1808 in sports

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Years in sports: 1805 1806 1807 1808 1809 1810 1811
Centuries: 18th century · 19th century · 20th century
Decades: 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
Years: 1805 1806 1807 1808 1809 1810 1811

1808 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Boxing[edit]

Events

  • 10 May — John Gully successfully defends his English title by defeating Bob Gregson in 24 rounds at Woburn. Gully announces his retirement later in the year.
  • 8 October — Tom Cribb defeats Bob Gregson in 23 rounds at Moulsey Hurst to win the English championship following John Gully's retirement.[1]

Cricket[edit]

Events

England

Horse racing[edit]

England

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopaedia. Retrieved on 24 October 2009.
  2. ^ a b Note that scorecards created in the first quarter of the 19th 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