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2012 June Sports Preview

Jun 01, 2012

It’s June and everyone is probably glued to the TV watching NHL and NBA playoffs as they get closer to the Championship Final Game, but what about everything else that is going on. Here is Kidzworld’s preview to all the big sports events happening in June!

Euro Cup Countdown

Euro Cup starts on June 8th for all you soccer nuts. The Euro Cup obviously only has the European teams competing so it should be full of great goals and… great dives! Yes, usually the team whose players put on the most spectacular diving show wins the Euro Cup. Here are the groups:

Group A

  • Czech Republic
  • Greece
  • Poland
  • Russia

Group B

  • Denmark
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal

Soccer TourneyEuro Cup 2012 Poland-UkraineCourtesy of Euro Cup 2012
 

Group C

  • Croatia
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Spain

Group D

  • England
  • France
  • Sweden
  • Ukraine

Clay Court Championships

Canadian Star Tennis PlayerMilos RaonicCourtesy of the ATP
 

The French Open is one of tennis’ biggest Grand Slam tournaments and all the Top Seeds are through to the 3rd round including Canadian’s #19th seed, Milos Roanic. He is actually the only player from North America left in the tourney since Andy Roddick lost in the first round to Nicolas Mahut, and John Isner lost to Paul-Henri Mathieu. However, the Americans can watch all the tennis they like on the Ladies side of the bracket as they have 4 players approaching the quarter finals.

Xcitement for X games

Los Angeles Hosts X GamesSummer X Games LAXCourtesy of the X Games
 

And at the very end of June, all the extreme sports fans have their favorite competition going down in Los Angeles… the X Games. If you are interested on how the athletes prepare for the X Games, you catch watch a new series of webisodes called “Road to X Games” online!

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What are you looking forward to this month? Leave a comment and let us know!

 

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