Destination Sport: 5 Sports to Watch Live in 2021

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The disruption to sport during the past few months has left millions of fans dreaming about the day they will be able to watch a live event once again.

Thankfully, the schedule throughout 2021 is packed with a plethora of top-class action taking place across the entire sporting spectrum.

Horse racing, soccer, and cricket are amongst the sports where fans will be able to watch some great live-action next year. Read on as we take a look at some of the best events to look out for.



The European Championships is the second biggest international tournament in soccer and is staged to determine which national team is the champion of the continent.

As reported by Football Blog and other sports news outlets, Euro 2020 has been pushed back a year and will take place in 12 cities across 12 different countries during June and July.

Wembley Stadium in London is scheduled to host the semi-finals and final, making this a superb choice for any fans thinking of booking a trip.

Belgium and France are amongst the favorites to lift the trophy, while Germany, Spain, and Italy are other teams who are expected to be in the mix.

Horse Racing

Horse Racing

Fans of horse racing are spoilt for choice during 2021, with the calendar packed with a host of exciting events throughout the year.

The Cheltenham Festival attracts huge crowds to Gloucestershire during spring, while Royal Ascot is well worth checking out in June.

If you’re planning to travel later in the year, the prestigious Breeders’ Cup meeting returns to Del Mar in San Diego during November for a two-day spectacular.

From the sun-soaked beaches of Del Mar to fabulous nights out in the Gaslamp Quarter, you are sure to enjoy the trip of a lifetime.



The 43rd edition of the Ryder Cup will take place at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin, from September 21-26, 2021.

The Ryder Cup, which began in 1927, features the finest tour professionals from the United States and Europe who battle over four days of competition.

The US team will be keen to be backed by their partisan supporters as they strive to win the trophy back from their European counterparts.

Europe romped to a 17½–10½ victory at Le Golf National during 2018, and they will fancy their chances of following up next autumn.



According to research published by TalkingSports, cricket is the second most popular sport in the world despite being played by just a few different nations.

The highlight of the schedule in 2021 is undoubtedly the T20 World Cup, where 16 teams will take part in a tournament that will run during October and November.

Hosts Australia could be tough to beat on home soil, while the likes of England and India are also expected to be strong contenders.

Embarking on a trip to Australia is on many people’s bucket lists and incorporating the T20 World Cup is the ideal way to fulfill that dream.



Boxing often generates some massive events, and 2021 could see one of the most eagerly anticipated fights in the history of the sport.

British heavyweights Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua have been on a collision course for some time now, and promoters are eager to stage the fight next year.

Las Vegas and London have been touted as potential venues for the fight, but don’t be surprised if Abu Dhabi emerges as a viable alternative over the coming months.

Wherever the fight is held it promises to be a classic, and it will be a live event that you simply cannot afford to miss during 2021.