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Sporting calendar 2019: Upcoming Major events of 2019

2019 unmissable events:

1 Aug-16 Sept: Cricket – Ashes Test series: England v Australia

20 Sept-2 Nov: Rugby union – World Cup, Japan

21-29 Sept: Cycling – Road World Championships, Yorkshire

28 Sept-6 Oct: Athletics – World Championships, Doha

7-15 Nov: Para-athletics – World Championships, Dubai

Calendar month-by-month:

August 2019:

14-18: Cricket – England v Australia, second Ashes Test, Lord’s

14: Football – UEFA European Super Cup, Istanbul

16-25: Hockey – Euro Championships, Antwerp

17: Rugby union – Wales v England, Principality Stadium; France v Scotland, Allianz Riviera

18: Athletics – Birmingham Grand Prix, Diamond League

19-25: Badminton – World Championships, Basel, Switzerland

21-25: Canoeing – Sprint World Championships, Szeged, Hungary

22-26: Cricket – England v Australia, third Ashes Test, Headingley

24: Rugby union – England v Ireland, Twickenham; Scotland v France, Murrayfield

24: Rugby league – Challenge Cup final, Wembley

24: Athletics – Diamond League, Paris, France

24 Aug-15 Sept: Cycling – Tour of Spain

25: Motorsport- British MotoGP, Silverstone

25 Aug-1 Sept: Rowing – World Championships, Austria

25 Aug-1 Sept: Judo – World Championships, Tokyo

26 Aug-8 Sept: Tennis – US Open, New York

28 Aug-1 Sept: Cycling – Mountain Bike World Championships, Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada

28 Aug-8 Sept: Wheelchair basketball – Men’s European Championship, Walbrzych, Poland

29: Athletics – Diamond League, Zurich, Switzerland

30 Aug-22 Sept: Cricket – European Cricket League

31: Rugby union – Wales v Ireland, Principality Stadium; Georgia v Scotland, Tbilisi

31 Aug-15 Sept: Basketball – World Cup, China

September 2019:

1: Formula 1 – Belgian Grand Prix, Spa

1: Cricket – Super League Finals Day, Hove

3: Football – Women’s friendly, Norway v England, Bergen

4-7: Cricket – T20 Blast quarter-finals

4-8: Cricket – England v Australia, fourth Ashes Test, Old Trafford

5: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Republic of Ireland v Switzerland

6: Rugby union – England v Italy, St James’ Park; Scotland v Georgia, Edinburgh

6: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Wales v Azerbaijan; Scotland v Russia

6: Athletics – Diamond League, Brussels, Belgium

7: Rugby union – Ireland v Wales, Aviva Stadium

7: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, England v Bulgaria, Wembley Stadium

7-15: Surfing – World Games, Japan

8: Formula 1 – Italian Grand Prix, Monza

8: Athletics – Great North Run

8-15: Cycling – Tour of Britain

9: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Northern Ireland v Germany; Scotland v Belgium

9-15: World Para-swimming World Championships, London, United Kingdom

10: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, England v Kosovo, Wembley Stadium

12-16: Cricket – England v Australia, fifth Ashes Test, The Oval

13-15: Golf – Solheim Cup, Gleneagles

14: Horse racing – St Leger, Doncaster

16-25: Weightlifting – World Championships, Pattaya, Thailand

19-22: Golf – PGA Championship, Wentworth

20 Sept-2 Nov: Rugby union – World Cup, Japan

21: Cricket – T20 Blast Finals Day, Edgbaston

21-29: Cycling – Road World Championships, Yorkshire

22: Rugby union – World Cup, Ireland v Scotland, Yokohama City; England v Tonga, Sapporo

22: Formula 1 – Singapore Grand Prix, Singapore

23: Rugby union – World Cup, Wales v Georgia, Toyota

23-26: Cricket – Final round of County Championship matches

24-29: Canoe Slalom – World Championships, Spain

26: Rugby union – World Cup, England v USA, Kobe

28: Rugby union – World Cup, Japan v Ireland, Shizuoka Prefecture

28 Sept-6 Oct: Athletics – World Championships, Doha

29: Formula 1 – Russian Grand Prix, Sochi

29: Rugby union – World Cup, Australia v Wales, Tokyo

30: Rugby union – World Cup, Scotland v Samoa, Kobe

October 2019:

Dates TBC – England cricket tour of New Zealand

3: Rugby union – World Cup, Ireland v Russia, Kobe

3-6: Motorsport – Rally GB

4-13: Gymnastics – Artistic World Championships, Stuttgart

5: Rugby union – World Cup, England v Argentina, Tokyo

6: Horse racing – Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, Longchamp, Paris

9: Rugby union – World Cup, Scotland v Russia, Shizuoka Prefecture; Wales v Fiji, Oita Prefecture

10: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Netherlands v Northern Ireland; Slovakia v Wales; Russia v Scotland

11: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Czech Republic v England

12: Rugby union – World Cup, England v France, Yokohama; Ireland v Samoa, Fukuoka

12: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Georgia v Republic of Ireland

12: Rugby league – Super League Grand Final, Old Trafford

13: Rugby union – World Cup, Wales v Uruguay, Kumamoto; Japan v Scotland, Yokohama

13: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Wales v Croatia; Scotland v San Marino

13: Formula 1 – Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka

14: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Bulgaria v England

15: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Switzerland v Republic of Ireland

19-20: Rugby union – World Cup quarter-finals, Japan

19: Horse racing – British Champions Day, Ascot

26: Rugby league – Great Britain v Tonga, Hamilton

26-27: Rugby union – World Cup semi-finals, Yokohama

27: Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix, Mexico City

27 Oct-3 Nov: Tennis – WTA Finals, Shenzhen

November 2019:

2: Rugby union – World Cup final, Yokohama

2: Rugby league – Great Britain v New Zealand, first Test, Auckland

3: Formula 1 – United States Grand Prix, Austin

7-15: Para-athletics – World Championships, Dubai

8-10: Cycling – Track Cycling World Cup, Glasgow

9: Rugby league – Great Britain v New Zealand, second Test, Christchurch

9: Football – Women’s friendly, England v Germany, Wembley Stadium

9-10: Tennis – Fed Cup final

11-17: Tennis – ATP Finals, London

14: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, England v Montenegro, Wembley Stadium

15: Rugby union – European Champions Cup starts

16: Rugby league – Great Britain v Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby

16: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Northern Ireland v Netherlands; Azerbaijan v Wales; Cyprus v Scotland

17: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Kosovo v England

17: Formula 1 – Brazilian Grand Prix, Sao Paulo

18: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Republic of Ireland v Denmark

18-24: Tennis – Davis Cup, Madrid

19: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Germany v Northern Ireland; Wales v Hungary; Scotland v Kazakhstan

21-24: Golf – DP World Tour Championship, Dubai

23-23: Swimming – International Swimming League, London leg

26 Nov-8 Dec: Snooker – UK Championship, York

28 Nov-1 Dec: Trampoline – World Championships, Japan

December 2019:

TBC – Cricket – England tour of South Africa

1: Formula 1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Marina

4-8: Swimming – European Short Course Championships, Glasgow

12-15: Golf – Presidents Cup, Melbourne

26: Horse racing – King George VI Chase, Kempton

Sr. No.Upcoming EventsDate FromDate ToYear
1IISF World Cup Shooting - Rifle/Pistol24-May31-May2019
2ICC Cricket World Cup30-May14-Jul2019
3FIFA U20 World Cup7-Jun7-Jul2019
4IISF World Championship Shooting - Shot Gun30-Jun11-Jul2019
5Swimming - 18th FINA World Championship12-Jul28-Jul2019
6Netball World Cup12-Jul21-Jul2019
7IISF World Cup Shot Gun13-Aug23-Aug2019
8Badminton - BWF World Championship19-Aug25-Aug2019
9IISF World Cup Shooting - Rifle/Pistol26-Aug3-Sep2019
10FIBA Basketball World Cup31-Aug15-Sep2019
11AIBA World Boxing Championship7-Sep15-Sep2019
12Rugby World Cup20-Sep2-Nov2019
13Athletics- IAAF World Championship28-Sep6-Oct2019
14Volleyball - FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup1-Oct15-Oct2019
15ITTF Women's World Cup18-Oct20-Oct2019
16ITTF Men's World Cup25-Oct27-Oct2019
17Chess World Cup4-Nov30-Nov2019
18ITTF Team World Cup6-Nov10-Nov2019