Save the date: 2010 Sports Calendar Preview

Editorial Staff
January 21, 2010

The Florence area plays host to many national and international sports events in 2010.

Not all the details are yet available, so keep an eye on The Florentine for specific dates, times and locations: 


Volleyball January 30-31

The final four round of volleyball's Italian Cup, Palaterme stadium, Montecatini Terme


Gymnastics February (TBD)

Italian Gymnastic Championships (Campionati Italiani di Ginnastica), 
Nelson Mandela Forum, Florence


Wrestling February 27

Freestyle wrestling championship (Campionati Assoluti di Lotta Stile Libero), Pisa (TBD)


Baseball April (TBD)

Serie A national championships, Florence, Cerreti Baseball Stadium


Boating April 23-25

Trophy of the Naval Academy (Torfeo Accademico Navale), Port area, Livorno


Cycling May 2

Giro di Toscana cycling race, various locations in Tuscany


Cycling May 29

The legendary Firenze-Faenza cycling race, now in its 38th year, various locations in the provinces of Florence and Faenza


Exhibition basketball May (TBA)

Harlem Globetrotters perform in Florence (TBA)


Motorcycling June 3-5

The Italian Grand Prix, Mugello area


Shooting June 3-5

Skeet Champions Cup, Montecatini Terme (TBD)


Volleyball June 18-20

World League of volleyball, Montecatini Terme (TBD)


Track and field June 28-July 2

National competition (Assoluti di Atletica Leggera), Grosseto (TBD)


Frisbee July (TBD)

Under-23 World Championships (Campionati Mondiali Under 23 di Frisbee), Ippodromo del Visarno, Le cascine, Ridolfi stadium , Florence


Volleyball September (TBD)

Volleyball World Championships, six games to be played in Florence


Running November 28

Florence Marathon, City centre, Florence


Golf December 18-20

Ponte Vecchio Challenge Approach tournament, Ponte Vecchio, Florence

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