Sports have existed for more than 3,000 years. In the beginning, they involved preparing for hunting or war. Ancient games comprised the use of rocks, stakes, and spears. The first Olympic Games were held in 776 BC. Technology has transformed modern sports. Some events attract more than 80,000 spectators. Most countries suspended sports early this year, due to the Coronavirus outbreak. But, some ministries have lifted the suspension. In this article, we discuss six upcoming major sporting events.
Churchill Downs will hold the 2020 Kentucky Derby at Louisville between September 3 and September 6, 2020. It postponed the horse race due to the Coronavirus. Kentucky Derby is an extravagant horse race that attracts over 100,000 fans from different states and countries. Some people attend it because of intricate fashions and amazing start sightings. You can buy an affordable package that includes arrival reception, race day transfers, Kentucky derby tickets, and a room in a top Louisville hotel.
The City of San Francisco and the PGA of America will organize the 2020 PGA Championship between August 3 and August 9, 2020. It will be the first time for the west coast to host the championship in more than two decades. The championship will take place at the TPC Harding Park, San Francisco.
The MLB All-Star is one of the most anticipated sporting events during summer. California will host the 2020 MLB All-Star. Reports show that the Dodger Stadium will be renovated to host particular games. There will be several MLB All-Star festivities including FanFest.it takes place from Friday to Tuesday. The Futures Game is played on Sunday. Workout Day is held on Monday and it features the Home Run Derby.
Winged Foot Golf Club will host this year’s US Open Golf from September 17 to September 21. USGA rescheduled the championship due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Talented PGA golfers from all over the world will compete in the tournament. Winged Foot Golf Club has hosted five US Open Golfs in the past.
Marina Bay Street Circuit will host the 2020 Singapore Grand Prix between September 17 and September 21. The Federation Internationale de I’Automobile (FIA) added the race to the Formula One calendar in 2008. Unlike other races, Singapore Grand Prix takes place at night thus offering a unique atmosphere.it offers drivers few opportunities to overtake.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host 200 Indianapolis 500 from August 21 to August 24. It is a major event in the IndyCar Series. This year’s race will comprise more than 200 laps. At times, it attracts up to 400,000 spectators. Indianapolis 500 was first organized in 1911 and it forms the Triple Crown of Motorsport.
Global crises often disrupt the annual sports calendars. The COVID-19 outbreak led to the postponement of the 2020 Paralympics and Summer Olympics. Many sports enthusiasts are anticipating the 2020 Kentucky Derby, 2020 MLB All-Star, 2020 PGA Championship, 2020 US Open Golf, 2020 Singapore Grand Prix, and the 2020 Indianapolis 500. Some of these sporting events might have low attendance due to the current health crisis.