1865 in sports

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Years in sports: 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867 1868
Centuries: 18th century · 19th century · 20th century
Decades: 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
Years: 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867 1868

1865 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Association football[edit]

Events

  • Nottingham Forest, then called Forest FC, is founded in December by its parent hockey club. It is the third oldest club in the Football League after Notts County and Stoke City. Forest and Notts County play each other twice in the 1865–66 season so the Nottingham derby is the oldest fixture among teams playing in major association football leagues worldwide.

Baseball[edit]

National championship

Events

  • The champion Atlantic club of Brooklyn, New York wins all 18 matches, a two-season run with one tie.
  • In double contrast to the first war year 1861, National Association membership remains low but baseball-season travel and competition increase.

Boxing[edit]

Events

Cricket[edit]

Events and Drugs

England

Golf[edit]

Major tournaments

Horse racing[edit]

England

Australia

Canada

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby football[edit]

Events

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – English champions. Retrieved on 8 November 2009.
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Joe Coburn. Retrieved on 8 November 2009.
  3. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Jimmy Elliott. Retrieved on 8 November 2009.