Not everything will be football: the calendar with the best events of the sports complex in 2022

After a 2020 practically paralyzed Due to the coronavirus pandemic, world sport once again vibrated with everything in a 2021 full of emotions and action, with the Tokyo Olympics as the highlight. And next year it will also come with a very extensive menu. Not just for football fans, who will enjoy the Qatar World Cup in November and December. Lovers of other disciplines will also have plenty of options to see the best athletes in the world in action, from the beginning to the end of the season. From world championships to the classic events of each season, 2022 will have competitions and tournaments for all tastes. And with a lot of Argentine presence. The review goes.

Volley

The two selected volleyball they already have secured their places in the world Next year. The men’s will be played from August 26 to October 1 in Russia and will be the first great challenge for the Argentine team that won a historic bronze medal in Tokyo. He will be part of Group F, which will be held in Krasnoyarsk, along with Egypt, the Netherlands and Iran.

The women’s will be held between September 23 and October 15 in the Netherlands and Poland. The Panthers, who were classified through the world ranking (21st), will play the contest for the third consecutive edition and for the seventh time in history; and they still don’t know their rivals from the first phase.

Hockey

Las Leonas will seek qualification for the July World Cup at the Pan American Cup in Chile in January. AP Photo / John Locher

Women’s field hockey will also play its World Cup, from July 1 to 17, in Spain and the Netherlands. The Lionesses, winners of the silver medal in Tokyo, they have not yet sealed their classification. They will have to look for it in the Pan American Cup that they will play in Santiago de Chile between January 19 and 29 and that will mark the debut of Fernando Ferrara as a coach.

In addition to the Pan American Cup and the World Cup, Las Leonas will play a new edition of the Pro League, in which they will debut on February 12 against Belgium in Rosario.

Meanwhile, Los Leones will also play the Pan American Cup (Santiago de Chile, January 19-30), for a place in the 2023 World Cup in India, and the Pro League, in which they will start against the same rival, at the same venue. and the same day as the women’s team.

Rugby and Rugby 7s

The Pumas will have a 2022 loaded with competition, facing the France World Cup 2023, although the dates of the full calendar are not yet confirmed. So far, they will play three test matches in the July window (against Scotland on 2 in Jujuy, 9 in Salta and 16 in Santiago del Estero), in addition to the Rugby Championship 2022, in which they have assured home games against the Wallabies of Australia (August 6 in San Juan and August 13 in Mendoza) and the Springboks of South Africa (September 17 in Buenos Aires).

The Pumas 7, who won the bronze in the Japanese capital, will also have their World Cup event. It will be in Cape Town, South Africa, from September 9-11.

Athletics

Athletics will hold its two most important meetings in 2022, something that has not happened since 2003. On the one hand, the Mundial Indoor, from March 18 to 20 in Belgrade, Serbia. And on the other, the Outdoor world, which had to be played in August of this year, but had to be postponed so as not to collide with the rescheduled Olympic Games, and will finally be held between July 15 and 24 in Eugene, United States.

Swimming

Due to the pandemic, swimming will also have two great appointments next year. Between May 13 and 29 in Fukuoka, Japan, the World Water Sports Championship, which, like athletics, was scheduled for July-August 2021 and was delayed due to the change of date in Tokyo. And from December 17 to 22 the Short Pool World Cup in Kazan, Russia.

Gymnastics

Simone Biles.  To return to?  AP Photo / Ashley Landis

Simone Biles. To return to? AP Photo / Ashley Landis

Another event worth scheduling is the World Artistic Gymnastics, from October 28 to November 6 in Liverpool, England. Will the championship be the return of Simone Biles to the top of an international podium?

The American, owner of 19 gold medals in this category of competitions, lived a very hard moment in Tokyo, where he chose to prioritize his mental health, he withdrew from several finals, including the individual all-around, and took a silver (team) and a bronze (beam).

Cycling

Cycling will celebrate its traditional Grand Tours.  Photo REUTERS / Stephane Mahe

Cycling will celebrate its traditional Grand Tours. Photo REUTERS / Stephane Mahe

Cycling will also have multiple world in 2022: those of mountain bike, from July 24 to 28 in Les Gets (France); route, from September 18 to 25 in Wollongong (Australia); and track, from October 12 to 16 in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (France).

And cycling, its three Grand Tours: the Tour of Italy (May 6 to 29), the Tour de France (July 1 to 24) and the Back to Spain (August 19 to September 11). Meanwhile, the Return to San Juan It will be held from January 26 to February 2.

Olympism will say present

Sports action next year will not be limited to ecumenical meetings. From February 4 to 20, Beijing will host a new edition of the Winter Olympics.

With less than 40 days to go, Argentina has four guaranteed spots -one per gender in alpine skiing and cross-country skiing- and one more awaiting confirmation, the one that Victoria Rodriguez I could get in the 500 meter speed skating.

For our continent, the great event of the year will be the Asuncion South American Games, which will be held from October 1 to 15 and will serve as an aperitif for the Pan American Games in Santiago de Chile 2023. In addition, from April 28 to May 8 the South American Youth Games in Rosario.

Basketball

Facundo Campazzo and company will play the AmeriCup in September in Brazil.  Photo Thomas COEX / AFP

Facundo Campazzo and company will play the AmeriCup in September in Brazil. Photo Thomas COEX / AFP

For Argentine basketball the most important thing will be the FIBA AmeriCup male. That tournament, which will be played from September 2 to 11 in Brazil, was also due to be played this year, but was postponed due to the move to the Olympics. The contest is qualifying for Santiago 2023.

The NBA will celebrate its classic All Star Game on February 20 in Cleveland and then the moment of truth will come after the regular phase that is being played: the playoffs will begin on April 16 and the finals, on April 2 of June.

Handball

From January 25 to 29, the Gladiators will contest the Central-South Tournament of Recife, Brazil, in which they will seek the classification by World Cup in Poland and Sweden 2023. Also the girls of Claw they will go through the passage to World Cup in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, although they still don’t know when or where.

Tennis

Guillermo Coria will make his debut as Argentine Davis Cup captain.  Photo Andres D'Elia

Guillermo Coria will make his debut as Argentine Davis Cup captain. Photo Andres D’Elia

Argentine tennis players will have a special commitment on March 4 and 5 at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis against the Czech Republic, in the Davis Cup Qualifier series, in which they will seek to earn a place in the December Finals. Will be the debut Guillermo Coria as team captain.

In addition, our country will once again receive two stops on the ATP circuit: Córdoba, from January 31 to February 6, and Buenos Aires, from February 7 to 13.

The big events on the tennis calendar will be the four Grand Slams: the Australian Open, from January 17 to 30; Roland Garros, from May 22 to June 5; Wimbledon, June 27-July 10; and the US Open, from August 29 to September 11.

Golf

Golf will also have its classic four Majors: the Augusta Masters (April 7-10), the PGA Championship (May 19-22) the US Open (June 16-19) and the British open (June 14 to 17).

Motoring

Verstappen will go for the two-time Formula 1 world championship. Photo Giuseppe CACACE / AFP

Verstappen will go for the two-time Formula 1 world championship. Photo Giuseppe CACACE / AFP

Motorsport will open in 2022 with the Dakar Rally, which will run from January 2-14 in Saudi Arabia. And he will have an unmissable date in the Formula 1 World Championship, after a 2021 marked by an exciting and intense definition, with a quota of controversy, which enshrined Max Verstappen.

The “Great Circus” will raise the curtain on March 20 with the Bahrain Grand Prix and he will bring it down with him Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, its 23rd date, November 20.

Those are just some of the sport’s appointments for 2022, a year that will have action to spare. For every taste.

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