2015 in sports

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2015 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Calendar by month[edit]

January[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
26 Dec. 2014–5 Ice hockey Canada 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships International
4–10 Ice hockey France 2015 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship – Division I International
5–12 Ice hockey United States 2015 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship International
9–31 Association football Australia 2015 AFC Asian Cup Continental
12 American football United States 2015 College Football Championship Game Domestic
15–1 February Handball Qatar 2015 World Men's Handball Championship International
16–17 Luge Norway 2015 FIL Junior World Luge Championships International
17–8 February Association football Morocco 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Continental
19–25 Ice hockey New Zealand 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division III International
25 American football United States 2015 Pro Bowl Domestic
26–1 February Figure skating Sweden 2015 European Figure Skating Championships Continental
27–3 February Biathlon Estonia 2015 IBU Open European Championships Continental
30–31 Luge Austria 2015 FIL Junior European Luge Championships Continental
31–8 February Multi-sport Canada 2015 Winter World Masters Games International

February[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1 American football United States Super Bowl XLIX Domestic
2–15 Alpine skiing United States FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2015 International
4–14 Multi-sport Spain 2015 Winter Universiade International
9–15 Figure skating South Korea 2015 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships International
14–15 Luge Latvia 2015 FIL World Luge Championships International
14–29 March Cricket Australia/New Zealand 2015 Cricket World Cup International
17–24 Biathlon Belarus 2015 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships International
18–21 Ice hockey Hong Kong 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship Division II – Group B Qualification International
18–1 March Nordic skiing Sweden FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2015 International
28–1 March Luge Russia 2015 FIL European Luge Championships Continental
28–8 March Curling Estonia 2015 World Junior Curling Championships International

March[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
2–8 Figure skating Estonia 2015 World Junior Figure Skating Championships International
3–15 Biathlon Finland Biathlon World Championships 2015 International
11–17 Ice hockey Spain 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship Division II – Group B International
14–22 Curling Japan 2015 World Women's Curling Championship International
15–23 Ice hockey Serbia 2015 IIHF World U18 Championship Division II – Group B International
22–24 Ice hockey New Zealand 2015 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III – Group B International
22–28 Ice hockey Estonia 2015 IIHF World U18 Championship Division II – Group A International
22–28 Ice hockey Chinese Taipei 2015 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III – Group A International
23–29 Figure skating China 2015 World Figure Skating Championships International
28 Athletics China 2015 IAAF World Cross Country Championships International
28–4 April Ice hockey Sweden 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship International
28–5 April Multi-sport Russia 2015 Winter Deaflympics International
28–5 April Curling Canada 2015 Ford World Men's Curling Championship International
30–5 April Ice hockey United Kingdom 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship Division II – Group A International

April[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
5–14 Ice hockey Turkey 2015 IIHF World Championship Division III International
17 March–6 Basketball United States 2015 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament Domestic
6–12 Ice hockey China 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship Division I – Group B International
21 March–7 Basketball United States 2015 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament Domestic
12–18 Ice hockey Hungary/Slovenia 2015 IIHF World U18 Championship Division I International
12–18 Ice hockey France 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship Division I – Group A International
13–19 Ice hockey Netherlands 2015 IIHF World Championship Division I – Group B International
13–19 Ice hockey Iceland/South Africa 2015 IIHF World Championship Division II International
16–26 Ice hockey Switzerland 2015 IIHF World U18 Championships International
18–24 Ice hockey Ukraine 2015 IIHF World Championship Division I – Group A International

May[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1–17 Ice hockey Czech Republic 2015 IIHF World Championship International
2 Horse racing United States 2015 Kentucky Derby Domestic
9–31 Multi-sport Iceland 2015 Games of the Small States of Europe Continental
16 Horse racing United States 2015 Preakness Stakes Domestic
24 IndyCar United States 2015 Indianapolis 500 Domestic
27 Association football Poland 2015 UEFA Europa League Final Continental
28 Association football Germany 2015 UEFA Women's Champions League Final Continental
30–20 June Association football New Zealand 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup International

June[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1–6 Multi-sport Iceland 2015 Games of the Small States of Europe International
5–16 Multi-sport Singapore 2015 Southeast Asian Games International
6 Association football Germany 2015 UEFA Champions League Final Continental
6 Horse racing United States 2015 Belmont Stakes Domestic
6–5 July Association football Canada 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup International
11–4 July Association football Chile 2015 Copa América Continental
12–28 Multi-sport Azerbaijan 2015 European Games Continental
14–5 July Association football 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup Continental
19–11 July Association football New Zealand 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup International
26–5 July Multi-sport United States 2015 World Police and Fire Games International
27–3 July Multi-sport Jersey 2015 Island Games International

July[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
3–14 Multi-sport South Korea 2015 Summer Universiade International
4–18 Multi-sport Papua New Guinea 2015 Pacific Games Continental
4–18 American football Sweden 2015 IFAF World Championship International
10–26 Multi-sport Canada 2015 Pan American Games Continental
15–19 Athletics Colombia 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics International
24–9 August Aquatics Russia 2015 World Aquatics Championships International
25–2 August Multi-sport United States 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games International
26–2 August Archery Denmark 2015 World Archery Championships International

August[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
19–23 Canoeing Italy 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships International
21–4 September Multi-sport Lebanon 2015 Pan Arab Games International
22–30 Athletics China 2015 World Championships in Athletics International

September[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
TBD Multi-sport Republic of the Congo 2015 All-Africa Games Continental
5–11 Multi-sport Samoa 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games International
7–13 Wrestling United States 2015 FILA Wrestling World Championships International
15–20 Canoeing United Kingdom 2015 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships International
16–23 Taekwondo Russia 2015 World Taekwondo Championships International
18–31 October Rugby union England 2015 Rugby World Cup International
TBD Judo Kazakhstan 2015 World Judo Championships International

October[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
2–11 Multi-sport South Korea 2015 Summer Military World Games International
17–8 November Association football Chile 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup International
23–1 November Artistic Gymnastics United Kingdom 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships International

November[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
21–29 Field hockey Argentina 2014–15 Women's FIH Hockey World League Final International

December[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
5–13 Field hockey India 2014–15 Men's FIH Hockey World League Final International
TBD Handball Denmark 2015 World Women's Handball Championship International

Alpine skiing[edit]

Amateur boxing[edit]

American football[edit]

Aquatics[edit]

Archery[edit]

Indoor[edit]

  • November 8, 2014 – February 7, 2015: 2014–15 WA Indoor Archery Schedule[2]
  • February 24 – 28: European Indoor Archery Championships (location TBA)

Outdoor[edit]

Association football[edit]

Athletics (track and field)[edit]

IAAF Indoor Permit[edit]

IAAF World Challenge[edit]

IAAF Diamond League[edit]

Other competitions[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Biathlon[edit]

IBU World Cup[edit]

Winter IBU Cup[edit]

  • November 28, 2014 – March 7, 2015: 2014–15 Winter IBU Cup[8]

Other competitions[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Canoe sprint (flatwater)[edit]

  • May 15 – 31: 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup
  • July 24 – 26: 2015 ICF Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Portugal Montemor-o-Velho
  • August 19 – 23: 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Italy Milan

Whitewater slalom (canoe)[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Curling[edit]

Field hockey[edit]

Figure skating[edit]

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Mogul skiing and Aerials[edit]

  • December 13, 2014 – March 14, 2015: 2014–15 Moguls and Aerials Schedule[10]

Ski cross[edit]

  • December 5, 2014 – March 15, 2015: 2014–15 Ski Cross Schedule[11]

Half-pipe and Slopestyle[edit]

  • December 21, 2014 – March 15, 2015: 2014–15 Half-pipe and Slopestyle Schedule[12]

Other[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

Kontinental Hockey League[edit]

National Hockey League[edit]

Other competitions[edit]

Luge[edit]

Seniors[edit]

Juniors[edit]

  • December 4, 2014 – February 7, 2015: 2014–15 Junior Luge World Cup Schedule[13]
    • December 4 & 5: Junior World Cup #1 in Canada Whistler

Sprint cup[edit]

  • November 29, 2014 – February 22, 2015: 2014–15 Luge Sprint Cup Schedule[13]
    • November 29 & 30: In conjunction with the first World Cup in  Austria

Team relay World Cup[edit]

  • December 5, 2014 – March 1, 2015: 2014–15 Team relay World Cup Schedule[13]
    • December 5 & 6: In conjunction with the second World Cup in the  United States

Other[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

World Cup[edit]

  • February 18 – June 14: 2015 UIPM World Cup Schedule[14]

Other competitions[edit]

Multi-sport events[edit]

Nordic combined[edit]

Nordic skiing[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Shooting[edit]

  • January 2 – December 6: 2015 ISSF Shooting Calendar

World Cup[edit]

  • February 28 – March 10: World Cup #1 for the Shotgun only in Mexico Acapulco
  • March 19 – 29: World Cup #2 for the Shotgun only in United Arab Emirates Al Ain
  • April 8 – 16: World Cup #1 for the Rifle and Pistol in South Korea Changwon
  • April 24 – May 4: World Cup #3 for the Shotgun only in Cyprus Larnaca
  • May 12 – 21: World Cup #2 for the Rifle and Pistol in United States Fort Benning
  • May 29 – June 5: World Cup #3 for the Rifle and Pistol in Germany Munich
  • August 6 – 16: World Cup for all Three Guns in Azerbaijan Gabala

Other[edit]

Ski jumping[edit]

Snowboarding[edit]

Snowboard Cross[edit]

  • December 5, 2014 – March 21, 2015: 2014–15 Snowboard Cross Schedule[20]

Alpine snowboarding[edit]

  • December 13, 2014 – March 7, 2015: 2014–15 Alpine Snowboarding Schedule[21]

Freestyle snowboarding[edit]

  • November 8, 2014 – March 14, 2015: 2014–15 Freestyle Snowboarding Schedule[22]

Other[edit]

Speed skating[edit]

Long track[edit]

Short track[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

  • January 3 – October 11: 2015 FILA Olympic Wrestling Calendar (TBA for some events)
  • February 14 & 15: 2015 Greco-Roman World Cup in Iran Tehran
  • February 20 – 22: 2015 Oceania Wrestling Championships in the  Marshall Islands (location TBA)
  • February 28 & March 1: 2015 Women's Freestyle World Cup (location TBA)
  • TBD in March: 2015 Men's Freestyle World Cup in United States Los Angeles
  • April 24 – 26: 2015 Pan American Wrestling Championships in Chile Santiago
  • May 6 – 8: 2015 Pan American Junior Wrestling Championships in  Cuba (location TBA)
  • May 6 – 10: 2015 Asian Wrestling Championships in Qatar Doha
  • TBD in May: 2015 African Wrestling Championships (Senior, Junior, and Cadet, in the 3 events) in Egypt Alexandria
  • June 11 – 14: 2015 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Burma Naypyidaw
  • June 23 – 28: 2015 European Junior Wrestling Championships in Turkey Istanbul
  • July 3 – 5: 2015 Pan American Cadet Wrestling Championships in Mexico Guadalajara
  • July 9 – 12: 2015 Asian Cadet Wrestling Championships in India New Delhi
  • July 18 & 19: 2015 Beach Wrestling World Festival (location TBA)
  • August 4 – 9: 2015 European Cadet Wrestling Championships in Serbia Subotica
  • August 11 – 16: 2015 World Junior Wrestling Championships in Brazil Recife
  • August 25 – 30: 2015 World Cadet Wrestling Championships in Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo
  • September 7 – 13: 2015 FILA Wrestling World Championships in United States Las Vegas
  • October 6 – 11: 2015 World Veterans Wrestling Championships in Greece Crete

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