One of the year’s significant sporting events will be the highly anticipated 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar has been postponed from its original June date to November due to severe weather conditions.
This year Beijing will also be in the spotlight as it holds the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, 14 years after hosting the Summer Olympics and making history as the first city to host both events.
Other notable events in 2022 include the UEFA Women’s Euros in England, postponed, and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
Let’s proceed by the months.
1. January 2022
First Event: 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Football) – Cameroon
Date-9th January – February 6, 2022
The 33rd Africa Cup of Nations will begin on January 9 in Cameroon, postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The competition will close, with the final on February 6.
Date-17th – January 30, 2022
The Australian Open 2022 is a Grand Slam tennis tournament held in Melbourne Park from January 17 to January 30, 2022. The Australian Open, the 54th Open Era’s first Grand Slam, will be hosted for the 110th time.
Professional tennis players will compete in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. In addition, in dollars and doubles competitions, junior and wheelchair players will compete.
2. February 2022
2022 Winter Olympics – Beijing (China)
Date: 4th – February 20, 2022
Winter sports fans will not find a more remarkable event than the Winter Games. Where else can you see the world’s greatest athletes compete in a range of winter sports all in one place?
But, of course, nothing compares to the Winter Games’ thrills, national pride, and atmosphere, one of the most anticipated sporting events in 2022.
The Summer and Winter Olympics will be held in Beijing for the first time next year. This incredible resort is guaranteed to impress tourists with its fascinating history, fantastic cuisine, and unique attractions.
Second Event: 2022 Six Nations (Rugby Union) – England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland & Wales
Date- February 5 – March 19, 2022
For sponsorship reasons, the Guinness Six Nations Championship in 2022 will be known as the Guinness Six Nations.
It will be the 128th season of the Six Nations Championship, an annual rugby union championship contested by national teams from England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, and Wales (including all its previous incarnations as the Home Nations Championship and Five Nations Championship).
The defending champions, Wales, will compete in the event. Despite losing to France in their final match of the 2021 tournament at the Stade de France, they finished first in the table.
Third Event: Super Bowl LVI (NFL) – SoFi Stadium (Inglewood, California, USA)
Date- February 6, 2022
Super Bowl LVI is one of the most popular sporting events. The 2022 edition will undoubtedly be one of the best sporting events in the United States.
Los Angeles and its stunning new arena will host the Super Bowl in 2022. The $5 billion indoor-outdoor SoFi Stadium is designed to give fans the best football experience possible.
Its translucent ceiling, open sides, and stunning 70,000-square-foot, double-sided, ovular video board are all highlights.
3. March 2022
First Event: 2022 Winter Paralympics – Beijing (China)
Date- 4th-13th March 2022
The 2022 Winter Paralympics (Chinese: 2022; pinyin: 2022 Nián Dngj Cánj Rén olnpkè Yùndnghu) are formally known as the XIII Paralympic Winter Games but are more often referred to as the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Games.
It is an international winter multi-sport event for impaired athletes that will take place from March 4 to 13, 2022, in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.
Beijing will host both the Summer and Winter Paralympics for the first time. In addition, the Winter Paralympics will be held in China for the first time.
After Japan (Nagano 1998) and South Korea, China will be the third Asian country to have the Winter Paralympics (PyeongChang 2018).
Second Event: 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup (Cricket) – New Zealand
Date- March 4 – April 3, 2022
The 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup will be contested in New Zealand in March and April 2022, marking the tournament’s twelfth
It was initially slated for February 6 to March 7, 2021, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was postponed by one year. As a result, the International Cricket Council announced on December 15, 2020, that the tournament would be held from March 4-April 3, 2022.
New Zealand qualified as hosts automatically, with the ICC ODI Rankings determining all other qualification spots.
Third Event: 2022 Tokyo Marathon (Athletics) – Tokyo (Japan)
Date- March 6, 2022
The Tokyo Marathon 2022 was scheduled to take place on March 6, 2022, will be canceled due to the postponement of the 2021 marathon.
As a result, runners who qualified for the Tokyo Marathon 2022 will be questioned about their ambitions for future races. The Tokyo Marathon 2021 was supposed to occur on March 7, 2022.
4. April 2022
Date- 7th-10th April 2022
The Masters is a tournament for golf enthusiasts. It’s a must-do for any golfer’s bucket list. It’s the one that’s spoken about all year. The Masters is a once-in-a-lifetime event, and we wish that everyone could attend.
The Masters is one of our most popular sporting events each year, and it attracts a wide range of people, from father-son outings to business outings and everything in between.
Date- April 9, 2022
From Thursday, April 7 to Saturday, April 9, 2022, three days of top-level racing will take place, with nine Grade One races culminating in the greatest steeplechase of all time.
The Grand National, which is broadcast to over 500 million people in over 140 countries each year, is a race unlike any other, with its 40 contenders taking on Aintree’s unique and world-famous fences.
Third Event: 2022 Invictus Games – The Hague (The Netherlands)
Date- 16th-22nd April
According to the Duke of Sussex, Patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, the fifth Invictus Games will be held in The Hague, Netherlands. Unfortunately, these Games were postponed from 2020 to 2021 and then again to 2022 due to Coronavirus.
The Invictus Games in The Hague will now take place in 2022, from April 16 to 22.
The Invictus Games are a series of athletic competitions held every four years. Over 500 contestants from 20 countries will compete in adaptive sports at The Hague 2020, hosted by Jaguar Land Rover. Across the course of a week, events will be held all over the city.
Date- April 16 – May 2, 2022
The 2022 World Snooker Championship is also known as the 2022 Betfred World Championship for sponsorship purposes. It is a professional snooker event that will take place in the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England, from April 16 to May 2, 2022.
Mark Selby is the defending champion, having won 2021 final 18–15 over Shaun Murphy.
Fifth Event: 2022 Boston Marathon (Athletics) – Boston (Massachusetts, USA)
Date- April 18, 2022
The 2022 Boston Marathon is an upcoming marathon race that will take place on April 18, 2022, in Boston, Massachusetts.
The race is expected to be run for the 126th time. All subjects must have received a complete COVID-19 vaccination. A total of 30,000 runners are allowed to compete.
5. May 2022
First Event: 2022 Giro d’Italia (Cycling) – Hungary & Italy
Date-6th-29th May 2022
The 105th season of the Italian Grand Tour will begin on Friday, May 6, and end on Sunday, May 29, with the Friday start allowing for an extra rest day and transit from Hungary to Italy on Monday, May 9.
The Corsa Rosa was scheduled to begin in Hungary in 2020, but the Covid-19 pandemic caused RCS Sport to shift the race’s start to Sicily in October.
date-14th May 2022
The F.A. Cup Final will be held on May 14, 2022. The 2022 F.A. Cup Final will be the 141st edition of the competition, and it will be held at Wembley Stadium, as is customary.
Leicester City won its first F.A. Cup after defeating Chelsea 1-0 in front of a smaller attendance of 20,000 in the 2021 Final, owing to a goal from Youri Tielemans.
date-18th May 2022
The UEFA Europa League Final in 2022 will be the final match of the 2021–22 season. It is the 51st season of UEFA’s secondary club football competition in Europe. On May 18, 2022, it will be held at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium in Seville, Spain.
The final was initially scheduled for Budapest’s Puskás Aréna. However, the definitive hosts were changed back a year due to the last postponing and relocation of 2020, with Budapest hosting 2023 final instead.
The winners will compete in the 2022 UEFA Super Cup against the 2021–22 UEFA Champions League winners.
date-19th-22nd May 2022
Southern Hills Country Club will once again welcome the greatest golfers in the world for the 2022 PGA Championship, bringing major championship golf to the Tulsa area!
It will be Southern Hills’ 8th Major Championship, including a record 5th time hosting the PGA Championship.
date-22nd May – June 5, 2022
The French Open, or Roland-Garros, is a major tennis tournament held every two weeks at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. Every year in the middle of May.
Roland-Garros 2022 is a tennis tournament in France named after French aviator Roland Garros. The French Open is the most prestigious clay-court tournament in the world.
It’s the second of four super hit events held each year. The Australian Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open are the other two tournaments. The French Open (Roland-Garros) 2022 is the only mega-event hosted on clay.
Sixth Event: 2022 European Rugby Champions Cup Final (Rugby Union) – Stade Vélodrome (Marseille, France)
date-28th May 2022
The 2022 European Rugby Champions Cup final will be held on May 28, 2022. The European Rugby Champions Cup Final in 2022 will be held at the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille for the first time.
The stadium was supposed to host the 2020 Final in 2020, but it was postponed until 2021 owing to the Covid-19 outbreak. And then again until 2022 due to travel uncertainties.
date-28th May 2022
On May 28, 2022, it will be held at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The final was slated to take place at Munich’s Allianz Arena.
However, the definitive hosts were changed back a year due to the last postponing and relocation of 2020, with Saint Petersburg hosting 2022 final instead.
6. June 2022
First Event: 2022 NBA Finals (Basketball) – TBC
date-2nd-19th June 2022
The NBA will begin its 76th season on Thursday, October 19, 2021, with an 82-game regular season that will run from Thursday, October 19, 2021, through Sunday, April 10, 2022.
The Play-in tournament begins on Tuesday, April 12, and concludes on Friday, April 15, 2022, with the NBA playoffs 2022 beginning on Saturday, April 16.
date-11th-12th June 2022
The 2022 24 Hours of Le Mans will be an automobile endurance race contested on June 11–12, 2022, on the Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France.
The Automobile Club de l’Ouest’s 24-hour race will be held for the 90th time.
Third Event: 2022 U.S. Open (Golf) – The Country Club (Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)
date-16th-19th June 2022
The United States Open Championship will be held at the Country Club of Brookline in 2022.
TCC has been chosen by the United States Golf Association (USGA) as the site of the annual June tournament, which will be held June 10-16, 2022.
date-27th June – July 10, 2022
7. July 2022
First Event: 2022 Tour de France (Cycling) – Denmark & France
date-1st-24th July 2022
HRH Crown Prince Frederik and Danish cycling will kick off the Tour de France 2022. On Thursday, October 14, the Tour de France 2022 route will be presented to the world press. The focus will be on Denmark and Danish bike culture.
date-6th July – July 31, 2022
The UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 will be held in England from July 6 to July 31, with 15 other countries joining the hosts.
Third Event: The Open 2022 (Golf) – Old Course at St Andrews (St Andrews, Scotland)
date-14th-17th July 2022
The Old sports at St Andrew’s will host this historic tournament will be held for the 150th time. As one of golf’s four major tournaments, the British Open is usually a popular event, and this year’s edition is expected to be the most popular ever.
In addition to golf, this event provides the ideal opportunity to enjoy a traditional Scottish vacation.
Fourth Event: 2022 World Athletics Championships (Athletics) – Hayward Field (Eugene, Oregon, USA)
date-15th-24th July 2022
WCH Oregon22 will be a once-in-a-lifetime worldwide event in the United States for the first time. The world’s most outstanding track and field athletes will compete to celebrate human potential, athletic success, and diversity.
This spectacular exhibition will take place in Oregon, in Eugene, at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon, the heart and home of the sport of track and field in the United States.
Fifth Event: 2022 Commonwealth Games – Birmingham (England)
date-28th July – August 8, 2022
The summer of 2022 is poised to be an excellent home Game, with 11 days of swimming and diving, eight days of cricket, eight days of gymnastics, and seven days of athletics, including the marathon.
The Birmingham 2022 competition program contains more medal events for women than for men for the first time in Commonwealth Games history and a fully integrated para-sport program.
8. August 2022
First Event: 2022 U.S. Open (Tennis) – Flushing Meadows (New York City, USA)
date-29th August – September 11, 2022
The U.S. Open is the fourth and final grand slam of the tennis season. Each of tennis’ significant tournaments provides a unique experience for spectators, and the U.S. Open is unquestionably one of the most enjoyable.
The U.S. Open is vibrant and vivid, much like its host city of New York, and it has become a mecca for celebrities.
The ability to modify your timetable to create the optimal tennis experience is one of the best aspects of visiting the two-week-long U.S. Open.
Second Event: 2022 Vuelta an España (Cycling) – Spain
date-19th August – September 11, 2022
2022 Vuelta an Espana is a three-week cycling competition that will take place between August 19 and September 11 in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Spain.
The Vuelta an Espana will be held for the 77th time, and it will be the third and final grand tour of the 2022 men’s road cycling season. The event begins in Utrecht and concludes in Madrid.
9. September 2022
First Event: 2022 UCI Road World Championships (Cycling) – Wollongong (New South Wales, Australia)
date-18th-25th September 2022
Following the end of the 2019 World Championships in Yorkshire, the UCI and the organizers of the 2022 World Championships in Wollongong, Australia, have set September 18-25 as the dates for the championships in three years.
Second Event: 2022 Presidents Cup (Golf) – Quail Hollow Club (Charlotte, North Carolina, USA)
date-22nd-25th September 2022
In 2022, the Presidents Cup will be held at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. The premier tournament will be conducted for the first time at Quail Hollow, which has hosted numerous major golf championships.
In addition, for the first time in its 27-year history, the Presidents Cup will bring this important international team match-play event to the Southeast of the United States in 2022.
date-23rd-25th September 2022
The Laver Cup will be staged in London in 2022, with the O2 stadium serving as the host venue.
The event will take place from September 23 to 25, 2022. Following the Laver Cup 2021, which will be hosted at T.D. Garden in Boston next September, London, one of the world’s greatest cities, will host the fifth edition of the championship.
Fourth Event: AFL Grand Final 2022 (AFL) – Melbourne Cricket Ground (Melbourne, Australia)
date-24th September 2022
The Australian Football League Grand Final is Australia’s most important sporting event.
The AFL Grand Final will be broadcast in front of an estimated 35 million television viewers worldwide.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), located in Yarra Park, is an iconic Australian sporting stadium that no fan would ever take for granted.
10. October 2022
First Event: 2022 Rugby World Cup (Rugby Union) – New Zealand
date-8th October – November 12, 2022
After its Executive Committee formally adopted the suggestion to postpone Rugby World Cup 2021, World Rugby reaffirmed its commitment to producing a fantastic Rugby World Cup competition in New Zealand in 2022.
Second Event: 2022 Chicago Marathon (Athletics) – Chicago (USA
date-9th October 2022
On Sunday, October 9, 2022, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon will take place. It’s one of the world’s best and fastest marathon courses, bringing the entire city to life – and one of America’s best. A large crowd will surround the race, and live bands will perform along the route to add to the mood.
11. November 2022
First Event: 2022 Melbourne Cup (Horse Racing) – Flemington Racecourse (Melbourne, Australia)
date-1st November 2022
In 2022, the Melbourne Cup will once again be one of the most important horse races in the world. This magnificent Group 1 horse race will take place on Tuesday, November 1, at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. The 3.200-meter event will feature 24 horses pursuing a massive $8 million prize money.
Second Event: 2022 FIFA World Cup (Football) – Qatar
date-21st November – December 18, 2022
There are many reasons to be enthusiastic about the World Cup in 2022. First, of course, there’s soccer, but that’s only the beginning.
The World Cup in Qatar will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for those who attend. Moreover, the 2022 World Cup timetable could not be more convenient.
Fans can see four matches per day in the group stage, all within 46 miles of each other. Unlike previous years, fans can stay in one hotel and attend many games each day, or even follow their favorite team, without ever having to leave.
It’s the ideal setup for people who want to gorge themselves on top-tier soccer. Always a spectacular sports event, this year’s edition is set to be one of the best.
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