Competitions

New competition type
Competition Sport Years Editions

Continental Championships

African Athletics Championships Athletics 1979—2018 21
African Swimming Championships Swimming 1974—2021 14
Asian Aquatics Championships Multiple sports 1980—2016 10
Asian Athletics Championships Athletics 1973—2019 23
Asian Athletics Indoor Championships Athletics 2004—2018 8
Australasian Athletics Championships Athletics 1890—1927 17
European Aquatics Championships Multiple sports 1926—2020 35
European Athletics Championships Athletics 1934—2022 26
European Athletics Indoor Championships Athletics 1966—2021 40
European Athletics U18 Championships Athletics 2016—2018 2
European Athletics U20 Championships Athletics 1964—2021 29
European Athletics U23 Championships Athletics 1992—2021 15
European Junior Artistic Swimming Championships Artistic Swimming 1980—2021 28
European Junior Diving Championships Diving 1967—2021 47
European Junior Swimming Championships Swimming 1967—2021 46
European Luge Championships Luge 1914—2021 53
European Open Water Swimming Championships Open Water Swimming 1989—2016 7
European Short Course Swimming Championships Swimming 1991—2021 25
European Short Track Speed Skating Championships Short Track Speed Skating 1997—2020 24
European Synchronised Swimming Championships Artistic Swimming 1974 1
European Water Polo Championships Water Polo 1999—2020 11
ISSL/WISO European Championships Speed Skating 1973—1974 2
NACAC Championships in Athletics Athletics 2007—2018 3
Oceania Athletics Championships Athletics 1990—2019 19
Oceania Swimming Championships Swimming 1993—2018 12
Pan Pacific Swimming Championships Swimming 1985—2018 13
South American Aquatics Championships Multiple sports 1929—2021 47
South American Athletics Championships Athletics 1918—2021 60

Continental Cups

Swim Europe Cup Swimming 1969—1990 23

Multi-Sport Games

ALBA Games Multiple sports 2005—2011 4
African Beach Games Multiple sports 2019 1
African Games Multiple sports 1965—2019 12
African Youth Games Multiple sports 2010—2018 3
Afro-Asian Games Multiple sports 2003 1
Asian Beach Games Multiple sports 2008—2016 5
Asian Games Multiple sports 1951—2018 18
Asian Indoor Games Multiple sports 2005—2017 5
Asian Winter Games Multiple sports 1986—2003 5
Asian Youth Games Multiple sports 2009—2013 2
Baltic Sea Games Multiple sports 1993—1997 2
Bolivarian Games Multiple sports 1938—2017 18
Central American Games Multiple sports 1973—2017 11
Central American and Caribbean Games Multiple sports 1926—2018 23
Commonwealth Games Multiple sports 1911—2018 22
Commonwealth Youth Games Multiple sports 2000—2021 7
East Asian Games Multiple sports 1993—2013 6
European Games Multiple sports 2015—2019 2
European Youth Summer Olympic Festival Multiple sports 1991—2019 15
Far Eastern Games Multiple sports 1913—1934 10
Friendship Games Multiple sports 1984 1
GANEFO Multiple sports 1963—1966 2
Games of the Small States of Europe Multiple sports 1985—2019 18
Goodwill Games Multiple sports 1986—2001 5
Indian Ocean Island Games Multiple sports 1979—2019 10
Inter Allied Games Multiple sports 1919 1
International Universities Championships Multiple sports 1923—1962 25
Islamic Solidarity Games Multiple sports 1980—2017 4
Jeux de la Francophonie Multiple sports 1989—2017 8
Jogos da Lusofonia Multiple sports 2006—2014 3
Mediterranean Beach Games Multiple sports 2015—2019 2
Mediterranean Games Multiple sports 1951—2018 18
Military World Games Multiple sports 1995—2019 7
Pacific Games Multiple sports 1963—2019 16
Pacific Mini Games Multiple sports 1981—2017 10
Pan American Games Multiple sports 0
Pan Arab Games Multiple sports 1953—2011 12
South American Beach Games Multiple sports 2009—2019 4
South American Games Multiple sports 1978—2018 11
South American Youth Games Multiple sports 2013—2017 2
South Asian Games Multiple sports 1984—2019 13
South-East Asian Games (SEA Games) Multiple sports 1959—2019 30
Summer Universiade Multiple sports 1959—2019 30
West Asian Games Multiple sports 1997—2005 3
Winter World University Games Multiple sports 1968—2005 6
World Beach Games Multiple sports 2019 1
World Games Multiple sports 0

National Championship

USA Swimming National Championships (Outdoor/LCM) Swimming 1877—2020 139

Other International Competitions

Liberty Bell Classic Athletics 1980 1
Olympics of Grace Athletics 1931 1
Pacific Conference Games Athletics 1969—1985 5
Pan American Combined Events Cup Athletics 2005—2018 13
Women's World Games Athletics 1922—1934 4

Regional Championships

Arab Athletics Championships Athletics 1977—2019 22
Balkan Athletics Indoor Championships Athletics 1991—2021 27
Balkan Games (Balkan Athletics Championships) Athletics 1929—2021 124
British West Indies Championships Athletics 1957—1965 6
Central American and Caribbean Championships in Athletics Athletics 1967—2013 24
Ibero-American Championships in Athletics Athletics 1960—2018 20
Ibero-American Half Marathon Championships Athletics 2001—2005 3
Ibero-American Marathon Championships Athletics 1986—2011 5
Mediterranean Athletics Championships Athletics 1947—1949 3
Melanesian Championships in Athletics Athletics 2001—2018 7
Micronesian Championships in Athletics Athletics 2003—2018 6
Nordic 10000 m Challenge Athletics 1997—2018 22
Nordic Athletics Championships Athletics 1961—1965 3
Nordic Combined Events Championships Athletics 1949—1976 11
Nordic Cross Country Championships Athletics 1997—2018 22
Nordic Indoor Athletics Championships Athletics 1986—1987 2
Nordic Indoor Race Walking Championships Athletics 1974—1978 3
Nordic Marathon Championships Athletics 1949—1979 13
Nordic Race Walking Championships Athletics 1957—2017 43
Polynesian Championships in Athletics Athletics 2000—2016 5
Southeast Asian Swimming Championships Swimming 2012—2014 2

Unofficial World Championships

Critérium international de cross cyclo-pédestre Cycling 1924—1949 20
OSK World Championships Speed Skating 1933—1946 5

World Championships

Cyclo-Cross World Championships Cycling 1950—2020 71
Formula One World Championships Auto Sports 2020 1
ISSL World Championships Speed Skating 1973 1
ISU World Sprint Championships Speed Skating 1970—2007 38
Ironman Hawaii Triathlon 1978—2019 43
Military World Athletics Championships Athletics 2002—2009 3
Mountain Bike World Championships Cycling 0
PDC World Darts Championship Darts 1994—2021 28
World Aquatics Championships Multiple sports 1973—2019 18
World Athletics Cross Country Championships Athletics 1973—2019 43
World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Athletics 1992—2020 24
World Athletics Indoor Championships Athletics 1985—2018 18
World Athletics Race Walking Team Championships Athletics 1961—2018 28
World Athletics Relays Athletics 2014—2021 5
World Athletics U18 Championships Athletics 1999—2017 10
World Athletics U20 Championships Athletics 1986—2021 18
World Cliff Diving Championships Diving 1997—2008 8
World Equestrian Games Equestrianism 1990—2022 9
World Junior Artistic Swimming Championships Artistic Swimming 1989—2018 16
World Junior Diving Championships Diving 1985—2018 18
World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships Open Water Swimming 2012—2018 4
World Junior Swimming Championships Swimming 2006—2019 7
World Korfball Championships Korfball 1978—2019 11
World Luge Championships Luge 2019—2020 2
World Military Swimming Championships Swimming 2009—2017 4
World Open Water Swimming Championships Open Water Swimming 2000—2010 6
World Road Cycling Championships Cycling 2020 1
World Snooker Championships Snooker 2020 1
World Swimming Championships (25 m) Swimming 1993—2018 14
World Track Cycling Championships Cycling 1893—1894 2
World Triathlon Series Triathlon 2009—2020 12
World Women's Road Race Championships Athletics 1983—1991 9

World Cups

10 km World Cup Open Water Swimming 2007—2017 94
Champions Swim Series Swimming 2019—2020 5
Diving World Cup Diving 1979—2021 22
International Swimming League (ISL) Swimming 2019—2021 31
Marathon Swimming World Cup Open Water Swimming 1988—2006 93
Marathon Swimming World Series Open Water Swimming 2018—2021 20
Open Water Swimming Grand Prix Open Water Swimming 2007—2017 79
Swim World Cup Swimming 1979—2021 251
Ultra Marathon Swimming World Series Open Water Swimming 2018—2021 11
World Marathon Cup Athletics 1985—2011 14
Competition Category Years Editions

Artistic Swimming

European Junior Artistic Swimming Championships Continental Championships 1980—2021 28
European Synchronised Swimming Championships Continental Championships 1974 1
World Junior Artistic Swimming Championships World Championships 1989—2018 16

Athletics

African Athletics Championships Continental Championships 1979—2018 21
Arab Athletics Championships Regional Championships 1977—2019 22
Asian Athletics Championships Continental Championships 1973—2019 23
Asian Athletics Indoor Championships Continental Championships 2004—2018 8
Australasian Athletics Championships Continental Championships 1890—1927 17
Balkan Athletics Indoor Championships Regional Championships 1991—2021 27
Balkan Games (Balkan Athletics Championships) Regional Championships 1929—2021 124
British West Indies Championships Regional Championships 1957—1965 6
Central American and Caribbean Championships in Athletics Regional Championships 1967—2013 24
European Athletics Championships Continental Championships 1934—2022 26
European Athletics Indoor Championships Continental Championships 1966—2021 40
European Athletics U18 Championships Continental Championships 2016—2018 2
European Athletics U20 Championships Continental Championships 1964—2021 29
European Athletics U23 Championships Continental Championships 1992—2021 15
Ibero-American Championships in Athletics Regional Championships 1960—2018 20
Ibero-American Half Marathon Championships Regional Championships 2001—2005 3
Ibero-American Marathon Championships Regional Championships 1986—2011 5
Liberty Bell Classic Other International Competitions 1980 1
Mediterranean Athletics Championships Regional Championships 1947—1949 3
Melanesian Championships in Athletics Regional Championships 2001—2018 7
Micronesian Championships in Athletics Regional Championships 2003—2018 6
Military World Athletics Championships World Championships 2002—2009 3
NACAC Championships in Athletics Continental Championships 2007—2018 3
Nordic 10000 m Challenge Regional Championships 1997—2018 22
Nordic Athletics Championships Regional Championships 1961—1965 3
Nordic Combined Events Championships Regional Championships 1949—1976 11
Nordic Cross Country Championships Regional Championships 1997—2018 22
Nordic Indoor Athletics Championships Regional Championships 1986—1987 2
Nordic Indoor Race Walking Championships Regional Championships 1974—1978 3
Nordic Marathon Championships Regional Championships 1949—1979 13
Nordic Race Walking Championships Regional Championships 1957—2017 43
Oceania Athletics Championships Continental Championships 1990—2019 19
Olympics of Grace Other International Competitions 1931 1
Pacific Conference Games Other International Competitions 1969—1985 5
Pan American Combined Events Cup Other International Competitions 2005—2018 13
Polynesian Championships in Athletics Regional Championships 2000—2016 5
South American Athletics Championships Continental Championships 1918—2021 60
Women's World Games Other International Competitions 1922—1934 4
World Athletics Cross Country Championships World Championships 1973—2019 43
World Athletics Half Marathon Championships World Championships 1992—2020 24
World Athletics Indoor Championships World Championships 1985—2018 18
World Athletics Race Walking Team Championships World Championships 1961—2018 28
World Athletics Relays World Championships 2014—2021 5
World Athletics U18 Championships World Championships 1999—2017 10
World Athletics U20 Championships World Championships 1986—2021 18
World Marathon Cup World Cups 1985—2011 14
World Women's Road Race Championships World Championships 1983—1991 9

Auto Sports

Formula One World Championships World Championships 2020 1

Cycling

Critérium international de cross cyclo-pédestre Unofficial World Championships 1924—1949 20
Cyclo-Cross World Championships World Championships 1950—2020 71
Mountain Bike World Championships World Championships 0
World Road Cycling Championships World Championships 2020 1
World Track Cycling Championships World Championships 1893—1894 2

Darts

PDC World Darts Championship World Championships 1994—2021 28

Diving

Diving World Cup World Cups 1979—2021 22
European Junior Diving Championships Continental Championships 1967—2021 47
World Cliff Diving Championships World Championships 1997—2008 8
World Junior Diving Championships World Championships 1985—2018 18

Equestrianism

World Equestrian Games World Championships 1990—2022 9

Korfball

World Korfball Championships World Championships 1978—2019 11

Luge

European Luge Championships Continental Championships 1914—2021 53
World Luge Championships World Championships 2019—2020 2

Multiple sports

ALBA Games Multi-Sport Games 2005—2011 4
African Beach Games Multi-Sport Games 2019 1
African Games Multi-Sport Games 1965—2019 12
African Youth Games Multi-Sport Games 2010—2018 3
Afro-Asian Games Multi-Sport Games 2003 1
Asian Aquatics Championships Continental Championships 1980—2016 10
Asian Beach Games Multi-Sport Games 2008—2016 5
Asian Games Multi-Sport Games 1951—2018 18
Asian Indoor Games Multi-Sport Games 2005—2017 5
Asian Winter Games Multi-Sport Games 1986—2003 5
Asian Youth Games Multi-Sport Games 2009—2013 2
Baltic Sea Games Multi-Sport Games 1993—1997 2
Bolivarian Games Multi-Sport Games 1938—2017 18
Central American Games Multi-Sport Games 1973—2017 11
Central American and Caribbean Games Multi-Sport Games 1926—2018 23
Commonwealth Games Multi-Sport Games 1911—2018 22
Commonwealth Youth Games Multi-Sport Games 2000—2021 7
East Asian Games Multi-Sport Games 1993—2013 6
European Aquatics Championships Continental Championships 1926—2020 35
European Games Multi-Sport Games 2015—2019 2
European Youth Summer Olympic Festival Multi-Sport Games 1991—2019 15
Far Eastern Games Multi-Sport Games 1913—1934 10
Friendship Games Multi-Sport Games 1984 1
GANEFO Multi-Sport Games 1963—1966 2
Games of the Small States of Europe Multi-Sport Games 1985—2019 18
Goodwill Games Multi-Sport Games 1986—2001 5
Indian Ocean Island Games Multi-Sport Games 1979—2019 10
Inter Allied Games Multi-Sport Games 1919 1
International Universities Championships Multi-Sport Games 1923—1962 25
Islamic Solidarity Games Multi-Sport Games 1980—2017 4
Jeux de la Francophonie Multi-Sport Games 1989—2017 8
Jogos da Lusofonia Multi-Sport Games 2006—2014 3
Mediterranean Beach Games Multi-Sport Games 2015—2019 2
Mediterranean Games Multi-Sport Games 1951—2018 18
Military World Games Multi-Sport Games 1995—2019 7
Pacific Games Multi-Sport Games 1963—2019 16
Pacific Mini Games Multi-Sport Games 1981—2017 10
Pan American Games Multi-Sport Games 0
Pan Arab Games Multi-Sport Games 1953—2011 12
South American Aquatics Championships Continental Championships 1929—2021 47
South American Beach Games Multi-Sport Games 2009—2019 4
South American Games Multi-Sport Games 1978—2018 11
South American Youth Games Multi-Sport Games 2013—2017 2
South Asian Games Multi-Sport Games 1984—2019 13
South-East Asian Games (SEA Games) Multi-Sport Games 1959—2019 30
Summer Universiade Multi-Sport Games 1959—2019 30
West Asian Games Multi-Sport Games 1997—2005 3
Winter World University Games Multi-Sport Games 1968—2005 6
World Aquatics Championships World Championships 1973—2019 18
World Beach Games Multi-Sport Games 2019 1
World Games Multi-Sport Games 0

Open Water Swimming

10 km World Cup World Cups 2007—2017 94
European Open Water Swimming Championships Continental Championships 1989—2016 7
Marathon Swimming World Cup World Cups 1988—2006 93
Marathon Swimming World Series World Cups 2018—2021 20
Open Water Swimming Grand Prix World Cups 2007—2017 79
Ultra Marathon Swimming World Series World Cups 2018—2021 11
World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships World Championships 2012—2018 4
World Open Water Swimming Championships World Championships 2000—2010 6

Short Track Speed Skating

European Short Track Speed Skating Championships Continental Championships 1997—2020 24

Snooker

World Snooker Championships World Championships 2020 1

Speed Skating

ISSL World Championships World Championships 1973 1
ISSL/WISO European Championships Continental Championships 1973—1974 2
ISU World Sprint Championships World Championships 1970—2007 38
OSK World Championships Unofficial World Championships 1933—1946 5

Swimming

African Swimming Championships Continental Championships 1974—2021 14
Champions Swim Series World Cups 2019—2020 5
European Junior Swimming Championships Continental Championships 1967—2021 46
European Short Course Swimming Championships Continental Championships 1991—2021 25
International Swimming League (ISL) World Cups 2019—2021 31
Oceania Swimming Championships Continental Championships 1993—2018 12
Pan Pacific Swimming Championships Continental Championships 1985—2018 13
Southeast Asian Swimming Championships Regional Championships 2012—2014 2
Swim Europe Cup Continental Cups 1969—1990 23
Swim World Cup World Cups 1979—2021 251
USA Swimming National Championships (Outdoor/LCM) National Championship 1877—2020 139
World Junior Swimming Championships World Championships 2006—2019 7
World Military Swimming Championships World Championships 2009—2017 4
World Swimming Championships (25 m) World Championships 1993—2018 14

Triathlon

Ironman Hawaii World Championships 1978—2019 43
World Triathlon Series World Championships 2009—2020 12

Water Polo

European Water Polo Championships Continental Championships 1999—2020 11