The year 2021 was one of the most eventful in the world of sports. Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many major international sporting events were successfully held, and new stars emerged in various arenas. This report will provide an overview of some of the most significant sports events that took place in 2021. In football, the European Championships held in 11 cities across Europe captivated fans worldwide. The tournament was postponed from 2020 due to the pandemic but went ahead in June and July 2021.
Italy emerged victorious after a nail-biting final against England, which went to penalties. The tournament also saw outstanding performances from players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, who broke the record for most goals scored in the history of the tournament. In the United States, the Tokyo Olympics were one of the most anticipated sporting events of 2021. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, the games proceeded, albeit behind closed doors. The Olympics witnessed incredible performances from athletes such as American gymnast Simone Biles, who won two gold medals, one silver, and a bronze medal.
Another standout athlete was American swimmer Caeleb Dressel, who won five gold medals in the pool, setting world records in three Times of Spanish them.