Top Sports Events to Look out for in 2020 – Part 2

  • Biggest sports event of the year will be the Summer Olympics
  • It will be held in Tokyo between 24 July - 9 August
  • Ryder Cup is in September, ICC T20 World Cup is in October
Bet on the 2020 Olympic Games
China is expected to win the most gold medals

The second part of the year will be full of top sports events in 2020. 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 2020, you can make an early bet for your favorites now.

Most athletes, fans and bookmakers will concentrate on the 32nd Summer Olympics in the summer. But there will be plenty of top sports events to choose from after the big event as well. Like the World Rowing Championship or the European Athletics in the summer, Ryder Cup in September or the European Women’s Handball Championship at the end of the year. And surely all fans will be watching their favorite driver, rider, tennis or golf player in the second half of the year as well. First, let’s check out the most anticipated events in the summer.

July – September

Two legendary events, Wimbledon and the Tour de France will reach its final stage in July. We can see if Novak Djokovic can retain his title. Online sportsbooks in the UK are giving him the smallest odds. But if you prefer cycling with the background of the beautiful French countryside, just switch to the Tour de France between 27 June – 19 July. And make a bet for the winner on bet365

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Can Djokovic win again in Wimbledon? Image source: Flickr

Top sports events 2020: Olympic Games

F1 drivers will compete in Silverstone on the 19th of July. While the UEFA European Under-19  Championship will be hosted in Northern Ireland this month as well. Then from the 24th of July, we can watch the best athletes competing during the 339 events in 33 different sports. The Summer Olympics will include some new sports like 3×2 basketball and freestyle BMX for the first time. Read more about them here.  You can already find some special bets for the Olympics on bet365, like China to win all five Badminton Gold Medals. Surely there will be many more options a bit closer to the games. 

Top sports events 2020: Athletics and golf

You won’t be without top sports events after the Olympics. The World Rowing Championship from Slovenia is between 16-23 August. The European Athletics Championship from Paris will be between 26-30 August. The last weekend of the month is the time for the Belgian Grand Prix in Formula 1.  Online gambling sites in the UK are favorizing five-time world champion, Lewis Hamilton to win the championship again. Tokyo Paralympics will be held between 25 August and 6 September. Also in September, the best European table tennis players will meet in Poland. And for golf enthusiasts, the Ryder Cup will be the most exciting event of the month. This year the American team will fight to take revenge on home soil. 

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Amazing view at the Ryder Cup[Cutkiller2018 [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons/caption]

October – December

The last quarter of the year is relatively quiet, with fewer major events. But don’t worry, as regular events, like Formula 1 or the WRC will still have some races. Cricket fans will surely watch out for the ICC T20 World Cup from Australia, where 16 top teams will fight for the trophy in a month-long competition. The hosts are the favorites on bet365 with the odds of 3.75, but India, England or South Africa can take the title as well. 

Top sports events 2020: Handball and winter sports

We can watch more football in November with the Women’s U-17 World Cup from India, and some races with lots of adrenaline in the biggest motorsport tournaments. In December Norway and Denmark will host together with the European Women’s Handball Championship from 3 to 20 December. The end of the year winter sports will take back the spotlight as usual, with the Cross Country World Cup and World Junior Ice Hockey Championship being held. 

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