Major sporting events of 2013


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Major sporting events of 2013

  2. 2. Whether you want to book a trip to take it allin live, or schedule some time in yourfavourite chair and watch from home, thereare some exciting sporting events takingplace in 2013 that any true sports loverwon’t want to miss.Here’s a breakdown so you won’t miss anyof the action….
  3. 3. SUPER BOWL XLVIIThe 47th edition of the Super Bowl game is being heldin New Orleans at the Mercedes Benz Superdome, onSunday February 3, 2013.This is the first time that New Orleans has hosted thebig game since 2002, and the first time since HurricaneKatrina destroyed parts of the stadium. The stadiumhas undergone an $85 million renovation, and the cityis poised for a week of fun and excitement.
  4. 4. CHAMPIONSLEAGUE SOCCERFINALSFrom May 24th to 26th, soccer fans will be able to sinktheir teeth into some serious, world-class action withthe Champions League Finals.In 2013, the finals are being held at Wembley Stadiumin London. It is the second time in three years that theFinals are being held at Wembley, and more than 300million viewers from around the world are expected totake in the event.
  5. 5. WIMBLEDONAs always, the classic Wimbledon tennistournament will be held on the grass courts of theAll England Lawn and Tennis Club in London in2013.The 2013 version of the tournament runs fromJune 24th to July 7th, and is sure to include someof the most exciting matches of the year.
  6. 6. FRENCH OPENThe French Open will be held on the red claycourts of Roland Garros in Paris in 2013, asalways. The tournament runs from May 26th toJune 9th, and would make a great road trip toexperience France in the spring, along with world-class tennis.
  7. 7. THE MASTERSThe Masters is a golf tournament held in Augusta,Georgia each year at the Augusta National GolfClub. Along with the prize money, the winner ofthe tournament gets the coveted ‘green jacket’.In 2013, the Masters runs from April 8th to the15th.
  8. 8. THE BRITISH OPENThe British Open was first held in 1860 at thePrestwick Golf Club in Scotland, and is the oldest‘Major’ tournament. The venue for the BritishOpen changes each year, and in 2013, it is beingheld at the Muirfield Golf Club in Edinburgh,Scotland.The 2013 British Open runs from July 18th to the22nd.
  9. 9. BASEBALL ALL-STAR GAMEThe All-Star game is always an exciting event, andin 2013, the location of Citi Field in New York Citywill make it even more exciting.The game is being held on July 16th, and is the84th edition, including features such as theFutures Game and the famous Homerun Derby.
  10. 10. KENTUCKY DERBYThe first jewel of the Triple Crown and mostfamous horse race of them all is being held atChurchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky onSaturday, May 4th in 2013.
  11. 11. ITALIAN GRANDPRIXAlso known as the Gran Premio d’Italia, the ItalianGrand Prix is a Formula One auto race that’s heldat the Monza Circuit near Milan. In 2013, thefestivities run from September 6th to the 9th.
  12. 12. MONACO GRANDPRIXThe Monaco Grand Prix is held in Monte Carloeach year, and in 2013 the event runs from may24th to the 27th. Bring a camera if you make a tripof it, because celebrities are often a common sight.
  13. 13. WORLD TRACK &FIELDCHAMPIONSHIPSIn 2013, the 14th edition of the World Track & FieldChampionships truly are being held in Moscow. Theevent runs from August 10th to the 18th, and includes:•Sprinting•Hurdles•High jump•Long distance running•Shot put•Javelin
  14. 14. REFERENCEShttp://www.roadtrips.comRoadtrips.com and Field News