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

Australian Grand Prix

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

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

Monaco Grand Prix

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

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

Spanish Grand Prix

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

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

23 – 25 November 2018

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

Belgian Grand Prix

2019 dates to be confirmed.

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

09 – 11 November 2018

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

31 August – 2 September 2018

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

Singapore Grand Prix

14 – 16 September 2018

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

German Grand Prix

 

2019 dates to be confirmed.

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

2019 dates to be confirmed.

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

Bahrain Grand Prix

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

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

CYCLING EVENTS

Tour de France

2019 dates to be confirmed.

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

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

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

The FA Cup

2019 Dates to be confirmed.

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

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

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

GOLF EVENTS

British Open

2019 dates to be confirmed.

In 2019, the British Open is returning to the Royal Portrush course in Northern Ireland.

US Open

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

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

2019 date to be confirmed.

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

The Sun Met

2019 Date to be Confirmed

Experience the world of celebrity fashion, endless champagne and thoroughbred horses in January with our 2018 Sun Met packages.

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

2018 Dates to be Confirmed

The 2018 Cape Town Sevens kicks off in December as one of the first events on the World Rugby Sevens calendar.

Castle Lager Rugby Championship

18 August – 6 October 2018

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

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

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

MOTOGP EVENTS

MotoGP Austria

10 – 12 August 2018

The 2018 MotoGP Austria takes place at the Red Bull Ring in Styria, the venue for the highly anticipated World Championship.

MotoGP Britain

2019 dates to be confirmed.

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

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

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

3 – 5 August 2018

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

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

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

MotoGP Malaysia

2 – 4 November 2018

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

MotoGP Qatar

2019 dates to be confirmed.

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

16 – 18 November 2018

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

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

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).

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

2019 Dates to be Confirmed

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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