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Events - August, 2018

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August 2018

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Reebok Crossfit Games 2018

Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 - Sun, 05 Aug 2018

Location: Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wisconsin

The elite: The global fitness community turns its eyes to Madison, Wisconsin, as the world’s finest athletes showcase the heart and determination required to be named Fittest on Earth.

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European Championships 2018 - Berlin/Glasgow

Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - Sun, 12 Aug 2018

Location: Berlin & Glasgow

Berlin and Glasgow will co-host the inaugural European Championships 2-12 August 2018, bringing together the existing championships of seven of Europe’s leading sports into one coordinated, exciting multi-sport event.

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London Global Champions Tour

Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2018 - Sun, 05 Aug 2018

Location: Royal Hospital Chelsea, Royal Hospital Rd,, Chelsea,, London, SW3 4SR

Another spectacular new destination in 2017 the Longines Global Champions Tour welcomed a prestigious event at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in the heart of London, marking the return of the Tour to the United Kingdom.

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Introduction to Canoeing and Kayaking leading to 1 Star Course

Date: Sat, 04 Aug 2018 (10:00 - 17:00)

Location: Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre, Loughborough Rd Leicester, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5PN

A full day of learning all the basics about canoe and kayaking. Perfect for beginners who want to get it all done in one day.

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Home Nations 2018

Date: Sat, 04 Aug 2018 - Sun, 05 Aug 2018

Location: Les Quennevais Sports Centre, Jersey, Jersey Petanque Club, St Brelade

The first Home Nations Championship took place in the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff in 2000. The English Pétanque Association won the inaugural championship and have successfully defended their title since.

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British Showjmping National Championships

Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 - Sun, 12 Aug 2018

Location: Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, CV8 2LA

The National Agricultural and Exhibition Centre Stoneleigh (NAEC), Stoneleigh Park, is excited to welcome the return of the prestigious summer Championships, along with Stoneleigh Horse Show, to the showing calendar for 2018.

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Chase the Sun MOVE MILE, 5k and 10k series

Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 (18:00 - 20:00)

Location: Prestwold Hall,, Prestwold, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 5SQ

Move Charity is hosting its first ever MOVE Mile to inspire people to MOVE against cancer.

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2018 Para-Archery Championships

Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2018 - Sun, 19 Aug 2018

Location: Pilsen, Czech Republic

European Para-archery Championships is hosted by the "city of sport" Pilsen for the first time.

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HSBC UK Let's Ride 2018

Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2018

Location: King Power Stadium, Filbert Way, Leicester, LE2 7FL

Grab your bike and join us as we take over the streets of Leicester on Sunday 12 August!

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2018 World Boccia Championships

Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - Sat, 18 Aug 2018

Location: Exhibition Centre, Liverpool, L3 4FP

190 Athletes from 33 Countries; 7 Gold Medals; 7 Days of Competition; 6 Blue Balls against 6 Red Balls; 1 Aim. To be a World Champion

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World Archery Masters Championships

Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - Sat, 18 Aug 2018


The World Archery Excellence Centre, situated in Lausanne (Switzerland) is proud to host the first World Archery Masters Championships from the 14th – 18th August 2018. This competition is the first of its kind dedicated to archers over the age of 40.

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Keeping Safe Online: Advice, information and support for sports organisations

Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 (11:00 - 12:00)

Location: HG1 4AP

This webinar will explore the benefits and risks of social media for sports clubs and organisations. It will provide helpful guidelines, examples and tools to enable sports to help children and young people to make safe use of social media opportunities.

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Bushcraft Experience

Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2018 (00:00) + More Dates

Location: Field Sport UK , Melbourne Road , Lount, Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1RS

This is a great 24hr experience learning survival skills and Bushcraft in our beautiful woodland on the border of Derbyshire and Leicestershire in Ashby De La Zouch.

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Scope Showjumping Festival

Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - Sat, 25 Aug 2018

Location: Park Hall Showground, Oswestry & District Agricultural Society, Whittington, Owestry, SY11 4AB

Park Hall showground will set the perfect scene for seven days of top class showjumping and will give our members a show with a difference

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ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - Sun, 26 Aug 2018

Location: MONTEMOR O VELHO, Portugal

A total of 30 categories, including 12 Olympic events will be raced at this World Championships. In the Paracanoe a total of 12 events will take place, including 6 Paralympic events.

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Campfire Bread Making Workshop

Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2018 (09:00 - 12:00) + More Dates

Location: Field Sport UK , Melbourne Road , Lount, Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1RS

It’s hard to beat the primitive pleasure of cooking over an open flame with a deep smoky scent in the air; in a beautiful woodland setting.

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Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final

Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2018

Location: Wembley Stadium, London, HA9 0WS

The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final is like nothing else when fans across the country get together to celebrate all things Rugby League at the iconic Wembley Stadium.

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European Outdoor Archery Championships

Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - Sat, 01 Sep 2018

Location: Legnica, Poland

It will be the first time in Poland to host the European Outdoor Archery Championships.

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US Open - Tennis

Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - Fri, 07 Sep 2018

Location: New York - USA

The United States Open Tennis Championships is a hard court tennis tournament.

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2018 School Games at Loughborough University

Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - Sun, 02 Sep 2018

Location: Loughborough University, LE11 3TU

Be inspired and witness some future Olympic and Paralympic stars in action. Tickets now on sale!


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    British Heart Foundation
    East Midlands Platform
    Rutland County Council
  • Blaby District Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
    Sport England
    Loughborough University
  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Harborough District Council
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Equality Standard
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • County Sport Network
    Age UK L&R
    Leicester City Council
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  • Rutland County Council
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Safeguarding
    Melton Borough Council
  • Sport England
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
  • Equality Standard
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Age UK L&R
    Leicester City Council
  • County Sport Network
  • British Heart Foundation
    Loughborough University
  • Blaby District Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • Harborough District Council