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NEW DELHI: In the year of biggest sports extravaganza, i.e., the Summer Olympics, there’s a lot more to look forward to. Timesofindia.com puts together the month-wise list of international sports events coming up in 2020.

JANUARY

Jan 5-10 – Cricket – India vs Sri Lanka, 3 T20Is

Jan 7-12 – Badminton – Malaysia Masters

Jan 9-22 – Winter Youth Olympics, Lausanne, Switzerland

Jan 14-19 – Badminton – Indonesia Masters

Jan 14-19 – Cricket – India vs Australia, 3 ODIs

Jan 17 – Feb 9 – Cricket – ICC U-19 World Cup, South Africa

Jan 18-19 – Hockey Pro League – India vs Netherlands

Jan 20-Feb 2 – Tennis – Australia Open, Melbourne

Jan 21-26 – Badminton – Thailand Masters

Jan 24 – Mar 4 – Cricket – India’s tour of New Zealand: 5 T20Is, 3 ODIs, 2 Tests

FEBRUARY

Feb 8-9 – Hockey Pro League: India vs Belgium

Feb 18-23 – Badminton – Spain Masters

Feb 18-23 – Wrestling – Asian Championships (Seniors), Delhi

Feb 21 – Mar 8 – Cricket – Women’s ICC World T20, Australia

Feb 21-22 – Hockey Pro League: India vs Australia

Feb 25 – 1 Mar – Badminton – China Masters

Feb 26 – 1 Mar – Cycling – World Track Championships – Berlin, Germany

MARCH


Mar 3-8 – Badminton – German Cup

Mar 4-13 – Shooting – ISSF World Cup Shotgun, Nicosia, Cyprus

Mar 11-15 – Badminton – All England

Mar 12-18 – Cricket – South Africa’s tour of India – 3 ODIs

Mar 13-15 – World Athletics Indoor Championships – Nanjing, China

Mar 15 – F1 – Australian Grand Prix

Mar 15-26 – Shooting – ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol / Shotgun, Delhi

Mar 17-22 – Badminton – Swiss Open

Mar 22 – F1 – Bahrain Grand Prix

Mar 24-29 – Badminton – India Open

Mar 27-29 – Wrestling – Asian Olympic qualifier, Xi’an, China

Mar 31 – April 5 – Badminton – Malaysia Cup

APRIL


April-May – Cricket – Indian Premier League

Apr 2-5 – Wrestling – Asian Championships (Cadets, Juniors, Seniors, Veterans), Manila, Philippines

Apr 5 – F1 – Vietnam Grand Prix

Apr 7-12 – Badminton – Singapore Open

Apr 9-12 – Golf – Augusta Masgers, USA

Apr 16-25 – Shooting – Olympic Games Test Event Rifle / Pistol / Shotgun, Tokyo, Japan

Apr 18 – May 4 – World Snooker Championship – Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England

Apr 19 – F1 – Chinese Grand Prix

Apr 25-26 – Hockey Pro League: Germany vs India

Apr 29 – May 3 – Badminton – New Zealand Open

MAY


May 1-17 – Ice Hockey – IIHF World Championship, Zurich & Lausanne, Switzerland

May 2-3 – Hockey Pro League: Great Britain vs India

May 3 – F1 – Dutch Grand Prix

May 10 – F1 – Spanish Grand Prix

May 11-17 – Golf – US PGA – TPC Harding Park, San Francisco, California

May 16-24 – Badminton – Thomas and Uber Cup Finals

May 23-24 – Hockey Pro League: India vs New Zealand

May 24 – F1 – Monaco Grand Prix

May 25 – Jun 1 – Tennis – French Open – Paris, France

May 23 – Football – FA Cup final – Wembley Stadium, London

May 27 – Football – Europa League Final, Gdansk, Poland

May 30 – Football – UEFA Champions League Final, Istanbul, Turkey

JUNE


June – Basketball, NBA Finals, USA/Canada

Jun 2-7 – Badminton – Australian Open

Jun 2-9 – Shooting – ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol, Munich, Germany

Jun 5-6 – Hockey Pro League: Argentina vs India

June 6-21 – Hockey – Women’s Asian Champions Trophy, Donghae City, Korea

Jun 7 – F1 – Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Jun 9-14 – Badminton – Thailand Open

Jun 12 – Jul 12 – Football – Euro 2020

Jun 12 – Jul 12 – Football – Copa America in Argentina and Colombia

Jun 13-14 – Hockey Pro League: Spain vs India

Jun 14 – F1 – Canadian Grand Prix

Jun 16-21 – Badminton – Indonesia Open

Jun 18–21 – Golf – US Open, Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, New York

Jun 22 – Jul 3 – Shooting – ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol / Shotgun, Baku, Azerbaijan

Jun 23-28 – Badminton – US Open

Jun 25-28 – Wrestling – Asian Championships (Cadets), Bangkok, Thailand

Jun 28 – F1 – French Grand Prix

Jun 27 – Jul 19 – Cycling – Tour de France

Jun 29 – Jul 6 – Tennis – Wimbledon in London, England

Jun 30 – Jul 5 – Badminton – Canada Open

2020

JULY


Jul 5 – F1 – Austrian Grand Prix

Jul 7-12 – Badminton – Russian Open

Jul 7-12 – Wrestling – Asian Championships (Juniors), venue to be announced

Jul 11-19 – Shooting – World Championship Juniors Rifle / Pistol / Shotgun Suhl, Germany

Jul 16–19 – Golf – British Open at Royal St George’s Golf Club, Sandwich Kent, England

Jul 19 – F1 – British Grand Prix

Jul 24 – Aug 9 – Summer Olympics – Tokyo, Japan

Jul 28 – Aug 2 – Badminton – Hyderabad Open

AUGUST


Aug 2 – F1 – Hungarian Grand Prix

Aug 16-23 – World Rowing Championships – Bled, Slovenia

Aug 17-23 – Wrestling – World Championships (Cadets), Tatabanya, Hungary

Aug 18-23 – Badminton – Akita Masters, Japan

Aug 25-Sep 6 – Paralympic Games – Tokyo, Japan

Aug 25-30 – Badminton – Vietnam Open

Aug 28 – Wrestling – World Championships (Cadets, Juniors), Constanta, Romania

Aug 30 – F1 – Belgian Grand Prix

Aug 31 – Sep 13 – Tennis – US Open – New York

SEPTEMBER


Sep – Cricket – Asia Cup T20, UAE

Sep-Oct – Cricket – England’s tour of India: 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is

Sep 1-6 – Badminton – Chinese Taipei Open

Sep 6 – F1 – Italian Grand Prix (Subject to contract signature)

Sep 7-13 – Wrestling – World Championships (Juniors), Belgrade, Serbia

Sep 9-13 – World University Shooting Sport Championship, Pilsen, Czech Republic

Sep 15-30 – Badminton – China Open, Changzhou

Sep 20 – F1 – Singapore Grand Prix

Sep 20-27 – Cycling – UCI Road World Championships, Aigle and Martigny, Switzerland

Sep 22-27 – Badminton – Japan Open, Tokyo

Sep 25-27 – Golf – Ryder Cup, Whistling Straits (Haven, Wisconsin)

Sep 27 – F1 – Russian Grand Prix

Sep 29 – Oct 4 – Badminton – Indonesia Masters Super 100

OCTOBER


Oct – Cricket – India’s tour of Australia: 3 T20Is

Oct 6-11 – Badminton – Dutch Open

Oct 11 – Japanese Grand Prix

Oct 13-18 – Badminton – Denmark Open

Oct 18–Nov 15 – Cricket – ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, Australia

Oct 20-25 – Badminton – French Open

Oct 25 – F1 – US Grand Prix

Oct 27 – Nov 1 – Badminton – SaarLorLux Open

Oct 27 – Nov 1 – Badminton – Macau Open

Oct 27 – Nov 1 – Wrestling – World University Championships (Seniors), Nizhny, Russia

NOVEMBER


Nov-Dec – Cricket – India’s tour of Australia: 4 Tests, 3 ODIs

Nov 1 – F1 – Mexican Grand Prix

Nov 3-8 – Badminton – China Open

Nov 10-15 – Badminton – Hong Kong Open

Nov 15 – F1 – Brazilian Grand Prix

Nov 17-22 – Badminton – Syed Modi India International

Nov 23-29 – Wrestling – World Championships (U-23), Tampere, Finland

Nov 24-29 – Badminton – Korea Masters

Nov 29 – F1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

DECEMBER


Dec 9-13 – Badminton – BWF World Tour Finals, Guangzhou

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