Top-7 Sports Events Of the World in terms of Viewership

Sports Events are one of the most celebrated events in the World Of Entertainment. Every Sporting Events has its own fanbase and as per that the viewership. Well today we bring something very interesting for you. We have collected some unique information of all the Major Sports League across the Globe. Henceforth, we bring the best in world in terms of viewership.

The Top-7 Sports Events In Terms Of Viewership

7)- Rugby World Cup 

Rugby World Cup is organized every four years between the top International teams. The winner of the tournament it is awarded with the Webb Ellis Cup named after William Webb Ellis who was the The Legend of the game. He invented the game by picking up the ball during a football match.

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Rugby World Cup

The first world cup was played in 1987 hosted by New Zealand and Australia. Only four nations have clinched the title – New Zealand ,South Africa , Australia and England.  2019 rugby World Cup was hosted by Japan and the next world cup will be hosted by France.

Rugby World Cup is the seventh highest watched sports events in the world. It has the total viewership of 750 Millions. Although rugby is not famous in Asia but it is highly popular in Europe ,South America ,North America and Australia.

6)- Asian Games

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Southeast Asian Games – Closing Ceremony – New Clark Athletic Stadium, Capas, Philippines – December 11, 2019 General view of the Singapore and Thailand flag bearers during the closing ceremony REUTERS/Jeremy Lee – RC20TD98K174

Asian Games is the 6th most viewed sports events in the world. The reason for its high viewership lies in its large population.  Asia is the continent with highest population.  Asian Games has the total viewership of around 1 Billion. Asian Games includes most of the games which are watched all across continent.  People love to watch the level of competitiveness of the event.

Asian Games is a multi sports event which is also held after every four years in the Asian continent. The first Asian games were held in New Delhi India in 1978. The 2018 Asian games were held in Jakarta Indonesia.

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5)- Winter Olympics 

Winter Olympic games are the major International sports events which is held after 4 years for the sports which are played on snow and ice. The first winter Olympic games were held in 1924 in France. The winter Olympic games are held in the same year when Summer Olympic Games are held.

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Winter Olympics

Winter Olympic games are not as famous as the Summer Olympic Games but it has some specific set of games which are highly attractive. Winter Olympic games is the the fifth most watched sports events in the world with the viewership of approximately 2 billion. Winter Olympic games are not followed in the continents like Asia ,South America  and Australia but it is highly popular in Europe to its climatic conditions.

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4)- Cricket World Cup

Cricket World Cup is international tournament which is played in the one-day format of the game. It is organized by international Cricket Council after every four years.

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Cricket World Cup

Cricket World Cup is one of the world’s most viewed sports events. The first world cup was played in England in 1975. The 2019 edition of the world cup was hosted by England and England were the champions. The next tournament who is going to held in 2023 will be hosted by India.

Cricket World Cup has the viewership of around 2.2 Billions. Cricket is very popular in the South Asian countries and as well as in Europe and Australia.  Cricket has been promoted all across the globe. Many new teams are coming and showing their skills against the top quality International sides.

3)- Tour de France 

Tour de France is a bicycle race event held in France every year. Tour de France consists of 21 stages which last over the course of 23 days. Firstly, it was organized in 1903 to increase the sales of for the newspaper.

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Tour de France

It is broadcasted in around 190 countries. It has viewership of approximately 2.6 Billions. It has minute by minute drama and it is the most challenging athletic event , which is the reason for its high viewership.

2)- FIFA World Cup

FIFA world cup has the total viewership of around 3 Billions. Football is the most followed sport in the world. FIFA world cup is the second most viewed sports events in the world.

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FIFA World Cup

It is organized after four years by FIFA. The 2018 edition of the FIFA world cup was hosted by Russia and France was crowned as champions . The next edition of the FIFA world cup will be hosted by Qatar.

1)- Summer Olympic Games 

The Summer Olympic Games is the most viewed sports events in the world. It has the total viewership of 3.5 Billions. The Olympic Games are held after every four years.

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Summer Olympic Games

The first Olympic games were held in Athens in1896 . It is organized by International Olympic Committee.  The 2020 Olympic Games were held in Tokyo . The next Olympic games will hosted by Paris, France in 2024.

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