Major World Sporting Events

For the sports fan, the major sporting events that only come around once or year or every few years are highly anticipated, and worth waiting for. There are major events held for each of the hundreds of major sports around the world. The top three world sporting events are apparently the Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup and the Rugby World Cup, though there are many more major sporting events. See our discussion about the world's most popular sporting events.

We have listed all of the major international sports events. Below are links to more information about some of the popular major events that are featured on this site.

Soccer World Cup

Olympic Games

Other Multi-Sport Events

Other World Major Events

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The largest sporting event in the world is the Olympic Games, but there are many other multi-sport games. In terms of single sport events, nothing beats the FIFA World Cup. To see what's coming up, check out the calendar of major sporting events.

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