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Top Sport Events 2018
Top Sport Events – MAY
- French Open – TENNIS27-May-2018 to 10-Jun-2018Paris / FRANCE
The French Open is a major tennis tournament and the second of four annual Grand Slam tournaments. It is played on clay and is considered as one of the most physically demanding tennis competitions.
- Stanley Cup Finals – ICE HOCKEY
28-May-2018 to 13-Jun-2018
Multiple / UNITED STATES
The Stanley Cup Finals is the final round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs where eight ice hockey teams from each of the two conferences competing with each other.
Top Sport Events – JUNE
- NBA FINALS – BASKETBALL
4-Jun-2018 to 12-Jun-2018Multiple / UNITED STATES
The NBA Finals is the championship series of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the United States. The Eastern and Western conference champions play a series of best of seven games to determine the league champion.
- Football World Cup 2018 – FOOTBALL
14-Jun-2018 to 15-Jul-2018
Multiple / Russia
The 2018 FIFA World Cup hosts 32 national football (soccer) teams which will fight for the World Champion 2018 title. In total, 64 matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities.
- US Open – GOLF
14-Jun-2018 to 17-Jun-2018
Shinnecock Hills, New York / UNITED STATES
The United States Open Championship, commonly known as the U.S. Open, is the annual open national championship of golf in the United States. It is the second of the four major championships in golf.
- 24 Hours of Le Mans – RACING
16-Jun-2018 to 17-Jun-2018Le Mans / France
The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the world’s oldest active sports car race held since 1923.
Top Sport Events – JULY
- Wimbledon – TENNIS
2-Jul-2018 to 15-Jul-2018
London / United Kingdom
The Wimbledon Tournament is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and regarded as the most prestigious one.
- Tour de France – CYCLING
7-Jul-2018 to 29-Jul-2018Multiple / FRANCEThe 2018 Tour de France is the 105th edition of this prestigious cycling race. This years race will cover a length of 3,329 km over 21 stages. In 2018 the tour starts a week later than usual due to the calendar clashes with the FIFA World Cup 2018.
- British Open – GOLF
19-Jul-2018 to 22-Jul-2018
Carnoustie / UNITED KINGDOM
The Open Championship, often referred to as The Open or the British Open, is the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf. It has been held since 1860 in the United Kingdom.
- Summer X Games – EXTREME
19-Jul-2018 to 22-Jul-2018
Minneapolis / UNITED STATESThe X Games is an annual extreme sports event hosted, produced, and broadcast by ESPN. The inaugural X Games were held during the summer of 1995.
- Rugby World Cup Sevens – RUGBY
20-Jul-2018 to 22-Jul-2018
San Francisco / UNITED STATESThe Rugby World Cup Sevens is the premier stand-alone international rugby sevens competition held outside of the Olympic Games. The event is contested every four years, with tournaments for men’s and women’s national teams co-hosted at the same venues.
Top Sport Events – AUGUST
- European Sports Championships – MULTI
2-Aug-2018 to 12-Aug-2018
Multiple / EUROPEThe European Championships is a new multi-sport event which brings together the existing European Championships of some of the continent’s leading sports every four years. The inaugural edition in 2018 will be staged by the host cities of Glasgow, Scotland and Berlin, Germany.
- Asian Games – MULTI
18-Aug-2018 to 2-Sep-2018Jakarta / INDONESIAThe Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. The Games are recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and are described as the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games.
- US Open – TENNIS
27-Aug-2018 to 9-Sep-2018
New York City / UNITED STATESThe United States Open Tennis Championships is a hard court tennis tournament and the fourth and final tennis major comprising the Grand Slam each year. It is the only Grand Slam that employs tiebreakers in every set of a match.
Top Sport Events – SEPTEMBER
- 2018 World Rowing Championships – ROWING
1-Sep-2018 to 9-Sep-2018
Plovdiv / BULGARIA
The 2018 World Rowing Championship is hosted by Plovdiv in Bulgaria. The regatta course is an artificial canal with a total length of 2,300m.
- FEI World Equestrian Games – EQUESTRIAN
11-Sep-2018 to 23-Sep-2018
Mill Spring NC / UNITED STATESThe FEI World Equestrian Games are the major international championships for equestrianism. The games have been held every four years, halfway between sets of consecutive Summer Olympic Games,
- UCI Road World Championships – CYCLING
22-Sep-2018 to 30-Sep-2018
Innsbruck / AUSTRIAThe UCI Road World Championships, often referred to as the World Cycling Championships, is the annual world championship for bicycle road racing. The winner of the UCI Road World Championships road race is considered the World Cycling Champion.
- Ryder Cup – GOLF
25-Sep-2018 to 30-Sep-2018
Paris / FRANCEThe Ryder Cup is a biennial men’s golf competition between teams from Europe and the United States. The competition is contested every two years with the venue alternating between courses in the United States and Europe.
- World Women’s Volleyball Championship – VOLLEYBALL
29-Sep-2018 to 20-Oct-2018
Multiple / JAPANThe FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship is an international volleyball competition contested by the senior women’s national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB), the sport’s global governing body.
- Grand Final – AFL
29-Sep-2018 to 29-Sep-2018
Melbourne / AUSTRALIAThe AFL Grand Final is an annual Australian rules football match, traditionally held on the final Saturday in September or the first Saturday in October at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia.
Top Sport Events – OCTOBER
- Summer Youth Olympics – MULTI
6-Oct-2018 to 18-Oct-2018
Buenos Aires / ARGENTINAThe Youth Olympic Games (YOG) is an international multi-sport event organized by the International Olympic Committee. The games are held every four years in staggered summer and winter events consistent with the current Olympic Games format.
- Invictus Games – MULTI
20-Oct-2018 to 27-Oct-2018
Sydney / AUSTRALIAThe Invictus Games is an international adaptive multi-sport event, created by Prince Harry, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports including wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball, and indoor rowing.
- World Championships (Artistic) – GYMNASTICS
25-Oct-2018 to 3-Nov-2018
Doha / QATARThe World Artistic Gymnastics Championships are the world championships for artistic gymnastics. The first edition of the championship was held in 1903, exclusively for male gymnasts. Since the tenth edition of the tournament, in 1934, women’s events are held together with men’s events.
Top Sport Events – NOVEMBER
- IWF World Championships – WEIGHTLIFTING
1-Nov-2018 to 10-Nov-2018
Ashkabat / TURKMENISTAN
The World Weightlifting Championships is an event organised by International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). The first competition, held in March 1891.
- Melbourne Cup – HORSE RACING
6-Nov-2018 to 6-Nov-2018
Melbourne / AUSTRALIAThe Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most prestigious annual Thoroughbred horse race.The event starts at 3pm on the first Tuesday in November and is known locally as “the race that stops a nation”. It has a long tradition, with the first race held in 1861.
- World Cup – Men – HOCKEY
24-Nov-2018 to 16-Dec-2018
Bhubaneswar / INDIAThe Hockey World Cup is an international field hockey competition organised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The tournament was started in 1971. It is held every four years, bridging the four years between the Summer Olympics.
Top Sport Events – DECEMBER
- FINA World Swimming Championships – WATERSPORT
11-Dec-2018 to 16-Dec-2018
Hangzhou / CHINAThe FINA World Championships or World Aquatics Championships are the World Championships for aquatics sports
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