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Sporting Events Calendar: Sporting Events Calendar 2022: Find out when your favorite tournament starts

The year 2022 could bring smiles and happiness to sports lovers around the world. In the past two years, all sports lovers have regretted the cancellation of almost all sporting events due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A number of sporting events celebrated a comeback in 2022, and spectators are now allowed in stadiums. Therefore, the upcoming sporting events of 2022 are eagerly awaited by the fans. Several international competitions will be held this year.

The FIFA World Cup, Commonwealth Games and Men’s ICC T-20 World Cup are some of the most talked about tournaments of 2022.

Two of the biggest and most anticipated tournaments in 2022 are ICC World T20 and FIFA World Cup. The ICC World T20 is scheduled to start on October 16th and end on November 13th. Australia will host this cricket tournament. On the other hand, the FIFA World Cup will start on November 21st and its final will take place on December 18th. Qatar is the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Meanwhile, among the upcoming major tournaments, the European Sports Championships (multi-sports) will start on August 11, while the Volleyball World Championships (men) will start on August 26. Much to the delight of tennis fans, the US Open begins August 29th and ends on September 11th.

The UCI Road World Championships (Cycling) are expected to take place from September 18th. The prestigious Presidents Cup golf tournament is expected to start on September 19th. Also, on September 30th the World Table Tennis Championships will start and the World Track Championships (cycling) will press the paddle on October 12th.

However, all tournaments are subject to the prevailing coronavirus pandemic. As in the past, if the situation worsens, these tournaments may be postponed or cancelled. In particular, several major games have already been postponed or canceled this year. The Asian Games, scheduled to take place from September 10, have been postponed indefinitely.

Tentative date Event name sport Venue
July 28 – August 8 Commonwealth Games multisport Birmingham, UK
July 28 – August 8 IFAF Women’s American Football Championship American Football Vantaa Finland
August 6th to 14th FEI World Equestrian Games equestrian Herning, Denmark
9.-18.8. (postponed from 2021) Games of Islamic Solidarity multisport Konya, Turkiye
11-21 August European Sports Championships multisport Munich, Germany
August 26 – September 11 Volleyball World Championship (men) volleyball Russia
August 29 – September 11 US Open tennis New York, United States
September 9th to 11th Rugby World Cup sevens Rugby 7s Cape Town, South Africa
10-25 September (postponed) Asian games multisport Hangzhou, China
September (cancelled) World Air Games air sports Turkiye
September 18th to 25th UCI Road World Championships To go biking Wollongong, Australia
September 18th to 25th World Rowing Championships rowing Racice, Czech Republic
19.-25.09. (postponed from 2021) Presidents Cup golf Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, North Carolina
September 22 – October 1 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup basketball Sydney, Australia
September 23 – October 15 Volleyball World Championship (Women) volleyball Netherlands & Poland
September 24th Big final AFL Melbourne, Australia
September 30 – October 9 World Championship table tennis Chengdu, China
1st-15th October South American Games multi sport Asuncion, Paraguay
Oct-02 Grand NRL Final rugby league Sydney
Oct 8 – Nov 12 (postponed from 2021) Women’s World Cup rugby New Zealand
oct? world series baseball ?
12-16 October Track World Championships To go biking Montigny le Bretonneux, France
15.10. – 19.11. (postponed from 2021) World Championship rugby league England
16 Oct – 13 Nov ICC World T20 (men) cricket Australia
Oct (postponed to 2026) Youth Summer Olympic Games multisport Dakar, Senegal
Nov-01 Melbourne Cup horse race Victoria, Australia
11-19 Nov. (postponed to Nov. 2023) gay games multisport Hong Kong, China
Nov-Dec? World Championship weightlifting Chongqing, China Bogota, Colombia
Nov 21 – Dec 18 FIFA World Cup Football) Qatar
13-18 December FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) To swim Kazan, Russia Melbourne, Australia

Disclaimer: Event dates are preliminary and subject to change. They correspond to the local date and time.

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