GeoSpotlight: Featured Events


The Dakar Rally

An international event, which gathers together men and women of more than 50 different nationalities, the Dakar draws on a thirst for interaction and the open-mindedness of its competitors, who all crave to explore the deserts of the world and to push themselves to the limit. Whether they are motorcyclists, car drivers, truckers, or quad riders, they all share this ambition, a feeling that brings them together.

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GeoSpotlight: Global Events

Australian Open 2017

The 2017 Australian Open is a tennis tournament that will take place at Melbourne Park on January 16-29, 2017. It is the 105th edition of the Australian Open, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The tournament consisted of events for professional players in singles, doubles and mixed doubles play. Junior and wheelchair players competed in singles and doubles tournaments. View Website »




2017 Winter X Games Aspen

The X Games is an annual sports event, controlled and arranged by American sports broadcaster ESPN, which focuses on extreme sports. The inaugural X Games were held in the summer of 1995 in Newport, Rhode Island. Participants compete to win bronze, silver, and gold medals, as well as prize money. View Website »


Super Bowl 51

Super Bowl 51 will take place at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The game is scheduled for February 5, 2017 and will be the third time the Super Bowl is held in Houston, after VIII in 1974 and XXXVIII in 2004. It will be televised nationally in the United States by Fox. View Website »


World Baseball Classic 2017

The 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC) is an upcoming international professional baseball competition. This will be the fourth iteration of the WBC. The tournament will held on March 9th – 22nd, 2017. View Website »


2017 Kentucky Derby & Oaks

The Kentucky Derby is annually hosted at the infamous racetrack, Churchill Downs. Located in Louisville, Kentucky, the horseracing event known as “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” will take place on May 6, 2017. The attendance at the Kentucky Derby ranks first in North America and usually surpasses the attendance of all other stakes races. View Website »


The 2017 French Open

From May 22nd – June 11th, 2017, France will host its annual tennis tournament in Paris. The event often referred to as Roland Garros is widely considered to be the most physically demanding tennis tournament in the world. View Website »


2017 America's Cup

Affectionately known as the "Auld Mug," the America’s Cup will have its 35th edition on June 17th-27th, 2017 in Hamilton, Bermuda. It will be contested between the Challenger who will be the winner of the 2017 Louis Vuitton Cup and the Defender, Oracle Team USA, the winner of the 2013 America's Cup. View Website »


The Emirates FA Cup 2017

The Emirates FA Cup Final will take place in London, England at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Saturday, May 27, 2017 (kick-off TBA). It is the fourth best attended domestic club championship event in the world and the second most attended domestic football event. View Website »


2017 U.S. Open

The 2017 United States Open Championship will be the 117th U.S. Open, scheduled to be played June 12–18 at Erin Hills in Erin, Wisconsin, northwest of Milwaukee. The U.S. Open is staged at a variety of courses, set up in such a way that scoring is very difficult with a premium placed on accurate driving.  View Website »


Tour de France 2017

The 2017 Tour de France will be the 104th edition of the Tour de France, one of cycling's Grand Tours. The race will begin with an individual time trial in Düsseldorf on July 1st, and will conclude with the Champs-Élysées stage in Paris on July 23, 2017. A total of 198 riders from 22 teams will enter the race. View Website »


Wimbledon 2017

Commonly known as “Wimbledon,” London, England will host the oldest tennis tournament in the world. Of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, Wimbledon is widely considered to be the most prestigious. It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London since 1877. View Website »


Women's Rugby World Cup 2017

The 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup will be the eighth edition of the Women's Rugby World Cup and will be held in Ireland in August 2017. The matches will be held in Dublin and Belfast. The event will take place 3 years after the last Women's Rugby World Cup due to conflicting events. View Website »


World Cup Soccer- Russia 2018

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 »