Sport events calendar 2021: all the rescheduled events and dates for your diary

While major sporting events including the Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020 were postponed this year, with the promise of a Covid vaccine it's looking likely that we'll be able to enjoy a fuller calendar of sport in 2021.

Here are the dates for events already announced.

Football

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    FA Cup 2020-21:

    • Third round: January 8-11
    • Fourth round: January 22-25
    • Fifth round: February 10
    • Quarter-finals: March 21
    • Semi-finals: April 17-18
    • Final: May 15

    Scottish Cup 2020-21:

    • Third round: January 30
    • Fourth round: 20 February 2021
    • Quarter-finals: 13 March 2021
    • Semi-finals: 10 April 2021
    • Final: 8 May 2021

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    FA Women’s Cup Final: May 22

    Carabao Cup final: April 25

    Champions League final: May 29

    Europa League final: May 26

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    EFL Play-off finals: May 29-31

    European Championships 2021:

    • First game (Italy v Turkey): June 11
    • Wales v Switzerland: June 12
    • England v Croatia: June 13
    • Scotland v Czech Republic: June 14
    • Wales v Turkey: June 16
    • England v Scotland: June 18
    • Wales v Italy: June 20
    • England v Czech Republic: June 22
    • Scotland v Croatia: June 22
    • Round of 16: June 26-29
    • Quarter-finals: July 2, 3
    • Semi-finals: July 6, 7
    • Final: July 11

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    British Indoor Championships: February 20-21

    Muller Anniversary Games (London): July 13

    London Marathon: October 3

    New York Marathon: November 7

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    Cricket

    Sri Lanka v England Tests: January 14-18, 22-6

    India v England Tests: February 5-9, 13-17, 24-28, March 4-8

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    India v England T20s: March 12, 14, 16, 18 , 20

    India v England ODIs: March 23, 26, 28

    England v Sri Lanka ODIs: June 29, July 1, 4

    England v Pakistan ODIs: July 8, 10, 13

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    England v Pakistan T20s: July 16, 18, 20

    England v India Tests: August 4-8, 12,-16, 25-29; September 2-6, 10-14

    Pakistan v England T20s: October 14, 15

    T20 World Cup: October-November 14 (India, start date to be confirmed)

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    Darts

    World Matchplay in Blackpool: July 17-25

    Formula One

    Australian Grand Prix (first event): March 21

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    British Grand Prix (Silverstone): July 18

    Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (final event): December 5

    Golf

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    Masters: April 8-11

    US PGA: May 20-23

    US Open: June 17-20

    The Open Championship: July 15-18

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    Ryder Cup: September 24-26

    Olympic Games

    Tokyo: July 23-August 8

    Paralympic Games

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    Tokyo: August 24-September 5

    Racing

    Cheltenham Festival: March 16-19

    Grand National Festival: April 8-10

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    Scottish Grand National: April 16-17

    Epsom Derby Festival: June 4-5

    Royal Ascot: June 15-19

    Rugby Union

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    Six Nations:

    • Italy v France: February 6
    • England v Scotland: February 6
    • Wales v Ireland: February 7
    • England v Italy: February 13
    • Scotland v Wales: February 13
    • Ireland v France: February 14
    • Italy v Ireland: February 27
    • Wales v England: February 27
    • France v Scotland: February 28
    • Italy v Wales: March 13
    • England v France: March 13
    • Scotland v Ireland: March 14
    • Scotland v Italy: March 20
    • France v Wales: March 20
    • Ireland v England March 20

    European Champions Cup final: May 21

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    Premiership Final: June 26

    British and Irish Lions v Japan: June 26

    South Africa v British and Irish Lions: July 24, 31, August 7

    Rugby League

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    Super League 2021 begins: March 11

    Challenge Cup final: July 17

    Super League Grand Final: October 9

    World Cup: October 23-November 27

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    Snooker

    World Championship: April 17-May 3

    UK Championship: November 27-December 5

    Tennis

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    Australian Open: February 8-21

    French Open: May 23-June 6

    Wimbledon: June 28-July 11

    US Open: August 30-September 12

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