Fan of American sports? Here’s a list of the sporting events happening in 2015.
No one in the world can put on a show like the Americans and these quintessential all-American sports events are proof of that. If you ever had the hankering to cheer on the greatest sportsmen and athletes in the realm of sports, then do consider these fun and festive blockbuster events in 2015.
The Super Bowl
Where University of Phoenix Stadium, Phoenix, Arizona
When 1 February 2015
The Event For nearly 50 years, the Super Bowl has remained the cornerstone of American sports. 2015’s event promises to be the same with Super Bowl XLIX, as it emanates from Phoenix in what is sure to be one of the biggest and brightest sports spectacles in the world. Watching the best two teams in the NFL go at it aside though, the Super Bowl also boasts the highly-anticipated half-time show, which has some of the best artistes performing during the event.
NBA All-Star Game
Where Madison Square Garden, New York
When 15 February 2015
The Event Nowhere else will you get the chance to see the world’s best basketball players on court at the same time. That’s what the NBA All-Star Game delivers every year for fans. In addition to the main game, the event also boasts a Slam Dunk Challenge, Three Point Shoot-Out and A Skills Challenge, held a day before, where the NBA pros showcase to the world why they are the best at what they do.
Where Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California
When 29 March 2015
The Event Despite it being staged, there is no denying that WrestleMania is the true definition of the term 'sports entertainment'. For over 30 years, the very best pro-wrestlers have headlined this major event including the likes of Hulk Hogan and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. 2015’s event promises to be the same with an impressive line-up of matches, side shows, fan access roadshows and the WWE Hall of Fame event, all of which are held throughout the WrestleMania weekend at the end of March.
Where Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky
When 2 May 2015
The Event The Kentucky Derby is renowned for being the most exciting two minutes in sports. But the main race aside, the world famous race is not only the greatest horse-racing event in the world but also an elaborate two-day high society event with multiple functions, dinners, luncheon and parties being held throughout the duration of the event. And once the festivities are all over and the excitement moves over to the business side of the track, there’s also the option for spectators to place a wager on their pick to win the race.
Where Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indiana
When 24 May 2015
The Event The Indy 500 has been around for nearly a century and it’s constantly been a mainstay event during the Memorial Day weekend in the U.S. Despite taking place on an oval track, where all race cars essentially turn left, the Indy 500 is not without its appeal. The event regularly attracts the world’s best drivers all of whom negotiate the famed oval track at speeds of over 350 kilometres an hour. And if watching cars zoom past at that speed doesn’t grab you, we don’t know what else will.