10 summer sports events you won’t want to miss
With winter sports all wrapped up, the summer sport season can begin! We’ve brought you ten of the biggest events to keep an eye out for below. Get your shorts and white socks ready for Summer Sports 2023!
When: 3-16 July 2023
Where: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, London, England
Whether it’s from Henman Hill or the comfort of your living room, Wimbledon always proves to be a staple of the Great British Summer. Grab your strawberries and cream and get serving.
Men’s Cricket – Ashes 3rd Test: England vs Australia
When: 6-10 July 2023
Where: Headingley, Leeds
One of cricket’s biggest grudge matches never fails to disappoint. Don’t bowl a wide – tune in for the seemingly endless cricket action!
A Night at the Darts – Edinburgh
When: Friday 7 July 2023
Where: O2 Academy Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
Who doesn’t love a night at the darts? Get your fancy dress sorted and get ready for the ultimate spectator sport.
2023 UK Athletics Championships Manchester
When: 8-9 July
Where: Manchester Regional Arena, Manchester, England
See the best athletes in the country prove they’re at the top of their game as they go for gold.
Netball World Cup
When: 28 July-6 August 2023
Where: Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
England’s Vitality Roses head to Cape Town to compete with the rest of the best in the world of netball in what is sure to be a thrilling tournament.
Rugby Union – Wales vs England + England vs Wales
When: Saturday 5 August 2023/12 August 2023
Where: Principality Stadium, Cardiff/Twickenham Stadium, London
These pre-world cup summer fixtures are only friendly in name alone. There’ll be no holds barred for when these two titans of international rugby meet on the pitch.
Tour De France 2023
When: 1-23 July 2023
Where: France and Basque Country, Spain
Cycling’s Grand Prix for 2023 is set to be bigger than ever, with scorching conditions that’ll really put the champions to the test.
When: 25-27 August 2023
Where: Silverstone Circuit, England
Feel the G-force as cars reach unreal speeds at Britain’s best racetrack for the world’s best historic motorsport festival.
2023 US Open
When: 28 August-10 September 2023
Where: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York City, US
One of the biggest hardcourt tournaments in international tennis closes out August. Don’t miss it!
Rugby World Cup
End your summer with the biggest event in international rugby union – the 2023 World Cup. Hosted in France, England have everything to prove from a shaky Six Nations, which should at least make for good viewing.
With these major tournaments and much more happening all over summer 2023, this is sure to be one exciting season. Keep your eye on the calendar and be sure to check out Mecca Bingo to take advantage of our fantastic promotions during half time!