This Week On Sky Sport

Jan 17 - 23
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Australian Open

With the tournament set to be as explosive as the lead up, all eyes will be on Rod Laver Arena from Monday 17 January at 1pm for the first day of play. With extensive coverage including 16 pop up channels on Sky Go, you won’t miss a trick from the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of 2022. 

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Netball Quad Series

Watch four of the best teams in the world battle it out over five days at Copper Box Arena, London. The Diamonds have won five of the six titles and like our mighty Silver Ferns will be gunning for a spot in the finals on Thursday 20 January8.15am. All games live on Sky Sport 1Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

LPGA HGV Tournament Of Champions 
The start of the 2022 LPGA Tour season tees off at Lake Nona Golf and Country Club, Orlando, Florida on Thursday 20 January with Kiwi Lydia Ko confirmed in the world-class lineup. We’ll bring you live coverage of all four days of play starting Thursday from 5pm on Sky Sport 6.
X Games
For some high octane winter action as we gear up for the Winter Olympics, check out the adrenhilin-loaded X Games live from Aspen, Colorado Saturday 22 – Monday 24 January. From the Snowboard SuperPipe to Ski Knuckle Huck catch it all on ESPN and ESNP2.
UFC 270 Ngannou v Gane
UFC kicks off 2022 with the big boys as Francis Ngannou A.K.A ‘The Preditor’ defends his Heavyweight title against Ciryl Gane. Brandon Moreno will also battle Deiveson Figueiredo to defend his Flyweight title. Catch it all, Sunday 23 January, 4pm on Sky Arena with the prelims from 2pm on ESPN2.

January, 2022

Australian Open

With the tournament set to be as explosive as the lead up, all eyes will be on Melbourne Park from Monday 17 January at 1pm for the first day of play. Until then, catch Australian Open Classics and Australian Open Flashbacks, Monday 10 January at 1pm and 2pm on Sky Sport 2.

Road to Beijing
As the Sky Sport team gear up for the Beijing Winter Olympics – we’ll have six channels of non-stop coverage from Friday 4 February – tune in each week as we count down the days with some of the talented athletes heading to represent New Zealand. From Monday 10 January – check the guide.

Big Bash League 
As the eight teams edge closer towards the playoffs on Friday 21 January, the competition remains tight at the top of the ladder, none moreso than between the two Sydney teams, the Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder who go head to head Saturday 15 January at 9.10pm on Sky Sport 4.

Netball Quad Series
Live coverage of the Netball Quad Series starts Sunday 16 January at 2.45am as England's Vitality Roses take on South Africa at Copper Box Arena, London. Then, at 5am the Silver Ferns take on Australia. Catch all games throughout the week on Sky Sport 1Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

The Ashes 
After a three Test winning streak by the Aussies, followed by a draw in the fourth, England will be looking to end the tour on a high note as they head into the Fifth and final Test at Blundstone Arena, Hobart on Friday 14 January. Coverage starts at 2.30pm on Sky Sport 1, with the first ball at 3.30pm

Australian PGA 
Join us live from Royal Queensland Golf Club in Brisbane this week for the Australian PGA and keep an eye out for Kiwis Denzel Ieremia and Ben Campbell, making their mark against the Aussie dominated field. Day 1 starts Thursday 13 January2.30pm on Sky Sport 6.

The Ashes
A Christmas favourite for cricket fans! With Tests 1 and 2 done and dusted, England and Australia continue to battle it out over summer. Catch Test 3 from Boxing Day at 11.30amTest 4 on Wednesday 5 January at 11.30am and Test 5 Friday 14 January on Sky Sport 1Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

There’s plenty of A-League action over the Christmas period – so check the guide! Our top pick in the Men’sCentral Coast Mariners v Wellington Phoenix , Monday 27 December 5.45pm, followed by Women’sWellington Phoenix v Newcastle Jets at 8.25pm on Sky Sport 2Sky Sport 7 beIN Sports.

Cricket – South Africa Tour of India 
After postponement and the cancellation of the T20s, cricket fans will be pleased to see three Tests and three ODIs this summer. The first Test starts Boxing Day with the first ball at 9pm, the second Test starts Monday 3 January at 9pm and the third TestTuesday 11 January – all on Sky Sport 3.

We’ve got three big Sky Sport Breakers games coming up live on Sky Sport 2. First up, the boys take on the Tasmania JackJumpers on Boxing Day at 3pm. They’ll be in the far north for New Year’s Eve going head to head with the Cairns Taipans at 1pm, then Sunday 9 January at 5pm it’s the Brisbane Bullets
NBA Boxing Day
What better way to kick back this Boxing Day than with five back to back NBA games starting at 6am? Our pick of the day: Lakers v Nets – all bets were on these two teams meeting in the Finals last season so this should be the matchup we've all been waiting to see. Sunday 26 December2pm on ESPN

ATP Cup 
As we gear up for the Australian Open which starts on 17 January, Sydney will host the 2022 ATP Cup from 1–9 January. Don’t miss opening night when Serbian and World No. 1 Novak Djokovic battles it out with Norwegian star Casper RuudSaturday 1 January 11.30am on Sky Sport 4.

December, 2021

The Ashes 

The second Ashes Test between Australia and England starts this week at the Adelaide Oval. Get set for a big weekend of cricket with live daily coverage starting from Thursday 16 December at 4pm on Sky Sport 1Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

Parker vs Chisora II
All eyes will be on Kiwi Joseph Parker this weekend when he steps into the ring for the anticipated second bout against Derek Chisora who will be eager for redemption after his loss to Parker in May. Plus, fighting on the undercard is NZ Olympian David Nyika. Sunday 19 December, 7am live on Sky Arena and Sky Sport Now PPV

Cricket: West Indies Tour of Pakistan
The summer of cricket is upon us and this week Sky Sport brings you live coverage of the West Indies Tour of Pakistan. Catch the T20 matches Monday 13Tuesday 14 and Thursday 16 December from 1.50am on Sky Sport 3. Then the first ODI on Saturday 18 December from 9.20pm on Sky Sport 2.  

World Darts Championship 21/22
The Christmas festivities kick off with the best darts talent the world can offer. Expect to see santas and reindeers galore over the next few weeks at Alexandra Palace, London. If you thought US sports enjoyed fanfare, you aint seen nothing yet! Day 1 starts Thursday 16 December, 8am on Sky Sport 4.

In round three the NZ Breakers have two tough games. First up, on Friday 17 December9.30pm they take on the Illawarra Hawkes, then Sunday 19 December at 3pm on Sky Sport 2 they face off with 2020/21 champions Melbourne United. Both games live on Sky Sport 2 and Sky Sport Now.

The SailGP has made its way down under for the seventh and final stage of season two of this heart-stopping regatta. Catch all the speed and spills live from the iconic Sydney HarbourFriday 17 and Saturday 18 December from 6pm on Sky Sport 2

Rugby: Heineken Champions Cup 
Sky Sport has every match of the Heineken Champions Cup live this season. Our picks this week from the top-tier European competition; Bath v La RochelleSunday 19 December1.55am Sky Sport Select and Toulouse v WaspsMonday 20 December4.10am on Sky Sport 2.

Wellington Phoenix are in Sydney FC’s stomping ground this weekend for what is likely to be a tough couple of matches for our Men’s and Women’s teams. Catch the Women’s matchSunday 19 December6pm on Sky Sport 7 BeIN Sports, followed by the Men’s at 8.25pm on Sky Sport 4.

The Ashes
We’re bringing you all the action live from the Gabba in Brisbane with the First Test of the legendary Ashes, starting Wednesday8 Decembermidday on Sky Sport 1. Then, catch the Second Test next week live from Adelaide Oval, Thursday 16 – Monday 20 December.

NBL – Sky Sport Breakers
The competition is underway, and we’ve got two live Sky Sport Breakers games for you this weekend. Friday 10 December9.30pm on Sky Sport 1 it’s SEM Phoenix v NZ Breakers then on Sunday 12 December at 5pm on Sky Sport 2 it’s Adelaide v NZ Breakers.

Snooker: Scottish Open
For snooker lovers there’s a week of cool, calm and collected action from Llandudno, Wales starting Tuesday 7 December on Sky Sport 4. Afternoon sessions commence from 2am and evening sessions from 8am each day in the lead up to the final Monday 13 December at 8am. 

UFC 269: Oliveira v Poirier
Not only will the UFC lightweight championship be on the line when Poirier and Oliveira go head to head, the co-main event sees Amanda Nunes defend her bantamweight title against Julianna Peña. Plus, our very own Kai Kara France steps up for the biggest fight of his career against former champ Cody GarbrandtSunday 12 December4pm live on Sky Arena

Soccer: A-League
It’s a double-header this Friday night for Wellington Phoenix fans as they go up against the Newcastle Jets. First up, it’s the Women at 6.55pm followed by the Men at 9.35pm live on Sky Sport 2. Plus, every Tuesday catch the weekly A-League round highlights on Sky Sport 2 from 7.30pm.

US Sports on ESPN
There is so much to get stuck into this summer on ESPN and ESPN2, with the incomparable NBA, the crash and smash of the NHL, the tactics and strategy of NFL and the up and comers in men’s and women’s College Basketball. For US Sports fans, we’re bringing it all to you live on the daily.

Repco Bathurst 1000

It’s all on come Wednesday 1 December at 10.30am when we kick off five days of Supercars racing at the most famous track in Australia. Tune in each day (10.15am on Thursday, Friday and Sunday and 10.45am Saturday) on Sky Sport 5 or live stream anywhere with Sky Sport Now.

Cricket: India v New Zealand
Day 1 of the second and final test in New Zealand’s tour of India starts Friday 3 December. Catch all the action live from Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai each day from 4.50pm on Sky Sport 1Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.​​​​

Unbreakable – Season 2
This raw, five part documentary goes inside the Sky Sport Breakers 2020/21 season as they grapple with COVID, border restrictions, family pressures and performance. Monday 29 November – Thursday 2 December, 7.30pm, Sky Sport 2, with the final episode Saturday 4 December at 9pm, ahead of their 2021 official opening game against the SEM Phoenix at 10pm.

Football Ferns
The Football Ferns, who have welcomed several new members to their squad as they build towards 2023, will be looking to continue what they started in Canada when they take on Korea Republic in their second match, Tuesday, 30 November 11pm on Sky Sport 7 beIN Sports.

Golf: Asian Tour Blue Canyon Phuket Champs
Catch Kiwi Ben Campbell as he competes for the Asian Tour Blue Canyon Phuket Champs in Thailand which is back after a 20-month hiatus due to the pandemic. Round 1 tees off Thursday 2 December, 7pm on Sky Sport 6. Plus there’s plenty more PGA action coming to you live over the coming weeks.
Football: A-League
The A-League Women’s comp kicks off this week – Friday 3 December, 6.55pm watch Wellington Phoenix v Newcastle Jets, followed by Round 3 in the Men’s comp with Wellington Phoenix v Western Sydney at 9.35pm. Both games live on Sky Sport 2, Sky Sport 7 BeIN Sports and Sky Sport Now.

Tennis: Davis Cup
The premier international team event in men's tennis decides a winner this week. Catch the semifinals live at 3.50am Saturday 4 December and 12.50am Sunday 5 December, then tune in for final at the Madrid Arena, Spain, Monday 6 December, 3.50am on Sky Sport 2.

UFC Fight Night – Font v Aldo
We’re in for a big one this week with Kiwi Brad Riddell featuring on the co-main card, takeing on Rafael Fiziev in the Lightweight belt. And all eyes will be on Bantamweights Rob Font and José Aldo in the main event. We’ll be live from UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Sunday 5 December from 4pm on ESPN2.

November, 2021

Man in the Arena on ESPN: Tom Brady ​​​​​​​
NFL star quarterback Tom Brady is the centrepiece of this 9-part ESPN series depicting the pivotal moments from each Super Bowl appearance and how they shaped the career of this truly incredible athlete. The first two episodes premiere Tuesday 23 November at 10pm and 11pm.​​​​​​​

International Cricket: New Zealand Tour of India
With the T20s done and dusted, the Blackcaps tour of India continues with the first of two tests. Settle into the summer of cricket as we bring you live coverage of the first test from Green Park Stadium, Kanpur, Thursday 25 November, 4.50pm on Sky Sport 1. ​​​​​​​

Women’s Big Bash League 
What an exciting tournament it has been and the best is yet to come! This week, catch the two semi-finals Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 November, 8.50pm on Sky Sport 3 with the winners taking each other on in the final, Saturday 27 November, 8.50pm on Sky Sport 3, Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

NBL Blitz: Illawarra Hawks v Sky Sport Breakers 
The Sky Sport Breakers are back on court ahead of the Hungry Jack’s NBL tipping off shortly. Join us for live coverage from the NBL Blitz pre-season tournament as the Illawarra Hawks take on the NZ Breakers at WIN Entertainment Centre in Wollongong. Thursday 25 November, 9.30pm, Sky Sport 2.

Tennis: Davis Cup 
It’s the premier international team event in men's tennis and we’re bringing you every match from Madrid, Turin and Innsbruck, live on Sky Sport. Matches start Friday 26 November at 3.50am on Sky Sport 2, Sky Sport 4 and Sky Sport Pop-up 1. Check the guide for the full program.
HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series
Despite New Zealand being grounded, we are sure both our men’s and women’s teams will be checking out the competition when the world’s best teams descend on Dubai for the two day event. We’ll bring you all the action, live Friday 26 and Saturday 27 November from 5.40pm on Sky Sport 2

A-League Men
Watch every single Men’s and Women’s Wellington Phoenix match this season simulcast live on our Sky Sport channels and Sky Sport 7/beIN Sports! This Saturday 27 November, 6.55pm it’s Wellington Phoenix v Central Coast Mariners live on Sky Sport 4 followed by Sydney FC v Macarthur at 9.35pm on Sky Sport 8.
​​​​​​​Cricket: India v New Zealand
Off the back of the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup, New Zealand is in India for three T20s and two tests. Catch all three T20s Thursday 18 November, Saturday 20 November and Monday 21 November live at 2.20am on Sky Sport 1Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

​​​​​​Rugby: France v All Blacks
The All Blacks Northern Tour concludes this weekend when they take on France in Paris, Sunday 21 November, 8am on Sky Sport 1. Why not make it a 4am start and catch England v South Africa on SKY Sport Select followed by Wales v Australia at 6.20am on Sky Sport 2.

Rugby: Bunnings NPC
While it’s been tough for Auckland, Counties and North Harbour, there has still been some fantastic footy this season and it all comes to a head on Friday 19 November with the Championship Final and Saturday 20 November with the Premiership Final. Both games are live at 7.05pm on Sky Sport 1.

This week on Sky Sport 7 beIN SPORTS we’re bringing you more of the European section qualifications for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. These matches are interspersed with EFL, La Liga, Bundesliga and Serie A with a good dose of MLS for extra value. Check the guide!​​​​​​​
​​​Rugby: Black Ferns
It’s been awesome seeing our Black Ferns back on the field after an almost two year hiatus as they prepare for their defence of the Rugby World Cup in 2022. Catch their last game of the year this  when they take on France for a second time, Sunday 21 November, 2.30am on Sky Sport 1.
Boxing: Crawford v Porter Kuve Sky Arena - from 3pm
Terence Crawford (37, 0) risks his WBO title against two-time former welterweight champion Shawn Porter (35, 3, 1) in what is set to be an explosive showdown in Paradise, Nevada. Watch it live and exclusive Sunday 21st November, 3pm on Sky Arena.

ICC T20 Cricket World Cup
It’s crunch time in the UAE this week as we edge towards the final. Catch the semi-finals, Thursday 11 November at 2.30am and Friday 12 November at 2.30am. You’ll have a day to catch up on sleep before the final on Monday 15 November, 2.30am. All matches live on Sky Sport 3, Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Supercars Championship
​​​​​​​It’s the third back-to-back weekend of racing in Sydney as we build towards Bathurst. Day 1 starts Saturday 13 November, 11.45am with Day 2 on Sunday from 12.30pm on Sky Sport 5. For a peek inside the drama that is Supercars, check out Inside Line, Saturday at 8pm or catch up on Sky Go and Sky Sport Now. ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​​​​LPGA Pelican Women's Championships
With nine top-10 finishes in 18 events this year, including a victory at the LOTTE Championship and three runner-up finishes, most recently at the BMW Ladies Championship, Kiwi Lydia Ko will be one to watch at Pelican. Round 1 starts Friday 12 November, 4am live on Sky Sport 6​​​​​​​.
Bunnings NPC Semifinals
What an unprecedented season it has been! Nonetheless, we move into the semis this weekend with what is set to be four fierce match ups. Friday 12 November, 7pm, it’s Manuwatu v Otago, and on Saturday Taranaki v Southland at 2pm, Hawke’s Bay v Tasman at 4.30pm and Waikato v Canterbury at 7pm – all live on Sky Sport 1.

Ireland v All Blacks 
With three matches down and two to go, the All Blacks Northern Tour is certainly keeping us burning the candle at both ends. This weekend, the All Blacks are in Dublin to take on the Irish. Catch it live Sunday 14 November, 4.05am on Sky Sport 1. ​​​​​​​
France v Black Ferns
After a mixed result in England, the Black Ferns will be looking for a win when they head to Pau in the South of France for a two match series against the French. Catch match one live on Sunday 14 November, 2.45am on Sky Sport Select, Sky Sport Now or Sky Go. ​​​​​​​

Boxing: Benavidez v Davis
Unbeaten two-time world champion David “El Bandera Roja” Benavídez will make his homecoming return to Phoenix against 168-pound contender Kyrone Davis in a 10-round match live from Footprint Center, Phoenix, Arizona, Sunday 14 November, 3pm on Sky Sport 4.

​​​​​​​International Rugby 
Not only are the All Blacks taking on Ireland this weekend, we have three other big internationals live on Sunday 14 November. Catch Scotland v South Africa, 1.50am on Sky Sport 1, Italy v Argentina, 1.50am on Sky Sport 2 and England v Australia, 6am on Sky Sport 2.

​​​​​​​ICC T20 Cricket World Cup

This is the last week of play before we head into the semi-finals next week. Catch New Zealand v ScotlandWednesday 3 November at 10.30pmNew Zealand v Namibia on Friday 5 November at 10.30pm and New Zealand v Afghanistan on Sunday 7 November at 10.30pm. All on Sky Sport 3.

Italy v All Blacks

The All Blacks Northern Tour continues on Sunday 7 November when they take on the Italians at Olimpico Stadio in Rome. The Italians have never defeated the AB’s in an international so will be looking to make history. Catch the game live on from 1.50am on Sky Sport 1 and streaming on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

Our top picks this week from the NBA – Brooklyn Nets v Atlanta Hawkes, Thursday 4 November 12.45pm, ESPN2. Milwaukee Bucks v New York Knicks, Saturday 6 November, 12.45pm, ESPN and Portland Trailblazers v LA Lakers, Sunday 7 November, 3.30pm, ESPN. Check the guide for more.

ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi
110 of the world’s best elite triathletes will descend on Abu Dhabi for the ITU World Triathlon Championship, including Kiwi and Olympic bronze medalist Hayden Wilde. Catch the Men’s event followed by Women’s Friday 5 November, 10.55pm and on Sky Sport 5.

Golf Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship
Up and coming Kiwi golfer Jimmy Zheng will compete in the championship which has served as a springboard to some of the world’s top players today. We’re live from Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club with Round 1 on Thursday 4 November, 8pm on Sky Sport 6.

International Rugby
Get set for an international rugby all-nighter on Sunday 7 November as we bring you live coverage of Ireland v Japan at 1.50am on Sky Sport 2, England v Tonga at 4.05am on Sky Sport 5 and Wales v South Africa at 6.20am on Sky Sport 1. 

UFC 268 Live: Usman v Covington 2
The co-main event sees Kamaru Usman up against Colby Covington in the welterweight belt with Rose Namajunas defending her title against the woman she took it from, Zhang Weili in the strawweight fight. We’re live from Madison Square Garden, Sunday 7 November with the prelims on ESPN from 1pm and the main card on Sky Arena at 3pm.

October, 2021

ICC T20 Cricket World Cup
Competition is now in full swing on Sky Sport 3, Sky Sport Now and Sky Go. This week, catch New Zealand v PakistanWednesday 27 October2.45am and New Zealand v India on Monday 1 November2.45am. Plus, each day at 7.30am Laura and Smithy bring you the latest in the T20 World Cup Wrap

Supercars Championship

We’re back with four frenetic weeks of racing based in NSW to make up for a disrupted schedule in 2021. It all starts with Day 1 of the first event Friday, 29 October from 3.30pm with Day 2, Saturday 30 October from 3pm and Day 3 Sunday 31 October, from 11:45am live on Sky Sport 5.

Football Ferns 
Catch the Football Ferns in their second friendly against Canada on Wednesday 27 October11.50am on Sky Sport 7 BeIN Sports. New coach Jitka Klimková will be looking to make her mark as she works towards a cohesive and well-drilled team for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup here in Aotearoa. 

Wales v All Blacks 
It will be the first time the two teams have met since the All Blacks defeated Wales 40-17 during the Bronze Final at Rugby World Cup 2019. Catch all the action live from Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Sunday 31 October5.05am on Sky Sport 1, Sky Go or Sky Sport Now.

Black Ferns v Red Roses 
In their epic 100th match, our mana wāhine Black Ferns meet England on Monday 1 November at 2am on Sky Sport 1. We’ll also be sharing All Access: The Black Ferns on Thursday 28 October, 8.30pm on Sky Sport 1, followed by an All Access: Chelsea Alley and All Access: Les Elder. 

UFC 267 Blachowicz v Teixeira
Kiwi Dan “The Hangman” Hooker takes on the dangerous Islam Makhachev who is on an eight-fight win streak. In the main event, Jan Blachowicz defends his light heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira. Plus, Petr Yan and the dynamic Cory Sandhagen battle for the interim UFC bantamweight title. Sunday 31 October7am on Sky Arena. *This pay-per-view event is not included in Sky Sport subscription.

ICC T20 Cricket World Cup
In the lead up to the official start on Saturday 23 October there are a number of friendlies including NZ v AUS Tuesday 19 October 2.50am and NZ v ENG Wednesday at 11pm both on Sky Sport 1. Check the guide for match details and don’t miss a trick with Sky Sport Now

All Blacks v USA 
To kick off the All Blacks Northern Tour 2021, the All Blacks are in the USA for the first time since 2016 to take on the USA Eagles at FedEx Field in Washington DC in the inaugural 1874 Cup. Watch it liveSunday 24 October8.30am on Sky Sport 1Sky Sport Now and Sky Go

The pre-season is done and dusted and the 2022 season gets started this week. Wednesday 20 October, 12.30pm catch Milwaukee Bucks v Brooklyn Nets, Thursday 3.05pm it’s Phoenix Suns v Denver Nuggets, Saturday 3.05 LA Lakers v Phoenix Suns. All these and more live on ESPN.

LPGA Live BMW Ladies Championship
Lydia Ko continues her four-week Asian swing at the competition in Busan, South Korea. Round 1 commences Thursday 21 October, 3pm on Sky Sport 2 and continues same time, same channel until Sunday 24 October

Sky T20 World Cup Wrap 
The Sky Sport team will be live each morning on Sky Sport 3 to recap action from the night before and look ahead to the next day’s play. Led by Laura McGoldrick, with discussion and analysis from Ian Smith, Ross Taylor, Simon Doull and Mike Hesson. Starts Saturday 23 October at 7.30am.

Fight Sport
On Sunday 24 October, we’re bringing you two massive events. First up its UFC Fight Night: Costa v Vettori on ESPN. Prelims start at 6am with the main card at 9am. Then at 1pm, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko faces off against #2 ranked Timothy Johnson in Bellator 269 on Sky Sport 4.

ICC T20 Cricket World Cup

We’re gearing up for a summer of cricket starting with the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup. Warm ups and qualifiers start from Sunday 17 October on Sky Sport 3 with the competition beginning 23 OctoberSky Sport and Sky Sport Now is the place to catch every T20 live. Check the guide for times.

All Whites – FIFA World Cup Campaign 

After almost 700 days since their last match, the All Whites are preparing for the upcoming FIFA World Cup when they meet old foe Bahrain for a friendly on Wednesday 13 October. Watch it live at 4.50am on Sky Sport 7 beIN Sports or get yourself a Sky Sport Now All Whites Pass

IPL Finals
It’s an exciting week ahead as the IPL chargers toward the final on Saturday 16 October. Catch the two live qualifiers Monday 11 and Thursday 14 with an eliminator on Tuesday 12. All matches are at 2.50am on Sky Sport 3 and streaming on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.  

Women’s Big Bash League 
Fast-paced and full of surprises, the WBBL Australia season kicks off in Hobart on Thursday 14 October with Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Stars at 9.30pm, on Sky Sport 3 followed by Melbourne Renegades v Hobart Hurricanes on Saturday at 5.30pm on Sky Sport 4.

Cadbury Netball Series

The Silver Ferns and Aotearoa Men go head-to-head in the second and third clashes on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 October. Sky Sport 1 is bringing you all the action live from TSB Arena, Wellington starting with the U21 teams at 5pm followed by the main even at 7pm.

Boston Marathon 
It’s New England's most widely viewed sporting event, and has been taking place in Boston for over 100 years. Watch some of the world’s best long distance runners as they take on ‘Heartbreak Hill'’ and compete in this prestigious marathon major. Tuesday 12 October, 1.30am on Sky Sport 2.

Bellator 268 Nemkov v Johnson 
Light heavyweight kingpin Vadim Nemkov defends his world championship against No. 4 ranked Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, while current Bellator Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader faces No. 2 ranked light heavyweight Corey AndersonSunday 17 October1pm on Sky Sport Select.

Fury v Wilder III
Two of boxing’s biggest stars will face off for a third time as rivals Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder do battle for the WBC world heavyweight championship. Can the charismatic Fury retain his title, or will a motivated Wilder produce another knockout? Watch it live, Sunday 10 October2pm on Sky Arena.

Bunnings NPC
While Auckland teams are still itching to return to the competition, there’s still plenty of action taking place around the nation. Our top pick this weekend – Hawke's Bay v Tasman in a Ranfurly Shield challenge, 
Saturday 9 October4.30pm on Sky Sport 1.

For US sports fans, Buccaneers v Patriots is shaping up to be the next must-see clash of the NFL season as Tom Brady’s Buccaneers go up against his former team for the first time since he parted ways with New England. Catch it live, Monday 4 October1.15pm on ESPN.

Cycling – Women’s Tour of Britain 
This prestigious six-stage event features Kiwi rider Ella Harris who recently finished 26th in the Worlds. Racing starts with the Oxfordshire Grand Depart, Monday 4 October11pm on Sky Sport 2Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

US Open Squash
Kiwis Joelle King (sixth seed) and Paul Coll (third seed) are at the US Open in Philadelphia this week to take on the best in the world. We hope to see them in the semis and finals on Wednesday 6 October, from 11am and Thursday 7 October from 12pm respectively, live on Sky Sport 2

Sail GP 
The Kiwis are in Spain for the next round of this glamorous and super speedy competition – if you thought the America’s Cup was fast and dangerous, Sail GP takes things to a whole new level. If the 3.30am start on Sunday 10 OctoberSky Sport 3 isn’t your style, hit the record on My Sky.

Cadbury Netball Series
After a disappointing loss in the Taini Jamison Trophy, the Silver Ferns will be eager to give the NZ Men’s Invitational team a run for their money in the three-day series starting Sunday 10 October. Catch the U21 teams at 5pm, followed by the Silver Ferns at 7pm, live on Sky Sport 1.

NZRL Premiership Competition    
As proud supporters of women in Rugby League, Sky Sport will be front and centre this weekend when Canterbury Bulls Women v Upper Central Women at Ngā Puna Wai, Christchurch on Sunday 10 October at midday. Followed by Canterbury Men v Southland Rams Men at 2pm on Sky Sport 4.

All Whites – FIFA World Cup Campaign 
The All Whites start their campaign for the upcoming FIFA World Cup when they meet CuraçaoSunday 10 October then old foe Bahrain on Wednesday 13 October – both games at 5am on Sky Sport or get a dedicated four-day Sky Sport Now pass for just $10.

NRL Premiership Grand Final
South Sydney Rabbitohs v Penrith Panthers. For the very first time the grand final will be played outside of Sydney at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium. Catch all the pre-match hype Sunday 3 October from 8.30pm with kick off at 9.30pm on Sky Sport 4 and streaming live on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

Rugby Championship
The All Blacks are sitting undefeated at the top of the ladder as they go up against world number ones South Africa this Saturday 2 October at 10pm, while Argentina, who are yet to put points on the board take on Australia at 7.30pm. Catch both games live from CBUS Super Stadium on Sky Sport 1.

IPL Cricket
The IPL is well and truly underway and our super popular Smith & Hesson podcast brings you real-time insights on the teams and the issues of the day on Sky and Sky Sport Now. For the night-owls and early-risers you can catch live matches on Sky Sport 3, Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

Bunnings NPC
While Auckland remains in a bit of rugby limbo, it’s great the rest of the country can get back on the field. Catch Northland v Waikato, Saturday 2 October at 2pm, Manawatu V Otago at 4pm, and Tasman v Southland on Sunday 3 October, 4.30pm on Sky Sport 1. Check the guide for updates. 

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship 
It is one of the richest golf tournaments on the European Tour played on three different links courses, Old Course in St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns, Scotland. Catch Kiwi Ryan Fox when day one tees off, Friday 1 October at 1am on Sky Sport 6 and continues over the weekend. 

London Marathon 
For the first time ever, all six World Marathon Majors will be contested over a seven-week period. For many athletes, these will be their first races since the onset of the pandemic, which means they have a lot to prove, and competition will tight. Sunday 3 October, from 8.45pm live on Sky Sport 6.

September, 2021

HSBC World Rugby Sevens
Play continues with Day 2 live from Edmonton, Monday 27 September from 4am on Sky Sport 1. South Africa took out the competition in Vancouver, defeating rivals Kenya, while Great Britain Women took out the Fast Four – the big question is, can they do it again?

Indycar Acura Grand Prix Of Long Beach
Scott McLaughlin remains in the mix to finish the season as the top rookie and here’s hoping fellow Kiwi Scott Dixon is able to finish strong after his disappointing result at Monterey last week which has seen him out of contention for the top spots. Monday 27 September from 8am on Sky Sport 5. 

Cadbury Netball Series 

The Taini Jamison Trophy is up for grabs as the Silver Ferns take on England’s Roses this week in Christchurch. Watch the first test live, Monday 20 September from 7pm on Sky Sport 1. Catch the second test, Wednesday, and the third on Friday, same time and channel.

Rugby Championship
Another big weekend lies ahead in the Rugby Championship with the All Blacks v SpringboksSaturday 25 September at 6pm, followed by Australia v Argentina, at 9.30pm. Both games are live, back to back on Sky Sport 1 – why not make a night of it!

Indian Premier League 
Don’t miss our Kiwis in action as the IPL kicks off again this week from Monday 20 September.  Matches are live on Sky Sport 3 and streaming wherever you are (possibly in bed with the early starts!) on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go

Ryder Cup 
The top twelve players from the US take on the top twelve players from Europe in this prestigious, three-day comp from Whistling Straits. Will the Americans reclaim the Cup after the Europeans 2018 win at Le Golf National? Round one tees off Tuesday 21 September, 11am on Sky Sport 6. 

NRL Finals Series
The top four teams have one last shot at a spot in the Grand Final as we head into the preliminary finals this weekend. On Friday 24 September catch the Rabbitohs v Sea Eagles then on Saturday it’s Storm v Panthers, both games are live on Sky Sport 4 and streaming on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

LPGA Walmart NW Arkansas Championship
Lydia Ko took out the championship back in 2016 and is currently sitting in second position in the Race to CME Globe, so she’ll be looking for a solid performance as she heads into Round 1 on Saturday 25 September, 8.30am on Sky Sport 8.

Laver Cup
It’s an annual three-day team competition unlike any other in Men’s Tennis where six of Europe’s best players battle against six others in a World team. Play begins Saturday 25 September at 4.30am on Sky Sport 2 and continues through until the night session which commences at 11am. 

HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 
We’re coming live to you from Edmonton, Canada this weekend with full men’s event and 'Fast Four' women's event featuring Canada, USA, Mexico and Great Britain. Day 1 action kicks off live on Sunday 26 September at 4am on Sky Sport 1 and continues Monday.  

UFC 266
UFC featherweight champ Alexander ‘The Great’ Volkanovski defends his crown against Brian Ortega in the main event, live on Sky Arena, Sunday 26 September at 3pm while Kiwi Dan Hooker returns to the Octagon against Nasrat Haqparast on the prelims card, live on ESPN and Prime from 1pm.

NRL Finals Series 
We edge closer to the Grand Final this weekend as we move into the sudden death semi-finals. 
Friday 17 September9pm it’s Manly Sea Eagles v Sydney Roosters then on Saturday, 9pm it’s Penrith Panthers v Paramatta Eels. Catch all the hype live on Sky Sport 4.

Rugby Championship
These double-headers are a great way to spend a Saturday night in. First up this weekend we’ve got 
Australia v South AfricaSaturday 18 September6.30pm followed by New Zealand v Argentina at 9.30pm, live from Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane on Sky Sport 1. 

Bunnings NPC
Fans will be excited for the return of provincial rugby this weekend as teams outside of Auckland head into round three of a revised draw. Don’t miss the restart, Friday 17 September at 7pm live on Sky Sport 1 as Waikato take on Canterbury in Hamilton. 

The Davis Cup 
The Kiwis face off with the Republic of Korea this weekend in the premier international team event in men's tennis – the Davis Cup. Tune in for Day 1 of the World Group 1 matchup from Newport, Rhode Island, USA, Saturday 18 September4am on Sky Sport 1.

ICF Canoe Sprint World Championship 
The Kiwis definitely saw a lot of podium action from the canoe sprints in Tokyo, and now, the world’s best are in Copenhagen, Denmark for the World Championship. Live coverage starts from Saturday 18 September7.40pm on Sky Sport Pop Up 1. 

World Triathlon Championship Series
The world’s biggest triathlon event hits the water this weekend featuring Kiwis Nicole van der Kaay, Ainsley Thorpe, Saxon Morgan, Trent Thorpe and Dylan Mccullough. Coverage starts Sunday 19 September1.30am on Sky Sport 9.
Bellator 266 Davis V Romero 
Former UFC middleweight title contender Yoel Romero will make his long-awaited Bellator debut against fellow former UFC contender Phil Davis at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. Watch it live, Sunday 19 September, 1pm on Sky Sport 9.

HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series
With several stops on the Sevens Series nixed, we’re excited to bring you play from Canada this weekend. Day 1 kicks off in Vancouver, Sunday 19 September3am on Sky Sport 1, followed by Day 2 on Monday from 3am. The following weekend the series continues in Edmonton. 

Rip Curl WSL Finals
Every morning at 2am this week Sky Sport Pop Up 1, we’re tuning in live from Lower Trestles, San Clemente, California for the WSL Finals, featuring the top five men and women on the WSL's Championship Tour Leader board at the end of the 2021 regular season. 

NRL Finals Series
The top eight teams head into the finals this weekend with the Melbourne Storm hot favourites after an outstanding season, but the Bunnies and Panthers won’t go out with a fight, and we know anything can happen at this end of the competition. Watch all games live on Sky Sport 4. 

Rugby Championship
We’ve got your Sunday night rugby entertainment on lock down. First up, the All Blacks take on Argentina at 7.05pm followed by South Africa v Australia at 10.05pm. Catch the action from Robina Stadium, Gold Coast live on Sky Sport 1 or streaming on Sky Go and Sky Sport Now on 12 September.

Tour of Britain – Cycling 
Kiwi team Global 6 Cycling and Kiwi rider James Mitri will make their debut at the UK’s most prestigious cycling event this week. Stage 1 of 8 starts Monday 6 September from 12.15am on Sky Sport 9 and streaming from the comfort of your bed on Sky Go and Sky Sport Now.  

US Open – Tennis 
It’s an exciting week for tennis as we head towards the finals of the last grand slam of the year. ESPN is the place to catch live action from Flushing Meadows, New York and be sure to check out Sky’s amazing creative campaign in partnership with ESPN featuring talented Kiwi artists. 

BMW PGA Championship
Our very own Ryan Fox will be looking to make his mark at the European Tour BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club, Surrey, England. Round 1 tees off midnight Friday 10 September on Sky Sport 6.

CPL Cricket
The colourful Caribbean Premier League’s annual Twenty20 tournament is keeping the night-owls entertained. Our pick for the week to see Kiwis Glenn Phillips, Colin Munro and Tim Seifert in action, Barbados Royals v Trinbago Knight Riders, Friday 10 September, 1.30am Sky Sport 3.

The 2021 season kicks off this weekend with Superbowl champs Tampa Bay, led by the legendary Tom Brady, up against NFL fan favourites the Dallas Cowboys in what is set to be an explosive start to the season. Catch the game live Friday 10 September, 12.15pm on ESPN2 and make sure to check out the next instalment in our Art of Sport campaign, featuring another talented Kiwi artist.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games 
Catch the live action on TVNZ DUKE each evening from 11pm and then tune in every morning at 9am for the Sky Highlights Show on Sky Sport 1 or any time on Sky Go. We’ll take you through all the action from the previous day’s play including our Kiwi’s in action. 

The US Open Tennis 
Catch the live action on TVNZ DUKE each evening from 11pm and then tune in every morning at 9am for the Sky Highlights Show on Sky Sport 1 or any time on Sky Go. We’ll take you through all the action from the previous day’s play including our Kiwi’s in action.

Boxing: Jake Paul v Tyron Woodley 
Boxing’s newest star and renowned content creator, Jake Paul, looks to continue his meteoric rise by facing the most dangerous challenge of his young career, former UFC Champion Tyron Woodley. Watch this special pay per view event, Monday 30 August from 12 pm on Sky Arena.  

UEFA World Cup Qualifiers 
From Thursday 2 through to 9 September Sky Sport 7 beIN SPORTS will bring you live coverage of matchdays 4-6 in the UEFA World Cup Qualifiers. The best European teams vie for one of 13 spots in in the 2022 FIFA World Cup, to be held in Qatar. 

Wild Wests: Tales From Tiger Town
Exclusive behind the scenes access at a club that’s had a tumultuous 21 year history. This fly-on-the-wall documentary follows the Wests Tigers through 2021 with candid, unseen footage of the coach, players and legends of the game. Streaming now on Sky Go and Sky Sport Now.

NRL Premiership
It’s the final round of play this weekend before the top eight teams hit the finals. The NZ Warriors will be looking to go out with a bang against the Gold Coast Titans in what could well be their last match of the season. Get behind our boys, Sunday 5 September, 6pm on Sky Sport 4.
All Blacks v Wallabies 
After much anticipation the All Blacks take the field at Optus Stadium, Perth on Sunday 5 September for game three of the Bledisloe Cup before heading to Queensland for the remainder of the Rugby Championship. We’ll bring you all the action live from 5pm on Sky Sport 1.

August, 2021

Golf – PGA Tour 
For the night-owls, the PGA European Tour Live Omega European Masters starts Thursday 26 August, 11.30pm on Sky Sport 6. And for the early birds, the PGA Tour Live BMW Championship from Caves Valley Golf Club in Baltimore commences Friday 27 August, 7am on Sky Sport 6. 

The British & Irish Lions: Uncovered
Beating the All Blacks in a test series on their own turf was billed 'Mission Impossible' – a feat only conquered once before in the Lions' 129-year history. In this powerful documentary, Director Ben Uttley captures the historic and emotional 2017 tour. Thursday 26 August, 9pm on Sky Sport 1.

NRL Premiership 
We’ve got your Friday night sorted as we head into Round 24! The NZ Warriors will be fighting for another win against the Canberra Raiders at 7.30pm. Then at 9.55pm, get set for an explosive match between fierce rivals the Roosters and the Rabbitohs. Both games are live on Sky Sport 4. 

UFC: Chikadze v Barboza
Undefeated in six octagon appearances, Giga Chikadze has his first UFC headlining opportunity when he faces veteran defender Edson Barboza in the Featherweight bout on Sunday 29 August. We’ll have the prelims from 11am, followed by the main event at 2pm live on ESPN.

The Rugby Championship
With the teams staying put for another week due to travel uncertainty, Argentina will once again front the world champs at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth on Sunday 22 August. We’ll have all the excitement live on Sky Sport from 3.05am.

Round 23 of the NRL commences this weekend and we’re starting to get down to the pointy end of the competition with just three rounds left until the home-run to the finals. The NZ Warriors will be looking for another win when they take on the Broncos, Sunday 22 August at 5.45pm on Sky Sport 4.

As we head to Rockwool, Denmark for the fourth leg of the SailGP, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke will be looking to elevate the Kiwi team up the ladder. Burn the candle at both ends on Saturday 21 August with Day 1 commencing at 1am on Sky Sport 3 and Day 2 at 11pm on Sky Sport 2.

FIA World Endurance Championship
Live from France we’ll be bringing you 24 hours of Le Mans – the historic endurance race, dubbed the greatest motorsport event in the world, where drivers are scored on the distance they travel over a 24-hour period. Sunday 22 August from 2am on Sky Sport Pop Up 1.

WWE SummerSlam 
The WWE's second biggest event of the year is live from Las Vegas on Sky Arena, Sunday 22 August, 6am-11.30am. This pay-per-view event has all the big names including; Roman Reigns, John Cena, Bobby Lashley, Nikki A.S.H, The Usos and Sasha Banks – there’s a reason they dub it "The Biggest Party of the Summer." 

ATP 1000 – Western & Southern Open 
A.K.A. the Cincinnati Masters, and featuring many of the stars we saw and didn’t see at the Games including Rafael Nadal, Daniil Medvedev and Stefano Tsitsipas. Day one starts Tuesday 17 August at 3am on Sky Sport 2 with play continuing until Monday.

Bledisloe Cup 2021
After a slight schedule change to accommodate the ever changing quarantine landscape, the All Blacks will be at Eden Park for a second week when they take on the Wallabies in the Bledisloe Cup on Saturday 14 August at 7.05pm.

Bunnings NPC & Farah Palmer Cup
It’s a battle of the bridge this Friday 13 August when Counties Manukau take on North Harbour in back to back games, first in the Farah Palmer Cup at 5pm, followed at 7pm by the Bunnings NPC, both live on Sky Sport 1, streaming on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go. Plus, we’ll have every match in both competitions, live across the weekend. Check the guide for details.

INDYCAR Big Machine Spiked Coolers Grand Prix 
Live from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course – the racing capital of the world, Kiwis Scott Dixon and Scott McLaughlin will take on the 14-turn, 2.439-mile IMS road course. Qualifying starts Saturday 14 August at 9am on Sky Sport 5 with the main event, Sunday at 4.30am.

Sal’s NBL Women 
We’ll be bringing you all 33 games live in this five-week season as Harbour Breeze, Auckland Dream, Waikato Wizards, Capital Swish, Canterbury Wildcats and Otago Gold Rush battle it out for the title. We’ll be tipping off on Sky Sport 8 from Saturday 14 August from 6pm.

Rugby Championship – South Africa v Argentina
Get up or stay up for the first clash between South Africa and Argentina in the Rugby Championship, live from Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Sunday 15 August at 3.05am on Sky Sport 1. The South Africans will go in as favourites, but there are no certainties with rugby at this level!

ITU World Triathlon Montreal  
Hot off the back of his bronze medal in Tokyo, Hayden Wilde is competing with fellow Kiwis Tayler Reid, Trent Thorpe, Saxon Morgan and Dylan McCullough, with Ainsley Thorpe and Nicole van der Kaay in the women’s. Sunday 15 August from 5.30am on Sky Sport 8.

ANZ Premiership Netball
After an exciting season, we’re down to the last three teams. Having finished top of the table, the Northern Mystics go straight to the Grand Final next weekend, while second placed Southern Steel host Mainland Tactix in the Elimination Final Saturday 1 August, 4pm on Sky Sport 1.

Springboks v British & Irish Lions 
After a powerful second half in the first Test, the Lions have taken a 1-0 lead in the series after winning the Cape Town curtain-raiser 22-17. The world champions will be looking to even the score in the second test live from FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, Sunday 1 August, 3.50am on Sky Sport 1.

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
With plenty of action still to come from Tokyo including Rowing, Athletics, Equestrian, Canoeing and more, there’s a lot to be excited about this week! Catch every Kiwi in action using our handy Kiwi athlete schedule here and enjoy 12 channels dedicated entirely to your Olympic viewing pleasure. 

ANZ Premiership: Grand Final
This is the big one! After surviving last weekend’s sudden death clash against Southern Steel, the Mainland Tactix are ready to take on front-runners Northern Mystics in the Grand Final. Catch all the action live from Spark Arena, Auckland, Sunday 8 August from 3pm on Sky Sport 2.

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – Canoe Sprint
After winning gold in both London and Rio, Lisa Carrington will be looking to make it a trifecta when she puts her paddle down in the K-1 200m heats on Monday at 12.30pm. We’ll see plenty of the women’s team as they take on the K-2 500m on Monday at 2pm, the K-1 500m on Wednesday at 1.19pm and the K-4 500m on Friday at 1.15pm. 

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – Weightlifting
Don’t miss Laurel Hubbard when she makes history as the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic Games in a different sex category than assigned at birth. She’ll be lifting in the Women’s 87+ kg on Monday 2 August at 10.50pm.  

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – Cycling 
We head trackside every evening this week with an awesome line-up of Kiwis eager to take home a medal – from Team Pursuit to Sprint, Keirin to Omnium, Team Sprint to Madison – if they’re Kiwis on wheels, we’ll be bringing you coverage. Check our Kiwis in Action page for all the details.

Springboks v British & Irish Lions 
With the series tied at one all, after the world champions fought back with a 27-9 victory over the Lions in the second test, both teams will be looking to bring it home when they meet in Cape Town for the third and final test, Sunday 8 August, 3am on Sky Sport 1.  

Bledisloe Cup 2021
The Bledisloe Cup kicks off this weekend with the All Blacks v Australia in the first Test. We’ll bring you the play by play as these fierce rivals go head-to-head at Eden Park, Saturday 7 August, 6.30pm live on Sky Sport 1. 

UFC 265 – Lewis v Gane
Houston hometown hero and No. 2 ranked Derrick Lewis will take on undefeated striking sensation and No. 3 ranked Ciryl Gane for the Interim UFC Heavyweight Championship. Catch the prelims on Sunday 8 August, from noon on ESPN with the main event live on Sky Arena from 2pm.

July, 2021

Tour de France
The chase for the yellow jersey continues as cyclists tackle stages three through nine, including the first of the time trials before heading to the Alps at the end of the week for the first of mountain stages. Sky Sport 2 is bringing you live coverage every evening this week. Check the guide for times.

UEFA Euro 2020
As the Round of 16 continues this week, we will soon be down to eight teams and the championship is still wide open. We’ll have all four quarter final games live on Saturday 3 July and Sunday 4 July at 3.50am and 6.50am on Sky Sport 7.

After a week off while the Maroons and Blues battled it out in State of Origin Game 2, the NZ Warriors are back in action at Central Coast Stadium, Gosford to take on the St. George Illawarra Dragons, Friday 2 July, 7.30pm on Sky Sport 4.

Rugby – Steinlager Series 
We’ve got two exciting games of international rugby back to back live from Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday 3 July. First up it’s the Māori All Blacks v Manu Samoa at 4:30pm followed by the All Blacks v Tonga at 6.30pm. Catch both matches and all the noise live on Sky Sport 1. 

If too much motorsport is never enough, the World Superbike: Prosecco Doc UK kicks off this Sunday 4 July at 12.55am with Race 1. Then get ready for an all-nighter with Race 2 on Monday 5 July at 12.55am, followed by Indycar Indy 200 at 4am, then NASCAR: Road America 250 at 6am – all on Sky Sport 5. 

The British and Irish Lions Tour of South Africa 
The greatest touring rugby team in the world are heading into enemy territory when they take on world champions South Africa on their turf. Watch every match live on Sky Sport, starting with the Emirates Lions, Sunday 4 July at 6am. 

NBA Playoffs
It’s getting down to crunch time as the Conference Finals wrap up this week and the last two teams standing head into the NBA Finals. Watch every game live on ESPN. Check the guide for the latest.

UEFA Euro 2020 Finals 
After an exciting few weeks of world-class football it’s finals time! In the first of the semis it’s Italy v Spain on Wednesday 7 July, 6.50am then England v Denmark on Thursday 8 July, 6.50am, with the winners of each playing off in the final live Monday 13 July at 6.50am on Sky Sport 7.

All Blacks v Fiji – Steinlager Series
The epic festival of All Blacks, Māori and Pasifika rugby matches continues with the first test between the mighty ABs and the Flying Fijians. Catch all the action live from FMG Stadium Waikato, Saturday 10 July, from 6.30pm live on Sky Sport 1.

As we get down to the business end of the championship, play continues from the grass courts in London on Sky Sport 3, 8 and 9. On Sunday 11 July, 12.45am watch the Women’s Singles Final followed by the Men’s Doubles Final at 3.45am. Monday 12 July, 12.45am its the Men’s Singles Final followed by the Women’s Doubles Finals at 3.45am. All finals are live on Sky Sport 3. 

UFC 264 – Poirier vs. McGregor 3 
The third match up between these two fighters is set to be explosive. When the pair last met in January 2021 at UFC 257, Poirier prevailed via a second-round knockout – so McGregor will be eager to turn the tables. Watch the prelims, Sunday 11 July at noon on ESPN, followed by the main event on Sky Arena at 2pm.

NBA Playoffs
After a gruelling race to the finals, Phoenix have come out on top of the East Coast Conference with Milwaukee representing the West Coast. Get yourself courtside for all finals games live on ESPN. Check the guide for the latest. 

Australia v West Indies Cricket
This weekend, we’re bringing you two big days of fast-paced cricket with the first two T20 matches between the Baggy Greens and the Windies live from Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, St Lucia. Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July from 11.15am on Sky Sport 2.

Supercars Townsville 500
Kiwi driver Shane van Gisbergen will be eager to maintain his top position in the 2021 Repco Supercars Championship as he and fellow Kiwi Andre Heimgartner hit the Reid Park Street Circuit in Townsville this weekend. Catch both days of racing; Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 July from 10am on Sky Sport 5. 

Manu Samoa v Tonga
If any two teams know how to get flags waving and a crowd roaring it’s Manu Samoa and Tonga. These two mighty island nations will be battling it out for an all-important place in the 2023 Rugby World Cup – Saturday 10 July, 4.30pm live from Mt Smart Stadium on Sky Sport 1.

NBA Playoffs
After an epic battle to the top, Phoenix and Milwaukee are the last teams standing. This week watch game three Monday 12 July at 12.30pm, game four Thursday 15 July at 1.30pm and game five Sunday 18 July at 1.30pm. Watch every NBA Playoff game live on ESPN

State of Origin Game 3
After crushing the Maroons in games one and two to take the title for 2021, the Blues will be looking to make it a trifecta when they step onto home turf at Stadium Australia, Sydney this week. Watch State of Origin Game 3 live on Sky Sport 4, Wednesday 14 July from 9pm.

LPGA – Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational
The world’s best female golfers pair up for a unique 72-hole team event at Midland Country Club, Michigan with Kiwi golden girl Lydia Ko competing with American Danielle Kang. Round 1 starts, Thursday 15 July, 7am live on Sky Sport 9 and continues over the weekend.  

Open Championship 
The oldest golf championship in the world and the fourth of the majors, the British Open, tees off at Royal St. George's Golf Course in Sandwich, Kent, England on Thursday 15 July from 5.30pm. We’ll bring you all the action live across the weekend on Sky Sport 6.

Farah Palmer Cup 2021 
The best of women’s provincial rugby returns this weekend with Auckland v Bay of Plenty, Saturday 17 July at 12pm followed by reigning champs Canterbury v Counties Manukau at 2pm. Then on Sunday at 11.30am it’s Wellington v Otago. All games are live on Sky Sport 1. 

Tour de France 
If you’ve been following the drama, thrills and spills from the Tour, you won’t want to miss the final Stage, as riders make the ceremonial journey from Chatou to Paris Champs-Élysées. Watch the Tour de France, Stage 21, Monday 19 July at 2.05am live on Sky Sport 2. 

All Blacks v Fiji 
The Flying Fijians are playing for more than just a win as they take on the All Blacks in the second test of the Steinlager Series this weekend. Watch the play-by-play live from FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton, Saturday 17 July from 6.30pm on Sky Sport 1. 

Great Britain SailGP
New Zealand sets out to claw back our speedster reputation in the next instalment of the SailGP live from the Britain's Ocean City, Plymouth, Sunday 18 and Monday 19 July on Sky Sport 3.

NASCAR: Foxwoods 301 
Watch live coverage of the 2021 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301, the last Cup Series race of July, from New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Will race favourite Kyle Larson take the win? Find out, Monday 19 July from 6.30am on Sky Sport 5.

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
There’s no need to wait for Friday’s opening ceremony to watch Kiwis in action! On Wednesday 21 July catch the Football Ferns v Australia, followed by the OlyWhites v Korea on Thursday and on Friday morning it’s the Mens’ Single Sculls. With twelve dedicated channels, you won’t miss a moment of the action. Be sure to check out the Kiwi schedule here.

World Superbikes
As we gear up for the World Superbike Dutch round from Assen this weekend, Yamaha rider Toprak Razgatlioglu is sitting at the top of the ladder after Jonathan Rea’s crash and fall from the lead at Donnington Park. Practice Race 1 starts Friday 23 July at 8.20pm on Sky Sport 5, with racing continuing over the weekend on Sky Sport 5 and Sky Sport Select. 

Sal’s NBL Grand Final 
After an exciting season, it’s finals time! Thursday 22nd July catch the semi-final double-header with Wellington Saints v Auckland Huskies followed by Southland Sharks v Hawkes Bay Hawks. Coverage starts at 5.30pm on Sky Sport 2. Then, Friday 7.30pm it’s the Sal’s NBL Grand Final.

UFC Fight Night
Don't miss a single second when top-tier bantamweights Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw face off again at UFC Fight Night on Sunday 25 July. Prelims start at 8am, followed by the main card at 11am live from Las Vegas on ESPN.

Springboks v British & Irish Lions
The three-test series kicks off at Cape Town Stadium this Sunday when the Lions take on reigning World Champions in what is expected to be one of the most anticipated Lions Test matches of all time. Watch it live Sunday 25 July, 3.50am on Sky Sport 1. 

Farah Palmer Cup
The best of Kiwi women’s provincial rugby continues this weekend with six live games across Saturday and Sunday. Our top pick; Auckland v Otago, Sunday 25 July, noon on Sky Sport 1.

ANZ Premiership 
This coming weekend will be the last round of the regular season (Round 15), with teams competing for the spot in the Elimination Final on Saturday 1 August, where 2nd and 3rd place play off to meet 1st place in the Grand Final on Saturday 8 August. Check the guide for details.

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – Boxing 
Kiwi heavy weight hopeful David Nyika will have his time to shine in the ring in the preliminaries on Tuesday 27 July. Catch every bout live on Sky Sport Pop Up 4 and Sky Sport 9 from 3.30pm. 

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – Rugby Sevens
The pool rounds commence Monday 26 July when the NZ Men’s Rugby Sevens take on Korea at 1pm, Argentina at 8.30pm, then Australia on Tuesday at 1.30pm. On Thursday the NZ Women’s Rugby Sevens play Kenya at 2.30pm, Great Britain at 9.30pm, then ROC on Friday at 2.30pm. Live on Sky Sport 5.

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – Equestrian 
One of New Zealand’s most loved Olympic sports, Equestrian starts Friday 30 July with the Eventing Dressage Team and Individual. Day 1, Session 1 starts at 11.30am (Sky Sport Pop Up 3) and Session 2 at 8.30pm (Sky Sport 9), with Session 3 on Saturday at 11.30am (Sky Sport Pop Up 1). 

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – Athletics 
The Kiwi track and field action starts this week with Hamish Kerr in the Men’s High Jump, Camille Buscombe in the Women’s 5,000m, Valerie Adams and Maddison Lee Wesche in the Women’s Shot Put, and Julia Ratcliffe and Lauren Bruce in the Women’s Hammer Throw. Check the guide for times.

Farah Palmer Cup
Saturday 31 July, from 12pm on Sky Sport 2 catch BOP v Waikato followed by Hawke’s Bay v North Harbour. Over on Sky Sport 1 at 12pm it’s Taranaki v Tasman, followed by Northland v Manawatu at 7pm, and on Sunday 1 August Canterbury v Wellington at 2pm on Sky Sport 1. 

Pakistan Tour of West Indies
The Aussies are out, and Pakistan are in! Join us four big T20 matches between old rivals Pakistan and the West Indies – Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 July from Barbados, and Sunday 1 and Monday 2 August from Guyana. All games live at 2.45am on Sky Sport 2.

June, 2021

Watch the French Open live from the iconic clay courts in Paris all this week. Sky Sport 2 is the place to catch the best matches from all courts including our Kiwis in action, while Sky Sport Pop-Up 1 covers the best of the rest.

Pakistan Super League
If you’re a fan of fast-paced, world-class cricket then prepare for some early starts this week as we bring you live coverage of the Pakistan Super League from Wednesday 2 June. You’ll find most games starting at 2.50am on Sky Sport 3. Check the guide for further details.

SailGP Italy 
The city of Taranto in southern Italy hosts the first-ever Italy Sail Grand Prix, the second event on the SailGP calendar. Watch live racing from Day 1 (Saturday 5 June) and Day 2 (Sunday 6 June) from 11.30pm on Sky Sport 3.

State of Origin 
It’s never too early to get excited about Rugby League’s most anticipated clash of the year. The Blues will be desperate to redeem themselves after their surprise 2020 loss and the Maroons, well they never let up. Watch State of Origin game one live on Sky Sport 4, Wednesday 9 June, 9pm and get all the pre-match insights with NRL360 from 8pm.

UFC Fight Night
We’re live ringside at UFC Apex Las Vegas on Sunday 6 June for UFC Fight Night. Catch the prelims from 8am and then Rozenstruik v. Sakai on the main card at 11am where both men will be looking to get back on the winning side of things. Live on ESPN2.

NBA Playoffs
Round one has come to an end with teams now in place for the conference semi-finals which kick into gear from Tuesday 8 June on ESPN. We’ll have live coverage of every game from the Conference Finals and NBA Finals.

State of Origin
It’s rugby league’s most anticipated clash of the year as the Blues go to head to head with old rivals the Maroons in game one of State of Origin. Watch the game live on Sky Sport 4, Wednesday 9 June at 9pm with pre-match insights on NRL 360 from 8pm. 

Test Cricket – West Indies v South Africa
The South African tour of West Indies commences this week with the first test at Beausejour Stadium. Day one of play begins Friday 11 June at 1.45am on Sky Sport 3 and continues throughout the weekend. 

Watch the world’s best footballers including Mbappé, Ronaldo and Harry Kane, as 24 of the greatest European nations compete for the highly sought-after championship. Live coverage starts Saturday 12 June, 6.50am on Sky Sport 7 with Turkey v Italy.

Bellator 260 
A fight not to be missed! The Bellator 260 event headlined by the Welterweight World Title bout between champion Douglas Lima (32-8) and undefeated Yaroslav Amosov (25-0) at the Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut. Saturday 12 June at 1pm on Sky Sport Pop-Up 1. 

Indycar Detroit Grand Prix
Kiwi drivers Scott Dixon and Scott McLaughlin continue to impress on the Indycar stage and now they’re taking on Detroit. Watch the qualifying races from midnight Sunday 13 June on Sky Sport 5 before the green flag drops for the main race on Monday at 4am.

A big two weeks of Grand Slam tennis comes to a climax this weekend. Sunday 13 June, it’s the Women’s Singles Final at 12.50am followed by the Men’s Doubles Finals at 3.50am. Later that night we bring you the Women’s Doubles Finals at 9.50pm followed by the Men’s Singles Finals on Monday at 1am. All matches are on Sky Sport 2. 

UFC 263 – Adesanya v Vettori 
Kiwi superstar Israel Adesanya will defend his middleweight crown when he takes on Marvin Vettori in a highly anticipated rematch in the main event of UFC 263, Sunday 13 June at 2pm on Sky Arena.

“The Last Stylebender” will be joined by fellow Kiwi and City Kickboxing teammate, Brad Riddell who takes on Drew Dober in the prelims – Live on ESPN at 12pm.

Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Final
When New Zealand and Australia opened their bubbles to each other, so did Super Rugby… and what an exciting six weeks it has been! Don’t miss the final between the Blues and the Highlanders Saturday, 19 June live from 6pm on Sky Sport 1.

ICC World Test Championship Final – NZ v India
The BLACKCAPS will be aiming for glory when they take on India at the Rose Bowl, Southampton from 18 – 22 June. Daily pre-match coverage will start at 8.30pm with the first ball at 9.30pm. Catch every ball live and exclusive on Sky Sport and streaming on Sky Sport Now and Sky Go.

US Open Golf 
Direct from Torrey Pine, San Diego watch live coverage of the 121st Men’s US Open, the third of the four major championships. Tees off is this Tuesday 15 June at 11am with play continuing throughout the week onSky Sport 6.

If you’re a football fan there will be a lot of early mornings this week as we bring you coverage of Europe’s premiere inter-country championship. Games are streaming live on Sky Sport 7 with pre and post show commentary from beIN Sports studio.

NRL Premiership
If you’re anxiously awaiting State of Origin Game 2 on Sunday 27 June, see how the teams back up in another big weekend of rugby league. Our NZ Warriors are in Newcastle taking on the Newcastle Knights on Saturday 19 June, from 4.30pm on Sky Sport 4.

It’s been an exciting couple of weeks on the world cycling stage as we gear up for the grand-daddy of them all, the Tour de France which starts on 26 June. This week is no exception with the French National Championships. Watch the women’s road race Saturday 19 June, 10.30pm on Sky Sport 3 and the men’s Monday 21 June, 12.15am on Sky Sport 1. 

It’s another exciting week of football as we head into the knock-out Round of 16. Find out how the three favourites – England, France and Belgium – stack up in this crucial round. Tuesday 22 June at 6.50am it’s Finland v Belgium. Wednesday, 6.50am it’s Czech Republic v England and Thursday, 6.50am Portugal v France. All live on Sky Sport 7. Check the guide for the rest of the action.

Women's State of Origin 
State of Origin is not just for the blokes! Join us for live coverage of the official Women's State of Origin 2021, as the New South Wales Women take on the Queensland Women for the annual title at Sunshine Coast Stadium on the Sunshine Coast. Kick-off is Friday 25 June, 9:45pm on Sky Sport 4.

Tour de France 
The world’s most prestigious cycling road race starts this week. Join us for all 21 stages as riders make their way over 3,383 km of picturesque terrain, from Brest to the Champs-Élysées in Paris in the chase for the yellow jersey. Stage 1 starts Saturday 26 June, 10pm on Sky Sport 2.

State of Origin - Game 2 
Will a home ground advantage be enough for the mighty Maroons to stop the Blues in their tracks after their exciting Origin 1 win? Both teams will be pulling out all stops as they go head to head in Origin 2! Watch the blow-by-blow live from Suncorp Stadium, Sunday 27 June, 9pm on Sky Sport 4. 

NBA Playoffs
The championship is wide open as we head into the Conference Finals this week. Watch every game from both the Conference Finals and NBA Finals live on ESPN, starting with game one of the Eastern Conference Finals Thursday 24 June at 1pm on ESPN

ATP 250 Tennis
As we gear up for the start of Wimbledon next Monday, whet your appetite with two exhilarating precursors – the ATP 250: Viking International Eastbourne starting Monday 21 June at 10pm on Sky Sport Pop-Up 2. And the ATP 250: Mallorca Championships – which also kicks off Monday 21 June at 1.30am on Sky Sport Pop-Up 2.

The Championships Wimbledon 
Join us for comprehensive live coverage from the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. Catch all the big hitters; Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Venus and Serena Williams and Simona Halep at the grand-daddy of Grand Slams from Monday 28 June on Sky Sport 3, 8 and 9.

May, 2021

ATP 1000: Internazionali BNL d'Italia
Rome’s famous clay court event is more than just tennis – it’s a total entertainment experience. Be there for the first serve on Monday 10 May, 9pm and catch all the play through to 17 May on Sky Sport 8. 

Get up early to catch Kiwi Shane Archbold in the final stage of Volta Algarve, Monday 10 May, 3.30am on Sky Sport 9. The Giro D’Italia continues this week with stages 3-9, as George Bennett competes in one of the biggest races of his career. Tour de Hongrie starts Thursday 13 May, 4am on SkySport 9 where Kiwi powerhouse Sam Bewley is on deck for Team BikeExchange. 

Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman 
What better way to celebrate the Trans-Tasman bubble than with Sky Super Rugby?! Get behind our Kiwi teams as they tackle the Brumbies, Force, Reds, Waratahs and Rebels each weekend. The first games kick off Friday 14 May on Sky Sport 3 with Highlanders v Reds at 6.30pm and Waratahs v Hurricanes at 9.30pm.

UFC 262 – Oliveira v Chandler
A new lightweight champion will be crowned this weekend! Brazil’s Oliveira found his groove when returning to the lightweight division in 2017, and now faces Chandler, who made an immediate impact in his UFC debut in January. Sunday 16 May, 2pm on Sky Arena & Sky Sport Now Pay-Per-View.

FA Cup Final
Eight time champions Chelsea will be fighting for a win over underdogs Leicester, who are yet to get their name on the highly sought-after trophy. It’s an early start Sunday 16 May, 4.15am on Sky Sport 7.

IndyCar: GMR GP
If you’re up early for the FA Cup Final, why not make a morning of it with the IndyCar GMR GP Indianapolis, where Kiwi drivers Scott Dixon and Scott McLaughlin will be looking to build on their one-two finish in Texas. Racing starts Sunday 16 May, 6.30am on Sky Sport 5. 

Sky Sport Presents: All Access
Sky Sport brings you an access-all-areas look into the lives of New Zealand’s Super Rugby stars as we follow one player from each team for a full week. This week takes a raw look into the daily life of Chief’s superstar Anton Lienert-Brown as he balances rugby with family life. Monday 17 May, 9.30pm on Sky Sport 1 and on Sky Go. 
UEFA Women’s Champions League 

In what is set to be an exhilarating showdown, Chelsea take on Barcelona in the final from Gamla Ullevi stadium in Gothenburg. Chelsea is on a high after a 4-1 win over Bayern in the Semis, however the Spanish are renowned for fierce possession of the ball. Monday 17 May, 6.55am on Sky Sport 1.

As the Italian Open reaches its climax at the start of the week, the action continues in Switzerland where Roger Federer will be making an appearance at the Gonet Geneva Open. First serve is Monday 17 May, 12am on Sky Sport 2. You can also catch the Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes in Lyon, France starting Tuesday 18 May, 12.30am on Sky Sport Pop-Up 1 and on Sky Go.
PGA Championship

The strongest international field in golf returns to The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort for one of the four majors. Catch all the action from this demanding par 72 links-style course from Tuesday 18 May, 11am on Sky Sport 6 and on Sky Go.

Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman
The Trans-Tasman comp got off to an explosive start and there’s plenty to look forward to this weekend as we head into Round 2. Friday night it’s Hurricanes v Rebels followed by Force v Highlanders, then on Saturday prepare yourself for a triple header with Blues v Waratahs, Chiefs v Brumbies and Reds v Crusaders. Check the guide. 

Roland Garros (The French Open)
We’re serving up two big weeks of Grand Slam tennis, starting Sunday 30 May live from the iconic clay courts in Paris. Sky Sport 2 is the place to catch the best matches from all courts including our Kiwis in action, while Sky Sport Pop-Up 1 covers the best of the rest.

Sky Sport Next brings you all the coverage from the Trans-Tasman Series women’s and men’s hockey live from Palmerston North. The Black Sticks go head-to-head with the Aussies in three games each on Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Watch the matches on Sky Sport 2 and Sky Sport 9.

LPGA Bank Of Hope
New to the LPGA tour, the inaugural LPGA Bank Of Hope Match-Play will be hosted by the exclusive Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. Catch all four days of play from Thursday 27 May at 6am on Sky Sport 3. 

Supercars Championship
It’s a big weekend for Supercars with Race 12 coming to you live from Winton Motorsport Park, Victoria. Watch it all, from the warm ups at 10.30am Saturday 29 May right through to the main event at 5pm, all on Sky Sport 5.

A-league Soccer
The Wellington Phoenix are back home and taking on Perth Glory in an exciting ‘Distance Derby’ matchup at Auckland’s Eden Park on Sunday 30 May at 3.30pm on Sky Sport 7.

Giro D’Italia
If you’ve been following this gruelling race across Italy, it will all come to an end this week as racers tackle the final few stages. We’ll bring you live coverage each evening (except Tuesday) on Sky Sport 3 with the final stage kicking off at 11.15pm on Sunday 30 May.

Indy 500
We’re bringing you live coverage of the 105th running of The Indianapolis 500 where Kiwi Scott Dixon will start in pole position after finishing first in the Fast Nine Shootout and fellow countryman Scott McLaughlin will start in the 17th. Racing starts Monday 31 May, 3am live on Sky Sport 5.
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