Must watch sporting events to look forward to in 2024 - The Leamington Observer

Must watch sporting events to look forward to in 2024

Correspondent 2nd Apr, 2024 Updated: 2nd Apr, 2024   0

As spring dawns, the sporting world braces for a year filled with high-octane action, nail-biting finishes, and tales of triumph waiting to make history. From the prestige of the Olympics to the muddy pitches of rugby, here are the must-watch sporting spectacles set to captivate audiences worldwide this year.

The Masters

8 April – 14 April

Golf’s most prestigious event, The Masters, invites spectators to the immaculate greens of Augusta National. It’s where legends are born and the coveted green jacket symbolises excellence and mastery of the game.

UEFA Euro 2024

14 June – 14 July

Hosted by Germany, the Euros return for 2024. The tournament will feature Europe’s top national teams vying for the title of European champions across iconic stadiums, promising high-stakes matches and showcasing the continent’s best talent.

The Tour de France

29 June – 21 July

Cycling’s crown jewel, the Tour de France, will once again challenge riders to the limits of human endurance across the picturesque, yet punishing, landscapes of France. This gruelling test of stamina, speed, and spirit is a captivating drama played out on two wheels.


1 July – 14 July

Tennis fans are treated to the elegance and excitement of Wimbledon, the oldest tennis tournament in the world. With its lush green courts, strict dress code, and famed strawberries and cream, Wimbledon is a celebration of tradition and top-tier tennis talent.

Paris 2024 Summer Olympics & The Paralympic Games

26 July – 11 August / 28 August – 8 September

In 2024, Paris will host both the Summer Olympics and the Paralympic Games, transforming into the epicentre of global sports as the hospitality sector prepares to receive its influx of visitors.

This historic occasion will blend iconic Parisian venues with the introduction of new sports, igniting the Olympic flame with a renewed fervour. Following the Olympics, the Paralympics will take centre stage, showcasing extraordinary athletes who redefine the limits of human achievement.

International Rugby


The 2023 Rugby World Cup may have only just concluded, but teams are already starting to gear up for the 2027 edition of the tournament. While England take on Japan and the All Blacks, the reigning champions travel to neutral ground at Twickenham for the Wales Vs South Africa game before they take on Ireland at home.


As these titanic events unfold, 2024 is set to be an unforgettable year in the world of sports, offering moments of joy, anxiety, and awe that will entertain those who witness them.

Article written by Finn Davison


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