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Sporting events calendar: 2018 year's schedule

This page picks out the key sporting events of 2018. The list is updated every time that new dates and venues are confirmed.

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Top JANUARY

January 1, 2018: NHL Winter Classic, (USA)

January 6 to 20, 2018 Dakar Rally, in Lima - Peru/Bolivia/Argentina

January 12 to 28 : 2018 European Men's Handball Championship, Croatia

January 15 to 28, 2018: Australian Open Tennis, Melbourne (Australia)

January 25 to 28, 2019: Extreme Sports - Winter X Games, Aspen/Colorado (USA)

January 28, 2018 NHL All-Star Game Ice hockey, Tampa (USA)

Top FEBRUARY

February 3 to March 17, 2018: Rugby union - Six Nations

February 3 to 4, 2018: UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, Valkenburg-Limburg (The Netherlands)

February 4, 2018: Gridiron/Football - Super Bowl LII (or Super Bowl 52), Minneapolis (USA)

February 9 to 25, 2018: Winter Olympics, Pyeongchang, South Korea

February 28 to March 4, 2018: Cycling - World Track Championships, Apeldoorn (The Netherlands)

Top MARCH

February 28 to March 4, 2018: Cycling - World Track Championships, Apeldoorn (The Netherlands)

March 9-18, 2018: Multi-sports - Winter Paralympics, Pyeongchang, South Korea

March 9 to18, 2018: Daytona 500, Daytona (USA)

Top APRIL

April 2 to 8, 2018: Golf - Masters, Augusta, Georgia (USA)

April 4 to 15, 2018: Multi-sporst - Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast (Australia)

April 14, 2018: Horse racing - Grand National, Aintree in Liverpool (England)

April 22, 2018: London Marathon (England)

Top MAY

May 4 to 5, 2018: Horse Racing - Kentucky Derby, Louisville/Kentucky (USA)

May 4 to 20, 2018: Ice hockey IIHF World Championship, Copenhagen, Herning (Denmark)

May 16, 2018: UEFA Europa League Final, Décines-Charpieu (France)

May 19, 2018: Football - FA Cup final and Scottish Cup final, Wembley Stadium/London (UK)

May 26, 2018: (Soccer) UEFA Champions League final, Kiev (Ukraine)

May 21 to June 10, 2018: French Tennis Open, Paris Roland Garros (France)

May 27, 2018: Monaco F1 Grand Prix (Monaco)

May 27, 2018: IndyCar Indianapolis 500 (United States)

Top JUNE

May 21 to June 10, 2018: French Tennis Open, Paris Roland Garros (France)

June 14 to 17, 2018: Golf US Open Championship, Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, New York (USA)

June 14 - July 15, 2018: Football/soccer - FIFA World Cup, Russia

June 16 to 17, 2018: Auto Racing - The 24 Hours of Le Mans Automobile Race, Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans (France)

June ?, 2018: Ice Hockey - Stanley Cup finals, (USA)

June ?, 2018: Basketball - NBA Finals, USA/Canada

Top JULY

July 2 to 15, 2018: Tennis - Wimbledon, London (UK)

July 7 to 29, 2018: Cycling - Tour de France, France

July 8, 2018 : Formula 1 - British Grand Prix, Silverstone

July 15 to 22, 2018: Golf - British Golf Open, Carnoustie (UK)

July 15 to August 15, 2018: World Fencing Championships, Wuxi (China)

July 19 to 22, 2018: British Open - Carnoustie Golf Links, Carnoustie, Angus/Scotland (UK)

July 19 to 22, 2018: Extreme Sports - Summer X Games, Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA)

July 20 to 22, 2018: Rugby World Cup Sevens, San Francisco (USA)

July 21 to August 5, 2018: Hockey (Field) - Women's World Cup, London (UK)

Top AUGUST

July 15 to August 15, 2018: World Fencing Championships, Wuxi (China)

21 July to August 5, 2018: Hockey - Women's World Cup, London (UK)

August 1-5, 2018: Cricket - England v India Test series starts at Edgbaston

August 1 to 12, 2018: Athletics, swimming, cycling, rowing and triathlon - European Sports Championships, Berlin (Germany) & Glasgow (UK)

August 1 to 12, 2018: European Sports Championships, Glasgow and Berlin

August 3 to 19, 2018: Multi-sports - Central Caribbean Games, Barranquilla (Colombia)

August 9 to 12, 2018: Golf PGA Championship, USA

August 16 to 19, 2018: US PGA, Bellerive Country Club, Missouri (USA)

August 18 to September 2, 2018: Multi-sports - Asian Games, Jakarta & Palembang (Indonesia)

August 27 - September 09, 2019: Tennis US Open, New York (USA)

Top SEPTEMBER

September 1 to 9, 2018: Rowing - World Rowing Championships, Plovdiv (Bulgaria)

September 10 to 23, 2018: Equestrian - FEI World Equestrian Games, Tryon, North Carolina (USA)

September 10 to 30, 2018: Volleyball - World Women's Volleyball Championship, Italy and Bulgaria

September 11 to 23, 2018: Multi sports - Summer Youth Olympics, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

September 20 to 27, 2018: World Judo Championships - Seniors and Teams, Baku (Azerbaijan)

September 23 to 30, 2018: Cycling - UCI Road World Championships, Innsbruck (Austria)

September 28 to 30, 2018: Golf - Ryder Cup, Le Golf National, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Paris (France)

September 30 to October 21, 2018: Volleyball - World Women's Volleyball Championship, Japan

Top OCTOBER

October 20 to 27, 2018: Multi-sports - Invictus Games, Sydney (Australia)

October 25 to November 3, 2018: Gymnastics - World Championships (Artistic), Doha (Qatar)

Top NOVEMBER

October 25 to November 3, 2018: Gymnastics - World Championships (Artistic), Doha (Qatar)

November 6, 2018: Horse Racing - Melbourne Cup, Victoria (Australia)

November 23 to 25, 2018: Davis Cup Tennis

November 3 to 14, 2018: Cricket - Women's World Twenty20, West Indies

Top DECEMBER

December 7 to 11, 2018: Swimming - FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), Hangzhou (China)