June 2024 Sports Preview

2 June 2024 |

Hey sports enthusiasts! June 2024 is upon us, and it’s shaping up to be a sizzler of a month for global sporting events. Before we dive into the excitement that awaits, let’s toss back a quick glance at the adrenaline-fueled action that we covered in our May 2024 Sport Preview.

We witnessed the pedal-pushing intensity at the Giro d’Italia, the heart-thumping suspense of international football matches, and the thunderous gallop at the Kentucky Derby. It was a month packed with memorable moments, but trust me, June’s got even more in store. So let us break it down in the June 2024 Sport Preview.

Ongoing Sport Events

Formula 1: Next we have the Canada leg on 7-9 June, followed by Spain 21-23 June and Austria 28-30 June. A jam packed month for racing! The last few races have seen plenty of excitement and we saw Lando Norris takes his 1st pole win in Miami and Charles Leclerc won Monaco. With Verstappen winning Rome. Playa Bets and Hollywoodbets are great options for your F1 Betting needs.

HSBC 7’s: The HSBC season concluded the weekend of 31 May – 2 June 2024. The victors were announced and then everyone that qualified will be prepping for the Olympics. France beat Argentina in a pulsating Men’s final and Australia overcame France to win Women’s gold. The Olympic repechage takes place in Monaco 21-23 June before 7’s Rugby kicks off the Olympic Games Paris 2024 in Stade de France on 24 July.

June Soccer Update

UEFA Champions League: The final was packed with excitement between Dortmund and Real Madrid. However Real Madrid walked away victorious! It was a very close game if you look at stats however Real Madrid did have possession 58% of the time, a 91% pass accuracy and only 1 yellow card. Dan Carvajal scored in the 74th minute and not even 10 minutes later Vinicius Junior scored and sealed the deal.

EPL: A hard fought battle by Arsenal to end up at the top but Manchester City are the EPL Champions 2023-24. Arsenal came second in the standings with Liverpool in third.

Serie A: Inter Milan remained in first and are the official champions with AC Milan in second place and Juventus in 3rd.

LaLiga: Real Madrid remained top of the log and are the Spanish La Liga Champs 2023/2024. Barcelona are in second and Girona in 3rd place.

Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen won their first Bundesliga title! Previously they finished as runners-up on 5 occasions. Stuttgart came in second and Bayern Munich came in 3rd after winning for 11 consecutive seasons between 2013 and 2023.

T20 World Cup 2024

Cricket fans, grab your jerseys because the T20 World Cup 2024 is here to sweep you off your feet! The shortest format of the game promises explosive batting, cunning bowling, and fielding that’ll have you on the edge of your seat. With countries battling it out for cricketing supremacy, every match feels like a final. Join Playa Bets, Betway or Hollywoodbets for your cricket betting needs. Be sure to follow from day one, 2 June 2024 – 29 June, and South Africa have their first match 3 June 2024. For all the details be sure to have a look at our detailed article – T20 World Cup 2024.

Comrades Marathon

Known as The Ultimate Human Race and it takes place on 9 June 2024. This year is the “UP RUN”, starting from Durban’s City Hall and ending in Pietermaritzburg, this year’s route covers about 85.9 kilometers. Have a look at our Comrades Marathon 2024 article for all the details.

Euro 2024

The Euro 2024 commences on 14 June 2024 with the opening game being between Germany and Scotland at the Munich Stadium. Who stands a chance at winning? Have a look at our article about the Top Teams.

24 Hours of Le Mans

Rev your engine for the ultimate endurance test on 15 June – the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This isn’t just another car race; it’s a legendary spectacle where strategy, speed, and stamina dominate. Witness as the world’s finest drivers tackle the challenging Circuit de la Sarthe through day and night.

Royal Ascot 2024

Don your fancy hats because Royal Ascot will once again bring elegance and excitement to the racecourse on 18 June 2024. With five days of top-tier horse racing, every stride and sprint is a celebration of tradition and the sport’s rich heritage. It’s where royalty and racing fanatics alike congregate for some of the year’s most thrilling contests. Hollywoodbets and Betfred are great bookies for Horse betting.

Tour De France

Pedal power takes center stage with the Tour De France on 29 June 2024. The globe’s most distinguished cyclists will tackle the grueling climbs, hairpin bends, and breathtaking sprints. It’s more than just a race, it’s a battle against the elements, the road, and the limits of human endurance.

Other Sports Events

  • NBA Finals (Basketball): So Basketball fever hits its peak as of 6 June with the NBA Finals. The culmination of the NBA season brings together the league’s top teams, also providing ample opportunities for basketball enthusiasts to engage in thrilling sports betting. 10bet also offer a great promo – Jump Ball! A R20 free bet for the NBA Finals – T&Cs apply.
  • US Open (Golf) commences on 13 June 2024 to 16 June 2024 at Pinehurst Resort.
  • KPMG Women’s PGA Championship: Takes place 20 June- 23 June 2024 at the Baltusrol Golf Club in New Jersey.
  • SA vs Wales on Saturday, 22 June at Twickenham, London. Be sure to visit Betway for all your rugby betting needs.

June 2024 is a treasure trove of high-octane sports events with something for everyone. From cricket pitches to race tracks, from velodromes as well as lush grass fields, it’s a sports lover’s paradise. And these highlights are just the tip of the iceberg. With a lineup like this, one thing’s for sure – the world of sports is about to experience an unforgettable month, and you won’t want to miss a second of the action.

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

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