1833 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.
1833 in sports Wikipedia
EventsMerger of the Olympic and Camden town ball clubs from Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey, constituting the Olympic Ball Club of Philadelphia, often called the "Philadelphia Olympics". The constitution would be revised in 1837 and published in 1838.
Events30 May — James Burke defeats Simon Byrne in 99 rounds. There are serious concerns about Byrne's health in the aftermath of the fight.
2 June — Byrne dies of injuries from the fight and Burke is arrested.
11 July — at Burke's trial, he is exonerated from blame for Byrne's death.
Controversy about the English title continues as the now retired Jem Ward refuses to recognise Burke. The death of Byrne effectively ruins Burke's career and he is stigmatised.
EventsJohn Nyren publishes The Cricketers Of My Time which has been serialised in The Town during the previous year
First use by Sheffield Cricket Club of Yorkshire as a team name instead of Sheffield
EnglandMost runs – Tom Marsden 181 @ 16.45 (HS 53)
Most wickets – William Lillywhite 37 (BB 6–?)
England1,000 Guineas Stakes – Tarantella
2,000 Guineas Stakes – Clearwell
Epsom Derby – Dangerous
Epsom Oaks – Vespa
St. Leger Stakes – Rockingham
The Boat RaceThe Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race is not held this year