GeoSpotlight: Featured Events
In its prime at over 400 years old, Rio de Janeiro is the host city of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Brazil’s current intellectual and cultural hub is working to deliver the greatest sports festival in the world in 27 days of competition. More than 10,500 athletes of about 205 nations around the world are expected to come to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, besides thousands of media professionals, sport fans and tourists from all over the globe. View Website »
GeoSpotlight: Global Events
Announced in April of 1982 by leading thoroughbred owner and breeder John R. Gaines, the Breeders’ Cup has served as a positive step toward not only promoting racing, but uniting the industry itself. Breeders’ Cup Limited enjoyed immediate and widespread support from the industry through annual nomination payments for stallions and one-time nomination payments for those stallions’ offspring.
Since the inaugural running at Hollywood Park 26 years ago, the Breeders’ Cup has established itself as the season-ending championship of thoroughbred racing. It is now firmly entrenched in American racing lore with a history and tradition all its own. View Website »
From 17 June to 2 July 2017, four host cities in Russia will get a taste of what is to come as the six confederation champions, along with reigning world champions Germany and host nation Russia, come together for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 - the tantalising precursor to the main event, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. View Website »