World Sports Event Calendar 2021: Tokyo Olympics to T20 World Cup

Get the list of all major sports events calendar for 2021. Many sporting events have been cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19 and it is expected to happen in future.

The year 2020 was one of the bad for the sporting world due to ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Many big sports vent has been delayed, postponed or cancelled which disappoint the fans. Almost every big sporting events have been included in this sports calendar from January 2021 to December 2021.

The year’s first big event is the Australian Open followed by Super Bowl LIV in February. Footballs, cricket, badminton, tennis, moto, Tokyo Summer Olympics and other major sports events are scheduled to take place this year.

The biggest sporting event of the year, the Summer Olympics 2021 is scheduled to take place from July 23 to August 8 in Tokyo, Japan.

World Sports Calendar 2021

Let’s take a look at the action-packed world sporting event calendar 2020-21:

DateSportsEventLocation
Jan 14–31HandballWorld Championships (men)Egypt
Jan 18-31TennisAustralia OpenMelbourne, Australia
Jan 21-31Multi-sportsWinter UniversiadeLucerne, Switzerland
Jan 28-30Extreme SportsWinter X Games 25Aspen, Colorado, USA
Feb 6-12Multi-sportsSpecial Olympics World Winter GamesJämtland County, Sweden
Feb 6 – Mar 20RugbySix NationsUK, Ireland, France & Italy
Feb 7Gridiron/FootballSuper BowlRaymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Feb 9-21SkiingWorld Alpine Ski ChampionshipsCortina d’Ampezzo, Italy
Feb?CyclingWorld Track ChampionshipsAchgabat, Turkmenistan
Feb 23-Mar 7Skiing (Nordic)Nordic World Ski ChampionshipsOberstdorf, Germany
postponed from 2020AthleticsWorld Athletics Indoor ChampionshipNanjing, China
Mar 9-23BaseballWorld Baseball ClassicJapan, Taiwan, USA
Mar 23-28Multi-sportsWinter Military World GamesBerchtesgaden and Ruhpolding, Germany
Apr ?Horse RacingGrand NationalAintree Racecourse in Liverpool
Apr 17 – May 3SnookerWorld Snooker ChampionshipCrucible Theatre in Sheffield, England
Apr 8-11GolfMastersAugusta, Georgia, USA
May 2Horse RacingKentucky DerbyLouisville, Kentucky, US
May 3-9Multi-sportsWorld Combat GamesNur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
May 14-22Multi-sportsArafura GamesDarwin, Australia
May 14-30Multi-sportsWorld Masters Games (Summer)Kansai, Japan
May 21 – June 6Ice HockeyIIHF World Championshipco-hosted by Minsk, Belarus and Riga, Latvia
May TBCAuto RacingIndianapolis 500Indianapolis, USA
May TBCFootball (Soccer)FA Cup finalWembley Stadium, London
May TBCTennisFrench OpenParis, France
May TBCGolfUS PGAKiawah Island Golf Resort, Ocean Course, Kiawah Island, SC
May 29Football (Soccer)UEFA Champions League Final?
May 29 – Jun 5Multi-sportsInvictus GamesThe Hague, The Netherlands 
Jun 11 – Jul 11Football (Soccer)Euro 2020tournament played across Europe, the final in London UK.
Jun 11 – Jul 11Football (Soccer)47th Copa AméricaArgentina, Colombia
Jun 12-13Auto Racing89th 24 Hours of Le MansCircuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France
JunIce HockeyStanley Cup finals 
JunBasketballNBA FinalsUSA/Canada
Jun 17-20GolfUS OpenTorrey Pines Golf Course, La Jolla, California
Jun 17 – July 4 (postponed)Football (Soccer)FIFA Club World CupChina
Jun 26 – Jul 18CyclingTour de FranceFrance
Jun 28 – July 11TennisWimbledonLondon, England
Jul 23 – Aug 8Multi-sportsSummer OlympicsTokyo, Japan
July 28 – Aug 14RugbyWomens World CupNew Zealand
TBCMulti-sportsWorld Beach Games?
June-JulyFootball (Soccer)African Cup of NationsCameroon
Jul 15–18GolfBritish OpenRoyal St George’s Golf Club Sandwich Kent England
Jul TBCExtreme SportsSummer X GamesMinneapolis, Minnesota?
Jul 30-Aug 8Multi-sportsWorld Police and Fire GamesRotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
Aug 8-19Multi-sportsSummer UniversiadeChengdu, China
Aug?BoxingAIBA World Championships (men)New Delhi, India
Aug 24 – Sep 5Multi-sportsParalympic GamesTokyo, Japan
Aug/Sep?TennisUS OpenNew York, USA
Aug 31-Sep 6GolfSolheim CupToledo, Ohio, USA
Sep TBCRowingWorld Rowing Championships?
Sep TBCMulti-sportsWorld Urban GamesBudapest, Hungary
Sep TBCCyclingUCI Road World ChampionshipsBruges and Leuven, Belgium
Sept TBCAFLGrand FinalMelbourne, Australia
Sept TBCRugby LeagueNRL Grand FinalSydney Cricket Ground, Australia
Sept 10-19Multi-sportsIslamic Solidarity GamesKonya, Turkey
Sep 24-26 (postponed from 2020)GolfRyder CupWhistling Straits (Haven, Wisconsin)
Oct TBCBaseballWorld Series?
Oct 18 – Nov 15CricketICC World T20 (men)India
Oct 23 – Nov 27Rugby LeagueWorld CupEngland
Nov 2Horse RacingMelbourne CupVictoria, Australia
TBCMulti-sportsLusophony GamesLuanda, Angola
Nov 21-Dec 2Multi-sportsSouth-East Asian GamesHanoi, Vietnam
Dec 2-19HandballWorld Championships (women)Spain
Dec 13-18SwimmingFINA World Swimming Championships (25m)Abu Dhabi, UAE

The event dates given in the sports calendar 2021 are subject to change as per the officials and will be corrected here as soon as it announced.

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