Global Sports Events in December 2023
- 14 November 2023
As the year 2023 nears its end, HIS Sports is thrilled to present an action-packed December filled with global sports events that promise to ignite your passion for competition and athleticism. December sports lineup is nothing short of spectacular. Join us as we traverse the globe to bring you the latest updates and insights on these exciting events. Whether you're a fan of the classics or crave the thrill of the new, this December has something for everyone.
2023 Mosconi Cup (9 December, London, England)
Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the 2023 Mosconi Cup promises to be a standout event. Taking place from December 6th to 9th at London's Alexandra Palace, this annual nine-ball pool tournament showcases intense competition and a charged atmosphere. Team Europe, the defending champion, is poised to maintain their reign after winning the 2022 Mosconi Cup with a score of 11-7. Meanwhile, Team USA is gearing up to reclaim the crown for the first time since 2019. The captains for the 2023 Mosconi Cup are Ralph Eckert (Europe) and Jeremy Jones (USA), with full team rosters eagerly anticipated in the coming weeks.
A Night at The Darts – Scarborough (8 December, Scarborough, England)
On December 8th, the Scarborough Spa Grand Hall in Scarborough, England, will host 'A Night at The Darts – Scarborough.' This professional darts tournament will feature some of the world's top darts players and is expected to be a sell-out crowd. Fans can choose from three ticket tiers for unique experiences, including Platinum with exclusive player receptions and VIP meet and greets with reserved table seating.
FIFA Club World Cup (12-18 December, Morocco)
The 2023 FIFA Club World Cup is the most prestigious international association football club competition globally. Held from December 12th to December 18th in Morocco, it features champions from the six continental confederation championships and the host nation's domestic league champion. This year's tournament includes powerhouse teams such as Flamengo (CONMEBOL), Real Madrid (UEFA), Wydad AC (CAF), Seattle Sounders FC (CONCACAF), Auckland City FC (OFC), Al Hilal (AFC), and Raja CA (Host nation).
Tranquilidade Half Marathon of Discoveries (3 December, Lisbon, Portugal)
The Tranquilidade Half Marathon of Discoveries offers a picturesque route through Lisbon, departing from Praça do Império (Belém) and arriving at Praça do Museu da Marinha (Belém). Runners will experience Lisbon's historical monuments alongside a flat course that winds through the city's most iconic streets. For history enthusiasts and running aficionados, this event is a must. Don't miss the opportunity to tread the same ground as the great explorers and discover the best streets and most beautiful monuments of Lisbon.
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup (7-9 December, China)
This annual freestyle skiing competition arranged by the International Ski Federation since 1980 covers six disciplines, including moguls, aerials, ski cross, halfpipe, slopestyle, and big air. The world cup races are hosted at top ski resorts across the globe, showcasing the skills and daring of the world's best freestyle skiers.
Formula 1 Powerboat World Championship (10 December, Sharjah, UAE)
The Formula 1 Powerboat World Championship, organized by the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) and promoted by H2O Racing, is the pinnacle of inshore powerboat racing. With each race lasting approximately 45 minutes, this event brings the excitement of Formula One car racing to the water. Timing equipment records competitors' performances to determine the final classification and allocation of championship points.
World Women's Handball Championship (30 Nov - 17 Dec, Denmark, Norway, Sweden)
The 26th IHF Women's World Championship is set to be jointly hosted by Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. It will feature 32 teams from around the world and promises to be a spectacular event for handball enthusiasts.
ATP Finals (12-19 December, Italy)
The 2023 ATP Finals is the season-ending event for the highest-ranked singles players and doubles teams on the 2023 ATP Tour. Taking place at the Pala Alpitour in Turin, Italy, this tournament is a showcase of the world's top tennis talent.
World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (26 Dec - 5 Jan, Gothenburg, Sweden)
The World Junior Ice Hockey Championships will feature 10 teams divided into two groups of five. The top two teams from each group will advance to the quarterfinals, followed by the semifinals and the final. The winning team will be crowned the World Junior Champion. This event has a history of showcasing the best young ice hockey players in the world, many of whom have gone on to become NHL stars, including the likes of Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews, and Cale Makar.
As the year draws to a close, these events promise to make December 2023 a memorable month for sports enthusiasts worldwide. Stay tuned with HIS Sports for extensive coverage and exclusive insights into these sensational sporting spectacles. Whether you're a fan of the classics or eager to explore something new, HIS Sports has you covered for a month of thrilling sports events.