1836 in sports

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Years: 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839

1836 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Boxing[edit]

Events

  • James Burke decides to try his luck in America and so the English Championship issue lies unresolved for another three years.[1]

Cricket[edit]

Events

  • 17 June — a meeting in Brighton establishes a "Sussex Cricket Fund" to support county matches and it is from this organisation that Sussex County Cricket Club is formally constituted in 1839
  • 11–12 July — the inaugural North v South fixture is held at Lord’s between teams representing the North and South of England.[2] The North wins by 6 wickets.

England

Horse racing[edit]

Events

England

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – James Burke. Retrieved on 7 November 2009.
  2. ^ CricketArchive scorecard
  3. ^ Officially known as the Great Liverpool Steeplechase from 1836 to 1838.