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There are a variety of sports happening right now all around the world. Many people enjoy watching and participating in sports as a way to stay active and have fun. Some popular sports that are happening right now include basketball, football, baseball, soccer, and more.
The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are currently underway. The games began on February 9 and will run until February 25. With over 2,900 athletes from 92 countries competing in 15 different sports, there is sure to be something for everyone to watch. Some of the most popular sports at the Winter Olympics are free style skiing, ice hockey, and figure skating. Be sure to tune in and catch all the action!
The Paralympics are an international multi-sport event where athletes with a disability compete. This includes athletes with physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and sensory disabilities. The Paralympics are held every four years, following the Olympic Games, and are run by the International Paralympic Committee.
FIFA World Cup
The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament contested by the men’s national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018, after the country was awarded the hosting rights on 2 December 2010. This will be the first World Cup held in Eastern Europe, and the eleventh time that it has been held in Europe. At an estimated cost of over $14.2 billion, it will be the most expensive World Cup to date.
UEFA European Championship
The UEFA European Championship, commonly known as the Euros, is a biennial football tournament contested by the men’s national teams of the member countries of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world. It is composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada) and is one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. NBA players are the world’s best compensated athletes by average annual salary per player.
National Hockey League (NHL)
The National Hockey League (NHL; French: Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and seven in Canada. The NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. The Stanley Cup, the oldest professional sports trophy in North America,  is awarded annually to the league playoff champion at the end of each season.
The MLB playoffs are currently underway. The American League Championship Series is between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees, and the National League Championship Series is between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Milwaukee Brewers.
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are playing in the Wimbledon Men’s Singles Final. The match is currently underway and is being played at the All England Club in London, England.
Golf is a sport that many people enjoy because it can be challenging and relaxing at the same time. It can be played outdoors in beautiful scenery, or indoors in a climate-controlled environment. Golf is a sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities.