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Sports events & venues are an essential topic for various competitive exams. One-two questions are often asked from upcoming sports events & venues in SSC CGL, Railways, RRB NTPC, WBCS, Bank, etc. Examinations. Here, we are providing all the essential sports event and venue lists. Read the complete “upcoming sports events & venues” list and secure your one mark in your upcoming examinations.

Updated Upcoming Sports Events & Venues

Summer Olympic Games

Postponed to the following year (2021)
Tokyo, Japan
2.2024Paris, France
3.2028Los Angeles, United States
4.2032Brisbane, Australia

Summer Paralympic Games

Postponed to the following year (2021)
Tokyo, Japan
2.2024Paris, France
3.2028Los Angeles, United States
4.2032Brisbane, Australia

Winter Olympic Games

1.2022Beijing, China
2.2026Milan & Cortina, Italy

Winter Paralympic Games

1.2022Beijing, China
2.2026Milan & Cortina, Italy

Summer Youth Olympic Games

1.2018Buenos Aires, Argentina
2.2026Dakar, Senegal

 Winter Youth Olympic Games

1.2020Lausane, Switzerland
2.2024Gangwon, South Korea

Commonwealth Games

1.2018Gold Coast, Australia
2.2022Birmingham, England

Asian Games

1.2022Hangzhou, China

However, due to the latest COVID-19 outbreak, the 2022 Asian Games have been postponed.No alternative date has been announced so far.
2.2026Aichi-Nagoya, Japan
3.2030Doha, Qatar
4.2034Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

FIFA World Cup

2.2026Canada, Mexico, United States.

FIFA Women’s World Cup

New Zealand

FIFA U-20 Men’s World Cup

1.2021 (Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic)
• It will be held in 2023

FIFA U-17 World Cup

1.2021 (Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic)
• It will be held in 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

2.2027South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Namibia
3.2031India and Bangladesh

Asian Cricket Council Asia Cup

1.2018 United Arab Emirates
2.2022Sri Lanka

ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup

1.2022Hagley OvalChristchurch, New Zealand

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

1.2021UAE, Oman
Originally it was planned to host by – India
3.2024United States,  West Indies
4.2026India, Sri Lanka
5.2028Australia,  New Zealand
6.2030England,  Wales, Ireland, Scotland

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup

1.2020Melbourne, Australia
2.2023South Africa

ICC Women’s U-19 World Cup


ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup

1.2020Potchefstroom, South Africa
2.2022Antigua, West Indies

First World Deaf T20 Cricket Championship

SL.No Year Venue
1. 2023 Thiruvananthapuram, 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.

Women’s FIH Hockey World Cup

1.2022Terrassa, Spain & Amstelveen, Netherlands

AIBA World Boxing Championships

1.2021Belgrade, Serbia
2.2023Tashkent, Uzbekistan
3.2025Osaka, Japan

AFC Women’s Asian Cup


BWF World Badminton Championships

1.2021Huelva, Spain
2.2022Tokyo, Japan
3.2023Copenhagen, Denmark
4.2025Paris, France

Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup

1.2023Bhubaneswar & Rourkela, Odisha, India

World Athletics Championships

1.2022Eugene, United States
2.2023Budapest, Hungary

National Games of India

1.2020Goa (36th)
2.2021Uttarakhand (37th)
3.2022Andhra Pradesh (38th)
4.2023Meghalaya (39th)

Khelo India Youth Games

Sl.No Year Venue
1. 2020 Guwahati, Assam
2. 2021 Postponed
Originally, the Khelo India Youth Games 2021 is
scheduled to be held in February 2022 at Panchkula, Haryana
3 2022 Bhopal,Madhya Pradesh

Khelo India University Games

Sl.No Year Venue
1 2020 (1st Edition) Bhubaneswar, Odisha
2. 2021 Karnataka [Postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic]
3 2022 (2nd Edition) Bangalore, Karnataka

Cycling Summit

SL.No Year Venue
1. 2021 India
Host cities – Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore
• The Cycling Federation of India (CFI) is all set to host the first-ever Cycling Summit in 2021.


• The Cycling Summit 2021 will consist of cyclists, athletes, fitness and sports enthusiasts, cycling coaches, health and nutrition experts, and influencers.

• The Cycling summit is estimated to attract around 25,000 people in each city.

Junior & Cadet Fencing Championships

SL.No Year Venue
1. 2023 India
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.No Year Venue
1. 2018 India
Host city – Bangalore (Karnataka)
2. 2020 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Asia
3. 2022 India
Host city- Bangalore (Karnataka)

Miscellaneous Sports Venue List (One-liner)

• Which country will host the 31st Southeast Asian Games?
Answer: Vietnam

• Which city will host 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 will host the 2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup?
Answer: Bhubaneswar & Rourkela

• Which city will host the 4th Khelo India Youth Games?
Answer: Panchkula

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

• Which country has backed out from hosting AFC Asian Cup 2023?
Answer: China

Sports Events and Venues Recent Updates

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup

✍️ This year FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup will be held in India in the month of October.

✍️ Earlier, there was some doubt over the hosting of the game due to the ban on the All Indian Football Federation (AIFF) by the international governing body FIFA, but on 26 August FIFA lifted the ban and allowed India to host the World Cup again.

ICC Women’s World Cup 2025

✍️ BCCI has announced that India will be hosting the Women’s World Cup 2025.

✍️ This is the fourth time for India to host the tournament.
✍️ The last ICC Women’s World Cup (2022) was held in New Zealand.

✍️ The 2025 World Cup will be Harmanpreet Kaur’s first World Cup as a captain.

Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022

✍️ Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh has been announced as flagbearer for Team India at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

✍️ PV Sindhu was also the flagbearer at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

✍️ The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has launched “Create for India” campaign to encourage the Indian contingents participating in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Chess Olympiad 2022

✍️The 44th Chess Olympiad was organised by the International Chess Federation or World Chess Federation (FIDE) in Chennai, India.

✍️ India hosted the Chess Olympiad for the first time.

✍️ The 45th Chess Olympiad will be held in Budapest, Hungary from 10 to 23 September 2024.

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