2025 is an exciting year for sports, with women's sports taking centre stage. From January we will see the Women's Cricket World Cup in cricket-mad India, followed by the UEFA Women's Euro 2025 in June and July. In late August through to September, the Women's Rugby World Cup returns to its spiritual home of England.

Meanwhile, the World Athletics Championships will return to Tokyo's National Stadium. Spectators can grace its stands this time after the Covid-19 pandemic interrupted the 2020 Olympic Games. The United States will also host the 2025 Ryder Cup at the Bethpage Black Course in New York, and finally, the planned expanded FIFA Club World Cup in the US will become a reality.

If you're excited about these upcoming events, you'll be glad to know that we have compiled a month-by-month guide to help you keep track of these major sporting events. Plus, we've got some expert speaker recommendations from PepTalk to make your experience even more memorable.

2025 Sporting Events

January 2025

In January 2025, tennis fans can look forward to the prestigious Australian Open, held at Melbourne Park, Australia, which will showcase top-tier talent from around the globe.

  • 2025 Australian Open (Tennis) | 12th-26th January 2025
  • Women’s Cricket World Cup (Cricket) | starts 1st January 2025

February 2025

February 2025 marks the return of the Invictus Games, a celebration of courage and determination among wounded, injured, or sick armed services personnel and veterans, taking place in Vancouver & Whistler, Canada. PepTalk's pick to inspire teams around the resilience this event embodies? Mark Ormrod, Invictus legend.

Meanwhile, American football enthusiasts can anticipate the electrifying Super Bowl LIX at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

  • Invictus Games | 8th-16th February 2025
  • Super Bowl LIX (NFL) | 9th February 2025
  • Six Nations (Rugby Union) | TBA
  • ICC Champions Trophy (Cricket) | TBA

March 2025

March 2025 will bring the adrenaline-pumping Tokyo Marathon, offering runners a scenic route through the bustling streets of Tokyo, Japan.

  • Tokyo Marathon | TBA

April 2025

April 2025 sees the iconic Masters Golf Tournament, hosted at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, USA, drawing top golfers vying for the coveted green jacket. Explore PepTalk’s Golf Speakers.

Long-distance enthusiasts can participate in the historic Boston Marathon, a challenging race through the historic streets of Boston, Massachusetts, USA. PepTalk picks: you can’t go past Sir Mo Farah or Paula Radcliffe to put your team in a marathon mindset.

  • 2025 Masters (Golf) | 10th-13th April 2025
  • 2025 Boston Marathon | 21st April 2025
  • 2025 Grand National, Aintree Racecourse (Horse Racing) | TBA
  • 2025 London Marathon | TBA
  • 2025 World Snooker Championship, Sheffield, England (Snooker) | TBA

May 2025

In May 2025, golf enthusiasts will be treated to the PGA Championship at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Meanwhile, the thrilling Giro d'Italia cycling race will zoom across scenic routes in Italy.

Football fans can anticipate the UEFA Europa League Final in San Mamés, Bilbao, Spain, and the UEFA Champions League Final at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany. Explore PepTalk’s Football Speakers.

  • 2025 PGA Championship (Golf) | 15th-18th May 2025
  • 2025 UEFA Europa League Final (Football) | 21st May 2025
  • 2025 UEFA Champions League Final (Football) | 31st May 2025
  • 2025 European Rugby Champions Cup Final (Rugby Union) | TBA
  • 2025 Giro d’Italia (Cycling) | TBA
  • 2025 FA Cup Final (Football), Wembley Stadium | TBA
  • 2025 French Open (Tennis) | TBA
  • 2025 Indy 500 (Motorsport) | TBA

June 2025

June 2025 brings the U.S. Open Golf Championship at the Oakmont Country Club in Plum, Pennsylvania, USA, along with the FIFA Club World Cup, promising intense football action across various cities in the USA. Rugby fans can also follow the British & Irish Lions tour to Australia, featuring clashes against formidable opponents in major Australian cities. Explore PepTalk’s Rugby Speakers.

  • U.S. Open (Golf) | 12th-15th June 2025
  • FIFA Club World Cup (Football) | 15th June – 13th July 2025
  • British & Irish Lions tour to Australia (Rugby Union) | 28th June – 2nd August 2025
  • 24 Hours of Le Mans (Motorsport) | TBA
  • Africa Cup of Nations (Football) | TBA
  • ICC World Test Championship Final (Cricket) | TBA
  • CONCACAF Gold Cup (Football) | TBA
  • Stanley Cup Finals (Ice Hockey) | TBA

July 2025

July 2025 showcases the UEFA Women’s Euro in Switzerland, attracting football enthusiasts to witness top women's teams battle for continental glory. The race for the coveted yellow jersey? It can only be the Tour De France, featuring challenging stages across picturesque landscapes. The PepTalk pick? Sir Bradley Wiggins needs no introduction.

Golf fans can also enjoy The Open at the Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland, promising thrilling competition for the prestigious Claret Jug.

  • UEFA Women’s Euro 2025 (Football) | 2nd-27th July 2025
  • 2025 Tour de France (Cycling) | 5th July 2025 – TBA
  • The Open 2025 (Golf) | 17th-20th July 2025
  • Wimbledon Championships (Tennis) | TBA
  • NBA Finals (Basketball) | TBA
  • World Aquatics Championships (Aquatics) | TBA

August 2025

In August 2025, England will host the Women's Rugby World Cup, where nations compete for rugby supremacy in venues nationwide. A PepTalk from Catherine Spencer, former England captain, is just the ticket.

Cycling enthusiasts can follow the Vuelta a España, a challenging race through diverse terrain in Spain. At the same time, tennis aficionados await the US Open at Flushing Meadows in New York City, USA.

  • Women's Rugby World Cup (Rugby Union) | 27th August – 27th September 2025
  • Vuelta a España (Cycling) | TBA
  • US Open (Tennis) | TBA

September 2025

September features the World Athletics Championships at the National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, showcasing top athletes competing for glory in various track and field events. Golf fans can also witness the prestigious Ryder Cup at the Bethpage Black Course in Farmingdale, New York9, as teams from Europe and the USA vie for golfing supremacy. PepTalk's expert pick is Jamil Qureshi, who's a sports psychologist known for coaching Ryder Cup teams to success

Additionally, the UCI Cycling Road World Championships will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, attracting elite cyclists from around the globe.

  • World Athletics Championships (Athletics) | 13th-21st September 2025
  • Ryder Cup (Golf) | 25th-28th September 2025
  • UCI Cycling Road World Championships (Cycling) | TBA
  • AFL Grand Final 2025 (AFL) | TBA
  • Laver Cup (Tennis) | TBA

October 2025

In October 2025, sports enthusiasts can anticipate the Chicago Marathon, offering participants a scenic run through Chicago, USA. Additionally, baseball fans can look forward to the MLB World Series, where the top teams in Major League Baseball compete for the championship title.

  • Chicago Marathon | TBA
  • MLB World Series (Baseball) | TBA

November 2025

November 2025 brings the excitement of the New York City Marathon, inviting runners to conquer the challenging course through the iconic streets of New York City, USA. Horse racing enthusiasts can also enjoy the prestigious Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia, the race that stops a nation.

  • New York City Marathon | TBA
  • Melbourne Cup (Horse Racing) | TBA
  • Davis Cup Finals (Tennis) | TBA
  • ATP Finals (Tennis) | TBA
  • WTA Finals (Tennis) | TBA

December 2025

December marks the beginning of the highly anticipated Ashes series in cricket, featuring intense matches between Australia and England, with the first leg taking place Downunder. Explore PepTalk's cricket speakers.

Darts enthusiasts can also expect the start of the PDC World Darts Championship, where top players compete for darting glory at Alexandra Palace in London, England.

  • 2025-26 Ashes series (Cricket) | TBA
  • PDC World Darts Championship (Darts) | TBA

With a diverse range of global sports events, 2025 promises to be an exhilarating year for sports fans worldwide. Some dates are to be affirmed, and subject to change, so make sure you double check before booking anything!

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