1991 in sports

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1991 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.


Years in sports: 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s
Years: 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994

Alpine skiing

American football

Artistic gymnastics

Association football

Athletics

Australian rules football

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Canadian football

Cricket

Cycling

Dogsled racing

  • Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Champion –
    • Rick Swenson won with lead dog: Goose

Field hockey

  • Men's Champions Trophy: Germany
  • Women's Champions Trophy: Australia

Figure skating

Golf

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing

Horse racing

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey

Lacrosse

Motorsport

Radiosport

Rugby League

  • Penrith Panthers defeat two-time defending premiers Canberra Raiders in the NSWRL Grand Final at the Sydney Football Stadium. It is Penrith's first premiership since their admission in 1967.
  • Wigan retained their title in the English Rugby League competition, with Oldham, Sheffield Eagles and Rochdale Hornets being relegated. To date this is Rochdale's last appearance in the top flight.

Rugby Union

Snooker

Swimming

Taekwondo

Tennis

Triathlon

Volleyball

Men's competition

  • FIVB World League: Italy
  • Asia Volleyball Championship: Japan
  • Men's European Volleyball Championship: USSR
  • Pan American Games: Cuba

Women's competition

  • Asia Volleyball Championship: China
  • Women's European Volleyball Championship: USSR
  • Pan American Games: Cuba

Water polo

  • FINA Men's World Water Polo Championship: Yugoslavia
  • FINA Women's World Water Polo Championship: Netherlands

Multi-sport events

Awards

References

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