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Seven Wonders of the Sporting World (Events)

We have discussed the Wonders of the Sporting World, which are all about stadiums and venues, although the experience of being there to watch sport in these stadiums is what makes it special. Hence the need for a Top-7 Wonders of the Sporting World - Sporting Events List.

I created a more comprehensive list before whittling it down to our top 7 wonders. Do you agree with my selections? Let me know in the comments below. Following feedback from this list, we have also made a list of female sporting event wonders.

Our Final List of the 7 Wonders of the Sporting World (Events)

In no particular order, here they are ...

FIFA World Cup

the FIFA world cupthe FIFA world cup is high on many people's list

The FIFA World Cup is the major sporting tournament for the world's most popular sport, held every four years. The soccer World Cup is the most viewed event in the world.

Summer Olympic Games

Usain BoltSee the likes of Usain Bolt

The Summer Olympic Games is the highly anticipated multi-sport event held every four years.

Tour de France

Tour de Francethe crowds are a big part of the Tour de France

The Tour de France is the most demanding and prestigious cycling event in the world. It lasts for three weeks in July, held in 21 stages throughout the French countryside. It was first held in 1903, and since then it has only been interrupted due to the two World Wars.

NFL Super Bowl

NFL Super Bowl the hardest ticket to get, NFL Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL), held annually in February. It is one of the most watched annual sporting events.


Wimbledon final matchWimbledon final match on centre court

Wimbledon at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club is one of the four tennis tournaments that make up the grand slam. Wimbledon is considered to be the most prestigious, largely because of its setting and surrounding pomp. It's the only major tournament played on a natural turf surface.

Monaco Grand Prix

Monaco grand prixwaiting for the cars in Monaco

The Monaco Grand Prix is the most popular of the international Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit. It is considered one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the world, and one of the most spectacular as the race winds around a narrow course laid out in the streets of Monte Carlo.

Baseball World Series

World Series was played in Arlingtonthe 2010 World Series was played in Arlington

The World Series is the annual championship series of the US Major League Baseball (MLB), the winner determined after a best-of-seven playoff. It is is more than a sporting event; it's a fixture on the American cultural landscape. To get to the baseball's world series, each of the 32 teams in the major leagues must endure a 162-game season, followed by three playoff rounds.

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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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