Dutch driver Max Verstappen (Red Bull) became the Formula 1 world champion in December 2021 by beating Britain's Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) on the final lap of the last race of the season in Abu Dhabi. Mercedes took the constructors' title for the eighth consecutive year.
Simone Biles, the 24-year-old American and one of the world's most prominent athletes, pulled out of the women's team final at the Tokyo Olympics and announced she was also pulling out of the individual final. The world was in shock last July, but Simone Biles has done more for the world with this gesture than with all the medals that put her on the world sport's Olympus.
2021 was a very challenging year. The COVID-19 pandemic made life difficult for everyone, in every possible way, and sports was no exception. But we at Move Sports don't ever stop or waver at a challenge! If anything, our resolve grew stronger and our undying love for sports grew deeper. Despite the hardships, we managed to put on bespoke amazing sports tours and training camps for our clients, organise team-building corporate events, and deliver on large scale tournaments and special events. Read on to recap some of the year's highlights.
Did you know that there are places to experience snow in Portugal? Find out the best options to enjoy beautiful winter landscapes in the country.
If 2020 was a year of unprecedented stoppage in the world, and in sports too, with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 was another year of enormous challenges for the sports' universe of sports, from professional to amateur, with an Olympic Games' edition that took place without public, as it happened as well with a good part of the professional leagues of the most impactful sports. Depending on the area of the globe, there were confinements, reopenings, and many rules to be followed. As always, the sports world gave a lesson in resilience, bringing inestimable joy to the fans. 2021 ended up bringing a handful of victories to celebrate. Everyone hopes that 2022 will bring the definitive resumption of sports.
The Christmas Day tradition varies widely around the globe, but some classics are inevitably repeated, ranging from movies to sporting events.