July 2024

August 2024 Sports Calendar

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Olympic Finale and Global Sporting Action

As summer reaches its peak, the world of sports offers an exhilarating array of events. August 2024 promises to be an action-packed month, featuring the conclusion of the Paris Olympics and thrilling competitions across various leagues and disciplines.

Olympics Conclude in Grand Style

The 2024 Paris Olympics, which began on July 26, reaches its climax in August. Key highlights include:

  • August 1-4: Men's Golf competition
  • August 5-7: Artistic Swimming events
  • August 7-10: Women's Golf competition
  • August 9-10: Breaking (breakdancing) makes its Olympic debut
  • August 11: Closing Ceremony

see: What are the dates for the 2024 Paris Olympics?

Formula 1 Roars into Action

Formula 1 fans can look forward to one exciting race in August:

  • August 25: Dutch Grand Prix at Circuit Zandvoort

This race is crucial in the championship battle as the season enters its final stretch.

read: Monthly Sports Calendar: What Sports Are in Season Now

Tennis Grand Slam Season Continues

  • August 26 - September 8: US Open in New York City

MLB Baseball Heats Up

As the regular season enters its final month, playoff races intensify. Key date:

  • August 31: Waiver trade deadline

NFL Preseason in Full Swing

While specific dates may vary, expect:

  • Early August: Hall of Fame Game
  • Mid-August: First full week of preseason games
  • Late August: Final preseason games and roster cuts

NBA and WNBA Action

  • NBA: Off-season activities, including potential training camps starting in late August
  • WNBA: Regular season concludes, with playoffs typically starting in late August

Golf's FedEx Cup Playoffs

While exact dates are not provided, the FedEx Cup playoffs typically occur in August, determining the season's champion.

Other Notable Events

  • Soccer: European leagues' 2024-25 seasons will be in their early stages
  • Cycling: Vuelta a España typically starts in late August

Paralympics Begin

  • August 28: Paralympic Games open in Paris

This August offers a diverse array of sporting events, from the Olympic finale to the start of fall sports seasons. The month provides a transition from summer competitions to the buildup of autumn leagues, ensuring sports fans have plenty to watch and discuss throughout the month.


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