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2018 World Sporting Event Calendar

Here is a list of the major sporting events for the year 2018. We have tried to include all the big sporting events of the major sports, mostly the international competitions.

Major events for this year were the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, FIFA World Cup, the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games, as well as the usual annual events. See a summary of the world of sport for 2018 including results.

See the current Major World Sporting Events Calendar. See also the major sports calendars for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024+

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

Date(s) Sport Event Location
Jan 15-28 Tennis Australian Open Melbourne, Australia
Jan 25-28 Extreme Sports Winter X Games 22 Aspen, Colorado, USA
Feb 4 Football (American) 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 26-June 8 Multi-Sports South American Games Cochabamba, Bolivia
May 27 Auto Racing Monaco Grand Prix Monte Carlo, Monaco
May 27-Jun 10 Tennis French Open Paris, France
May 28 – Jun 7 Ice Hockey Stanley Cup finals Washington DC and Las Vegas, USA
May 31 – Jun 8 Basketball NBA Finals California and Ohio, USA
14 Jun -15 Jul Football (Soccer) FIFA World Cup Russia
Jul 7-29 Cycling Tour de France 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 2-15 Tennis Wimbledon London, England
Jul 19-22 Golf The Open Championship 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
Aug 2-12 Multi-sports 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 & Palembang, Indonesia
Aug 27 – Sep 11 Tennis US Open New York, USA
Sep 9-16 Rowing World Rowing Championships Plovdiv Bulgaria
Sep 11-23 Equestrian FEI World Equestrian Games Mill Spring, North Carolina, USA
Sep 11-30 Volleyball World Men's Volleyball Championship Italy and Bulgaria
Sep 23-30 Cycling UCI Road World Championships Innsbruck, Austria
Sep 28-30 Golf Ryder Cup Le Golf National (Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France)
Sep 29 AFL Grand Final Melbourne, Australia
Sep 30 Rugby League NRL Grand Final Sydney, Australia
Sep 30-Oct 21 Volleyball World Women's Volleyball Championship Japan
Oct 6-18 Multi-sports Summer Youth Olympics Buenos Aires, Argentina
Oct 20-27 Multi-sports Invictus Games Sydney, Australia
Oct 23-31 Baseball World Series Boston & Los Angeles
Oct 25 - Nov 3 Gymnastics World Championships (Artistic) Doha, Qatar
Nov 1-10 Weightlifting IWF World Championships Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Nov 6 Horse Racing Melbourne Cup Victoria, Australia
Nov 15 - 24 Boxing IBA World Championships (women) New Delhi, India
Nov 28-Dec 16 Hockey (Field) World Cup — Men Bhubaneswar, India
Dec 11-16 Swimming FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) Hangzhou, China

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