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Major Sports Events

Games – First, Last and Next

Games First held (Year & Host) Last held
(Year & Host)
Next at
(Year & Host)
Olympic Games 1896
Athens
Greece
2016
Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
2020
Tokyo
Japan
Commonwealth Games 1930
Hamilton
Canada
2014
Glasgow
Scotland
2018
Queensland
Australia
Asian Games 1951
New Delhi
India
2014
Incheon
South Korea
2018
Jakarta
Indonesia
Winter Olympics 1924
Chamonix
France
2014
Sochi
Russia
2018
Pyeongchang
South Korea
Afro Asian Games 2003
Hyderabad
India
2003
Hyderabad
India
Not Known
Algiers
Algeria
World Military Games 1995
Rome
Italy
2015
Mungyeong
South Korea
2019
Wuhan
China
Youth Olympic Games (Summer) 2010
Singapore
Singapore
2014
Nanjing
China
2018
Buenos Aires
Argentina
Youth Olympic Games (Winter) 2012
Innsbruck
Austria
2012
Innsbruck
Austria
2016
Lillehammer
Norway
Cricket World Cup 1975
England
2015
Australia, New Zealand
2019
England
Football World Cup (Men’s) 1930
Uruguay
2014
Brazil
2018
Russia
Football World Cup (Women’s) 1991
China
2015
Canada
2019
France
Hockey World Cup 1971
Barcelona, Spain
2014
The Hague, The Netherlands
2018
Bhubaneshwar, India
UEFA European Football Championship (Euro Cup) 1960
France
2016
France
2020
13 cities of Europe
South Asian Games 1984
Kathmandu (Nepal)
2016
Guwahati and Shillong (India)
2019
Kathmandu (Nepal)

VENUES OF UPCOMING SPORTS EVENTS

Summer Olympics

2012 – London, UK
2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2020 – Tokyo, Japan

Winter Olympics

2014 – Sochi, Russia
2018 – Pyeongchang, South Korea
2022 – Beijing, China

Commonwealth Games

2010 – New Delhi, India
2014 – Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.
2018 – Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
2022- Durban, South Africa

Asian Games

2014 – Incheon, South Korea
2018 – Jakarta, Indonesia
2022- Hangzhou, China

Hockey World Cup

2010 – New Delhi, India (Winner- Australia)
2014 – The Hague, Netherlands (Winner- Australia)
2018 – New Delhi, India

Women Hockey World Cup

2010 – Argentina (Winner- Argentina)
2014 – The Hague, Netherlands (Winner- Netherlands)
2018 – London, England

FIFA World Cup

2010 – South Africa (Winner- Spain)
2014 – Brazil (Winner- Germany)
2018 – Russia
2022 – Qatar

Women Football World Cup

2011 – Germany (Winner – Japan)
2015 – Canada (Winner – United States)
2019 – France

ICC Cricket World Cup

2011 – India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka ( Winner- India)
2015 – Australia and New Zealand (Winner – Australia)
2019 – England
2023 – India

Women Cricket World Cup

2013 – India (Winner- Australia)
2017 – England
2021 – New Zealand

ICC World T-20 World Cup

2014 – Bangladesh (Winner- Sri Lanka)
2016 – India (Winner – West Indies)
2018 – Australia

Women ICC World T-20 World Cup

2014 – Bangladesh (Winner- Australia)
2016 – India (Winner – West Indies)
2018 – West Indies

ICC World Test Championship

2017 (1st edition) – England
2021 – India
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