1931 in sports

1931 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
Years: 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934

Alpine skiingEdit

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

Inaugural FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are held at Mürren, Switzerland. The events are a downhill and a slalom race in both the men's and women's categories. The winners are:

American footballEdit

Association footballEdit

England

Germany

Spain

Italy

Brazil

Australian rules footballEdit

VFL Premiership

South Australian National Football League

Western Australian National Football League

BandyEdit

Sweden

BaseballEdit

World Series

Major League Baseball

Negro League Baseball

BasketballEdit

ABL Championship

College Championship

Events

  • The ABL suspends operations after the 1930–1931 season. This is also the last year it operates as a major professional league.

BobsleighEdit

Bobsleigh World Championships

BoxingEdit

Events

Lineal world champions[2]

Canadian footballEdit

Grey Cup

CricketEdit

Events

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

CyclingEdit

Tour de France

Other events

Figure skatingEdit

World Figure Skating Championships

GolfEdit

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Harness racingEdit

USA

Horse racingEdit

England

Australia

Canada

France

Ireland

USA

Ice hockeyEdit

Stanley Cup

Ice Hockey World Championships

Other events

  • Hockey Night in Canada, now the oldest sports-related television program still on air, debuts as a radio program known as the General Motors Hockey Broadcast. The TV series begins in 1952.

MotorsportEdit

Nordic skiingEdit

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby leagueEdit

England

Australia

Rugby unionEdit

Five Nations Championship

  • 44th Five Nations Championship series is won by Wales
  • Shortly after the 1931 Five Nations Championship is completed, France is banned from the competition due to allegations of professionalism and administrative deficiencies. France will be readmitted after the 1939 competition but will not be able to play until 1947 because of the suspension of international rugby during World War II. In the meantime, the competition reverts to its original title of Home Nations Championship.

SnookerEdit

World Championship

Speed skatingEdit

Speed Skating World Championships

TennisEdit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

AwardsEdit

Associated Press Athlete of the Year

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "West Australian Football League: Most Inaccurate Scores". Archived from the original on 2014-07-15. Retrieved 2014-08-20.
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone