Here is a list of the major sporting events that were held in 2012. Not every sporting event is listed here, though we have tried to include all the big sporting events of the major sports, mostly the international competitions.
Major event for this year was the London Olympic Games. See a summary of the world of sport for 2012 including results.
See the current Major World Sporting Events Calendar.
|Jan 16-29||Tennis||Australian Open||Melbourne|
|Feb 5||American Football||Super Bowl||Indianapolis|
|Apr 2-8||Golf||Masters||Augusta, USA|
|May 4-20||Ice Hockey||IIHF 2012 World Men’s Hockey Championship||Helsinki and Stockholm|
|May 19||Football (Soccer)||UEFA Champions League final||Allianz Arena, Munich|
|May 27-Jun 10||Tennis||French Open||Paris, France|
|May 30 - June 11||Ice Hockey||Stanley Cup finals|
|June 8 - July 1||Football (Soccer)||Euro 2012||Poland and Ukraine|
|Jun 12-21||Basketball||NBA Finals||USA|
|Jun 14–17||Golf||US Open||Daly City, California|
|Jun 21-24||Multi-sports||United World Games (largest Student Olympics in Europe)||Klagenfurt, Austria|
|Jun 25-July 8||Tennis||Wimbledon||London, England|
|Jun 30-July 22||Cycling||Tour de France||France 2012|
|Jul 19–22||Golf||The Open Championship||Royal Lytham & St Annes|
|July 27-Aug 12||Multi-sports||Summer Olympic Games||London|
|Aug 9–12||Golf||US PGA||Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina|
|Aug 27 -Sept 9||Tennis||US Open||New York|
|Aug 29-Sept 9||Multi-sports||Paralympic Games||London|
|Sep 1||American Football||The Notre Dame vs. Navy Emerald Classic||Dublin's Aviva Stadium|
|Sep 28-30||Golf||Ryder Cup||Medinah Country Club, Illinois, United States.|
|Sep 29||AFL||Grand Final||Melbourne, Australia|
|Oct 24-28||Baseball||World Series|
- See the current Major World Sporting Events Calendar.
- Summary of the world of sport for 2012 including results.
- Vote for your Greatest 2012 Sporting Highlight
- List of Major Sporting Events
- About the Topend Sports Calendar
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