In Depth

2020 sports event calendar and TV guide

Golf’s Masters Tournament is rescheduled but the Olympics and Euro 2020 are postponed for a year

The coronavirus pandemic’s impact on sport and the events calendar has been huge. 

International events such as the Olympics, Paralympics and Euro 2020 have been postponed until next year, while the Grand National, Wimbledon and The Open are among the many major UK events to have been cancelled. 

Golf’s remaining three majors - the PGA Championship, US Open and The Masters - have been rescheduled for later in the year and the French Open tennis grand slam has also been allocated new dates.   

Formula 1’s 2020 season has been delayed with the opening nine races now cancelled or postponed. F1 bosses are working on a revised calendar for this year’s championship.

With no live sport on the horizon for the next few months, we look ahead to what may be on the calendar from July onwards.

However, in these uncertain times, all events are subject to change...  

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July 2020 sporting events

2020 Tour de France
  • What: cycling’s biggest event 
  • When: 27 June-19 July 
  • Where: France 
  • Website: letour.fr
Cricket: England vs. Australia 
  • Friday 3 July: 1st Twenty20 international at Emirates Riverside, Chester-le-Street (6.30pm) 
  • Sunday 5 July: 2nd Twenty20 international at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester (5pm) 
  • Tuesday 7 July: 3rd Twenty20 international at Headingley, Leeds (6.30pm) 
  • Saturday 11 July: 1st one-day international at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London (1pm) 
  • Tuesday 14 July: 2nd one-day international at Ageas Bowl, Southampton (1pm) 
  • Thursday 16 July: 3rd one-day international at County Ground, Bristol (1pm)
F1 Austrian Grand Prix 
  • When: Sunday 5 July
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
Coral Challenge Cup Final 
  • What: Rugby league’s most historic competition 
  • When: Saturday 18 July 
  • Where: Wembley Stadium, London, England
F1 British Grand Prix 
  • When: Sunday 19 July 
  • Where: Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1 and Channel 4
Golf: Evian Championship 2020
  • What: women’s golf major  
  • When: 23-26 July 
  • Where: Evian Resort Golf Club, Evian-les-Bains, France
Cricket: England vs. Pakistan
  • 30 July-3 August: 1st Test at Lord's Cricket Ground, London (11am)

August 2020 sporting events

Cricket: England vs. Pakistan
  • 30 July-3 August: 1st Test at Lord's Cricket Ground, London (11am) 
  • 7-11 August: 2nd Test at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester (11am) 
  • 20-24 August: 3rd Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham (11am) 
  • Saturday 29 August: 1st Twenty20 international at Emerald Headingley, Leeds (6.30pm) 
  • Monday 31 August: 2nd Twenty20 international at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff (2.30pm)
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix
  • When: Sunday 2 August
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
Golf: 2020 US PGA Championship 
  • What: men’s golf major 
  • When: 3-9 August  
  • Where: TPC Harding Park, San Francisco, California, USA  
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports
Golf: Women’s British Open
  • What: fifth women’s golf major of the year 
  • When: 20-23 August 
  • Where: Royal Troon, Scotland
F1 Belgian Grand Prix 
  • When: Sunday 30 August 
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
Tennis: 2020 US Open
  • What: fourth tennis grand slam of the season 
  • When: 31 August-13 September 
  • Where: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York, United States 
  • Website: usopen.org

September 2020 sporting events

Tennis: 2020 US Open
  • What: fourth tennis grand slam of the season 
  • When: 31 August-13 September 
  • Where: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York, United States 
  • Website: usopen.org
Cricket: England vs. Pakistan
  • Wednesday 2 September: 3rd Twenty20 international at Ageas Bowl, Southampton (6.30pm)
F1 Italian Grand Prix
  • When: Sunday 6 September 
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
Cricket: England vs. Ireland 
  • Thursday 10 September: 1st one-day international at Trent Bridge, Nottingham (12.30pm) 
  • Saturday 12 September: 2nd one-day international at Edgbaston, Birmingham (12.30pm) 
  • Tuesday 15 September: 3rd one-day international at The Kia Oval, London (12.30pm)
Golf: 2020 US Open
  • What: men’s golf major  
  • When: 14-20 September  
  • Where: Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, New York 
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports
F1 Singapore Grand Prix 
  • When: Sunday 20 September 
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
Tennis: French Open 2020 
  • What: clay-court tennis grand slam  
  • When: 20 September to 4 October  
  • Where: Roland Garros, Paris, France
2020 Laver Cup
  • What: Team World vs. Team Europe men’s tennis event 
  • When: 25-27 September 
  • Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts 
  • Website: lavercup.com
F1 Russian Grand Prix 
  • When: Sunday 27 September
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
43rd Ryder Cup 
  • What: Team USA vs. Team Europe golf event  
  • When: 25-27 September 
  • Where: Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wisconsin, USA 
  • Website: rydercup.com
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports

October 2020 sporting events

French Open 2020 
  • What: clay-court tennis grand slam  
  • When: 20 September to 4 October  
  • Where: Roland Garros, Paris, France
F1 Japanese Grand Prix 
  • When: Sunday 11 October
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup
  • What: Twenty20 international men’s event  
  • When: 18 October-15 November 
  • Where: Australia
F1 United States Grand Prix
  • When: Sunday 25 October
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 NFL London Games
  • When: October and November 2020 
  • Where: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Wembley Stadium

November 2020 sporting events

2020 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup
  • What: Twenty20 international men’s event  
  • When: 18 October-15 November 
  • Where: Australia
F1 Mexican Grand Prix
  • When: Sunday 1 November
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 Masters Tournament 
  • What: men’s golf major  
  • When: 9-15 November  
  • Where: Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia, USA  
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports
F1 Brazilian Grand Prix 
  • When: Sunday 15 November
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1
2020 Asian Beach Games 
  • When: 28 November-5 December 
  • Where: Sanya, China
F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
  • When: Sunday 29 November
  • TV coverage: live on Sky Sports F1

December 2020 sporting events

2020 Asian Beach Games 
  • When: 28 November-5 December 
  • Where: Sanya, China

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