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1956 in sports

See also: 1955 in sports, other events of 1956, 1957 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.

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Auto Racing

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

  • April 27 - Rocky Marciano retires as the only undefeated Heavyweight Champion of the world with a perfect record (49-0).

Cycling

Figure Skating

Football (Soccer)

Football (American)

Canadian Football League

Golf

Men's Golf

Women's Golf

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Harness Racing

Ice Hockey

Skiing

Tennis

General sporting events

Births

Deaths



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