Toronto is home to seven professional sports teams and many deluxe sporting facilities. The city is a sport lover's paradise that hosts major annual sporting events such as the Bell Canadian Open, the Rogers Cup, and the Honda Indy. Toronto will host the 2015 Pan/Para-Pan American Games.
Sporting events across the city are routinely sold out, but compared to other global cities, ticket prices are affordable and venues can be easily accessed by public transport. With advantages like these, it's no surprise that Toronto recently scored an A+ on Market Attractiveness for Sports Franchises scorecard.
Overview of Sports Teams
Torontonians are among the most loyal and enthusiastic sports fans on the continent. Along with generating the greatest revenues of any team in the National Hockey League (Toronto Maple Leafs), Toronto is the only city in Canada with both a National Basketball Association (Toronto Raptors) and a Major League Baseball team (Toronto Blue Jays). Fans can also cheer on the Toronto Football Club (Major League Soccer), the Toronto Rock (National Lacrosse League) or the Toronto Argonauts (Canadian Football League) at one of the city's many year-round sporting events.
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Sports Venues and International Events
Toronto plays host to a variety of major sporting events including the RBC Canadian Open, the Honda Indy, the Rogers Cup and the upcoming Pan/Para-Pan American Games in 2015. A variety of spectator and recreation sporting facilities can be found throughout the city providing numerous corporate sponsorships and ticketing opportunities for Toronto businesses.