2016 in sports April – May

April

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1–7 Ice hockey Slovenia 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship Division II – Group A International
2 Formula E United States 2016 Long Beach ePrix International
2–3 Triathlon New Zealand ITU Triathlon World Cup #2 International
2–10 Curling Switzerland 2016 World Men’s Curling Championship International
3 Formula One Bahrain 2016 Bahrain Grand Prix International
3 Motorcycle racing Argentina 2016 Argentine motorcycle Grand Prix International
3 Road bicycle racing Belgium Tour of Flanders International
3 WTCC France FIA WTCC Race of France International
3–2 October Baseball United States/Canada 2016 Major League Baseball season Domestic
15 March–4 Basketball United States 2016 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament Domestic
4–9 Road bicycle racing Spain Tour of the Basque Country International
4–10 Ice hockey Romania 2016 IIHF World U18 Championships Division II – Group A International
4–10 Ice hockey Italy 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship Division I – Group B International
19 March–5 Basketball United States 2016 NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Tournament Domestic
7–10 Golf United States 2016 Masters Tournament International
7 October 2015–9 Ice hockey United States/Canada 2015-16 NHL season Domestic
8–10 Rugby sevens Hong Kong 2016 Hong Kong Sevens (WRSS #7) International
9 Horse racing England 2016 Grand National International
9–10 Triathlon Australia World Triathlon Series #2 International
9–15 Ice hockey Spain 2016 IIHF World Championship Division II – Group A International
9–15 Ice hockey Belarus 2016 IIHF World U18 Championships Division I – Group A International
10 Motorcycle racing United States 2016 Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas International
10 Road bicycle racing France Paris–Roubaix International
10–16 Ice hockey Mexico 2016 IIHF World Championship Division II – Group B International
10–16 Weightlifting Norway 2016 European Weightlifting Championships Continental
27 October 2015–13 Basketball United States/Canada 2015–16 NBA season Domestic
13–18 Fencing China 2016 Asian Fencing Championships Continental
14–24 Ice hockey United States 2016 IIHF World U18 Championships International
16–17 Rugby sevens Singapore 2016 Singapore Sevens (WRSS #8) International
16–17 Triathlon China ITU Triathlon World Cup #3 International
16–23 Curling Sweden 2016 World Senior Curling Championships International
16–23 Curling Sweden 2016 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship International
16–24 Croquet United States 2016 Association Croquet World Championship International
16–2 May Snooker United Kingdom 2016 World Snooker Championship International
17 Formula One China 2016 Chinese Grand Prix International
17 Road bicycle racing Netherlands Amstel Gold Race International
17 WTCC Slovakia FIA WTCC Race of Slovakia International
17–23 Ice hockey Croatia 2016 IIHF World Championship Division I – Group B International
18 Association football Switzerland 2016 UEFA Youth League Final Continental
18 Marathon United States 2016 Boston Marathon (WMM #2) International
18–24 Ice hockey Italy 2016 IIHF World U18 Championships Division I – Group B International
20 Road bicycle racing Belgium La Flèche Wallonne International
21–24 Judo Russia 2016 European Judo Championships Continental
22–24 Rallying Argentina 2016 Rally Argentina (WRC #4) International
23 Formula E France 2016 Paris ePrix International
23–24 Triathlon South Africa World Triathlon Series #3 International
23–24 Whitewater slalom Japan 2016 Asian Canoe Slalom Championships Continental
23–29 Ice hockey Poland 2016 IIHF World Championship Division I – Group A International
23–30 Squash Malaysia 2015 Women’s World Open Squash Championship International
24 Marathon United Kingdom 2016 London Marathon (WMM #3) International
24 Motorcycle racing Spain 2016 Spanish motorcycle Grand Prix International
24 Road bicycle racing Belgium Liège–Bastogne–Liège International
24 WTCC Hungary FIA WTCC Race of Hungary International
25–27 Fencing Brazil 2016 World Fencing Championships International
25–30 Weightlifting Uzbekistan 2016 Asian Weightlifting Championships Continental
26–1 May Badminton China 2016 Badminton Asia Championships Continental
26–1 May Badminton France 2016 European Badminton Championships Continental
26–1 May Road bicycle racing Switzerland Tour de Romandie Continental
4 August 2015–27 Association football 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League Continental
28–30 American football United States 2016 NFL Draft Domestic
28–30 Table tennis United Arab Emirates 2016 Asian Cup Table Tennis Tournament Continental
28–1 May Triathlon Japan 2016 ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships Continental
30 Speedway Slovenia 2016 FIM Grand Prix of Slovenia International

May

 

Date Sport Venue/Event Status Winner/s
1 Formula One Russia 2016 Russian Grand Prix International
4–16 Association football Belarus 2016 UEFA Women’s Under-17 Championship Continental
5–21 Association football Azerbaijan 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship Continental
6 Athletics Qatar Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix (DL #1) International
6–8 Rowing Germany 2016 European Rowing Championships Continental
6–22 Ice hockey Russia 2016 IIHF World Championship International
6–29 Road bicycle racing Italy 2016 Giro d’Italia International
7 Horse racing United States 2016 Kentucky Derby Domestic
7–8 Athletics Italy 2016 IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships International
7–8 Triathlon Mexico ITU Triathlon World Cup #4 International
8 Motorcycle racing France 2016 French motorcycle Grand Prix International
8 WTCC Morocco FIA WTCC Race of Morocco International
9–22 Aquatics United Kingdom 2016 European Aquatics Championships Continental
11–16 Beach volleyball Switzerland 2016 FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships International
12–15 Basketball Germany 2016 Euroleague Final Four Continental
12–15 Golf United States 2016 Players Championship International
12–20 Weightlifting South Africa 2016 African Weightlifting Championships Continental
13–15 Whitewater slalom Slovakia 2016 European Canoe Slalom Championships Continental
14 Athletics China Shanghai Golden Grand Prix (DL #2) International
14 Speedway Poland 2016 FIM Warsaw Grand Prix of Poland International
14–15 Rugby sevens France 2016 France Sevens (WRSS #9) International
14–15 Triathlon Japan World Triathlon Series #4 International
14–15 Amateur wrestling United States 2016 Wrestling World Cup – Men’s freestyle International
15 Formula One Spain 2016 Spanish Grand Prix International
15–22 Badminton China 2016 Thomas & Uber Cup International
18 Association football Switzerland 2016 UEFA Europa League Final Continental
19–22 Canoe sprint United States 2016 Pan American Canoe Sprint Championships Continental
19–22 Golf United States The Tradition International
19–27 Amateur boxing Kazakhstan 2016 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships International
20–22 Rallying Portugal 2016 Rally de Portugal (WRC #5) International
20–22 Rugby sevens England 2016 London Sevens (WRSS #10) International
21 Formula E Germany 2016 Berlin ePrix International
21 Horse racing United States 2016 Preakness Stakes Domestic
21–22 Amateur wrestling Iran 2016 Wrestling World Cup – Men’s Greco-Roman International
22 Motorcycle racing Italy 2016 Italian motorcycle Grand Prix International
22–29 Modern pentathlon Russia 2016 World Modern Pentathlon Championships International
22–5 June Tennis France 2016 French Open (Grand Slam #2) International
23–29 Archery United Kingdom 2016 European Archery Championships Continental
25–29 BMX racing Colombia 2016 UCI BMX World Championships International
26 Association football Italy 2016 UEFA Women’s Champions League Final Continental
26–29 Golf United States Senior PGA Championship International
26–29 Golf England 2016 BMW PGA Championship International
26–29 Triathlon Portugal 2016 ETU Triathlon European Championships Continental
28 Association football Italy 2016 UEFA Champions League Final Continental
28 Athletics United States Prefontaine Classic (DL #3) International
28–29 Athletics Austria 2016 Hypo-Meeting International
28–11 June Association football Papua New Guinea 2016 OFC Nations Cup Continental
29 Formula One Monaco 2016 Monaco Grand Prix International
29 INDYCAR United States 2016 Indianapolis 500 Domestic
29 WTCC Germany FIA WTCC Race of Germany International
31–5 June Amateur wrestling Philippines 2016 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships Continental