Biggest Sports Events of 2026

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2026 has one of the world’s biggest sport’s events as the 2026 FIFA World Cup is to be jointly hosted by Canada, Mexico and the United States. The event has much to live up to, with the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar having one of the most unforgettable ever Final’s, whilst Mexico and the US have both previously hosted memorable World Cup’s. The year begins with Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in February, the third time Italy has hosted the event. Other major events include the 2026 Commonwealth Games being held in the Australian state of Victoria in March, whilst the 2026 Asian Games takes place in Aichi and Nagoya in Japan in September.

With so much to look forward to in 2026, view a month by month guide below to some of the world’s biggest sporting events and click on each event, venue or city for further details, including ticketing and travel information. We’ll also be publishing a post at the start of each month with more details on the biggest events coming up.

January 2026

TBA: 2026 Australian Open (Tennis) – Melbourne Park (MelbourneAustralia)

February 2026

6th-22nd February 2026: 2026 Winter Olympics – Milan & Cortina d’Ampezzo (Italy)

TBA: 2026 Six Nations (Rugby Union) – England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland & Wales

TBA: Super Bowl LX (NFL) – Levi’s Stadium (Santa Clara, California, USA)

TBA: 2026 ICC T20 World Cup (Cricket) – India & Sri Lanka

March 2026

6th-15th March 2026: 2026 Winter Paralympics – Milan & Cortina d’Ampezzo (Italy)

TBA: 2026 Commonwealth Games – TBA

TBA: 2026 Tokyo Marathon – Tokyo (Japan)

April 2026

9th-12th April 2026: 2026 Masters (Golf) – Augusta National Golf Club, (Augusta, USA)

20th April 2026 – 2026 Boston Marathon (Athletics) – Boston (Massachusetts, USA)

TBA: 2026 Grand National (Horse Racing) – Aintree Racecourse (Liverpool, England)

TBA: 2026 World Snooker Championship (Snooker) – Crucible Theatre (Sheffield, England)

TBA: 2026 London Marathon (Athletics) – London (England)

May 2026

14th-17th May 2026: 2026 PGA Championship (Golf) – Aronimink Golf Club (Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, USA)

TBA: 2026 Giro d’Italia (Cycling) – Italy

TBA: 2026 FA Cup Final (Football) – Wembley Stadium (LondonEngland)

TBA: 2026 UEFA Europa League Final (Football) – TBA

TBA: 2026 French Open (Tennis) – Roland-Garros (ParisFrance)

TBA: 2026 European Rugby Champions Cup Final (Rugby Union) – TBA

TBA: 2026 UEFA Champions League Final (Football) – TBA

TBA: 2026 Indy 500 (Motorsport) – Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Speedway, Indiana, USA)

June 2026

18th-21st June 2026: 2026 U.S. Open (Golf) – Shinnecock Hills Golf Club (Shinnecock Hills, New York, USA)

TBA: 2026 NBA Finals (Basketball) – TBC

TBA: 2026 24 Hours of Le Mans (Motorsport) – Circuit de la Sarthe (Le Mans, France)

TBA: 2026 Wimbledon Championships (Tennis) – All England Lawn Tennis Club (LondonEngland)

TBA – 19th July 2026: 2026 FIFA World Cup (Football) – Canada, Mexico & USA

TBA: 2026 Women’s T20 World Cup (Cricket) – England

TBA: 2026 Stanley Cup Finals (Ice Hockey) – TBC

July 2026

TBA: 2026 Tour de France (Cycling) – France

TBA: The Open 2026 (Golf) – Royal Birkdale Golf Club (Southport, England)

August 2026

TBA: 2026 US Open (Tennis) – Flushing Meadows (New York City, USA)

TBA: 2026 Vuelta a España (Cycling) – Spain

September 2026

19th September – 4th October 2026: 2026 Asian Games – Aichi & Nagoya (Japan)

TBA: 2026 UCI Road World Championships (Cycling) – Montreal (Quebec, Canada)

TBA: 2026 Presidents Cup (Golf) – Medinah Country Club (Medinah, Illinois, USA)

TBA: 2026 Laver Cup (Tennis) – TBA

TBA: AFL Grand Final 2026 (AFL) – Melbourne Cricket Ground (MelbourneAustralia)

TBA: 2026 Rugby World Cup Sevens (Rugby Union) – TBA

TBA: 2026 Solheim Cup (Golf) – Bernardus Golf (Cromvoirt, The Netherlands)

October 2026

TBA: 2026 Chicago Marathon (Athletics) – Chicago (USA)

TBA: 2026 MLB World Series (Baseball) – TBA

TBA: 2026 WTA Finals (Tennis) – TBA

TBA: 2026 Rugby League World Cup (Rugby League) – TBA

November 2026

TBA: 2026 Melbourne Cup (Horse Racing) – Flemington Racecourse (MelbourneAustralia)

TBA: 2026 New York City Marathon (Athletics) – New York City (USA)

TBA: 2026 ATP Finals (Tennis) – TBA

TBA: 2026 Davis Cup Finals (Tennis) – TBA

December 2026

TBA: 2026/2027 PDC World Darts Championship (Darts) – Alexandra Palace (London, England)

Please note that event dates were correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Last Updated on January 13, 2024 by Sports Tourist

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