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Sports Calendars: Top-10 Sporting Events of 2024

There are many sporting events happening around the world in 2024. Here is a list of major events that any sporting fan should put putting on their sports bucket list for this year. If you get the chance, go and watch these live.

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Sporting Events of 2024
  1. Paris Olympic Games: August will bring the world together for the Olympic Games in Paris, marking a century since the city last hosted the event. Spectators can enjoy a special Opening Ceremony along the River Seine, where athletes will travel by boat for six kilometers. Notably, breakdancing will make its Olympic debut.
  2. Paralympic Games: The Paralympics, an inclusive sports event for athletes with disabilities, are gaining recognition independent of the Olympics. Previously considered a mere addendum, the Paralympic Games now receive unprecedented attention, with athletes honored for their remarkable sporting prowess. Attend and be inspired by their extraordinary achievements.
  3. Euro 2024: Euro 2024 marks the 17th UEFA Euro Championship, hosted in Germany with 24 European national teams competing. It's part of a packed year for international football, alongside the postponed 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast and the 2024 Copa América in the USA.
  4. Monaco Grand Prix: The Monaco Grand Prix, a highlight on the F1 calendar, is a must-watch for motorsports fans. Its iconic street circuit winds through the narrow streets of Monte Carlo, offering a challenging backdrop. Known for tight turns and limited overtaking, it tests driver skill and car performance. The event's prestige is heightened by Monaco's glitz and glamour, attracting celebrities and VIPs.
  5. T20 World Cup: The USA and the West Indies will co-host the 2024 T20 World Cup, marking the first major cricket tournament hosted by the United States. This 9th edition will feature 16 global teams. Additionally, Bangladesh will host the ICC Women's T20 World Cup in 2024.
  6. America's Cup Sailing:The 37th America's Cup, the premier sailing event, will be held in Barcelona, Spain. Will Team New Zealand maintain their title? As boats advance with technology, so does the spectator experience.
  7. Australian Open Tennis: Begin the sporting year with a trip to Melbourne for the Australian Open tennis tournament. Witness the emerging stars of tennis as they compete in the first Grand Slam of the year, following the retirement of many tennis superstars in recent years.
  8. Winter X-Games: Get your snow fix at the Winter X Games, where world-class athletes compete annually in Aspen, Colorado.
  9. Tour de France Femmes: The 2024 edition marks the third women's Tour de France, improving each year. Scheduled after the Tour de France in July 2024, route adjustments may occur due to Olympic Games preparations in Paris.
  10. Kentucky Derby: The Kentucky Derby, known as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports," is among the oldest and most renowned horse races globally. It kicks off the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, making it pivotal in the horse racing world. The event's festive atmosphere is enhanced by stylish hats, attracting not only horse racing enthusiasts but also sports fans, making it a unique and thrilling experience.

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