Sport Calendar 2017

September

27 Sep- 9 Oct: Gymnastics – World Artistic Championships, Montreal

Rugby League World Cup
England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland will send teams to the Rugby League World Cup at the end of October

October

6: Football – 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Georgia v Wales, Republic of Ireland v Moldova (Group D)

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

8: Football – 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Norway v Northern Ireland (Group C); Lithuania v England, Slovenia v Scotland (Group F)

8: Formula 1 – Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka

9: Football – 2018 World Cup qualifier: Wales v Republic of Ireland (Group D)

14: Triathlon – World Ironman Championship, Hawaii

21: Horse racing – British Champions Day, Ascot (including Champion Stakes and Queen Elizabeth II Stakes)

22: American football – NFL in London, Twickenham

22: Formula 1 – United States Grand Prix, Austin

23-29: Tennis – WTA Finals, Singapore

27 Oct-2 Dec: Rugby league – World Cup, Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea

27-30: Motorsport – Wales Rally GB

28: Boxing – Anthony Joshua v Kubrat Pulev (IBF and WBA heavyweight titles), Principality Stadium, Cardiff

29: American football – NFL in London, Twickenham

29: Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix, Mexico City

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
The sun sets on another Formula 1 world championship with the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on 26 November

November

11: Rugby union – England v Argentina, Ireland v South Africa, Scotland v Samoa, Wales v Australia

12: Formula 1 – Brazilian Grand Prix, Sao Paulo

12-19: Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals, London

16 Nov-2 Dec: Rugby league – Women’s World Cup, Australia

18: Rugby union – England v Australia, Ireland v Fiji, Scotland v New Zealand, Wales v Georgia

23-27: Cricket – Australia v England, first Ashes Test, Brisbane

24-26: Tennis – Davis Cup final

25: Rugby union – England v Samoa, Ireland v Argentina, Scotland v Australia, Wales v New Zealand

26: Formula 1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (final race of the season)

29 Nov-10 Dec: Snooker – UK Championship, York

December

2-6: Cricket – Australia v England, second Ashes Test, Adelaide (d/n)

2: Rugby league – World Cup final, Brisbane

2: Rugby union – Wales v South Africa

9-17: Squash – World Championships, Manchester

14-18: Cricket – Australia v England, third Ashes Test, Perth

17: BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards, Liverpool

26-30: Cricket – Australia v England, fourth Ashes Test, Melbourne

26: Horse racing – King George VI Chase, Kempton

January 2018

4-8: Cricket – Australia v England, fifth Ashes Test, Sydney