This Week in Olympic Sport: May 27-June 1

27 May 2014 / 09:54

It’s an action-packed week as eight Olympic sports battle for centre stage in some of the biggest events of the year over the next six days.

Cycling’s Giro d’Italia will come to a close in Trieste on Sunday while tennis’ French Open continues throughout the week with Andy Murray set for the clay of Roland Garros.

Closer to home and its London’s turn to host the next of triathlon’s World Series, which sees Brit Jodie Stimpson leading the way in the women’s rankings after three legs.

There’s also a return for diving’s World Series in Windsor in Canada, which is the penultimate leg before Monterrey in Mexico hosts the finale the following week.

It’s also a big week for England’s men’s and women’s hockey teams with the World Cup set to kick off in The Hague in the Netherlands on Saturday.

England’s men lost the bronze medal match to this year’s hosts back in 2010 while the women claimed third, just their second ever podium finish, with a 2-0 defeat of Germany.

There’s also major continental action in canoe slalom and rowing which both hosting their European Championships in Vienna and Belgrade respectively this weekend.

And finally the third leg of athletics’ Diamond League is set to take place in Eugene with Andrew Osagie among the Brits on the entry lists.


Diamond League, Eugene, May 31


Slalom European Championships, Vienna, May 30-June 1


Giro d’Italia, May 27-June 1


World Series, Windsor, May 30-June 1


World Cup, The Hague, May 31-ongoing


European Championships, Belgrade, May 30-June 1


French Open, Paris, May 27-ongoing


World Series, London, May 31-June 1

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