Milan Association Football).

Scotland

Spain

  • 29 November — FC Barcelona founded by a Swiss, Hans Gamper, who wants to establish football in the city.

Athletics

Australian rules football

VFL Premiership

Baseball

National championship

Events

  • Cleveland Spiders finish last in the twelve-team NL and establish an all-time major league record with 134 losses in a season, 84 games behind the pennant winner and 35 games out of 11th place. The team plays 113 games on the road, losing a record 102. They are dropped during the off-season when the National League contracts from twelve to eight teams.

Basketball

Events

  • Kansas played against the Kansas City YMCA, losing 5–16, in the first game of the programs prestigious history. The Jayhawks were coached by the inventor of basketball James Naismith.

Boxing

Lineal world champions[2]

Cricket

Events

England

Australia

India

South Africa

West Indies

Cycling

Road racing

Figure skating

World Figure Skating Championships

Golf

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey

Stanley Cup

Motor racing

Tour de France Trail

Rowing

The Boat Race

Rugby league

England

Rugby union

Home Nations Championship

Speed skating

Speed Skating World Championships

Tennis

Events

England

France

USA

Yacht racing

America's Cup

References

  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". Archived from the original on 2009-06-20. Retrieved 2009-06-20. 
  3. ^ 1899 Grand Prix and Paris Races. Retrieved on 7 September 2009.
  4. ^ Grand Prix History online (retrieved 11 June 2017)
  5. ^ Grand Prix History online (retrieved 11 June 2017)
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