7 sporting events during summer of 2015
The pleasure and the pain
Fighting the unforgiving minute every kilometer of the way, cyclists battle it out to prove themselves worthy of the famed yellow jersey or maillot jaune. Sit by the roadside, sip wine, and enjoy a baguette and some camembert as the racers speed by.
Tour de France
Tennis for purists
Classic and dignified, Wimbledon is for true tennis fans. Watch the biggest stars slog it out on perfectly clipped lawns at the All England Club. If you’re in luck, the sun will shine and strawberries and cream will be enjoyed by all. If not, trust the British spirit to overcome and enjoy the game despite rain and grey skies.
Row, row, row your boat
Now that the Oxford–Cambridge boat race is over, why not head for new waters in France? The world’s greatest will be pulling hard and hoping to get ahead of their muscle bound rivals.
2015 World Rowing
August 30–September 6
Lake Aiguebeutte, Savoie, France
Big football, big country
Football will be gripping Canada as the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 takes center stage in the home of the Rockies.
FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015
June 6–July 5
Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Ottawa, Moncton, and Edmonton, Canada
Making a splash
These paddlers like canoeing of the speedy variety. To see just how fast, why not head to the Italian capital of style and enjoy a little of the watery action?
Bulls-eye! Bows and arrows
Indulge your inner Robin Hood and enjoy the aces of the archery world as they draw bows and take aim in the grounds of the magnificent Christiansborg Castle.
Copenhagen 2015 World Archery Championships
July 26–August 2
Christiansborg Castle, Copenhagen, Denmark
Beach ball highs
For real summer sport fun, head to the Netherlands where the Beach Vollyeyball World Championships will take place. Games will be held in towns throughout the country during the tournament.
Published: May 20, 2017