2017 was a great year in sports with many big events taking place which included IPL, FIFA Under 17 World Cup, US Open, Wimbledon, Royal Rumble and many more sporting events.
The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in which 8 top teams participated which began from 1st June to 18th June was the second most searched trending sporting event of the year. It was a great tournament with Pakistan defeating India in the finals by a massive margin. People searched about India- Pakistan matches and also other matches.
Wimbledon 2017 Championship which started from 3rd July and finished on 16th July was the third most searched sporting event of the year. This was because of Roger Federer won his 8th singles title at Wimbledon history. It is the second grand slam event.
WWE Wrestlemania was the fourth most trending sporting event of the year. It took place on 2nd April 2017 Orlando, with many big matches including Brock Lesnar defeating Goldberg, Seth Rollins defeating Triple H, Roman Reigns defeating Undertaker and other big matches.
The Indian Premier League 10 was the most searched trending sporting event of the year. It was a great 10th edition which started on 5th April and went till the 21st May, the people searched about their favorite teams, scores, and players on Google. Mumbai Indians defeated Rising Pune Supergiants in the finals at Hyderabad.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 was the 5th most searched trending sporting event of the year. This year 4 new teams participated. The tournament had 138 matches and people loved to know more about their favorite stars, teams and how they are performing. Patna Pirates retained their championship beating Gujarat Fortunegiants.
The US Open 2017 was the 6th most searched sporting event of the year. It was the 137th edition of US Open. It started on 28th August and finished on 10th September. Rafal Nadel became men’s single championship while Sloane Stephens became women’s singles champion.
FIFA Under 17 World Cup which took place in India this year was 7th most trending sports event of the year. India participated in this prestigious tournament as hosts and scored their first goal in FIFA history. The tournament began from 6th October until 28th October was a success. England won the title beating Spain in the finals.
The first Pay Per view of the year Royal Rumble was 8th most trending sports event of the year. The event took place on 29th January 2017. Randy Orton won the Royal Rumble match, Kevin Owens defeated Roman Reigns. It was a great event for the start 2017.
ICC women’s World Cup 2017 which was held in England was the 9th most trending sporting event of the year. The people were glued to the TV with great performances from Indian women’s cricket who reached the finals. In the finals too, played on 23rd July, India gave a tough fight to England at Lords, losing by just 9 runs.
Indian Super League comes at number 10th in the most trending sporting event of the year. It is a long tournament starting on 17th November and finishing on 4th March 2018.
Top 10 trending sporting events of the year
- Indian Premier League 10
- ICC Champions Trophy 2017
- WWE Wrestlemania
- Pro Kabaddi League
- US Open 2017
- FIFA Under 17 World Cup
- Royal Rumble
- ICC Women’s World Cup
- Indian Super League