Sport Calendar 2016

February

Sean O'Brien
Ireland defend their Six Nations crown in February and March

23-24: Football – Champions League round of 16 (first leg)

25: Football – Europa League round of 32 (second leg)

26: Rugby Union – Six Nations, Wales v France

26-28: Gymnastics – Scottish Artistic Championships

27: Rugby Union – Six Nations, Italy v Scotland, England v Ireland

27: Boxing – Carl Frampton v Scott Quigg – IBF and WBA super-bantamweight titles

28: Football – League Cup final, Liverpool v Manchester City, Wembley

March

Sri Lanka with the World Twenty20 trophy in 2014
Sri Lanka will seek to retain the World Twenty20 title in India during March and April

1-4: Formula 1 – Winter testing, Barcelona

2-6: Cycling – World Track Cycling Championships, London

4: Women’s Football – SheBelieves Cup, England v USA

4-6: Tennis – Davis Cup first round, GB v Japan, Birmingham

6: Women’s Football – SheBelieves Cup, England v Germany

8-9: Football – Champions League round of 16 (second leg)

8-13: Badminton – All England Championships, Birmingham

9: Women’s Football – SheBelieves Cup, England v France

10: Football – Europa League round of 16 (first leg)

11-3 April: Cricket – ICC World Twenty20, India

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12: Rugby Union – Six Nations, Ireland v Italy, England v Wales

12: Football – FA Cup sixth round

13: Rugby Union – Six Nations, Scotland v France

13: Football – Scottish League Cup final, Hampden Park

15-16: Football – Champions League round of 16 (second leg)

15-18: Formula 1 – Winter testing, Barcelona

15-18: Horse Racing – Cheltenham Festival

17: Football – Europa League round of 16 (second leg)

17-20: Athletics – World Indoor Athletics, Portland, USA

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton hopes to win a fourth Formula 1 World Championship in 2016

18-20: Formula 1 – Opening race of the season, Australian GP, Melbourne

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19: Rugby Union – Six Nations final round, Wales v Italy, Ireland v Scotland, France v England

26: Football – Germany v England, Berlin

27: Rowing – Boat Races, London

29: Football – England v Netherlands, Wembley

April

1-3: Formula 1 – Bahrain Grand Prix, Sakhir

3: Cricket – World Twenty20 finals (men and women), India

5-6: Football – Champions League quarter-finals (first leg)

7: Football – Europa League quarter-finals (first leg)

7-10: Golf – The Masters, Augusta

8: Women’s Football – England v Belgium, Euro 2017 qualifier

8-10: Rugby Union – European Champions Cup quarter-finals

8-10: Gymnastics – Mens & Womens Artistic British Championships, Liverpool

9: Horse Racing – Grand National, Aintree

9: Boxing – IBF World Heavyweight Title, Anthony Joshua v Charles Martin, London

10: Cricket – County Championship starts (to April 13)

12-13: Football – Champions League quarter-finals (second leg)

12-17: Swimming – British Championships and Olympic Trials, Glasgow

14: Football – Europa League quarter-finals (second leg)

15-17: Formula 1 – Chinese Grand Prix, Shanghai

16-17: Football – Scottish Cup semi-finals, Hampden Park

16-May 2: Snooker – World Championship

22-24: Rugby Union – European Champions Cup semi-finals

23-24: Football – FA Cup semi-finals, Wembley

24: Athletics – London Marathon

26-27: Football – Champions League semi-finals (first leg)

28: Football – Europa League semi-finals (first leg)

29-1 May: Formula 1 – Russian GP, Sochi

29-1 May: Cycling – Tour de Yorkshire