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Sports Calendar 2021 - PitchHigh

  • Dec 16, 2020
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Sports Calendar 2021

Here is a list of the most important sporting events for 2021. It is not possible to list all sporting events here, although we have tried to include all the major sporting events of the major sports, especially international competitions, known to date.

Key events for this calendar year include the Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games, European Football Championship 2020, Rugby World Cup, Women's Rugby World Cup, World Urban Games, Invictus Games and World Fighting Games, in addition to the regular annual events.

Check out the current calendar of major sporting events in the world.

Date(s)

Sport

Event

Location

Jan 14–31

Handball

World Championships (men)

Egypt

Jan 21-31 (Postponed)

Multi-sports

Winter Universiade

Lucerne, Switzerland

Jan 28-30

Extreme Sports

Winter X Games 25

Aspen, Colorado, USA

Feb 1-11

Football (Soccer)

FIFA Club World Cup

Qatar

Feb 6-12

Multi-sports

Special Olympics World Winter Games

Jämtland County, Sweden

Feb 6 - Mar 20

Rugby

Six Nations

UK, Ireland, France & Italy

Feb 7

Gridiron/Football

Super Bowl

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

Feb 8-21

Tennis

Australia Open

Melbourne, Australia

Feb 9-21

Skiing

World Alpine Ski Championships

Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

Feb 23-Mar 7

Skiing (Nordic)

Nordic World Ski Championships

Oberstdorf, Germany

Mar 9-23

Baseball

World Baseball Classic

Japan, Taiwan, USA

Mar 19-21

Athletics

World Athletics Indoor Championship

Nanjing, China

Mar 23-28

Multi-sports

Winter Military World Games

Berchtesgaden and Ruhpolding, Germany

April 2-10 (postponed from 2020)

Multi-sports

Asian Beach Games

Sanya, China

Apr 8-11

Golf

Masters

Augusta, Georgia, USA

Apr 10

Horse Racing

Grand National

Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool

Apr?

Table Tennis

World Championship

Houston, United States

Apr 17 - May 3

Snooker

World Snooker Championship

Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England

May 1

Horse Racing

Kentucky Derby

Louisville, Kentucky, US

May 3-9

Multi-sports

World Combat Games

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

May 14-22

Multi-sports

Arafura Games

Darwin, Australia

May 14-30

Multi-sports

World Masters Games (Summer)

Kansai, Japan

May 17-23

Golf

US PGA

Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Ocean Course, Kiawah Island, SC

May 21 - June 6

Ice Hockey

IIHF World Championship

co-hosted by Minsk, Belarus and Riga, Latvia

May 30

Auto Racing

Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis, USA

May 15

Football (Soccer)

FA Cup final

Wembley Stadium, London

May 23 - Jun 6 (TBC)

Tennis

French Open

Paris, France

May 29

Football (Soccer)

UEFA Champions League Final

?

May 29 - Jun 5 (postponed from 2020)

Multi-sports

Invictus Games

The Hague, The Netherlands 

Jun 11 - Jul 11 (postponed from 2020)

Football (Soccer)

Euro 2020

the tournament played across Europe, the final in London UK.

Jun 11 - Jul 11 (postponed from 2020)

Football (Soccer)

47th Copa América

Argentina, Colombia

Jun 12-13

Auto Racing

89th 24 Hours of Le Mans

Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France

Jun

Ice Hockey

Stanley Cup finals

Jun

Basketball

NBA Finals

USA/Canada

Jun 17-20

Golf

US Open

Torrey Pines Golf Course, La Jolla, California

June?

Football (Soccer)

FIFA Club World Cup

China

June-July

Football (Soccer)

African Cup of Nations

Cameroon

Jun 26 - Jul 18

Cycling

Tour de France

France

Jun 28 - July 11

Tennis

Wimbledon

London, England

Jul 15–18

Golf

British Open

Royal St George's Golf Club Sandwich Kent England

Jul?

Extreme Sports

Summer X Games

Minneapolis, Minnesota?

Jul 23 - Aug 8

Multi-sports

Summer Olympics

Tokyo, Japan

Jul 30-Aug 8

Multi-sports

World Police and Fire Games

Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

Aug 8-19

Multi-sports

Summer Universiade

Chengdu, China

Aug?

Boxing

AIBA World Championships (men)

New Delhi, India

Aug 24 - Sep 5

Multi-sports

Paralympic Games

Tokyo, Japan

Aug 30 - Sep 12 (TBC)

Tennis

US Open

New York, USA

Aug 31-Sep 6

Golf

Solheim Cup

Toledo, Ohio, USA

Sep?

Rowing

World Rowing Championships

?

Sep?

Multi-sports

World Urban Games

Budapest, Hungary

Sep?

Cycling

UCI Road World Championships

Bruges and Leuven, Belgium

Sept 10-19

Multi-sports

Islamic Solidarity Games

Konya, Turkey

Sep 18 – Oct 16

Rugby

Women's World Cup

New Zealand

Sept?

AFL

Grand Final

Melbourne, Australia

Sept?

Rugby League

NRL Grand Final

Sydney Cricket Ground, Australia

Oct?

Baseball

World Series

?

Oct 13-17

Cycling

World Track Championships

Achgabat, Turkmenistan

Oct 18 - Nov 15

Cricket

ICC World T20 (men)

India

Oct 23 - Nov 27

Rugby League

World Cup

England

Nov 2

Horse Racing

Melbourne Cup

Victoria, Australia

?

Multi-sports

Lusophony Games

Luanda, Angola

Nov 21-Dec 2

Multi-sports

South-East Asian Games

Hanoi, Vietnam

Dec 2-19

Handball

World Championships (women)

Spain

 

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