The year 2020 – it’s all about sport

The sports year 2020 has everything to offer. Not only do the Red Devils go full for the European title, in Tokyo, the Belgian athletes want to score even better than the 6 Olympic medals in Rio. Which dates should you already note in your agenda?

The Highlights of 2020

20 January – 2 February Australian Open tennis
5 April Tour of Flanders (Ronde van Vlaanderen)
9-31 May Giro d’Italia
24 May – 7 June Roland Garros (Fra)
30 May Champions League finals in Istanbul
12 June – 12 July Euro 2020
27 June – 19 July Tour de France
29 June – 12 July Wimbledon
12 July Euro 2020: finals in London (UK)
24 July – 9 August Olympic Games in Tokyo (Jap)
14 August – 6 September The Vuelta
31 August – 13 September US Open
13-20 October ATP Antwerp – European Open

Full overview of the calendar

January 2020
5-17 January Dakar rally in Saudi Arabia
11-12 January Belgium – National Cyclocross in Antwerp
9-22 January Olympics for youth in Lausanne (Swiss)
9-26 January EC handball in Sweden/Norway/Austria
19-26 January Tour Down Under in Australia
20 January – 2 February Australian Open tennis
23-26 January Rally of Monte Carlo

February 2020
1-2 February World Championships Cyclo-Cross in Dübendorf (Swiss)
1 February – 14 March Six Country tournament rugby
2 February Superbowl American football in Miami (USA)
16 February NBA All Star Game
26 February – 1 March WC Road Cycling in Berlin (Ger)
29 February Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

The Formula 1 season starts again on 15 March.

March 2020
1 March Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne
6-8 March GP Qatar (opening MotoGP)
7 March Strade Bianche (Ita)
8-15 March Paris-Nice (Fra)
11-17 March Tirreno-Adriatico (Ita)
13-15 March WC Athletics indoor in Nankin (Chn)
15 March GP Australia (Openingsrace WC Formule 1)
21 March Milaan-Sanremo
22 March Finals of the Cup of Belgium (football)
25 March AG 3 day – Brugge-De Panne
27 March E3 Harelbeke
29 March Gent-Wevelgem

On the 5th of April it’s a big day for cycling with the Tour of Flanders.

April 2020
1 April Dwars door Vlaanderen
5 April Tour of Flanders (Ronde van Vlaanderen)
8 April Scheldeprijs
12 April Paris-Roubaix (Fra)
15 April La Flèche Brabançonne
18 April – 4 May WC snooker in Sheffield (UK)
19 April Amstel Gold Race (Ned)
22 April La Flèche Wallonne
26 April Liège-Bastogne-Liège

May 2020
1-3 May EC judo in Prague
9-31 May Giro d’Italia
11-17 May EC swimming in Budapest (Hun)
16-17 May finales Champions League volleyball
22-24 May finales Euroleague basketball
23 May FA Cup-finale in London (UK)
24 May – 7 June Roland Garros (Fra)
27 May Europa League-finale in Gdansk (Pol)
30 May Champions League finals in Istanbul
31 May – 7 June Criterium du Dauphiné

June 2020
4 June First game of the NBA-finale
5-7 June EC Rowing in Poznan (Pol)
10-14 June Baloise Belgium Tour
12 June – 12 July Euro 2020
12 June – 12 July Copa America in Argentinië en Colombia
18 June Belgium – National time trial
21 June Belgium – National road race
26-28 June WC mountainbike in Albstadt (Ger)
27 June – 19 July Tour de France
29 June – 12 July Wimbledon

Remco Evenepoel has made the Olympic Games his main goal.

July 2020
3-4 July Euro 2020: Quarter finals
7-8 July Euro 2020: Semi’s in London (UK)
12 July Euro 2020: finals in London (UK)
12 July WC triathlon in Hamburg (Ger)
24 July – 9 August Olympic Games in Tokyo (Jap)
24-26 July first game Jupiler Pro League
25-26 July final races Formule E in London (UK)

If all goes well, Kim Clijsters will start at the US Open on 31 August.

August 2020
12 August Europe Supercup in Porto (Por)
14 August – 6 September The Vuelta
25-30 August EC athletics in Paris (Fra)
30 August GP Formula 1 of Belgium
31 August – 13 September US Open
31 August – 6 September BinckBank Tour

On September 4 you can admire the athletics stars of the Olympic Games at the Memorial.

September 2020
4 September Memorial Van Damme (Belgium)
11 September GP Québec (Can)
13 September GP Montréal (Can)
15-16 September First game day Champions League 2020-2021
17 September First game day Europa League
20-27 September World Championships Cycling in Martigny (Swi)
25-27 September Ryder Cup golf (USA)

For triathletes, the Ironman in Hawaii is the deal of the year.

October 2020
10 October Tour de Lombardia (Ita)
10 October Ironman triathlon in Hawaï (USA)
11 October Parijs-Tours (Fra)
13-20 October ATP Antwerp – European Open

This year Mathieu van der Poel will ride the European Cyclo-Cross Championships for his own public.

November 2020
2-8 November WTA-Masters in Shenzhen (Chn)
7-8 November European Cyclo-Cross Championships in Rosmalen (Ned)
13-15 November final MotoGP in Valencia (Spa)
15-22 November ATP-Masters in Londen (UK)
19-22 November Final race WRC in Japan
23-29 November finals of the Davis Cup in Madrid (Spa)
29 November final race Formule 1 in Abu Dhabi

Mid December it is time again for the European Cross Country Championship.

December 2020
3-20 December European Championship handball in Norway and Denmark
13 December European Championship – Cross Country in Dublin
World Championship darts in London