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1959 in sports

From Academic Kids

See also: 1958 in sports, other events of 1959, 1960 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.


Contents

Auto Racing

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Cricket

Curling

Men's World Curling Championship : The first world championship in the sport of curling was held as the "Scotch Cup" in Falkirk and Edinburgh, Scotland. The first ever world title was won by the Canadian team from Regina, Saskatchewan skipped by Ernie Richardson who went through the tournament undefeated.

Cycling


Figure Skating

Football (American)

Football (Australian Rules)

Football (Canadian)

Football (Soccer)

Golf

Men's Golf

  • PGA tour's leading money winner for the year: Art Wall — $53,168


Women's Golf


Thoroughbred Horse Racing


Harness Racing


Ice Hockey

Tennis


General sporting events


Births

Deaths

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