Sport in 2020 calendar: Month by month guide

2020 is expected to be a cracking year for all sports lovers across the world. We have the Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics, Euro Cup and the Copa America to look forward to this year.

The mega yearly events of major opens in Golf, four major grand-slams in Tennis, exciting cycling tours, and of course the nail-biting F1 races.

There’s the T20 World Cup in cricket while purists of the game will be hooked to some exciting test series, including the Ashes.

Month-wise break-up

January 2020

Cricket

Jan 03 – Jan 28: Test South Africa vs England
Jan 05 – Jan 10: Sri Lanka tour of India (Men)
Jan 14 – Jan 19: Australia Tour of India (3 ODI)
Jan 31 – Feb 12: Women’s Tri-Series (Ind, Aus, Eng)
Jan 24 – Feb 29: India tour of New Zealand (T20, ODI, Test)

Football

Premier League football
Jan 4: FA Cup
Jan 7 Carabao Cup Semi-final: Man Utd vs Man City
Jan 8 Carabao Cup Semi-final: Leicester City vs Aston Villa
Jan 28 Carabao Cup Semi-final: Aston Villa vs Leicester City
Jan 29 Carabao Cup: Man City vs Man Utd

Tennis

Jan 20 – 3rd Feb: Australian Open
Jan 13 – Jan 18: Hobert International
Jan 03 – Jan 12: ATP Cup

Badminton

Jan 07 – Jan 12: Malaysian Masters

Snooker

Jan 12 – Jan 19: Masters

Weightlifting

Jan 15 – 18: Matteo Pellicone, Rome

Jan 27 – Jan 31: Roma 2020 World Cup

February 2020

Rugby

01 Feb: Six Nations

Boxing

03 Feb – 14 Feb: Asia/Oceania Olympic Qualifier, China

Wrestling

18 Feb – 23 Feb: Asian Championships, Delhi

Gymnastics

20 Feb – 23 Feb: World Cup, Melbourne

Cricket

21 Feb – 08 March: Women’s T20 World Cup, Australia

Weightlifting

Feb 28 – 01 March: Australian Open

Football

Feb 18-26: Champions League Round of 16

Premier League football

NBA

Feb 16: NBA’s All-Star weekend

March 2020

Formula One

15 March: Australia GP, Melbourne
22 March: Bahrain, Sakhir

Chess

01 March – 14 March: Women’s Grand Prix, Lausanne

Football

10 March – 11 March: Champions League
17 March – 18 March: Champions League
Premier League football

Cricket

12 March – 18 March: SA Tour of India (Men)
29 March: IPL

Shooting

06 March – 12 March: World Cup Shotgun, Cyprus
17 March – 25 March: World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun, Delhi

Athletics

13 March – 15 March: World Indoor Championships, China
29 March: World Half Marathon Champs, Poland

Badminton

11 March – 15 March: All England Open
24 March – 29 March: Indian Open, Delhi
31 March – 05 April: Malaysian Open

Gymnastic

18 March – 21 March: World Cup, Doha

April 2020 

Formula One

05 April: Vietnam Grand Prix, Hanoi
19 April: Chinese Grand Prix, Shanghai

Golf

09 April – 12 April: The Masters

Marathon

26 April: London Marathon

Hockey

11 April – 18 March: Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, Malaysia

Tennis

12 April – 19 April: Monte Carlo Masters

Shooting

18 April – 25 April: Olympic Test Event, Tokyo

Badminton

21 April – 26 April: Asian Championship, China

May 2020

Football

Premier League football
23 May: The FA Cup final, Wembley
30 May: Champions League Final, Istanbul
27 May: Europa League final
25 May: Championship play-off final

F1

03 May: Netherlands, Zandvoort
10 May: Spain, Barcelona
24 May: Monaco, Monte Carlo

Chess

02 May – 15 May: Women’s Grand Prix, Italy

Tennis

03 May – 10 May: Madrid Open
10 May – 17 May: Italian Open
24 May – 07 June: French Open

Badminton

16 May – 24 May: Thomas & Uber Cup, Denmark

Boxing

13 May – 24 May: World Olympic Qualifier, Paris

Cricket

17 May: IPL final

June 2020

Football

12 June – 12 July: Euro 2020
12 June – 12 July: Copa America 2020

Golf

18 June – 21 June: US Open (Men)
03 June – 07 June: US Open (Women)
25 June – 28 June: Women’s PGA

Cycling

27 June – 19 July: Tour De France

Tennis

29 June – 12 July: Wimbledon

Shooting

04 June – 08 June: World Cup Rifle/Pistol, Munich
24 June – 02 July World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun, Baku

F1

07 June: Azerbaijan GP, Baku
14 June: Canada GP, Montreal
28 June: France GP, Le Castellet

July 2020

Olympics

24 July – 09 August: Tokyo Olympics

F1

05 July: Austria GP, Spielberg
19 July: Great Britain, Silverstone

Golf

16 July -19 July: The Open

Cricket 

17 July: The Hundred

August 2020

Football

Premier League (TBA)

F1

02 Aug: Hungary GP, Budapest
30 Aug: Belgium GP, Spa

Golf

20 Aug: BMW Championship
20 Aug: Women’s British Open
27 Aug: European Masters
27 Aug: Tour Championship

Tennis

31 Aug – 13 Sept: US Open

Multi-Sport

25 Aug – 06 Sept: Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

September 2020

Golf

24 Sept – 27 Sept: Ryder Cup
03 Sept – 06 Sept: European Open
10 Sept – 13 Sept BMW PGA Championship

Cricket

TBC: Men’s Asia Cup (T20)
TBC: England Tour of India (Men)

Badminton

08 Sept -13 Sept: Korea Open
15 Sept – 20 Sept: China Open
22 Sept – 27 Sept: Japan Open

Chess

10 Sept – 03 October: Women’s World Cup, Belarus

Cycling

06 Sept – 13 Sept: Tour of Britain

F1

06 Sept: Italy GP, Monza
20 Sept: Singapore GP, Singapore
27 Sept: Russia GP, Sochi

October 2020

Cricket

18 Oct: T20 Cricket World Cup
TBC: India tour of Australia
TBC: Ashes: Aus vs England

Football

TBC: Champions League
Premier League football

F1

11 Oct: Japan GP, Suzuka
25 Oct: United States GP, Austin

Golf

08 Oct – 11 Oct: Italian Open
15 Oct – 18 Oct: Open de Espana
29 Oct – 01 Nov: World Golf Champions

Tennis

05 Oct – 11 Oct: China Open
11 Oct – 18 Oct: Shanghai Masters

Badminton

13 Oct – 18 Oct: Denmark Open
20 Oct – 25 Oct: French Open

November 2020

Tennis

02 Nov – 08 Nov: Paris Masters
02 Nov – 08 Nov: WTA Finals, China
15 Nov – 22 Nov: ATP Finals, London

Hockey

17 Nov – 27 Nov: Men’s Asian Champions Trophy, Dhaka

Badminton

10 Nov – 15 Nov: Hong Kong Open

17 Nov – 22 Nov: Syed Modi International, Lucknow

Golf

05 Nov – 08 Nov: Turkish Open
19 Nov – 22 Nov: DP World Tour Championship

F1

01 Nov: Mexico City GP, Mexico City
15 Nov: Brazil GP, Sao Paulo
29 Nov: Abu Dhabi GP, Yas Island

December 2020

Badminton

09 Dec – 13 Dec: World Tour Finals, China

Table Tennis

10 Dec – 13 Dec: World Tour Grand Finals

Football

TBC: The Club World Cup final, Qatar

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