Top global events for 2016

Now that the internet has meant that it’s easier than ever to catch up with some great sporting and entertainment events no matter where you are in the world, it seems like a good time to take a look ahead to the rest of 2016 to see what we can look forward to.


So from tours and albums from top music stars, to sporting events that attract millions of fans and online betting sites, here’s a rundown of some massive attractions in 2016.

Entertainment offerings

One music star truly dominated 2015 and that was Adele. And fans finally get chance to see her in the flesh as she is set to embark on a world tour that has already sold out in mere minutes. However, there are many other music stars who are set to try and seize Adele’s musical crown as both Kanye West and Beyonce have albums in the pipeline that could dominate the charts in 2016.

In the world of TV, the Walking Dead looks to provide another dose of zombies and gore when the series returns in February. Whereas movie fans can look forward to an epic showdown between two comic book titans when Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice hits cinema screens in March.

Sporting highlights

Once the Super Bowl is out of the way, many European sports fans will undoubtedly be looking forward to June 10 when the Euro 16 soccer competition kicks off in France. This sees a month-long competition of footballing excellence, with sites such as Betway proving themselves to be top of the best online betting sites list thanks to their comprehensive coverage of all of the major sporting events in 2016.

But it looks to be a bumper sporting summer as the Olympic Games arrives in Brazil on August 5. There have already been 220,000 tickets sold for this massive athletics event, and all eyes will be on the 100m mens sprint event as it could prove to be Usain Bolt’s most iconic moment yet.

Major global events

November 8 sees the arrival of the long-awaited US presidential election. Although the run-up has rarely been away from our TV screens, the contenders are all expected to get a lot more vocal and controversial as the main event approaches. And many will be watching Donald Trump to see if he could provide the biggest upset to hit American politics in decades.

So from athletics and football events that cause consternation to fans and betting sites alike, to musicians who can unite the world under one song, it looks like 2016 is truly going to be a year to remember.

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