As we slowly approach 2022, people are beginning to wonder what the next year will be like in terms of sports events. Many people still fear that some of these major competitions could be canceled, but so everything continues as per schedule. Moreover, some of these events are popular among sports fans and bettors alike, not only in Europe, or some states in the US, but in Kenya as well – namely, many people use betting apps in Kenya as of recent, so for both of these industries, these sports events have a lot of significance. Now, let’s take a look at the biggest sports competitions you can expect to see in 2022.
For tennis fans, there is no bigger joy than watching one of the four big Grand Slam events across the world. And the first one that marks the beginning of the new season is the Australian Open.
The Australian Open is held every year in Melbourne, in January. On the Australian continent, January brings hot weather which makes it perfect for tennis players to perform in front of the audience.
One of the biggest sports events that are expected to happen in 2022 is the Winter Olympics. The 24th Olympic Winter Games will be held in Beijing and it will last from February the 4th until February the 20th. This will be the first time that China hosts the Winter Olympics and the third time to host the Olympics in general.
Super Bowl LVI
The 56th Super Bowl is a major American football event that will take place in February. The hosting state for this year is California, and the event itself should take place at SoFi Stadium. The last time that the Super Bowl was held in the greater area of Los Angeles was in 1993.
One of the greatest sports events that will happen in March 2022 is the Winter Paralympics. This will be the 13th time that Winter Paralympics take place, and it will be held in Beijing, China. After this event takes place, Beijing will become the first city in the world that has hosted both Winter and Summer Paralympics.
The Kentucky Derby is one of the most prestigious events in the equestrian world that takes place in the USA. With several thousand people who gather to watch the world’s best horses compete, are looking forward to another Derby that will surely leave them breathless.
IIHF World Championship
In 2022 the IIHF World Championship will be held in Finland, and teams from 16 countries will participate. The first group is made of Italy, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Canada, the Russian Olympic Committee, Germany, Denmark, and Slovakia. The second group of contestants is made of Norway, Great Britain, Finland, Sweden, Latvia, Belarus, United States, and the Czech Republic.
The US PGA is one of the biggest golf competitions in the world. And even though it was usually held in August, from 2019 it will be held in May. The event will be located at Southern Hills Country Club, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
After the Australian Open, tennis players from across the globe can show their skills on a clay surface at the second Grand Slam in 2022. The French Open is one of the most prestigious tennis events of the year, and 2022 will be no exception. It is one of the favorite tennis competitions for players like Djokovic, Federer, and Nadal.