List of Upcoming Sports Events & Venues [Update]: Complete Notes

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Sports events and venues are essential topics for various competitive exams. One or two questions are often asked about upcoming sports events and venues in exams such as SSC CGL, Railways, RRB NTPC, WBCS, and Bank exams. Here, we provide a comprehensive list of all the essential sports events and venues. Read through the complete list of upcoming sports events and venues to secure one mark in your upcoming examinations.

Updated Upcoming Sports Events & Venues

Summer Olympic Games

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2024Paris, France
2.2028Los Angeles, United States
3.2032Brisbane, Australia

Summer Paralympic Games

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2024Paris, France
2.2028Los Angeles, United States
3.2032Brisbane, Australia

Winter Olympic Games

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2022Beijing, China
2.2026Milan & Cortina, Italy

Winter Paralympic Games

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2022Beijing, China
2.2026Milan & Cortina, Italy
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Summer Youth Olympic Games

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2026Dakar, Senegal

 Winter Youth Olympic Games

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2020Lausane, Switzerland
2.2024Gangwon, South Korea

Commonwealth Games

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2018Gold Coast, Australia
2.2022Birmingham, England
3.2026England

Asian Games

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2026Aichi-Nagoya, Japan
2.2030Doha, Qatar
3.2034Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

FIFA World Cup

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2022Qatar
2.2026Canada, Mexico, United States.
3.2030Morocco, Portugal, Spain
4.2034Saudi Arabia

FIFA Women’s World Cup

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2023Australia
New Zealand

FIFA U-20 Men’s World Cup

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2023Argentina

FIFA U-17 World Cup

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2023Indonesia

ICC Cricket World Cup (50 Over)

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2023India
2.2027South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Namibia
3.2031India and Bangladesh

Asian Cricket Council Asia Cup

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2018 United Arab Emirates
2.2022United Arab Emirates
3.2023Pakistan, Sri Lanka
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ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup (50 Over)

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2022Hagley OvalChristchurch, New Zealand
2.2025India

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2021UAE, Oman
Originally it was planned to host by – India
2.2022Australia
3.2024United States,  West Indies
4.2026India, Sri Lanka
5.2028Australia,  New Zealand
6.2030United Kingdom, Ireland

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2020Melbourne, Australia
2.2023South Africa
3.2024Bangladesh
4.2026England

ICC U-19 Women’s T-20 World Cup

Sl.NoYearVenue
12023South Africa
22025Malaysia, Thailand
32027Bangladesh, Nepal

ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup

Sl.NoYearVenue
12022Antigua, West Indies
22024South Africa
32026Zimbabwe, Namibia

First World Deaf T20 Cricket Championship

SL.NoYearVenue
1.2023Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
• The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) gave the approval to All India Sports Councils of the Deaf (AISCD) to host the 1st World Deaf T20 Cricket Championship in Kerala from January 10 to 20, 2023.

AIBA World Boxing Championships

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2021Belgrade, Serbia
2.2023Tashkent, Uzbekistan
3.2025Osaka, Japan

AFC Asian Cup (Men’s) [AFC – Asian Football Confederation]

Sl.NoYearVenue
12023Qatar
22027Saudi Arabia

AFC Women’s Asian Cup

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2022India
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BWF World Badminton Championships

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2021Huelva, Spain
2.2022Tokyo, Japan
3.2023Copenhagen, Denmark
4.2025Paris, France
5.2026India

Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2023Bhubaneswar & Rourkela, Odisha, India
2.2026Wavre, Belgium & Amstelveen, Netherlands

Women’s FIH Hockey World Cup

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2022Terrassa, Spain & Amstelveen, Netherlands
2.2026Wavre, Belgium & Amstelveen, Netherlands

World Athletics Championships

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2022Eugene, United States
2.2023Budapest, Hungary
3.2025Tokyo, Japan

National Games of India

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2022Gujarat (36th)
2.2023Goa (37th)
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Khelo India Youth Games

Sl.NoYearVenue
1.2020Guwahati, Assam
2.2021Postponed
Originally, the Khelo India Youth Games 2021 is
scheduled to be held in February 2022 at Panchkula, Haryana
32023 (5th)Madhya Pradesh

Khelo India University Games

Sl.NoYearVenue
12020 (1st Edition)Bhubaneswar, Odisha
2.2021Karnataka [Postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic]
32022 (2nd Edition)Bangalore, Karnataka
42023 (3rd Edition)Uttar Pradesh

Junior & Cadet Fencing Championships

SL.NoYearVenue
1.2023India
Host cities – Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
• This will be the first time for India to host a fencing event.

• India will host the Asian Junior Under 20(U-20) Men & Women and Cadet Under-17(U-17) Boys & Girls Fencing Championships.

U-18 Women’s Asian Basketball Championship

SL.NoYearVenue
1.2018India
Host city – Bangalore (Karnataka)
2.2020Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Asia
3.2022India
Host city- Bangalore (Karnataka)

Sports Venue List in News 2024

March 2024

Archery

  • Archery World Cup Stage I: Shanghai, People’s Republic of China.

Athletics

  • SAFF Athletics Junior Championships: Chennai, India.
  • Wanda Diamond League: Xiamen and Shanghai, China

Badminton

  • Thomas & Uber Cup Finals: Chengdu, China

Cricket

  • Indian Premier League (IPL): Multiple venues in India, with finals on May 26 at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

Golf

  • Masters Tournament: Augusta, USA

Chess

  • Candidates Tournament 2024: Toronto, Canada

These events are part of the build-up to the Paris Olympics 2024, with many serving as qualification events.

March 2024

  • 2024 Youth World Boxing Cup (Adriatic Pearl 2024) – Budva, Montenegro
  • 6th National Para-Badminton Championship 2023-2024 – Jamshedpur

February 2024

  • 2027 World Test Championship final (Cricket) – England
  • 2027 Women’s T20 Champions Trophy (Cricket) – Sri Lanka
  • 2025 men’s Champions Trophy (Criclet) – Pakistan
  • Men’s FIH Hockey5s World Cup 2024 – Netherlands
  • Badminton Asia Women’s Team Championship 2024 – Selangor Malaysia
  • 2024 Asian Indoor Athletics Championships – Tehran, Iran
  • World Aquatics Championships 2024 – Doha, Qatar
  • Asian Indoor Athletics Championships 2024 – Tehran, Iran
  • World’s highest frozen lake marathon” titled as ‘theastrun’ – Pangong Tso lake, Ladakh
  • 2024 BWF Para-Badminton World Championships – Pattaya, Thailand

January 2024

  • World Blitz Chess Championship 2023 – Samarkand, Uzbekistan
  • FIH Hockey5s World Cup 2024 (Men’s and Women’s) – Oman
  • 2023 Scottish Junior Open Squash – Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Diu Beach Games 2024 – Ghogla Beach
  • 2024 FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers (Women) – Ranchi
  • 2023-2024 National Equestrian Championship – Auroville, Tamil Nadu
  • Winter Youth Olympics 2024 – South Korea

Sports Venue List in News 2023

▪ 2023 Women’s Asian Champions Trophy
✍ Ranchi, Jharkhand

▪ 2030 Football World Cup
✍ Morocco, Spain, and Portugal

▪ 37th edition of the National Games
✍ Goa

▪ 2023 Archery World Cup
✍ Mexico

▪ International Olympiad for Informatics 2023
✍ Hungary

▪ Asian Games 2023
✍ Hangzhou, China

▪ India’s first two FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers
✍ Bhubaneshwar & Guwahati

▪ Asia Cup 2023
✍ Sri Lanka & Pakistan

▪ Torneo del Centenario 2023 tournament (Hockey)
✍ Spain

Indian women’s hockey team has won the Torneo del Centenario 2023 tournament.

▪ World Archery Championships 2023
✍ Germany

India has won its first-ever gold medal in the compound women’s team category of the World Archery Championships 2023.

▪ 2023 World Cadet Wrestling Championships
✍ Turkiye

▪ World Athletics Championships 2023
✍ Budapest, Hungary

▪ 69th edition of the Nehru Trophy boat race
✍ Kerala

▪ World Under-20 Wrestling Championships 2023
✍ Jordan

▪ FIBA 2023 Men’s Basketball World Cup
✍ Japan, the Philippines, and Indonesia

▪ BWF World Tour Finals for the next 4 years
✍ Hangzhou, China

▪ FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2023 (Basketball)
✍ Australia

▪ FIH Hockey Nations Cup 2024
✍ Poland and Spain

▪ Asian Kabaddi Championship 2023 (Mens)
✍ South Korea

▪ Special Olympics 2025
✍ Italy

▪ Global Chess League 2023
✍ Dubai, UAE

▪ Durand Cup 2023 (Football)
✍ Kolkata

▪ Asian Athletics Championships 2023.
✍ Thailand

▪ Ultimate Table Tennis 2023 Season 4
✍ Pune

▪ Men’s Asian Champions Trophy 2023 (Hockey)
✍ Chennai

▪ 64th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) 2023
✍ Japan

▪ World Deaf Youth Badminton Championships 2023
✍ Brazil

▪ World Weightlifting Championships 2023
✍ Saudi Arabia

▪ FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 (9th edition)
✍ Australia and New Zealand

▪ Asian Surfing Championship 2023
✍ Maldives

▪ ISSF World Championship Juniors 2023
✍ Changwon, South Korea

▪ U 13 Gothia Cup 2023 (Football)
✍ Sweden

Minerva Academy FC has become the first team from India to win the U 13 Gothia Cup 2023

▪ Junior Asia Cup Judo Championships 2023
✍ China

▪ Women’s Kabaddi League 2023
✍ Dubai

▪ FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2023
✍ Austria

▪ 2023 Asian U20 Athletics Championships
✍ South Korea

▪ Special Olympics World Summer Games 2023
✍ Germany

▪ 2023 World Table Tennis Championships
✍ South Africa

▪ 2023 Women’s Junior Asia Cup
✍ Japan

▪ Under-20 World Cup 2023
✍ Uruguay

▪ UEFA EURO 2024
✍ Germany

▪ Asian Under-21 Snooker Championship 2023
✍ Iran

▪ Global Chess League 2023
✍2023 – Dubai, UAE

▪ Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2023 (Hockey)
✍2023 – Oman

▪ Asian Weightlifting Championships
✍2023 – South Korea

▪ Asia Cup Stage 2 World Ranking Tournament
✍2023 – Uzbekistan

▪ Asian Kabaddi Championship
✍2023 – South Korea

▪ FIDE World Junior Chess Championships (Under 20)
✍2023 – Mexico

▪ South Asian Youth Table Tennis Championship 2023
✍2023 – Itanagar

▪ 2023 SAFF Championship
✍2023 – Bengaluru

▪ 2023 Squash World Cup
✍2023 – Chennai

▪ Hyundai Archery World Cup
✍ 2023 – Turkiye

▪ Street Child Cricket World Cup
✍ 2023 Chennai, India

▪ Under-20 FIFA World Cup
✍ 2023 – Argentina

▪ 37th edition of the National Games
✍ 2023 – Goa

▪ Intercontinental Cup 2023 (Football)
✍ 2023 – Odisha, India

▪ Asian Wrestling Championships
✍ 2023 – Kazakhstan

▪ Asian Hockey Men’s Championship
✍ 2023 Chennai, India

▪ IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s Asia and Oceania Championship
✍ 2023 – Thailand

▪ Women’s Snooker World Cup 2023
✍ 2023 – Thailand

▪ 74th Strandja Memorial International Boxing Tournament 2023
✍ 2023 – Bulgaria

▪ IBA Women’s World Championships 2023
✍ 2023 – New Delhi, India

▪ Khelo India Winter Games 2023
✍ 2023 – Jammu & Kashmir, India

▪ FIFA Club World Cup 2022
✍ 2022 – Morocco

▪ Women’s Premier League (WPL) auction 2023
✍ 2023 – India

▪ 2023 Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championships
✍ 2023 – UAE

▪ ABB FIA Formula E World Championship 2023
✍ 2023 – Hyderabad, India

▪ 5th Khelo India Youth Games 2023
✍ 2023 – Madhya Pradesh, India

▪ 2026 Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup
✍ 2026 – Netherlands and Belgium

▪ ISSF Shooting (Rifle/Pistol) World Cup in 2023
✍ 2023 – Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Miscellaneous Sports Venue List (One-liner)

▪ Which country will host the 2022 Track Asia Cup cycling tournament?
Answer: India (Kerala)

▪ Which country will host the 2025 Kabaddi World Cup?
Answer: United Kingdom

▪ Which country hosted the 2023 Women’s World Boxing Championship?
Answer: India

▪ Which union territories of India will host the first-ever Mountain Bicycle, MTB, World Cup- the ‘UCI MTB Eliminator World Cup’?
Answer: Ladakh

▪ Which city hosted the 44th edition of the 2022 FIDE Chess Olympiad?
Answer: Chennai

▪ Which country hosted the 2022 Asian Women’s Junior Handball Championship?
Answer: Kazakhstan

▪ Which is the host country of the World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2022?
Answer: UAE

▪ Which is the host state of the 83rd National Table Tennis Championship 2022?
Answer: Meghalaya

▪ Which will be the host country of the Commonwealth Games 2026?
Answer: Australia

▪ Which country will host the National Delphic Games for Arts and Cultures in 2023?
Answer: India

▪ Which country will host the Street Child Cricket World Cup in 2023?
Answer: India

▪ Which two cities hosted the 2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup?
Answer: Bhubaneswar & Rourkela

▪ Which city will host the 4th Khelo India Youth Games?
Answer: Panchkula, haryana

▪ Which country will host the 2027 South East Asian Games?
Answer: Malaysia

▪ Which country was announced as the host nation for the volleyball Men’s Club
World Championships for two years in 2023 and 2024?
Answer: India

▪ ICC U-19 Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 hosted by which country?
Answer: South Africa

▪ Which city will host the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship 2023?
Answer: Bengaluru

▪ Which country will host the IBA Youth World Boxing Championships 2024?
Answer: Croatia

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