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, 3rd European Games, the inaugural Cycling World Championships, 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 7-17 Multi-sports Winter Universiade Lake Placid, USA
Jan ? Tennis Australia Open Melbourne, Australia
Jan 12–29 Handball World Championships (men) Poland and Sweden
Jan 13-29 Field Hockey Men's Hockey World Cup Bhubaneswar & Rourkela, India
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 ? Tennis French Open Paris, France
May ? Golf US PGA Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, New York
May ? Auto Racing Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis, USA
May ? Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship Russia
May ? Football (Soccer) UEFA Champions League Final ?
Jun 9-25 Multi-sports European Games Kraków, Poland
Jun ? Tennis Wimbledon London, England
Jun? Cycling Tour de France France
Jun Ice Hockey Stanley Cup finals
Jun Basketball NBA Finals USA/Canada
Jun 15-18 Golf US Open Los Angeles Country Club Los Angeles, California
June 16-25 Multi-sports Special Olympics World Summer Games Berlin, Germany
Jul? Multi-sports Indian Ocean Island Games ?
Jul? Extreme Sports Summer X Games Minneapolis, Minnesota?
? Swimming World Aquatics Championships Doha, Qatar
? Football (Soccer) AFC Asian Cup ?
? Golf Presidents Cup ?
Jun - Jul? Football (Soccer) African Cup of Nations Ivory Coast
July? Netball World Cup Cape Town, South Africa
Jul 10 - Aug 20 Football (Soccer) Women's World Cup Australia / New Zealand
July? Multi-sports Pacific Games Honiara, Solomon Islands
Jul 20–23 Golf British Open Royal Liverpool Golf Club Hoylake Merseyside England
Aug? Multi-sports Summer Universiade Yekaterinburg, Russia
Aug 10-20 Sailing World Championships The Hauge, Netherlands
Aug? Multi-sports South-East Asian Games Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Aug/Sep? Tennis US Open New York, USA
August? Cycling UCI Cycling World Championships Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Aug 19-27 Athletics IAAF World Championships Budapest, Hungary
Sep? Multi-sports African Games ?
Sep 8 – Oct 21 Rugby World Cup France
Sep? Rowing World Rowing Championships ?
Sept? AFL Grand Final Melbourne, Australia
Sep? Golf Solheim Cup ?
Sep 29-Oct 1 Golf Ryder Cup Marco Simone Golf and Country Club, Rome, Italy
Sept? Rugby League NRL Grand Final Sydney?
Sept 1-17 Basketball FIBA Basketball World Cup (men) Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines
Oct ? Multi-sports Summer Military World Games ?
Oct 6-22 Multi-sports Pan American Games Santiago, Chile
Oct? Rugby League World Cup 9s ?
Oct? Baseball World Series ?
? Baseball WBSC Premier 12 ?
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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