Sport calendar 2016

JANUARY

Australian Open (tennis)

Big Bash League finals (cricket)

FEBRUARY

Australia v New Zealand Test series (cricket)

Super Bowl (gridiron)

MARCH

AFL season starts

NRL season starts

World T20 (cricket)

Australian Grand Prix (Formula 1)

V8 Supercars season starts (motor racing)

David Warner will be out to help Australia win its first World T20 in India. Picture: Getty Images
David Warner will be out to help Australia win its first World T20 in India. Picture: Getty ImagesSource: Getty Images

APRIL

World T20 final (cricket)

US Masters (golf)

NBA playoffs start (basketball)

MAY

A-League grand final (soccer)

FA Cup final (soccer)

French Open (tennis)

Monaco Grand Prix (Formula 1)

Fomula One and Red Bull star Daniel Ricciardo. Picture: Getty Images
Fomula One and Red Bull star Daniel Ricciardo. Picture: Getty ImagesSource: Getty Images

JUNE

Euro 2016 stars (soccer)

NBA finals (basketball)

State of Origin I and II (rugby league)

JULY

Wimbledon (tennis)

Tour de France (cycling)

Euro 2016 final (soccer)

State of Origin III (rugby league)

ANZ Championship grand final (netball)

Richie Porte will be in action in July’s Tour de France. Picture: Wayne Ludbey
Richie Porte will be in action in July’s Tour de France. Picture: Wayne LudbeySource: News Corp Australia

AUGUST

Rio Olympic Games

Super Rugby final (rugby union)

Bledisloe Cup (rugby union)

SEPTEMBER

AFL finals

NRL finals

US Open (tennis)

Hawthorn stars Cyril Rioli, Jordan Lewis, Sam Mitchell, Jarryd Roughead, Grant Birchill and Luke Hodge celebrate four AFL premierships. Picture: Wayne Ludbey
Hawthorn stars Cyril Rioli, Jordan Lewis, Sam Mitchell, Jarryd Roughead, Grant Birchill and Luke Hodge celebrate four AFL premierships. Picture: Wayne LudbeySource: News Corp Australia

OCTOBER

AFL Grand Final

NRL grand final

Caulfield Cup/Cox Plate/Derby Day (horse racing)

Ryder Cup (golf)

NOVEMBER

Melbourne Cup (horse racing)

Davis Cup final (tennis)

Michelle Payne made history after winning last year’s Melbourne Cup on Prince of Penzance. Picture: Wayne Ludbey
Michelle Payne made history after winning last year’s Melbourne Cup on Prince of Penzance. Picture: Wayne LudbeySource: News Corp Australia

DECEMBER

Boxing Day Test (cricket)

Sydney to Hobart (sailing)