We are now heading into the last leg of the 2016 race, but although the year has turned on its head, there’s still loads of sporting entertainment to see us through to the new year.


26: Rugby Union, England v Argentina, UK

26: Rugby Union, Scotland v Georgia, UK

26: Rugby Union, Ireland v Australia, UK

26: Rugby Union, South Africa v Wales, UK

26: Rugby Union, France v New Zealand, France

26: Cricket, South Africa v Australia, Test 3 (day 3), Australia

26: Cricket, New Zealand v Pakistan, Test 2 (day 2), New Zealand

26: Cricket, India v England, Test 1, India

27: Tri-Nations Cricket, Finals, Zimbabwe

27: Formula 1, final race of the season, Abu Dhabi


1 – 10: National Rodeo Finals, USA

3: Rugby Union, England v Australia, UK

3: SEC college football Championship, USA

3: Big Ten Championship football playoff, USA

4: Cricket, Australia v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Australia

6: Cricket, Australia v New Zealand, 2nd ODI, Australia

6: Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic, USA

6 – 7: Football Champion’s League Group stage ends

6 – 11: Swimming World Short Course Championships, Canada

8: Cricket, India v England, 4th Test, India

9: Cricket, Australia v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Australia

10: Boxing, Anthony Joshua v Eric Molina, IBF heavyweight title match, UK

13 – 19: London International Horse Show, UK

15: Cricket, Australia v Pakistan, 1st Test, Australia

15 – 17: Women’s Volleyball Championships, USA

16: Cricket, England v India, 5th Test, India

18: Gotham Classic Men’s Basketball, USA

26: Cricket, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, New Zealand

26: Cricket, Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Australia

26: Cricket, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, South Africa

26: Horse racing, King George VI Chase, UK