2019 sports event calendar and TV guide for summer

what’s on in June?

Fifa Women’s World Cup and the ICC Cricket World Cup are on the schedule

 

2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup

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The United States won the Fifa Women’s World Cup in 2015 

June is World Cup month with major tournaments happening in women’s football and in cricket.

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2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup: England and Scotland fixtures, squads, TV coverage

The 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup kicks off on 7 June in France while the ICC Cricket World Cup is currently taking place in England and Wales.

This month’s sporting schedule also features the French Open tennis grand slam, three Formula 1 grands prix (Canada, France and Austria), the Copa America football tournament and the US Open men’s golf major.

There’s also Major League Baseball in London with the Boston Red Sox taking on rivals New York Yankees.

France welcomes the world

Host nation France face South Korea in the opening match of the Fifa Women’s World Cup in Paris on Friday 7 June.

England face Scotland in group D on Sunday 9 June. BBC Sport will show coverage of all World Cup matches across its TV channels, website and red button. 

Women’s World Cup fixtures:

  • Friday 7 June: France vs. South Korea (8pm, BBC One) 
  • Saturday 8 June: Germany vs. China (2pm, BBC One); Spain vs. South Africa (5pm, BBC Red Button and online); Norway vs. Nigeria (8pm, BBC Red Button and online) 
  • Sunday 9 June: Australia vs. Italy (12pm, BBC Red Button and online); Brazil vs. Jamaica (2.30pm, BBC Red Button and online); England vs. Scotland (5pm, BBC One and BBC ALBA)
This week’s Cricket World Cup fixtures

On Saturday 8 June England face Bangladesh in Cardiff. All Cricket World Cup matches are live on Sky Sports:

  • Friday 7 June: Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka (10.30am) 
  • Saturday 8 June: England vs. Bangladesh (10.30am); Afghanistan vs. New Zealand (1.30pm) 
  • Sunday 9 June: India vs. Australia (10.30am)
  • Monday 10 June: South Africa vs. West Indies (10.30am)
  • Tuesday 11 June: Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka (10.30am)
  • Wednesday 12 June: Australia vs. Pakistan (10.30am)
  • Thursday 13 June: India vs. New Zealand (10.30am)
  • Friday 14 June: England vs. West Indies (10.30am)
  • Saturday 15 June: Sri Lanka vs. Australia (10.30am); South Africa vs. Afghanistan (1.30pm)
  • Cricket World Cup fixtures

June 2019 sporting events

ICC Cricket World Cup
French Open tennis grand slam
  • When: until 9 June 
  • Where: Roland-Garros, Paris, France 
  • TV channel: Eurosport and ITV 4
2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup
Fifa Women’s World Cup opening match
  • Who: France vs. South Korea (group A)
  • When: Friday 7 June 
  • Where: Parc des Princes, Paris 
  • Kick-off time: 8pm (BST) 
  • TV channel: BBC One
Uefa Nations League third/fourth-placed match
  • Who: Switzerland vs. England 
  • When: Sunday 9 June  
  • Where: Estádio D. Afonso Henriques, Guimaraes 
  • Kick-off time: 2pm (BST) 
  • TV channel: live on Sky Sports
  • Tournament guide
Fifa Women’s World Cup group D

Sunday 9 June: England vs. Scotland (5pm, BBC One and BBC ALBA)  

F1 Canadian Grand Prix
Uefa Nations League final
  • Who: Portugal vs. Netherlands 
  • When: Sunday 9 June  
  • Where: Estádio do Dragão, Porto 
  • Kick-off time: 7.45pm (BST) 
  • TV channel: live on Sky Sports
  • Tournament guide
US Open
  • What: men’s golf major
  • When: 13-16 June 
  • Where: Pebble Beach Golf Links, California, US
  • TV channel: live on Sky Sports
Fifa Women’s World Cup group D
  • Friday 14 June: England vs. Argentina (8pm, BBC One
  • Friday 14 June: Japan vs. Scotland (2pm, BBC One and BBC ALBA)
2019 Copa América
2019 Copa América
  • What: 46th edition of the South American football tournament 
  • When: 14 June to 7 July 
  • Where: Brazil 
  • Number of nations: 12 
  • Number of matches: 26 
  • UK TV channel: Premier Sports
87th 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • When: 15-16 June 
  • Where: Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France 
  • TV channel: Eurosport UK
Fifa Women’s World Cup group D
  • Wednesday 19 June: Japan vs. England (8pm, BBC One
  • Wednesday 19 June: Scotland vs. Argentina (8pm, BBC Four and BBC ALBA)
Women’s KPMG PGA Championship
  • What: women’s golf major 
  • When: 20-23 June 
  • Where: Hazeltine National Golf Course, Chaska, Minnesota, USA 
  • TV channel: live on Sky Sports
2019 Africa Cup of Nations
  • When: 21 June to 19 July 
  • Where: Egypt
  • TV channel: Eurosport UK
F1 French Grand Prix
  • When: 23 June 
  • Where: Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France
  • TV: live on Sky Sports F1, highlights on Channel 4
MLB London games: Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees
  • When: 29-30 June 
  • Where: London Stadium, London 
  • How to watch: TV coverage on BT Sport and live stream on BBC 
F1 Austrian Grand Prix
  • When: 30 June 
  • Where: Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria
  • TV: live on Sky Sports F1, highlights on Channel 4

July 2019 sporting events

2019 Copa América
  • What: 46th edition of the South American football tournament 
  • When: until 7 July 
  • Where: Brazil 
  • Number of nations: 12 
  • Number of matches: 26 
  • UK TV channel: Premier Sports
ICC Cricket World Cup
ICC Cricket World Cup
2019 Africa Cup of Nations
  • When: until 19 July 
  • Where: Egypt
  • TV channel: Eurosport UK
Wimbledon Championships
  • When: 1-14 July 
  • Where: All England Club, Wimbledon, London
  • TV and digital coverage: live on BBC Sport
Tour de France
  • When: 6-28 July
  • Where: Belgium and France 
  • TV channels: ITV 4Eurosport and S4C
Formula 1 British Grand Prix
Open Championship
  • What: men’s golf major
  • When: 14-21 July 
  • Where: Royal Portrush Golf Club, County Antrim, Northern Ireland 
  • TV channel: live on Sky Sports
Test cricket: England vs. Ireland
  • When: 24-27 July
  • Where: Lord’s, London
Evian Championship
  • What: women’s golf major 
  • When: 25-28 July 
  • Where: Evian Resort, Evian-les-Bains, France 
  • TV channel: live on Sky Sports
F1 German Grand Prix
  • When: 28 July 
  • Where: Hockenheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • TV: live on Sky Sports F1, highlights on Channel 4

Women’s British Open

August 2019 sporting events

Women’s British Open
  • What: women’s golf major 
  • Where: Marquess’ Course, Woburn Golf & CC, Milton Keynes 
  • When: 1-4 August 
  • TV channel: live on Sky Sports
The Ashes: England vs. Australia
  • 1-5 August: 1st Test (Edgbaston, Birmingham)   
  • 14-18 August: 2nd Test (Lord’s, London) 
  • 22-26 August: 3rd Test (Headingley, Leeds)
  • TV: live on Sky Sports
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix
2019 FA Community Shield: Manchester City vs. Liverpool
  • What: Premier League winners against the Premier League runners-up
  • Where: Wembley Stadium, London
  • When: Sunday 4 August
  • Kick-off time: 3pm (BST)
  • TV channel: BT Sport
Rugby league: Challenge Cup Final
  • When: 24 August 
  • Where: Wembley Stadium, London
US Open tennis grand slam
  • When: 26 August-8 September 
  • Where: Flushing Meadows, New York, US

September 2019 sporting events

US Open tennis grand slam
  • When: 26 August-8 September 
  • Where: Flushing Meadows, New York, US
F1 Belgian Grand Prix
  • When: 1 September 
  • Where: Spa-Francorchamps, Stavelot, Belgium 
  • TV: live on Sky Sports F1, highlights on Channel 4
The Ashes: England vs. Australia
  • 4-8 September: 4th Test (Old Trafford, Manchester) 
  • 12-16 September: 5th Test (The Oval, London) 
  • TV: live on Sky Sports
F1 Italian Grand Prix
Solheim Cup 2019
  • What: Team Europe vs. Team USA women’s golf team event 
  • When: 9-15 September
  • Where: Gleneagles, Scotland 
  • Tickets: solheimcup2019.com 
  • TV channel: Sky Sports
Rugby World Cup
2019 Rugby World Cup
  • When: 20 September to 2 November  
  • Where: 12 locations across Japan 
  • Teams: 20
  • Number of matches: 48
  • UK TV channel: ITV
F1 Singapore Grand Prix
2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships
  • When: 28 September to 6 October 
  • Where: Doha, Qatar
F1 Russian Grand Prix

October 2019 sporting events

2019 Rugby World Cup
  • When: until to 2 November  
  • Where: 12 locations across Japan 
  • Teams: 20
  • Number of matches: 48
  • UK TV channel: ITV
2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships
  • When: 28 September to 6 October 
  • Where: Doha, Qatar
2019 NFL London Series
  • Sunday 6 October: Chicago Bears vs. Oakland Raiders (6pm; Tottenham Hotspur Stadium) 
  • Sunday 13 October: Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2.30pm; Tottenham Hotspur Stadium) 
  • Sunday 27 October: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Los Angeles Rams (5pm; Wembley Stadium)
Rugby league: 22nd Grand Final
  • When: 12 October 
  • Where: Old Trafford, Manchester 
F1 Japanese Grand Prix
F1 Mexican Grand Prix

November 2019 sporting events

2019 Rugby World Cup
  • When: until to 2 November  
  • Where: 12 locations across Japan 
  • Teams: 20
  • Number of matches: 48
  • UK TV channel: ITV
2019 NFL London Series
  • Sunday 3 November: Houston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (2.30pm; Wembley Stadium)
F1 United States Grand Prix
  • When: 3 November 
  • Where: Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, US 
  • TV: live on Sky Sports F1, highlights on Channel 4
Tennis: ATP Finals
  • When: 10-17 November 
  • Where: The O2, London
F1 Brazilian Grand Prix
Golf: DP World Tour Championship Dubai
  • When: 21-24 November 
  • Where: Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai, UAE

December 2019 sporting events

2019 Formula 1
Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
  • When: 1 December 
  • Where: Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE 
  • TV: live on Sky Sports F1, highlights on Channel 4
Golf: Presidents Cup
  • When: 9-15 December 
  • Where: Royal Melbourne Golf Club, Victoria, Australia