LIST OF UPCOMING SPORTS VENUES and LATEST WINNERS

General Awareness Venues of Sports Events in Upcoming Years and Latest Winners

There are many international sports events that are organized from time to time venues of which are of great importance from bank exams point of view as questions from them are expected.

So, we at  are providing you the venues of all the important upcoming tournaments that are scheduled in different countries related to different sports.

List of Venues of Sports Events in Upcoming Years. Static GK which is important for exams – SBI PO/Clerk, IBPS PO/Clerk, IBPS RRB, RBI, NICL, UIIC, OICL, SSC CGL, and other exams.

PREVIOUS AND UPCOMING SPORTS VENUES LIST

Asian Games 

 The Asian Games, also known as Asiad is a Pancontinental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. The Games were regulated by the Asian Games Federation (AGF).

Note: First Asian games were held in New Delhi, India in 1951

2018 Asian Games:  China tops in Medal Table with 289 Medals and India ranked 8th with 70 Medals.

India Medals 16-Gold,23-Silver,31-Bronze

  • Venue of Asian Games 2014 (17th) –  Incheon, South Korea.
  • Venue of Asian Games 2018 (18th)–  Jakarta-Palembang, Indonesia.
  • Venue of Asian Games 2022 (19th)  Hangzhou, China.
  • Venue of Asian Games 2026 (20th) –  Nagoya, Japan.

Commonwealth Games (CWG) 

The Commonwealth Games is an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations held every four years.

Note: The first Commonwealth Games held in 1911 in London, England.

Australia tops in Medal Table with 198 Medals and India ranked 3rd with 66 Medals.

India Medals 26-Gold,20-Silver,20-Bronze

 

  • Venue of CWG 2010 – New Delhi, India.
  • Venue of CWG 2014 – Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Venue of CWG 2018 – Gold Coast, Australia.
  • Venue of CWG 2022 – Birmingham, England.

Note: The 2022 Commonwealth Games will no longer take place in Durban, South Africa as the South African government failed to give financial guarantees for the event.

Olympics Games 

 The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years buttwo years apart.

 

Note:

The first modern/summer Olympics games were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896.

The first winter Olympics games were held in Chamonix.France,in 1924

The first Olympics Summer Paralympic games were held in Rome,Italy,in 1960.

The first Winter Paralympic games were held in Örnsköldsvik,Sweden,in 1976

The first summer youth Olympics games were held in singapore,in 2010

The first winter youth Olympics games were held in innsbruck,Austria,in 2012

International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters – Lausanne, Switzerland.

IOC President Thomas Bach.

India at the Olympics

India first participated at the Olympic Games in 1900, with a lone athlete (Norman Pritchard) winning two medals- both silver- in athletics. The nation first sent a team to the Summer Olympic Games in 1920, and has participated in every Summer Games since then. India has also competed at several Winter Olympic Games beginning in 1964. Indian athletes have won 28 medals, all at the Summer Games. For a period of time, India national field hockey team was dominant in Olympic competition, winning eleven medals in twelve Olympics between 1920 and 1980. The run included 8 gold medals total and six successive gold medals from 1928–1956.

India Medals

 Silver

Norman Pritchard

 1900 Paris

Athletics

Men’s 200 metres

 Silver

Norman Pritchard

 1900 Paris

Athletics

Men’s 200 metre hurdles

Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav-Bronze-Wrestling-1952

He was one of the first athletes from India to win a medal in the Olympics

 Bronze

Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav

 1952 Helsinki

Wrestling

Men’s freestyle bantamweight

 Gold

National team

 1928 Amsterdam

Field hockey

Men’s competition

 Gold

National team

 1932 Los Angeles

Field hockey

Men’s competition

 Gold

Nationalteam

 1936 Berlin

Field hockey

Men’s competition

 Gold

National team

 1948 London

Field hockey

Men’s competition

 Gold

National team

 1952 Helsinki

Field hockey

Men’s competition

 Gold

National team

 1956 Melbourne

Field hockey

Men’s competition

 Silver

National team

 1960 Rome

Field hockey

Men’s competition

 Gold

National team

 1964 Tokyo

Field hockey

Men’s competition

 Bronze

National team

 1968 Mexico City

Field hockey

Men’s competition

 Bronze

National team

 1972 Munich

Field hockey

Men’s competition

 Gold

National team

 1980 Moscow

Field hockey

Men’s competition

Bronze Leander Paes 1996 Atlanta Tennis  Men’s singles

 Bronze

Karnam Malleswari

 2000 Sydney

Weightlifting

Women’s 69 kg

 Silver

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

 2004 Athens

Shooting

Men’s double trap

 Gold

Abhinav Bindra

 2008 Beijing

Shooting

Men’s 10 m Air Rifle

 Bronze

Vijender Singh

 2008 Beijing

Boxing

Middleweight

 Bronze

Sushil Kumar

 2008 Beijing

Wrestling

Men’s freestyle 66 kg

 Silver

Vijay Kumar

 2012 London

Shooting

Men’s 25 Rapid Fire Pistol

 Silver

Sushil Kumar

 2012 London

Wrestling

Men’s freestyle 66 kg

 Bronze

Saina Nehwal

 2012 London

Badminton

Women’s singles

 Bronze

Mary Kom

 2012 London

 Boxing

Women’s flyweight

 Bronze

Gagan Narang

 2012 London

Shooting

Men’s 10m Air Rifle

 Bronze

Yogeshwar Dutt

 2012 London

Wrestling

Men’s freestyle 60 kg

 Silver

P. V. Sindhu

 2016 Rio de Janeiro

Badminton

Women’s singles

 Bronze

Sakshi Malik

 2016 Rio de Janeiro

Wrestling

Women’s freestyle 58 kg

 

 

Summer Olympic –

  • Venue of Summer Olympic Games 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Venue of Summer Olympic Games 2020 (32nd) Tokyo, Japan.
  • Venue of Summer Olympic Games 2024 – Paris, France.
  • Venue of Summer Olympic Games 2024 –Los Angles, USA

Winter Olympic –

  • Venue of Winter Olympic Games 2014 – Sochi, Russia.
  • Venue of Winter Olympic Games 2018 – Pyeongchang, South Korea.
  • Venue of Winter Olympic Games 2022(24th) – Beijing, China.
  • Venue of Winter Olympic Games 2026-Milan & Cortina, Italy

Summer Paralympics

  • 2016 – Rio De Janerio , Brazil
  • 2020 – Tokyo , Japan
  • 2024 – Paris , France
  • 2028 – Los Angles, USA

Winter Paralympics

 

    • 2014 – Sochi, Russia.
    • 2018 – Pyeong Chang , South Korea
    • 2022 – Beijing , China
    • 2026 – Milan & Cortina, Italy

Summer youth  Olympic –

  • 2010-Singapore
  • 2014-Nanjing,china
  • 2018-Buenos Aires,Argentina
  • 2022-Dakar,senegal

Winter youth Olympic –

  • 2012-innsbruck,Austria
  • 2016-Lillehammer,Norway
  • 2020-Lausanne,Switzerland




ICC World Cup Cricket 

 The ICC Cricket World Cup is the international championship of One Day International (ODI) cricket. The event is organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC), every four years.

Note:

  • The first World Cup was held in England in June 1975.West Indies won the title by defeating Australia in the final. 
  • India won the first World Cup title in 1983 by defeating West Indies in the final.
  •  Australia won the World Cup title in 2015 after defeating New Zealand in the final.
  •  Australia has been the most successful team in the World Cup, with 5 titlesand 2 runners-up.
  •  England  won 2019 ICC World cup title by defeating Newzealand 
  • International Cricket Council (ICC) headquarter – Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  •  Chairman of ICC – Shashank Manohar.
  •  CEO – Manu Sawhney

  • Venue of ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 – India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh.
  • Venue of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 – Australia & New Zealand.
  • Venue of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – England, Wales.
  • Venue of ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 – India.

ICC World Cup T20 

The ICC World Twenty20 is the international championship of Twenty20 cricket. It is organised the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Note:

  • The first T20 World Cup was held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2007.
  • India won the first T20 world cup title in 2007 after defeating Pakistan in the final.
  • West Indies won the title in 2016 after defeating England in the final. 
  • West Indies won the T20 World Cup title two times.

  • Venue of World Cup 2014 – Bangladesh.
  • Venue of World Cup T20 2016– India.
  • Venue of World Cup 2020 – Australia.

ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup  

The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup is the oldest and most prestigious international women’s cricket tournament.

Note:

  • The first Women’s World Cup was held in England in 1973, two years before the inaugural men’s tournament. England won the title by defeating Australia in the final.
  • England won the Women’s World Cup in 2017 by defeating India in the final.
  • Australia has been the most successful team in the Women’s World Cup, with 6 titles and 3 runners-up.

  • Venue of ICC Women Cricket World Cup 2013 – India.
  • Venue of ICC Women Cricket World Cup 2017 – England.
  • Venue of ICC Women Cricket World Cup 2021 – New Zealand

ICC Women’s World Cup T20 

 The ICC Women’s World Twenty20 is the international championship for Women’s Twenty20 cricket. It is organised the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Note:

  • The first Women’s T20 World Cup was held in England in 2009. England won the first T20 world cup title after defeating New Zealand in the final.
  •  Australia won the title in 2018 after defeating England in the final.
  • Australia has been the most successful team in the Women’s World Cup, with 4 titles and 1 runners-up.

  • Venue of World Cup 2014 – Bangladesh.
  • Venue of World Cup T20 2016– India.
  • Venue of World Cup 2018 – West Indies
  • Venue of World Cup 2020 – Australia.




Hockey Men’s World Cup 

The Hockey World Cup is an international field hockey competition organised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). It is held every four years, bridging the four years between the Summer Olympics.

Note:

The first Men’s Hockey World Cup was held in 1971 Barcelona, Spain. Pakistan won the title after defeating Spain in the final.

Belgium (1st title) won the title in 2018 after defeating Netherlands in the final.

 Pakistan has been the most successful team in the World Cup, with 4 titles from 6 appearances in the final.

  • International Hockey Federation (IHF) headquarters – Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • President of IHF – Narinder Batra.
  • CEO of IHF-Thierry Weil

  • Venue of Hockey Men’s World Cup 2010 – New Delhi, India.
  • Venue of Hockey Men’s World Cup 2014 – The Hague, Netherlands.
  • Venue of Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 – Bhubaneswar, India.

Hockey Women’s World Cup 

The Women’s Hockey World Cup is an international field hockey competition organised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). It is held every four years, bridging the four years between the Summer Olympics.

Note:

The first Women’s Hockey World Cup was held in 1974 in Mandelieu, France

Netherlands won the title after defeating Argentina in the final.

 Netherlands won the title in 2018 after defeating Ireland  in the final. 

 Netherlands has been the most successful team in the World Cup, with 8 titles from 12 appearances in the final.

  • Venue of Hockey Women’s World Cup 2010 – Rosario, Argentina.
  • Venue of Hockey Women’s World Cup 2014 – The Hague, Netherlands.
  • Venue of Hockey Women’s World Cup 2018 – London, England.

FIFA (Football) World Cup 

The FIFA World Cup is an international association football competition contested by the senior men’s national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). It is held every four years.

Note:

  •  The first FIFA World Cup was held in 1930 in Uruguay. Uruguay won the title after defeating Argentina in the final.
  • France(2nd Title) won the title in 2018 after defeating Croatia in the final.
  •  Brazil has been the most successful team in the World Cup, with 5 titles from 7 appearances in the final.
  • Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) headquarter – Zürich, Switzerland.
  • President of FIFA – Gianni Infantino

  • Venue of FIFA World Cup 2014 – Brazil.
  • Venue of FIFA World Cup 2018 – Russia.
  • Venue of FIFA World Cup 2022 – Qatar.
  • Venue of FIFA World Cup 2026-Canada,Mexico,United states

FIFA Women’s World Cup 

 The FIFA Women’s World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women’s national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). It is held every four years.

Note:

The first FIFA Women’s World Cup was held in 1991 in China. The United States won the title after defeating Norway in the final.

The USA won the title in 2019 after defeating Netherlands  in the final.

The USA is the most successful nation in the tournament’s history, with 4 titles and 1 runners-up.

  • Venue of FIFA World Cup 2015 – Canada.
  • Venue of FIFA World Cup 2019 – France.

FIFA (U-17) World Cup 

The FIFA U-17 World Cup, founded as the FIFA U-16 World Championship, later changed to its current name in 2007, is the world championship of association football for male players under the age of 17 organized by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). It is held every two years.

 Note:

  • The first FIFA (U-17) World Cup was held in 1991 in Italy.Ghana won the title after defeating Spain in the final.
  • England (1st Title) won the title in 2017 after defeating Spain in the final.
  • Nigeria is the most successful nation in the tournament’s history, with five titles and three runners-up.

  • Venue of FIFA (U-17) World Cup 2015 – Chile.
  • Venue of FIFA (U-17) World Cup 2017 – India
  • Venue of FIFA (U-17) World Cup 2019- Brazil

ITTF Table Tennis World Cup

The Table Tennis World Cup has been held annually since 1980. There had been only men’s singles until the inauguration of women’s singles in 1996 and team competitions in 1990. The team competitions, the World Team Cup, were canceled until the relaunch in 2007, and now held in odd-numbered years. The competitions are sanctioned by International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) and classified as R1 in rating weightings, B2 in bonus weightings in the ITTF world ranking.

2018 Winner-China, Runner-Japan (Same for both men and women)

 

  • 2015 Dubai , UAE
  • 2018 London
  • 2019 Tokyo

IAAF World Championships in Athletics

The 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships the seventeenth edition of the IAAF World Athletics Championships, are scheduled to be held between 27 September and 6 October 2019 in Doha, Qatar at the renovated multi-purpose Khalifa International Stadium.

  • 2017 London, United Kingdom
  • 2019 Doha, Qatar
  • 2021 Eugene, United States

Men’s World Boxing Championship

  • 2017 Hamburg, Germany
  • 2019 Yekaterinburg, Russia
  • 2021 New Delhi, India
  • 2023Bogota,Colombia

Women’s World Boxing Championship

The 2018 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships was held at KD Jadav Indoor Stadium at New Delhi, India and took place between 15 and 24 November 2018.

In the finals of the light flyweight category Mary Kom of India beat Ukrainian boxer Hana Okhota to win the gold, creating history by becoming the first woman boxer to win six gold medals in the AIBA World Boxing Championships

  • 2016 –Astana, Kazakhstan
  • 2018 – New Delhi, India
  • 2019 – Ulan-Ude, Russia 

National Games of India

The 36th National Games of India will be held between 4 November and 17 November 2019 in Goa, India.

  • 2019 – Goa (36th)
  • 2020 – Chhattisgarh (37th)
  • 2021 – Uttrakhand (38th)
  • 2022 – Meghalaya (39th)

Asia Cup

The ACC Asia Cup is a mens One Day International and Twenty20 International cricket tournament. It was established in 1983 when the Asian Cricket Council was founded as a measure to promote goodwill between Asian countries. It was originally scheduled to be held every two years.

The first Asia cup was held in 1984 in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates where the council’s offices were based (until 1995). India boycotted the 1986 tournament due to strained cricketing relations with Sri Lanka. Pakistan boycotted the 1990–91 tournament due to strained political relations with India. The 1993 tournament was cancelled due to strained political relations between India and Pakistan. The ACC has announced that the tournament will be held biennially from 2008 onwards. The ICC has ruled that all games played in the Asia Cup have official ODI status.

After downsizing the Asian Cricket Council in 2015, it was announced by the ICC that Asia Cup events from 2016 will be played on a rotation basis between One Day International and Twenty20 International format, on the basis of format of upcoming world events.As a result, the 2016 event was the first event played in the T20I format and functioned as a preparatory tournament ahead of the 2016 ICC World Twenty20.

  • The first Asia Cup was held in UAE in 1984. INDIA won the title by defeating SRILANKA in the final.
  • The 2018  Asia Cup was held in UAE. INDIA won the title by defeating Bangladesh in the final.

India (won 7 times) is the most successful team in the ODI format of the tournament. Sri Lanka is the second most successful team with 5 titles. India is the most successful team in the T20I format having won the inaugural (only) version in 2016. India is the most successful team in the tournament having won it seven times (six times in ODI format and once in the T20 format). Sri Lanka has played the most Asia Cups (14) followed by India and Pakistan who have played 13 each.

  • 2016 – Bangladesh
  • 2018 – United Arab Emirates
  • 2020 – Pakistan



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