2018 Upcoming Sports Events
The year 2018 is just around the corner, there are many exciting sports events just ahead of us in the upcoming months. Some of them would be a shame to miss, and they are definitely worth the money spent on the tickets. The main events for the year 2018 are definitely Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and the major football competition 2018 FIFA World Cup which will be held in Russia. However, they are many events which will be held in the UK you simply don’t want to miss and which are definitely worth your attention.
The upcoming Dart Women’s World Championship will be held in Surrey, England from 6th to 14th of January. It is the 17th edition of the competition. It may be something that interests you especially if you are searching for some excitement in the cold months of January. England won thirteen times followed by Russia with three and Netherlands with one win. On the same date, Dart-World Championship will be held at the same place. If you like to see some snooker action, then consider following the following year’s Snooker Master which will be held from 14th to 21th of January in London, England. The UK audience once again will enjoy in Snooker-World Grand Prix held in Preston from 19th to 25th of February.
Six Nations Championship
Feb 03 – Mar 17, 2018
The 2018 Six Nations Championship will be the 19th edition of this event which is held every year from 3rd February to 17th of March. The competition is between Italy, Scotland, Wales, France, Ireland and the last year’s champion England. If you like a variant of rugby union, rugby sevens, then you definitely shouldn’t miss this competition where England will try to defend last year’s title.
World Indoor Championship
Mar 01 – Mar 04, 2018
The 17th edition of the Athletics World Indoor Championship will be held in Birmingham, United Kingdom. The city hosted the competition in 2003, so this will be the city’s second hosting. The sports event will be held at the National Indoor Arena from 1st to 4th March 2018. If you like athletics, then you should definitely pay a visit to National Indoor Arena in Birmingham on 1st of March.
Snooker World Championship
Mar 19 – Mar 25, 2018
The 2018 Men’s Snooker World Championship will take place in Llandudno, Wales from 19th to 25th of March. It is the eighteenth edition of the event where the audience will witness Judd Trump trying to defend his championship title from the previous years when he defeated Marco Fu. If you like snooker excitements, definitely don’t miss this year’s Ladbrokes Players Championship.
The Grand National Horse Race
April 07, 2018
The Grand National is a major horse racing sports event held every year at Aintree Racecourse close to Liverpool, England. It is a handicap steeplechase with more than 4 miles. Horses competing are jumping thirty fences over two circuits. The competition was first held in 1939 so it has a long and rich history. The Grand National is the most valuable jump race held in Europe with a staggering prize fund of more than £1 Million. The Grand National is an event very prominent in British culture. The event also attracts people who don’t normally bet or watch horse racing at other times of the year. This year’s competition will be held on the 7th of April, so mark the date in your calendar, since it is the event you simply shouldn’t miss.
FA Cup Final
May 19, 2018
The Cup Final in England is the last match of the major Football Association Challenge Cup. The cup was introduced in 1871. In the first season of the first FA Cup Wanderers were able to head home with the title as they defeated Royal Engineers. The First FA Cup finals were held at Kennington Oval with around 2,000 spectators. The FA Cup today is a culmination between teams which belong to the major Football Association in England.
The competition is the oldest association football competition being open to any club down to Level 10 of the major English football league system. The number of teams competing in the current season is 736 clubs. The last year’s competition champion is Arsenal which is also the most successful club with thirteen titles. This year’s FA Cup final will be held on 19th of May at Wembley Stadium, London. The winner will directly qualify for the upcoming UEFA Europa League group stage.
Wimbledon Tennis Championship
July 02, 2018
The Wimbledon Championship is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sports of tennis. The event is held every year at the All England Club in Wimbledon near London in July. The event lasts for two weeks, three weeks after the French Open. Wimbledon Tennis Championship is the third tennis Grand Slam event held every year preceded by the French Open and Australian Open and followed by the U.S. Open. 2018 Wimbledon Tennis Championship will start on 2nd of July.