Sports l March 9, 2018

Major sports events in 2018 after Pyeongchang Olympic Games

The world of sport

Sport has been important for people’s lives since ancient times. And it has always included those who competed and those who watched and supported. Modern technology has made it possible for the wide audience to be able to enjoy watching those who test their strength and skills in numerous disciplines. No longer do you have to travel far places to see your favorite games or players.

2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games

The beginning of 2018 was marked by the winter games in South Korea. With its main part finished, we have just started Winter Paralympics which will be concluded on March 18. It seems that not much can beat Olympic Games which happen every 4 years thus being an event which is being long-waited for. However, there are a lot of riveting sports events still waiting for you after the Winter Games are over.

Football, tennis, golf, cycling and so much more

Apart from cyclical events that happen every year such as football Champions League, Grand Slam tournaments in tennis, open championships in golf or all kinds of tours in cycling, 2018 will host another quadrennial event that many sports fans are waiting for – FIFA World Cup, an international football tournament of men’s national teams. This time around it will be held in Russia and will definitely be one of the most watched sports events among a plethora of other interesting competitions.

Watching your heroes LIVE

It is obvious that nothing can beat physical presence at the stadium or a pitch and cheering to support your favorite team or player. However, it is not so easy to do it. One of the main reasons is a considerable financial burden which is usually connected with watching your sports heroes live with your own eyes. The more upscale the event, the more expensive the entrance is. Tickets to the most prestigious events can reach astronomical prices that not many can afford. Especially, if you want a good seat.

Traveling or streaming?

With the advancements of modern technology, the problem can be partly solved with the help of streaming services that offer live coverage of so many sports events that every fan will find something for themselves. You no longer have to travel long distances (and pay for it) to be able to watch your favorite disciplines. Thanks to top streaming sites such as BeIN Sports, FOX Sports, ESPN or BBC Sports, you are able to watch the best of sports live without having to move from your home and with very little effort and expense.

Streaming is not only about movies

As you are probably well aware, a lot of streaming sites are geo-located and they cannot be watched everywhere. Luckily, thanks to such solutions as smart DNS or VPN, you are given an opportunity to get access to the services which are otherwise unavailable for your location. With just a little expense, you are given a chance to watch services which can only be watched in selected locations. By choosing an appropriate server in a given country, you are able to access your desired service and watch whatever you want on multiple devices. It’s easy, inexpensive and fun. And, of course, you can test us for free to see how it works.

Sports events following the Winter Olympic Games

Below, you will find a table with major sports events until the end of the year and a detailed, month-by-month calendar of the competitions to be held in the reminding months of 2018. Choose your favorite ones, sign up with us and enjoy the excitement that they bring. As if you were there yourself.





March 9-18


Winter Paralympics

Pyeongchang, South Korea

Apr 5-8



Augusta, USA

April 4-15


Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast, Australia

Apr 14

Horse Racing

Grand National

Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool

May 5

Horse Racing

Kentucky Derby

Louisville, Kentucky, US

May 4-20

Ice Hockey

IIHF World Championship

Copenhagen, Herning Denmark

May 9-20


South American Games

Cochabamba, Bolivia

May 19

Football (Soccer)

FA Cup final

Wembley Stadium, London

May 26

Football (Soccer)

UEFA Champions League Final

NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine

May 27-Jun 10


French Open

Paris, France

14 Jun -15 Jul

Football (Soccer)

FIFA World Cup



Ice Hockey

Stanley Cup finals




NBA Finals


Jul 7-29


Tour de France


Jun 16-17

Auto Racing

86th 24 Hours of Le Mans

Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France

Jun 14–17


US Open

Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, New York

Jul 2-15



London, England

Jul 19-22


British Open

Carnoustie Golf Links, Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland

Jul 19-22

Extreme Sports

Summer X Games

Minneapolis, Minnesota

July 20-22

Rugby 7s

Rugby World Cup Sevens

San Francisco U.S.A.

Jul 21-Aug 5

Hockey (Field)

World Cup - Women

London, England

Aug 1-12

athletics, swimming, cycling, rowing and triathlon

European Sports Championships

Berlin & Glasgow

Aug 3-19


Central Caribbean Games

Barranquilla, Colombia

Aug 4-12


Gay Games

Paris, France

Aug 16-19



Bellerive Country Club, Town and Country, Missouri

Aug 18-Sep 2


Asian Games

Jakarta & Palembang, Indonesia

Aug 27+


US Open

New York, USA

Sep 1-9


2018 World Rowing Championships

Plovdiv Bulgaria

Sep 10-23


FEI World Equestrian Games

Bromont, Quebec, Canada Tryon, North Carolina, USA

Sep 10-30


World Women's Volleyball Championship

Italy and Bulgaria

Sep 11-23


Summer Youth Olympics

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sep 23-30


UCI Road World Championships

Innsbruck, Austria

Sep 29


Grand Final

Melbourne, Australia

Sep 28-30


Ryder Cup

Le Golf National (Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France)

Sep 30-Oct 21


World Women's Volleyball Championship




World Series


Oct 20-27


Invictus Games

Sydney, Australia

Oct 25 - Nov 3


World Championships (Artistic)

Doha, Qatar

Nov 6

Horse Racing

Melbourne Cup

Victoria, Australia



AIBA World Championships (women)

New Delhi, India



IWF World Championships

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Nov 24-Dec 16

Hockey (Field)

World Cup - Men

Bhubaneswar, India

Dec 7-11


FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)

Hangzhou, China



A detailed month-by-month 2018 sporting calendar following Winter Olympic Games. 


9-18: Winter Paralympics, Pyeongchang, South Korea
10: Cricket - New Zealand v England, 5th ODI, Christchurch
10: Rugby union - Six Nations - Ireland v Scotland, France v England.
11: Rugby union - Six Nations - Wales v Italy.
13-14: Football - Champions League last 16 second legs
13-16: Horse racing - Cheltenham Festival
14-18: Badminton - All England Championships, Birmingham
17: Rugby union - Six Nations final round - Italy v Scotland, England v Ireland, Wales v France
17-18: Football - FA Cup quarter-finals
21-22: Gymnastics - World Cup, Birmingham
22-26: Cricket - New Zealand v England, first Test (d/n), Auckland
23: Football - Netherlands v England, Amsterdam Arena
24: Rowing - The Boat Races, River Thames
24/25: Football - Scottish Challenge Cup final (TBC)
24: Cricket - Women's T20 tri-series: England v Australia, Mumbai
25: Formula 1 - Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne
26: Cricket - Women's T20 tri-series: India v England, Mumbai
27: Football - England v Italy, Wembley
30 Mar-3 Apr: Cricket - New Zealand v England, second Test, Christchurch (starts 22:00 GMT on 29 Mar)
30-1 Apr: Rugby union - European Champions Cup quarter-finals
30: Cricket - Women's T20 tri-series: England v Australia, Mumbai



 1-3: Cricket -Women's T20 tri-series: England v India.
3-4: Football - Champions League quarter-final 1st legs
4-15: Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Australia
5-8: Golf - Masters, Augusta National
5: Football - Europa League quarter-finals 1st legs
5: Football - Women's World Cup qualifying - Switzerland v Scotland
6: Football - Women's World Cup qualifying - England v Wales; Netherlands v Northern Ireland
6-8: Tennis - Davis Cup quarter-finals
8: Formula 1 - Bahrain Grand Prix, Sakhir
8: Football - Checkatrade Trophy final, Wembley
8: Cricket - 1st women's ODI: India v England
10-11: Football - Champions League quarter-final second legs
10: Football - Women's World Cup qualifying - Bosnia & Herzegovina v England; Northern Ireland v Norway; Scotland v Poland
11: Cricket - 2nd women's ODI: India v England
12: Football - Europa League quarter-finals 2nd legs
14: Horse racing - Grand National, Aintree
14-15: Football - Scottish Cup semi-finals
14: Cricket - 3rd women's ODI: India v England
15: Formula 1 - Chinese Grand Prix, Shanghai
21 Apr-7 May: Snooker - World Championship, Sheffield
21-22: Football - FA Cup semi-finals, Wembley
21-22: Football - Women's Champions League semi-finals 1st legs
21-22: Rugby union - European Champions Cup semi-finals
21-22: Rugby league - Challenge Cup 5th Rnd
22: Athletics - London Marathon
24-25: Football - Champions League semi-finals first legs
26: Football - Europa League semi-finals first legs
26-29: Judo - European Championships, Tel Aviv
28-29: Football - Women's Champions League semi-final second legs
29: Formula 1 - Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Baku
29 Apr-6 May: Table tennis - World Championships, Halmstad, Sweden



1-2: Football - Champions League semi-finals, second legs
2-6: Equestrian - Badminton Horse Trials
3: Football - Europa League semi-finals second legs
3-6: Cycling - Tour de Yorkshire (women's race 3-4 May)
4-27: Cycling - Giro d'Italia (starts in Israel)
5: Football - Women's FA Cup final, Wembley
5: Boxing - Tony Bellew v David Haye, London
10-13: Golf - Players Championship, Sawgrass, Florida
11-15: Cricket - Ireland play their first Test match against Pakistan, Malahide
11: Rugby union - European Challenge Cup final, Bilbao
12: Rugby union - European Champions Cup final, Bilbao
12-13: Rugby league - Challenge Cup sixth round
13: Formula 1 - Spanish Grand Prix, Barcelona
13: Football - the final day of Premier League season
16: Football - Europa League final, Lyon
18: Athletics - Great City Games, Manchester
19: Football - FA Cup final, Wembley; Scottish Cup final, Hampden
24: Football - Women's Champions League final, Kiev, Ukraine
24-27: Golf - PGA Championship, Wentworth
24-28: Cricket - England v Pakistan, first Test, Lord's
26: Football - Champions League final, Kiev, Ukraine
26: Football - EFL Championship play-off final, Wembley
26: Rugby union - Premiership final, Twickenham; Pro14 final, Aviva Stadium
27: Formula 1 - Monaco Grand Prix
27: Motorcycling - British World Superbikes, Donington
27 May-10 June: Tennis - French Open, Paris
31 May-3 June: Golf - US Women's Open, Shoal Creek, Alabama



1-5: Cricket - England v Pakistan, second Test, Headingley
2: Horse racing - The Derby, Epsom
2-3: Rugby league - Challenge Cup quarter-finals
7-8: Football - Women's World Cup qualifying - Wales v Bosnia and Herzegovina; Scotland v Belarus,  Northern Ireland v Netherlands; Russia v England
9: Rugby union - Australia v Ireland, Brisbane; South Africa v England, Johannesburg; NB: Wales and Scotland schedule TBA
 10: Formula 1 - Canadian Grand Prix, Montreal
10: Cricket - Scotland v England, ODI, The Grange
10: Triathlon - World Triathlon Series, Leeds
 12: Football - Women's World Cup qualifying - Poland v Scotland; Wales v Russia.
13: Cricket - England v Australia, first ODI, The Oval (d/n)
13-17: Cycling - Women's Tour
14 June-15 July: Football - World Cup, Russia
14-17: Golf - US Open, Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, New York
14-17: Karate - World Championships, Dundee
16: Rugby union - Australia v Ireland, Melbourne; South Africa v England, Bloemfontein; NB: Wales and Scotland schedule TBA
16: Cricket - England v Australia, second ODI, Cardiff
17-18: Cricket - One-Day Cup semi-finals
18: Football - World Cup: England v Tunisia, Volgograd
18-24: Tennis - Aegon Championships, Queen's Club; London & Birmingham Classic
19: Cricket - England v Australia, third ODI, Trent Bridge (d/n)
19-23: Horse racing - Royal Ascot
21: Cricket - England v Australia, fourth ODI, Chester-le-Street (d/n)
22-30: Tennis - Aegon International, Devonshire Park, Eastbourne
23: Rugby union - Australia v Ireland, Sydney; South Africa v England, Cape Town; NB: Wales and Scotland schedule TBA
23: Cricket - England women v South Africa women, T20 tri-series, Taunton
24: Formula 1 - French Grand Prix, Le Castellet
24: Football - World Cup: England v Panama, Nizhny Novgorod
24: Cricket - England v Australia, fifth ODI, Old Trafford
27: Cricket - England v Australia, T20, Edgbaston (d/n)
28: Football - World Cup: England v Belgium, Kaliningrad
28: Cricket - England women v New Zealand women T20 tri-series, Taunton
28 June-1 July: Golf - Women's PGA Championship, Kemper Lakes Golf Club, Illinois
30: Cricket - One-Day Cup final, Lord's
30 June-1 July: Athletics - British Championships team trials, Birmingham
30 June-3 July: Football - World Cup second round



1: Formula 1 - Austrian Grand Prix, Spielberg
1: Cricket - Women's T20 tri-series final, Chelmsford
2-15: Tennis - Wimbledon
3, 6 & 8: Cricket - England v India T20s
4: Cricket - T20 Blast starts
6-7: Football - World Cup quarter-finals
7-29: Cycling - Tour de France
8: Formula 1 - British Grand Prix, Silverstone
10: Football - World Cup semi-final, St Petersburg
10: Cricket - England women v New Zealand women, second ODI, Derby (d/n)
11: Football - World Cup semi-final, Moscow
12, 14 & 17: Cricket - England v India ODIs
13: Cricket - England women v New Zealand women, third ODI, Leicester (d/n)
14: Football - World Cup third-place play-off, St Petersburg
14: Athletics - The Para Meet and The Meet, London Stadium
15: Football - World Cup final, Moscow
19-22: Golf - The Open, Carnoustie
21-22: Athletics - London Anniversary Games, London Stadium
21 July-5 Aug: Hockey - Women's World Cup, London
22: Formula 1 - German Grand Prix, Hockenheim
28-29: Cycling - Ride London-Surrey
29: Formula 1 - Hungarian Grand Prix, Budapest
30 July-5 Aug: Badminton - World Championships, Nanjing, China
30 July-12 Aug: Sailing - World Championships, Aarhus, Denmark
31 July-5 Aug: Taekwondo - World Championships, Buenos Aires, Argentina



1-12: Multi-Sports - European Sports Championships - Glasgow and Berlin.
1-5: Cricket - England v India, first Test, Edgbaston
2-5: Golf - Women's British Open, Royal Lytham & St Annes
9-13: Cricket - England v India second Test, Lord's
11/12: Football - 2018-2019 Premier League season starts
15: Football - UEFA Super Cup, Tallinn
16-19: Golf - US PGA Championship, Bellerive Country Club, Missouri
18-22: Cricket - England v India, third Test, Trent Bridge
18: Athletics - Birmingham Diamond League
23-26: Cricket - T20 Blast quarter-finals
23-26: Canoeing - Sprint World Championships, Coimbra, Portugal
25: Rugby league - Challenge Cup final, Wembley
25 Aug-16 Sept: Cycling - La Vuelta a Espana
26: Formula 1 - Belgian Grand Prix, Spa-Francorchamps
26: Motorcycling - British MotoGP, Silverstone
27 Aug-9 Sept: Tennis - US Open, New York
27: Cricket - Women's Super League Finals Day, Hove
30: Football - Women's World Cup qualifiers - Scotland v Switzerland
30 Aug-3 Sept: Cricket - England v India, fourth Test, Southampton
31: Football - Women's World Cup qualifiers - Wales v England; Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland



1-10: Modern pentathlon - World Championships, Mexico
2: Formula 1 - Italian Grand Prix, Monza
2-9: Cycling - Tour of Britain
4: Football - Women's World Cup qualifiers - Kazakhstan v England; Albania v Scotland; Northern Ireland v Slovakia
6-8: Football - UEFA Nations League
6-16: Climbing - World Championships, Innsbruck, Austria
9-11: Football - UEFA  Nations League
9: Athletics - Great North Run
9-16: Rowing - World Championships, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
13-16: Golf - Evian Championship,  France
14-16: Tennis - Davis Cup semi-finals
16: Formula 1 - Singapore Grand Prix, Marina Bay
16-23: Judo - World Championships, Baku, Azerbaijan
23-30: Cycling - UCI Road World Championships, Innsbruck, Austria
28-30: Golf - Ryder Cup, Le Golf National, Paris
30: Formula 1 - Russian Grand Prix, Sochi



Cricket - England Vs Sri Lanka Tour in October & November - 3 Tests, 5 ODIs and one T20
4-7: Motorsport - Wales Rally GB
7: Formula 1 - Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka
11-13: Football - UEFA Nations League
13: Rugby league - Super League Grand Final, Old Trafford
14-16: Football - UEFA Nations League
19-21: Taekwondo - Manchester Grand Prix
20: Horse racing - British Champions Day, Ascot
21: Formula 1 - United States Grand Prix, Austin
22-28: Tennis - WTA Finals, Singapore
25 Oct-3 Nov: Gymnastics - World Championships, Doha
27: Rugby league - England v New Zealand, first Test, Hull
28: Formula 1 - Mexican Grand Prix, Mexico City



3-24: Cricket - ICC Women's World Twenty20,  West Indies.
3: Rugby union - England v South Africa; NB: Wales, Scotland & Ireland
3: Rugby league - England v New Zealand second Test, Liverpool
10: Rugby union - England v New Zealand; NB: Wales, Scotland & Ireland
10-11: Tennis - Fed Cup final
11: Formula 1 - Brazilian Grand Prix, Sao Paulo
11: Rugby league - England v New Zealand third Test, Leeds
12-18: Tennis - ATP Finals, London
15-17: Football - UEFA Nations League
15-18: Golf - DP World Championship, Dubai
17: Rugby union - England v Japan; NB: Wales, Scotland & Ireland
18-20: Football - UEFA Nations League
23-25: Tennis - Davis Cup final
24: Rugby union - England v Australia; NB: Wales, Scotland & Ireland
25: Formula 1 - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Marina
27 Nov-9 Dec: Snooker - UK Championship, York
28 Nov-16 Dec: Hockey - Men's World Cup, India



11-16: Swimming - World Short Course Championships, Hangzhou
11: Football Euro 2020 qualifying draw, Dublin
12: Swimming World Championships, Hangzhou (16 Dec)
      Football FIFA Club World Cup, UAE (22 Dec)
13: Darts PDC World Championships, Alexandra Palace (1 Jan)
26: Horse racing King George VI Chase, Kempton
27: Horse racing Welsh Grand National, Chepstow


Have fun and enjoy.