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World Cup Report Abuse
It is also called FIFA World cup, as it it an international football/ soccer championship. 32 national teams fight for the title every four years. The first World Cup was in 1930. Brazil has won most until now, they have 5 World Cups.
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As of 2024, England won it in 1966 and then semi finalists twice (1990 and 2018). Argentina are the reigning world champions who won it in 2022 in a great final.
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England last won it in 1966. Semi finalists twice in 1990 and 2018.
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England won it in 1966. Best performance since then, semi finalists 1990 World Cup. Lost to Italy in a 3rd/4th place play off final.
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Super Bowl Report Abuse
It is the American Football championship. It is one of the most watched sport events in the world. More than that, the Americans have adopted the day it is held as a national holiday.
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English Premier League Report Abuse
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NCAA Tournament Report Abuse
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Winter Olympics Report Abuse
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UEFA Champion's League Report Abuse
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Olympics Report Abuse
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Wimbledon Report Abuse
It is the oldest and the most famous tennis tournament. The tournament took place for the first time in London’s suburb, Wimbledon, in 1877.
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Euro Report Abuse
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Also known as the European Football Championships. England last hosted the last tournament in 1996. Lost to eventual winners Germany in a nail biting and tense penalty shoot out after a 1-1 draw after 120 minutes.
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Stanley Cup Report Abuse
In1892, the first hockey championship was held. It started as a competition for amateurs, but it tuned into a professional one in 1926. Now, it is the most important event for hockey players.
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Roland-Garros Report Abuse
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Also know as the French Open, one of the major tennis tournaments of the season.
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Tour de France Report Abuse
It is the most important and famous cycling event. It is held annually in France and the countries next to France. Cyclists from all over the world come here to compete for three weeks, riding about 3600 kilometers.
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Copa America Report Abuse
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South America's version of the African Nations Cup or the European Championships. The two standout teams in world football are Brazil and Argentina. Uruguay, the very first winners of the World Cup can be a useful team.
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Daytona 500 Report Abuse
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The Masters Report Abuse
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This I think is a golf tournament held in America where the winner receives a green jacket. There is a snooker tournament called the Masters which is now held at London's Alexandra Palace annually in January.
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World Series Report Abuse
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World Snooker Championship Report Abuse
Held annually from mid-late April to early May at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre. As of May 2023, Luca Brecel is the current world champion. Other past winners include Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry, Mark Williams, John Higgins, Mark Selby and Ronnie O'Sullivan.
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The 2020 Championship took place during July/August instead of April/May due to tthe pandemic. Ronnie O'Sullivan beat future world champion Kyren Wilson in the final and won it for the sixth time. He added a seventh two years later.
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Grand National Report Abuse
This is a National Hunt racing event held annually at Aintree, England near the city of Liverpool in April. Red Rum is perhaps the most famous horse winning the race three times during the 1970s. It is one of sport's great spectacle. On the whole, it is a three day meeting and apart from the Grand National, there are other key races such as the Melling Chase and the Aintree Hurdle. Many Cheltenham Festival winners have won at Aintree over the years from Desert Orchid to Big Bucks.
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Royal Ascot Report Abuse
This is one of the major flat racing fixtures annually, held at Ascot racecourse in Berkshire in June. The Ascot Gold Cup is one of many high quality races over five days.
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Stars of Royal Ascot include Yeats, Frankel and Estimate.
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Derby Festival Report Abuse
Held annually in early June at Epsom racecourse in Surrey. It is a two day flat racing fixture featuring of course the 'Epsom Derby'. Standout names include Nijinsky, Mill Reef, Galileo and Sea The Stars. The 'Oaks' is the fillies equivalent of the Derby. The 'Coronation Cup' is also a useful race.
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Champions Day Report Abuse
Held annually at Ascot Racecourse in October. This new one day flat racing event introduced in 2011 having been transferred from Newmarket. It brings together the very best fillies & mares, sprinters, flat stayers, milers and ten furlong horses. The Champion Stakes and the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes are two of the most valuable races in Europe.
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Cheltenham Festival Report Abuse
This is a four day National Hunt racing fixture held annually in March. Before 2005, it was a three day fixture. The Champion Hurdle and the Gold Cup are the principal races. Past legends include Golden Miller, Arkle and Dawn Run as well as recent heroes like Moscow Flyer, Istabraq, Best, Mate, Big Bucks, Quevega and Kauto Star.
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World Athletics Championships Report Abuse
Inaugurated 1983 in Helsinki, Finland. It also hosted the 2005 championships as well. London will host these championships in August 2017 on the back of a hugely successful 2012 Olympics.
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Commonwealth Games Report Abuse
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Can't wait to watch the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014. Last time it was held in the United Kingdom was Manchester in 2002.
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