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British golfer Harry Vardon wins his sixth Open, a record still unbroken       
Black heavyweight champion Jack Johnson loses his title, in the 26th round, to the "Great White Hope", Jess Willard       
In his first World Series for the Boston Red Sox, 21-year-old Babe Ruth sets a still unbroken record, pitching 13 successive scoreless innings       
US boxer Jack Dempsey defeats Jess Willard for the world heavyweight title, sending him from the ring with a broken jaw       
Boston Red Sox sell their star player, Babe Ruth, to the New York Yankees for $125,000        
The schooner Bluenose begins a long series of international racing victories for Canada      
US golfer Walter Hagen wins the first of his four victories in the British Open       
Britain's most prestigious steeplechase, the Cheltenham Gold Cup, is run for the first time      
Swimmer Johnny Weissmuller wins three Olympic gold medals in the Paris games, together with a bronze in water polo       
The British rugby team touring South Africa are for the first time called the Lions