The most complete agenda for top sport events around the world. August 18-24, 2020.


Week Preview
 Marco Andretti (USA) will try to extend the legacy of his family by starting on pole position for the Indianapolis 500 race. His best result is his debut 2nd, in 2006. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA) will try to make it two in a row at the Red Bull Ring after winning the Austrian MotoGP last Sunday. NASCAR Cup has a doubleheader in Dover, where Chase Elliott (USA) will try to repeat his win at Daytona.

UEFA Champions League will have its semifinals and final, while Sevilla and Inter Milan meet for the second-tier Europa League Final. The NBA and NHL have also started their playoff matches.

Gaiyyath will face Irish 2000 Guineas winner, Kameko, at York on Wednesday in the Juddmonte International (Group 1). O’Brien has selected Magical as his bid to try to take a record seventh International.

In a second straight big week for female boxing, Katie Taylor (IRL) will face Delfine Persoon (BEL) in a rematch of their huge fight as support fight for Anthony Joshua (ENG) vs Andy Ruiz (MEX) I. They will Co-Headline another WBC World Heavyweight (Interim, Diamond) Title, this time between Dillian Whyte (ENG) and Alexander Povetkin (RUS), in England,

Also in England, the LPGA will hold the British Ladies Open, a week after Stacy Lewis (USA) took the Scottish Open with a 4-way playoff untie. The PGA Playoffs start with the Northern Trust, in Massachusetts.

Hikaru Nakamura (USA) is surprising Magnus Carlsen (NOR) as they have a level 2-2 Final Series of the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour. The Championship will be defined this week.
Association football:
UEFA Champions League Semifinals and Final

Aussie Rules Football:
AFL Season

Auto racing:
IndyCar (Indy 500)
NASCAR Cup (Dover x2), Trucks (Dover)
Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (Lausitz x2)
International GT Open (Paul Ricard x2)
Super GT (Suzuka)
FIA World Rallycross Championship (Sweden x2)
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (Virginia)
British Touring Car Championship (Oulton Park x3)
World of Outlaws Sprintcars, Late Models (USA)

Major League Baseball Regular Season
Nippon League

NBA Playoffs Quarterfinals
WNBA regular season

World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation, World Boxing Organisation World Female Light Titles: Katie Taylor (IRL) vs Delfine Persoon (BEL)
interim World Boxing Council, vacant World Boxing Council Diamond Heavy Titles: Dillian Whyte (ENG) vs Alexander Povetkin (RUS)

Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour Final: Magnus Carlsen (NOR) vs Hikaru Nakamura (USA)
FIDE Online Olympiad (Divisions 2, Top)Cricket:
2019–21 ICC World Test Championship England v Pakistan (Series 3)

League of Legends (LCK, LCD, LEC LPL Summer 2020)
eChampions League 2020
NBA 2K Playoffs
Call of Duty League Playoffs

PGA Tour (The Northern Trust, USA)
LPGA Tour (British Ladies Open, England)

Horse Racing: 
Darley Prix Morny – Darley Series Final, Darley Prix Jean Romanet (France)
New York Turf Writers Cup, Del Mar Oaks, TVG Pacific Classic, Fourstardave Handicap, Diana Stakes (USA)
International Stakes, Darley Yorkshire Oaks, Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (England)
Macau Gold Cup (Macau)
Magyar Derby (Hungary)

Ice Hockey:
NHL Playoffs

FIM MotoGP World Championship, Moto2, Moto3 (Austria)

eNASCAR Heat Pro League Final
BMW SIM M2 CS Racing Cup

Western & Southern Open (USA)