1933 in sports

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1933 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Alpine skiing

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 3rd FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are held at Innsbruck, Austria. The events are a downhill, a slalom and a combined race in both the men's and women's categories. The winners are:

Events

American football

Association football

Chile

England

Germany

Italy

France

Athletics

Australian rules football

VFL Premiership

Brownlow Medal

South Australian National Football League

Western Australian National Football League

  • 16 September – George Doig becomes the first player to score 100 goals in a WA(N)FL season, doing this in the season of his league debut. Doig would score 100 goals every season until 1941, after which World War II ended open-age football until 1945.
  • 14 October – East Fremantle wins its seventeenth WANFL premiership, defeating Subiaco 10.13 (73) to 7.7 (49)
  • Sandover Medal awarded to Sammy Clarke (Claremont-Cottesloe)

Bandy

Sweden

Baseball

World Series

Basketball

Boxing

Events

Lineal world champions[1]

Cricket

Events

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

Cycling

Field hockey

  • September 1 – foundation of Oranje Zwart, a Dutch club located in Eindhoven

Figure skating

World Figure Skating Championships

Golf

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing

England

Australia

Canada

France

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey

Motorsport

Nordic skiing

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

Radiosport

Events

Rowing

The Boat Race

Rugby league

England

Australia

Rugby union

Home Nations Championship

Snooker

World Championship

Speed skating

Speed Skating World Championships

Tennis

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

Awards

Associated Press Athlete of the Year

Notes

a An error in calculating points caused Yorkshire Second Eleven to meet and defeat Norfolk in the Minor Counties Challenge Match when that honour should have gone to Wiltshire; by the time the error was discovered, it was October and the weather was unsuitable for cricket, so the Championship was ruled “undecided”

References

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  2. ^ Lyle, Beaton (7 April 2009). "75 Years of French Rugby League". rleague.com. Retrieved 30 October 2011. [permanent dead link]
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