1849 in sports

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1849 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Boxing[edit]

Events

  • 7 February — following years of inactivity, American champion Tom Hyer finally returns to the ring and fights Yankee Sullivan at Stillpond Creek in Maryland. Hyer wins in the 16th round, the fight should have taken place at Rock Point, Maryland, on 10 January but the police forced its cancellation.[1]
  • William Thompson retains the Championships of England but there is no record of any fights involving him in 1849.[2]

Cricket[edit]

Events

England

Horse racing[edit]

England

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Tom Hyer. Retrieved on 7 November 2009.
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Bendigo. Retrieved on 7 November 2009.