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2018 Sporting Calendar 

Sporting Calendar 2018

If you want to keep up to date with all the tops sporting events that 2018 has on offer, then take a look at our comprehensive sporting calendar for all the must see events.

June

Date Sport Event Location
1st-5th Cricket England v Pakistan: second test. Headingley
2nd Football England v Nigeria friendly. Wembley
2nd Horse Racing The Derby. Epsom
7th Football England v Costa Rica friendly. Elland Road
7th Football Women’s World Cup Qualifier: Wales v Bosnia and Herzegovina. Wales
8th Football Women’s World Cup Qualifier: England v Russia. Russia
9th Rugby Union Australia v Ireland and South Africa v England. Various
10th Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix. Montreal
12th Football Women’s World Cup Qualifier: Wales v Russia. Wales
13th Cricket England v Australia: first ODI. The Oval
14th-15th July Football World Cup  Russia
14th-17th Golf US Open. New York
16th Rugby Union Australia v Ireland and South Africa v England. Various
16th Cricket England v Australia: second ODI. Cardiff
18th-24th Tennis Aegon International, Queens Club. London
19th Cricket England v Australia:  third ODI. Trent Bridge
19th-23rd Horse Racing Royal Ascot. Ascot
23rd Rugby Union Australia v Ireland and South Africa v England. Various
24th Formula 1 French Grand Prix. Le Castellet
24th Cricket England v Australia: fifth ODI. Old Trafford
27th Cricket England v Australia T20. Edgbaston
30th Cricket One Day Cup Final. Lords

July

Date Sport Event Location
1st Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix. Spielberg
2nd-15th Tennis Wimbledon. London
3rd, 6th, 8th Cricket England v India T20s. Various
7th-29th Cycling Tour de France. France
8th Formula 1 British Grand Prix. Silverstone
12th, 14th, 17th Cricket England v India ODIs. Various
14th-15th Athletics World Cup London 2018. London Stadium
19th-22nd Golf The Open. Carnoustie
20th-22nd Rugby Union Men’s & Women’s Rugby Sevens World Cup. San Francisco
21st-22nd Athletics London Anniversary Games. London Stadium
22nd Formula 1 German Grand Prix. Hockenheim
29th Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix. Budapest

August

Date Sport Event Location
1st–5th Cricket England v India: first test. Edgbaston
9th Football Premier League transfer window closes.
9th-13th Cricket England v India: second test. Lord’s
11th/12th Football Premier League season starts.
15th Football UEFA Super Cup. Tallin
16th-19th Golf US PGA Championship. Missouri
18th Boxing Tyson Fury v Francesco Pianete Belfast
18th  Boxing Carl Frampton v Luke Jackson Belfast
18th-22nd Cricket England v India: third test. Trent Bridge
25th Rugby League Challenge Cup Final. Wembley
26th Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix. Spa-Francorchamps
27th-9th Sept Tennis US Open. New York
30th Football Women’s World Cup Qualifier: Scotland v Switzerland. Switzerland
31st Football Women’s World Cup Qualifiers: Wales v England & ROI v Northern Ireland. Various

September

Date Sport Event Location
2nd Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix. Monza
4th Football Women’s World Cup Qualifiers: Kazakhstan v England; Albania v Scotland; Northern Ireland v Slovakia. Various
6th Football UEFA Nations League – Wales v ROI. Wales
8th Football UEFA Nations League – England v Spain; Northern Ireland v Bosnia and Herzegovina. Various
8th Boxing Amir Khan v Samuel Vargas Birmingham
9th Football UEFA Nations League – Denmark v Wales. Denmark
9th Athletics Great North Run. UK
10th Football UEFA Nations League – Scotland v Albania. Scotland
14th-16th Tennis Davis Cup Semi-Finals. Australia
15th  Boxing Gennady Golovkin v Saul Alvarez Las Vegas
16th Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix. Marina Bay
22nd Boxing Anthony Joshua v Alexander Povetkin Wembley
28th Boxing George Groves v Callum Smith Saudi Arabia
28th-30th Golf Ryder Cup. Paris
30th Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix. Sochi

October

Date Sport Event Location
7th Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix. Suzuka
11th Football UEFA Nations League – Israel v Scotland. Israel
12th Football UEFA Nations League – Croatia v England; Austria v Northern Ireland. Various
13th Football UEFA Nations League – ROI v Denmark. ROI
13th Rugby League Super League Grand Final. Old Trafford
15th Football UEFA Nations League – Spain v England, N. Ireland v Bosnia and Herzegovina. Various
16th Football UEFA Nations League – ROI v Wales. ROI
20th Horse Racing British Champions Day. Ascot
21st Formula 1 United States Grand Prix. Austin
22nd-28th Tennis WTA Finals. Singapore
27th Rugby League England v New Zealand: first test. Hull
28th Formula 1 Mexican Grand Prix. Mexico City

November

Date Sport Event Location
2nd-4th Darts 2018 World Series of Darts Vienna
3rd Rugby Union England v South Africa & Wales v Scotland. Various
3rd MMA Daniel Cormier v Derrick Lewis New York
3rd4rd MMA Chris Weidman v Luke Rockhold New York
3rd Rugby League England v New Zealand second test. Liverpool
4th Cricket Australia v South Africa Australia
3rd-5th Football FA Cup Various
6th Cricket England v Sri Lanka England
6th-7th Football Champions League Various
9th Cricket Australia v South Africa Australia
10th Rugby Union England v New Zealand. TBC
10th MMA Frankie Edgar v Chan Sung Jung Denver
10th MMA Donald Cerrone v Mike Perry Denver
10th-11th Tennis Fed Cup Final. Geneva
10th-18th Darts Bwin Grand Slam of Darts Wolverhampton
11th Cricket Australia v South Africa Australia
11th  Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix. Sao Paulo
11th Rugby League England v New Zealand third test. Leeds
12th-18th Tennis ATP Finals. London
14th Cricket England v Sri Lanka England
15th MMA Patricio Freire v Emmanuel Sanchez Tel Aviv
15th MMA Phil Davis v Vadim Nemkov Tel Aviv
15th-20th Football International Matches Various
16th Football UEFA Nations League-  Wales v Denmark. Wales
16th MMA Felicia Spencer v Erin Blanchfield Oklahoma
16th-18th Horse Racing Cheltenham – The Autumn Open Cheltenham
17th Football UEFA Nations League – Albania v Scotland. Albania
17th Cricket Australia v South Africa T20 Australia
17th Rugby Union England v Japan. TBC
17th MMA Michel Prazeres v Bartosz Fabinski Argentina
18th Football UEFA Nations League – England v Croatia; N. Ireland v Austria. Various
19th Football UEFA Nations League – Denmark v ROI. Denmark
19th-23rd Tennis Davis Cup Final Lille
20th Football UEFA Nations League – Scotland v Israel. Scotland
21st Cricket Australia v India T20 Australia
23rd Cricket Australia v India T20 Australia
23rd-25th Tennis Davis Cup Final. Geneva
23rd-25th Darts Players Championships Fina Minehead
23rd-27th Cricket England v Sri Lanka England
24th Rugby Union England v Australia. England
24th MMA Francis Ngannou v Curtis Blaydes Beijing
25th Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand prix. Yas Marina
25th Cricket Australia v India T20 Australia
26th Darts World Championship PDPA Qualifier Milton Keynes
27th-28th Football Champions League Various
29th Football Europa League Various
30th Horse Racing Ladbrokes Winter Festival England
30th MMA Melvin Manhoef v Chidi Njokuani Thackerville
30th MMA Rafael dos Anjos v Kamaru Usman TBC

December

Date Sport Event Location
26th Horse Racing King George VI Chase. Kempton