50 Best sports events in 2003

Cheer from the sidelines or sink back on the sofa as the great sporting moments of the year take centre stage. Nick Harris tells you where, when and what channel




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Best British Football, Rugby & Motorsport
Football: International Friendlies
Powergen Cup Final
Football: Worthington Cup Final
Rugby League Challenge Cup Final
Euro 2004 Qualifiers
FA Cup Final
Royal Ascot
Motorcycling: Superbikes World Championship
The British Grand Prix
Rally Of Great Britain

Best British Spring & Summer Staples
The Cheltenham Festival
The Grand National
The Boat Race
First Test: England vs Zimbabwe
The Derby
Stella Artois Tennis Championships
Football: Tennents Scottish Cup Final
Rowing: Henley Royal Regatta
Cowes Week
Cricket: Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy Final

Best Grand Slam Tennis & Golf Majors
Golf: The Masters
Wimbledon
Golf US Open
The London Marathon
Tennis: Davis Cup First Round: Australia Vs Great Britain
Golf: The Open
Football: First Division Play-Off Final
Golf: Uspga Championship
Cricket: First Test ­ England Vs South Africa
Tennis: Us Open

Best Major International Events
American Super Bowl XXXVII
The America's Cup
World Club Challenge: St Helens vs Sydney Roosters
Rugby Union: Six Nations ­ England vs France
Embassy World Snooker Championships
European Cup Final Football
Rugby Union: Heineken European Cup Final
Cycling: Tour de France
Golf: The Solheim Cup
Racing: TheBreeders' Cup

Best World Cups & Championships
World Championship Skiing
Cricket World Cup
World Indoor Athletics Championships
World Figure-Skating Championships
World Curling Championships
Tennis French Open
Swimming World Championships
Athletics World Championships
Football: Women'S World Cup
Rugby Union: World Cup

NB: Details were checked at the time of going to press, but are liable to change.

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