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Major China and world sports events in 2013

Updated: 2012-12-27 10:52
( Xinhua)

BEIJING - Following is a list of major world sports events for the year of 2013 (tabulated under date, event and venue):

Jan 5, Xiamen Marathon, Xiamen, China

Jan 5-20, Dakar Rally, Argentina/Chile

Jan 14-27, Australian Open, Melbourne, Australia

Jan 19 - Feb 10, Africa Nations'Cup, South Africa

Feb 6-11, Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, Osaka, Japan

Feb 25 - March 3, Haikou World Snooker Open, Haikou, China

March 8-10, World Short Track Speed Skating Championships, Debrecen, Hungary

March 10-17, World Figure Skating Championships, London, Canada

March 16-24, World Women's Curling Championship, Riga, Latvia

March 25-31, China Snooker Open, Beijing, China

March 28-31, Table Tennis World Team Cup, Guangzhou, China

March 30 - April 7, World Men's Curling Championship, Victoria, Canada

April 12-14, Asian Cup Table Tennis Tournament, Hong Kong, China

April 14, F1 Grand Prix, Shanghai, China

April 16-21, Asian Badminton Championships, Chinese Taipei

April 20 - May 6, World Snooker Championship, Sheffield, Britain

May 13-20, World Table Tennis Championships, Paris, France

May 19, Shanghai Diamond League Meeting, Shanghai, China

May 19-26, Sudirman Cup Badminton Tournament, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

May 26-Jun 9, French Open, Paris, France

Jun 15-30, FIFA Confederations Cup, Brazil

Jun 24-July 7, Wimbledon, London, Britain

July 6-17, Summer Universiade, Kazan, Russia

July 15-21, World Taekwondo Championships, Puebla, Mexico

July 19-Aug 4, FINA World Championships, Barcelona, Spain

July 20-27, East Asian Soccer Championships, South Korea

Aug 1-11, Asian Men's Basketball Championship, Lebanon

Aug 4-11, World Badminton Championships, Guangzhou, China

Aug 10-18, IAAF World Championships, Moscow, Russia

Aug 16-24, Asian Youth Games, Nanjing, China

Aug 26 - Sept 1, World Judo Championships, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Aug 26 - Sept 8, US Open, New York, United States

Aug 31 - Sept 12, Chinese National Games, Liaoning Province, China

Sept 7-10, 125th IOC Session, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sept 10-15, China Masters Badminton Tournament, Changzhou, China

Sept 28 - Oct 6, China Open Tennis Tournament, Beijing, China

Sept 30 - Oct 6, World Gymnastics Championships, Antwerp, Belgium

Oct 4-20, World Boxing Championships, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Oct 6-13, Shanghai Tennis Masters, Shanghai, China

Oct 6-15, 6th East Asian Games, Tianjin, China

Oct 16-20, Tour of Beijing Cycling Tournament, Beijing, China

Oct 16-23, World Weightlifting Championships, Warsaw, Poland

Nov 12-17, China Open Badminton Tournament, Shanghai, China

Dec 6, 2014 FIFA World Cup Draw, Brazil

Dec 11-21, Winter Universiade, Trentino, Italy

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