1824 in sports

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1824 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.



  • 7 January and 8 June — Tom Spring twice defends his English title against the Irish challenger Jack Langan, the first bout taking place at Worcester and the second at Warwick. Both fights are very long and Spring wins them in the 77th and 76th round respectively. After the second fight, Spring announces his retirement from the ring.[1]
  • 23 June — the vacant English title is claimed by Tom Cannon after a 17-round victory over Josh Hudson.[2]
  • 23 November — Cannon's title is confirmed when he defeats Josh Hudson again, this time in the 16th round.[2]



  • Gentlemen v Players is an odds game with 14 on the Gentlemen team, but the Players still win by 103 runs.


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  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Tom Spring. Retrieved on 6 November 2009.
  2. ^ a b Cyber Boxing Zone – Tom Cannon. Retrieved on 6 November 2009.
  3. ^ 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