2022: Month in Sport


Bangladesh Premier League
Bangladesh Premier League

21st January – 18th February


6th February

PGA Tour
PGA Tour

Genesis Invitational
17th – 20th February

UFC 271
UFC 271

Adesanya vs Whittaker 2
12th February

Daytona 500
Daytona 500

20th February

Carabao Cup
Carabao Cup Final

27th February


Title Key Match Date
Scottish Premier League Celtic vs Rangers 2nd February
FA Cup Fourth Round Kidderminster vs West Ham United 5th February
AFCON Cup of Nations Final 6th February
Eredivisie Ajax vs FC Twente 13th February
Carabao Cup Final  Chelsea vs Liverpool 27th February
MLS Seattle vs Nashville 28th February

February is an exciting month in the football calendar as we see both the Africa Cup of Nations and the Carabao Cup come to a close. After an exciting tournament the Carabao Cup Final sees Chelsea take on Liverpool at Wembley on 27th February, the first time since the 2014/15 season that no Manchester clubs are in the final. AFCON has been full of surprises throughout, with standout highlights including four-time champions Ghana being knocked out after their shock defeat by debutants Comoros, and Nigeria becoming the only side to win all 3 group games.


League Tournaments Date
ATP 500 4 Tournaments – inc. Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship 21st – 26th February
ATP 250 6 Tournaments – inc. Qatar ExxonMobil Open 14th – 19th February
UTR 16 Tournaments

The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship has a long history of featuring some of the world’s top players. Federer holds a record eight titles at the tournament followed by Djokovic with five. However, last year saw unseeded player Aslan Karatsev take his maiden ATP Tour singles title, breaking into the top 30 and proving the tournament is not just one for the world’s greatest.


Tour Events Date
PGA Tour 4 Events inc. Genesis Invitational 17th – 20th February
DP World Tour 2 Events inc. Ras al Khaimah Classic 10th – 13th February
LPGA Tour LPGA Drive on Championship 3rd – 5th February

The inaugural LPGA Drive on Championship at Fort Myers welcomes some of the LPGA’s top athletes including Nelly Korda, Laura Davies, Patty Tavatanakit and Danielle Kang. After securing her first success of the year at the Tournament of Championships last month, Kang will be one to watch throughout the week. All the LPGA action is now available through our Golf Event Centre, keeping you up to date with all the latest stats, visualisations and live streams.


League Matches Key Match
EuroLeague 39 Matches Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona – 11th February
Liga ACB 18 Matches Murcia vs Barcelona – 13th February
Lega Basket Serie A 16 Matches AX Armani Exchange Milan vs Dollomiti Energia Trento – 6th February

Rivals FC Barcelona and Real Madrid were both at the top of the standings late last year. The new year brought a string of victories for Real Madrid taking them to the top of the EuroLeague table. Drawing in over 680,000 views the first time they met in December, the second El Clasico of the season should be another tense battle between the rivals. The matchup is always a fan favourite across Europe and should draw in fans eyes from all over the continent.


Event No. of Fights Fight to watch
UFC Fight Night 13 Fights Hermansson vs Strickland – 6th February
UFC 271 15 Fights Adesanya vs Whittaker 2 – 12th February
UFC Fight Night 8 Fights Dariush vs Makhachev – 27th February

UFC 271 takes place on 12th February, headlined by the Middleweight Championship rematch between current champion Israel Adesanya and former champion Robert Whittaker. They last met in October 2019 at UFC 243 when a near flawless performance saw Adesanya knock out Whittaker in the second round. Despite Whittaker’s impressive rebound in his fights following the defeat, Adesanya has successfully defended his title three times since, and as one of the best strikers in MMA, ‘The Last Stylebender’ will not be giving up his title easily.


Match No. of Matches
Oman Home Series 6 Matches
BPL 20 Matches
ICC Pathway events 20 Matches inc. Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers

The eighth season of the Bangladesh Premier League continues throughout February, as the professional T20 league offers another 20 matches this month. Comilla Victorians have started off well with victories in both of their games, bowling out the opposition for under 100 runs each and overall, the tournament looks set to be full of low scoring games. Batters have struggled with what has been an impressive performance from bowlers so far; there have been 10 innings with team totals of less than 140 and as many as five innings have witnessed teams scoring less than 110 runs.


Game Date
BetVictor Championship League Group 7 1st – 4th February
Nivana Turkish Masters Qualifiers 2nd – 6th February
Cazoo Players Championship 7th – 13th February
BetVictor Welsh Open Qualifiers 15th – 20th February
BetVictor European Masters 21st – 27th February
BetVictor Welsh Open 28th February – 6th March

After a relocation from Germany, the European Masters comes to Milton Keynes on 21st February for the 11th ranking event of the 2021-22 snooker season. Part of the eight-event BetVictor Snooker Series, the tournament regularly brings out some of the world’s best, including Judd Trump, Ronnie O’Sullivan and John Higgins. After his recent success at the Masters, claiming his sixth Triple Crown event title, Neil Robertson is solidifying himself as snookers most successful non-British player, entering the European Masters in a strong position for his first-round match against Chinese youngster Lei Peifan.


Race Date
Busch Light Clash 6th February
Bluegreen Vacations Dual One 17th February
Bluegreen Vacations Dual Two 17th February
Daytona 500 20th February
Wise Power 400 27th February

The NASCAR Cup Series returns for 2022 with the iconic season opener; The Daytona 500. One of the seasons greatest events, the race at Daytona International Speedway has opened the NASCAR season every February since 1982. A victory at the 500-mile ‘Great American Race’ can be both life changing and career defining for drivers; last year’s Champion Michael McDowell, went on to finish the first 3 races of the season inside the top 10 and secured a place in the All-Star race, NASCAR playoffs and the 2022 Clash, all for the first time in his 14-year Cup Series career.