Leagues

Auto racing

  • Arena Racing USA
  • American Le Mans Series
  • Asian Le Mans Series
  • British Touring Car Championship
  • Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (German Touring Car Masters)
  • D1 Grand Prix
  • European Le Mans Series
  • Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA)
  • Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM)
  • Formula One
  • Formula D
  • Fórmula Truck
  • Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup
  • Grand-Am Road Racing
  • International Hot Rod Association (IHRA)
  • INDYCAR
  • NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing)
  • National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)
  • Pirelli World Challenge
  • Stock Car Brasil
  • Super GT
  • TC 2000 Championship
  • Top Race V6
  • Turismo Carretera
  • Supercars Championship (Australia)
  • FIA World Endurance Championship
  • World Rally Championship (WRC)
  • World Touring Car Championship

 

Badminton

England

  • National Badminton League

India

  • Premier Badminton League

 

Bandy

Finland

  • Bandyliiga
  • Suomi-sarja

Russia

  • Russian Bandy Super League
  • Russian Bandy Supreme League

Sweden

  • Elitserien
  • Allsvenskan

 

Baseball

America

United States and Canada

Major League Baseball:

  • AL – American League
  • NL – National League
  • Minor League Baseball:
  • AAA: IL – International League
  • AAA: PCL – Pacific Coast League
  • AA: EL – Eastern League
  • AA: SL – Southern League
  • AA: TL – Texas League
  • A+: CalL – California League
  • A+: CarL – Carolina League
  • A+: FSL – Florida State League
  • A: MwL – Midwest League
  • A: SAL – South Atlantic League
  • SSA: NYPL – New York–Penn League
  • SSA: NwL – Northwest League
  • R+: ApL – Appalachian League
  • R+: PL – Pioneer League
  • R: AzL – Arizona League
  • R: GCL – Gulf Coast League

Independent baseball:

  • American Association of Independent Professional Baseball
  • Atlantic League of Professional Baseball
  • Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball
  • Empire Professional Baseball League
  • Frontier League
  • Pacific Association
  • Pecos League
  • United Shore Professional Baseball League
  • Little League Baseball
  • Junior, Senior & Big League Baseball

 

Colombia

  • Colombian Professional Baseball League

Dominican Republic

  • Dominican Summer League (Official Minor League Affiliate)
  • Dominican Professional Baseball League

Mexico

  • Mexican League
  • Liga Mexicana del Pacífico

Nicaragua

  • Nicaraguan Professional Baseball League

Panama

  • Panamanian Professional Baseball League

Puerto Rico

  • Liga de Béisbol Profesional Roberto Clemente

Venezuela

  • Venezuelan Professional Baseball League

 

China:

  • China Baseball League
  • Republic of China (Taiwan):
  • Chinese Professional Baseball League
  • South Korea:
  • Major: KBO League
  • Minor: KBO Futures League

Japan:

  • Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB)
  • Central League
  • Pacific League
  • Eastern League
  • Western League
  • Baseball Challenge League
  • Shikoku Island League Plus

 

Australia

  • ABL – Australian Baseball League

 

Europe

Austria

  • Austrian Baseball League

France

  • Division Élite

Germany

  • Bundesliga

Italy

  • Major: Italian Baseball League 1D
  • Minor: Italian Baseball League 2D

Netherlands

  • Major: Honkbal Hoofdklasse (relegation to Honkbal Overgangklasse)
  • Minor: Honkbal Overgangsklasse (promotion to Honkbal Hoofdklasse)
  • Minor: Honkbal Rookie League

Sweden

  • Elitserien

Basketball

  • 1. A SKL – known for sponsorship reasons as Liga Telemach (Slovenia)
  • A-1 Liga (Croatia)
  • ACB – Liga ACB (Spain, men’s first level)
  • ABA
  • Liga ABA, also known as Adriatic League (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, and Slovenia)
  • American Basketball Association[1]
  • ABL – ASEAN Basketball League (ASEAN countries)[2]
  • Basketball Championship of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • BBL
  • Baltic Basketball League (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Sweden)
  • Basketball BundesLiga (Germany)
  • British Basketball League (United Kingdom)
  • BLB – Basketball League Belgium
  • BLK – Basket Liga Kobiet (women’s first level in Poland)
  • BLNO (Norway)
  • BSN – Baloncesto Superior Nacional (Puerto Rico)
  • CBA – Chinese Basketball Association
  • DBL – Dutch Basketball League
  • EuroLeague – Pan-European competition for elite clubs[3]
  • EuroCup – known as the ULEB Cup from 2002–2008. Is the second-tier transnational professional basketball competition in Europe.
  • EuroChallenge – is the top Men’s Basketball competition directly run by FIBA Europe. The competition was created in 2003 following the defection of several top European basketball teams
  • from the former European Champions’ Cup which heralded the formation of the Euroleague under the umbrella of Euroleague Basketball.
  • Greek Basket League (Greece, first level)
  • Greek A2 Basket League (Greece, second level)
  • IBL – International Basketball League
  • ISL – Iranian Basketball Super League (Iran)
  • KBL – Korean Basketball League (South Korea)[4]
  • Korisliiga (Finland)
  • KLS – Basketball League of Serbia
  • LBL – Latvijas Basketbola līga
  • LEB – Liga Española de Baloncesto (Spain, men’s second level)
  • Lega Basket Serie A (Italy, first level)
  • LFB – Liga Femenina de Baloncesto (Spain, women’s first level)
  • Israeli Basketball Premier League (Israel)
  • LKL – Lietuvos krepšinio lyga (Lithuania)
  • LNB
  • Liga Nacional de Básquet (Argentina)
  • Ligue Nationale de Basket (France), itself divided into two fully professional leagues, Pro A and Pro B
  • LNBP – Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (Mexico)
  • NBA – National Basketball Association (United States & Canada)[5]
  • NBA D-League – NBA Development League[6]
  • NBB – Novo Basquete Brasil[7]
  • NBL
  • National Basketball League (Australia) (Australia with one team in New Zealand)
  • National Basketball League (New Zealand) (New Zealand only)
  • Indonesian Basketball League (Indonesia)
  • Montenegrin Basketball League (Montenegro)
  • PBA – Philippine Basketball Association (Philippines)[8]
  • PBL
  • Russian Professional Basketball League (men’s first level)
  • Premier Basketball League (United States)
  • PLK – Polska Liga Koszykówki (men’s first level in Poland)
  • Russian Basketball Super League 1 (men’s second level)
  • SBL – Super Basketball League (Taiwan)
  • Serie A2 Basket (Italy, second level)
  • TBL – Thailand Basketball League (Thailand)
  • TBSL – Turkish Basketball Super League
  • TKBL – Türkiye 1. Kadınlar Basketbol Ligi, or Turkish Women’s Basketball League in English
  • TPBL – Texas Pro Basketball League
  • USBL – United States Basketball League[9]
  • VTB United League – Russia, the Baltics, Finland, Poland, and Ukraine.
  • WBA – World Basketball Association
  • WBA/WABA – Women’s American Basketball Association
  • WKBL – Women’s Korean Basketball League (South Korea)[10]
  • WNBA – Women’s National Basketball Association[11]
  • WNBL – Women’s National Basketball League (Australia)[12]
  • Hong Kong Basketball League, All-Hong Kong Youth Basketball League

Boxing

  • Top Rank Boxing
  • Golden Boy Promotions
  • Don King Promotions
  • DiBella Entertainment
  • Sauerland Events
  • World Boxing Association (WBA)
  • World Boxing Council (WBC)
  • International Boxing Federation (IBF)
  • World Boxing Organization (WBO)
  • The Ring magazine (unofficial sanctioning body)

Bowling

  • Professional Bowlers Association

Cricket

South Africa

  • Momentum One Day Cup
  • CSA Provincial Competitions
  • Ram Slam T20 Challenge
  • Sunfoil Series

Zimbabwe

  • Logan Cup
  • Coca-Cola Metbank Pro50 Championship
  • Stanbic Bank 20 Series

Americas

West Indies

  • Caribbean Premier League
  • Professional Cricket League
  • Regional Super50

Asia

Bangladesh

  • Bangladesh Premier League
  • National Cricket League
  • Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League

India

  • Indian Premier League
  • Ranji Trophy
  • Duleep Trophy
  • Deodhar Trophy
  • Irani Cup
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy

Pakistan

  • Pakistan Super League
  • Quaid-e-Azam Trophy
  • Pakistan Cup

Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka Premier League
  • Premier Limited Overs Tournament
  • Premier Trophy

Europe

England

  • County Championship
  • Royal London One-Day Cup
  • NatWest t20 Blast
  • Women’s Cricket Super League

Oceania

Australia

  • Sheffield Shield
  • Ford Ranger One Day Cup
  • Big Bash League
  • Women’s Big Bash League

New Zealand

  • Plunket Shield
  • Super Smash
  • State League

Curling

  • World Curling Tour

Cycling

United States

  • National Bicycle League (BMX)
  • American Bicycle Association (BMX)

International

  • UCI World Tour

 

American football & Canadian football

United States

  • National Football League
  • Fall Experimental Football League
  • Indoor: Arena Football League

Canada

  • Canadian Football League

Japan

  • X-League

Germany

  • German Football League and German Football League 2

Mexico

  • Liga de Fútbol Americano Profesional

Australian Football League

Football: Futsal

Argentina

  • Argentine División de Honor de Futsal

Brazil

  • Liga Futsal

Indonesia

  • Indonesia Pro Futsal League

Iran

  • Iranian Futsal Super League

Italy

  • Serie A1

Kyrgyzstan

  • Kyrgyzstan Futsal League

Japan

  • F.League

South Korea

  • FK-League

Portugal

  • Liga Portuguesa de Futsal

Spain

  • Primera División de Futsal

Russia

  • Russian Futsal Super League

Thailand

  • Futsal Thailand League

Turkey

  • Turkish Futsal League

Uzbekistan

  • Uzbekistan Futsal League

 

Fencing

  • American Fencing League

 

Golf

  • PGA Tour (United States)
  • PGA European Tour
  • Japan Golf Tour
  • Asian Tour (Asia outside Japan)
  • PGA Tour of Australasia (Australia and New Zealand)
  • Sunshine Tour (southern Africa, mainly South Africa)
  • OneAsia Tour (joint venture between the Japan, Australasia, China, and Korean tours)
  • PGA Tour Champions (United States)
  • European Senior Tour
  • Web.com Tour (second-tier US tour, operated by the PGA Tour)
  • Challenge Tour (second-tier European tour)
  • Japan Challenge Tour (second-tier Japanese tour)
  • PGA Tour Canada (feeds to the Web.com Tour)
  • PGA Tour China (feeds to the Web.com Tour)
  • PGA Tour Latinoamérica (feeds to the Web.com Tour)
  • Satellite Tour, a group of four third-level tours recognised by the European Tour:
  • Alps Tour (jointly sanctioned by the golf associations of Austria, France, Italy, Morocco and Switzerland)
  • Pro Golf Tour (based in Germany)
  • Nordic Golf League (operating in the Nordic countries)
  • Nordea Tour (men’s version is a Swedish tour included in the Nordic League competition)
  • PGA EuroPro Tour (based in the UK)
  • Gateway Tour (third-tier US tour)
  • Fuzion Minor League Golf Tour (low cost fourth-tier US tour)
  • Swing Thought Tour (third-tier US tour)

 

 

  • LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association; United States)
  • LPGA of Japan Tour
  • Ladies European Tour
  • LPGA of Korea Tour (South Korea)
  • Ladies Asian Golf Tour
  • ALPG Tour (Australia)
  • Legends Tour (United States)
  • Symetra Tour
  • Ladies European Tour Access Series,
  • Step Up Tour
  • Nordea Tour

 

Ice hockey

Americas

Canada and United States

  • National Hockey League (major)
  • American Hockey League (high minor)
  • ECHL (mid-minor)

United States only

  • Southern Professional Hockey League (low minor)
  • Federal Hockey League (low minor)

Asia

Japan, South Korea, and China

  • Asia League Ice Hockey

Kazakhstan

  • Kazakhstan Hockey Championship

Eurasia

Russia, Belarus, China, Croatia, Finland, Kazakhstan, Latvia, and Slovakia

  • Kontinental Hockey League (major)

Russia only

  • Russian Major League (high minor)
  • Russian Hockey League (low minor)

Turkey

  • Turkish Ice Hockey Super League

Europe

Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, Czech Republic, and Italy

  • Erste Bank Eishockey Liga
  • Austrian National League

Belarus

  • Belarusian Extraleague

Czech Republic

  • Czech Extraliga
  • 1st Czech Republic Hockey League

Denmark

  • Metal Ligaen

France

  • Ligue Magnus

Finland

  • Liiga
  • Mestis

Germany

  • Deutsche Eishockey Liga
  • DEL2
  • Oberliga

Hungary and Romania

  • MOL Liga

Italy

  • Serie A

Latvia

  • Latvian Hockey Higher League

Lithuania

  • Lithuania Hockey League

Netherlands and Belgium

  • Eredivisie

Norway

  • GET-ligaen

Poland

  • Polska Hokej Liga

Slovakia

  • Slovak Extraliga
  • Slovak 1.Liga

Switzerland

  • National League A
  • National League B

Sweden

  • Swedish Hockey League
  • HockeyAllsvenskan
  • Hockeyettan

Ukraine

  • Professional Hockey League

United Kingdom ( England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland)

  • Elite Ice Hockey League
  • English Premier Ice Hockey League

Oceania

Australia

  • Australian Ice Hockey League

 

Inline hockey

  • Ligue Elite (France)
  • National Roller Hockey League (United States)
  • Major League Roller Hockey (United States)
  • Professional Inline Hockey Association (United States)

 

Lacrosse

United States and Canada

  • NLL – National Lacrosse League (United States and Canada) [Major]
  • WLA – Western Lacrosse Association (Canada) [high minor]
  • MSL – Major Series Lacrosse (Canada) [high minor]
  • CLax – Canadian Lacrosse League (Canada) [mid minor]
  • CILL- Continental Indoor Lacrosse League (United States) [low minor]
  • USLL- United States Lacrosse League (United States) [low minor]

Field lacrosse

  • MLL – Major League Lacrosse (United States)[23]
  • ALL – American Lacrosse League (United States)

 

Mixed martial arts

  • United States: Ultimate Fighting Championship (Premier American/International Organization)
  • United States: Bellator MMA (Second Tier American Organization)
  • United States: World Series of Fighting (Minor American Organization)
  • United States: King of the Cage (Minor American Organization)
  • United States: Shark Fights (Minor American Organization)
  • United States: Titan Fighting Championships (Minor American Organization)
  • United States: Tachi Palace Fights (Minor American Organization)
  • United States: Invicta Fighting Championships (Minor American Organization)
  • Japan Japan: DREAM (Premier Japanese Organization)
  • Japan Japan: Shooto (Second Tier Japanese Organization)
  • Japan Japan: Pancrase (Minor Japanese Organization)
  • Japan Japan: DEEP (Minor Japanese Organization)
  • Japan Japan: ZST (Minor Japanese Organization)
  • Japan Japan: RisingOn (Minor Japanese Organization)
  • South Korea South Korea: ROAD Fighting Championship[24] (Premier Korean Organization)
  • South Korea South Korea: TOP Fighting Championship[25] (Second Tier Korean Organization)
  • Brazil Brazil: Jungle Fight (Premier Brazilian Organization)
  • Russia Russia: M-1 Global (Premier Russian-based Organization)
  • Canada Canada: Maximum Fighting Championship (Premier Canadian Organization)
  • England England: BAMMA (Premier English Organization)
  • Netherlands Netherlands: United Glory (Premier Dutch Organization)
  • Poland Poland: Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki (Premier Polish Organization)
  • Finland Finland: Finnfight (Premier Finish Organization)
  • China China: Art of War Fighting Championship (Premier Chinese Organization)
  • Singapore Singapore: ONE Championship (Premier Singaporean Organization)
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong: Legend Fighting Championship (Premier Hong Konger Organization)
  • Philippines Philippines: Universal Reality Combat Championship (Premier Filipino Organization)

Motorcycle racing

  • Grand Prix motorcycle racing (MotoGP)
  • Superbike World Championship (SBK)
  • AMA Superbike Championship

Speedway

Denmark:

  • Danish Speedway League

Poland:

  • Speedway Ekstraliga

Sweden:

  • Elitserien
  • Allsvenskan

United Kingdom:

  • Elite League
  • Premier League
  • National League

 

Rugby

Rugby league

Australia

  • National Rugby League (also includes New Zealand Warriors)
  • Queensland Cup
  • Intrust Super Premiership NSW
  • Ron Massey Cup

France

  • French Rugby League Championship

England

  • Super League (also includes Catalans Dragons in France)
  • Championship (also includes Toulouse Olympique in France)
  • League 1 (also includes North Wales Crusaders, South Wales Scorpions, and Toronto Wolfpack)

Lebanon

  • Lebanon Championship

New Zealand

  • New Zealand Rugby League

Papua New Guinea

  • Papua New Guinea National Rugby League

Russia

  • Russian Championship

United States

  • USA Rugby League (USARL)

 

Rugby union

  • World Rugby Sevens Series

Argentina

  • Super Rugby

Australia

  • Super Rugby
  • National Rugby Championship

England

  • Aviva Premiership
  • Greene King IPA Championship (second level; fully professional from 2009–10)

France

  • National Rugby League (France)
  • Top 14
  • Rugby Pro D2

Italy

  • Guinness Pro12 (since 2010–11)
  • National Championship of Excellence (effectively second tier since 2010–11, but not linked to Pro12)

Ireland

  • Guinness Pro12

Japan

  • Super Rugby

New Zealand

  • Super Rugby
  • Mitre 10 Cup (split into two divisions in 2011, but both remain fully professional)

Russia

  • Rugby Premier League

Scotland

  • Guinness Pro12

South Africa

  • Super Rugby
  • Currie Cup
  • Premier Division
  • First Division

United States

  • PRO Rugby

Wales

  • Guinness Pro12
  • Welsh Premier Division

 

Softball

United States

  • National Pro Fastpitch

United Kingdom

  • National Softball League

 

Table tennis

World

  • International Table Tennis Federation
  • United States USA Table Tennis
  • China China Table Tennis Super League
  • European Union European Table Tennis Union
  • International Table Tennis Federation Africa
  • Latin America Table Tennis Federation

 

Team handball

  • Denmark Danish Handball League
  • Germany Handball-Bundesliga
  • Spain Liga ASOBAL
  • France Championnat de France de handball

 

Tennis

  • Association of Tennis Professionals
  • Women’s Tennis Association
  • World TeamTennis

 

Track and field

  • IAAF Diamond League

 

Ultimate

United States

  • Major League Ultimate
  • American Ultimate Disc League

 

Video gaming/Esports

United States

  • Major League Gaming

Asia

China

  • League of Legends Pro League (top level)

South Korea

  • Ongamenet Starleague
  • Global StarCraft II League
  • League of Legends Champions Korea (top level)

Taiwan/ Hong Kong/ Macau

  • League of Legends Master Series (top level)

Southeast Asia

  • Garena Premier League (second level)

Multiple regions

  • League of Legends Championship Series

Volleyball

  • United States Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) (beach volleyball)
  • China Chinese Volleyball League (CVL) (both men and women)
  • Chinese Taipei Enterprise Volleyball League (TVL) (both men and women)
  • Greece A1 Ethniki Volleyball (men)
  • Iran Iranian Volleyball Super League (men)
  • Italy Lega Pallavolo Serie A (men)
  • Puerto Rico Male Superior Volleyball League (men)
  • Puerto Rico Female Superior Volleyball League (women)
  • Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Volleyball League (both men and women)
  • Japan V.League (both men and women)
  • South Korea V-League (both men and women)
  • Thailand Men’s Volleyball Thailand League (men)
  • France Pro A (men)
  • Russia Russian Volleyball Super League (men)
  • Brazil Brazilian Men’s Volleyball Superliga (men)
  • Poland PlusLiga (men)
  • Poland Orlen Liga (women)
  • Turkey Turkish Volleyball League (both men and women)

 

Water polo

  • Australia Australian National Water Polo League
  • Greece A1 Ethniki Water Polo
  • Italy Serie A1
  • FINA

 

Wrestling

United States

  • World Wrestling Entertainment
  • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling

Japan

  • New Japan Pro-Wrestling
  • All Japan Pro Wrestling
  • Pro Wrestling Noah

Mexico

  • Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre
  • Asistencia Asesoría y Administración