June 2023 Sport Preview

30 May 2023 |

With so much happening in the sport world this year it is a great idea to keep a sport calendar in order not to miss out. In our May 2023 Sport Preview we saw the end of the HSBC 7’s for the year and the fantastic Giro d’italia which was epic as always.

While we make an effort to keep you informed through our numerous articles, we also produce monthly betting news round-ups to assist you in staying current and taking advantage of attractive promotions. So let us have a look what’s happening in the month ahead in our June Sport Preview 2023.

Ongoing Sport Events

2023 French Open: This event will be running till 11 June 2023 and there is sure to be plenty of excitement. So have a look at our article on who is contending.

Formula 1: For a full break down on the F1 Racing Calendar 2023 have a look at our article. Furthermore this month we will be entertained with the Spanish GP on 4 June and the Canadian GP on 18 June. And finally the Austrian GP on 30 June before we head into July with the Silverstone GP.

UK Open Pool Champs: From 30 May to 4 June 2023 at the Copper Box in London.

ISA World Surfing Games: The 2023 Surf City El Salvador ISA World Surfing Games will be taking place from May 30 to June 7, 2023.

English FA Cup Final

The FA Cup Final is normally mid May however due to the Qatar World Cup it was rescheduled for 3 June 2023. This is turn will also affect the Epsom Derby which is the same weekend. But we are sure sports enthusiasts will make plan so watch whatever they want.

Epsom Derby

This 244th edition of the Derby horse race is scheduled to take place at Epsom Downs Racecourse on June 3, 2023. The race will start at 1:30 PM, clashing with the FA Cup Final on ITV, who also owns the broadcast rights to both events. Bet.co.za normally have some great promotions running as well as Betway and Hollywoodbets for Horse Racing.

Le Mans

Le Mans is an endurance-focused sports car race and is the world’s oldest active endurance racing event. The highly anticipated Le Mans will be 10-11 June 2023 (24 hours). Each team has 3 drivers who alternate over the 24 hours and the team who covers the most distance over 24 hours wins Le Mans!

US Open : Men’s Golf Major

The 123rd edition of the U.S. Open, the country’s premier open golf competition, will take place from 15-18 June 2023. So the Los Angeles Country Club’s North Course will host the 72-hole stroke play competition in Los Angeles, California. Matt Fitzpatrick was the winner in 2022.


The Ashes are cricket’s oldest rivalry. That is the prevalent sentiment among Ashes series fans everywhere. Australia are the current holders of the Ashes. England won the Ashes last in 2015, can they do it this year? The 1st and 2nd test will take place in June:

  • 16-20 June 2023: Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham.
  • 28 June-2 July 2023: Lord’s, London.

Have a look at our The Ashes 2023 article for all the details on this years test matches.

Royal Ascot

In order to escape the everyday and enjoy a week of celebration at Royal Ascot, thrill seekers and racegoers will assemble from June 20 – June 24. The prestigious event, which is steeped in history and sets the stage for top-notch horse racing in all its pleasure, ignites passions and encourages younger generations to check their daily lives at the door.

As they race towards triumph in the serene English countryside, elite thoroughbreds, you may watch. This summer, punters are encouraged to take in the irresistible appeal of Royal Ascot’s distinctive enclosures. Whether you’re enjoying a champagne picnic on the expansive trackside grounds or dressing to the nines at the Bandstand.

Hollywoodbets and Betway are both excellent online betting sites to consider for your Horse Race betting needs. And newcomer Fafabet have some great offers as well. For more details have a look at our Royal Ascot 2023 article.

KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

A professional women’s golf competition, the Women’s PGA Championship. One of the five major events on the LPGA Tour, it was first held in 1955. The Ladies European Tour, which does not acknowledge any of the three majors played in the United States, does not recognise it as a major. However it is a popular and well supported tournament which takes place 22-25 June 2023. Played at Baltusrol Golf Club.

For some great Golf promotions and offers head over to Gbets and bet.co.za. We have also reviewed both Gbets and bet.co.za for your perusal.

Comrades Marathon

For the majority of long-distance runners, the Comrades Marathon—also known as The Ultimate Human Race—holds a very special place. The run is extraordinarily difficult to achieve and qualify for. This year the Comrades is a “Down Run” which starts at the City Hall in Pietermaritzburg and finishes in Durban. The race distance is approx 90km and is on 11 June 2023. For some history have a look at our Comrades Marathon 2022 article

Almost half way through the year, be sure to add our June 2023 Sport Preview to your calendar and keep a look out at the end of June for the July 2023 Sport Preview!

Numerous live betting options and betting markets are offered by the top South African betting sites. We therefore hope that this June 2023 Sport Preview will assist you in scheduling your preferred sports. Check out our in-depth reviews of the top sportsbooks in South Africa to learn more. There are a tonne of bonuses and promos for betting. Also have a read through our most bet on sport in SA article for some pointers.

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