Football, basketball, soccer: the UK will host two World Cup finals – BBC News
Sports fans across the UK are expected to flock to the country’s capital in 2019, with two major international competitions expected to be staged in the UK.
The football and basketball competitions will take place in 2020, and rugby union and women’s cricket will follow in 2021.
The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo are also likely to be played in the country, with the sport’s governing body the International Olympic Committee (IOC) aiming to host the 2024 Games in Tokyo.
The 2021 European Championship will take the place of the World Cup.
There are also plans to hold the Commonwealth Games in 2020 in Scotland, which will be hosted by the country.
The 2019 Rugby World Cup will be played at the Rugby World Cups World Stadium in Edinburgh.
The Rugby Championship, which is the biggest event in the world’s most popular sport, is scheduled to be held in Cardiff in 2019.
The World Rugby World League is also set to take place on British soil in 2019 in the City of London.
The 2020 World Cup will feature a number of marquee names, including the likes of Michael Owen, Michael Conlan, Wayne Bennett, Wayne Smith and David Seaman, as well as the likes the Great Danes and Japan’s Yuki Wakabayashi.
There are also a number plans to host World Cup events in other parts of the world, including France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Japan, the US, Canada, and South Africa.
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held at the Etihad Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
The 2024 Summer Olympics in Seoul will be staged on the countrys soil, with a number more events planned.
It’s expected that the games will be televised across the country as well, with BBC Sport, Sky, BBC Sport 2, BT Sport, and ITV Sport all set to televise the events.
The events will take in a number locations around the UK, including London, Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottinghamshire, Nottingham, Norwich, Southampton, Torquay, Wigan and Cardiff.
Ahead of the games, BBC Two will be broadcasting a special live broadcast from London on the night, with highlights and coverage of the two tournaments set to be shown on the channel.
BBC Sport 2 will also carry highlights and a live stream of the fixtures on the same day.
“This is the largest sporting event in Britain since the Six Nations in 2002, and the biggest sporting event of its kind in the United Kingdom,” said Chris Furlong, the broadcaster and chief executive of BBC Sport.
“The UK will be the first host country to host two major World Cup tournaments and we are delighted that our viewers will be able to watch the games live on their own screens.”
This will be a fantastic opportunity for the fans of the UK to celebrate and celebrate with us, and for the broadcasters to be able, in a way, to create a wider fan base and draw in a wider audience.