2021 in sports

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2021 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

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In chronological order

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Alpine skiing edit

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021 edit

World Junior Alpine Skiing Championships 2021 edit

  • 2 – 10 March: in Bulgaria Bansko
    • Super G winners: Italy Giovanni Franzoni (m) / Austria Lena Wechner (f)
    • Giant Slalom winners: Austria Lukas Fuerstein (m) / Sweden Hanna Aronsson Elfman (f)
    • Slalom winners: United States Benjamin Ritchie (m) / Italy Sophie Mathiou (f)

2020–21 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup edit

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  • 2 & 3 January: WC #1 in Switzerland Pontresina
    • Event cancelled
  • 7 – 9 January: WC #2 in Italy Falcade/Moena
    • Men's Super G winners: Italy Francesco Gatto (No. 1) / Italy Matteo Pradal (No. 2)
    • Women's Super G winners: Canada Katrina van Soest (2 times)
  • 9 & 10 January: WC #3 in Germany Lenggries/Brauneck
    • Event cancelled
  • 9 & 10 January: WC #4 in Austria Turnau
    • Men's Slalom winners: Czech Republic Michał Staszowski (No. 1) / Slovakia Filip Botka (No. 2)
    • Women's Slalom winners: Slovakia Petra Hromcová (2 times)
  • 16 & 17 January: WC #5 in Austria Reiteralm
    • Men's Giant Slalom winners: Austria Jakob Greber (No. 1) / Austria Max Greber (No. 2)
  • 28 – 31 January: WC #6 in Italy Passo San Pellegrino
    • Men's Giant Slalom winner: Czech Republic Jan Koula (2 times)
    • Women's Giant Slalom winners: Canada Caroline Beauchamp (No. 1) / Italy Carlotta De Leonardis (No. 2)
  • 9 – 12 February: WC #7 in Italy Abetone
    • Slalom winners: United Kingdom Toby Case (m) / Italy Lisa Rodari (f)
    • Giant Slalom winners: Italy Thomas Meraner (m) / Italy Camilla Furletti (f)
  • 18 February 20: WC #8 in Switzerland Sils/Furtschellas
    • Men's Slalom winners: Switzerland Luc Herrmann (2 times)
    • Women's Slalom winners: Italy Carlotta Maria Clara Marcora (2 times)
  • 20 & 21 February: WC #9 in Spain La Molina
    • Giant Slalom winners: Spain Andrés García (m) / Spain Inês Araújo (f)
    • Slalom winners: Spain Samuel Beso (m) / Spain Inés Sanmartín Arbones (f)
  • 1 – 3 March: WC #10 in Austria Hinterreit
    • Men's Super G winners: Austria Luis Tritscher (2 times)
    • Women's Super G winners: Austria Florentina Schnittler (No. 1) / Germany Chantal-Isell Laszlo (No. 2)
  • 6 & 7 March: WC #11 in Spain Espot
    • Men's Slalom winners: Spain Aniol Torres Casas (No. 1) / Spain Alejandro Miquel (No. 2)
    • Women's Slalom winners: Spain Inés Sanmartín Arbones (No. 1) / Spain Noelia Gasienica-Kotelnicka (No. 2)
  • 6 & 7 March: WC #11 in Switzerland Tschappina
    • Men's Giant Slalom winner: Austria Martin-Luis Walch (No. 1) / Switzerland Dario Büschlen (No. 2)
    • Women's Giant Slalom winners: Switzerland Selina Gadient (2 times)
  • 15 March: WC #12 in Italy Santa Caterina di Valfurva
    • Super G winners: Italy Luca Resinelli (m) / Switzerland Flavia Lüönd (f)

2020–21 FIS Alpine Ski Europa Cup edit

  • 2 & 3 November 2020: EC #1 in Austria Obergurgl
    • Men's Giant Slalom winners: Austria Raphael Haaser (No. 1) / Germany Julian Rauchfuss (No. 2)
  • 7 – 9 December 2020: EC #2 in Switzerland Zinal (Men's only)
  • 12 & 13 December 2020: EC #3 in Italy Cadipietra (Women's only)
  • 12 – 15 December 2020: EC #4 in Italy Santa Caterina di Valfurva (Men's only)
    • Men's Downhill winners: Austria Maximilian Lahnsteiner (No. 1) / Austria Clemens Nocker (No. 2)
  • 16 & 17 December 2020: EC #5 in Austria Hippach (Women's only)
  • 17 & 18 December 2020: EC #6 in Italy Val di Fassa (Men's only)
  • 20 & 21 December 2020: EC #7 in Italy Andalo (Women's only)
  • 21 & 22 December 2020: EC #8 in Austria Altenmarkt (Men's only)
    • Men's Super G winners: Austria Raphael Haaser (No. 1) / France Roy Piccard (No. 2)
  • 4 & 5 January: EC #9 in Switzerland Zinal (Women's only)
    • Women's Super G winners: Switzerland Stephanie Jenal (No. 1) / Austria Lisa Grill (No. 2)
  • 6 & 7 January: EC #10 in France Val Cenis (Men's only)
    • Men's Slalom winners: United Kingdom Laurie Taylor (No. 1) / United Kingdom Billy Major (No. 2)
  • 9 & 10 January: EC #11 in France Vaujany (Women's only)
    • Women's Slalom winners: Sweden Elsa Håkansson-Fermbäck (No. 1) / Slovenia Andreja Slokar (No. 2)
  • 14 – 17 January: EC #12 in Switzerland Crans-Montana
    • Women's Downhill winners: Switzerland Jasmine Flury (No. 1) / Second here is cancelled.
  • 18 & 19 January: EC #13 in Switzerland Zinal (Men's only)
    • Men's Super G winners: Switzerland Lars Rösti (No. 1) / Switzerland Joshua Mettler (No. 2)
  • 20 & 21 January: EC #14 in Switzerland Gstaad (Women's only)
    • Women's Slalom winners: Austria Marie-Therese Sporer (No. 1) / Slovenia Andreja Slokar (No. 2)
  • 25 & 26 January: EC #15 in Austria Zell am See (Women's only)
    • Women's Slalom winners: Germany Lena Dürr (No. 1) / Croatia Zrinka Ljutić (No. 2)
  • 25 – 30 January: EC #16 in France Orcières-Merlette (Men's only)
    • Men's Downhill winners: United States Erik Arvidsson (No. 1) / France Victor Schuller (No. 2)
    • Men's Super G winner: Austria Maximilian Lahnsteiner
  • 2 & 3 February: EC #17 in Italy Folgaria (Men's only)
    • Men's Giant Slalom winners: Switzerland Semyel Bissig (No. 1) / Norway Timon Haugan (No. 2)
  • 2 & 3 February: EC #18 in Slovenia Krvavec (Women's only)
    • Women's Giant Slalom winner: Croatia Zrinka Ljutić
  • 6 & 7 February: EC #19 in Germany Berchtesgaden (Men's only)
  • 9 – 11 February: EC #20 in Italy Santa Caterina di Valfurva (Women's only)
    • Downhill winners: Austria Lisa Grill (2 times)
  • 13 – 15 February: EC #21 in Germany Berchtesgaden (Women's only)
    • Giant Slalom winners: Austria Elisa Mörzinger (No. 1) / Sweden Hilma Loevblom (No. 2) / (No. 3)
  • 18 & 19 February: EC #22 in Switzerland Hasliberg (Men's only)
    • Men's Slalom winners: United Kingdom Billy Major (No. 1) / United States Ben Ritchie (No. 2)
  • 22 – 25 February: EC #23 in Italy Sella Nevea (Men's only)
    • Men's Downhill winners: France Victor Schuller (No. 1) / United States Erik Arvidsson (No. 2)
  • 27 & 28 February: EC #24 in Germany Oberjoch (Men's only)
  • 27 & 28 February: EC #25 in Italy Livigno (Women's only)
  • 2 & 3 March: EC #26 in Italy Val di Fassa (Women's only)
  • 10 – 18 March: EC #27 in Austria Saalbach-Hinterglemm
    • Downhill and Women's Super G events here are cancelled.
    • Men's Super G winner: Switzerland Stefan Rogentin
  • 18 – 21 March: EC #28 in Austria Reiteralm

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  • 21 – 22 November 2020: Stage #1 (Worldwide Online)
    • Recurve winners: Germany Felix Wieser (m) / South Korea Jung-ah Oh (f)
    • Compound winners: Slovenia Staš Modic (m) / Belgium Sarah Prieels (f)
    • Barebow winners: Sweden Erik Jonsson (m) / Italy Cinzia Noziglia (f)
  • 18 – 20 December 2020: Stage #2 (Worldwide Online)
    • Recurve winners: United States Brady Ellison (m) / South Korea Wi Nayeon (f)
    • Compound winners: United States Dave Cousins (m) / United Kingdom Bayley Sargeant (f)
    • Barebow winners: Sweden Erik Jonsson (m) / Sweden Lina Bjorklund
  • 15 – 17 January: Stage #3 (Worldwide Online)
    • Recurve winners: United States Brady Ellison (m) / South Korea Jang Yoo-jung (f)
    • Compound winners: France Jean-Philippe Boulch (m) / Mexico Fátima Neri (f)
    • Barebow winners: Sweden Erik Jonsson (m) / Sweden Lina Bjorklund
  • 12 – 14 February: Stage #4 (Worldwide Online)
  • 27 & 28 February: Stage #5 (Worldwide Online, finals, Only for teams)

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  • 6 February: International Track Meet in New Zealand Christchurch
    • 200 m winners: New Zealand Edward Osei-Nketia (m) / New Zealand Georgia Hulls (f)
    • Women's 800 m winner: New Zealand Camille Buscomb
    • Men's 1500 m winner: New Zealand Hamish Carson
    • 400 m Hurdles winners: New Zealand Cameron French (m) / New Zealand Portia Bing (f)
    • Men's 3000 m Steeplechase winner: New Zealand Niam Macdonald
    • Women's Long Jump winner: New Zealand Tegan Duffy
    • Men's Triple Jump winner: New Zealand Andrew Allan
    • High Jump winners: New Zealand Hamish Kerr (m) / New Zealand Keeley O'Hagan (f)
    • Shot Put winners: New Zealand Jacko Gill (m) / New Zealand Valerie Adams (f)
    • Discus Throw winners: New Zealand Connor Bell (m) / New Zealand Savannah Scheen (f)
    • Hammer Throw winners: New Zealand Anthony Nobilo (m) / New Zealand Lauren Bruce (f)
  • 27 February: Sir Graeme Douglas International in New Zealand Auckland
    • 100 m winners: New Zealand Edward Osei-Nketia (m) / New Zealand Zoe Hobbs (f)
    • 400 m winners: New Zealand Hamish Gill (m) / New Zealand Jordyn Blake (f)
    • Men's 800 m winner: New Zealand James Preston
    • Women's 1500 m winner: New Zealand Camille Buscomb
    • Men's 110 m Hurdles winner: New Zealand Tom Moloney
    • Women's 100 m Hurdles winner: New Zealand Amy Robertson
    • Men's Long Jump winner: New Zealand Felix McDonald
    • Women's Triple Jump winner: New Zealand Anna Thomson
    • Men's High Jump winner: New Zealand Hamish Kerr
    • Pole Vault winners: New Zealand Ettiene Du Preez (m) / New Zealand Imogen Ayris (f)
    • Shot Put winners: New Zealand Tom Walsh (m) / New Zealand Valerie Adams (f)
    • Women's Javelin Throw winner: New Zealand Tori Peeters
  • 11 March: Canberra Track Classic in Australia Canberra

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  • 18 – 20 March: Spring Break Classic Invitational in Puerto Rico Carolina (APM #1)
  • 20 March: Velocity Fest #8 in Jamaica Kingston (APM #2)
  • 17 April: Velocity Fest #9 in Jamaica Kingston (APM #3)

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2021 European Athletics Outdoor Area Permit Meetings edit

  • 24 May: 36eme Meeting International Athletisme Montgeron-Essonne in France Montgeron (APM No. 1)

2020–2021 Oceania Area Permit Meetings edit

  • 18 December 2020: Night of 5's in New Zealand Auckland (APM No. 1)
    • 100 m winners: New Zealand Edward Osei-Nketia (m) / New Zealand Zoe Hobbs (f)
    • 800 m winners: New Zealand James Harding (m) / New Zealand Joanna Poland (f)
    • 5000 m winners: New Zealand Eric Speakman (m) / New Zealand Lydia O'Donnell (f)
    • 400 m Hurdles winners: New Zealand Cameron French (m) / New Zealand Anna Percy (f)
    • High Jump winners: New Zealand Hamish Kerr (m) / New Zealand Josie Taylor (f)
    • Pole Vault winners: New Zealand Max Attwell (m) / New Zealand Olivia McTaggart (f)
    • Shot Put winners: New Zealand Jacko Gill (m) / New Zealand Maddi Wesche (f)
    • Discus Throw winners: New Zealand Alexander Parkinson (m) / New Zealand Savannah Scheen (f)
    • Hammer Throw winners: New Zealand Anthony Nobilo (m) / New Zealand Julia Ratcliffe (f)
  • 23 January: Potts Classic in New Zealand Hastings (APM No. 2)
    • 100 m winners: New Zealand Tiaan Whelpton (m) / New Zealand Zoe Hobbs (f)
    • 800 m winners: New Zealand James Preston (m) / New Zealand Rebekah Greene (f)
    • 3000m Steeplechase winners: New Zealand Samuel Tanner (m) / New Zealand Kara MacDermid (f)
    • Long Jump winners: New Zealand Angus Lyver (m) / New Zealand Mariah Ririnui (f)
    • Pole Vault winners: New Zealand James Steyn (m) / New Zealand Olivia McTaggart (f)
    • Shot Put winners: New Zealand Tom Walsh (m) / New Zealand Valerie Adams (f)
    • Discus Throw winners: New Zealand Connor Bell (m) / New Zealand Savannah Scheen (f)
    • Hammer Throw winners: New Zealand Anthony Nobilo (m) / New Zealand Lauren Bruce (f)
  • 26 January: Zatopek Classic in Australia Melbourne (APM No. 3)
  • 30 January: Cooks Classic in New Zealand Whanganui (APM No. 4)
    • 200 m winners: New Zealand Edward Osei-Nketia (m) / New Zealand Natasha Eady (f)
    • 400 m winners: New Zealand James Robertson (m) / New Zealand Camryn Smart (f)
    • 1 Mile Run winners: New Zealand Samuel Tanner (m) / New Zealand Camille Buscomb (f)
    • 400 m Hurdles winners: New Zealand Cameron French (m) / New Zealand Portia Bing (f)
    • High Jump winners: New Zealand Hamish Kerr (m) / New Zealand Josie Taylor (f)
    • Triple Jump winners: New Zealand Scott Thomson (m) / New Zealand Anna Thomsom (f)
    • Shot Put winners: New Zealand Jacko Gill (m) / New Zealand Lisa Adams (f)
    • Women's Hammer Throw winner: New Zealand Lauren Bruce
    • Javelin Throw winners: New Zealand Ben Langton Burnell (m) / New Zealand Tori Peeters (f)
  • 13 February: Porritt Classic in New Zealand Hamilton (APM No. 5)
    • 200 m winners: New Zealand Edward Osei-Nketia (m) / New Zealand Georgia Hulls (f)
    • Men's 800 m winner: New Zealand James Preston
    • Women's 1500 m winner: New Zealand Camille Buscomb
    • Men's 5000 m winner: New Zealand Hayden Wilde
    • Men's 110 m Hurdles winner: New Zealand Joshua Hawkins
    • Women's 100 m Hurdles winner: New Zealand Amy Robertson
    • 400 m Hurdles winners: New Zealand Cameron French (m) / New Zealand Portia Bing (f)
    • Men's Long Jump winner: New Zealand Shay Veitch
    • Women's Triple Jump winner: New Zealand Anna Thomson
    • Shot Put winners: New Zealand Jacko Gill (m) / New Zealand Valerie Adams (f)
    • Women's Hammer Throw winner: New Zealand Lauren Bruce
    • Javelin Throw winners: New Zealand Ben Langton Burnell (m) / New Zealand Tori Peeters (f)
  • 20 February: Capital Classic in New Zealand Wellington (APM No. 6)
    • 100 m winners: New Zealand Edward Osei-Nketia (m) / New Zealand Natasha Eady (f)
    • 400 m winners: New Zealand Hamish Gill (m) / New Zealand Camryn Smart (f)
    • Women's 800 m winner: New Zealand Katherine Camp
    • Men's 1500 m winner: New Zealand Julian Oakley
    • Men's 110 m Hurdles winner: New Zealand James Sandilands
    • Women's 100 m Hurdles winner: New Zealand Amy Robertson
    • Women's Long Jump winner: New Zealand Lili Szabó (f)
    • Men's Triple Jump winner: New Zealand Andrew Allan
    • High Jump winners: New Zealand Hamish Kerr (m) / New Zealand Keeley O'Hagan (f)
    • Pole Vault winners: New Zealand Ettiene du Preez (m) / New Zealand Olivia McTaggart (f)
    • Discus Throw winners: New Zealand Connor Bell (m) / New Zealand Savannah Scheen (f)
    • Hammer Throw winners: New Zealand Antony Nobilo (m) / New Zealand Lauren Bruce (f)
  • 25 February: Summer Super Series in Australia Canberra (APM No. 7)

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Africa
  • 25 – 28 February: Uganda International in Uganda Kampala
    • Men's Singles: India Varun Kapur defeated India S. Sankar Muthusamy Subramanian, 21–18, 16–21, 21–17.
    • Women's Singles: India Malvika Bansod defeated India Anupama Upadhyaya, 17–21, 25–23, 21–10.
    • Men's Doubles: No competition
    • Women's Doubles: Uganda Husina Kobugabe & Uganda Mable Namakoye defeated Uganda Fadilah Mohamed Rafi & Uganda Tracy Naluwooza, 21–9, 21–17.
    • Mixed Doubles: Uganda Israel Wanagalya & Uganda Betty Apio defeated Uganda Brian Kasirye & Uganda Husina Kobugabe, 21–13, 22–20.

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  • 15 January: BTWT #1 in United Arab Emirates Dubai
    • Men's: Puerto Rico Vladimir Helmut & Puerto Rico Javier Méndez defeated South Africa Tiaan Bredenkamp & Spain Emilio Misas, 6–1, 6–0.
    • Women's: Spain Marta Apraiz & Morocco Safaa Bahman defeated Venezuela Jessica Palma & Slovakia Rebeka Zálešáková, 6–3, 6–3.
  • 16 January: BTWT #2 in United States Clearwater #1
    • Men's: Venezuela Diego Guzmán & Aruba Aksel Samardzic defeated Puerto Rico Luis Miguel Reyes Peñalverty & United States Carlos Rivera, 6–3, 1–6, [12–10].
    • Women's: United States Angela Bemquerer & United States Larissa Boechat defeated Brazil Mayra Kaefer & United States Emilie Katz, 4–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–8].
  • 17 January: BTWT #3 in United States Clearwater #2
    • Men's: Venezuela Diego Guzmán & Aruba Aksel Samardzic defeated Puerto Rico Luis Miguel Reyes Peñalverty & United States Carlos Rivera, 6–1, 6–3.
    • Women's: Brazil Mayra Kaefer & United States Emilie Katz defeated Venezuela Mariandreina Morales & United States Sherilyn Villalobos, 6–1, 6–3.
  • 15 & 16 February: BTWT #4 in Spain Las Palmas
    • Men's: Spain Javier González Rosales & Spain Santi Puente defeated Spain Alvaro García González & Spain Carlos Rodríguez Perera, 7–6(7–3), 7–5.
    • Women's: Spain Inés León Ojeda & Spain Daniela Rodríguez Perera defeated Poland Nicole Borzęcka & Poland Alina Robok, 6–3, 7–6(7–1).
  • 13 March: BTWT #5 in Portugal Ponta Delgada
  • 20 March: BTWT #6 in Portugal Angra do Heroísmo
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  • 22 & 23 January: BTWT #1 in United Arab Emirates Dubai
    • Men's: Russia Nikita Burmakin & Italy Paolo Tronci defeated Puerto Rico Vladimir Helmut & Puerto Rico Javier Méndez, 6–1, 6–2.
    • Women's: Spain Marta Apraiz & Slovakia Katarína Páleníková defeated Russia Ekaterina Kamenetckaia & Russia Elena Koval, 6–2, 6–4.
  • 12 – 14 February: BTWT #2 in Spain Las Palmas
    • Men's: Spain Victor López Rubio & Spain Saulo Tejada Dámaso defeated Netherlands Joeri Ertner & Netherlands Bo Groot Antink, 6–4, 6–3.
    • Women's: Spain Ariadna Costa Graell & Spain Eva Fernández Palos defeated Spain Carolina Miranda Naranjo & Spain Anely Ruiz Campos, 6–2, 6–3.

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  • 8 – 13 March: #1 Competition in Qatar Doha

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  • 11 – 17 January: IBU Cup #1 in Germany Arber #1
    • Men's 10 km Sprint winners: Norway Aleksander Fjeld Andersen (No. 1) / Norway Filip Fjeld Andersen (No. 2)
    • Women's 7.5 km Sprint winners: Russia Tatiana Akimova (2 times)
    • Men's 4x7.5 km Relay winners:  Germany (Justus Strelow, Dominic Schmuck, Danilo Riethmüller, Philipp Nawrath)
    • Women's 4x6 km Relay winners:  Russia (Valeriia Vasnetcova, Anastasiia Goreeva, Anastasia Shevchenko, Tatiana Akimova)
  • 18 – 23 January: IBU Cup #2 in Germany Arber #2
    • Men's 15 km Short Individual winner: Norway Endre Strømsheim
    • Women's 12.5 km Short Individual winner: Austria Tamara Steiner
    • Men's 10 km Sprint winner: Norway Filip Fjeld Andersen
    • Women's 7.5 km Sprint winner: Russia Valeriia Vasnetcova
    • Single Mixed Relay winners:  Norway (Endre Strømsheim & Karoline Erdal)
    • 4x7.5 km Mixed Relay winners:  Russia (Said Karimulla Khalili, Daniil Serokhvostov, Anastasiia Goreeva, Valeriia Vasnetcova)

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