What to watch out for! The 2016 calendar in sports

mid-day presents a handy guide to sporting events you should mark in this year's calendar

Wrestler Yogeshwar DuttWrestler Yogeshwar Dutt

August 5-21: Rio Games
September 7-18: Paralympic Games

U Mumba’s Anup Kumar

January 30-March 6: Pro Kabaddi League Season 3

Novak DjokovicNovak Djokovic

January 18-31: Australian Open
May 22-June 5: French Open
June 27-July 10: Wimbledon
August 29-September 11: US Open
November 14-20: ATP World Tour Finals

Anirban Lahiri
Anirban Lahiri

April 7-10: Augusta Masters
June 16-19: US Open
July 10-17:  The Open Championship
July 25-31: US PGA Championship
September 27-October 2: Ryder Cup

India skipper Sardar Singh
India skipper Sardar Singh
January 18- Feb 21: Hockey India League
June 11-19: Men’s Champions Trophy
November 1-15: Asian Champions Trophy
December 1-11: Men’s Junior World Cup

Saina Nehwal
Saina Nehwal
January 26-31: Syed Modi International Badminton Championships (Grand Prix Gold)
March 8-13: All England Championships
March 29-April 3: India Open Superseries
April 5-10: Malaysia Open Superseries Premier
April 12-17: Singapore Open Superseries
May 30-June 5: Indonesia Open Superseries Premier
June 7-12: Australian Open Superseries
September 20-25: Japan Open Superseries
September 27-October 2: Korea Open Superseries
October 18-23: Denmark Open Superseries Premier
October 25-30: French Open Superseries
November 15-20: China Open Superseries Premier
November 22-27: Hong Kong Open Superseries
December 14-18: BWF World Superseries Finals

Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt
May 6: Doha Diamond League
May 14: Shanghai Diamond League
May 28: Eugene Diamond League
June 2: Rome Diamond League
June 5: Birmingham Diamond League
June 9: Oslo Diamond League
June 16: Stockholm Diamond League
June 18: New York Diamond League
July 15: Monaco Diamond League
July 22-23: London Diamond League
August 25: Lausanne Diamond League    
August 27: Paris Diamond League
September 1: Zurich Diamond League    
September 9: Brussels Diamond League

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo
Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo

February 28: League Cup final
May 18: Europa League final
May 21: FA Cup final
May 28: Champions League final
June 10-July 10: UEFA Euro 2016

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton
March 18-20: Australian Grand Prix
April 1-3: Bahrain Grand Prix
April 15-17: Chinese Grand Prix
April 29-May 1: Russian Grand Prix
May 13-15: Spanish Grand Prix
May 26, 28-29: Monaco Grand Prix
June 10-12: Canadian Grand Prix
June 17-19: Azerbaijan Grand Prix
July 1-3: Austrian Grand Prix
July 8-10: British Grand Prix
July 22-24: Hungarian Grand Prix
July 29-31: German Grand Prix
August 26-28: Belgian Grand Prix
September 2-4: Italian Grand Prix
September 16-18: Singapore Grand Prix
Sep 30-October 2: Malaysian Grand Prix
October 7-9: Japanese Grand Prix
October 21-23: United States Grand Prix
October 28-30: Mexican Grand Prix
November 11-13: Brazilian Grand Prix
November 25-27: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni
India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni
January 12-31: India’s tour of Australia
January 27-February 14: U-19 World Cup
February 24-28: Ranji Trophy final
March 8-April 3: ICC World Twenty20
April 9-May 29: Indian Premier League

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