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2014 World Sporting Event Calendar

Here is a list of the major sporting events for the year 2014. Not every sporting event was listed, though we tried to include all the big sporting events of the major sports, mostly the international competitions, that are known.

Major events for this year included the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, and the Asian Games in Incheon, as well as the usual annual events. See our summary of the Year in Sport: 2014

See the current Major World Sporting Events Calendar.

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

Date(s) Sport Event Location
Jan 13-26 Tennis Australian Open Melbourne
Jan 18-29 Multi-sports Lusophony Games Goa, India
Feb 2 Football (American) Super Bowl East Rutherford, New Jersey
Feb 1-Mar 15 Rugby Union Six Nations  
Feb 7-23 Multi-sports Winter Olympics Sochi, Russia
Feb 26-Mar 2 Cycling World Track Championships Velódromo Alcides Nieto Patiño, Cali, Colombia
Mar 7-16 Multi-sports Winter Paralympics Sochi, Russia
Mar 16-Apr 6 Cricket ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh
Apr 5 Horse Racing Grand National Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool
Apr 10-13 Golf Masters Augusta, USA
Apr 19-May 5 Snooker World Championship the Crucible in Sheffield
May 3 Horse Racing Kentucky Derby Louisville, Kentucky, US
May 17 Football (Soccer) FA Cup final Wembley Stadium, London
May 24 Football (Soccer) UEFA Champions League final  
May 26-Jun 8 Tennis French Open Paris, France
May 31-15 Field Hockey World Cup (men and women) The Hague, Netherlands
Jun 12-15 Golf US Open Pinehurst, North Carolina
Jun 12-Jul 13 Soccer/Football FIFA World Cup Brazil
Jun 4-13 Ice Hockey Stanley Cup finals LA and New York
Jun 5-15 Basketball NBA Finals USA
Jun 23-July 6 Tennis Wimbledon London, England
Jul 5- 27 Cycling Tour de France France 2014
Jul 17-20 Golf The Open Championship Royal Liverpool Golf Club
Jul 23-Aug 3 Multi-sports Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland
Aug 4-10 Golf US PGA Valhalla GC, Kentucky
Aug 4-17 Rugby Womens World Cup France
Aug 9-16 Multisports Gay Games Cleveland and Akron, USA
Aug 16-28 Multisports Summer Youth Olympics Nanjing, China
Aug 23-Sep 7 Equestrian FEI World Equestrian Games Normandy, France
Aug 25-Sep 8 Tennis US Open New York
Sep 16-21 Canoe/Kayak Slalom World Championships Deep Creek Lake, MD
Sep 19-Oct 4 Multi-sports Asian Games Incheon, South Korea
Sep 21-28 Cycling Road World Championships Ponferrada, Spain
Sep 26-28 Golf Ryder Cup Gleneagles Hotel (Auchterarder, Perth & Kinross, Scotland)
Sep 27 AFL Grand Final Melbourne, Australia
Oct 3-13 Gymnastics world championships (artistic) Nanning, China
Oct 21-29 Baseball World Series Kansas City & San Francisco
Nov 4 Horse Racing Melbourne Cup Victoria, Australia
Nov 15-30 Multi-Sports Central American & Caribbean Games Veracruz, Mexico
Nov 29-Dec 7 Field Hockey FIH Champions Trophy - women Argentina
Dec 3-7 Swimming FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) Doha, Qatar
Dec 13–21 Field Hockey FIH Champions Trophy - men India

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