Sporting Calendar



18th Dec-28th: Cricket – Big Bash League
1st-4th: Darts – PDC World Championships
3rd-4th: American Football – NFL Playoffs Wildcard Round
3rd-4th: Football – FA Cup third round
3rd-11th: Darts – BDO World Championships
4th-17th: Rallying – Dakar Rally
9th-31st: Football – AFC Asian Cup
10th-11th: American Football – NFL Playoffs Divisional Round
11th-18th: Snooker – The Masters
12th: American Football – NCAA College National Championship
12th-25th: Bowls – World Championships
15th-25th: Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding – World Championships
15th-1st Feb: Handball – World Championships
17th-8th Feb: Football – African Cup of Nations
18th: American Football – NFL Playoffs Conference Championships
19th-1st Feb: Tennis – Australian Open
21st-25th: Multi Sport – Winter X Games
22nd-25th: Rallying – Monte Carlo Rally
24th-25th: Football – FA Cup fourth round
25th: American Football – NFL Pro Bowl
25th: Ice Hockey – NHL All Star Game
31st: Football – AFC Asian Cup Final
31st-1st Feb: Darts – The Masters
31st-1st Feb: CycloCross – UCI World Championships


1st: American Football – NFL Super Bowl XLIX
2nd-15th: Alpine Skiing – World Championships
5th: Rugby League – Super League season starts
5th: Darts – Premier League Leeds
6th-7th: Rugby Union – Six Nations first matches
8th: Football – African Cup of Nations Final
12th: Darts – Premier League Bournemouth
12th-15th: Rallying – Sweden Rally
12th-15th: Speed Skating – World Single Distance Championships
13th-15th: Basketball – NBA All Star Weekend
14th-15th: Football – FA Cup fifth round
14th-15th: Rugby Union – Six Nations second matches
14th-15th: Luge – World Championships
14th-29th Mar: Cricket – World Cup
18th-22nd: Track Cycling – UCI World Championships
18th-1st Mar: Nordic Skiing – World Championships
19th: Darts – Premier League Liverpool
20th-22nd: Rugby League – World Club Series
22nd: Athletics – Tokyo Marathon
22nd: NASCAR – Daytona 500
23rd-8th Mar: Skeleton and Bobsleigh – World Championships
26th: Darts – Premier League Belfast
28th-1st Mar: Rugby Union – Six Nations third matches
28th-1st Mar: Speed Skating – World Sprint Championships


1st: Football – League Cup Final
3rd-15th: Biathlon – World Championships
5th: Darts – Premier League Exeter
5th: Rugby League – NRL Season starts
5th-8th: Rallying – Mexico Rally
6th-8th: Athletics – European Indoor Championships
6th-8th: Darts – UK Open
7th-8th: Football – FA Cup Quarter Finals
7th-8th: Speed Skating – World All Around Championships
12th: Darts – Premier League Nottingham
13th: Horse Racing – Gold Cup
13th-15th: Speed Skating – World Short Track Championships
14th-15th: Rugby Union – Six Nations fourth matches
14th-22nd: Curling – Women’s World Championships
15th: Formula One – Australian Grand Prix
17th-6th Apr: Basketball – NCAA College National Championships
19th: Darts – Premier League Glasgow
21st: Rugby Union – Six Nations final matches
22nd: Football – Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Final
22nd: Rugby Union – LV Cup Final
23rd-29th: Figure Skating – World Championships
26th: Darts – Premier League Dublin
28th: Athletics – World Cross Country Championships
28th-4th Apr: Ice Hockey – Women’s World Championships
28th-5th Apr: Curling – Men’s World Championships
29th: Cricket – World Cup Final
29th: Formula One – Malaysian Grand Prix
29th: Moto GP – Grand Prix of Qatar


2nd: Darts – Premier League Manchester
5th: Baseball – MLB season starts
6th: Basketball – NCAA College National Championship Game
8th-24th May: Cricket – Indian Premier League
9th: Darts – Premier League Sheffield
9th-12th: Golf – The Masters
11th: Horse Racing – Grand National
11th: Rowing – The Boat Race
11th-18th: Curling – World Mixed Doubles Championships
12th: Cricket – County Championship starts
12th: Formula One – Chinese Grand Prix
12th: Moto GP – Grand Prix of the Americas
16th: Darts – Premier League Aberdeen
18th: Basketball – NBA Playoffs start
18th-19th: Football – FA Cup Semi Finals
18th-4th May: Snooker – World Championship
19th: Formula One – Bahrain Grand Prix
19th: Moto GP – Grand Prix of Argentina
20th: Athletics – Boston Marathon
22nd: Football – CONCACAF Champions League Final first leg
23rd: Darts – Premier League Cardiff
23rd-26th: Rallying – Argentina Rally
26th: Athletics – London Marathon
26th-3rd May: Table Tennis – World Championships
29th: Football – CONCACAF Champions League Final second leg
30th: Darts – Premier League Birmingham
30th-2nd May: American Football – NFL Draft


1st: Rugby Union – European Rugby Challenge Cup Final
1st-17th: Ice Hockey – Men’s World Championship
2nd: Rugby Union – European Rugby Champions Cup Final
2nd: Football – Championship and League Two final day
2nd: Horse Racing – 2,000 Guineas
2nd: Horse Racing – Kentucky Derby
2nd-3rd: Athletics – World Relay Championships
3rd: Football – League One final day
3rd: Horse Racing – 1,000 Guineas
3rd: Moto GP – Grand Prix of Spain
7th: Darts – Premier League Newcastle
9th-31st: Road Cycling – Giro d’Italia
10th: Formula One – Spanish Grand Prix
14th: Darts – Premier League Brighton
15th: Athletics – Diamond League Doha, Qatar
16th: Rugby Union – English Premiership final day
17th: Athletics – Diamond League Shaghai, China
17th: Moto GP – Grand Prix of France
21st: Darts – Premier League Playoffs London
21st-24th: Rallying – Portugal Rally
23rd: Football – League Two Playoff Final
24th: Football – Premier League final day
24th: Football – League One Playoff Final
24th: Formula One – Monaco Grand Prix
24th: Indy Car – Indianapolis 500
24th-7th Jun: Tennis – Roland Garros
25th: Football – Championship Playoff Final
27th: Football – UEFA Europa League Final
30th: Football – FA Cup Final
30th: Rugby Union – English Premiership Final
30th: Rugby Union – Pro12 Final
30th: Athletics – Diamond League Eugene, Oregon, USA
30th-20th Jun: Football – Under 20 World Cup
31st: Moto GP – Grand Prix of Italy


4th: Basketball – NBA Finals start
4th: Athletics – Diamond League Rome, Italy
5th: Horse Racing – The Oaks
5th-8th: Multi Sport – X Games
6th: Football – UEFA Champions League Final
6th: Horse Racing – The Derby
6th-5th Jul: Football – Women’s World Cup
7th: Formula One – Canadian Grand Prix
7th: Athletics – Diamond League Birmingham, Great Britain
8th-10th: Baseball – MLB Draft
11th: Athletics – Diamond League Oslo, Norway
11th-14th: Darts – World Cup
11th-14th: Rallying – Italy Rally
11th-4th Jul: Football – Copa America
12th-28th: Multi Sport – European Games
13th: Rugby Union – Top 14 Final
13th: Athletics – Diamond League New York City, New York, USA
14th: Moto GP – Grand Prix of Catalunya
17th-30th: Football – UEFA Under 21 European Championships
18th-21st: Golf – US Open
21st: Formula One – Austrian Grand Prix
23rd-28th: Water Polo – Men’s World League Super Final
25th: Basketball – NBA Draft
26th-27th: Ice Hockey – NHL Draft
26th-5th Jul: Beach Volleyball – World Championships
27th: Moto GP – Grand Prix of Assen
27th: Mountain Biking – UCI Marathon World Championships
28th- 6th Jul: Modern Pentathlon – World Championships
29th-12th Jul: Tennis – Wimbledon


2nd-5th: Rallying – Poland Rally
4th: Rugby Union – Super Rugby Final
4th: Football – Copa America Final
4th: Athletics – Diamond League Paris, France
4th-18th: Multi Sport – Pacific Games
4th-26th: Road Cycling – Tour de France
5th: Formula One – British Grand Prix
5th: Football – Women’s World Cup Final
7th-26th: Football – CONCACAF Gold Cup
8th-12th: Cricket – The Ashes First Test
9th: Athletics – Diamond League Lausanne, Switzerland
9th-19th: Football – Beach Soccer World Cup
10th-26th: Multi Sport – Pan American Games
12th: Moto GP – Grand Prix of Germany
13th-19th: Fencing – World Championships
14th: MLB All Star Game
16th-19th: Golf – The Open Championship
16th-20th: Cricket – The Ashes Second Test
17th: Athletics – Diamond League Fontvieille, Monaco
17th-18th: Rugby Union – Rugby Championship first matches
18th-26th: Darts – World Matchplay
19th: Formula One – German Grand Prix
21st-25th: BMX – World Championships
24th-25th: Athletics – Diamond League London, Great Britain
24th-9th Aug: Diving and Swimming – World Championships
25th: Rugby Union – Rugby Championship second matches
26th: Football – CONCACAF Gold Cup Final
26th: Formula One – Hungarian Grand Prix
26th-2nd: Archery – World Championships
28th-1st Aug: Horse Racing – Glorious Goodwood
29th: Football – Copa Libertadores Final first leg
29th-2nd Aug: Cricket – The Ashes Third Test
30th: Athletics – Diamond League Stockholm, Sweden
30th-2nd Aug: Rallying – Finland Rally


5th: Football – Copa Libertadores Final second leg
6th-10th: Cricket – The Ashes Fourth Test
7th-14th: Multi Sport – Parapan American Games
7th-16th: Netball – World Championships
8th: Rugby Union – Rugby Championship final matches
8th-9th: Football – Premier League and Football League season starts
9th: Moto GP – Indianapolis Grand Prix
10th-16th: Badminton – World Championships
11th: Football – UEFA Super Cup
13th-16th: Golf – PGA Championship
16th: Moto GP – Grand Prix of Czech Republic
19th-23rd: Canoeing – Sprint World Championships
20th-23rd: Rallying – Germany Rally
20th-24th: Cricket – The Ashes Fifth Test
22nd-30th: Athletics – World Championships
22nd-13th Sep: Road Cycling – Vuelta a Espana
22nd-20th Sep: Volleyball – World Cup
23rd: Formula One – Belgian Grand Prix
25th-30th: Judo – World Championships
29th: Rugby League – Challenge Cup Final
29th: Cricket – T20 Blast Finals day
30th: Moto GP – British Grand Prix
30th-6th Sep: Rowing – World Championships
31st-6th Sep: Mountain Biking – UCI Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships
31st-13th Sep: Tennis – US Open


3rd: Cricket – England v Australia first ODI
3rd: Athletics – Diamond League Zurich, Switzerland
4th-19th: Multi Sport – All Africa Games
5th: Cricket – England v Australia second ODI
6th: Formula One – Italian Grand Prix
7th-12th: Wrestling – World Championships
7th-13th: Rhythmic Gymnastics – World Championships
8th: Cricket – England v Australia third ODI
10th: American Football – NFL season starts
10th-13th: Rallying – Australia Rally
11th: Cricket – England v Australia fourth ODI
11th: Athletics – Diamond League Final Brussels, Belgium
12th: Horse Racing – St Leger
13th: Cricket – England v Australia fifth ODI
13th: Athletics – Great North Run
13th: Moto GP – Grand Prix of San Marino
15th-20th: Triathlon – Grand Finals and World Championships
16th-20th: Canoeing – Slalom World Championships
16th-23rd: Taekwondo – World Championships
18th-20th: Golf – Solheim Cup
18th-31st Oct: Rugby Union – World Cup
19th: Cricket – One Day Cup Final
19th-27th: Road Cycling – UCI World Championships
20th: Formula One – Singapore Grand Prix
25th: Cricket – County Championship final day
27th: Formula One – Japanese Grand Prix
27th: Moto GP – Grand Prix of Aragon
27th: Athletics – Berlin Marathon


1st-4th: Rallying – France Rally
4th: Rugby League – NRL Grand Final
4th: Horse Racing – Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe
4th-10th: Darts – World Grand Prix
5th-18th: Boxing – World Amateur Championships
10th: Rugby League – Super League Grand Final
11th: Formula One – Russian Grand Prix
11th: Moto GP – Grand Prix of Japan
11th: Athletics – Chicago Marathon
18th: Moto GP – Australian Grand Prix
22nd-25th: Rallying – Catalunya Rally
22nd-31st: Athletics – Paralympic World Championships
23rd-1st Nov: Artistic Gymnastics – World Championships
25th: Formula One – United States Grand Prix
25th: Moto GP – Malaysian Grand Prix
26th-1st Nov: Tennis – WTA Championships
30th-31st: Horse Racing – Breeders’ Cup
30th-1st Nov: Darts – European Championship
31st: Rugby Union – World Cup Final


1st: Formula One – Mexican Grand Prix
1st: Athletics – New York City Marathon
3rd: Horse Racing – Melbourne Cup
7th: Football – AFC Champions League Final first leg
7th-15th: Darts – Grand Slam of Darts
8th: Formula One – Grand Prix of Valencia
9th-15th: Tennis – Fed Cup Final
12th-14th: Football – Euro 2016 Playoffs first leg
12th-15th: Rallying – Wales Rally Great Britain
14th-15th: Tennis – Fed Cup Final
15th: Formula One – Brazilian Grand Prix
15th-17th: Football – Euro 2016 Playoffs second leg
15th-22nd: Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals
20th-22nd: Darts – World Series of Darts Finals
20th-22nd: NASCAR – Championship Weekend
20th-29th: Weighlifting – World Championships
21st: Football – AFC Champions League Final second leg
25th-28th: Trampolining – World Championships
27th-29th: Darts – Players Championship Finals
27th-29th: Tennis – Davis Cup Final
29th: Formula One – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
29th: American Football – CFL Grey Cup Final


5th-13th: Hockey – Men’s World League Final
9th-13th: Badminton – World Superseries Finals
12th: Football – Euro 2016 draw
12th-18th: Squash – Men’s World Team Championships

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