Sporting calendar 2019: Major events of the year

BBC Sport picks out the key sporting events of 2019, including the Cricket World Cup, the Women’s World Cup in football, and the Rugby World Cup.

The month-by-month list will be updated with further fixtures and events as they are confirmed but please bear in mind that dates and venues are subject to change.

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2019 unmissable events

7-15 Nov: Para-athletics – World Championships, Dubai

Month-by-month calendar

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1 Nov-3 Dec: Cricket – England tour of New Zealand

7-15: Para-athletics – World Championships, Dubai

8-10: Cycling – Track Cycling World Cup, Glasgow

8: Cricket – New Zealand v England, fourth T20, Napier

9: Rugby league – Great Britain v New Zealand, second Test, Christchurch

9: Football – Women’s friendly, England v Germany, Wembley Stadium

9-10: Tennis – Fed Cup final

10-16: Cricket – New Zealand v England, fifth T20, Auckland

11-17: Tennis – ATP Finals, London

14: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, England v Montenegro, Wembley Stadium

15: Rugby union – European Champions Cup starts

16: Rugby league – Great Britain v Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby

16: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Northern Ireland v Netherlands; Azerbaijan v Wales; Cyprus v Scotland

17: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Kosovo v England

17: Formula 1 – Brazilian Grand Prix, Sao Paulo

18: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Republic of Ireland v Denmark

18-24: Tennis – Davis Cup, Madrid

19: Football – Euro 2020 qualifying, Germany v Northern Ireland; Wales v Hungary; Scotland v Kazakhstan

20-25: Cricket – New Zealand v England, first Test, Mount Maunganui

21-24: Golf – DP World Tour Championship, Dubai

23-23: Swimming – International Swimming League, London leg

26 Nov-8 Dec: Snooker – UK Championship, York

28 Nov-1 Dec: Trampoline – World Championships, Japan

28 Nov-2 Dec: Cricket – New Zealand v England, second Test, Hamilton


17 Dec-16 Feb (2020): Cricket – England tour of South Africa

1: Formula 1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Marina

4-8: Swimming – European Short Course Championships, Glasgow

12-15: Golf – Presidents Cup, Melbourne

26-30: Cricket – South Africa v England, first Test, Centurion

26: Horse racing – King George VI Chase, Kempton

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