Top 10 Most Watching Worldwide Sports of 2013
Given that sports is an integral part human identity there is always a constant need to compete. This stems back from the earlier days when rivalries would be settled with violent confrontations. Although this is still the order of the day, it has now been replaced by sports. Here is list of the Top 10 Most Watching Worldwide Sports of 2013
First played in 1967, this sporting activity is an extremely important event across the globe. It is not only the biggest event in the sporting calendar, but it’s also the most followed sporting league. This event was famous for both its sporting activity and its entertainment value. In 2013, which almost marked the climax it was held in Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
This unique sporting activity has been held at London’s prestigious All England Club in Wimbledon since 1877. It is not only the most prestigious but it’s also the oldest. It is where both men and women compete each year in both singles and doubles. It is often enjoyed by most tennis fans worldwide.
3- Champion’s league
This is an annual continental football league championship. It consists of the highest ranking teams from each of the continents. This competition is similar to the world cup and it comprises of both knockout and group stages. At the final stage, a group of 15 teams competes for a cup. It often runs steadily throughout the football season and is usually enjoyed with football fanatics across the world.
4- NBA Finals
This is also called NBA championship series and is arguably one of the most watched sporting events in the US and all over the world. Each year, it increases in its rankings and ratings. In the finals, the winner is determined through a 2-3-2 format with the winner taking away Larry O’ Brien Championship trophy.
5- Monaco Grand Prix
Since 1929, this sporting event has been held annually. In fact, it is considered by most auto racing enthusiasts as the premier event of the racing season. It is believed that it has an average of 2.5 million viewers annually. The only year where the rains affected its viewership was 2012. Otherwise, around the globe, it’s a major event.
Even those who do not know anything about golf sometimes tune in to watch the US Open. With a viewership estimated to be thousands across the globe golf, fans just love this event.
7- Cricket world cup
Almost similar to rugby, cricket is nonetheless one of the most popular sports on the earth with an estimated viewership of around 2 million people. It’s one the games where it’s normal for a match to last a day. Among the teams that participate yearly area India, Pakistan, Bangladesh among others.
8- Nascar on Fox
This is also the most watched and the most rated sporting activity of 2013. In fact, it still continues to be rated well among the male viewers. If the past is anything to go by, this activity is poised for a tremendous future. Since it airs from Monday through Friday it usually keeps the fans updated throughout the week.
9- NFL Games
In an Olympic off-year, this sporting event often dominates the list of the most watched sporting events. It is estimated that in 2013 it had over 31 million viewers across the world.
Since its conception in the early 19th century, this sport has grown to the level it now enjoys across the world. It is very popular in South Africa, France, Singapore, UK, and Ireland among many other countries. It also saw teams competing for the famous Web Ellis Trophy.