December 2017 in sports

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Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1–2 Rugby sevens United Arab Emirates 2017 Dubai Sevens (WRSS #1) International  South Africa
1–9 Floorball Slovakia 2017 Women's World Floorball Championships International  Sweden
1–10 Field hockey India 2016–17 Men's FIH Hockey World League Final International  Australia
1–17 Handball Germany 2017 World Women's Handball Championship International  France
2–3 Formula E Hong Kong 2017 Hong Kong ePrix (FE #1 & #2) International Race 1: United Kingdom Sam Bird (United Kingdom DS Virgin Racing)
Race 2: Sweden Felix Rosenqvist (Italy Mahindra Racing)
2–3 Taekwondo Ivory Coast 2017 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final International  South Korea
3–17 Association football Kenya 2017 CECAFA Cup Regional  Kenya
3–17 Multi-sport Nicaragua 2017 Central American Games Regional  Guatemala
4–7 Pool United States 2017 Mosconi Cup International  Europe
4–15 Multi-sport Vanuatu 2017 Pacific Mini Games Regional France/ New Caledonia
5–6 Taekwondo Ivory Coast 2017 World Taekwondo Team Championships International Men:  Iran
Women:  China
Mixed:  China
6–13 Association football Argentina/Brazil 2017 Copa Sudamericana Finals Continental Argentina Independiente
6–16 Association football United Arab Emirates 2017 FIFA Club World Cup International Spain Real Madrid
7–10 Figure skating Japan 2017–18 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final International Men: United States Nathan Chen
Ladies: Russia Alina Zagitova
Pairs:  Germany (Aliona Savchenko & Bruno Massot)
Ice dance:  France (Gabriella Papadakis & Guillaume Cizeron)
8–16 Association football Japan 2017 EAFF E-1 Football Championship
Japan 2017 EAFF E-1 Women's Football Championship
Regional Men:  South Korea
Women:  North Korea
8–17 Squash England 2017 PSA Men's World Championship
England 2017 PSA Women's World Championship
International Men: Egypt Mohamed El Shorbagy
Women: Egypt Raneem El Weleily
9–10 Rugby sevens South Africa 2017 South Africa Sevens (WRSS #2) International  New Zealand
9–15 Ice hockey Slovenia 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships Division I – Group B International  Norway was promoted to Division I – Group A
 Lithuania was relegated to Division II – Group A
9–16 Sailing China 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships International Medal Table:  United States
Nations' Trophy:  Italy
10 Athletics Slovakia 2017 European Cross Country Championships Continental  Great Britain
10 Horse racing Hong Kong 2017 Hong Kong Cup International Horse: United Kingdom Time Warp
Jockey: Australia Zac Purton
Trainer: Hong Kong Anthony S. Cruz
10–14 Multi-sport United Arab Emirates 2017 Asian Youth Para Games Continental  Japan
10–16 Ice hockey United Kingdom 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships Division II – Group A International  Japan was promoted to Division I – Group B
 Netherlands was relegated to Division II – Group B
10–16 Ice hockey France 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships Division I – Group A International  Kazakhstan was promoted to Top Division
 Hungary was relegated to Division I – Group B
12–17 Volleyball Poland 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship International Russia VC Zenit-Kazan
13–17 Ice hockey Czech Republic/Russia 2017 Channel One Cup International  Russia
13–17 Badminton United Arab Emirates 2017 BWF Super Series Finals International Men: Denmark Viktor Axelsen
Women: Japan Akane Yamaguchi
13–17 Swimming Denmark 2017 European Short Course Swimming Championships Continental  Russia
14–17 Table tennis Kazakhstan 2017 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals International Men: China Fan Zhendong
Women: China Chen Meng
16 Ice hockey Canada NHL 100 Classic Domestic Ontario Ottawa Senators
22–5 January 2018 Association football Kuwait 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup Regional  Oman
26–5 January 2018 Ice hockey United States 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships International  Canada
30–6 January 2018 Ski jumping Germany/Austria 2017–18 Four Hills Tournament International Poland Kamil Stoch
30–7 January 2018 Cross-country skiing Switzerland/Germany/Italy 2017–18 Tour de Ski International Men: Switzerland Dario Cologna
Women: Norway Heidi Weng