If you’re an avid sports enthusiast, time your trip to Singapore so you get to catch top sporting action at these world-class events. 

HSBC Women’s Champions

See the best in women’s golf at this four-day golf tournament, which brings together all the winners from the previous Ladies Professional Golf Association season as well as the top 20 players from the Rolex Women’s World Ranking of that year. The event sees a total of 63 top women golfers taking to the greens at Sentosa Golf Club. 

Enjoy breath-taking golf action on-course as well as an exciting line-up of music and food offerings off-course. Party to sets by local DJs and tuck into delectable bites from restaurants and world class bars.

The HSBC Women’s Champions happens in March. Find out more at the official website.

HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens

HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens

A Southeast Asian exclusive, the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series features 16 of the world’s top rugby nations competing at tournaments held in 10 cities globally. Expect explosive Rugby Sevens action as the teams and athletes square off to fight for top honours. 

Even after the game ends, the fun continues to flow with an array of lifestyle and entertainment offerings both on and off the pitch. In-stadium entertainment programming include acts performing classic rugby anthems and sing-alongs to keep the crowd entertained, as well as a fun zone with plenty of activities for families to enjoy. Party animals can head to Clarke Quay – the event’s official after-party partner – for Music After Sevens where you’ll get to jam to your favourite tunes and party the night away.

The HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens will be held from 15-16 April 2017. Find out more at the official website

UFC Fight Night Singapore

UFC Fight Night Singapore

Leading up to the highly-anticipated UFC Fight Night Singapore on 17 June is a week-long mixed martial arts (MMA) event, taking place from 13-17 June 2017. Witness explosive MMA action at Asia’s first live UFC event of the year, as UFC’s best duke it out in the Octagon right before your very eyes. 

Participants and spectators can also look forward to other fringe activities, such as open work-out sessions where you get to watch your favourite UFC heroes at work, and fan village experiences which include autograph sessions with UFC stars, interactive games, and more.  

UFC Singapore Fight Week will be held from 13-17 June 2017. Find out more at the official website.

Grand Prix Season Singapore

Don’t miss the most adrenaline-pumping sporting event of the year, the FORMULA 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, and the 10-day Grand Prix Season Singapore surrounding it. Whether you’re Team Ferrari, Red Bull or Mercedes, you’re in for some edge-of-your-seat action as the best racing teams take to the street circuit in the heart of Singapore’s downtown. 

Then, get your engines revving off-circuit at the many premium entertainment and lifestyle events on offer all over the island. Jam to tunes by top-notch music acts (both local and international)—previous years have seen acts such as Maroon 5, Queen, Kylie Minogue and John Legend take to the FORMULA 1 stage. Or let your hair down and put on your dancing shoes when you head to exclusive after-parties, such as Amber Lounge or Podium Lounge. 

Grand Prix Season Singapore takes place from 8-17 September 2017. Find out more here, and about the race at the official website.

BNP Paribas WTA Finals presented by SC Global

BNP Paribas WTA Finals presented by SC Global

Featuring the world’s top eight women’s Singles players and Doubles teams, the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore is the season-ending tournament of the Women’s Tennis Association’s (WTA) calendar and is the most prestigious event of the women’s professional tennis tour.

The WTA Finals also promises an event experience that goes beyond the tennis action, with lifestyle and entertainment offerings off-court, such as Family Day where both parents and kids get to take part in interactive games and activities, and the popular fan zone, where you can come face to face with your favourite tennis heroes and walk away with a picture, autograph -- or both!

The BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore will be held from 22-29 October 2017. Find out more at the official website.

Get in on the action

Itching to get some sporting action yourself? Whether you’ve a competitive streak or just want to take things easy while keeping active, Singapore’s got you covered. For competitive events, check out the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (first Sunday in December), OSIM Sundown Marathon (March) and OCBC Cycle (October). For participatory events, there are loads to pick from, from themed or character runs great for families and young children, to thrilling night runs, there’s a sporting event for everyone. Check out this guide to endurance sports for the full listing of the major endurance sports happening in Singapore this year.

If you’re looking to chase that adrenaline rush, include one (or more!) of the many thrilling activities in Singapore such as the G-MAX Reverse Bungy, MegaZip, iFly and more. Check out this guide to adrenaline-pumping activities in the city.