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Don’t miss these 9 huge sporting events!

13/07/2017Sport

Prepare for goals, wickets, putts, knockouts, double somersault pikes and much, much more on Virgin TV this week – thanks to a positively massive line-up of unmissable sporting drama!

So, are you ready to be wowed by the world’s top stars doing what they do best? Ready to watch legends made and champions crowned? Good, because it’s time to tuck right in to all the excitement with our rundown of the biggest events on the box, plus head to the bottom of the page to find out more about our special Premier League fixtures guide…

Aquatics: FINA World Championships

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From Friday, 10am, Eurosport 2/HD (CH 524/522)

Catch Olympians Adam Peaty, Tom Daley, Hannah Miley and Jazz Carlin making a splash in Budapest when Great Britain squares off against the best in the world for this major multi-discipline aquatic competition.

 

X Games Minneapolis 2017

From Thursday, 11pm, BT Sport ESPN/HD (CH 534/530)

High-octane, adrenalin-pumping drama is guaranteed when you tune into the biggest competition on the extreme sports calendar. These BMX, motocross and skateboarding daredevils will make you rub your eyes in disbelief with their outrageous disregard for personal safety.

 

Cricket: England v South Africa

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From Friday, 10.30am, Sky Sports 2/HD (CH 512/502)

This summer’s biggest cricket series heads to Trent Bridge, as England and South Africa go head-to-head in the second Test of their four-match showdown. Can the hosts earn another victory after running riot at Lord’s, or will the tourists put them in a spin? Whatever happens, it’s sure to be a fascinating encounter out in the middle between two of the sport’s top sides.

 

Golf: Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Continues Friday, 10.30am, Sky Sports 4/HD (CH 514/504)

Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson, Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott are among the big names who’ll be swinging for glory – not to mention a share of the hefty prize fund – at the Dundonald Links in Ayrshire for this massive European Tour event.

 

Cycling: Tour De France

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Continues Friday, 1.30pm, Eurosport 1/HD (CH 523/521) + 1.30pm, ITV4/HD (CH 118/178)

Sit back, relax and watch the world’s best riders, including defending champion and UK favourite Chris Froome, do all the legwork when Le Tour reaches the breathtaking climbs of Saint-Girons for stage 13. You’ll feel exhausted just from watching.

 

Football: Star Sixes

Saturday, 12.45pm, Sky Sports 1/HD (CH 511/501)

What happens when you gather together some of football’s greatest ever players – including Rio Ferdinand, Alessandro Del Piero, Robert Pirès and Rivaldo – together for an international six-a-side tournament at London’s O2 Arena? You’ll have to tune in to find out, but we reckon it’s going to be a blast.

 

FIA Formula E: Qualcomm New York City ePrix

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From Saturday, 10pm, Channel 5/HD (CH 105/150)

The electrifying Formula E season gets back on track in the Big Apple this weekend with rounds nine and ten of the campaign taking place in Brooklyn over the course of Saturday and Sunday. Featuring some of the world’s top racing drivers, this will be the first FIA-sanctioned motorsports event to take place in the city.

 

Boxing: Chris Eubank Jr v Arthur Abraham

Watch Chris Eubank Jr v Arthur Abraham on 15 July on ITV Box Office*

Get set for a huge night of boxing from Wembley, with Chris Eubank Jr taking on the legendary Arthur Abraham for the IBO super-middleweight title. Defending champ Eubank Jr has youth on his side, but Abraham has the experience and 30 KOs to his name. Something’s gotta give. Booking is open now!

 

UFC Fight Night: Nelson v Ponzinibbio

Sunday, 8pm, BT Sport 2/HD (CH 532/528)

Are you ready to shake up your Sunday night with some knockout action? The SSE Hydro in Glasgow hosts the latest live spectacular from the UFC, headlined by Icelandic tough guy Gunnar Nelson’s clash with unbeaten Argentine Santiago Ponzinibbio. And there’s plenty of local interest on the undercard, too, with Scotland’s Joanne Calderwood and Stevie Ray both featuring.

Wait! There’s more…

The countdown has officially begun. The new Premier League season is just weeks away and we bet you can’t wait. In the meantime, whet your appetite by checking out our easy-to-use fixtures generator that allows you to see every match your team is playing and where you can watch them live on Virgin TV. Click here to see all the games, get your diary out and start cancelling your plans!

Watch on the go

Virgin TV customers with BT Sport can watch the BT Sport action on the go with the TV Anywhere app. Just download it from the App Store or Google Play and log in to the app to start watching.

Plus if you subscribe to Sky Sports, you can watch on the Sky Sports app anywhere in the UK with a WiFi or data connection. Just download from the App Store or App Store or Google Play and log into the app to start watching.