This year will be full of top sports events. Olympic Games in Tokyo and European Football Championship besides the regular main events like tennis Grand Slams, Formula 1, Champions League football or Tour de France. With the odds are being available for most of these top sports events, you can make an early bet for your favorites now.
Introduction: Top sports events to look out for in 2020
It will be a special year, with everyone concentrating on the Olympic Games. The 32nd Summer Games will be held between the 24th of July and 9th of August in Tokyo, Japan. The other top sporting event of the year is the European Football Championship, which will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the first European football tournament. It will be a special cup with 12 hosting countries, with the final being in the home of football, Wembley Stadium. But you don’t have to wait for the summer for major sports events. Let’s see the most exciting ones in the calendar.
January – March
The first championship of the year is the PDC World Championship, with a champion on the first day of the year. You can find all the odds at Unibet for the PDC. The first few months are about winter sports with numerous skiing, skating, and ice hockey events to bet on. But in addition, there will be two special championships in January. The European Men’s Handball Championship organized by Austria, Norway, and Sweden. And the European Water Polo Championship from Budapest, Hungary which online sportsbooks in Hungary are very excited about. Read our prediction here.
Top sports events 2020: Tennis and Motorsports
Tennis lovers don’t have to wait for long for some thrilling games. This year’s Australian Open will be between 20 January – 2 February. Check our preview for the favorites. And if you can’t wait until March for the first Formula 1 race from the land of koalas, you can watch the new, greener version of Formula E in January from Chile. Or the first edition of the Dakar Rally from Saud Arabia.
Top sports events 2020: Winter Sports
For winter sports fans the Biathlon World Championship from Italy between the 12-23 February can bring some excitement. But fans of luge, bobsleigh and skeleton can also watch their favorites this month. While the Speed Skating World Championship will be 28 February -1 March in Norway. We have to mention one of the most-watched sports events in the world from February, the Super Bowl. Unibet is already offering different options to bet on it, with the smallest odds for Baltimore Ravens.
Top sports events 2020: Indoor Athletics
March is still about winter sports, with the Figure Skating, Curling and Women’s Ice Hockey World Championships. But if you’re tired of snow and cold, just turn into the World Athletics Indoor Championship. It will be held between 13-15 March in China. Or watch the WRC race from Mexico where hot weather is guaranteed. Or follow the F1 races from Australia and Bahrain, where Max Verstappen and the other drivers will try to beat finally Lewis Hamilton.
April – June
In April, you can learn some tricks from the best snooker players in the World Snooker Championship. It’s held in Sheffield between 18 April – 4 May. In May, one of the three Grand Tours, Giro d’Italia is departing from a new location, Budapest. Probably the most famous Formula 1 race with its iconic background will be hosted in Monaco on the 24th of May. Williams and Nadal will take part in the Roland Garros at the end of the month. While Mcllroy and Woods will entertain us in the PGA Championship.
Top sports events 2020: Football
On the 30th of May, football fans will be watching the Champions League final from Istanbul, in big excitement, especially after placing a bet on it on Unibet. Then comes one of the top sports events of the year, the European Football Championship from 12 different hosting countries. Online gambling sites in Hungary are hoping their local team can qualify. But you can already place a bet on the final winner now. The South American version of the Euros, Copa America will take place at the same time, so football will be on every TV channel for sure this month.
If you’re not a football fan, Wimbledon and the Tour de France can be the solution. And of course, Formula 1, the World Rally Championship and Formula E will continue with races as well if you want a break from football.