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Get stuck in to your 2020 sports calendar

Get stuck in to your 2020 sports calendar

Our comprehensive guide to what’s live on the box this year

From the Tokyo Olympics and UEFA Champions League to the new Premier League season, the ICC World T20 and beyond, get ready with our month-by-month look ahead

2020 sport on Virgin TV

Hold tight, because 2020 is going to be a monumental year of live sport. And with Virgin TV you can follow every dramatic moment as it happens.

 

Whether it’s BBC, ITV, Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime Video, Eurosport, Premier Sports (and everything else in between), we’ve got you covered when it comes to must-watch sporting action from around the globe. Here’s what’s coming up over the next 12 months…

January


Start a jam-packed year of unmissable sport with England’s cricketers continuing their tour of South Africa and the first tennis Grand Slam of the season.

 

Cricket: 2nd Test: South Africa v England, January 3-7, Sky Sports

Cricket: 3rd Test: South Africa v England, 16-20 January, Sky Sports

Cricket: 4th Test: South Africa v England, 24-28 January, Sky Sports

Tennis: Australian Open, 20 January- 2 February, Eurosport

Rugby League: 2020 Super League season starts, 30 January, Sky Sports

 

February

From the Six Nations to the Super Bowl, plus the return of the UEFA Champions League, February is a massive month of action.

 

Rugby Union: 6 Nations, 1 February-14 March, BBC + ITV

NFL: Super Bowl LIV, 2 February, BBC + Sky Sports

Cricket: 1st ODI: South Africa v England, 4 February, Sky Sports

Darts: Premier League, 6 February-21 May, Sky Sports

Cricket: 2nd ODI: South Africa v England, 7 February, Sky Sports

Cricket: 3rd ODI: South Africa v England, 9 February, Sky Sports

Cricket: 1st T20: South Africa v England, 12 February, Sky Sports

Cricket: 2nd T20: South Africa v England, 14 February, Sky Sports

Cricket: 3rd T20: South Africa v England, 16 February, Sky Sports

Football: UEFA Champions League Round of 16, 18-26 February, BT Sport

Football: UEFA Europa League Round of 32, 20-27 February, BT Sport

Cricket: ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, 21 February-8 March, Sky Sports

 

March


Say hello to the brand new motorsport season, and don’t miss the UEFA Europa League when the last 16 kicks off.

 

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Qatar, 8 March, BT Sport

Football: UEFA Europa League round of 16, 12-19 March, BT Sport

Motorsport: Formula One® Australian Grand Prix, 15 March, Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Bahrain Grand Prix, 22 March, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Thailand, 22 March, BT Sport

 

April

With the UEFA Champions League, The Masters, and the World Snooker Championship all on the box, get stuck into some top sporting drama.

 

Horse racing: The Grand National, 2-4 April, ITV

Motorsport: Formula One® Vietnamese Grand Prix, 5 April, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ USA, 5 April, BT Sport

Football: UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, 7-15 April, BT Sport

Football: UEFA Europa League quarter-finals, 9-16 April, BT Sport

Golf: The Masters, 9-12 April, Sky Sports

Snooker: World Snooker Championship, 18 April-4 May, BBC + Eurosport

Motorsport: Formula One® Chinese Grand Prix, 19 April, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Argentina, 19 April, BT Sport

Basketball: NBA Playoffs, from 19 April, Sky Sports

Football: UEFA Champions League semi-finals, 28 April-6 May, BT Sport

Football: UEFA Europa League semi-finals, 30 April-7 May

 

May


Feast your eyes on the UEFA Champions League Final, UEFA Europa League Final, FA Cup Final and much more first-class sport throughout May.

 

Motorsport: Formula One® Dutch Grand Prix, 3 May, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Spain, 3 May, BT Sport

Football: Women’s FA Cup Final, 9 May, BBC + BT Sport

Football: Scottish Cup Final, 9 May, BBC + Premier Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Spanish Grand Prix, 10 May, Sky Sports

Golf: PGA Championship, 14-17 May, Sky Sports

Football: League Two Play-off Final, 16 May, Sky Sports

Football: Premier League final day, 17 May, Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Monaco Grand Prix, 24 May, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ France, 17 May, BT Sport

Football: FA Cup Final, 23 May, BBC + BT Sport

Rugby League: Super League Magic Weekend, 23-24 May, Sky Sports

Tennis: French Open, 24 May-7 June, ITV + Eurosport

Football: League One Play-off Final, 24 May, Sky Sports

Football: Championship Play-off Final, 25 May, Sky Sports

Football: UEFA Europa League Final, 27 May, BT Sport

Football: UEFA Champions League Final, 30 May, BT Sport

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Italy, 31 May, BT Sport

 

June

As the temperature rises, all eyes turn to Euro 2020. Plus, England go head to head with the West Indies, Wimbledon is serving up a treat and the Tour de France starts in style.

 

Cricket: 1st Test: England v West Indies, 4-8 June, Sky Sports

Basketball: NBA Finals, from 4 June, Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Azerbaijan Grand Prix, 7 June, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Catalunya, 7 June, BT Sport

Football: Euro 2020, 12 June-12 July, BBC + ITV

Cricket: 2nd Test: England v West Indies, 12-16 June, Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Canadian Grand Prix, 14 June, Sky Sports

Golf: US Open, 18-21 June, Sky Sports

Rugby Union: Premiership Rugby Final, 20 June, BT Sport

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Germany, 21 June, BT Sport

Cricket: 3rd Test: England v West Indies, 25-29 June, Sky Sports

Cycling: Tour de France, 27 June-19 July, ITV + Eurosport

Motorsport: Formula One® French Grand Prix, 28 June, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Assen, 28 June, BT Sport

Tennis: Wimbledon, 29 June-12 July, BBC + Eurosport

 

July


The battle for international glory gets underway in Tokyo at the Summer Olympics, while brand new cricket competition The Hundred, The Open Championship and F1’s British Grand Prix entertain the masses.

 

Cricket: 1st T20: England v Australia, 3 July, Sky Sports

Cricket: 2nd T20: England v Australia, 5 July, Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Austrian Grand Prix, 5 July, Sky Sports

Cricket: 3rd T20: England v Australia, 7 July, Sky Sports

Cricket: 1st ODI: England v Australia, 11 July, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Finland, 12 July, BT Sport

Cricket: 2nd ODI: England v Australia, 14 July, Sky Sports

Cricket: 3rd ODI: England v Australia, 16 July, Sky Sports

Golf: The Open Championship, 16-19 July, Sky Sports

Cricket: The Hundred, 17 July-16 August, BBC + Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® British Grand Prix, 19 July, Sky Sports

Multi-sport: Summer Olympics, 24 July-9 August, BBC

Cricket: 1st Test: England v Pakistan, 30 July-3 August, Sky Sports

 

August

Whether it’s the start of the new Premier League season, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games or MotoGP mayhem from the UK, August is filled to the brim with must-watch action.

 

Football: 2020-21 Premier League season starts, date TBC, Sky Sports, BT Sport + Amazon Prime Video

Football: 2020-21 Scottish Premier League season starts, date TBC, Sky Sports + BT Sport

Motorsport: Formula One® Hungarian Grand Prix, 2 August, Sky Sports

Cricket: 2nd Test: England v Pakistan, 7-11 August, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Czech Republic, 9 August, BT Sport

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Austria, 16 August, BT Sport

Rowing: World Rowing Championships, 16-23 August, BBC + Eurosport

Cricket: 3rd Test: England v Pakistan, 20-24 August, Sky Sports

Multi-sport: Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, 25 August-6 September, Channel 4

Cricket: 1st T20: England v Pakistan, 29 August, Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Belgian Grand Prix, 30 August, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Great Britain, 30 August, BT Sport

Cricket: 2nd T20: England v Pakistan, 31 August, Sky Sports

Tennis: US Open, 31 August-13 September, Amazon Prime Video

 

September


This September, get your fix of sensational sport thanks to the return of the UEFA Champions League and the one and only Ryder Cup from Whistling Straits.

 

Cricket: 3rd T20: England v Pakistan, 2 September, Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Italian Grand Prix, 6 September, Sky Sports

Cricket: 1st ODI England v Ireland, 10 September, Sky Sports

Cricket: 2nd ODI England v Ireland, 12 September, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ San Marino, 13 September, BT Sport

Football: 2020-21 UEFA Champions League group stage starts, 15 September, BT Sport

Cricket: 3rd ODI England v Ireland, 15 September, Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Singapore Grand Prix, 20 September, Sky Sports

Cycling: UCI Road World Championships, 20-27 September, BBC + Eurosport

Golf: Ryder Cup, 25-27 September, Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Russian Grand Prix, 27 September, Sky Sports

 

October

Get set for explosive cricket action, as the West Indies defend their ICC World T20 crown in Australia. Plus, the motorsport season hots up in Japan, the USA and beyond.

 

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Aragón, 4 October, BT Sport

Rugby League: Super League Grand Final, 10 October, Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Japanese Grand Prix, 11 October, Sky Sports

Cricket: ICC World T20, 18 October-15 November, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Japan, 18 October, BT Sport

Motorsport: Formula One® United States Grand Prix, 25 October, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Australia, 25 October, BT Sport

 

November


England’s rugby stars go head to head with the All Blacks, Argentina and Australia at Twickenham, and the top names of Formula One and MotoGP head for the final straight of the campaign.

 

Motorsport: Formula One® Mexico City Grand Prix, 1 November, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Malaysia, 1 November, BT Sport

Rugby Union: England v New Zealand, weekend of 7-8 November, Sky Sports

Rugby Union: England v Argentina, weekend of 14-15 November, Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Brazilian Grand Prix, 15 November, Sky Sports

Motorsport: MotoGP™ Valencia, 15 November, BT Sport

Rugby Union: England v Australia, 28 November, Sky Sports

Motorsport: Formula One® Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, 29 November, Sky Sports

 

December

It wouldn’t be December without the razzle dazzle of the World Darts Championship from Ally Pally.

 

PDC World Darts Championship, date TBC, Sky Sports

Horse racing: King George VI Chase, Boxing Day, ITV

 

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