1798 in sports

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Years in sports: 1795 1796 1797 1798 1799 1800 1801
Centuries: 17th century · 18th century · 19th century
Decades: 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s
Years: 1795 1796 1797 1798 1799 1800 1801

1798 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Boxing[edit]

Events

  • Jack Bartholomew retained his English Championship title but no fights involving him are recorded in 1798.[1]

Cricket[edit]

Events

  • With inter-county fixtures not being played again until 1825, the records show a considerable increase in matches played by town clubs rather than county teams.

England

Horse racing[edit]

England

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone. Retrieved on 6 November 2009.
  2. ^ a b Note that scorecards created in the 18th century are not necessarily accurate or complete; therefore any summary of runs, wickets or catches can only represent the known totals and the missing data prevents effective computation of averages