The pandemic changed all sports calendars in 2020 and major events were highly affected by Covid-19 protocols. This year’s schedule is far from being back to normal, but we can start thinking about attending our favorite sports events in 2021!
We have all been focused on Super Bowl LV, but there are other important sporting events to come – although the dates are extremely different from what we are used to.
The 2020-21 NHL season will, in effect, be a 2021 season. The NBA started almost at Christmas and will invade July. The NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB All-Star Games have been postponed.
Other important dates have not yet been announced and there is only an intention to carry them out at a particular time of the year.
In order not to get lost in this mess, here is the 2021 calendar (so far). It’s important to remember that all dates will be subject to changes according to restrictions that may arise.
Sports events in 2021
9 – Beginning of the NFL playoffs
11 – End of college football
13 – NHL season starts
7 – Super Bowl
27 – Beginning of Spring Training, the MLB pre-season
16 – Beginning of March Madness, the college basketball playoffs
1 – Beginning of the MLB season
5 – End of March Madness
29 – NFL Draft
First half – Start of the NHL playoffs (date not yet defined)
22 – Beginning of the NBA playoffs
22 – Beginning of the men’s basketball pre-Olympic
? – Stanley Cup finals, NHL decision (dates not yet defined)
4 – Final of the men’s basketball pre-Olympic 11 – MLB Draft
13 – MLB All-Star Game
21 – Beginning of the Tokyo Olympic Games softball tournament
22 – Date of an eventual game 7 of the NBA finals
23 – NHL draft
24 – Beginning of the Tokyo Olympic Games 3×3 men’s and women’s basketball tournaments
25 – Beginning of the Tokyo Olympic Games men’s basketball tournament
26 – Beginning of the Tokyo Olympic Games women’s basketball tournament
27 – End of the Tokyo Olympic Games softball tournament
28 – Final of the 3×3 men’s and women’s basketball tournaments at the Tokyo Olympic Games
28 – Beginning of the Tokyo Olympic Games baseball tournament
End of the month – Season likely for NBA Draft (maybe early August)
7 – Final of the Tokyo Olympic Games men’s basketball tournament
7 – Tokyo Olympic Games Baseball Tournament Final
8 – Final of the Tokyo Olympic Games women’s basketball tournament
12 – MLB “Field of Dreams” game (Chicago White Sox vs. New York Yankees)
Beginning of the month – Probable time for the start of the college football season 2021-22
9 – Beginning of the 2021-22 NFL season
5 – Beginning of the MLB playoffs
First half – Likely season for the start of the 2021-22 NHL season
Second half – Season likely to start NBA 2021-22 season
First half – Probable time for the beginning of the college basketball season 2021-22
3 – Date of an eventual game 7 of the World Series
25 – NFL Thanksgiving Round
Second half – Probable time for college football bowl season to begin
25 – NBA Christmas Round
And here are other events you might enjoy:
- Considered to be the best golf tournament to attend, The Mastersmasters will be held from April 5-11, in Augusta, Georgia.
- An exciting event of horse races, the Kentucky Derby – which will happen from April 29 to May 2 – is going to be held in Louisville, Kentucky.
- The largest single-day sporting event in the United States, Indianapolis 500 has a long history, dating back over a century. It will happen from May 28-31 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
- If you are a tennis fan, you can attend the US Open Tennis from August 30 to September 12 in New York.
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So, did you like our list of sports events happening in 2021? We know that things are still unclear, but let’s hope that this year’s events are as exciting as they have always been before this pandemic took us by surprise.
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