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, Pan American 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? Handball World Championships (men) Poland and Sweden
Jan ? Extreme Sports Winter X Games 27 Aspen, Colorado, USA?
Feb 5 Gridiron/Football Super Bowl Glendale, Arizona
Feb-Mar? Rugby Six Nations UK, Ireland, France & Italy
Feb 9 - Mar 26 Cricket World Cup India
? Multi-sports Summer Youth Olympics ?
Feb? Skiing (Nordic) FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Planica, Slovenia
Feb? Skiing Alpine World Ski Championships Courchevel-Méribel, France
Apr ? Golf Masters Augusta, Georgia, USA
Apr 15 - May 1 Snooker World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England
Apr ? Horse Racing Grand National Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool
May ? Horse Racing Kentucky Derby Louisville, Kentucky, US
May ? Golf US PGA Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, New York
May ? Auto Racing Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis, USA
May ? Football (Soccer) UEFA Champions League Final ?
Jun ? Multi-sports European Games ?
Jun? Cycling Tour de France France
Jun Basketball NBA Finals USA/Canada
Jun 15-18 Golf US Open Los Angeles Country Club Los Angeles, California
Jun? Football (Soccer) Women's World Cup ?
Jul? Multi-sports Indian Ocean Island Games ?
Jul? Extreme Sports Summer X Games Minneapolis, Minnesota?
Jun - Jul? Football (Soccer) African Cup of Nations Ivory Coast
? Swimming World Aquatics Championships Doha, Qatar
? Football (Soccer) AFC Asian Cup ?
Jul ? Golf British Open ?
? Golf Presidents Cup ?
July? Multi-sports Pacific Games Honiara, Solomon Islands
Aug? Multi-sports South-East Asian Games Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Aug? Athletics IAAF World Championships Budapest, Hungary
Sep? Multi-sports African Games ?
Sep? Rowing World Rowing Championships ?
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
Oct 6-22 Multi-sports Pan American Games Santiago, Chile
Oct? Baseball World Series ?
Sep-Nov Rugby World Cup France
Nov ? Horse Racing Melbourne Cup Victoria, Australia
? 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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