England, the reigning champions of European football, will begin playing in the Women’s World Cup on July 20 in Australia and New Zealand.
In France, the men’s rugby union World Cup begins in September.
In June and July, England’s men and women compete for the Ashes again, and in October and November, England’s men compete in India to defend their 50-over World Cup victory.
In addition, in February, the women’s teams of England and Ireland compete in the T20 World Cup in South Africa.
Additionally, a World Athletics Championship and a Netball World Championship are held in Cape Town and Budapest, respectively.
At the inaugural World Cycling Championships in August, the greatest riders in the world will compete for 13 titles in Glasgow.
Back-to-back Ryder Cup and Solheim Cup competitions take place in the autumn, with Europe’s women vying for the trophy in Spain and Europe’s men vying for it in the United States.
Highlights from 2023 sports
10 to 26 February: Women’s Twenty20 Cricket World Cup, South Africa, February 4–18, March: Men’s Rugby Union Six Nations, 25 March – 29 April: Women’s Rugby Union Six Nations on April 15: Horse racing – Fantastic Public, Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool
15 April-1 May: Snooker – Big showdown, Pot Theater, Sheffield
14 May: Football: June 3, Wembley Stadium, Women’s FA Cup final: Football – Men’s FA Cup last, Wembley Arena; Men’s Scottish Cup last, Hampden Park; Finale of the Women’s Champions League, Philips Stadion, Eindhoven, June 10: Football – Men’s Heroes Association last, Ataturk Olympic Arena, Istanbul
16 June-31 July: Men’s Ashes Cricket, June 22-July 18: Cricket – Women’s Ashes, July 1 through 23: Tour de France cycling, July 3-16: Tennis at Wimbledon from July 8-17: Para-sports – Big showdowns, Paris
9 July: British Grand Prix of Formula One, Silverstone, 20-23 July: Open Championship of Golf, Royal Liverpool, Hoylake, July 20–August 20: Women’s World Cup of Football, Australia and New Zealand, July 23-30: Women’s cycling at the Tour de France, July 28-August 6: World Cup of Netball, Cape Town, South Africa, July 31-August 6: World Para-Swimming Championships in Manchester in August (dates to be determined): Cricket: The Hundred, August 3-13: World Championships of Cycling, Glasgow, 10-13 August: Women’s Open of Golf, Walton Heath, August 19-27: World Championships in Athletics, Budapest, 8 September-28 October: Men’s Rugby Union World Cup, France, September 12: 150th anniversary football match: England vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, September 22-24: Golf’s Solheim Cup will be held at Finca Cortesin in Malaga, Spain, from September 29 to October 1. October-November (dates to be determined): Ryder Cup golf at Marco Simone Golf Club in Rome India, Men’s World Cup of Cricket
Calendars for each sport
3: Finale of the World Darts Championship, Alexandra Palace, London, 6-9: Football’s third round of the FA Cup, 8-15: The Masters of Snooker, Alexandra Palace, London, 10-11: Football: 11, 14, and 15 League Cup quarterfinals: England vs. Jamaica Netball Series, 13-15: Hero Cup of Golf: 13-29: Continental Europe versus Great Britain and Ireland at Abu Dhabi Golf Club: Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, Odisha, India, Men’s Hockey World Cup 14: Football: Scottish League Cup semifinal matchup: 15: Celtic vs. Kilmarnock Football: Scottish League Cup semifinal matchup: 16-29 Rangers defeated Aberdeen: Tennis: 21-22 at the Australian Open in Melbourne: Fourth round of the Scottish Cup of Football, January 22-February 5: World Skeleton and Bobsleigh Championships, St. Moritz, Switzerland, from 25 to 26: Football: First legs of the League Cup semi-finals, 25-26: Football – Ladies’ Association Cup quarter-finals
27: Bloemfontein, first one-day international cricket: 27-30: South Africa vs. England Football’s 28th round of the FA Cup: Boxing, Wembley Stadium 29, Artur Beterbiyev vs. Anthony Yarde for the IBF, WBC, and WBO light-heavyweight world titles: Bloemfontein, second one-day international cricket: 29: South Africa vs. England Birmingham Arena 29, BBL Cup Finals of Basketball: Women’s FA Cup, fourth round of football: American Football – NFL Gathering Titles
29 Jan-5 Feb: Street World Skateboarding Championships, Sharjah, February 1: Kimberley’s third one-day international cricket: England versus South Africa.
1-2: Football: Second legs of the League Cup semi-finals, 1-11: Morocco, 3-5, Club World Cup of Football: Davis Cup qualifying round for tennis: 4: Colombia versus Great Britain Six Nations rugby union: versus Ireland; Scotland vs. England 5: Six Nations rugby union: 5-12: Italy versus France Park World Skateboarding Championships, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, June 6–19: Winter sports, including the Alpine World Ski Championships, Courchevel-Meribel, France, from August 8–9: 8-12: Semifinals of the Women’s League Cup in football European Track Cycling Championships, Grenchen, Switzerland, 9: Women’s EuroBasket Basketball Qualifier for 2023: Manchester 10-26: Great Britain vs. Estonia South Africa 11, Women’s T20 World Cup of Cricket: Six Nations rugby union: France vs. Ireland; 11-12: Scotland vs. Wales Round 12 of the Scottish Cup of Football: Six Nations rugby union: Italy vs. England 12: American Football – Super Bowl 57, Glendale, Arizona, State Farm Stadium, 12: Women’s EuroBasket Basketball Qualifier for 2023: Manchester, England versus Portugal, 13-23: Murcia, Spain, Pinatar Cup of Football: Scotland, Wales, Iceland, and the Philippines participated in the competition for women.
14-15: Football – first leg of the Champions League final 16: Football – first legs of the Europa League and Europa Conference League play-off round, 16, 19, and 22: Arnold Clark Cup Football: In the round-robin tournament in Milton Keynes, Coventry, and Bristol, England will play Italy, Belgium, and the Korea Republic. Warrington Wolves host Leeds Rhinos in the opening game of the Rugby League – Super League season, 16-20: Cricket – First Test, Mount Maunganui: 18: New Zealand vs. England The World Club Challenge of Rugby League: 18: St. Helens vs. Penrith Panthers, NRL champions, Penrith Stadium, New South Wales, Australia Athletics: Bathurst, Australia, World Cross Country Championships, 18-19: Athletics, Birmingham Arena, UK Indoor Championships, 19 February-5 March: Bakuriani, Georgia, 21-22, Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships: Football – first legs of the Champions League last 16: Football – second legs of the Europa League and Europa Conference League knockout rounds: 24-28 Second Test of Cricket in Auckland: 25: New Zealand vs. England Six Nations rugby union: Ireland vs. Italy; 25: Wales versus England Games – Birmingham World Indoor Visit Last, Birmingham Field