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|
|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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