In 2024, bettors can look forward to a range of major sporting events, offering diverse betting opportunities. Key events include:


  • March 17-8 April: NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (March Madness) – USA college basketball’s finest compete in Glendale, Arizona


  • April 2-25: Candidates Tournament 2024 (Chess) in Toronto, Canada​​.
  • April 8-17 – : Snooker World Championship Qualifiers at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield, England.
  • April 11-14: The Masters Tournament (Golf). A major highlight in golf at Augusta National Golf Course.
  • April 13: Grand National 2024: The world’s greatest steeplechase at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England.
  • April 13: MMA fans can look forward to UFC 300 in Las Vegas​​.
  • April 20-21: The FA Cup Semi-finals will be held at Wembley​​. (Chelsea v Man City & Coventry v Man Utd)
  • April 20: The Scottish Grand National will take place at Ayr​​.
  • April 20 – May 6: World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England​​.
  • April 20 – September 14: Diamond League (Athletics) at various locations​​.
  • April 21: The Chinese Grand Prix (Motor Racing) is scheduled in Shanghai​​.
  • April 21: The London Marathon, a major event in the global running calendar.
  • April 22 – May 5: The Madrid Open (Tennis) takes place in Madrid​​.
  • April 25 – 27: 2024 NFL Draft, set to take place in Detroit, Michigan.
  • April 28 – May 5: Thomas & Uber Cup Finals (Badminton) in Chengdu, China​​


  • May4: Kentucky Derby: Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky. One of the most prestigious horse races in the United States.
  • May 10-26: The IIHF World Championship, an annual ice hockey event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation, is scheduled to take place in Czechia.
  • May 11: Eurovision 2024 – The 68th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest from Sweden.
  • May 16-19: The US PGA Championship, a major golf tournament, will be held at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • May 20 – June 9: French Open Tennis: The 2nd Grand Slam of the season at Roland Garros in Paris.
  • May 24-26: Monaco Grand Prix (Formula 1) –  Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • May 25: The FA Cup final, a highly anticipated soccer match, will take place at Wembley Stadium in London.
  • May 26: Motorsports fans will have a thrilling day with the Indy 500 in Indianapolis, USA taking place.


  • June 6-23: NBA Finals: Concluding the basketball season with the top teams battling for the championship.
  • June 14-14 July: UEFA Euro 2024 (Soccer) – Germany


  • July 1-14: Wimbledon – London, England, the most prestigious tennis tournament.
  • July 5-7: British Grand Prix – The historic British GP from Silverstone, the home of motorsport.
  • Paris Olympic Games – July 26 – August 11, Paris, France
  • Tour de France (Cycling) – Dates TBD, France


  • August 26 – 8 September: US Open (Tennis): At Flushing Meadows, New York, showcasing top tennis talent.


  • September 27-29: Ryder Cup Golf – Bethpage State Park, New York, USA


  • October 10-14 November: Cricket World Cup – , India
  • October 19-31: MLB World Series: The climax of the baseball season with dates and teams TBD

January 2025

  • January 12-26: Australian Open Tennis: Melbourne, Australia, kicking off the year’s major tennis tournaments.
  • January-February: African Cup Of Nations: AFCON decides the Champions Of Africa.
  • February 9Super Bowl LIX
  • February – Welsh Open Snooker in Llandudno​​, Wales.

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Darren Moore

Darren Moore is the editor of Betfinder and has over 30 years of sports-betting experience. His passion for betting on sports was ignited when winning a 50p placepot (paid £54) with his first bet. He went on to work at Ladbrokes head office before managing their betting shops in London's west end.