What are the biggest sporting events in the world?

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The Biggest events of the following sports are noted (UK)

Football - World Cup, Premier League, FA Cup

American Football - Superbowl

Tennis - Wimbledon

Rugby - 6 Nations

Wrestling - Wrestlemania

What is biggest sport in the world?

It is probably soccer. Soccer is the biggest sport in the world I think because they have leagues all over the world other than like basketball or football. In football they have lots of leagues but different rules, but soccer is worldwide and has the same rules wherever you play it.

What sporting event is the most watched in the world?

The most watched sporting event in the world is football (European Football). However, the single most watched event in history was the semi final match between India and Pakistan during the cricket world cup in 2011. To give you an idea of how popular football is, the 2006 world cup final drew 716 million viewers. While the whole tournament attracted 30+ billion non-unique viewers. As for recurring events, 600 million households watch the English Premier League (football) a week. Bear in mind that 600 million doesn't include illegal viewers. For more information, please refer to the related link.

What is the biggest sporting club in the world in terms of membership numbers?

Manchester United is the biggest sporting club in the world in terms of members. The world renown football/soccer club has 193,000 members in the U.K. and about 53 million world wide the Melbourne Cricket club has 99,932 members. Remember, 'fans' and 'members' are two different groups. From what I can find, the answer to the question is the Melbourne Cricket Club.

What are the 5 biggest events in World War 2?

Answer . It is unclear what you mean by events. Certainly the end of WWII in the Pacific and European theaters were big events. So were the A-bombs.. But for pure bloodshed, nothing the US was involved in compared to the German-Russian battles on the "Eastern Front" . The Battle of Stalingrad, Moscow, and the three immense battles of Kursk, Orel and Kharkov, were the biggest battles in modern history, and more than anything else, spelled doom for Hitler.

What was the biggest world event in 2007?

The biggest world event in 2007 is debatable. In the US, the lastHarry Potter book was released, which was a huge event. Themortgage crash began in 2007 and there were huge breakthroughs instem cell research. The Virginia Tech tragedy took place in 2007and so did the Saffron Protests.

Who is the biggest amateur sports organisation in the world?

The largest amateur sporting organisation in the world is theGaelic Athletic Association, commonly known as the GAA. It is inIreland and looks after a number of amateur sports, the main twobeing Gaelic Football and Hurling. These are Ireland's two nationalsports. They are the biggest sports in Ireland. Although the bigfinal in each of these sports, known as the All-Ireland HurlingFinal and All-Ireland Football Final, each fills a stadium of82,300 spectators with millions more people watching on TV andlistening on radio or the internet in Ireland and around the worldevery September, none of the players get paid anything. It iscompletely amateur. There are over 2500 GAA clubs in Ireland alone,many with lots of teams for all different ages and levels ofability, and also GAA clubs around the world, particularly wheremany Irish people live.

Biggest sport event?

olympic. in rugby: world cup, tri nations, six nations, lions tour, magners league, super 14, guiness premiership, heineken cup, euro challenge cup, EDF energy cup.

What is the biggest tv sporting event?

According to wikipedia, the sporting event with the largest TV audience worldwide is the FIFA World Cup, followed by the Summer Olympics. The Super Bowl is the biggest TV event period in the United States.

What sport events were in World War 1?

The soldiers would have played with a ball, like a soccer ball and this would be done at the back of the tranches when there was a seize fire (when each soldiers made a temporary treaty)

Is Nascar the biggest spectator sport in the World?

Yes NASCAR is the largest spectator sports in America and even the World. Many people believe it is soccer but that is false. Soccer is the most played sport but NASCAR still has the largest fan base in the world as of 2009. In America many people believe the NFL is the most popular, and a few years ago that would have been true. However NASCAR is also the fastest growing sport in the world so over the past few years it quickly caught up to the NFL and passed it. IF you don't believe i even saw this on a show on ESPN and several other channels. Many people who are not NASCAR fans would like to reject this answer, but the true fact is NASCAR is the largest spectator sport in the world EDIT: This is a bit of an ambiguous question, do you mean live attendees, single day events, total season attendance at all professional events combined, world wide television audience?? You need to qualify your question a little bit, but I'll add what I can. A) I have a major issue with the claim that NASCAR boasts more viewers than soccer. NASCAR can legitimately claim 200-300,000 live spectators per weekend, however, with all of NASCARs competitors (drivers) at the same event every weekend, NASCAR's live attendance in no instance eclipses 400,000. When you count of all the professional soccer events throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Americas, live attendance at professional events is well into the tens of millions every weekend. Throw in the televised audiences and I defy you to prove to me that NASCAR exceeds Soccer's reach (even when only counting professional events). B) The most viewed LIVE professional sport in the USA is actually rodeo. Yes, rodeo. This is because rodeo is a grass roots professional sport with points-events in many many small towns in every state in the nation, every weekend through a very long season. Each event pays "day money" so it is in fact truly professional. It is also structured so that nearly every competitor who competes in any of these events can accrue "points" (total cash winnings, in reality) toward the national title in Las Vegas in October, the NFR (National Finals Rodeo), where the winner of the ten day event can take home over a million dollars. Rodeo however has literally no tv coverage outside of the NFR in October, and therefore can't even be compared to NASCARs weekly televised count. Now before you NASCAR fans jump all over me, please visit prorodeo.com for more information. C) Even the Tour de France boasts more live-event attendees for its yearly competition than NASCAR ticks at the box office for an entire season of event attendees. (over 15 Million people line the streets of France's myriad small towns over the Tour de France's 21 day span). HOWEVER, when you count television coverage, or count live attendees for a single day, at a single geographic event, NASCAR is the largest (it has to be qualified pretty heavily to hold it's "title" as the "Biggest" spectator sport in the world). With seats for roughly 200 thousand spectators at its marquis events like Daytona and Taladega, there is no other sport that can put live fans in front of the action for a single event quite like NASCAR. Unfortunately I don't have the numbers on televised soccer viewership, but again, I'd be willing to bet on soccer as the true winner of Biggest Spectator Sport in the World (let's call it "The Most Widely Viewed Professional Sport on any Single Day Counting TV and Live Attendees"). Americans tend to forget that there's a lot more world out there than what is contained between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans!!

Biggest sports stadium in the world?

The largest stadium in the world is the Rungrado May Day Stadiumwhich is located in North Korea. The second largest is the SaltLake Stadium located in India.

What is the biggest soccer event in the world?

The biggest event in soccer is actually the Fifa World Cup. That is what brings the WHOLE world together. Also, you could count the Euro Cup. Thought hat is not as big as the World Cup.

Which sports team has the biggest fan base in the world?

Manchester United. 330 million fans worldwide. About 5% of the worlds population. No other team can even compete with that. That's fact. That means like 1 in 20 people support Man United. Awesome Second is The Dallas Cowboys The dallas cowboys don't even come close to teams like real Madrid, arsenal, Barcelona, bayern munich, or ac milan, and the Yankees are the biggest American sports team and they dwarf the cowboys in number of fans

What is the worlds most watched sport event?

With over 3.5 billion fans, football (or soccer) is undeniably the most watched sport in the world. Football has the maximum stadiums, greatest numbers of people buying football merchandise, number of competitions and events held - such as the world cup, UEFA League, American Cup, etc. Also there are the maximum number of teams, leagues and clubs for football all over the world. The current football world cup 2010 has about 715.1 million people who watched the final. It is the world's most widely viewed sports event today.

The biggest soccer event in the world?

The FIFA world cup, held every 4 years. A competition based on the skill of each countries soccer/football team. "the process where national teams compete in knockout stages to eventually finalize the top team.. resulting in the overall winner." Then you can look at European competitions such as the champions league and the UEFA cup.

What are the biggest events in sports history?

for Superbowls i would say pittsburgh27 vs. cardinals23 for the Summer Olympics i would say 1. 1960(in Rome from SI.com) for the winter Olympics i would have to say Vancouver 2010 for the world cup is Brazil2-3Italy 1982 second round group C(goal.com) for boxing in my perspective its a tie between Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier the 3rd1973, and Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Angel Firpo 1923 for hockey 1942 Stanley cup: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. the Detroit Red Wings 1(yahoo sports) for baseball the best worl series was in 1991 when the twins beat the braves 4 games to 3 for basketball the best nba finals was probably the celtics over the 76ers (this may not be accurate but in my perspective it probably is)

What is the second most watched sporting event in the world?

Cricket Immensely popular from the beginning, since its inception in England in the 16 th century. Cricket is more popular in Test playing countries, and is the second most watched sport after football. The Cricket world cup in 2007, had 672,000 spectators in the stadiums alone and about 2.2 billion TV viewers, with the matches being telecast in 200 countries. The 2011 Cricket world cup will be broadcasted in 220 countries.

Which sports is the 5 biggest in the world?

In terms of the richest in money, the richest are: Formula 1, Football (soccer), American Football, Golf, and either Baseball/Basketball/Boxing taking 5th place. The most popular sport worldwide is football (soccer). It has the largest number of professional participants also.

What is the biggest sports event in the world?

It would have to be worldwide. I would say the Olympics because people from every country compete in the Olympics. But if you said Super Bowl to a Chinese person that could understand English they would not know what it would be. It also could be the FIFA World Cup, because soccer is worldwide.

Why is the Football World Cup the biggest sporting event in the world?

Football is a game that has universal appeal, invented by the English, that can unite and divide loyalties like no other - more than was ever envisioned. Thus, with the advent of live TV coverage, it has become hugely marketable. The fact it is the most popular single sport in the world doesn't hurt either.

Major world sporting events planned for 2010?

Muzamil Mustaf:Muzamil was the best soccer player in the world and he still is the best and he is the leader of the Somali Bantu teams in Chicago for more information go to the best soccer player in the world this guy he is in part of thehistory + he was the captain of real Madrid in the 1969-1991 and now he is Cochin for AC Milan No one is better then him in this world

What is the biggest watched sporting event in the world?

The Superbowl. Wrong! 1. 2006 World Cup Final (300 million viewers) 2. Euro 2004 Soccer Final (153 million viewers) 3. 2004 Olympic Games: opening ceremony (127 million viewers) 4. 2004 Olympic Games: closing ceremony (96 million viewers) 5. 2004 Super Bowl (95 million viewers) 6. 2004 Olympic Games: men's 100m metres (87 million viewers) 7. 2003 Champions League (67 million viewers) 8. 2004 Olympic Games: men's 200m freestyle swimming (66 million viewers) 9. 2004 Formula One: Monaco Grand Prix (59 million viewers)

How do they decide who gets to host world sporting events?

I believe that sporting events do raffles in which each country can be submitted into. Then there are usually four finalist countries. For example, the Olympics for 2016 when Chicago, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo were the countries to be selected, there was a panel of judges who decided whether the country was qualified enough to be the host. The qualifications vary from environment to economic standing. Rio de Janeiro was chosen because it was best suited for the Olympics, along with the World Cup. The FIFA World Cup, I believe, also works the same way.

What is the biggest annual event in the world?

The annual Muslims assemble To perform Hajj(pilgrimage), which is obligations of the God (Allah). Moreover, it is one of the most important religious rituals that Means the servitude to the Lord, and the equality between human beings. it shows the justice of the lord among the people. Nothing chills a body than hajj!!!

Is formula 1 the biggest spectator sport in the world?

No it isn't, the number one spectator sport in the world isfootball. Other sports in the same list may include basketball,volleyball, cricket, baseball and other versions of football(American, rugby). Different countries may have different rankings,depending on the type of sport it is and this may effect therankings in that particular country.