July 2024 Sport Preview

2 July 2024 |

July is setting up to be a huge month for sports enthusiasts and betting fans alike, and we’re here to serve you the lowdown on what’s hot. Rallying under the winter sun, South African pride is at an all-time high as our Comrades Marathon champion, Gerda Steyn set another record this year. Whilst Piet Wiersma won the Mens.

Adding to the national fervor, the SA Proteas battled their way into the gripping T20 final. It was sensational and stressful all at the same time! They may not have won but they did us so proud. So let us take a look at what the July 2024 Sport Preview holds in store for us.

Ongoing Sport Events

Formula 1: As engines rev and hearts race, the Formula 1 calendar promises to keep petrol heads and speed junkies at the edge of their seats. Silverstone is gearing up for the Great British Grand Prix on the 5th of July, followed by the Hungarian Grand Prix roaring to life on the 19th, and then it’s off to the legendary Spa-Francorchamps for the Belgian Grand Prix on the 26th. With iconic circuits and unpredictable weather conditions, these events are sure to offer some high-octane drama perfect for those looking for a little bit of betting action. Playa Bets is a great option for your F1 Betting needs.

Euro 2024: We have the last 8 heading into the quarter finals competing for the ultimate glory! Spain v Germany on 5 July, Portugal v France on 5 July. Then on 6 July England v Switzerland and Netherlands v Turkey. Final is on 14 July 2024 in Berlin.

Wimbledon 2024

The revered grass courts of Wimbledon 2024 are once again set to witness tennis royalty battling for the coveted title. With racquets swishing and crowds cheering, history is written with every serve and volley. Wimbledon commences on July 1 to July 14 at the All England Club in London. Both Hollywoodbets and Betway offer some great promos for the tennis.

Springboks Matches

On another front, the mighty Springboks gear up for bone-crushing encounters that will have rugby fans clinging to every tackle and try. Can they beat Ireland fair and square this time around? The matches in July are:

  • SA vs Ireland: 6 July (Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria), 13 July (Hollywoodbets Kings Park, Durban)
  • SA vs Portugal: 20 July (Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein)

Betway are a great online bookie that offers a Xclusive Springbok promo as well and have excellent betting odds and markets to meet your needs. For all Springbok Fixtures have a read through our article. Playa Bets also offer a great competition which is the Springbok Lucky Draw where you can win tickets and all expenses trip paid to the SA vs NZ game 31 August 2024.

Paris Olympics

Meanwhile, the Paris Olympics 2024 will see dreams forged and legends born, as athletes from across the globe converge to chase gold and glory. The Olympics starts with the opener on 26 July and we will see plenty of action. Have a look at our article to see who has qualified for SA thus far, SA Olympic Qualifiers 2024.

Hollywoodbets Durban July

Not to be overshadowed, the Hollywoodbets Durban July gallops into the spotlight! Marrying fashion and fierce competition in Africa’s greatest horse racing event. Don’t miss out on the action on Saturday 6 July 2024. The theme this year is Ride The Wave and the scene is set! We have also encapsulated all Durban July Promotions for you in one place.

Hollywoodbets COSAFA Cup

Soccer supporters, get ready for the COSAFA Cup, where Southern Africa’s finest football talents clash in a festival of goals and glory. There are 16 teams competing and this started on 26 June 2024. Semi final will be on 5 July, third place play off 7 July and Final 7 July as well. Hollywoodbets are an excellent choice for your soccer betting needs. Bafana Bafana beat Eswatini and have made it to the quarterfinals!

Andorra Epic

For cycling enthusiasts, the rugged landscapes of Andorra beckon with the Andorra Epic, a test of endurance over mountains and valleys. The Andorra Epic 2024 starts on 3 July-6 July and is over the 4 days (4 Stages).

Currie Cup

The Currie Cup 2024 finally received the nod to go ahead, a bit later in the year than we use to but it is happening. The Carling Currie Cup starts on 5 July and runs until September.

In 2023, the Toyota Cheetahs emerged victorious from South Africa’s oldest and most prestigious provincial championship, defeating the Airlink Pumas, the 2022 winners from Mbombela, after a thrilling home final in Bloemfontein.

Other Sports

  • Golf’s own majesty unfolds at The British Open, where the world’s best swing for supremacy. (14 July)
  • Cricket lovers, rejoice! The Festival of Cricket present endless opportunities for runs, wickets, and heart-stopping finishes. (7 July)

So for some further news from out June 2024 Sport Preview, Carlos Alcaraz beat Alexander Zverev in five sets to win his first French Open!
Iga Swiatek wins a third consecutive French Open women’s title by overwhelming Jasmine Paolini in those final stages.

The Blue Bulls beat benetton and then Leinster to make it to the URC final against Glasgow Warriors. It was a great match but also painful when they did not have enough on the scoreboard to beat them in the end.

So be sure to add our July Sport Preview 2024 to your calendar. Also keep a lookout at the end of July for the August 2024 Sport Preview!

In a nutshell, if you live and breathe sports betting, this preview is your crystal ball for July’s bustling sports calendar. Whether you’re backing a seasoned champion or placing a long shot, staying informed is your best bet. From track to turf, court to pitch, make sure you’ve got the insider info to place your stakes wisely.

After all, in the game of odds, knowledge is the sharpest tool in your arsenal. So before you lay down your bets, take a moment to soak in our comprehensive preview – because in the world of betting, every bit of intel could be the difference between a win and a near miss.

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