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
2016
Lillehammer
Norway
2020
Lausanne
Switzerland
Cricket World Cup 1975
England
2015
Australia, New Zealand
2019
England
Cricket World Cup (Women's) 1973
England
2017
England
2021
New Zealand
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)
World Masters Games 1985
Toronto (Canada)
2017
Auckland (New Zealand)
2021
Kansai (Japan)
ICC Champions Trophy 1998
Bangladesh
2017
England and Wales
2021
India
IAAF World Championship in Athletics 1983
Helsinki, Finland
2015
Beijing, China
2017
London, U.K.
Asian Athletics Championship 1973
Marikina, Philippines
2017
Bhubaneshwar, India
2019
Doha, Qatar
The World Games 1981
Santa Clara, United States
2017
Wroclaw, Poland
2021
Birmingham, United States

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Games and Year First Held

1. Asian Games
2. Commonwealth Games
3. Cricket World Cup
4. Olympic Games
5. Hockey World Cup
6. Football world Cup (Men's)
7. Winter Olympics