2023 Sports Schedule | Major Sporting Events Calendar

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2023 Sports Schedule: Major Sports events for the 2023 calendar include the FIFA World Cup, Winter Olympics, Winter Paralympics, Commonwealth Games, the World Games, Invictus Games, World Masters Games, South American Games, Rugby League World Cup, Rugby World Cup (Women), as well as the usual annual events. The second European Sports Championships will also be held. See our top-10 major events of 2023 you must watch.

Here is a list of the major sporting events for the Year 2023. Below is the upcoming On Location sporting events calendar for 2023 and beyond. If you would like to be notified of additions to the sports calendar and schedule than bookmark it!

2023 Sports Schedule, Date & Venues

Jan 16-29TennisAustralian OpenMelbourne, Australia
Jan 12-22Multi-sportsWinter World University GamesLake Placid, USA
Jan 12–29HandballWorld Championships (men)Poland and Sweden
Jan 13-29Field HockeyMen’s Hockey World CupBhubaneswar & Rourkela, India
Jan 21-27 (postponed from 2021 & 2022)Multi-sportsSpecial Olympics World Winter GamesKazan, Russia
Jan 27-29Extreme SportsWinter X Games 27Aspen, Colorado, USA
Feb 4 – Mar 18RugbySix NationsUK, Ireland, France & Italy
Feb 6-19SkiingAlpine World Ski ChampionshipsCourchevel-Méribel, France
Feb 9-26CricketICC World T20 (women)South Africa
Feb 9 – Mar 26CricketWorld CupIndia
Feb 12Football (American)Super BowlGlendale, Arizona
Feb 21 – Mar 5Skiing (Nordic)FIS Nordic World Ski ChampionshipsPlanica, Slovenia
Mar 8-21BaseballWorld Baseball ClassicJapan, Taiwan, USA
Apr 6-9GolfMastersAugusta, Georgia, USA
Apr 15 – May 1SnookerWorld Snooker ChampionshipCrucible Theatre in Sheffield, England
Apr 15Horse RacingGrand NationalAintree Racecourse in Liverpool
May 5-16Multi-sportsSouth-East Asian GamesPhnom Penh, Cambodia
May 6Horse RacingKentucky DerbyLouisville, Kentucky, US
May 12-21Ice HockeyIIHF World ChampionshipRussia Finland & Latvia
May 18–21GolfUS PGAOak Hill Country Club, Rochester, New York
May 22-28Table TennisWorld ChampionshipDurban, South Africa
May 28Auto RacingIndianapolis 500Indianapolis, USA
May 28 – Jun 11TennisFrench OpenParis, France
June 10Football (Soccer)UEFA Champions League FinalAtatürk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul
Jun 9-25Multi-sportsEuropean GamesKraków, Poland
Jun 16 – Jul 16Football (Soccer)AFC Asian CupChina or South Korea
JunIce HockeyStanley Cup finals
JunBasketballNBA FinalsUSA/Canada
Jun 15-18GolfUS OpenLos Angeles Country Club Los Angeles, California
Jun 16-25Multi-sportsSpecial Olympics World Summer GamesBerlin, Germany
Jun – Jul?Football (Soccer)FIFA Club World Cup?
Jul 1-23CyclingTour de FranceFrance
Jul 3-16TennisWimbledonLondon, England
Jul?Multi-sportsWorld Urban GamesBudapest, Hungary?
Jul?Multi-sportsIndian Ocean Island GamesMadagascar
Jul?Extreme SportsSummer X GamesMinneapolis, Minnesota?
Jul 10 – Aug 20Football (Soccer)Women’s World CupAustralia / New Zealand
Jul 14-30SwimmingWorld Aquatics ChampionshipsFukuoka, Japan
Jul 20–23GolfThe Open ChampionshipRoyal Liverpool Golf Club Hoylake Merseyside England
Jul 28 – Aug 6Multi-sportsWorld Police and Fire GamesWinnipeg, Canada
Jul 28 – Aug 6NetballNetball World CupCape Town, South Africa
Jul 28 – Aug 8Multi-sportsSummer World University GamesYekaterinburg, Russia Chengdu China
Aug 3-13CyclingUCI Cycling World ChampionshipsGlasgow, Scotland, UK
Aug 4-19?Multi-sportsAfrican GamesGhana (Accra, Kumasi, and Cape Coast)
Aug 5-12Multi-sportsWorld Beach GamesBali, Indonesia
Aug 10-20SailingWorld ChampionshipsThe Hauge, Netherlands
Aug 19-27AthleticsIAAF World ChampionshipsBudapest, Hungary
Aug 25-Sept 10BasketballFIBA Basketball World Cup (men)Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines
Aug 28 – Sep 10TennisUS OpenNew York, USA
Sep 3-10RowingWorld Rowing ChampionshipsBelgrade, Serbia
Sep 8 – Oct 28RugbyWorld Cup (men)France
Sep 9-16 (postponed from 2020)Multi-sportsInvictus GamesDüsseldorf, Germany
Sep 22-24GolfSolheim CupCasares, Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
Sep 23 – Oct 8Multi-sportsAsian GamesHangzhou, China
Sep 29-Oct 1GolfRyder CupMarco Simone Golf and Country Club, Rome, Italy
Sept 30AFLGrand FinalMelbourne, Australia
Sept?Rugby LeagueNRL Grand FinalSydney?
Oct 5-14Multi-sportsWorld Combat GamesRiyadh, Saudi Arabia
Oct?Rugby LeagueWorld Cup 9s?
Oct?BaseballWorld Series?
Oct 20 – Nov 5Multi-sportsPan American GamesSantiago, Chile
Nov 3-11 (postponed from 2022)Multi-sportsGay GamesHong Kong, China
Nov?WeightliftingWorld Championships?
Nov 7Horse RacingMelbourne CupVictoria, Australia
Nov 19-Dec 1Multi-sportsPacific GamesHoniara, Solomon Islands
Nov 30-Dec 17HandballWorld Championships (women)Denmark / Norway / Sweden

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.