This week in Olympic sport: June 17-23

17 June 2013 / 11:06

There’s a busy week ahead for Olympic sport in the UK with a host of events taking place across the country; we feature a selection below.

Britain’s rower’s return to Eton Dorney for World Cup action with a team well over 70 strong while, down the M4 in Cardiff, the globe’s finest canoe slalom athletes also gather.

Up in Gateshead Britain’s track and field athletes will want to give head coach Peter Eriksson a fine send off ahead of him leaving his post to return to Canada at the end of the month.

Hockey returns to London with the start of the women’s World League Semi-Final while Britain’s basketball team will bid to continue their fine start at the EuroBasket in France.


European Team Championships – Gateshead, June 22-23


EuroBasket Women, France – France v Great Britain, June 17

EuroBasket Women, France – Main Round, June 19-24

Canoe Slalom

World Cup, Cardiff – June 21-23


Women’s World League Semi-Final, Chiswick – England v South Africa, June 22

Women’s World League Semi-Final, Chiswick – Australia v England, June 23


World Cup, Eton Dorney – June 21-23


EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup, Kieler Woche – June 22-26

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