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JanuaryEdit

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner
15 December 2020–3 Darts England 2021 PDC World Darts Championship International Wales Gerwyn Price
25 December 2020–5 Ice hockey Canada 2021 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships International  United States
29 December 2020–6 Ski jumping Germany/Austria 2020–21 Four Hills Tournament International Poland Kamil Stoch
1–10 Cross-country skiing Switzerland/Italy 2021 Tour de Ski International
3–15 Rally raid Saudi Arabia 2021 Dakar Rally International
8–24 Bowls England 2021 World Indoor Bowls Championship International
9–10 Bobsleigh & Skeleton Germany IBSF European Championships 2021 Continental  Germany
9–10 Luge Latvia 2021 FIL European Luge Championships Continental  Russia
10–17 Snooker England 2021 Masters (Triple Crown #2) International China Yan Bingtao
11 American football United States 2021 College Football Playoff National Championship Domestic Alabama Alabama Crimson Tide
11–13 Judo Qatar 2021 Judo World Masters International  France
13–31 Handball Egypt 2021 World Men's Handball Championship International  Denmark
16–17 Speed skating Netherlands 2021 European Speed Skating Championships Continental  Netherlands
16–7 February Association football Cameroon 2020 African Nations Championship International  Morocco
21–24 Rallying Monaco 2021 Monte Carlo Rally (WRC #1) International
22–24 Bobsleigh & Skeleton Switzerland IBSF Junior World Championships 2021 International  Germany
22–24 Short track speed skating Poland 2021 European Short Track Speed Skating Championships Continental
23 Association football Argentina 2020 Copa Sudamericana Final Continental Argentina Defensa y Justicia
27–31 Badminton Thailand 2020 BWF World Tour Finals International
27–31 Biathlon Poland 2021 IBU Open European Championships Continental  Latvia /  Poland
29–31 Darts England 2021 Masters International Wales Jonny Clayton
29–31 Extreme sport United States Winter X Games XXV International  United States
29–31 Luge Germany 2021 FIL World Luge Championships International  Germany
30 Association football Brazil 2020 Copa Libertadores Final Continental Brazil Palmeiras
30–31 Cyclo-cross Belgium 2021 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships International
30–31 Endurance racing United States 2021 24 Hours of Daytona International United States Ricky Taylor, Portugal Filipe Albuquerque, United States Alexander Rossi & Brazil Hélio Castroneves (United States Wayne Taylor Racing)
31 American football United States 2021 Pro Bowl Domestic Cancelled

FebruaryEdit

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
2–7 Tennis Australia 2021 ATP Cup International  Russia
3 Association football Costa Rica 2020 CONCACAF League Final Continental Costa Rica Alajuelense
4–11 Association football Qatar 2020 FIFA Club World Cup International Germany Bayern Munich
5–14 Bobsleigh & Skeleton Germany IBSF World Championships 2021 International  Germany
6 Basketball Argentina 2021 FIBA Intercontinental Cup International Spain San Pablo Burgos
6–26 March Rugby union England/France/Ireland/Italy/Scotland/Wales 2021 Six Nations Championship Continental  Wales
7 American football United States Super Bowl LV Domestic Florida Tampa Bay Buccaneers
8–21 Alpine skiing Italy FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021 International  Austria
8–21 Tennis Australia 2021 Australian Open (Grand Slam #1) International
9–14 Nordic skiing Finland 2021 Nordic Junior World Ski Championships International  Norway
9–16 March Freestyle skiing & Snowboarding Sweden/Slovenia/Kazakhstan/United States FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships 2021 International  Russian Ski Federation
9–7 November Stock car racing United States 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Domestic
10–21 Biathlon Slovenia Biathlon World Championships 2021 International  Norway
11–14 Speed skating Netherlands 2021 World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships International  Netherlands
13–6 November Stock car racing United States 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Domestic
14 Stock car racing United States 2021 Daytona 500 Domestic Arizona Michael McDowell (North Carolina Front Row Motorsports)
14–6 March Association football Mauritania 2021 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations Continental  Ghana
15–20 Archery United Kingdom 2021 IFAA World Indoor Archery Championships International Cancelled
16–20 Badminton Finland 2021 European Mixed Team Badminton Championships Continental  Denmark
18–28 Curling China 2021 World Junior Curling Championships International Cancelled
19–21 Speed skating Japan 2021 World Junior Speed Skating Championships International Cancelled
19–25 Multi-sport South Korea 2021 International Children's Games International Postponed to 2022
20 Horse racing Saudi Arabia 2021 Saudi Cup International
22–27 Archery Slovenia 2021 European Indoor Archery Championships Continental Cancelled
22–28 Ski orienteering Estonia 2021 World Ski Orienteering Championships International Neutral Athletes /  Norway
22–28 Snooker England 2021 Players Championship (Cazoo Cup #2) International Scotland John Higgins
24–7 March Nordic skiing Germany FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2021 International  Norway
25–28 Golf United States 2021 WGC-Workday Championship (WGC #1) International United States Collin Morikawa
26–27 Formula racing Saudi Arabia 2021 Diriyah ePrix (FE #1/2) International
26–28 Rallying Finland 2021 Arctic Rally Finland (WRC #2) International
27–6 March Biathlon Austria Biathlon Junior World Championships 2021 International  France

MarchEdit

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1–9 Baseball Mexico 2021 Women's Baseball World Cup International Postponed
3–10 Alpine skiing Bulgaria World Junior Alpine Skiing Championships 2021 International  Austria
3–20 Association football Uzbekistan 2020 AFC U-19 Championship Continental Cancelled
5–7 Athletics Poland 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships Continental  Netherlands
5–7 Darts England 2021 UK Open International England James Wade
5–7 Short track speed skating Netherlands 2021 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships International
5–13 Sailing Portugal 2021 470 World Championships International
5–21 Association football Argentina 2020 Copa Libertadores Femenina Continental Brazil Ferroviária
7 Basketball United States 2021 NBA All-Star Game Domestic Team LeBron
7–13 Windsurfing Portugal 2021 RS:X European Championships Continental
10–17 Sailing New Zealand 2021 America's Cup International New Zealand Emirates Team New Zealand
11–14 Golf United States 2021 Players Championship International United States Justin Thomas
13–22 Baseball Mexico 2021 U-15 Baseball World Cup International Postponed
16–19 Swimming Argentina 2021 South American Swimming Championships Continental  Brazil
18–21 Telemarking Switzerland 2021 World Telemarking Championships International   Switzerland
18–27 Snowboarding Russia FIS Freestyle Junior World Ski Championships 2021
Russia FIS Snowboarding Junior World Championships 2021
International
18–5 April Basketball United States 2021 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament Domestic Texas Baylor Bears
19–21 Cross-country skiing China 2020–21 FIS Cross-Country World Cup Finals International Cancelled
20 Road bicycle racing Italy 2021 Milan–San Remo (Monument #1) International Belgium Jasper Stuyven (United States Trek–Segafredo)
20–29 Handball Iran 2020 Asian Men's Junior Handball Championship Continental Cancelled
21–4 April Basketball United States 2021 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament Domestic California Stanford Cardinal
22–28 Archery Mexico 2021 Pan American Archery Championships Continental  Colombia
22–28 Figure skating Sweden 2021 World Figure Skating Championships International
22–28 Snooker Wales 2021 Tour Championship (Cazoo Cup #3) International Australia Neil Robertson
23–3 April Futsal Kuwait 2020 AFC Futsal Championship Continental Cancelled
24–28 Golf United States 2021 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (WGC #2) International United States Billy Horschel
24–4 April Tennis United States 2021 Miami Open International
26–28 Gymnastics Japan 2021 World Parkour Championships International Postponed
27 Horse racing United Arab Emirates 2021 Dubai World Cup International
27–28 Formula racing Bahrain 2021 Sakhir Formula 2 round (F2 #1) International
28 Formula racing Bahrain 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix (F1 #1) International United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton (Germany Mercedes)
28 Motorcycle racing Qatar 2021 Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP #1) International
30–4 April Bandy Russia 2021 Bandy World Championship International Postponed to October 2022
31–17 April Association football Bahrain 2020 AFC U-16 Championship Continental Cancelled

AprilEdit

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1–4 Golf United States 2021 ANA Inspiration International Thailand Patty Tavatanakit
1–3 October Baseball United States/Canada 2021 Major League Baseball season Domestic
2–9 Beach handball Qatar 2020 Asian Youth Beach Handball Championship Continental Postponed
2–10 Multi-sport China 2021 Asian Beach Games Continental Postponed
2–11 Curling Canada 2021 World Men's Curling Championship International  Sweden
3–4 Off-road racing Saudi Arabia 2021 Desert X-Prix (Extreme E #1) International
3–5 Field hockey Netherlands 2021 Euro Hockey League
Netherlands 2021 Euro Hockey League Women
Continental
3–11 Fencing Egypt 2021 Junior and Cadet World Fencing Championships International  Russia
3–11 Weightlifting Russia 2021 European Weightlifting Championships Continental  Ukraine
3–25 Rugby union England/France/Ireland/Italy/Scotland/Wales 2021 Women's Six Nations Championship Continental  England
4 Motorcycle racing Qatar 2021 Doha motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP #2) International
4 Road bicycle racing Belgium 2021 Tour of Flanders (Monument #2) International Denmark Kasper Asgreen (Belgium Deceuninck–Quick-Step)
5–27 May Darts England 2021 Premier League Darts International Wales Jonny Clayton
6–9 Judo Kyrgyzstan 2021 Asian-Pacific Judo Championships Continental  South Korea
6–11 Wrestling Morocco 2021 African Wrestling Championships Continental Postponed
7–14 Association football Argentina/Brazil 2021 Recopa Sudamericana Continental Argentina Defensa y Justicia
8–11 Golf United States 2021 Masters Tournament (Grand Slam #1) International Japan Hideki Matsuyama
8–11 Taekwondo Bulgaria 2021 European Taekwondo Championships Continental  Russia
9–11 Rowing Italy 2021 European Rowing Championships Continental  Great Britain
10 Horse racing United Kingdom 2021 Grand National International
10–11 Formula racing Italy 2021 Rome ePrix (FE #3/4) International
11–18 Tennis Monaco 2021 Monte-Carlo Masters International Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas
13–18 Tennis Hungary 2020–21 Billie Jean King Cup Finals International Postponed
13–18 Wrestling Kazakhstan 2021 Asian Wrestling Championships Continental
13–23 Amateur boxing Poland 2021 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships International  India
15–16 Judo Mexico 2021 Pan American Judo Championships Continental  Brazil
15–18 Figure skating Japan 2021 ISU World Team Trophy International  Russia
16–18 Basketball Turkey 2021 EuroLeague Women Final Four Continental Russia UMMC Ekaterinburg
16–18 Judo Portugal 2021 European Judo Championships Continental  Kosovo
16–25 Weightlifting Uzbekistan 2020 Asian Weightlifting Championships Continental  China
17–3 May Snooker England 2021 World Snooker Championship (Triple Crown #3) International England Mark Selby
18 Formula racing Italy 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix (F1 #2) International Netherlands Max Verstappen (Austria Red Bull Racing-Honda)
18 Motorcycle racing Portugal 2021 Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP #3) International
18–26 September Indy car racing United States/Canada 2021 IndyCar Series International
19–24 Weightlifting Dominican Republic 2020 Pan American Weightlifting Championships Continental  Colombia
19–25 Wrestling Poland 2021 European Wrestling Championships Continental  Russia
19–28 Chess Russia Candidates Tournament 2020–21 International Russia Ian Nepomniachtchi
21–25 Artistic gymnastics Switzerland 2021 European Artistic Gymnastics Championships Continental  Russia
22–25 Rallying Croatia 2021 Croatia Rally (WRC #3) International
23–27 Windsurfing Spain 2021 RS:X World Championships International
24–25 Formula racing Spain 2021 Valencia ePrix (FE #5/6) International
25 Road bicycle racing Belgium 2021 Liège–Bastogne–Liège (Monument #3) International Slovenia Tadej Pogačar (United Arab Emirates UAE Team Emirates)
26–6 May Ice hockey United States 2021 IIHF World U18 Championships International  Canada
27–2 May Badminton China 2021 Badminton Asia Championships Continental Cancelled
27–2 May Badminton Ukraine 2021 European Badminton Championships Continental
28–2 May Badminton Guatemala 2021 Pan Am Badminton Championships Continental
28–8 May Beach soccer Thailand 2021 AFC Beach Soccer Asian Cup Continental Cancelled
29–1 May American football United States 2021 NFL Draft Domestic
29–2 May Trampolining Russia 2021 European Trampoline Championships Continental  Russia
29–9 May Tennis Spain 2021 Madrid Open International
30–9 May Curling Canada 2021 World Women's Curling Championship International   Switzerland

MayEdit

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1 Endurance racing Belgium 2021 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (WEC #1) International
1 Horse racing United States 2021 Kentucky Derby (Triple Crown #1) Domestic
1 Volleyball Italy 2020–21 CEV Champions League Final Continental Poland ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle
1–2 Athletics Poland 2021 World Athletics Relays International  Poland
1–6 Diving Japan 2021 FINA Diving World Cup International  Great Britain
2 Formula racing Portugal 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix (F1 #3) International United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton (Germany Mercedes)
2 Motorcycle racing Spain 2021 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP #4) International
3–9 Futsal Guatemala 2021 CONCACAF Futsal Championship Continental  Costa Rica
3–9 Multi-sport Kazakhstan 2021 World Combat Games International Postponed to 2022
6–9 Canoe slalom Italy 2021 European Canoe Slalom Championships Continental  Czech Republic
6–22 Association football Cyprus 2021 UEFA European Under-17 Championship Continental Cancelled
13 January–8 Ice Hockey United States/Canada 2020–21 NHL season Domestic Colorado Colorado Avalanche
8 Formula racing Monaco 2021 Monaco ePrix (FE #7) International Portugal António Félix da Costa (China DS Techeetah)
8–9 Formula racing Spain 2021 Barcelona Formula 3 round (F3 #1) International
8–9 Athletics Croatia 2021 European Throwing Cup Continental  Poland
8–30 Road bicycle racing Italy 2021 Giro d'Italia (Grand Tour #1) International Colombia Egan Bernal (United Kingdom Ineos Grenadiers)
9 Formula racing Spain 2021 Spanish Grand Prix (F1 #4) International United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton (Germany Mercedes)
9–14 Nine-ball pool England 2021 World Cup of Pool International  Germany (Joshua Filler & Christoph Reintjes)
9–16 Tennis Italy 2021 Italian Open International
10–23 Aquatics Hungary 2020 European Aquatics Championships Continental  Russia
13–16 Orienteering Switzerland 2021 European Orienteering Championships Continental  Sweden
14–16 Aesthetic group gymnastics Russia 2021 European Aesthetic Group Gymnastics Championships Continental  Russia
15 Horse racing United States 2021 Preakness Stakes (Triple Crown #2) Domestic
15–7 July Ice hockey Canada/United States 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs Domestic Florida Tampa Bay Lightning
16 Association football Sweden 2021 UEFA Women's Champions League Final Continental Spain Barcelona
16 Athletics Czech Republic 2021 European Race Walking Team Championships Continental  Spain
16 Motorcycle racing France 2021 French motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP #5) International
22 December 2020–16 Basketball United States/Canada 2020–21 NBA season Domestic Utah Utah Jazz
16–22 Para swimming Portugal 2020 World Para Swimming European Open Championships Continental  Italy
17–23 Beach soccer Costa Rica 2021 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship Continental  El Salvador
17–23 Curling Scotland 2021 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship International  Scotland (Jennifer Dodds & Bruce Mouat)
19–23 Karate Croatia 2021 European Karate Championships Continental  Turkey
20 Association football Switzerland 2021 UEFA Youth League Final Continental Cancelled
20–23 Rallying Portugal 2021 Rally de Portugal (WRC #4) International
20–23 Golf United States 2021 PGA Championship (Grand Slam #2) International United States Phil Mickelson
20–23 Judo Senegal 2021 African Judo Championships Continental  Tunisia
20–12 June Association football Indonesia 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup International Cancelled
21–22 Formula racing Monaco 2021 Monte Carlo Formula 2 round (F2 #2) International
21–6 June Ice hockey Latvia 2021 IIHF World Championship International  Canada
22 Rugby union England 2021 European Rugby Champions Cup Final Continental France Toulouse
22–25 Nine-ball pool Gibraltar 2021 World Pool Masters International Greece Alexander Kazakis
22–5 June Shooting Croatia 2021 European Shooting Championships Continental  Russia
22–20 July Basketball United States 2021 NBA playoffs Domestic Wisconsin Milwaukee Bucks
23 Formula racing Monaco 2021 Monaco Grand Prix (F1 #5) International Netherlands Max Verstappen (Austria Red Bull Racing-Honda)
23–29 Beach soccer Senegal 2021 Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations Continental  Senegal
23–31 Amateur boxing United Arab Emirates 2021 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships Continental  Kazakhstan
23–31 Weightlifting Uzbekistan 2021 Junior World Weightlifting Championships International  Kazakhstan
25–25 June Volleyball Italy 2021 FIVB Volleyball Women's Nations League International  United States
26 Association football Poland 2021 UEFA Europa League Final Continental Spain Villarreal
26–27 Artistic gymnastics Egypt 2021 African Artistic Gymnastics Championships Continental
27–29 Aerobic gymnastics Azerbaijan 2021 Aerobic Gymnastics World Championships International Russian Gymnastics Federation
27–29 Weightlifting Kenya 2021 African Weightlifting Championships Continental  Tunisia
27–30 Wrestling Guatemala 2021 Pan American Wrestling Championships Continental  United States
28 Association football Qatar 2021 CAF Super Cup Continental Egypt Al Ahly
28–30 Basketball Germany 2021 EuroLeague Final Four Continental Turkey Anadolu Efes
28–27 June Volleyball Italy 2021 FIVB Volleyball Men's Nations League International  Brazil
29 Association football Portugal 2021 UEFA Champions League Final Continental England Chelsea
29–30 Athletics Poland 2021 European Athletics Team Championships (Super League) Continental  Poland
29–30 Handball Hungary 2020–21 Women's EHF Champions League (Final Four) Continental Norway Vipers Kristiansand
29–30 Off-road racing Senegal 2021 Ocean X-Prix (Extreme E #2) International
29–31 Athletics Ecuador 2021 South American Championships in Athletics Continental  Brazil
29–6 June Surfing El Salvador 2021 ISA World Surfing Games International
30 Motorcycle racing Italy 2021 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP #6) International
30 Indy car racing United States 2021 Indianapolis 500 International Brazil Hélio Castroneves
30–6 June Street skateboarding Italy 2021 Street Skateboarding World Championships International
30–13 June Tennis France 2021 French Open (Grand Slam #2) International
31–6 June Archery Turkey 2021 European Archery Championships Continental  Russia
31–6 June Association football Hungary/Slovenia 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship (knockout stage) Continental  Germany

JuneEdit

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1–5 Para-athletics Poland 2021 World Para Athletics European Championships Continental  Russia
3–4 Taekwondo Mexico 2021 Pan American Taekwondo Championships Continental  Mexico
3–5 Water polo Serbia 2020–21 LEN Champions League (Final 8) Continental Italy Pro Recco
3–6 Association football United States 2021 CONCACAF Nations League Finals Continental  United States
3–6 Canoe sprint Poland 2021 Canoe Sprint European Championships Continental  Hungary
3–6 Golf United States 2021 U.S. Women's Open International Philippines Yuka Saso
3–6 Rallying Italy 2021 Rally Italia Sardegna (WRC #5) International
4–8 Freestyle BMX France 2021 UCI Urban Cycling World Championships International  United States
4–12 Field hockey Netherlands 2021 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship Continental  Netherlands
4–13 Gymnastics Brazil 2021 Pan American Gymnastics Championships Continental  Brazil
5 Athletics United Kingdom 2021 European 10,000m Cup Continental
5 Horse racing United States 2021 Belmont Stakes (Triple Crown #3) Domestic
5 Horse racing United Kingdom 2021 Epsom Derby International
5–6 Formula racing Azerbaijan 2021 Baku Formula 2 round (F2 #3) International
5–6 Taekwondo Senegal 2021 African Taekwondo Championships Continental  Tunisia
5–13 Field hockey Netherlands 2021 Women's EuroHockey Nations Championship Continental  Netherlands
5–17 Handball Kazakhstan 2020 Asian Men's Youth Handball Championship Continental Cancelled
6 Formula racing Azerbaijan 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix (F1 #6) International Mexico Sergio Pérez (Austria Red Bull Racing-Honda)
6 Motorcycle racing Catalonia 2021 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP #7) International
6–10 Nine-ball pool England 2021 WPA World Nine-ball Championship International Austria Albin Ouschan
6–13 Judo Hungary 2021 World Judo Championships International  Japan
8–10 Rhythmic gymnastics Uzbekistan 2021 Asian Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships Continental  Uzbekistan
8–14 Modern pentathlon Egypt 2021 World Modern Pentathlon Championships International  Hungary
8–18 Handball Cameroon 2021 African Women's Handball Championship Continental  Angola
9–13 Para-cycling Portugal 2021 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships International  Italy
9–13 Rhythmic gymnastics Bulgaria 2021 Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships Continental  Russia
11–13 Triathlon Egypt 2021 Africa Triathlon Championships Continental
11–19 Basketball Puerto Rico 2021 FIBA Women's AmeriCup Continental  United States
11–11 July Association football Azerbaijan/Denmark/England/Germany/Hungary/Italy/Netherlands/Romania/Russia/Scotland/Spain UEFA Euro 2020 Continental  Italy
12 Triathlon Australia 2021 Oceania Triathlon Championships Continental
12–13 Handball Germany 2020–21 EHF Champions League (Final Four) Continental Spain Barça
13 Endurance racing Portugal 2021 8 Hours of Portimão (WEC #2) International
13–19 Finswimming Italy World Junior Finswimming Championship International  Russia
13–10 July Association football Brazil 2021 Copa América Continental  Argentina
14–19 Water polo Greece 2020 FINA Women's Water Polo World League Super Final International  United States
15–25 Amateur boxing Italy 2021 European Boxing Championships U22 Continental  Russia
16–18 Taekwondo Lebanon 2021 Asian Taekwondo Championships Continental  South Korea
17–20 Golf United States 2021 U.S. Open (Grand Slam #3) International Spain Jon Rahm
17–27 Basketball France/Spain EuroBasket Women 2021 Continental  Serbia
18–20 Artistic gymnastics Mexico 2021 Junior Pan American Artistic Gymnastics Championships Continental  United States
18–20 Triathlon Austria 2021 Europe Triathlon Sprint and Relay Championships Continental
18–23 Test cricket England 2021 ICC World Test Championship Final International  New Zealand
19–20 Formula racing Mexico 2021 Puebla ePrix (FE #8/9) International
19–20 Formula racing France 2021 Le Castellet Formula 3 round (F3 #2) International
19–26 Para ice hockey Czech Republic 2021 World Para Ice Hockey Championships International  United States
19–30 Baseball United States 2021 College World Series Domestic Mississippi Mississippi State
20 Formula racing France 2021 French Grand Prix (F1 #7) International Netherlands Max Verstappen (Austria Red Bull Racing-Honda)
20 Motorcycle racing Germany 2021 German motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP #8) International
21–26 Softball Czech Republic 2020 Men’s Softball European Championship Continental  Czech Republic
22–27 Squash Egypt 2021 Men's PSA World Tour Finals
Egypt 2021 Women's PSA World Tour Finals
International
22–27 Table tennis Poland 2020 European Table Tennis Championships Continental
22–3 July Handball Hungary 2021 Men's Junior World Handball Championship International Cancelled
23–29 Track cycling Peru 2021 Pan American Track Cycling Championships Continental  Colombia
24 Aquathlon Austria 2021 Europe Triathlon Aquathlon Championships Continental
24–27 Golf United States 2021 Women's PGA Championship International United States Nelly Korda
24–27 Rallying Kenya 2021 Safari Rally (WRC #6) International
25–27 Indoor hockey United States 2021 Men's Indoor Pan American Cup
United States 2021 Women's Indoor Pan American Cup
Continental
25–27 Rhythmic gymnastics Guatemala 2021 Junior Pan American Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships Continental  United States
25–27 Rugby sevens Australia 2021 Oceania Sevens Championship
Australia 2021 Oceania Women's Sevens Championship
Continental
26 Formula racing Austria 2021 W Series Spielberg round (W Series #1) International United Kingdom Alice Powell
26–1 July Water polo Georgia (country) 2020 FINA Men's Water Polo World League Super Final International  Montenegro
26–18 July Road bicycle racing France 2021 Tour de France (Grand Tour #2) International Slovenia Tadej Pogačar (United Arab Emirates UAE Team Emirates)
27 Formula racing Austria 2021 Styrian Grand Prix (F1 #8) International Netherlands Max Verstappen (Austria Red Bull Racing-Honda)
27 Motorcycle racing Netherlands 2021 Dutch TT (MotoGP #9) International
27 Golf United States Senior Players Championship International United States Steve Stricker
28–11 July Tennis United Kingdom 2021 Wimbledon Championships (Grand Slam #3) International
28–14 July International draughts Estonia 2021 Women's World Draughts Championship International Russia Matrena Nogovitsyna
29–5 July Aeromodelling United States 2022 FAI F3D-F3E World Championships for Pylon Racing Model Aircraft International Postponed to 2022
29–14 July International draughts Estonia 2021 World Draughts Championship International Russia Alexander Schwarzman
30–4 July Volleyball Portugal 2021 FIVB Volleyball Men's Challenger Cup
Croatia 2021 FIVB Volleyball Women's Challenger Cup
International Cancelled
30–13 July Association football Romania 2021 UEFA European Under-19 Championship Continental Cancelled
June–July Association football Indonesia 2021 FIFA U-17 World Cup International Cancelled

JulyEdit

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1–12 Amateur boxing Georgia (country) 2021 Junior European Boxing Championships Continental  Russia
2–4 Acrobatic gymnastics Switzerland 2020 Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships International Russian Gymnastics Federation
2–11 Road bicycle racing Italy 2021 Giro Rosa International Netherlands Anna van der Breggen (Netherlands SD Worx)
3 Mountain running Portugal 2021 European Mountain Running Championships Continental Cancelled
3–4 Judo Poland 2021 European Kata Judo Championships
Poland 2021 European Kata Judo Junior Championships
Continental
3–4 Formula racing Austria 2021 Spielberg Formula 3 round (F3 #3) International
3–9 Orienteering Czech Republic 2021 World Orienteering Championships International  Sweden
3–11 Basketball Latvia 2021 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup International  United States
4 Formula racing Austria 2021 Austrian Grand Prix (F1 #9) International Netherlands Max Verstappen (Austria Red Bull Racing-Honda)
4–6 Surf ski Spain 2021 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships International
5–8 Finswimming Russia 2021 Finswimming World Championships International Russian Underwater Federation
5–11 Modern pentathlon Russia 2021 European Modern Pentathlon Championships Continental  Hungary
6–11 Canoe slalom Slovenia 2021 World Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom Championships International  Czech Republic
6–11 Swimming Italy 2021 European Junior Swimming Championships Continental  Russia
6–17 Paragliding Italy 3rd FAI World Paragliding Aerobatic Championship International  Spain
7–11 Rowing Czech Republic 2021 World Rowing U23 Championships International  Italy
7–1 August Association football England UEFA Women's Euro 2021 Continental Postponed to 6–31 July 2022
8–11 Athletics Estonia 2021 European Athletics U23 Championships Continental  Italy
8–11 Canoe marathon Russia 2021 Canoe Marathon European Championships Continental  Hungary
8–18 Handball Slovenia 2021 Women's U-19 European Handball Championship Continental  Hungary
9–11 BMX racing Belgium 2021 European BMX Championships Continental
9–18 Volleyball Belgium/Netherlands 2021 FIVB Volleyball Women's U20 World Championship International  Italy
10 Association football Benin 2021 CAF Confederation Cup Final Continental Morocco Raja Casablanca
10–11 Formula racing United States 2021 New York City ePrix (FE #10/11) International
10–18 Volleyball Hungary/Slovakia 2021 Girls' U16 European Volleyball Championship Continental  Russia
10–1 August Association football United States 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup Continental  United States
11–16 Orienteering Turkey 2021 Junior World Orienteering Championships International Postponed to 5–10 September
11–18 Modern pentathlon Egypt 2021 Modern Pentathlon Junior World Championships International  Hungary
11–23 Gliding Lithuania 5th FAI Junior European Gliding Championships Continental
12–18 Basketball Hungary 2021 FIBA U20 Women's European Championship Continental Cancelled
12–18 Beach soccer Portugal 2021 Euro Winners Cup
Portugal 2021 Women's Euro Winners Cup
Continental
12–3 August Chess Russia Women's Chess World Cup 2021 International Russia Alexandra Kosteniuk
12–6 August Chess Russia Chess World Cup 2021 International Poland Jan-Krzysztof Duda
13 Baseball United States 2021 Major League Baseball All-Star Game Domestic American League
13–18 Beach handball Bulgaria 2021 European Beach Handball Championship Continental
14–22 Squash United States 2020–21 PSA Men's World Squash Championship
United States 2020–21 PSA Women's World Squash Championship
International
14–24 Aerobatics Czech Republic 14th FAI World Advanced Aerobatic Championships International Cancelled
14–27 Multi-sport Serbia 2020 European Universities Games Continental Cancelled
15–18 Athletics Estonia 2021 European Athletics U20 Championships Continental  Great Britain
15–18 Golf England 2021 Open Championship (Grand Slam #4) International United States Collin Morikawa
15–18 Rallying Estonia 2021 Rally Estonia (WRC #7) International
17 Association football Morocco 2021 CAF Champions League Final Continental Egypt Al Ahly
17–18 Formula racing United Kingdom 2021 Silverstone Formula 2 round (F2 #4) International
17–25 Basketball Montenegro 2021 FIBA U20 European Championship Continental Cancelled
17–25 Darts England 2021 World Matchplay International  Peter Wright
18 Endurance racing Italy 2021 6 Hours of Monza (WEC #3) International
18 Formula racing United Kingdom 2021 British Grand Prix (F1 #10) International United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton (Germany Mercedes)
19–30 Hang gliding North Macedonia 23rd FAI World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship
North Macedonia 9th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 5 Championship
International Postponed to 2023
20–25 Basketball Cyprus 2021 FIBA Women's European Championship for Small Countries Continental  Luxembourg
21–31 Lacrosse Poland 2020 European Lacrosse Championship Continental Originally Postponed from 23 July–1 August 2020, now postponed indefinitely
21–2 August Association football Belarus 2021 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship Continental Cancelled
22–25 Golf France 2021 Evian Championship International Australia Minjee Lee
23–24 Ice hockey Canada 2021 NHL Entry Draft Domestic
23–24 Rallycross Spain 2021 World RX of Barcelona-Catalunya (WRX #1) International Sweden Kevin Hansen (Sweden Hansen World RX Team)
23–8 August Multi-sport Japan 2020 Summer Olympics International  United States
24–25 Formula racing United Kingdom 2021 London ePrix (FE #12/13) International
24–1 August Basketball Greece 2021 FIBA U18 Women's European Championship Continental Cancelled
26–31 Parachuting Czech Republic 10th FAI European Freefall Style & Accuracy Landing Parachuting Championship
Czech Republic 7th FAI Junior European Freefall Style and Accuracy Landing Championships
Continental Postponed
28–6 August Aerobatics Poland 23rd FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships
Poland 11th FAI World Advanced Glider Aerobatic Championships
International  France
29 Basketball United States 2021 NBA draft Domestic Cade Cunningham
29–7 August Aerobatics Poland 14th FAI World Advanced Aerobatic Championships International  Russia
30–6 August Aeromodelling Romania 2025 FAI F3CN World Championships for Model Helicopters International Postponed to 2025
31–1 August Formula racing Hungary 2021 Budapest Formula 3 round (F3 #4) International
31–8 August Basketball Turkey 2021 FIBA U18 European Championship Continental Cancelled

AugustEdit

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1 Formula racing Hungary 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix (F1 #11) International France Esteban Ocon (France Alpine-Renault)
1–7 Multi-sport Trinidad and Tobago 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games International Postponed
1–7 Aeromodelling Denmark 2023 FAI F3B World Championship for Model Gliders International Postponed to 2023
5–8 Multi-sport Canada 2021 Masters Indigenous Games International Postponed
5–8 Golf United States 2021 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational (WGC #3) International Mexico Abraham Ancer
5–15 Handball Montenegro 2021 European Women's U-17 Handball Championship Continental  Hungary
6–14 Basketball Portugal 2021 FIBA U16 Women's European Championship Continental Cancelled
6–15 Athletics United States 2021 World Athletics Championships International Postponed to 15–24 July 2022
6–15 Basketball Egypt 2021 FIBA Under-16 African Championship
Egypt 2021 FIBA Under-16 Women's African Championship
Continental
7–15 Basketball Hungary 2021 FIBA Under-19 Women's Basketball World Cup International  United States
7–15 Sailing United States 2020 J/70 World Championship International United States Peter Duncan
7–21 Gliding France 36th FAI World Gliding Championships International
8 Motorcycle racing Styria 2021 Styrian motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP #10) International
8–15 Tennis Canada 2021 Canadian Open International
9–14 Sailing United States 2021 Youth Match Racing World Championship International United States David Wood
9–15 Archery Poland 2021 World Archery Youth Championships International  India
9–21 Parachuting Russia 2020 FAI World Parachuting Championships International Russian Parachuting Federation
10–15 Basketball Republic of Ireland 2020 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries Continental  Ireland
11 Association football Northern Ireland 2021 UEFA Super Cup Continental England Chelsea
11–15 Beach volleyball Austria 2021 European Beach Volleyball Championships Continental
11–15 Rowing Bulgaria 2021 World Rowing Junior Championships International  United States
12–15 Taekwondo Bulgaria 2021 World Taekwondo Cadet Championships International Cancelled
12–16 Fishing Finland 2021 World Fly Fishing Championship International
12–22 Handball Croatia 2021 European Men's U-19 Handball Championship Continental  Germany
13–15 Open water swimming Seychelles 2021 FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships International
13–15 Rallying Belgium 2021 Ypres Rally (WRC #8) International
13–21 Basketball North Macedonia 2021 FIBA U16 European Championship Continental Cancelled
13–22 Baseball Taiwan 2021 U-12 Baseball World Cup International Postponed
14–15 Fishing France 2021 Feeder Fishing World Championship International
14–15 Formula racing Germany 2021 Berlin ePrix (FE #14/15) International
14–21 Sailing Finland 2021 12 Metre World Championship International Denmark Patrick Howaldt
14–5 September Road bicycle racing Spain 2021 Vuelta a España (Grand Tour #3) International Slovenia Primož Roglič (Netherlands Team Jumbo–Visma)
14–2 October Rugby union Argentina/Australia/New Zealand/South Africa 2021 Rugby Championship International
15 Motorcycle racing Austria 2021 Austrian motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP #11) International
16–21 Sailing Latvia 2021 Raceboard World Championships International
16–22 Sailing Switzerland 2021 iQFoil World Championships International
16–22 Tennis United States 2021 Cincinnati Masters International
16–22 Wrestling Russia 2021 World Junior Wrestling Championships International  Russia
17–19 Judo Latvia 2021 European Cadet Judo Championships Continental  Russia
17–22 Track cycling Netherlands 2021 UEC European Track Championships (under-23 & junior) Continental  Russia
17–29 Basketball Indonesia 2021 FIBA Asia Cup Continental Postponed to 2022
18–22 Athletics Kenya 2021 World Athletics U20 Championships International  Kenya
18–23 Volleyball Mexico 2021 Men's NORCECA Volleyball Championship Continental  Puerto Rico
18–29 Handball Greece 2021 Men's Youth World Handball Championship International Cancelled
18–29 Multi-sport China 2021 Summer World University Games International Postponed to 2022
18–4 September Volleyball Serbia/Bulgaria/Croatia/Romania 2021 Women's European Volleyball Championship Continental  Italy
19–22 Canoe slalom Slovenia 2021 European Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom Championships Continental  Czech Republic
19–22 Golf Scotland 2021 Women's British Open International Sweden Anna Nordqvist
19–22 Orienteering Lithuania 2021 European Youth Orienteering Championships Continental  Finland
19–29 Baseball United States 2021 Little League World Series Domestic Michigan Taylor North Little League, Taylor, Michigan
19–29 Beach soccer Russia 2021 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup International  RFU
19–5 September Golf United States 2021 FedEx Cup Playoffs International
20–22 BMX racing Netherlands 2021 UCI BMX World Championships International
20–22 Karate Finland 2021 European Cadet, Junior & U21 Karate Championships Continental  Turkey
20–28 Aerobatics Czech Republic 22nd FAI European Aerobatic Championships Continental Cancelled
20–31 Ice hockey Canada 2021 IIHF Women's World Championship International  Canada
21–22 Endurance racing France 2021 24 Hours of Le Mans (WEC #4) International
21–28 Field hockey Chile 2021 Men's Junior Pan American Championship
Chile 2021 Women's Junior Pan American Championship
Continental
21–28 Fishing Italy 2021 Long Casting of Sea Weights World Championships International  Argentina
21–29 Artistic swimming Canada 2021 FINA World Junior & Youth Artistic Swimming Championships International Postponed
21–29 Water Polo Croatia 2021 LEN Women European Junior Water Polo Championship Continental  Russia
21–31 Sport climbing Russia 2021 IFSC Climbing World Youth Championship International  Japan
22–25 Handball United States 2021 Nor.Ca. Women's Handball Championship Regional  Puerto Rico
22–28 Sailing Lithuania 2021 Platu 25 World Championship International Estonia Mati Sepp
23–29 Basketball Mexico 2021 FIBA Under-16 Americas Championship Continental  United States
23–29 Basketball Mexico 2021 FIBA Under-16 Women's Americas Championship Continental  United States
23–29 Equestrian Hungary 2021 FEI World Vaulting Championships International  Germany
24–29 Basketball Hungary 2021 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup International
24–2 September Volleyball Iran 2021 FIVB Volleyball Boys' U19 World Championship International  Poland
24–5 September Basketball Rwanda AfroBasket 2021 Continental  Tunisia
24–5 September Olympics Japan 2020 Summer Paralympics International  China
25–28 Karate United States 2021 Pan American Cadet, Junior and U21 Karate Championships Continental Postponed to 2022
25–29 Biathle & Triathle Germany 2021 Biathle/Triathle World Championships International  Czech Republic
25–29 Floorball Czech Republic 2021 Men's under-19 World Floorball Championships International  Czech Republic
25–29 Mountain bike racing Italy 2021 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships International  France
26–29 Athletics Italy 2021 European Athletics U18 Championships Continental Cancelled
26–29 Summer biathlon Czech Republic Summer Biathlon World Championships 2021 International  Czech Republic
27–30 Beach sambo Cyprus 2021 World Beach Sambo Championships International Russian Sambo Federation
28–29 Fishing Bulgaria 2021 Carnivorous Artificial Bait Shore Angling World Championship for Nations International
28–29 Formula racing Belgium 2021 Spa-Francorchamps FIA Formula 3 round (F3 #5) International
28–29 Off-road racing Greenland 2021 Arctic X-Prix (Extreme E #3) International
28–5 September Softball Peru 2021 Junior Women's Softball World Championship International Postponed to 5–12 December
28–5 September Water polo Czech Republic 2021 FINA World Men's Junior Water Polo Championships International  Serbia
29 Formula racing Belgium 2021 Belgian Grand Prix (F1 #12) International Netherlands Max Verstappen (Austria Red Bull Racing-Honda)
29 Motorcycle racing United Kingdom 2021 British motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP #12) International
29–5 September Volleyball Philippines 2021 Asian Women's Volleyball Championship Continental Moved to 24–30 October
30–4 September Archery Slovenia 2021 European 3D Championships Continental  Italy
30–12 September Tennis United States 2021 US Open (Grand Slam #4) International
31–7 September Sailing Italy 2021 Moth World Championship International Australia Tom Slingsby

SeptemberEdit

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1–4 Sailing Italy 2021 Melges 32 World Championships International Germany Christian Schwörer
1–5 Casting Hungary 2021 Casting Sport World Championships International  Czech Republic
1–5 Floorball Sweden 2020 Women's under-19 World Floorball Championships International  Finland
1–5 Sailing Greece 2021 IFCA Slalom World Championships International
1–5 Track cycling Egypt 2021 UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships International  Russia
1–5 Volleyball Brazil 2021 Men's South American Volleyball Championship Continental  Brazil
1–7 Table tennis Cameroon 2021 African Table Tennis Championships Continental
1–19 Volleyball Poland/Czech Republic/Estonia/Finland 2021 Men's European Volleyball Championship Continental  Italy
2–5 Mountain bike trials Spain 2021 UCI Trials World Championships International  Spain
3–5 Triathlon Kazakhstan 2021 Asian U23 and Junior Triathlon Championships Continental Cancelled [12]
3–8 Sailing Germany 2021 FarEast 28R World Championships International
3–12 Badminton Slovenia 2021 European U17 Badminton Championships Continental  Russia
4–5 Formula racing Netherlands 2021 Zandvoort FIA Formula 3 round (F3 #6) International
4–5 Rowing Poland 2021 European Rowing U23 Championships Continental  Romania
4–5 Triathlon Kazakhstan 2021 Asian Mixed Relay Triathlon Championships Continental Cancelled [13]
4–6 Golf United States 2021 Solheim Cup International  Europe
4–10 Aerobatics Belgium 1st FAI European Intermediate Aerobatic Championship Continental
4–11 Multi-sport Russia 2021 CIS Games Regional  Russia
4–11 Sailing Spain 2021 Flying Dutchman World Championships International  Hungary
4–11 December American football United States 2021 NCAA Division I FBS football season Domestic
5 Mountain bike racing Austria 2021 UCI Mountain Bike Eliminator World Championships International
5 Formula racing Netherlands 2021 Dutch Grand Prix (F1 #13) International Netherlands Max Verstappen (Austria Red Bull Racing-Honda)
5–11 Gliding France 2021 FAI World Sailplane Grand Prix Championship International
5–12 Archery Croatia 2021 European Field Championships Continental  Italy
6–10 Pool United States 2021 World Ten-ball Championship International Albania Eklent Kaçi
7–12 Artistic swimming Croatia 2021 European Youth Artistic Swimming Championships Continental  Russia
7–12 Dressage Germany 2021 European Dressage Championships Continental  Germany
7–15 Volleyball Rwanda 2021 Men's African Nations Volleyball Championship Continental  Tunisia
7–19 Bowls Australia 2020 World Outdoor Bowls Championship International Cancelled
8–12 Road bicycle racing Italy 2021 European Road Championships Continental  Italy
8–19 Inline hockey Italy 2021 InLine Hockey World Championships International Men:  Czech Republic
Women:  France
9–12 Standup paddleboarding Hungary 2021 ICF SUP World Championships International  Spain
9–12 Darts Germany 2021 PDC World Cup of Darts International  Scotland (Peter Wright & John Henderson )
9–12 Judo Luxembourg 2021 European Junior Judo Championships Continental  France
9–12 Rallying Greece 2021 Acropolis Rally (WRC #9) International
9–9 January 2022 American football United States 2021 NFL season Domestic
10–12 3x3 basketball France 2021 FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup International
10–12 Cable skiing Poland 2021 IWWF Cableski World Championships International  Belarus
10–19 Baseball United States 2021 U-18 Baseball World Cup International Postponed to 9–18 September 2022[14]
10–19 Multi-sport Turkey 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games International Postponed to 9–22 August 2022 [15]
11–12 Formula racing Italy 2021 Monza Formula 2 round (F2 #5) International
12 Formula racing Italy 2021 Italian Grand Prix (F1 #14) International Australia Daniel Ricciardo (United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes)
12 Motorcycle racing Aragon 2021 Aragon motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP #13) International
12–19 Baseball Italy 2021 European Baseball Championship Continental  Netherlands
12–19 Volleyball Japan 2021 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship Continental  Iran
12–19 Modern pentathlon Egypt 2021 Modern Pentathlon Youth World Championships International  Russia
12–19 Volleyball Rwanda 2021 Women's African Nations Volleyball Championship Continental  Cameroon
12–19 Water polo Malta 2021 LEN Men's European Junior Water Polo Championships Continental  Serbia
12–3 October Futsal Lithuania 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup International Postponed from 12 September–4 October 2020
13–14 Judo Poland 2021 World Kata championships International Postponed to 26–27 October 2021[16]
13–18 Ballooning Hungary 22nd FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship Continental  France
13–19 Beach tennis Italy 2021 ITF Beach Tennis World Championships International Men: Russia Nikita Burmakin and Italy Tommaso Giovannini
Women: Italy Giulia Gasparri and Italy Ninny Valentini
14 Surfing United States 2021 World Surf League Finals International
14–18 Athletics Chile 2021 Pan American U20 Athletics Championships Continental Postponed from 16–18 July
15–17 Sport climbing Russia 2021 IFSC Paraclimbing World Championships International  France
15–19 Volleyball Colombia 2021 Women's South American Volleyball Championship Continental  Brazil
15–21 Sport climbing Russia 2021 IFSC Climbing World Championships International  Japan
15–25 Handball Jordan 2021 Asian Women's Handball Championship Continental
16–19 Canoe sprint Denmark 2021 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships International Canoe sprint:  Hungary
Paracanoe:  Great Britain
17 Ironman triathlon United States 2021 Ironman 70.3 World Championship International
17–18 Triathlon