5 of the Biggest Sporting Events in the World

There’s nothing like the adrenaline rush of watching your favorite team compete in the finals— that final moment where an extra point makes all the difference between world champions or second place.

With so many sporting events in the world, we have plenty to watch and enjoy. But, which event is the best?

We think it comes down to personal preference, but there’s no doubt that some sporting events are bigger and more well-known than others.

If you’re curious about which sporting events are the world’s biggest, read on to find out!

1. The Olympics

The Olympics are perhaps the biggest sporting events, and also the oldest. In ancient Greece, over 3,000 years ago, the first Olympic games were held.

They were revived in the 19th century and are now one of the most popular events in the world. Both Winter and Summer Olympics occur every four years, alternating every two years.

Almost every country in the world participates, and we all love watching our country win gold medals, a source of national pride.

2. The Super Bowl

Held yearly in February, the Super Bowl is the championship game of the NFL (National Football League). It’s not only one of the major sporting events of the year, but it’s also a huge show, with A-list entertainment, exciting Halftime shows.

It also commands some of the world’s most expensive TV commercials, since so many are watching.

Check out if you’re hoping to make some extra money on the next game!

3. Wimbledon

If you like tennis, you no doubt eagerly await Wimbledon.

Held in London, it’s the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. It’s played on grass courts and attracts some of the best players in the world.

It’s worth trying to get day passes if you’re in London, as there’s nothing like watching a match at Wimbledon. Otherwise, try to catch it on TV!

4. Tour de France

Each year, the best cyclists take on one of the hardest cycling courses in the world in the Tour de France.

Broken into 21 stages over 23 days, it requires elite levels of endurance and strength to power over the hills and mountains of the French countryside.

Cheer on your favorite cycling team and immerse yourself in the blood, sweat, and tears that go into world-class cycling.

5. World Cup

The FIFA World Cup is one of the most popular international sporting events. This soccer, or football, tournament, occurs every four years.

Countries compete to make it into the finals, with the aim of their team taking home the title of world champions.

The grace and athleticism of soccer make it an exciting and impressive sport to watch, especially as matches often come down to the last few minutes.

Which of These Sporting Events Are You Most Excited About?

With so many exciting sporting events across the world, it’s hard to pick a favorite! Which one are you most looking forward to?

Sporting events are inspiring, fun to watch, and let us cheer on our country or favorite team, so make plans to watch your favorite sporting event with friends or family!

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