2016 in sports

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2016 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Calendar by month[edit]

January[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1 Ice Hockey United States 2016 NHL Winter Classic Massachusetts Boston Burins
11 American Football United States 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Domestic
25–31 Figure skating Slovakia 2016 European Figure Skating Championships Continental
31 American football United States 2016 Pro Bowl Domestic
31 Ice Hockey United States 2016 NHL All-Star Game Domestic

February[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
7 American football United States Super Bowl 50 Domestic
12-21 Multi-sport Norway 2016 Winter Youth Olympics International
14 Basketball Canada 2016 NBA All-Star Game Domestic
21 Hockey United States 2016 NHL Stadium Series Domestic
27 Hockey United States 2016 NHL Stadium Series Domestic

March[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
15- April 4 Basketball United States 2016 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament Domestic
19- April 5 Basketball United States 2016 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament Domestic
18-20 Athletics United States 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships International
28– April 3 Figure skating United States 2016 World Figure Skating Championships International

April[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
March 15-4 Basketball United States 2016 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament Domestic
March 19-5 Basketball United States 2016 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament Domestic
7–10 Golf United States 2016 Masters Tournament International
October 7, 2015–9 Hockey United States/Canada 2015-16 NHL season Domestic
October 27, 2015-13 Basketball United States/Canada 2015–16 NBA season Domestic
18 Marathon United States 2016 Boston Marathon International

May[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
7 Horse racing United States 2016 Kentucky Derby Domestic
21 Horse racing United States 2016 Preakness Stakes Domestic
22- June 5 Tennis France 2016 French Open International
29 Indycar United States 2016 Indianapolis 500 Domestic

June[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
3–26 Association football United States Copa América Centenario Continental
10–10 July Association football France UEFA Euro 2016 Continental
11 Horse Racing United States 2016 Belmont Stakes Domestic
TBD Multi-sport Vietnam 2016 Asian Beach Games Continental

July[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
7-10 Golf United States 2016 U.S. Women's Open International
12 Baseball United States 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game Domestic

August[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
5–21 Multi-sport Brazil 2016 Summer Olympics International
29–11 September Tennis United States 2016 US Open International

September[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
7–18 Multi-sport Brazil 2016 Summer Paralympics International

October[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
8 Multi-sport Switzerland Cybathlon International

November[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
6 Marathon United States 2016 New York City Marathon International

December[edit]

Date Sport Venue/Event Status winner/s
3-11 Field Hockey India 2015–16 Men's FIH Hockey World League Final International

Alpine Skiing[edit]

FIS[edit]

Amateur Boxing[edit]

World boxing championships[edit]

  • May 12–22: 2016 Women's Junior/Youth World Boxing Championships TBD

Archery[edit]

Indoor[edit]

  • November 7, 2015 - February 6, 2016: WA

Aquatics[edit]

Diving[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Association football[edit]

American Football[edit]

Main article: 2016 in football

NCAA Bowl Games[edit]

Other American football events[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Badminton[edit]

  • January 7 – December 18: 2016 BWF Schedule of Events

Baseball[edit]

Main article: 2016 in baseball

Major League Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Main article: 2016 in basketball

NBA[edit]

NCAA[edit]

Chess[edit]

  • February 13–December 18: 2016 FIDE World Chess Federation Calendar

Curling[edit]

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Figure skating[edit]

Futsal[edit]

Handball[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

National Hockey League[edit]

Other ice hockey championships[edit]

Judo[edit]

World judo championships[edit]

Luge[edit]

Seniors World Cup[edit]

  • November 28, 2015 – February 28, 2016

Multi-sport events[edit]

Raquetball[edit]

Road Cycling[edit]

Squash[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Ski Jumping[edit]

Snooker[edit]

Players Tour Championship[edit]

Snowboarding[edit]

Swimming[edit]

References[edit]