2023 World Sporting Event Calendar

Here is a list of the major sporting events for the year 2023 and following. Not every sporting event can be listed here, though we have tried to include all the big sporting events of the major sports, mostly the international competitions, that are known so far.

Major events for this 2023 calendar is the Cricket World Cup, European Games, Rugby World Cup, the Asian Games, as well as the usual annual events.

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? Football (Soccer) African Cup of Nations Guinea
Jan? Handball World Championships (men) Poland and Sweden
Feb 9 - Mar 26 Cricket World Cup India
? Multi-sports Summer Youth Olympics ?
? Golf Presidents Cup ?
? Swimming World Swimming Champs ?
Feb? Skiing (Nordic) FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Planica, Slovenia
Feb? Skiing Alpine World Ski Championships Courchevel-Méribel, France
May ? Golf US PGA Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, New York
Jun ? Multi-sports European Games ?
Jun 15-18 Golf US Open Los Angeles Country Club Los Angeles, California
Jul? Multi-sports Indian Ocean Island Games ?
Aug? Multi-sports South-East Asian Games Phnom Penh, Cambodia
? Swimming World Aquatics Championships Doha, Qatar
? Football (Soccer) AFC Asian Cup ?
? Multi-sports Pan American Games ?
Jun? Football (Soccer) Women's World Cup ?
July? Multi-sports Pacific Games Honiara, Solomon Islands
Sep? Multi-sports African Games ?
Sept? AFL Grand Final Melbourne, Australia
Sept? Rugby League NRL Grand Final Sydney?
Sept-Oct Basketball FIBA Basketball World Cup Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines
Sep-Nov Rugby World Cup France
? Handball World Championships (women) Denmark / Norway / Sweden

disclaimer: Please note that event dates are believed to be correct at the time of publication, though they are subject to change, particularly this far in advance.


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The biggest sporting event in the world is the Olympic Games, but there are many other multi-sport games. In terms of single sport events, nothing beats the FIFA World Cup. To see what's coming up, check out calendar of major sporting events.

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