Top Sporting Events of 2017

Here is a list of the top sporting events of 2017 to keep you on track with latest buzz in the sports world!

August

9-26: Rugby union – Women’s World Cup, Ireland

19 Aug-10 Sep: Cycling – Vuelta a Espana, Spain

19-27: Hockey – men’s and women’s EuroHockey Championships, Netherlands

26: Boxing – Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor, light-middleweight, Las Vegas, USA

26-27: ITU Triathlon World Series – Stockholm, Sweden

21-27: Badminton – World Championships, Glasgow

22-27: Equestrian – European Dressage and Show Jumping Championships, Gothenburg, Sweden

25-29: Cricket – England v West Indies, second Test, Headingley

The Tour of Britain is among September’s sporting highlights

September

1: Football – 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Malta v England, Lithuania v Scotland (Group F), San Marino v Northern Ireland (Group C)

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

2: Cricket – T20 Blast Finals Day, Edgbaston

3: Formula 1 – Italian Grand Prix, Monza

15-17: Tennis – Davis Cup semi-finals and play-offs

16: Cricket – England v West Indies, Twenty20 international

16: Horse racing – St Leger, Doncaster

17: Formula 1 – Singapore Grand Prix

17-24: Cycling – Road World Championships, Norway

19, 21, 24, 27, 29: Cricket – England v West Indies, ODIs

27 Sep- 9 Oct: Gymnastics – World Artistic Championships, Montreal England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland will send teams to the Rugby League World Cup at the end of October

October

1: Formula 1 – Malaysian Grand Prix, Sepang

1: American football – NFL in London, Wembley Stadium

5: Football – 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Northern Ireland v Germany (Group C); England v Slovenia,

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

29: American football – NFL in London, Twickenham

29: Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix, Mexico City

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, Twickenham

12: Formula 1 – Brazilian Grand Prix, Sao Paulo

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

12, 18, 25: Rugby union-Ireland autumn internationals

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

18: Rugby union – England v Australia, Twickenham

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

December

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

9-17: Squash – World Championships, Manchester

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

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

26: Horse racing – King George VI Chase, Kempton

 

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