2018 World Sporting Event Calendar

Here is a list of the major sporting events for the year 2018. 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, that are known so far.

Major events for this year are the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, FIFA World Cup, and the Commonwealth Games, as well as the usual annual events.

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

Let me know if you think something is missing or needs updating.

Date(s) Sport Event Location
Jan 15-28 Tennis Australia Open Melbourne, Australia
Jan 25-28 Extreme Sports Winter X Games 22 Aspen, Colorado, USA
Feb 4 Gridiron/Football Super Bowl Minneapolis, Minnesota
Feb 9-25 Multi-sports Winter Olympics Pyeongchang, South Korea
Feb 28 - Mar 4 Cycling World Track Championships Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
March 9-18 Multi-sports Winter Paralympics Pyeongchang, South Korea
Apr 5-8 Golf Masters Augusta, USA
April 4-15 Multi-sports Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia
Apr 14 Horse Racing Grand National Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool
May 5 Horse Racing Kentucky Derby Louisville, Kentucky, US
May 4-20 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship Copenhagen, Herning Denmark
May 19 Football (Soccer) FA Cup final Wembley Stadium, London
May 26 Football (Soccer) UEFA Champions League Final NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine
May 27-Jun 10 Tennis French Open Paris, France
14 Jun -15 Jul Football (Soccer) FIFA World Cup Russia
Jun Ice Hockey Stanley Cup finals
Jun Basketball NBA Finals USA/Canada
Jul 7-29 Cycling Tour de France
Jun 16-17 Auto Racing 86th 24 Hours of Le Mans Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France
Jun 14–17 Golf US Open Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, New York
Jul 2+ Tennis Wimbledon London, England
Jul 19-22 Golf British Open Carnoustie Golf Links, Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland
Jul 19-22 Extreme Sports Summer X Games Minneapolis, Minnesota
July 20-22 Rugby 7s Rugby World Cup Sevens San Francisco U.S.A.
Jul 21-Aug 5 Hockey (Field) World Cup - Women London, England
? Boxing AIBA World Championships (women) New Delhi, India
Aug 1-12 athletics, swimming, cycling, rowing and triathlon European Sports Championships Berlin & Glasgow
Aug 3-19 Multi-Sports Central Caribbean Games Barranquilla, Colombia
Aug 4-12 Multi-sports Gay Games Paris, France
Aug 16-19 Golf US PGA Bellerive Country Club, Town and Country, Missouri
Aug 18-Sep 2 Multi-sports Asian Games Jakarta, Indonesia
Aug 27+ Tennis US Open New York, USA
Sep 1-9 Rowing 2018 World Rowing Championships Plovdiv Bulgaria
Sep 10-23 Equestrian FEI World Equestrian Games Bromont, Quebec, Canada Tryon, North Carolina, USA
Sep 10-30 Volleyball World Women's Volleyball Championship Italy and Bulgaria
Sep 11-23 Multi-sports Summer Youth Olympics Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sep 23-30 Cycling UCI Road World Championships Innsbruck, Austria
Sep 29 AFL Grand Final Melbourne, Australia
Sep 28-30 Golf Ryder Cup Le Golf National (Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France)
Sep 30-Oct 21 Volleyball World Women's Volleyball Championship Japan
Oct? Baseball World Series ?
Oct 20-27 Multi-sports Invictus Games Sydney, Australia
Oct 25 - Nov 3 Gymnastics World Championships (Artistic) Doha, Qatar
Nov 6 Horse Racing Melbourne Cup Victoria, Australia
Nov? Weightlifting IWF World Championships Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Nov 24-Dec 16 Hockey (Field) World Cup - Men Bhubaneswar, India
Dec 7-11 Swimming FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) Hangzhou, China

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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