A selection of  sporting events taking place across 2022 

Sports competitons involving UK participants 

27 June-10 July
Tennis - Wimbledon

US Open champion Emma Raducanu will be the centre of attention but Andy Murray will hope for a good run - and fellow Britons Cameron Norrie and Dan Evans could also make headlines after a strong 2021.

3 July
Formula 1 - British Grand Prix, Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton won last year's race despite a first-lap crash with Max Verstappen and the Briton's duel with the Dutch world champion promises to be one of the great rivalries of 2022.

14-17 July
Golf - The Open, The Old Course, St Andrews

The home of golf hosts the 150th Open Championship. Collin Morikawa holds the Claret Jug but all eyes will be on the possible presence of 15-time major winner Tiger Woods, who hopes to play after nearly losing his right leg in a car crash last February.

15-24 July
Athletics World Championships, Eugene, USA

Britons Dina Asher-Smith and Katarina Johnson-Thompson will bid to defend their world titles, while Olympic medallists Keely Hodgkinson, Laura Muir and Holly Bradshaw will look to add to their medal collections.

28 July-8 August
Commonwealth Games, Birmingham

The schedule features more medal events for women than men for the first time in Commonwealth Games history, as well as a fully integrated Para-sport programme. Alongside the traditional Commonwealth sports, a women's Twenty20 cricket tournament will be held.

11-21 August
Olympic Sports - European Champs, Munich

Britain's Olympic stars will compete for medals in athletics, beach volleyball, canoe sprint, cycling, gymnastics, rowing, sport climbing, table tennis and triathlon.

Oct-12 Nov
Rugby Union - Women's World Cup, NZ

Six Nations champions England have won their past 18 matches and are clear favourites following record back-to-back victories over current champions New Zealand last autumn

15 Oct-19 Nov

Rugby League World Cup, England

Delayed by a year, the tournament features 61 games and separate tournaments for men, women and wheelchair players.

17 Oct-14 Nov
Cricket - Men's T20 World Cup, Australia

Australia powered to an eight-wicket victory over New Zealand to win the Men's T20 World Cup for the first time in November. England will look to do better after losing to the Black Caps in the semi-finals.

29 Oct-06 Nov

World Gymnastics Championships, Liverpool

Watch world-class athletes fly as emotions soar. Feel the suspense take you to the edge of your seat. Hold your breath as an unexpected twist sees silver turn to gold in a heartbeat.  2022

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