Calendar Keynotes: 6 – 8 September

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Wigan Warriors v Catalans Dragons

Friday, 6 September  

Football: European Championship qualifying (major nations) –  Group C, Germany v Netherlands, Group E – Slovakia v Croatia, Wales v Azerbaijan, Group G, Austria v Latvia, Slovenia v Poland, Group I, Cyprus v Kazakhstan, San Marino v Belgium, Scotland v Russia.

Formula One: Italian Grand Prix, Monza (till 8 September).

Tennis: US Open, Flushing Meadows, New York, US (till 8 September).

Cricket: Ashes series, England v Australia 4th Test, Old Trafford, Manchester (till 8 September – series tied at 1-1).

Rugby Union: Friendly internationals – Japan v South Africa, Scotland v Georgia, England v Italy.

Rugby League: Super League – Hull KR v London Broncos, Leeds Rhinos v Salford Red Devils, St Helens v Huddersfield Giants, Warrington Wolves v Wakefield Trinity, Wigan Warriors v Catalans Dragons.

Golf: PGA European Tour, Porsche European Open, Green Eagle Golf Courses, Winsen/Luhe, Germany (till 8 September).

Cycling: UCI World Tour – La Vuelta a Espana, Spain (till 15 September).

Athletics: IAAF Diamond League, Brussels, Belgium.

Saturday, 7 September  

Football: European Championship qualifying (major nations) – Group A, Kosovo v Czech Republic, England v Bulgaria, Group B, Lithuania v Ukraine, Serbia v Portugal, Group H, Iceland v Moldova, France v Albania, Turkey v Andorra.

Formula One: Italian Grand Prix, Monza (till 8 September).

Tennis: US Open, Flushing Meadows, New York, US (till 8 September).

Cricket: Ashes series, England v Australia 4th Test, Old Trafford, Manchester (till 8 September – series tied at 1-1).

Rugby Union: Friendly internationals – New Zealand v Tonga, Australia v Samoa, Ireland v Wales, French Top 14 – Castres v Bordeaux Begles, Toulon v Lyon, Montpellier v La Rochelle, Pau v Agen, Stade Francais v Bayonne.

Golf: PGA European Tour, Porsche European Open, Green Eagle Golf Courses, Winsen/Luhe, Germany (till 8 September).

Cycling: UCI World Tour – La Vuelta a Espana, Spain (till 15 September).

Sunday, 8 September  

Football: European Championship qualifying (major nations) – Group J, Finland v Italy, Greece v Liechtenstein, Group D, Georgia v Denmark, Switzerland v Gibraltar, Group F, Romania v Malta, Spain v Faroe Islands, Sweden v Norway.

Formula One: Italian Grand Prix, Monza (race day).

Tennis: US Open, Flushing Meadows, New York, US (till 8 September).

Cricket: Ashes series, England v Australia 4th Test, Old Trafford, Manchester (final day, series tied at 1-1).

Rugby Union: French Top 14 – Brive v Clermont Auvergne, Toulouse v Racing 92.

Golf: PGA European Tour, Porsche European Open, Green Eagle Golf Courses, Winsen/Luhe, Germany (final day).

Cycling: UCI World Tour – La Vuelta a Espana, Spain (till 15 September).

Athletics: Great North Run, Newcastle, England.