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2013 World Sporting Event Calendar

Here is a list of the major sporting events that were held in 2013. 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 events for this year included the America's Cup in yachting, rugby union 6-nations tournament, and the Summer and Winter Universiade, See a summary of the world of sport for 2013 including selected results.

See the current Major World Sporting Events Calendar.

Date(s) Sport Event Location
Jan 14-27 Tennis Australian Open Melbourne
Jan 19 - Feb 10 Football (Soccer) Africa Cup of Nations South Africa
Jan 31 - Feb 17 Cricket ODI World Cup for Women Mumbai, India
Feb 2 - Mar 16 Rugby Union Six Nations final in Cardiff, Wales
Feb 3 Football (American) Super Bowl New Orleans
Feb 4-17 Skiing World Championships Schladming, Austria
Feb 20-24 Cycling World Track Championships Belarus
March 2-19 Baseball World Baseball Classic Japan, Taiwan, Puerto Rico and USA.
Mar 25-29 Multi-sports World Military Winter Games Annecy / Chamonix, France
Apr 6 Horse Racing Grand National Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool
Apr 11-14 Golf Masters Augusta, USA
Apr 20 - May 6 Snooker World Championship the Crucible in Sheffield
May 4 Horse Racing Kentucky Derby Louisville, Kentucky, US
May 11 Football (Soccer) FA Cup Final Wembley Stadium
May 26 - June 9 Tennis French Open Paris, France
May 25 Football (Soccer) UEFA Champions League final Wembley Stadium, London, England
Jun 6-23 Cricket (ODI) ICC Champions Trophy England and Wales
Jun 6-20 Basketball NBA Finals USA/Canada
Jun 12-26 Ice Hockey Stanley Cup finals USA/Canada
Jun 13–16 Golf US Open Ardmore, Pennsylvania
Jun 24 - July 7 Tennis Wimbledon London, England
June 28-30 Rugby 7s Rugby World Cup Sevens Moscow, Russia
Jun 29-July 21 Cycling Tour de France France 2013
July 6-17 Multi-sports Universiade (university games) Kazan, Russia
Jul 18–21 Golf The Open Championship Muirfield, Gullane East Lothian
Jul 20 - Aug 4 Swimming World Swimming Champs Barcelona, Spain
July 25-Aug 4 Multi-sports The World Games Cali, Colombia
Aug 8-11 Golf US PGA Oak Hill, Rochester NY
Aug 10-18 Athletics World Championships Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow Russia.
Aug 26 -Sep 8 Tennis US Open New York
Sep 6-15 Multi-sports Jeux de la Francophonie Nice, France
Sep 7-22 Sailing America's Cup San Francisco, USA
Sep 20-29 Volleyball European Volleyball Championship (Men) Denmark and Poland
Sep 28 AFL Grand Final Melbourne, Australia
Sep 30- Oct 6 Gymnastics world championships Antwerp
Oct 6-15 Multi-sports East Asian Games Tianjin, China
Oct 23-30 Baseball World Series  
Oct 26 - Nov 30 Rugby League World Cup England & Wales
Nov 2-10 Multi-sports Lusophony Games Goa, India
Nov 5 Horse Racing Melbourne Cup Victoria, Australia
Nov 21-Jan 7 Cricket The Ashes Australia
Dec 11-21 Multi-sports Winter Universiade Trentino, Italy

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