The 2023 Sporting Events in Latin America that You Cannot Miss

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This 2023 brings several sporting events that will be held in Latin America. This is the list for you to schedule and do not miss them.

ATP in Brazil and MLB Mexico

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LatinAmerican Post | Santiago Gómez Hernández

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After a 2022 where a soccer world cup was held in Qatar, many of us were left with the desire to continue consuming sporting events. But it is not necessary to leave the continent to be able to keep an eye on important baseball, soccer, cycling, and tennis competitions, among many others.

South American Sub 20 in Colombia

Next January 19 will start a new South American sub-20. This time, the headquarters will be in Colombia in 2 cities: Cali and Bogotá. On the one hand, group A has Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Peru and Paraguay; while in group B are Chile, Uruguay, Venezuela, Ecuador and Bolivia. The final will be a triple match on February 12 in Bogotá (the stadiums of El Campin and the Metropolitano de Techo).

ATP in Brazil

One of the most important tournaments in professional tennis is lived in the Rio de Janeiro Open is an ATP 500 that will be played from February 18 to 26.

Mexico Open

One of the most relevant tennis tournaments in Latin America returns with the Mexico Open in Acapulco. Between February 27 and March 4, professionals like Rafael Nadal will try to win this tournament.

MLB in Mexico

In April, the best baseball in the world will return to Mexico. The American MLB league will be played on April 20 and 30 in this Latin American country. There will be two games between the San Diego Padres and the San Francisco Giants. The venue will be at the Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium.

Formula 1 in Latin territory

As has become customary, Latin America will host 2 Formula One Grand Prix. The first will be at the Hermanos Rodríguez Autodrome in Mexico City from October 27 to 29. Immediately, the big top will go to Brazil, to the Interlagos Grand Prix (José Carlos Pace) in São Paulo, between November 3 and 5. Will this finally be the year of Sergio "Checo" Pérez?

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CONMEBOL tournaments

From now on, the most important club tournaments on the continent begin to throb. Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana and Recopa Sudamericana will be the most relevant club competitions. Definitely, the favorites will always be the Brazilian teams, but South American football has taught us that nothing is written.

Pan-American Games in Chile

At the end of the year, Chile will host the most valuable multi-sport event in the country's recent history: the 2023 Pan American and Parapan American Games. Between October 20 and November 5; and between November 17 and 26, Santiago de Chile will host the Olympic and Paralympic sports.

More than 8,000 athletes will participate here, in 39 Pan American and 17 Parapan American sports, who will be preparing for the Olympic cycle that will culminate in 2024 in Paris with the Olympics.

In addition to these events, in 2023 we will also have a new Champions League final in Istanbul, Superbowl LVII at State Farm in Arizona; NBA Finals; the League of Nations Final between Spain, Croatia, Italy, and the Netherlands. Additionally, there will also be the U20 Men's Soccer World Cup in Indonesia, and the Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.