23 - 29 October
We have nearly completed the journey as the finalists for the Rugby World Cup 2023 are now decided. New Zealand and South Africa will face each other in Paris next Saturday for the ultimate crown in rugby union and for one to become the nation with the most world titles since the inaugural tournament in 1987. In India we continue with further matches of the Men's Cricket World Cup to determine who will make the top four by 15 November. We begin Monday on the island of Bohol, Philippines, where the best freedivers gather at Panglao to compete at the 15th AIDA Depth Games 2023 Final. We travel to India for the World Crossbow Shooting Championship in Agra. Dance sport experts gather in Kielce, Poland, for the IDO World Hip Hop and Popping Championships. Freestyle, Greco-Roman, and Women's Wrestling will all be showcased in Albania's Tirana at the Under 23 World Championships. The Show Place Arena near Washington D.C. hosts the next major show jumping event. The Washington International Horse Show features for the entire week. Hookipa Beach Park on the Hawaiian island of Maui hosts the Professional Windsurfers Association 2023 Aloha Classic Grand Final.
The Women's Tennis Association Tour spends the rest of the week in China's Zhuhai for the WTA Elite Trophy that begins on Tuesday. Karate fans can look forward to the WKF Senior World Championships in Budapest. Italy's Terrasini brings together some of the greatest minds at the FIDE World Senior Chess Championships. We remain in Italy where Genoa hosts the 2023 Para Dance Sport World Championships. This year Las Vegas has been selected to host the 15th FAI World Advanced Aerobatic Championships, showcasing the best small airplane pilots in the world.
While the Men's Teams competition has completed in Abu Dhabi, they will be joined by the Women's Teams at the International Golf Federation World Amateur Team Championships starting on Wednesday. Saudi Arabia's newest city Neom hosts the Women's and Men's Beach Soccer Cup until Saturday.
The only major event on Thursday is the penultimate stage of the FIA World Rally Championship in Passau, Germany. Finland's Kalle Rovanperä leads the overall standings on 217 points, 31 clear of Great Britain's Elfyn Evans.
On Friday we move to the Chang International Circuit in Thailand for the next stage of the FIM MotoGP World Championship. Kyrgyzstan's capital city Bishkek brings together bodybuilding and fitness experts at the IFBB World Fitness Challenge Championship & IFBB World Cup. Joining Kielce on Friday for two days is the IDO World Hip Hop Battles & Breaking Championships. The mind sport draughts will bring together the best young minds in Police, Poland, for the World Championship Youth. The sport of futnet will be on display at the Women's World Championship in Fribourg, Switzerland. The sport has similarities with volleyball and association football. Further dance sports feature in Platja d'Aro in Spain at the WDSF Standard World Championship for Seniors. Spain's Alvaro Bautista leads the championship standings by 60 points as the FIM Superbike World Championship heads to the Circuito de Jerez in Spain for the final round of the season. We remain in Montréal for the second stage of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating. From Texas the FIA Formula One World Championship moves across the border to spend the weekend in Mexico City for Round 20.
The World Triathlon Cup 2023 spends Saturday in Miyazaki, Japan. Judo experts gather in Abu Dhabi for the World Championships Kata over two days. The week is busy for dance sport fans as the World Dance Council presents the World Championship in Professional Ballroom in Baku, Azerbaijan. Rock and Roll fans will be in Kraków, Poland, for the World Championships, European Championships, and a World Cup in various categories. The town of Kisvárda in Hungary hosts the third round of the UCI Artistic Cycling World Cup. The first Alpine competition of the new season takes us to Soelden in Austria for the FIS Giant Slalom World Cup. Portugal's Vagos hosts the final dance sport competition in the week presented by the World DanceSport Federation. The World Championship is for Juniors and Seniors in Latin dancing. Saturday's main events completes with the World Obstacle Ninja World Cup Latin America in Hacienda Santa Teresa, Venezuela.
On Sunday we have the second major World Triathlon race. Italy's Taranto hosts the World Triathlon Para Cup. After Waterloo in the States, the second round of the UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup moves across the Atlantic to Maasmechelen in Belgium. Barrel Racing experts and followers spend almost a week at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Georgia. The Open and Senior World Championships completes on November 4. Mexico's popular tourist resort of Cancún brings the best women's tennis stars together at the WTA Tour Finals.
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Until next time, have a great week in sport.