10 Most-Watched Sporting Events In TV History

3. 8. Giro D'Italia

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Rating: Average Viewers: 775million

The first annual sporting event on the list, Italy's cycling Grand Tour takes place between May and June and, as well as attracting millions of live spectators, the three-week long race is also watched by a yearly average 775million people.

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