Doncaster is renowned for successfully hosting several major sporting events. The Get Doncaster Moving team have played an important role in both securing and delivering these events for Doncaster residents, bringing numerous benefits to the borough.
In recent years Doncaster has:
- Hosted the UCI Road World Championships, 2019
- Hosted part of the Tour de Yorkshire events in 2016, 2018 and 2019
- In 2022, Doncaster hosted three fixtures of the Rugby League World Cup.
You might also like to look at Visit Doncaster's event listings for other major sports events and outdoor activities happening within the borough.
Sharing our learning from hosting major events
Leeds Beckett University have led a research series, based on the major events that have been hosted in Doncaster, since 2018.
Exploring The Strategic Application Of Gameplan For The Men's Rugby League World Cup 2021 in Doncaster
Exploring the social impact of the RLWC2021 Schools Legacy programme and developing insight into optimising the effectiveness of the Legacy Officer role for future events.