Top 10 sporting events in London for June 2018

football world cup june 2018The Soccer season in England is now finished and the whole country is getting excited about the Soccer World Cup, taking place in Russia starting this month. If you are in the UK during June I’m sure you will be able to watch one of the matches that will be shown on UK tv during the tournament. Now if you want to see live sport then there is still plenty going on in London. World Title fight Boxing, International Cricket, Rugby, Rowing, Polo, Tennis and loads more. See below for our top ten London Sports events for the month. If any of the sporting events listed below are of interest to you, and you need either transport to get there, or tickets for the events then contact Harmony Cars on 07976 474498 or email: them and they should be able to help you with both.

No. 1. 2nd to 3rd June “HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series” at Twickenham Stadium. Join the 71,000-strong crowd for the penultimate men’s World Series round of the season, as hosts England compete alongside the likes of South Africa, Fiji, New Zealand, Argentina and Australia, who are each looking to build on their good starts to the season. It’s the final chance to see the teams in action in London, before they compete in the Rugby World Cup Sevens in July. Marvel at the strength, power and athleticism of the players in this energy-packed sport, which pits national teams of seven players against each other over two seven-minute halves per game. In between the matches, try out gourmet street food and soak up some live music and family entertainment, all under one roof at Twickenham Stadium. Tickets: From £15

No. 2. 3rd June 2018 “London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival” at London Regatta Centre. Celebrate Chinese culture and support more than 40 different club, corporate and amateur teams as they go head to head to win one of six trophies. You can also try a whole range of South East Asian cuisine from the food market and be entertained by traditional Chinese lion dancing, martial arts displays and live music from the festival stage at this free, family-friendly day out.

No. 3. 8th to 10th June 2018 “Chestertons Polo In The Park” at Hurlingham Park. Chestertons Polo in the Park is the finest summer social on the calendar. Not only can you watch three matches of polo a day but tickets include the finest ingredients to make the perfect party. Enjoy access to the Grandstand to watch the world’s best polo, The Grazing Paddock for restaurants and street food, Champagne Lanson Garden, iconic Mahiki and Polo Bars, PIMM’s Bus and Garden, Fever Tree Bar and Garden, Luxury Shopping Village, Little Hooves Kids Club and Pitch Invasion (Sunday only) Friday Who will triumph on International Day? Friday sees England v Ireland go mallet to mallet in our headline match on what is sure to be an exhilarating day of polo, not to be missed! Saturday Saturday welcomes London’s finest Ladies Day at Chestertons Polo in the Park, the pinnacle event of the summer social season. Sunday Families can enjoy a relaxed Sunday in the sun, with the free Little Hooves Club provided to entertain the children, including; Sharky and George, Eddie Catz and Clip’n’Climb. Tickets: £10 to £70.

No.4. 9th June 2018 “National Swimming Finals” London Aquatics Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London , E20 2ZQ.

No.5. 13th June 2018 “One day Cricket International. England v Australia” at Kia Oval.

No.6. 15th to 17th June 2018 “Powerboat racing: UIM F1H20 World Championship” at Royal Victoria Dock. Experience the spectacle of this fast, furious and adrenaline-fuelled sport that has you on the edge of your seat, as the boats weave around a circuit taking on hairpin bends at 90mph (145km/h). Drivers and teams travel the world throughout the season, aiming to accumulate as many points as possible and claim the coveted world title. This season, nine teams with drivers from 12 countries compete in Grand Prix events in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. London plays host to one of the rounds for the first time in 30 years. Watch out for four-time and defending world champion, Alex Carella of Team Abu Dhabi, and three-time winner Philippe Chiappe, the star of Chinese outfit CITC FI Shenzhen China.

No.7. 17th June “Adidas City Run – 1 Hour” at St Paul’s Cathedral. The Adidas City Runs are back and are heading into the heart of the City of London Sunday June 17 for a truly unique opportunity for runners of all ability levels to experience a revolutionary new running event. They’re challenging you to run as far as you can in one hour around an epic closed road route past some of central London’s most famous landmarks. It’s a race where your game plan is as important as your fitness level. Where you finish with a total distance, not a finish time… it will be an hour of running like no other! This is your opportunity to try something completely new in 2018 and challenge yourself to reimagine your limits. It’s just you versus the clock. How far will you go? Adult Tickets: £40.

No.8. 18th To 24th June 2018 “Queen’s Tennis Fever-Tree Championship’s” Palliser rd, Hammersmith. The Fever-Tree Championships is set to feature the strongest line-up in its 128-year history at The Queen’s Club after more of the world’s Top 30 players entered the tournament than ever before.   17 of the Top 30 ranked players (an ATP World Tour 500 tournament record), including six of the Top 10, have signed up to play. The lowest-ranked player to enter is No.43 Denis Shapovalov, equalling the record for the lowest cut-off, set in 2015.

World No.1 Rafael Nadal leads the field, ten years after his triumph in 2008, when he also won Roland Garros and Wimbledon. He is joined by fellow Top 10 players Grigor Dimitrov (No.4), Marin Cilic (No.5), Juan Martin del Potro (No.6), Kevin Anderson (No.8) and David Goffin (No.10). Also entered for the event that takes place June 18 – 24 are five-time champion Andy Murray, three-time Grand Slam title winner Stan Wawrinka, and 2016 runner-up at The Queen’s Club and Wimbledon, Milos Raonic. The talented young trio of British No.1 Kyle Edmund, Nick Kyrgios and Denis Shapovalov have committed to return, as has the defending champion Feliciano Lopez and 2011 runner-up Jo Wilfried Tsonga. Tickets from: £30 to £160.

No.9. 19th to 23rd June 2018 “Royal Ascot 2018”. Experience the glamorous Royal Ascot horse racing meeting at Ascot Racecourse, which is one of the most fashionable events in London’s sporting calendar. Britain’s most popular race meeting attracts the world’s finest racehorses, jockeys and trainers for five days of top-class racing. The racing highlights include the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, the Queen Anne Stakes and the Gold Cup. It is Britain’s most valuable race meet and prize money for the week totals millions of pounds. Be sure to look out for the eye-catching fashions, including plenty of elaborate hats, which also provides much excitable chatter at Royal Ascot. You’ll have the chance to spot members of the Royal Family, including the Queen herself who often attends the event, which is steeped in the unique tradition, heritage and pageantry.

No.10. 23rd June 2018 “WBO World Middleweight Championship. Saunders v Murray” at the O2 Arena. Saunders will make the fourth defence of his WBO crown against Murray, topping an action-packed card that features Anthony Yarde, Daniel Dubois, Ohara Davies and a host of other exciting match-ups.

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