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2015 Major World Sporting Event Calendar

Here is a list of the major sporting events for the year 2015. Not every sporting event was listed, though we tried to include all the big sporting events of the major sports, mostly the international competitions. These events have been completed. See the current major sports events calendar.

Major sporting events in 2015 included the inaugural European Games, Summer Universiade and the Rugby World Cup, Cricket World Cup, African Games, Pacific Games, Pan American Games, as well as the usual annual events. See the highlights of 2015.

See also the future major sports calendars for 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022+

More information about some of these events is available if you follow the links.

2015 Dates and Events

Date(s) Sport Event Location
Jan 9-31 Football (Soccer) Asian Cup Australia
Jan 17-Feb 8 Football (Soccer) African Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea
Jan 19-Feb 1 Tennis Australian Open Melbourne
Jan 21-Feb 8 Multi-sports World Masters Games (Winter) Quebec City, Canada
Feb 1 Football (American) Super Bowl Arizona
Feb 2-15 Skiing World Alpine Ski Championships Vail/Beaver Creek, CO, USA
Feb 3-8 Field Hockey FIH Indoor World Cup Germany
Feb 4-14 Multi-sports Winter Universiade Granada, Spain
Feb 18-22 Cycling World Track Championships Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
Feb 14-Mar 29 Cricket World Cup Australia & New Zealand
Apr 6-12 Golf Masters Augusta, USA
Apr 11 Horse Racing Grand National Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool
May 2 Horse Racing Kentucky Derby Louisville, Kentucky, US
May 24-June 7 Tennis French Open Paris, France
May 30 Football (Soccer) FA Cup final Wembley Stadium, London
Jun 5-16 Multi-sports South-East Asian Games Singapore
Jun 6 Football (Soccer) UEFA Champions League final Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany
Jun 3-15 Ice Hockey Stanley Cup finals Tampa Bay and Chicago, USA
Jun 4-16 Basketball NBA Finals Cleveland, Ohio & Oakland, California
Jun 6-Jul 5 Football (Soccer) Women's World Cup Canada
Jun 12-28 Multi-sports European Games Baku, Azerbaijan
Jun 18-21 Golf US Open Chambers Bay, University Place, Washington.
Jun 26-Jul 5 Multi-sports World Police and Fire Games Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
Jun 29-Jul 12 Tennis Wimbledon London, England
Jul 3-14 Multi-sports Summer Universiade Gwangju, South Korea
Jul 4-18 Multi-sports Pacific Games Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Jul 4-26 Cycling Tour de France France 2015
Jul 10-26 Multi-sports Pan American Games Toronto
Jul 16–19 Golf The Open Championship Old Course, St Andrews, Scotland
Jul 24-Aug 9 Swimming World Swimming Champs Kazan, Russia
Jul 25-Aug 2 Multi-sports Special Olympics World Summer Games Los Angeles, California
Aug 7-16 Netball World Cup Sydney, Australia
Aug 7-14 Multi-sports Parapan American Games Toronto
Aug 13-16 Golf US PGA Whistling Straits, Wisconsin
Aug 22-30 Athletics World Championships Beijing National Stadium, Beijing China.
Aug 31-Sep 13 Tennis US Open New York
Sep 4-19 Multi-sports All Africa Games Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
Sep 5-12 Multi-Sports Commonwealth Youth Games Apia, Samoa
Sep 18-Oct 31 Rugby World Cup England
Sep 19-27 Cycling Road World Championships Richmond, USA
Oct 1-11 Multi-sports European Masters Games Nice, France
Oct 2-11 Multi-sports Summer Military World Games Mungyeong, South Korea
Oct 3 AFL Grand Final Melbourne, Australia
Oct 5-15 Boxing AIBA World Championships Doha, Qatar
Oct 8-11 Golf Presidents Cup Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea, Incheon, South Korea
Oct 23-Nov 1 Gymnastics World Championships (Artistic) Glasgow, UK
Oct 27-Nov 1 Baseball World Series New York & Kansas
Nov 3 Horse Racing Melbourne Cup Victoria, Australia
Nov 15-22 Squash PSA Men's World Squash Championship Bellevue, Washington, USA
Nov 8-21 Baseball WBSC Premier 12 Taiwan and Japan
Nov 20–29 Weightlifting IWF World Championships Houston, USA
Dec 1-12 Air Sports World Air Games Dubai, United Arab Emirates

for current events, see the calendar

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