Sporting Diary

August

18-22: Cricket – England v India, third Test, Trent Bridge

18: Athletics – Birmingham Diamond League

23-26: Cricket – T20 Blast quarter-finals

25: Rugby league – Challenge Cup final, Wembley

26: Motorcycling – British MotoGP, Silverstone

27: Cricket – Women’s Super League Finals Day, Hove

30 Aug-3 Sept: Cricket – England v India, fourth Test, Southampton

31: Football – Women’s World Cup qualifiers – Wales v England

September

Justin Rose
Justin Rose will lead Europe’s bid to regain the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, Paris

2-9: Cycling – Tour of Britain

6: Football – Uefa Nations League – Wales v Republic of Ireland

7-11: Cricket – England v India, fifth Test, Oval

8: Football – Uefa Nations League – England v Spain

15: Cricket – T20 Blast Finals Day, Edgbaston

22: Boxing – WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight title fight – Anthony Joshua v Alexander Povetkin, Wembley Stadium

October

Claudia Fragapane
The world’s best gymnasts head to Doha, Qatar for the 48th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

4-7: Motorsport – Wales Rally GB

13: Rugby league – Super League Grand Final, Old Trafford

20: Horse racing – British Champions Day, Ascot

27: Rugby league – England v New Zealand, first Test, Hull

November

New Zealand perform the Haka
The All Blacks arrive at Twickenham to meet England in rugby union’s autumn internationals

3: Rugby union – Autumn Internationals

3: Rugby league – England v New Zealand second Test, Liverpool

6-10: Cricket – Sri Lanka v England, first Test, Galle

10: Rugby union – Autumn Internationals

11: Rugby league – England v New Zealand third Test, Leeds

12-18: Tennis – ATP Finals, London

16: Football – Uefa Nations League – Wales v Denmark

17: Rugby union – Autumn Internationals

18: Football – Uefa Nations League – England v Croatia

24: Rugby union – Autumn Internationals

December

Noel Fehily riding Silviniaco Conti clears the last to win The King George VI Steeple Chase at Kempton Park
The King George VI chase takes place at Kempton Park on Boxing Day

26: Horse racing – King George VI Chase, Kempton