2017 World Sporting Event Calendar

Here is a list of the major sporting events for the year 2017. Not every sporting event can be listed here, though we have tried to include all the big sporting events of the major sports, mostly the international competitions.

Major events for this year include the World Baseball Classic, America's Cup yachting event, the IAAF World Championships, Summer and Winter Universiade as well as the usual annual events.

See also the upcoming major sports calendars for 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022+

Let me know if you think something is missing or needs updating (note, we mostly list major international events).

Date(s) Sport Event Location
Jan 11-29 Handball World Championships (men) France
Jan 14-Feb 5 Football (Soccer) African Cup of Nations Gabon
Jan 16-29 Tennis Australia Open Melbourne, Australia
Jan 26-29 Extreme Sports Winter X Games 21 Aspen, Colorado, USA
Jan 29-Feb 8 Multi-sports Winter Universiade Almaty, Kazakhstan
Feb 5 Gridiron/Football Super Bowl Houston, Texas
Feb 6-19 Skiing World Alpine Ski Championships Piz Nair, St. Moritz, Switzerland
Feb 22-28 Multi-sports Winter Military World Games Sochi
Mar 6-22 Baseball World Baseball Classic Miami, San Diego and Los Angeles, (USA)
Mar 14-24 Multi-sports Special Olympics World Winter Games Graz and Schladming, Austria
Apr 3-9 Golf Masters Augusta, USA
Apr 8 Horse Racing Grand National Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool
Apr 12-14 Cycling World Track Championships Hong Kong
Apr 21-30 Multi-sports World Masters Games (Summer) Auckland, New Zealand
May 5-21 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship Cologne, Germany / Paris, France
May 6 Horse Racing Kentucky Derby Louisville, Kentucky, US
May 12-22 Multi-sports Islamic Solidarity Games Baku, Azerbaijan
May 27 Football (Soccer) FA Cup final Wembley Stadium, London
May 28-Jun 11 Tennis French Open Paris, France
May 29-Jun 5 Table Tennis World Table Tennis Championships Düsseldorf, Germany
May 29-Jun 11 Ice Hockey Stanley Cup finals Pennsylvania and Nashville, USA
June 1-12 Basketball NBA Finals California and Ohio, USA
Jun 3 Football (Soccer) UEFA Champions League final Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Jun 13-16 Extreme Sports Summer X Games Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 15–18 Golf US Open Erin Hills, Wisconsin
Jun 17-18 Auto Racing 85th 24 Hours of Le Mans Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France
Jun 17-27 Sailing America's Cup Bermuda
Jun 17-Jul 2 Football (Soccer) Confederations Cup Russia
Jun 26 - Jul 23 Cricket ODI World Cup for Women England
Jul 1–23 Cycling 2017 Tour de France Germany / France
Jul 3-16 Tennis Wimbledon London, England
Jul 4-18 Multi-sports Maccabiah Games Israel
Jul 14-30 Swimming World Aquatics Champs Budapest, Hungary
Jul 16- Aug 6 Football (Soccer) UEFA women's Euro Netherlands
Jul 18-30 Multi-sports Deaflympics Samsun, Turkey
Jul 20-23 Golf British Open Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, Merseyside, England
Jul 20-30 Multi-sports The World Games Wroclaw, Poland
Jul 21–30 Multi-sports Francophone Games Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Aug 4-13 Athletics IAAF World Championships Olympic Stadium, London UK
Aug 5-18 Multi-sports World Police and Fire Games Los Angeles or San Diego, USA
Aug 7-13 Golf US PGA Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, North Carolina
Aug 9-26 Rugby Women's World Cup Ireland
Aug 19-31 Multi-sports South-East Asian Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Aug 19-Sep 30 Multi-sports Summer Universiade Taipei, Tiawan
Aug 21–27 Badminton BWF World Championships Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland
Aug 25 - Sep 3 Boxing AIBA World Championships (men) Hamburg, Germany
Aug 28-Sep 10 Tennis US Open New York, USA
Sep 17-24 Cycling UCI Road World Championships Bergen, Norway
Sep 23-30 Multi-sports Invictus Games Toronto, Canada
Sep 23-Oct 1 Rowing World Rowing Championships Sarasota U.S.A.
Sep 27-Oct 9 Gymnastics World Championships (Artistic) Montreal Canada
Sep 28-Oct 1 Golf Presidents Cup Liberty National Golf Club, Jersey City, New Jersey
Sep 30 AFL Grand Final Melbourne, Australia
Oct 24 - Nov 1 Baseball World Series Houston and Los Angeles, USA
Oct 26 - Dec 2 Rugby League World Cup Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea
Nov 7 Horse Racing Melbourne Cup Victoria, Australia
Nov 28-Dec 5 Weightlifting IWF World Championships Anaheim, United States
Dec 1-17 Handball World Championships (women) Germany
? Multi-sports Lusophony Games Maputo, Mozambique

disclaimer: Please note that event dates are believed to be correct at the time of published, though they are subject to change.

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