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The biggest sporting week of 2018!

Get stuck into the Tour de France, Wimbledon, the British Grand Prix, the World Cup and more on the box

You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to world-beating sports entertainment this week…

From Friday 6 July, BBC + ITV + Sky Sports

Epic. Monumental. Really, really big. These are all descriptions befitting a sporting schedule like no other that’s heading your way.

 

We’re talking premier events of the highest order; action so unmissable you’ll be afraid to get up from the sofa. Whether it’s the F1 from Silverstone, the World Cup quarter-finals, Wimbledon, the Tour de France, or the start of England’s ODI series with India, there’s a thrilling, edge-of-your-seat event for everybody.

 

Discover more about this stunning week of live sport, as we break down the action below – including where to watch all the drama as it unfolds…

 

Formula One Rolex British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton after winning the 2017 British Grand Prix

From Friday 6 July, 10am, Sky Sports F1®/HD (CH 516/506)

World champion Lewis Hamilton has history in his sights at Silverstone this year, with the Brit looking to win a record fifth consecutive home Grand Prix. Can Stevenage’s finest roar his way to victory, or will title rivals Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo spoil the party? With Sky Sports’ unrivalled coverage of the entire race weekend, you don’t have to miss a thing.

 

Wimbledon

Continues Friday 6 July, BBC One/HD (CH 101/108)

The ace action is hotting up in south west London, as the most unmissable of tennis tournaments nears the end of its first week. So grab a bowl of strawberries and cream, get ready to giggle when the umpire says “new balls, please!” and enjoy the sporting spectacle as the world’s best players grace the grass at the All England Club.

 

FIFA World Cup 2018: Quarter-finals

From Friday 6 July, 3pm, BBC One/HD (CH 101/108) + ITV/HD (CH 103/113)

It’s crunch time in Russia, but which nations are ready to step up and make it through to the semi-finals? Your guess is as good as ours. Want even more World Cup action to feed your hunger? From our comprehensive fixtures guide to player profiles and much, much more, we’ve got it all right here.

 

Tour de France

Cyclist Chris Froome competing in the 2017 Tour de France

From Saturday 7 July, 9.30am, ITV4/HD (CH 118/178)

When it comes to sporting spectacles that are très bon, there’s nothing like the Tour de France. Stage one of this year’s historic bike race starts in picturesque Noirmoutier, before the whole thing ends up in Paris on 29 July. The favourite? That’ll be Chris Froome. The Brit is going for a fourth title in a row and fifth overall. The question is, does he have what it takes to beat the chasing pack again over 21 gruelling stages?

 

England v India: First ODI

Thursday 12 July, 12pm, Sky Sports Cricket/HD (CH 514/504)

As the world’s top-ranked ODI team, the pressure is on England to defeat India at Trent Bridge in the first encounter of their three-match series. But Eoin Morgan and co should be cautious, because the tourists are pretty handy when it comes to the 50-over format. Find out more about the huge summer of cricket on Sky Sports with our essential guide.

 

Watch on the go

Virgin TV customers who subscribe to Sky Sports can watch on the Sky Sports app, anywhere in the UK (or while temporarily in the EU) with a WiFi or mobile data connection. Not only will you be able to take your Sky packages with you, but you get in-depth sports coverage, as well as exclusive videos and interviews. And, also on iPad, you can access extra features, including Sky Sports’ cutting-edge second-screen functions. Download from the Apple app store for iPad or iPhone, or from Google Play.

 

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