• series of athletic competitions or games culminating in a championship match
• a tournament is a sports competition in which the winners of each match play further matches, until just one person or team is left.
• series of basketball games leading to a final match (and championship, etc.)
league cup tournament
• series of games played by members of a league
• series of soccer games wherein the winning team moves up each time to an additional game
• tennis competition, series of tennis games where the winner goes up each time to an additional game
• annual tennis competition which takes place in wimbledon england