Top 10 sports events in London
Find inspiration with our top ten main sporting events in London this year. You will have the choice between the different events proposed: equestrian competition, tennis, football, rugby... Take advantage of the Tootbus tours to get to the various sports venues in the capital.
The Epsom Derby
The Epsom Derby, also known as the Cazoo Derby for sponsorship reasons, is a world-renowned flat horse race. The event attracts hundreds of spectators each year to watch the thoroughbreds compete on the 1.6 kilometre circuit.
This year's Epsom Derby takes place from Friday 3 to Saturday 4 June and will celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's platinum jubilee. To mark the occasion, check out our special Jubilee tours of London and Windsor.
Cinch Championship 2022
The 2022 Cinch Championships will take place from 13 to 19 June. The tournament is an annual event on the ATP World Tour and one of the most popular and longest running tennis events.
Established in 1889 and held at The Queen's Club in West Kensington each June, it is consistently supported by the best singles and doubles players in the men's game.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships
Experience two weeks of first-class tennis at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships from 27 June 2022 to 10 July 2022. Held at Wimbledon since 1877, the event is one of the oldest and most famous tennis tournaments in the world. Women's, men's and mixed matches are played in singles and doubles. The tournament attracts around 500,000 spectators, including the Royal Family, and millions of television viewers worldwide.
2022 is a historic year for Wimbledon. Not only does it mark 100 years of Centre Court but also the permanent introduction of Middle Sunday play for the first time. 2022 also sees the first year of the 14&U Junior Championships.
Formula 1 Lenovo British Grand Prix
After breaking attendance records in 2021, the Formula 1 Lenovo British Grand Prix returns to the Silverstone circuit from July 1st to 3rd. Attend the UK's biggest and fastest sporting event for a weekend of endless fun, energy and entertainment with plenty of action on and off the track.
During the event you will have the opportunity to meet your heroes: young talent and legends of motorsport, the biggest names in F1, MotoGP and much more. Admission is free for children under 12.
UEFA Women’s European Championship 2022
The UEFA European Women's Football Championship 2022, commonly known as UEFA Women's Euro 2022, will return from 6 to 31 July. This will be the 13th edition for Europe's women's national teams and the second since it was expanded to 16 teams.
England will be the host team, the Netherlands will be the defending champions and Northern Ireland will be participating in a UEFA Women's Euro competition for the first time. The final will take place at Wembley Stadium in London.
Monster Energy British Grand Prix MotoGP
The Monster Energy British Grand Prix MotoGP will be held from August 5th to 7th. Simply unmissable, think of all the thrills, with a smokin' three full days of thunderous motorcycle racing, musical acts, and so many activities and entertainment that the family won't know what to choose.
Live entertainment begins with Basement Jaxx (DJ set) on Friday, Brit Award nominee Tom Grennan headlining on Saturday and soul/pop singer/songwriter Ella Eyre on Sunday. Admission is free for children 10 and under with the purchase of an adult ticket!
Laver Cup 2022
Attend the fifth edition of the Laver Cup at the O2 Arena in London, on September 23-25. The Laver Cup is an international men's indoor hard court team tennis tournament between Team Europe and Team World.
The competition pits six of Europe's top players against six of their counterparts from the rest of the world. Each team is led by a team captain, who is a former tennis legend. The European team will try to win the title for the fifth consecutive edition.
London Marathon 2022.
Join thousands of runners and spectators on the streets of London for the 2022 London Marathon on October 2, 2022. The marathon brings together more than 40,000 people each year. Whether it's to challenge themselves and achieve a personal feat or to raise money for their favourite charity, every runner takes part for a good reason. The London Marathon is open to all abilities, from beginners to professional athletes.
The marathon is 26.2 miles long and takes in the streets of London. The first half of the route is south of the Thames, starting in Greenwich and Blackheath. After crossing the river on Tower Bridge, runners pass some of the capital's most famous landmarks, including the Shard, Tower of London and Big Ben, before finishing in front of Buckingham Palace.
For the safety of the race, many streets will be closed to traffic. We invite you to travel on our buses on another day in order to fully enjoy the capital.
NFL London Games 2022
The NFL London Games 2022 returns to the United Kingdom for three games on October 2, 9 and 30. The game is part of the NFL International Series, which is a series of American soccer games during the National Football League (NFL) regular season that are played outside the United States.
The 2022 NFL International Series will kick off with games played on back-to-back weekends at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London:
- Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints on Oct. 2
- New York Giants vs. Green Bay Packers on October 9
The last game will be played at Wembley Stadium:
- Denver Broncos vs Jacksonville Jaguars on October 30.
2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens
The 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens will be held in England from October 15, 2022 to November 19, 2022. The tournament will be played by 16 teams over 61 matches at 21 venues across the UK.
The tournament will kick off at St. James' Park on October 15, 2022, with England hosting Samoa. Visit the Rugby League World Cup website for the full tournament schedule, as well as a list of venues.
After all these sporting feats, discover London at nightfall with our London by Night tour. Take advantage of your stay in London to discover the best festivals in London this summer. From music to entertainment and food, you'll be spoilt for choice!