About the Major Sporting Events Calendar

The Topend Sports Major Events sporting calendar includes what we consider to be the most important sporting events. Not every sporting event can is listed here, though we have tried to include all the big sporting events of the major sports, mostly the international competitions.

Archived Calendars: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Current Major World Sporting Events Calendar

Future Calendars: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023+

What is Included

What we consider to be the major world sporting events are always listed. Each sport usually has at least one important major event, such as the world championships or world cup. I try to at least list this major event for each of the popular world sports.

What's not included

I get suggestions all the time about which events should be included in the calendar. Unfortunately I cannot include all sporting events. There are no set rules for inclusion, I go with those I think are important world sporting events. I generally leave out junior events, sports of only regional interest, and those involving little known sports. Here are some suggestions that have not made the list:

Getting Your Sport Listed

If your sporting event is not listed on the calendar, you can suggest for me to add it. If it does not fit my criteria for inclusion, you also have the option of having your sport added to the calendar as a paid listing.


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Major Events Extra

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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