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2025 World Sporting Event Calendar

Here is a list of the major sporting events for the year 2025. 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 2025 calendar is the World Games, the Invictus Games, Summer & Winter World University Games, Rugby League World Cup, African Cup of Nations 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 1? Cricket ODI World Cup for women India
Jan? Extreme Sports Winter X Games Aspen, Colorado, USA?
Jan 12-26 Tennis Australian Open Melbourne, Australia
Jan 13-23 Multi-sports Winter World University Games Torino, Itlay
Jan 31 - Mar 15 Rugby Union Six Nations UK, Ireland, France & Italy
Feb 8-16 Multi-sports Invictus Games Vancouver and Whistler, Canada
Feb 9 Football (American) Super Bowl Caesars Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
Feb? Alpine Skiing Alpine World Ski Championships Saalbach, Austria
Feb 26 - Mar 9 Nordic Skiing Nordic World Ski Championships Trondheim, Norway
Feb 9 Football (American) Super Bowl USA
Mar 21-23 Athletics 20th IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championship Nanjing, China
Mar 23-30 Multi-sports Winter Military World Games Bern, Switzerland
Mar? Basketball NCAA finals (March Madness) USA
Apr? Golf Masters Augusta, Georgia, USA
Apr-ends on the 1st Monday in May Snooker World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England
Apr? Table Tennis World Championship ?
Apr 12 Horse Racing Grand National Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool
May? Football (Soccer) FA Cup final Wembley Stadium, London
May 3 Horse Racing Kentucky Derby Louisville, Kentucky, US
May Auto Racing Indy 500 Indianapolis, USA
May 15–18 Golf US PGA Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, North Carolina
May 17-30 Multi-sports World Masters Games (Summer) Taipei, Taiwan
May? Tennis French Open Paris, France
May? Auto Racing Monaco Grand Prix Monte Carlo, Monaco
May? Ice Hockey Stanley Cup finals USA/Canada
May ? Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship Sweden and Denmark
May 31 Football (Soccer) UEFA Champions League Final Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany
Jun 7-15 Boxing IBA World Championships (men) Osaka, Japan
Jun - Jul? Football (Soccer) African Cup of Nations Guinea
Jun - Jul? Football (Soccer) FIFA Club World Cup ?
Jun? Tennis Wimbledon London, England
Jun? Football (Soccer) UEFA Nations League
Jun 12-15 Golf US Open Oakmont Country Club Oakmont, Pennsylvania
Jun Basketball NBA Finals USA/Canada
Jun ? Auto Racing 24 Hours of Le Mans Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France
Jun ? Football (Soccer) UEFA Champions League Final various Europe
Jul ? Cycling Tour de France mostly France
Jul ? Cycling Tour de France Femmes France
Jul 16-27 Multi-sports Summer World University Games (Universiade) Rhine-Ruhr, Germany
Jul? Multi-sports World Police and Fire Games Birmingham, USA
Jul? Extreme Sports Summer X Games Minneapolis, Minnesota?
Jul? Swimming + World Aquatics Championships Singapore
Jul 17–20 Golf The Open Championship Royal Portrush Golf Club, Portrush, Antrim, Northern Ireland.
? Multi-sports Special Olympics World Winter Games Turin, Italy
Aug? Tennis US Open New York, USA
Aug? Ice Hockey World Cup of Hockey ?
? Cycling World Track Championships Santiago, Chile
Aug 6-15 Multi-sports Islamic Solidarity Games Yaoundé, Cameroon
Aug 7-17 Multi-sports World Games Chengdu, China
Aug 22 - Sep 27 Rugby Rugby World Cup (women) England
Sept? Golf Ryder Cup Bethpage State Park, Black Course, Farmingdale, New York
Sep? Rowing World Rowing Championships Sydney, Australia
Sep ? Australian Football Grand Final Melbourne, Australia
Sep ? Cycling UCI Road World Championships Kigali, Rwanda
Sep? Rugby League NRL Grand Final Sydney
Sep/Oct Golf Solheim Cup various, USA or Europe
Oct? Baseball World Series  
Oct 19-25 Gymnastics World Championships (Artistic) Jakarta, Indonesia
Oct? Rugby League World Cup France
Nov 4 Horse Racing Melbourne Cup Victoria, Australia
Nov? Boxing IBA World Championships (women)  
Nov? Weightlifting IWF World Championships Forde, Norway
Dec 9-20 Multi-sports South-East Asian Games Bangkok, Chonburi, and Songkhla, Thailand

note: any date and time listed represent the local date and time

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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