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2017 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Contents

Calendar by month[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Air sports[edit]

Aerobatics[edit]

  • July 9 – 17: 5th FAI World YAK 52 Aerobatic Championship in Russia Tula
    • Overall winner: Russia Oleg Shpolianskii
    • Overall teams winners:  Russia (Oleg Shpolianskii, Vladimir Kotelnikov)
  • July 27 – August 5: 8th FAI World Advanced Glider Aerobatic Championships in Poland Toruń
    • Overall Advanced winners: 1st. Sweden Gustav Salminen, 2nd. France Erwin George, 3rd: Poland Michał Klimaszewski
    • Advanced Teams winners: 1st:  Poland (Michał Klimaszewski, Agata Nykaza, Mirosław Wrześniewski), 2nd:  France (Erwin George, Benoit Madrenas, Eric Lanquetin), 3rd:  Romania (Ciprian Lupaș, Valentin Hota, Gál Zsolt)
  • July 27 – August 5: 20th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships in Poland Toruń
    • Overall Unlimited winners: 1st. Hungary Ferenc Tóth, 2nd: Hungary János Szilágyi, 3rd: Italy Luca Bertossio
    • Unlimited Teams winners: 1st:  Hungary (Ferenc Tóth, János Szilágyi, János Sonkoly), 2nd:  Germany (Moritz Kirchberg, Eugen Schaal, Marvin Woltering), 3rd:  Austria (Siegfried Mayr, Gabriel Stangl, Bernhard Behr)
  • August 3 – 13: 10th FAI European Advanced Aerobatic Championships in Czech Republic Chotěboř
    • Winners: 1st: Russia Dmitriy Samokhvalov, 2nd: France Loïc Lovicourt, 3rd: Russia Roman Ovchinnikov
    • Teams winners: 1st:  Russia, 2nd:  France, 3rd:  Ukraine
  • August 16 – 26: 29th FAI World Aerobatic Championships in South Africa Malalane

Model aircraft[edit]

Events[edit]

  • February 19 – 25: 2017 FAI F3P World Championship for Indoor Aerobatic Model Aircraft in France Strasbourg[1]
    • Winner: Austria Gernot Bruckmann
    • Junior winner: Sweden Felix Scander
    • Team winners:  Austria
  • March 13 – 17: 2017 FAI F1D European Championships for Free Flight Indoor Model Aircraft in Romania Slănic
    • Winner: Slovakia Ivan Treger
    • Junior winner: Romania Călin Bulai
    • Teams winner:  Romania
    • Junior Teams winner:  Romania
  • July 16 – 22: 2017 FAI F3J European Championship for Model Gliders in Slovakia Martin
    • Seniors winners: 1st place: Croatia Arijan Hucaljuk, 2nd place: Ukraine Oleksander Chekh, 3rd place: Germany Manuel Reinecke
    • Juniors winners: 1st place: Bulgaria Ivaylo Dimitrov, 2nd place: Italy Marco Gallizia, 3rd place: Slovenia Oskar Stempihar
    • Seniors teams winners: 1st place:  Turkey, 2nd place:  Slovakia, 3rd place:  Slovenia
    • Juniors teams winners: 1st place:  Germany, 2nd place:  Bulgaria, 3rd place:  Czech Republic
  • July 21 – 30: 2017 FAI F3 World Championships for Model Helicopters in Poland Włocławek
    • F3C Seniors winners: 1st place: Switzerland Ennio Graber, 2nd place: Japan Hiroki Ito, 3rd place: France Pierre Gutierrez
    • F3C Juniors winners: 1st place: France Axel Mondet, 2nd place: Austria Thomas Rettenbacher, 3rd place: China Tianshi AN
    • F3C Teams winners: 1st place:  France, 2nd place:   Switzerland, 3rd place:  Japan
    • F3N Seniors winners: 1st place: Chinese Taipei Ko Huan-chen, 2nd place: Germany Eric Weber, 3rd place: United States James Robertson
    • F3N Juniors winners: 1st place: United Kingdom Aaron Cole, 2nd place: Denmark Samuel Aunbirk Jensen, 3rd place: Germany Marcel Doring
    • F3N Teams winners: 1st place:  Germany, 2nd place:  United Kingdom, 3rd place:  Denmark
  • July 24 – 30: 2017 FAI F3K World Championship for Model Gliders in Ukraine Lviv
    • Seniors winners: 1st place: Croatia Nikola Frančić, 2nd place: Switzerland Cederic Duss, 3rd place: France Pierre Meunier
    • Juniors winners: 1st place: Lithuania Augis Bražiūnas, 2nd place: Ukraine Nikita Sholom, 3rd place: Netherlands Christoph Ogi
  • July 25 – 29: 2017 FAI F3D World Championship for Pylon Racing Model Aircraft in Sweden Järna
    • Seniors winners: 1st place: Czech Republic Jiří Novotný, 2nd place: Belgium Stefan Raeven, 3rd place: Sweden Thomas Eriksson
    • Juniors winners: 1st place: Australia Daniel Arapakis, 2nd place: Belgium Bram Lentjes, 3rd place: Sweden Johannes Reutenberg
    • Teams winners: 1st place:  Australia, 2nd place:  United States, 3rd place:  Italy
  • July 30 – August 6: 2017 FAI F1 Junior European Championships for Free Flight Model Aircraft in North Macedonia Prilep
    • F1A winners: 1st place: Slovenia Martin Bencik, 2nd place: Russia Alexey Khoroshev, 3rd place: Israel Sagi Brudni
    • F1B winners: 1st place: Serbia Bojan Gostojic, 2nd place: Germany Sebastian Jäckel, 3rd place: Israel Omri Sela
    • F1P winners: 1st place: Russia Maksim Poliakov, 2nd place: Russia Ilya Trapeznikov, 3rd place: Poland Michał Krężel
  • August 5 – 12: 2017 FAI F2 European Championships for Control Line Model Aircraft in Hungary Békéscsaba
    • F2A winners: 1st: Italy Luca Grossi, 2nd: Hungary Ferenc Szvacsek, 3rd: Ukraine Oleksandr Osovyk
    • Junior F2A winners: 1st: Ukraine Illia Rediuk, 2nd: Russia Alexey Emelyanov, 3rd: Poland Kacper Walania
    • F2B winners: 1st: Slovakia Igor Burger, 2nd: Italy Marco Valiera, 3rd: Czech Republic Zbynek Kravcik
    • Junior F2B winners: 1st: Russia Yaroslav Fokin, 2nd: Czech Republic Jan Kopriva, 3rd: Ukraine Mykola Kucher
    • F2B Teams winners: 1st:  Ukraine, 2nd:  Czech Republic, 3rd:  Russia
    • Junior F2C Teams winners: 1st:  Russia, 2nd:  Ukraine, 3rd:  Poland
    • F2D winners: 1st:  Spain, 2nd:  Lithuania, 3rd:  Russia
  • August 6 – 12: 2017 FAI F3B World Championship for Model Gliders in Czech Republic Jeseník
    • Winners: 1st: Austria Bernhard Flixeder, 2nd: Germany Andreas Herrig, 3rd: Germany Johannes Krischke
  • August 6 – 13: 2017 FAI F1 World Championships for Free Flight Model Aircraft in Hungary Szentes
    • F1A winners: 1st: Croatia Igor Bombek, 2nd: Croatia Robert Lesko, 3rd: Romania Julien Sion
    • F1A Teams winners: 1st:  France, 2nd:  United Kingdom, 3rd:  Slovenia
    • F1B winners: Ukraine Stepan Stefanchuk, Israel Gilad Mark, 3rd: Lithuania Rolandas Mackus
    • F1B Teams winners: 1st:  Serbia, 2nd:  Israel, 3rd:  Lithuania
    • F1C winners: 1st: Canada Yuri Shvedenkov, 2nd: Poland Edward Burek, 3rd: Estonia Raimond Naaber
    • F1C Teams winners: 1st:  China, 2nd:  France, 3rd:  United Kingdom
  • August 19 – 27: 2017 FAI S European Championships for Space Models in Poland Nowy Targ
  • August 21 – 27: 2017 FAI F1E World Championships for Free Flight Model Aircraft in Romania Turda
  • November 18 – 28: 2017 FAI F3A World Championship for Aerobatic Model Aircraft in  Argentina

Hot air ballooning[edit]

  • August 22 – 27: 20th FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship in France Brissac-Quincé
  • September 4 – 9: 4th FAI Women's European Hot Air Balloon Championship in Poland Leszno
  • September 7 – 16: 61st Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett in Switzerland Gruyères

General aviation[edit]

Events[edit]

Gliding[edit]

  • January 8 – 21: 34th FAI World Gliding Championships in Australia Benalla[2]
    • 15 m winner: Poland Sebastian Kawa
    • 18 m winner: France Killian Walbrou
    • Open winner: United Kingdom Russell Cheetham
  • May 17 – June 4: 9th FAI Women's World Gliding Championship in Czech Republic Zbraslavice
  • June 10 – 17: Uppsala Masters at Sweden Sundbro Airport
    • Class winner: Sweden Jan-Ola Nordh
    • Open winner: Sweden Börje Eriksson
  • June 29 – July 16: 2nd FAI World 13.5m Class Gliding Championship in Hungary Szatymaz
    • Winner: Poland Sebastian Kawa, 2nd place: Germany Uli Schwenk, 3rd place: Argentina Sebastian Riera
  • July 20 – August 6: 19th FAI European Gliding Championships in Czech Republic Moravská Třebová
    • Club winners: 1st: Netherlands Tim Kuijpers, 2nd: Slovenia Boris Zorz, 3rd: Germany Fabian Peitz
    • Standard winners: 1st: Czech Republic Pavel Louzecky, 2nd: Czech Republic Miloslav Cink, 3rd: Belgium Jeroen Jennen
    • Double Seater winners: 1st:  Poland (Kawa & Matkowski), 2nd:  United Kingdom (Jones & Coppin), 3rd:   Switzerland (Cronjaeger & Heidemeyer)
  • July 27 – August 13: 10th FAI Junior World Gliding Championships in Lithuania Kaunas
    • Club winners: 1st: Germany Julian Klemm, 2nd: Austria Paul Altrichter, 3rd: Germany Stefan Langer
    • Standard winners: 1st: Netherlands Sjoerd van Empelen, 2nd: Lithuania Ignas Bitinaitis, 3rd: Lithuania Joris Vainius
  • August 10 – 26: 19th FAI European Gliding Championships at United Kingdom Lasham Airfield
  • November 26 – December 8: 2nd FAI Pan-American Gliding Championship in Argentina Santa Rosa de Conlara

2017 Grand Prix gliding[edit]

Hang gliding[edit]

  • July 24 – August 6: 20th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 2 Championship in France Aspres-sur-Buëch
    • Class 2 winners: 1st: Austria Manfred Ruhmer, 2nd: France Jacques Bott, 3rd: Austria Franz Pacheiner
    • Class 5 winners: 1st: France Patrick Chopard Lallier, 2nd: Austria Christopher Friedl, 3rd: Austria Walter Geppert
  • August 6 – 19: 14th FAI Women's World Hang Gliding Championship in Brazil Brasília
    • Cancelled due to lack of pilots.[3]
  • August 6 – 19: 21st FAI World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship in Brazil Brasília
    • Winners: 1st. Czech Republic Petr Beneš, 2nd. Italy Alessandro Ploner, 3rd. Italy Christian Chiech
    • Teams winners: 1st.  Italy, 2nd.  Czech Republic, 3rd.  Germany

Ultralight aviation[edit]

  • April 28 – May 7: 2017 FAI Asian-Oceanic Paramotor Championships in Thailand Lopburi
  • August 12 – 19: 14th FAI European Microlight Championships at the Hungary Nagykanizsa Airport
    • RAL1 class winner: Czech Republic Jiri Krajcza
    • RAL2 class winners:  Czech Republic (Petr Jonás & Lucie Krameriusová)
    • RGL2 class winners:  Poland (Alojzy Dernbach & Klaudia Laskowska)
    • RWL1 class winner: Russia Andrey Shchekoldin
    • RWL2 class winners:  Russia (Maksim Semenov & Alfiia Semenova)
  • August 26 – September 2: 2017 FAI European Paramotor Championships in Czech Republic Přerov
    • Winners: 1st. France Alex Mateos. 2nd: France Marie Mateos, 3rd: France Pierre Lefebvre

Parachuting[edit]

Paraski World Cup[edit]

  • January 20 – 22: Paraski World Cup Series #1 in Austria Bad Leonfelden
    • Winners: Germany Haibel Reinhold (m) / Switzerland Erica Franz (f)
    • Junior winner: Austria Sebastian Graser
    • Master Mix winner: Germany Andreas Fischer
    • Team Combined winners: Austria HSV Red Bull Salzburg 1
    • Individual accuracy winner: Czech Republic Milan Palo
  • February 3 – 5: Paraski World Cup Series #2 in Germany Unterammergau
    • Winners: Austria Sebastian Graser (m) / Austria Magdalena Schwertl (f)
    • Junior winner: Austria Sebastian Graser
    • Master Mix winner: Austria Toni Gruber
    • Team Combined winners: Austria HSV Red Bull Salzburg 1
  • February 17 – 19: Paraski World Cup Series #3 (final) in Czech Republic Železná Ruda
    • Winners: Austria Sebastian Graser (m) / Austria Magdalena Schwertl (f)
    • Junior winner: Austria Sebastian Graser
    • Master Mix winner: Austria Toni Gruber
    • Team Combined winners: Austria HSV Red Bull Salzburg 1

Events[edit]

  • March 7 – 11: 16th FAI World Para-Ski Championships in Austria St. Johann in Tirol
    • Individual winners: Russia Alexey Burenin (m) / Austria Magdalena Schwertl
    • Team winners:  Russia 1 (Anton Filippov, Alexey Burenin, Ayaz Karimov, Artur Bikmetov) (m) /  Austria (Magdalena Schwertl, Marina Kücher)
    • Junior winner: Austria Sebastian Graser
    • Master Mix winner: Austria Toni Gruber
  • July 11 – 20: 41st CISM World Military Parachuting Championship in Germany Warendorf
    • Individual Overall winners: Germany Elischa Weber (m) / Russia Olga Lepezina
    • Juniors Overall winners: China Tianbo Gao (m) / Belarus Darja Shastakovich (f)
    • Nation Overall winners:  Russia (m) /  Russia (f)
    • Formation team winners:  Belgium (m) /  France (f)
    • Individual Style winners: Germany Elischa Weber (m) / France Léocadie Ollivier de Pury (f)
    • Individual Style Juniors winners: China Tianbo Gao (m) / Belarus Darja Shastakovich (f)
    • Individual Accuracy winners: Czech Republic Miroslav Kříž (m) / China Siwei Liu (f)
    • Individual Accuracy Juniors winners: China Zhang Zuolei (m) / Belarus Darja Shastakovich (f)
    • Team Accuracy winners:  China (m) /  Belarus (f)
  • August 7 – 12: 14th FAI European Formation Skydiving Championships in Germany Saarlouis
    • Winners: Belgium Hayabusa NMP PCH (m) / France VR4 France Femmes (f)
    • Vertical Formation Skydiving winners: Russia Vertical Fly Station
    • Formation Skydiving 8-Way winners: Russia Tanay-8
  • August 7 – 12: 12th FAI World Cup of Artistic Events in Germany Saarlouis
  • August 7 – 12: 21st FAI World Cup of Formation Skydiving in Germany Saarlouis
    • Winners: Belgium Hayabusa NMP PCH (m) / France VR4 France Femmes (f)
    • Vertical Formation Skydiving winners: United States SDC Core
    • Formation Skydiving 8-Way winners: United States Golden Knights
  • August 7 – 12: 2nd FAI European Speed Skydiving Championships in Germany Saarlouis
    • Winners: 1st: Germany Thomas Moritz Friess, 2nd: United Kingdom Charles Hurd, 3rd: Sweden Henrik Raimer
  • August 7 – 12: 7th FAI European Canopy Formation Championships in Germany Saarlouis
    • 2-Way Sequential winners: 1st: France France CF A, 2nd: Russia Russia CF, 3rd: France France CF B
  • August 7 – 12: 3rd FAI World Cup of Speed Skydiving in Germany Saarlouis
    • Winners: 1st: Germany Thomas Moritz Friess, 2nd: United Kingdom Charles Hurd, 3rd: Sweden Henrik Raimer
  • August 7 – 12: 11th FAI European Artistic Events Championships in Germany Saarlouis
  • August 7 – 12: 9th FAI World Cup of Canopy Formation in Germany Saarlouis
    • 2-Way Sequential winners: 1st: France France CF A, 2nd: Russia Russia CF, 3rd: France France CF B
  • August 24 – 31: 6th FAI Junior European Freefall Style and Accuracy Landing Championships in Montenegro Podgorica
    • Juniors Overall winners: Czech Republic Petr Chladek (m) / Russia Maria Elkina (f)
    • Individual Accuracy Juniors winners: Czech Republic Petr Chladek (m) / Russia Maria Elkina (f)
    • Individual Style Juniors winners: Germany Lukas Tschech (m) / Russia Kseniia Fominykh (f)
  • August 24 – 31: 9th FAI European Freefall Style and Accuracy Landing Championships in Montenegro Podgorica
    • Individual Overall winners: Czech Republic Jiri Gecnuk (m) / Russia Liubov Ekshikeeva (f)
    • Individual Accuracy winners: Hungary István Asztalos (m) / Belarus Nataliia Nikitsiuk (f)
    • Individual Style winners: Czech Republic Libor Jirousek (m) / Russia Liubov Ekshikeeva (f)
    • Team Accuracy winners:  Belarus (m) /  Russia (f)
    • Nation Overall winners:  Czech Republic (m) /  Russia (f)
  • October 20 – 22: 2nd FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championships in Canada Laval
  • November 2 – 8: 2nd FAI World Cup of Wingsuit Flying in  United States
    • Wingsuit Performance winners: 1st. United States Chris Geiler, 2nd. United States Alexey Galda, 3rd. United States Travis Mickle
    • Wingsuit Acrobatic winners: 1st.  United States 2 (Wicked Wingsuits), 2nd.  United States 1 (Flatspin), 3rd.  Russia (Sky Republic)
  • November 27 – December 1: 9th FAI World Cup of Canopy Piloting in United Arab Emirates Dubai

Paragliding[edit]

2017 Paragliding World Cup[edit]

  • January 17 – 28: World Cup Superfinal in Brazil Governador Valadares
    • Men's winner: Italy Aaron Durogati
    • Women's winner: France Seiko Fukuoka Naville
    • Teams winner: South Korea Gin Gliders
  • May 20 – 27: Paragliding World Cup #1 in France Cœur de Savoie
    • Men's winner: France Luc Armant
    • Women's winner: France Méryl Delferriere
    • Teams winner: France Ozone Paragliders (United Kingdom Russel Ogden, France Luc Armant, France Honorin Hamard, France Seiko Fukuoka Naville)
  • June 17 – 24: Paragliding World Cup #2 in Serbia Niš
    • Men's winner: France Stéphane Drouin
    • Women's winner: Japan Atsuko Yamashita
    • Teams winners: France Air'G Products (Argentina Hernan Pitocco, Slovenia Jošt Napret, Germany Richard Gallon, Russia Daria Krasnova)
  • August 5 – 12: Paragliding World Cup #3 in Switzerland Disentis
    • Men's winner: Switzerland Alfredo Studer
    • Women's winner: France Seiko Fukuoka Naville
    • Teams winner: France Ozone Paragliders (France Charles Cazaux, France Julien Wirtz, France Seiko Fukuoka Naville, Germany Ulrich Prinz)
  • September 2 – 9: Paragliding World Cup #4 in Brazil Pico do Gavião
    • Men's winner: Brazil Rafael Saldini
    • Women's winner: Italy Silvia Buzzi Ferraris
    • Teams winner: Brazil Kortel Design (Clayton Resende, Marcelo Prieto, Rafael Saldini, Marcella Uchôa)
  • October 28 – November 4: Paragliding World Cup #5 in Ecuador Guayaquil
    • Men's winner: France Honorin Hamard
    • Women's winner: Switzerland Yael Margelisch
    • Teams winner: France Ozone Paragliders
  • January 9 – 20, 2018: 2017 Paragliding World Cup Superfinal in Colombia Roldanillo

2017 Paragliding Accuracy World Cup[edit]

  • March 16 – 20: Paragliding Accuracy World Cup #1 in Indonesia Manado
    • Winners: Indonesia Rio Indrakusumah (m) / South Korea Kang In-suk
    • Teams winners: Indonesia Garuda Prima 6
  • April 7 – 9: Paragliding Accuracy World Cup #2 in Serbia Vršac
    • Winners: Indonesia Indra Lesmana (m) / Indonesia Rika Wijayanti (f)
    • Teams winners: Indonesia Garuda Prima 2
  • July 21 – 23: Paragliding Accuracy World Cup #3 in Canada Mont-Saint-Pierre, Quebec
    • Winners: Indonesia Hening Paradigma (m) / Indonesia Sirin Milawati (f)
    • Teams winners: Indonesia Garuda Prima 1
  • September 22 – 24: Paragliding Accuracy World Cup #4 in Slovenia Kobarid (final)
    • Winners: Czech Republic Tomas Lednik (m) / Czech Republic Marketa Tomaskova (f)
    • Teams winners: No Name Team (Goran Djurkovic, Dragan Popov, Dejan Valek, Ivan Pavlov)

Other in Paragliding[edit]

  • January 19 – 22: 1st Paragliding ASEAN Friendships Open in Thailand Nong Khai
    • Overall winner: Thailand Tanapat Luangam
    • Women's winner: Thailand Nannapat Phuchong
    • Teams winner: Thailand Bueng Kan
  • May 5 – 14: 9th FAI World Paragliding Accuracy Championship in Albania Vlorë
  • July 1 – 15: 15th FAI World Paragliding Championship in Italy Pedavena
    • Overall winner: France Pierre Remy
    • Women's winner: France Seiko Fukuoka Naville
    • Teams winners:  France (Pierre Remy, Honorin Hamard, Luc Armant, Julien Wirtz, Laurie Genovese)

Alpine skiing[edit]

Amateur boxing[edit]

American football[edit]

Aquatics[edit]

Archery[edit]

  • November 26, 2016 – October 22, 2017: WA's Calendar of Events[4]

Indoor archery[edit]

  • November 26 & 27, 2016: IA World Cup #1 in Morocco Marrakesh[5][6]
    • Recurve winners: United States Brady Ellison (m) / United Kingdom Bryony Pitman (f)
    • Compound winners: Denmark Stephan Hansen (m) / South Africa Danelle Wentzel (f)
  • December 10 & 11, 2016: IA World Cup #2 in Thailand Bangkok[7]
    • Recurve winners: South Korea KIM Jae-hyeong (m) / South Korea SONG Ji-yung (f)
    • Compound winners: Netherlands Mike Schloesser (m) / Belgium Sarah Prieels (f)
  • January 20 – 22: IA World Cup #3 in France Nîmes[8][9]
    • Recurve winners: France Jean-Charles Valladont (m) / Italy Claudia Mandia (f)
    • Compound winners: Denmark Stephan Hansen (m) / Denmark Tanja Jensen (f)
  • February 10 – 12: IA World Cup #4 (final) in United States Las Vegas[10]
    • Recurve winners: United States Brady Ellison (m) / South Korea PARK Se-hui (f)
    • Compound winners: Netherlands Mike Schloesser (m) / Denmark Tanja Jensen (f)
  • March 7 – 12: 2017 WAE Indoor European Archery Championships in France Vittel[11][12]

Outdoor archery[edit]

Association football[edit]

Athletics (track and field)[edit]

Badminton[edit]

Baseball[edit]

World Baseball Classic[edit]

Major League Baseball[edit]

WBSC[edit]

Little League Baseball tournaments[edit]

Basketball[edit]

FIBA[edit]

Africa
Asia
Americas
Europe
Oceania
World

2017 FIBA 3x3 World Tour[edit]

  • July 15 & 16: 3x3 WT #1 in Canada Saskatoon[67]
    • Slovenia Ljubljana defeated Canada Saskatoon, 21–14, in the final.
  • July 29 & 30: 3x3 WT #2 in Japan Utsunomiya[68]
    • United Arab Emirates Novi Sad al-Wahda defeated Slovenia Piran, 17–16, in the final.
  • August 5 & 6: 3x3 WT #3 in Czech Republic Prague[69]
    • United Arab Emirates Novi Sad al-Wahda defeated Slovenia Ljubljana, 21–11, in the final.
  • August 25 & 26: 3x3 WT #4 in Switzerland Lausanne[70]
    • United Arab Emirates Novi Sad al-Wahda defeated Switzerland Lausanne, 20–15, in the final.
  • August 31 & September 1: 3x3 WT #5 in Hungary Debrecen[71]
    • Serbia Liman defeated Slovenia Ljubljana, 21–14, in the final.
  • September 23 & 24: 3x3 WT #6 in China Chengdu[72]
    • Slovenia Piran defeated Serbia Zemun, 19–18, in the final.
  • September 30 & October 1: 3x3 WT #7 in Mexico Mexico City[73]
    • Serbia Liman defeated fellow Serbian team, Zemun, 21–15, in the final.
  • October 28 & 29: 3x3 WT #8 (final) in China Beijing[74]
    • Serbia Zemun defeated United Arab Emirates Novi Sad al-Wahda, 19–17, in the final.

National Basketball Association[edit]

Women's National Basketball Association[edit]

National Collegiate Athletic Association[edit]

Club seasons and championships[edit]

Beach soccer[edit]

Beach tennis[edit]

Beach volleyball[edit]

Biathlon[edit]

Bobsleigh and Skeleton[edit]

Bowls[edit]

World events[edit]

  • March 14 – 22: 2017 World Cup in Australia Warilla
    • Men's: Australia Jeremy Henry defeated Malaysia Soufi Rusli 6–5 11–2.
    • Women's: New Zealand Jo Edwards defeated Guernsey Lucy Beere 8–5 2–9 4–1.
  • March 27 – April 2: World Junior Cup in Australia Broadbeach
    • Men's: Wales Daniel Salmon defeated Australia Corey Wedlock, 21–17.
    • Women's: Canada Pricilla Westlake defeated Australia Ellen Ryan, 21–20.
    • Mixed Pairs: Malta Connie Rixon & Australia Bill Johnson defeated Scotland Claire Walker & Scotland John Fleming, 21–17.
  • September 23 – 29: 11th European Bowls Team Championships in Jersey Les Creux
  • October 27 – November 5: World Singles Champion of Champions in Australia St Johns Park

World Bowls Tour[edit]

Other bowls events[edit]

  • January 3 – 8: Team USA Trials 2017 in United States Las Vegas
    • Winners: Arizona Jakob Butturff (m) / Nebraska Erin McCarthy
  • November 11 – 18: USA Open in United States Sarasota, Florida

Canoeing[edit]

Chess[edit]

FIDE Grand Prix 2017[edit]

2017 Grand Chess Tour[edit]

Major[edit]

World events[edit]

European events[edit]

2017–18 European Youth Grand Prix[edit]

  • May 17 – 29, 2017: European Youth Grand Prix #1 in Russia Kirishi
    • Winners: 1st: Russia Kirill Shubin, 2nd: Russia Sergei Lobanov, 3rd: Armenia Aram Hakobyan
  • TBD from October, 2017: European Youth Grand Prix #2 in Armenia Jermuk
  • TBD from May, 2018: European Youth Grand Prix #3 in Russia Kirishi

African Events[edit]

  • July 1 – 13: African Chess Championship (individual, rapid, blitz) in Algeria Oran
  • July 23 – August 1: African Club Chess Championships in Egypt Cairo
    • Winner Club: Egypt Al Hawar Chess Club
  • August 5 – 13: African Women's Chess Challenge in Botswana Gaborone
  • August 19 – 27: African Schools Individual Chess Championships in Namibia Windhoek
  • October 7 – 15: African Amateur Individual Chess Championships in Tanzania Dar es Salaam
  • November 11 – 19: African Team Chess Championships in Tunisia Tunis
  • December 1 – 10: African Youth Chess Championships in Egypt Giza
  • December 28, 2017 – January 8, 2018: African Junior Chess Championships 2017 in Togo Lomé

African Zonals[edit]

  • March 25 – April 3: Zone 4.2 Individual Championships in Ethiopia Jimma
  • April 1 – 10: Zone 4.1 Individual Championships in Algeria Algiers
  • April 20 – 30: Zone 4.4 Individual Championships in Liberia Monrovia (men's only)
    • Winner: Nigeria Oluwafemi Balogun
  • June 9 – 18: Zone 4.3 Individual Championships in Zambia Livingstone

American Events[edit]

  • April 13 – 18: 2017 CARIFTA Games in Jamaica Kingston
    • U12 winners: Jamaica David Thomas (m) / Jamaica Johmoi Blake (f)
    • U16 winners: Trinidad and Tobago Alan-Safar Ramoutar (m) / Jamaica Adani Clarke (f)
    • U20 winners: Barbados Orlando Husbands (m) / Jamaica Sheanel Gardner (f)
  • April 25 – 30: 2017 South American Junior U20 Championship in Ecuador Manta
    • Winners: Peru José Martínez Alcántara (m) / Ecuador Anahí Ortiz Verdesoto (f)
  • June 9 – 19: Pan American Chess Championship in Colombia Medellín
  • June 21 – 28: Central American & Caribbean Junior U20 Chess Championships 2017 in  Barbados
    • Barbados Dondre Husbands
  • June 30 – July 7: Panamerican Youth Championship 2017 in  Costa Rica
    • U8 winners: Colombia Santiago Lopez Rayo (b) / United States Omya Vidyarthi (f)
    • Blitz U8 winner: Colombia Santiago Lopez Rayo (b) / United States Omya Vidyarthi (f)
    • U10 winners: United States Eric Li (b) / Peru Fiorella Contreras (f)
    • Blitz U10 winners: Colombia Manuel Campos Gomez (b) / Peru Fiorella Contreras (f)
    • U12 winners: United States Nico Werner Chasin (b) / Venezuela Vicmary C. Perez Hernandez (f)
    • Blitz U12 winners: Peru Diego Saul Rod Flores Quillas (b) / United States Nastassja A Matus (f)
    • U14 winners: United States Aristo S. Liu (b) / Canada Emma He (f)
    • Blitz U14 winners: Colombia Miguel Angel Soto (b) / / United States Aasa Dommalapati (f)
    • U16 winners: Argentina Francisco Varacalli (b) / Chile Javiera Belen Gomez Barrera (f)
    • Blitz U16 winners: Venezuela Mauricio Ramirez Gonzalez (b) / Peru Aleyla Hilario (f)
    • U18 winners: Canada Michael Song (b) / Peru Trilce Cosme Contreras (f)
    • Blitz U18 winners: Colombia Jose Gabriel Cardoso Cardoso (b) / Colombia Valentina Argote Heredia (f)
  • July 12 – 17: North American Youth Championship 2017 in United States Morristown, New Jersey
    • U8 winners: United States Kevin Duong (b) / United States Iris Mou (f)
    • U10 winners: United States Liran Zhou (b) / United States Stephanie Velea (f)
    • U12 winners: United States Maximillian Lu (b) / United States Annapoorni Meiyappan (f)
    • U14 winners: Canada Qiuyu Huang (b) / United States Ellen Wang (f)
    • U16 winners: United States Christopher Yoo (b) / United States Queena Deng (f)
    • U18 winners: United States Bryce Tiglon (b) / United States Vicki Yang (f)
  • August 9 – 15: Central American & Caribbean Youth Chess Championships 2017 in  Panama
    • Men's U8 winner: Venezuela Sebastían Mérida Ceballos
    • U10 winners: Cuba Yaset Jose Cruz Santos (m) / Panama Ania Nahid Rosales Espinoza (f)
    • U12 winners: Cuba Jean Marco Cruz Mendez (m) / Colombia Andrea Albor Rebolledo (f)
    • U14 winners: Cuba Jerzy Jesus Perez Leiva (m) / Cuba Penelope Gonzalez Diaz (f)
    • U16 winners: Cuba Raynner Amaro Alfonso (m) / Cuba Roxangel Obregón García (f)
    • U18 winners: Cuba Luis Ernesto Quesada Pérez (m) / Cuba Chrissye L Gonzalez Estrada (f)
  • August 30 – September 4: North American Junior U20 Championship 2017 in United States Dallas
  • October 11 – 16: Panamerican Senior Chess Championship 2017 in  Colombia
  • October 31 – November 7: Panamerican Junior U20 Chess Championship 2017 in El Salvador San Salvador
  • December 1 – 7: South American Youth Championship 2017 in  Paraguay
  • December 11 – 18: 2017 Panamerican Schools Chess Championship 2017 in El Salvador San Salvador
  • TBD: Panamerican Amateur Chess Championship 2017 in  Ecuador
  • TBD: Women's Continental Championship 2017 in  Argentina
  • TBD: Panamerican University Championship 2017 in Mexico Durango
  • TBD: Panamerican Teams Championship in TBD location

American Zonals[edit]

Asian Events[edit]

  • March 31 – April 9: Asian Youth Chess Championship in Uzbekistan Tashkent
    • U8 winners: Vietnam Trần Gia Phúc Phạm (b) / Uzbekistan Afruza Khamdamova (f)
    • Blitz U8 winners: India Ilamparthi A R (b) / China Yining Chen (f)
    • Rapid U8 winners: India Ilamparthi A R (b) / China Yining Chen (f)
    • U10 winners: Iran Artin Ashraf (b) / India Sahithi Varshini M (f)
    • Blitz U10 winners: Uzbekistan Islombek Sindarov (b) / India Sahithi Varshini M (f)
    • Rapid U10 winners: Iran Artin Ashraf (b) / China Yaqing Wei (f)
    • U12 winners: Uzbekistan Javokhir Sindarov (b) / Kazakhstan Meruert Kamalidenova (f)
    • Blitz U12 winners: Uzbekistan Javokhir Sindarov (b) / India Divya Deshmukh (f)
    • Rapid U12 winners: Vietnam Nguyễn Quốc Hy (b) / Kazakhstan Meruert Kamalidenova (f)
    • U14 winners: India Arjun Erigaisi (b) / India Jishitha D (f)
    • Blitz U14 winners: Iran Arash Daghli (b) / / India Jishitha D (f)
    • Rapid U14 winners: India Arjun Erigaisi (b) / Iran Motahare Asadi (f)
    • U16 winners: Uzbekistan Nodirbek Yakubboev (b) / Kazakhstan Assel Serikbay (f)
    • Blitz U16 winners: Iran Mahdi Gholami Orimi (b) / Kazakhstan Assel Serikbay (f)
    • Rapid U16 winners: Uzbekistan Shamsiddin Vokhidov (b) / Kazakhstan Assel Serikbay (f)
    • U18 winners: Iran Arash Tahbaz (b) / India Aakanksha Hagawane (f)
    • Blitz U18 winners: Iran Arash Tahbaz (b) / India Aakanksha Hagawane (f)
    • Rapid U18 winners: Uzbekistan Ortik Nigmatov (b) / Uzbekistan Gulrukhbegim Tokhirjonova (f)
  • May 1 – 10: Asian Juniors and Girls U20 Championships in Iran Shiraz
    • Winners: Iran Masoud Mosadeghpour (m) / India Ivana Maria Furtado (f)
    • Blitz winners: Vietnam Trần Tuấn Minh (m) / Iran Mobina Alinasab (f)
    • Rapid winenrs: Vietnam Trần Tuấn Minh (m) / India Isha Sharma (f)
  • May 11 – 12: Asian Chess Championship (individual and blitz) in China Chengdu
  • June 2 – 10: 1st Asian Championship for Disabled in Kyrgyzstan Bishkek
  • June 17 – 26: Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship 2017 in Mongolia Ulanbaatar
    •  Mongolia won the gold medal tally and the overall medal tally.
  • July 20 – 30: Asian Schools Chess Championship (individual, rapid and blitz) in China Panjin
    • Open & girls overall winners:  China
  • August 1 – 7: Western Asia Youth Chess Championship 2017 in  Sri Lanka
  • August 1 – 8: Asian Club Cup Championship 2017 in  Sri Lanka
    • Winners: Iran Saipa Chess Club, 2nd: Bangladesh Saif Sporting Chess Club, 3rd place: Australia Sydney Chess Club
  • October 9 – 15: Asian Senior Chess Championship in New Zealand Auckland

Asian Zonals[edit]

  • January 14 – 20: Asian Zonal 3.6 in New Zealand Auckland
    • Winners: Australia Anton Smirnov (m) / New Zealand Layla Timergazi (f)
  • February 24 – March 6: Asian Zonal 3.3 in Philippines Tagaytay
    • Winners: Malaysia Li Tian Yeoh (m) / Vietnam Võ Thị Kim Phụng (f)
  • March 18 – 25: Asian Zonal 3.2 in Nepal Pokhara
  • June 15 – 25: Asian Zonal 3.4 in Uzbekistan Tashkent

Cricket[edit]

Major leagues and cups[edit]

International cricket competitions[edit]

2017–18 Ashes series[edit]

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Cue sports[edit]

WPA[edit]

World 8 Ball Series[edit]

Events[edit]

Euro Tour[edit]

UMB[edit]

Three-Cushion World Cup[edit]

Curling[edit]

Cycle ball[edit]

Cycling – BMX[edit]

Cycling – Cyclo-cross[edit]

Cycling – Mountain Bike[edit]

Cycling – Para-cycling[edit]

Cycling – Road[edit]

Cycling – Track[edit]

Cycling – Trials[edit]

Dancesport[edit]

WDSF Super Grand Prix[edit]

  • March 12: #1 Japan Super Grand Prix (PD) Tokyo
  • April 15 & 16: #2 Spain Super Grand Prix Cambrils
    • Latin winners: Germany Pavel Pasechnik & Marta Arndt
    • Standard winners: Italy Benedetto Ferruggia & Claudia Köhler
  • August 8 – 10: #3 Germany Super Grand Prix (PD) Stuttgart
    • Latin winners: Latvia Marts Smolko & Tina Bazykina
  • September 30: #4 Czech Republic Super Grand Prix Ostrava
  • December 3: #5 Russia WDSF PD Super Grand Prix Moscow

WDSF World Cup[edit]

  • March 4: WDSF PD World Cup in Ukraine Kharkiv (Standard only)
  • June 3: WDSF World Cup in Hungary Szombathely (Latin only)
    • 1st place: Hungary Andrea Silvestri & Martina Váradi
    • Second place: Russia Timur Yusupov & Sofia Kharina
    • Third place: Italy Giacomo Lazzarini & Roberta Benedetti
  • June 24: WDSF PD World Cup in Germany Baden-Baden (Latin only)
    • 1st place: Latvia Marts Smolko & Tina Bazykina
    • Second place: Italy Daniele Sargenti & Uliana Fomenko
    • Third place: China Wang Jun & Jia Yiwen
  • August 26: WDSF World Cup (Standard) in Malaysia Johor Bahru
    • Winners: Italy Francesco Galuppo & Debora Pacini
    • Second place: Austria Vasily Kirin & Ekaterina Prozorova
    • Third place: Russia Evgeny Nikitin & Anastasia Miliutina
  • December 9: WDSF World Cup in Israel Ashdod

WDSF GrandSlam[edit]

  • March 18 & 19: #1 Finland GrandSlam Helsinki
    • Adult Standard winners: Russia Dmitry Zharkov & Olga Kulikova
    • Adult Latin winners: Moldova Gabriele Goffredo & Anna Matus
  • April 8 & 9: #2 China GrandSlam Wuhan
    • Adult Standard winners: Russia Dmitry Zharkov & Olga Kulikova
    • Adult Latin winners: Moldova Gabriele Goffredo & Anna Matus
  • July 8 & 9: #3 Hong Kong GrandSlam Hong Kong
    • Adult Standard winners: Russia Dmitry Zharkov & Olga Kulikova
    • Adult Latin winners: Moldova Gabriele Goffredo & Anna Matus
  • August 10 – 12: #4 Germany GrandSlam Stuttgart
    • Adult Standard winners: Russia Dmitry Zharkov & Olga Kulikova
    • Adult Latin winners: Moldova Gabriele Goffredo & Anna Matus
  • October 27 & 28: #5