Sport 2016

June

European Championship trophy
England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are all playing at Euro 2016

10 (until 10 July): Football – Euro 2016, France

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18-26: Hockey – Women’s Champions Trophy, London

21, 24, 26, 29 and 2 July: Cricket – England v Sri Lanka one-day internationals

24-26: Athletics, British Athletics Championships & Olympic Trials, Birmingham

25: Rugby Union – Australia v England, New Zealand v Wales, South Africa v Ireland, Japan v Scotland

25: Boxing- Anthony Joshua v Dominic Breazeale (IBF world heavyweight title fight), London

27-10 July: Tennis – Wimbledon

July

Zach Johnson
Will Zach Johnson successfully defend the Open golf title in July?

1-3: Formula 1 – Austrian Grand Prix, Spielberg

2-24: Cycling – Tour de France

5: England v Sri Lanka Twenty20, Southampton

9: Boxing – Tyson Fury v Wladimir Klitschko (WBA Super and WBO heavyweight titles), Manchester

6-10: Athletics – European Athletics Championships, Amsterdam

8-10: Formula 1 – British Grand Prix, Silverstone

10: Football – Euro 2016 final, Paris

14-17: Golf – Open Championship, Troon

14-18: Cricket – England v Pakistan, first Test, Lord’s

15-17: Tennis – Davis Cup quarter-finals including Serbia v Great Britain

22-24: Formula 1 – Hungarian Grand Prix, Budapest

22-24: Athletics – London Anniversary Games, Olympic Stadium

22-24: Sailing – America’s Cup World Series, Portsmouth

22-26: Cricket, England v Pakistan, second Test, Old Trafford

23: Horse racing – King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Ascot

26-30: Horse racing – Glorious Goodwood

28-31: Golf – US PGA Championship, New Jersey

28-31: Golf – Women’s British Open, Woburn

29-31: Formula 1, German Grand Prix, Hockenheim

August

Jessica Ennis-Hill

3-7: Cricket – England v Pakistan, third Test, Edgbaston

5-21: Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

(Key dates: 6-13 swimming and rowing, 6-16 track and road cycling, 11-20 golf, 12-21 athletics)

11-15: Cricket – England Pakistan, fourth Test, The Oval

13: Football – Premier League season starts

20: Cricket – T20 Blast Finals Day, Edgbaston

20-11 Sept: Cycling – Vuelta a Espana

21-28: Rowing – World Rowing Championships (non-Olympic events), Rotterdam

24, 27, 30 and 1 & 4 Sept: Cricket – England v Pakistan ODIs

26-28: Formula 1 – Belgian Grand Prix, Spa-Francorchamps

27: Rugby League – Challenge Cup final, Wembley

29-11 Sep: Tennis – US Open, New York

September

British Paralympians Dame Sarah Storey, Lee Pearson, David Weir and Ellie Simmonds
Britain’s Paralympic stars shone brightly at London 2012 and will be chasing more glory in Rio

2: Rugby Union – Premiership and Pro12 seasons start

2-4: Formula 1 – Italian Grand Prix, Monza

4-5: Football – World Cup Qualifying begins

4-11: Cycling – Tour of Britain

4: MotoGP – British Grand Prix, Silverstone

7-18: Paralympic Games – Rio de Janeiro

7: Cricket – England v Pakistan Twenty20, Old Trafford

9: Athletics – Final Diamond League meeting of the season, Brussels

11: Athletics – Great North Run, Gateshead

13-14: Football – Champions League group stage starts

16-18: Tennis – Davis Cup semi-finals

16-18: Formula 1 – Singapore Grand Prix, Marina Bay

17: Cricket – One-Day Cup final, Lord’s

20: Cricket – County Championship final round

24-25: Darts – The Champions League of Darts, Cardiff

30-2 Oct: Formula 1 – Malaysian Grand Prix, Kuala Lumpar

30-2 Oct: Golf – Ryder Cup, Minnesota, US

October

2: Horse racing – Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

6-8: Football – World Cup qualifying

8: Rugby League – Super League Grand Final, Old Trafford

7-9: Formula 1 – Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka

9-16: Cycling – Road World Cycling Championships, Doha

15: Horse racing – British Champions Day, Ascot

21-23: Formula 1 – USA Grand Prix, Austin

28-30: Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix, Mexico City

28: Rugby League: Four Nations – Australia v Scotland, KC Lightstream Stadium, Hull, 20:00 BST

28-30: Motorsport – Wales Rally GB

29: Rugby League: England v New Zealand, John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield, 14:30

November

5: Rugby Union – Wales v Australia, Ireland v New Zealand

5: Rugby League: Four Nations – England v Scotland, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, 17:30

5: Rugby League: Four Nations – New Zealand v Australia, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, 20:00

11-12: Football – World Cup qualifying

11: Rugby League: Four Nations – New Zealand v Scotland, Zebra Claims Stadium, Workington, 20:00

11-13: Formula 1 – Brazilian Grand Prix, Sao Paulo

12: Rugby Union – England v South Africa, Scotland v Australia, Ireland v Canada, Wales v Argentina

13: Rugby League: Four Nations – England v Australia, Olympic Stadium, 15:30

14-20: Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals, London

17-20: Golf – World Tour Championship, Dubai

19: Rugby Union – England v Fiji, Ireland v New Zealand, Scotland v Argentina, Wales v Japan

20: Rugby League: Four Nations – Final, Anfield, Liverpool, 14:30

25-27: Tennis – Davis Cup Final

25-27: Formula 1 – final race of the season, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Marina

26: Rugby Union – Wales v South Africa, England v Argentina, Ireland v Australia, Scotland v Georgia

December

3: Rugby Union – England v Australia

6-7: Football – Champions League group stage ends

6-11: Swimming – World Short Course Championships, Windsor, Canada

13-19: Equestrian – London International Horse Show, Olympia

26: Horse racing – King George VI Chase, Kempton