3-16 Motor sports - Dakar Rally
17-31 Handball - Men's World Championship, Poland
18-31 Tennis - Australian Open, Melbourne
21-24 Golf - European Tour Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship
Key sports events
The highlight of the year will no doubt be the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the first time the quadrennial event will be held in South America.
The Games could also be a historic one for Singapore - as swimmer Joseph Schooling, a world championship bronze medallist, bids to win the nation's first swimming medal at the Olympics.
Table Tennis World Team Championships
Feb 28-March 6: Causeway neighbour Malaysia host the team instalment of the world championships in Kuala Lumpur.
Uefa European Championship
June 10-July 10: France will host the quadrennial football tournament across 10 cities. Can defending champions Spain bounce back from their disastrous World Cup title defence?
Aug 5-21: Golf and rugby will be added to the Olympic programme when the Games take place in Rio de Janeiro.
Sept 7-18: The first time that the quadrennial multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities is taking place in South America.
Major EPL games
Can Arsenal maintain their slender lead at the top of the table to win their first English Premier League football title in more than a decade?
Or can Leicester do what no one thought possible at the beginning of the season and be the unlikely champions?
What about Manchester United - can the under-performing Red Devils find their groove again?
Here are some key fixtures that could shape what promises to be an exciting finish to the 2015-16 season:
Jan 13 Liverpool v Arsenal, Spurs v Leicester
Jan 17 Liverpool v Man Utd
Jan 24 Arsenal v Chelsea
Feb 6 Man City v Leicester
Feb 13 Arsenal v Leicester
Feb 14 Man City v Spurs
Feb 28 Man Utd v Arsenal, Liverpool v Everton
March 5 Tottenham v Arsenal
March 12 Liverpool v Chelsea
March 19 Man City v Man Utd
April 16 Chelsea v Man City
April 30 Man Utd v Leicester
May 7 Man City v Arsenal
May 15 Chelsea v Leicester
Singapore fans will again be treated to some top-level sports action, with some of the world's best athletes set to compete.
The SMBC Singapore Open from Jan 28-31, for instance, will bring top golfers including world No. 1 Jordan Spieth and Major winners like Darren Clarke and Yang Yong Eun here.
In fact the world's best athletes from badminton, rugby, swimming, tennis and Formula One are all set to make pit stops in Singapore in 2016.
SMBC Singapore Open
Jan 28-31: After a three-year hiatus, the country's top golf tournament is making a comeback.
HSBC Women's Champions
March 3-6: Annual tournament featuring top women golfers.
OUE Singapore Open
April 7-12: Top badminton stars will look to tune-up for August's Rio Olympics at the Superseries event.
World Rugby Sevens Series
April 16-17: The Singapore leg of the tournament could see participation from World Cup winners Sonny Bill Williams and Liam Messam.
There may no longer be any Singapore Airlines International Cup, but fans can still look to the Emirates Singapore Derby (July 10) and Longines Singapore Gold Cup (Nov 20) for high-stakes races.
F1 Singapore Grand Prix
Sept 16-18: Formula One racing at the Marina Bay Street Circuit returns for a ninth edition.
Fina World Cup series
Oct 22-23: Short-course swimming event held over nine legs.
WTA Finals Singapore
Oct 24-31: The third instalment of the prestigious season-ender for the professional women's tennis tour.
December: The mixed-team tournament has world No. 1 Novak Djokovic playing for the Singapore side.
28-31 Golf - SMBC Singapore Open, Singapore
7 American football - Super Bowl, Santa Clara, California
14 Basketball - NBA All-Star game, Toronto
16-17 Football - Champions League round of 16, 1st leg
23-24 Football - Champions League round of 16, 1st leg
28-March 6 Table tennis - World Team Championships, Kuala Lumpur
28 Football - English League Cup final, London
2-6 Cycling - World Track Championships, London
3-6 Golf - WGC-Cadillac Championship, Doral, Florida. HSBC Women's Champions, Singapore
7-20 Tennis - BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells, California
8-9, Football - Champions League round of 16, 2nd leg
8-13 Badminton - All-England Championships, Birmingham
15-16 Football - Champions League round of 16, 2nd leg
17-20 Athletics - World Indoor Championships, Portland
18-20 Formula 1 - Australian GP, Melbourne
28-April 3 Figure skating - World Championships, Boston
31-April 3 Golf - LPGA ANA Inspiration, Rancho Mirage, California
TBC Football - S-League kicks off
1-3 Formula 1 - Bahrain GP, Sakhir
5-6 Football - Champions League quarter-finals, 1st leg
7-10 Golf - Masters, Augusta, Georgia
9 Horse racing - Grand National, Aintree, England
12-13 Football - Champions League quarter-finals, 2nd leg
12-17 Badminton - OUE Singapore Open, Singapore
15-17 Formula 1 - Chinese GP, Shanghai
16-17 Rugby - World Sevens Series, Singapore
16-May 2 Snooker - World Championship , Sheffield , England
18 Athletics - Boston Marathon
26-27 Football - Champions League semi-finals, 1st leg
29-May 1 Formula 1 - Russian GP, Sochi
3-4 Football - Champions League semi-finals, 2nd leg
4-8 Athletics - Asian Masters Athletics Championships, Singapore
6 Mixed martial arts - ONE FC
6-29 Cycling - Giro d'Italia
12-15 Golf - Players Championship, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
13-15 Formula 1 - Spanish GP, Catalunya
22 ST Run - F1 Pit Building, Singapore
23-June 5 Tennis - French Open, Roland Garros, Paris
26-29 Formula 1 - Monaco GP, Monte Carlo
28 Football - Champions League final, Milan
2 Basketball - Start of NBA Finals
9-12 Golf - KPMG Women's PGA Championship, Sammamish, Washington
10-12 Formula 1 - Canadian GP, Montreal
10-July 10 Football - European Championship, France
16-19 Golf - US Open, Oakmont, Pennsylvania
17-19 Formula 1 - European GP, Baku
27-July 10 Tennis - Wimbledon, London
1-3 Formula 1 - Austrian GP, Spielberg
2-24 Cycling - Tour de France
7-10 Golf - LPGA US Women's Open, San Martin, California
8-10 Formula 1 - British GP, Silverstone
10 Horse racing - Emirates Singapore Derby, Singapore
14-17 Golf - British Open, Ayrshire, Scotland
22-24 Formula 1 - Hungarian GP, Hungaroring
28-31 Golf - PGA Championship, Springfield, New Jersey. LPGA Women's British Open, Milton Keynes
29-31 Formula 1 - German GP, Hockenheim
5-21 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro
20-Sept 11 Cycling - Tour of Spain
26-28 Formula 1 - Belgian GP, Spa-Francorchamps
29-Sept 11 Tennis - US Open, Flushing Meadows, New York
2-4 Formula 1 - Italian GP, Monza
4-10 Netball - Nations Cup, Singapore
7-18 Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro
16-18 Formula 1 - Singapore GP, Singapore
15-18 LPGA Evian Championship, Evian, France
30-Oct 2 Formula 1 - Malaysian GP, Kuala Lumpur
7-9 Formula 1 - Japanese GP, Suzuka
9-16 Cycling - World Road Race Championships, Doha
21-22 Swimming - Fina World Cup, Singapore
21-23 Formula 1 - United States GP, Austin
24-31 Tennis - WTA Finals, Singapore
25 Baseball - Start of World Series
28-30 Formula 1 - Mexican GP, Mexico City
1 Horse racing - Melbourne Cup
11 Mixed martial arts - ONE FC, Singapore
11-13 Formula 1 - Brazilian GP, Interlagos
12-13 Tennis - Fed Cup final
14-20 Tennis - ATP World Tour Finals, London
17-20 Golf - DP World Tour Championship, Dubai
20 Horse racing - Longines Gold Cup, Singapore
25-27 Formula 1 - Abu Dhabi GP, Yas Marina Circuit
25-27 Tennis - Davis Cup final
4 Athletics - Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore
14-18 Badminton - SuperSeries Finals, Dubai
TBC Football - Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup, Myanmar and the Philippines
TBC Tennis - International Premier Tennis League