Sport Events

Few experiences in life compare to the exhilaration of witnessing iconic sports events live. From the adrenaline rush of Formula One and the hushed tension of a major golf tournament to the raucous atmosphere of a Premier League football match, there is no substitute for being there. As South Africa’s leading sports travel agency, we have hand-picked the ultimate 2017 sporting events to add to your travel bucket list. Browse our list of sporting events below and book with Edusport today to experience the moments that move you.

EVENTS BY SPORT TYPE

Mad for motorsport? In love with Grand Slam tennis? Browse our top events by sport type and find your perfect sport travel holiday.

FORMULA 1 EVENTS

Monaco Grand Prix

25 – 26 May 2019

Glamorous and thrilling, the Monaco Grand Prix is considered to be one of the most prestigious motorsport events in the world.

Australian Grand Prix

15 – 17 March 2019

The opening race of the 2019 Formula One season will once again take place at Melbourne’s iconic Albert Park Circuit.

Spanish Grand Prix

10 – 12 May 2019

The Spanish Grand Prix is one of the oldest in the world and one of the season’s most exciting events.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

29 November – 01 December 2019

Guaranteed close and competitive racing meets the ultimate in Formula One glamour at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Belgian Grand Prix

30 August – 01 September 2019

The longest and arguably most dangerous track on the Formula One calendar, the Spa-Francorchamps sets the scene for thrilling Belgian Grand Prix action.

Brazilian Grand Prix

15 – 17 November 2019

Imbued with the ever-present festival spirit of Latin America, the Brazilian Grand Prix is unmatched in atmosphere by any other racing destination.

Italian Grand Prix

6 – 8 September 2019

The Italian Grand Prix is one of the longest running and evocative events on the Formula One calendar.

Singapore Grand Prix

20 – 22 September 2019

Formula One racing’s original night race, the Singapore Grand Prix is one of the most memorable events on the calendar.

German Grand Prix

 26 – 28 July 2019

The Hockenheimring is the dramatic scene for one of the most anticipated Formula One events on the calendar, the German Grand Prix.

British Grand Prix

12 – 14 July 2019

Watch the British Grand Prix live at Silverstone, the oldest track on the calendar.

Bahrain Grand Prix

29 – 31 March 2019

Watch the Bahrain Grand Prix live at the Bahrain International Circuit in April 2019.

CYCLING EVENTS

Tour de France

6 – 28 July 2019

The 2019 Tour de France will cover 3 500 km across the scenic and mountainous French countryside.

FOOTBALL EVENTS

English Premier League

11 August 2018 – 19 May 2019

The highly anticipated 27th Premier League season kicks off on 11 August 2018 and is scheduled to finish on 19 May 2019.

La Liga

18 August 2018 – 26 May 2019

Rivalry, passion and talent combine to create the ultimate spectacle in Spanish soccer: La Liga.

The FA Cup

18 May 2019

If you have been dreaming of experiencing the exhilaration and excitement of a live football match, our FA Cup packages will make it happen.

UEFA Champions League

1 June 2019

The UEFA Champions League is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world and the most important club competition in European football.

Europa League Final

29 May 2019

Since 1971, the UEFA Europa League has seen some of Europe’s premier football clubs battle it out on the pitch.

GOLF EVENTS

US Open

13 – 16 June 2019

Pebble Beach, in Monterey County, California, will host the U.S. Open for the sixth time in June 2019.

US Masters

11 – 14 April 2019

One of the four major championships in men’s professional golf, the US Masters is considered one of the most prestigious events on the calendar.

Dubai Desert Classic

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

Since its inauguration in 1989, the Dubai Desert Classic has become one of the flagship events on the European Tour.

HORSE-RACING EVENTS

The Durban July

6 July 2019

Be counted among the bold, brash and beautiful who line the track at Greyville to celebrate The Durban July, Africa’s greatest sporting event.

RUGBY EVENTS

Rugby World Cup 2019

20 September – 2 November 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019 ™ will take place in Japan, the very first tournament to be hosted in Asia, promising one of the most unique and exciting Rugby World Cups yet!

Cape Town Sevens

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

The 2019 Cape Town Sevens kicks off in December as one of the first events on the World Rugby Sevens calendar.

Castle Lager Rugby Championship

2019 dates to be confirmed.

The Castle Lager Rugby Championship 2018 is the premier international tournament between the top southern hemisphere rugby-playing nations, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Argentina.

Hong Kong Sevens

5 – 7 April 2019

Don’t miss out on the thrilling rugby action and weekend festivities of the 2019 Hong Kong Sevens, taking place at the spectacular Hong Kong Stadium in Causeway Bay.

Oktoberfest Sevens

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

The Oktoberfest Sevens is Germany’s biggest rugby show, in which 12 of the best national teams in sevens rugby take part in two days of nonstop action

Dubai Sevens

29 November – 1 December 2018

The 2018 Dubai Sevens kicks off in early December, as South Africa’s Blitzbokke contest to hold their title from last year

London Sevens

25 – 26 May 2019

Set to take place in May 2019, the London Sevens promises to bring thrilling rugby action to Twickenham Stadium.

Singapore Sevens

13 – 14 April 2019

The 2019 Singapore Sevens is the eighth tournament in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.

MOTOGP EVENTS

MotoGP Austria

9 – 11 August 2019

The 2019 MotoGP Austria takes place at the Red Bull Ring in Styria, the venue for the highly anticipated World Championship.

MotoGP Australia

25 – 27 October 2019

The very first motorcycle races in Australia took place in the 1930s on Phillip Island, just off the coast of Melbourne in the southern territory of Victoria.

MotoGP Britain

23 – 25 August 2019

The 2019 MotoGP Great Britain takes place at the famous Silverstone circuit, situated in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside, about 90km from London.

MotoGP Catalunya

14 – 16 June 2019

Popular and vibrant Barcelona is the summer setting for the thrilling 2019 MotoGP Catalunya, which ticks all the boxes for riders and fans alike.

MotoGP Czech Republic

2 – 4 August 2019

The 2018 MotoGP Czech Republic takes place in the city of Brno, a popular circuit with both fans and riders for its banked sides and varied elevation.

MotoGP France

17 – 19 May 2019

With capacity for 100 000 spectators, the 2019 MotoGP France at the Le Mans Bugatti Grand Prix race circuit is set to thrill.

MotoGP Italy

31 May – 02 June 2019

The stunning Tuscan circuit of Autodromo del Mugello sets the scene for thrilling motorsport action at the 2019 Italian MotoGP in June.

MotoGP Germany

13 – 15 July 2019

What began as a classic road racing track behind the Iron Curtain has now transformed into today’s Sachsenring, a modern circuit where the best motorcyclists battle for top positions in front of a passionate crowd; and the famous home of the German MotoGP.

MotoGP Malaysia

1 – 3 November 2019

The 2 300 acre Sepang International Circuit complex is the host to the 2018 Malaysia MotoGP, which takes place in October.

MotoGP Qatar

8 – 10 March 2019

The Grand Prix of Qatar 2019 takes place at night under floodlights at the Losail International Circuit, which is just 30km from the capital city of Doha.

MotoGP Valencia

15 – 18 November 2019

The Ricardo Tormo circuit offers spectacular views of the entire course, with technical corners and a thrilling finish characterising the legendary Valencia MotoGP.

MotoGP Spain

3 – 5 May 2019

Jerez in the south of Spain sets the stage for thrilling motorsport action at the 2019 Spain MotoGP, which takes place at the Gran Premio de Espana (Circuito de Jerez).

MotoGP Aragon

20 – 22 September 2019

The laid back atmosphere of Aragon typifies this relaxed corner of Spain, which is juxtaposed with the high pace of the MotorLand Aragon circuit, home to the Aragon MotoGP.

MotoGP Assen Dutch

28 – 30 June 2019

Held annually in June, the TT Assen is a truly special event on the MotoGP calendar and one of the biggest annual sporting occasions in the Netherlands.

TENNIS EVENTS

Wimbledon

 1 – 14 July 2019

The ever-popular 2019 Wimbledon Championship takes place at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in the first three weeks of July and promises to deliver cracking tennis performances.

Australian Open

14 – 27 January 2019

The Grand Slam calendar year kicks off in January with the 2019 Australian Open, the hottest event of the season: temperature and tennis action included!

Roland Garros

26 May – 9 June 2019

The French Open is known for its passionate Parisian fans, vibrant red clay courts and on-court displays of skill and perseverance.

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