Indian Sports Calendar 2024: Major events to look forward to in February
Archery and boxing seasons will begin this season.
After a great January month in the Indian sports calendar, the Indian athletes will look to continue the momentum forward and would like to do well in February as well. The Paris Olympics 2024 is just six months away and the athletes will give their best to qualify for the Olympics. So far 51 Indian athletes have qualified for the Olympics with Vishnu Saravanan becoming the latest entry. Swimming and Table Tennis Team World Championships will take place this year.
Take a look at the full February calendar for Indian Athletes in the Indian sports calendar.
Major events to look forward to in February in Indian Sports Calendar
The Archers will be in action at the Asian Cup and the recurve team would like to do well there. The eyes will be on the compound team to deliver once again.
- February 19-26: Archery Asia Cup
The Indian boxers will get a clear picture of where they stand before the Paris Olympics at the season opener.
- February 2-12: Strandja Boxing Tournament
After the Asian leg, the BWF World Tour will take close to a month’s break and will resume with the German Open towards the end of February. Meanwhile, the continental team events will be taking place. The Indian athletes would like to do well in these two tournaments to earn good ranking points to qualify for the Paris Olympics.
- January 30-4 February: Thailand Masters 2024 (Ongoing)
- February 13-18: Badminton Asian Team Championships
- February 27-3 March: German Open
The Indian men’s cricket team will be continuing their ongoing bilateral series against England. After losing the opening Test, India would want to make a comeback and level the series in Vizag. Meanwhile, the Indian U19 men’s cricket team are also in action in the ICC U19 World Cup.
- January 25-11 March: England tour of India (Ongoing)
- January 19-11 February: ICC U19 World Cup (Ongoing)
The Indian cyclist will look to perform well at the two events happening this month. The eyes will be on David, Esow and Ronaldo to break the National Record.
- February 2-4: UCL Track Nations Cup
- February 21-26: Asian Track Cycling Championships
The Indian fencers would like to do well at the upcoming World Cups in fencing. Bhavani devi, who is in the fray to qualify directly for the Olympics would aim to do well.
- Feb 8-11: Epee World Cup
- Feb 9-10: Tbilisi Sabre World Cup
- Feb 9-12: Tbilisi Epee World Cup
- Feb 9-12: Turin Foil Grand Prix
Three golf tournaments will be taking place this month. Eyes will be on Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar to do well.
- February 8-11: Kenya Open
- February 15-18: Suadi Arabia Ladies Open
- February 22-24: Lalla Meryem Cup
The hockey action will be back as India will start its pro league campaign. Indian women’s hockey team are returning at FIH Pro League after a year’s gap at the and would like to show to the world what they are capable of after missing the Olympic qualification. The men’s team would like to do well as this will give us a clear picture of where our team stands before the Olympics.
- February 3-17: FIH Women’s Pro League
- February 10-25: FIH Men’s Pro League
The Indian shooters would like to do well at the Shooting World Cup to get some confidence before the Paris Olympics.
- February 4-13: Shotgun World Cup
- February 10-18: Rifle/Pistol World Cup
The Indian Swimmers will be in action at the Aquatics World Championships. Some big names are missing at the World Championships. However, India has sent 15-member squad for the competition. The swimmers will look to improve their national records.
- February 2-18: World Aquatics Championships
This will be the most important event of February. The Team World Championships will offer an Olympic Quota place. The top eight teams who haven’t qualified for the Olympics so far will book the quota place in the Paris Olympics. Both men and women’s teams would like to do well at the upcoming championships. The Women paddlers have been performing well at the Contenders and should book the spot for the Olympics.
- February 16-25: World Table Tennis Championships
India will host four challenger tournaments at home in four different cities. The Indian men’s tennis team will also be travelling to Pakistan for the World Group I Davis Cup Tie.
- February 3-4: Davis Cup
- February 5-11: Chennai Open
- February 12-18: Bengaluru Open
- February 19-25: Pune Challenger
- February 28-3 March: Delhi Challenger
The Indian weightlifters will participate at the Asian Championships and would eye to improve their national records. Star weightlifter and Olympic medallist Mirabai Chanu will be absent from the championship.
- February 3-10: Asian Weightlifting Championships