All The Wonders of the Sporting World (Events)

We have created a list of the Top-7 World Wonders of Sporting Events. The FINA World Cup and the Olympic Games were a shoe-in, but the others on the list more difficult to decide. People around the world have very different sporting interests.



Here is a long list of suggestions (in alphabetical order) for events that were considered for the top 7 Wonders of the Sporting World (Events). Did we miss anything? Let me know in the comments section.

Wonder Event location notes
24 hours of Le Mans    
AFL Grand Final Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Australian Rules Football championship game
America's Cup    
Army vs. Navy Football Game USA American Football
Ashes Series England or Australia cricket match series
Baseball World Series various (USA) MLB baseball finals series
Bledisloe Cup Australia or New Zealand Rugby Union match series between All Blacks v Australia.
Boston Marathon Boston, USA  
Boxing Day Cricket Match Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia premier Australian cricket match held annually
Champions League Final   Association Football
Commonwealth Games various Multi-event between commonwealth countries held every 4 years
Cricket World Cup various One day cricket tournament held every four years
Dakar Rally
various motorsports cross-country rally
Davis Cup various country championship for men's tennis
Daytona 500 Orlando, USA auto racing
FA Cup Final Wembley Stadium (new), Wembley Park, London, UK The new stadium was completed in 1997, costing 798 million pounds.
FIFA World Cup various held every 4 years
Four Hills Ski Jump Tournament    
French Open Rolland Garros, Paris, France tennis grand slam event
Grand National   horse racing
Heavyweight Title Fight various boxing
Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, USA One the largest sporting venue in the world
Kentucky Derby Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, USA horse racing
Masters Golf Tournament Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia, USA golf
Melbourne Cup Flemington Racecourse horse racing
Monaco F1 Grand Prix Monaco F1 circuit, Monaco auto racing
MotoGP World Championship    
NBA Final series USA basketball
NBA's New York Knicks game Madison Square Garden (MSG), New York City, New York, USA basketball
New York City Marathon New York athletics
Olympic Games various held every 4 years
Oxford-Cambridge Regatta    
Rugby Union World Cup various Rugby Union championship held every 4 years
Ryder Cup   golf
Six Nations Rugby Championship     
Super Bowl various (USA) American Football
Tour de France France cycling
UEFA Champions League final  Europe An annual Association football competition between club teams in Europe
Wimbledon England tennis grand slam event
Winter Olympics various winter sports
Yankees Game (baseball) Yankee Stadium, New York City, New York, USA especially a Red Sox vs. Yankees game


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Lists Extra

Football/Soccer is clearly the world's most popular sport, and has the most popular athletes, but which sport has the fittest players (but not necessarily the greatest athlete). These players do not always earn the most. The best of the best have made it to our 7 Sporting Wonders Lists.

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