7 Sporting Events in Singapore to Get Your Adrenaline Pumping

Crank up the excitement on your next trip to Singapore by experiencing some of the world-class sporting events that are held in the Lion City!

From F1 thrills to enticing rugby matches, there's an event for every sports fan. Did we mention you can even participate in some of the adrenaline-pumping sports? Imagine the roaring crowds, world-class spectacles, and the contagious buzz of a passionate atmosphere!!

So, read on to learn more about these thrilling sporting events in Singapore that'll leave you wanting more!

Also read: Why Singapore is One of the Best Entertainment Destinations in the World You Can Visit

The ultimate sporting events in Singapore for enthusiastic spectators

1. JSSL Singapore Professional Academy 7s 2024

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When: 28 to 31 Mar 2024

Where: The Finals @ The Arena, 48 Woodleigh Park

Regarded as Asia's largest youth football tournament, JSSL Singapore Professional Academy 7s 2024 will return to The Arena, Woodleigh Park, with more thrilling matches from 28 to 31 Mar 2024! Witness the next generation of football greats from over 400 professional academy teams across 17 countries as they stake their claim on the top prize in thrilling 7-a-side matches, promising a fast-paced, action-packed experience.

After a gruelling three days of competition, 16 teams will be crowned champions of the JSSL Pro Academy 7s in front of the thousands expected at the wonderful ARENA STADIUM on Sunday, 31st March 2024. Be there to catch all the excitement!

2. HSBC SVNS Singapore

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When: 3 to 5 May 2024

Where: Singapore National Stadium

Rugby fans, you’ll love this event! The electrifying HSBC SVNS at the Singapore National Stadium is one of the most highly-anticipated sports events of the year. Happening from 3 to 5 May 2024, this annual rugby tournament is a celebration of some of the best rugby teams in the world as they duke it out to come out tops.

Expect three days of intense matchups paired with lively activities, delectable foods, and non-stop entertainment to accompany you at this exciting event. Whether you enjoy catching world-class athletes competing on the pitch or just love a good day out, the HSBC SVNS is sure to keep you on the edge of your seats!

Fun fact: Singapore is the only Southeast Asian country to play host to this annual rugby tournament.

3. Grand Prix Season Singapore

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When: Sep 2024

Where: Kampong Gelam, Orchard, Sentosa, Clarke Quay

Nothing beats the blend of high-octane racing and dazzling party scenes of the Grand Prix Season Singapore (GPSS)! Happening in Sep 2024, travellers looking for a unique weekend adrenaline rush can witness the Singapore Grand Prix where the world's best drivers compete under the Marina Bay Street Circuit floodlights. Grand Prix Season Singapore is more than just a race, as visitors can enjoy tons of exciting activities across four unique precincts in the Lion City.

We’re talking live music performances and other off-track celebrations, including glamorous precinct parties and food bazaars. For those looking to get into the mood of racing, you can explore the race-themed retail and lifestyle popups or try out exciting racing simulators and get behind the wheel (virtually) yourself. It’s easily one of the must-see sporting events in Singapore to add to your bucket list!

4. SingaCup 2024

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When: 2 to 9 Nov 2024

Where: Turf City

Travellers with a passion for budding football talent should definitely consider attending SingaCup 2024. This international youth football tournament is an annual event organised by Dynamique Konzepts Pte Ltd and is set to run from 2 to 9 Nov 2024.

The exciting event attracts various academies, football clubs, and schools across Asia and beyond, offering a glimpse into the region's diverse footballing styles and cultures. So, let's watch these future football stars in action as they showcase elegant ball control, visionary passing, and orchestrated attacks across all seven categories set to compete in the tournament this year!

Must-experience sporting events in Singapore for eager-to-try sports fans

5. T100 Triathlon World Tour

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When: 12 to 14 Apr 2024

Where: Marina Bay

From 12 to 14 Apr 2024, the 2024 Singapore T100 Triathlon World Tour will return to Singapore, staging 100km triathlon races and two duathlons for the world’s best professional triathletes and even amateurs. The races will commence in the awe-inspiring Marina Bay, which means participants can enjoy unbeatable cityscape views along the circuit!

FYI, athletes for 100km triathlons (both professionals and amateurs) will need to complete all three disciplines: swimming, cycling, and running. As for those participating in duathlons (happening 14 Apr), the long-distance category will cover a distance of 82km, while the standard one is 41km. However, unlike triathletes, duathlon participants will only be competing in two disciplines: cycling and running.

This is one of the top world-class sporting events in Singapore that you can take part in yourself, if you’re up to the challenge!

6. LIV Golf Singapore

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When: 3 to 5 May 2024

Where: Serapong Course, Sentosa Island

Looking for a unique and action-packed golf experience alongside world-class players? LIV Golf Singapore is just what you need! Taking place at the Serapong Course on Sentosa Island from 3 to 5 May 2024, you can secure your preferred vantage points to witness the elite golf via their exclusive hospitality packages.

If you're a golf fan looking for a new twist on the traditional format, LIV Golf offers a shotgun start, a team element, and guaranteed payouts (ka-ching) for all participants. Plus, you'll witness some of the biggest names in professional golf, like Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson, tee off in a unique tournament format.

Also, look forward to Fan Village, their signature festival area, set to feature good music, tasty street food, and golf-focused entertainment for visitors. The other two highlights are the Birdie Shack and the Birdie Shack Skybox. The former will put you in the loudest open-air party overlooking the 17th green and 18th tee box, while the latter offers the privilege of spectating the elite sport in one of the country's famous rooftop bars!

7. Tour de France Prudential Singapore Criterium

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When: Oct/Nov 2024

Where: TBD

Get your adrenaline pumping with the action-fuelled Tour de France Prudential Singapore Criterium. Here is where cyclist fans and adrenaline junkies gather for a week-long, prestigious cycling competition, which puts gruelling endurance and athleticism to the test. Just imagine watching as some of the world’s most renowned cyclist teams dash past you like a flash!

If that’s not enough, you can get even closer to the action by participating in the many family-friendly races designed for sports fans and amateur cyclists of all ages. But the fun doesn’t end there because the epic event also offers lively opening and closing concerts featuring the best musical talents, as well as other fun activities in conjunction with the races.

Also read: 9 Unmissable Festivals and Events That Celebrate Singapore’s Cultural Diversity

And that concludes our list of the top sporting events in Singapore that deserve your attention. So, have you found your next go-to sporty adventure yet? We’re pretty sure you have. So start planning your trip to Singapore now, and keep track of all the latest happenings here.

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