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2020 sports events calendar: a month-by-month guide to the action

Dec 26, 2019

Euro 2020, Tokyo Olympics and the Ryder Cup are all on the schedule

Euro 2020 takes place from 12 June to 12 July in 12 host cities, including London and Glasgow

After the thrills and spills of 2019, which featured three World Cups, the 2020 sporting calendar promises to be even more dramatic.

See related Euro 2020: fixtures, UK TV guide, kick-off times, groups, teams, locations

Headline events include football’s European Championship, golf’s Ryder Cup and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

There’s also the annual four tennis grand slams, men’s and women’s golf majors and various football finals.

Here we take a look at the month-by-month schedule for sport in 2020.

January 2020 sporting events

William Hill PDC World Darts Championship final
  • What: Professional Darts Corporation event
  • When: final is on 1 January 2020
  • Where: Alexandra Palace, London
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports
Carabao Cup semi-final first legs

First-leg fixtures will take place the week commencing 6 January.

  • Manchester United vs. Manchester City
  • Leicester City vs. Aston Villa
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports
Vitality Netball World Cup
  • What: netball tournament featuring England, Jamaica, New Zealand and South Africa
  • When and where:
    – 19 January at the Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
    – 22 January at Arena Birmingham
    – 25-26 January at Copper Box Arena, London
Australian Open 2020
  • What: first tennis grand slam of the year
  • When: 20 January-2 February
  • Where: Melbourne, Australia
  • Website: ausopen.com
  • TV coverage: Eurosport
NBA Paris Game 2020
  • Who’s playing: Charlotte Hornets vs. Milwaukee Bucks
  • When: Friday 24 January
  • Where: AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France
  • Website: nbaevents.com/europe/parisgame
  • TV coverage: Sky Sports
Carabao Cup semi-final second legs

Second legs will be played the week commencing 27 January.

  • Manchester City vs. Manchester United
  • Aston Villa vs. Leicester City
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports

Wales players celebrate winning the 2019 Six Nations, grand slam and triple crown

February 2020 sporting events

Australian Open 2020
  • What: first tennis grand slam of the year
  • When: 20 January-2 February
  • Where: Melbourne, Australia
  • Website: ausopen.com
  • TV coverage: Eurosport
Guinness Six Nations 2020
  • What: international rugby union championship featuring England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, France and Italy
  • When: 1 February-14 March
  • Where: various locations
  • Website: sixnationsrugby.com
  • TV coverage: BBC and ITV
NFL Super Bowl LIV
  • What: American football’s showpiece match
  • When: Sunday 2 February
  • Where: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida, United States
  • Website: miasbliv.com
  • TV coverage: Sky Sports and BBC
Athletics: Muller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow
  • When: Saturday 15 February
  • Where: Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland
2020 Daytona 500
  • When: Sunday 16 February
  • Where: Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, Florida, USA
  • Website: daytonainternationalspeedway.com
Champions League last-16 first-leg fixtures
  • Tuesday 18 February: Borussia Dortmund vs. PSG; Atletico Madrid vs. Liverpool
  • Wednesday 19 February: Atalanta vs. Valencia; Tottenham vs. RB Leipzig
  • TV coverage: live on BT Sport
F1 pre-season testing and car launches
  • 19-21 February: pre-season test one in Barcelona
  • 26-28 February: pre-season test two in Barcelona
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports
Uefa Europa League last-32 first legs
  • When: Thursday 20 February
  • TV coverage: live on BT Sport
2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup
  • What: Twenty20 international women’s event
  • When: 21 February-8 March
  • Where: Australia
  • Website: t20worldcup.com
British Athletics Indoor Championships
  • When: 22-23 February
  • Where: Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland
Champions League last-16 first-leg fixtures
  • Tuesday 25 February: Napoli vs. Barcelona; Chelsea vs. Bayern Munich
  • Wednesday 26 February: Real Madrid vs. Manchester City; Lyon vs. Juventus
  • TV coverage: live on BT Sport
Uefa Europa League last-32 second legs
  • When: Thursday 27 February
  • TV coverage: live on BT Sport

Oxford vs. Cambridge Boat Race 2018 guide

March 2020 sporting events

2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup
  • What: Twenty20 international women’s event
  • When: 21 February-8 March
  • Where: Australia
  • Tickets: tickets.t20worldcup.com
Champions League last-16 second-leg fixtures
  • Tuesday 10 March: Valencia vs. Atalanta; RB Leipzig vs. Tottenham
  • Wednesday 11 March: PSG vs. Borussia Dortmund; Liverpool vs. Atletico Madrid
  • TV coverage: live on BT Sport
Cycling: Six Day Manchester
  • When: 13-15 March
  • Where: UK National Cycling Centre, Manchester, England
British Basketball League (BBL) Trophy Final 2020
  • When: Sunday 15 March
  • Where: Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland
F1 Australia Grand Prix
  • What: race No.1 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 15 March
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
Champions League last-16 second-leg fixtures
  • Tuesday 17 March: Manchester City vs. Real Madrid; Juventus vs. Lyon
  • Wednesday 18 March: Barcelona vs. Napoli; Bayern Munich vs. Chelsea
  • TV coverage: live on BT Sport
F1 Bahrain Grand Prix
  • What: race No.2 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 22 March
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 Boat Race
  • What: women’s and men’s Oxford vs. Cambridge university boat races
  • When: Sunday 29 March
  • Where: Putney to Mortlake, west London
  • Start times: women’s race is at 3.44pm and the men’s race is at 4.44pm
  • Website: theboatrace.org
  • TV coverage: live on BBC

Tiger Woods celebrates his Masters victory at Augusta National Golf Club

April 2020 sporting events

ANA Inspiration 2020
  • What: first women’s golf major of the year
  • When: 2-5 April
  • Where: Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage, California, US
2020 Grand National
  • What: world’s greatest steeplechase
  • When: Saturday 4 April
  • Where: Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool
F1 Vietnam Grand Prix
  • What: race No.3 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 5 April
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 Masters Tournament
  • What: first men’s golf major of the year
  • When: 9-12 April
  • Where: Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia, USA
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports
2020 World Snooker Championship
  • When: 18 April-4 May
  • Where: Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, England
F1 Chinese Grand Prix
  • What: race No.4 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 19 April
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1

Liverpool are the reigning holders of the Uefa Champions League trophy

May 2020 sporting events

2020 Kentucky Derby
  • What: “The greatest two minutes in sports”
  • When: Saturday 2 May
  • Where: Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
F1 Dutch Grand Prix
  • What: race No.5 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 3 May
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
F1 Spanish Grand Prix
  • What: race No.6 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 10 May
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 US PGA Championship
  • What: second men’s golf major of the year
  • When: 14-17 May
  • Where: TPC Harding Park, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Website: pga.com
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports
2020 FA Cup final
  • What: final of English football’s club knockout competition
  • When: Saturday 23 May
  • Where: Wembley Stadium, London
F1 Monaco Grand Prix
  • What: race No.7 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 24 May
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
French Open 2020
  • What: second tennis grand slam of the year
  • When: 24 May-7 June
  • Where: Roland Garros, Paris, France
  • Website: rolandgarros.com
2020 Uefa Europa League final
  • When: Wednesday 27 May
  • Where: Stadion Energa Gdansk, Poland
  • TV coverage: live on BT Sport
2020 W Series Championship
  • What: race No.1 of the all-female motorsport series
  • When: 29-30 May
  • Where: St Petersburg, Russia
2020 Uefa Champions League final
  • What: European football’s biggest club match
  • When: Saturday 30 May
  • Where: Ataturk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey
  • TV coverage: live on BT Sport

Team Ineos riders Jonathan Castroviejo (left) and Geraint Thomas (right) congratulate Egan Bernal on his Tour de France win

June 2020 sporting events

French Open 2020
  • What: second tennis grand slam of the year
  • When: 24 May-7 June
  • Where: Roland Garros, Paris, France
  • Website: rolandgarros.com
US Women’s Open 2020
  • What: second women’s golf major of the year
  • When: 4-7 June
  • Where: Champions Golf Club, Houston, Texas, USA
F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix
  • What: race No.8 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 7 June
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
Euro 2020
  • What: European football nations’ championship
  • When: 12 June-12 July
  • Where: 12 cities across Europe
  • Website: uefa.com
2020 W Series Championship
  • What: race No.2 of the all-female motorsport series
  • When: 12-13 June
  • Where: Anderstorp, Sweden
Baseball: MLB London Series 2020
  • Who is playing: St Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs
  • When: 13-14 June
  • Where: London Stadium, London
F1 Canadian Grand Prix
  • What: race No.9 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 14 June
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
120th US Open Championship
  • What: third men’s golf major of the year
  • When: 18-21 June
  • Where: Winged Foot, Mamaroneck, New York
  • Website: usopen.com
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports
KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
  • What: third women’s golf major of the year
  • When: 25-28 June
  • Where: Aronimink, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, USA
2020 W Series Championship
  • What: race No.3 of the all-female motorsport series
  • When: 26-27 June
  • Where: Monza, Italy
2020 Tour de France
  • What: cycling’s biggest event
  • When: 27 June-19 July
  • Where: France
  • Website: letour.fr
F1 French Grand Prix
  • What: race No.10 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 28 June
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
The Championships, Wimbledon
  • What: third tennis grand slam of the season
  • When: 29 June-12 July
  • Where: Wimbledon, London
  • Website: wimbledon.com
  • TV coverage: live on BBC

Lewis Hamilton sealed his sixth F1 world title after finishing second at the 2019 US Grand Prix

July 2020 sporting events

Euro 2020
  • What: European football nations’ championship
  • When: 12 June-12 July
  • Where: 12 cities across Europe
  • Website: uefa.com
2020 Tour de France
  • What: cycling’s biggest event
  • When: 27 June-19 July
  • Where: France
  • Website: letour.fr
The Championships, Wimbledon
  • What: third tennis grand slam of the season
  • When: 29 June-12 July
  • Where: Wimbledon, London
  • Website: wimbledon.com
  • TV coverage: live on BBC
F1 Austrian Grand Prix
  • What: race No.11 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 5 July
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 W Series Championship
  • What: race No.4 of the all-female motorsport series
  • When: 10-11 July
  • Where: Norisring, Germany
The 149th Open Championship
  • What: fourth men’s golf major of the year
  • When: 16-19 July
  • Where: Royal St George’s, Sandwich, Kent, England
  • Website: theopen.com
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports
Coral Challenge Cup Final
  • What: Rugby league’s most historic competition
  • When: Saturday 18 July
  • Where: Wembley Stadium, London, England
F1 British Grand Prix
  • What: race No.12 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 19 July
  • Where: Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1 and Channel 4
Evian Championship 2020
  • What: fourth women’s golf major of the year
  • When: 23-26 July
  • Where: Evian Resort Golf Club, Evian-les-Bains, France
Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games
  • When: 24 July-9 August
  • Where: Tokyo, Japan
  • Website: tokyo2020.org

The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been unveiled

August 2020 sporting events

Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games
  • When: 24 July-9 August
  • Where: Tokyo, Japan
  • Website: tokyo2020.org
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix
  • What: race No.13 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 2 August
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
Women’s British Open
  • What: fifth women’s golf major of the year
  • When: 20-23 August
  • Where: Royal Troon, Scotland
2020 W Series Championship
  • What: race No.5 of the all-female motorsport series
  • When: 22-23 August
  • Where: Brands Hatch, Kent, England
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
  • When: 25 August-6 September
  • Where: Tokyo, Japan
  • Website and ticket info: paralympic.org
F1 Belgian Grand Prix
  • What: race No.14 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 30 August
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 US Open
  • What: fourth tennis grand slam of the season
  • When: 31 August-13 September
  • Where: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York, United States
  • Website: usopen.org

Bianca Andreescu kisses the championship trophy after her US Open win against Serena Williams

September 2020 sporting events

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
  • When: 25 August- 6 September
  • Where: Tokyo, Japan
  • Website and ticket info: paralympic.org
2020 US Open
  • What: fourth tennis grand slam of the season
  • When: 31 August-13 September
  • Where: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York, United States
  • Website: usopen.org
2020 W Series Championship
  • What: race No.6 of the all-female motorsport series
  • When: 4-5 September
  • Where: Assen, Netherlands
F1 Italian Grand Prix
  • What: race No.15 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 6 September
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
F1 Singapore Grand Prix
  • What: race No.16 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 20 September
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 Laver Cup
  • What: Team World vs. Team Europe men’s tennis event
  • When: 25-27 September
  • Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Website: lavercup.com
F1 Russian Grand Prix
  • What: race No.17 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 27 September
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
43rd Ryder Cup
  • What: Team USA vs. Team Europe golf event
  • When: 25-27 September
  • Where: Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wisconsin, USA
  • Website: rydercup.com
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports

Oakland Raiders beat the Chicago Bears 24-21 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on 6 October

October 2020 sporting events

F1 Japanese Grand Prix
  • What: race No.18 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 11 October
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup
  • What: Twenty20 international men’s event
  • When: 18 October-15 November
  • Where: Australia
F1 United States Grand Prix
  • What: race No.19 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 25 October
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 NFL London Games
  • When: October and November 2020
  • Where: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Wembley Stadium

The F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is held at the Yas Marina Circuit

November 2020 sporting events

2020 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup
  • What: Twenty20 international men’s event
  • When: 18 October-15 November
  • Where: Australia
F1 Mexican Grand Prix
  • What: race No.20 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 1 November
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
F1 Brazilian Grand Prix
  • What: race No.21 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 15 November
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 Asian Beach Games
  • When: 28 November-5 December
  • Where: Sanya, China
F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
  • What: race No.22 on the 2020 F1 calendar
  • When: Sunday 29 November
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1

December 2020 sporting events

2020 Asian Beach Games
  • When: 28 November-5 December
  • Where: Sanya, China

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