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1906 St. Louis Post-Dispatch photo of Brad Robinson, who threw the first legal forward pass in American football

1906 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Contents

American football

College championship

Events

Association football

England

Mexico

Portugal

Scotland

Australian rules football

VFL Premiership

Baseball

World Series

Boxing

Events

Lineal world champions[1]

Cricket

Events

England

Australia

India

South Africa

West Indies

Cycling

Tour de France

Figure skating

Events

  • Inaugural ISU World Championships for women is held at Davos, Switzerland

World Figure Skating Championships

Golf

Events

  • As scoring improves, Alex Smith becomes the first golfer in US Open history to break 300 for 72 holes when he posts 295

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey

Stanley Cup

Other events

Motor racing

French Grand Prix

Ardennes Circuit

  • The fifth Circuit des Ardennes is run on 13 August over 961.18 km (137.31 km x 7 laps) in the vicinity of Bastogne. The winner is Arthur Duray (France) driving a Lorraine-Dietrich 130 hp in a time of 5:38:39.

Vanderbilt Cup

  • The third Vanderbilt Cup is run on 6 October over 769.91 km (76.991 km x 10 laps) on Long Island. The winner is Louis Wagner (France) driving a Darracq 120 hp in a time of 4:50:10.

Rowing

The Boat Race

Rugby league

England

Rugby union

Home Nations Championship

Tennis

Australia

England

France

USA

References

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  2. ^ 1906 Grands Prix. Retrieved on 12 September 2009.
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