- There’s no shortage of great events being held throughout the year
- Super Bowl in February always rocks
- 2024 has some fantastic events in store for sports fans
If you’re a sports fan, then there’s no shortage of great events being held throughout the year , from the Super Bowl in February to the NBA Finals and Tour de France in the summer.
2024 has some fantastic events in store for sports fans, whether you like high-octane team sports such as basketball or you prefer the solo thrills that events like Wimbledon and the Grand National provide. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest sports events to come in 2024, starting with the NFL’s biggest game.
The Super Bowl is one of the early must-watch events in the annual sporting calendar. It seems the two top teams from each conference of the NFL facing off against each other to take the biggest prize in the sport – the Vince Lombardi Trophy.
2023’s event saw the Kansas City Chiefs defeating the Philadelphia Eagles in what was an incredibly tight and exciting game. The Super Bowl always attracts a huge audience across the US and the rest of the world. This isn’t just for the incredible sporting prowess on display but also the spectacle and entertainment on offer, of which no small part is the halftime show. 2024’s event is sure to be one you don’t want to miss.
World Snooker Championship
Although the sport of snooker might seem a world away from the glitz and glamour of the Super Bowl, it provides plenty of excitement for those who love the sport.
2023’s World Snooker Championship was one of the most exciting in recent years, with many notable moments, including an incredible semi-final between Belgium’s Luca Brecel and China’s 20-year-old sensation – Si Jiahui. Ultimately Luca Brecel went on to win the 2023 title, beating four-time champion Mark Selby in a thrilling final that will be remembered by fans for years to come. 2024’s event will take place from mid-April to early May and will doubtless provide many more great moments.
The Grand National is one of the world’s biggest horse racing events and draws a huge audience from all across the UK and the rest of the world. It’s been held each year in Aintree, Merseyside since 1839, making it an incredibly prestigious event with a rich history.
2023’s Grand National saw Corach Rambler win the event and provided plenty of entertainment for fans in attendance and watching on TV. The event was disrupted somewhat by protests beforehand but ultimately got underway and was a great success. Be sure to tune into 2024’s event for what is sure to be another great chapter in the long-running horse race.
UEFA Champions League
The UEFA Champions League is the biggest event in club football and always draws a huge global audience. 2023’s Champions League final saw double winners; Manchester City take on Inter Milan. Manchester City just had to win this game in order to complete a historic treble, equalling the achievements of their local rivals, Manchester United in 1999. City went on to win the game 1-0 in what was a close and tense affair where Inter almost scored in the dying seconds of the game.
2024’s Champions League final will take place at Wembley Stadium, which has hosted the final multiple times in recent years, including memorable matches between Manchester United and Barcelona, as well as 2013’s final between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund.
The NBA Finals is the biggest event in the NBA calendar and is a best-of-seven series that sees the winners of the conference finals taking each other on to determine who is the overall champion. 2023’s NBA Finals provided a thrilling spectacle with the Denver Nuggets taking on Miami Heat in a series that went five games, with the Nuggets eventually coming out victorious – clinching their first title in 47 years.
Be sure to tune into 2024’s finals for more thrills and spills from the most competitive basketball league in the world. Join thousands of other NBA fans and cash in on the matches in an in-play betting experience.
Wimbledon is one of the biggest sports events of the summer each year, with tennis players from across the globe competing for the most prestigious prize in the sport. Wimbledon has taken place each year since 1877 and was the first major tennis tournament to be held on grass. It’s still played on the grass today, making it distinct from the other grand slam events, which are played on clay and hard courts respectively. Watch out for 2024’s event, which will feature matches including the men’s and women’s singles as well as mixed doubles.
The European Championships, also known as the Euros, is the second biggest national football competition after the World Cup. The 2020 event took place in 2021 due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. It was a thrilling tournament that took place in stadiums across the UK, with the England men’s team coming agonisingly close to taking home the trophy, only narrowly being defeated by Italy on penalties.
Euro 2024 will take place from the 14th June to the 14th July in Germany and is certainly an event you won’t want to miss.