2022: Month in Sport
22nd May – 5th June
Memorial Tournament Presented by Workday
2nd – 5th June
Men’s CWC League 2
8th – 15th June
Teixeira vs Prochazka
27th June – 10th July
|MLS||37||Philadelphia vs New York City||26th June|
|Swedish Allsvenskan||8||Hammarbuy vs Hacken||26th June|
|Belarusian Premier League||18||Dinamo Minsk vs Slutsk||18th June|
Having just wrapped up its third month, the 2022 MLS season is well underway. Philadelphia and LAFC are currently sitting at the top of the standings but with another 37 matches coming up throughout the month, this could easily change. Also sitting at the top are New York City, who have consistently been one of the best teams in the league so far, with a series of recent clean sheet wins positioning them as ones to watch throughout the rest of the season.
|Roland Garros||22nd May – 5th June|
|Wimbledon||27th June – 10th July|
|ATP 500||2 tournaments inc. Cinch Championships||13th – 19th June|
|ATP 250||4 tournament inc. Mallorca Championships||19th – 25th June|
June is a momentous month in the tennis calendar with both the end of the French Open and the beginning of Wimbledon. Two grand slams in a month puts the pressure on players, but it doesn’t stop them putting on a great spectacle of tennis. So far in Roland Garros, fan favourites Iga Swiatek and Carlos Alcaraz are continuing their winning streaks, and the usual suspects Nadal, Djokovic and Medvedev are also off to a great start. Despite Wimbledon’s recent announcement to drop ranking points, the charm of the Championships will no doubt bring some great tennis and entertainment for fans.
|PGA Tour||4 events inc. the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday||2nd – 5th June|
|DP World Tour||4 events inc. Horizon Irish Open||30th June – 3rd July|
|LPGA Tour||2 events inc. ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer|
This month sees more great action on the golf course, particularly as the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday gets underway from 2nd June at Muirfield Village Golf Club. One of only five invitational tournaments on the PGA Tour, the event will see an array of golf’s greatest including four-time major champion, Rory McIlroy, defending champion Patrick Cantlay and last year’s runner-up, Colin Morikawa all taking to the green.
|UFC Fight Night||Volkov vs Rozenstruik||4th June|
|UFC 275||Teixeira vs Prochazka||11th June|
|UFC Fight Night||Kattar vs Emmett||18th June|
UFC heads to Singapore for the upcoming UFC 275. The night is headlined by the Light Heavyweight Championship bout between Glover Teixeira and Jiri Prochazka and also features a second title fight in the Women’s Flyweight bout, as Valentina Shevchenko takes on Talia Santos in a bid to defend her title for the seventh time. As the event also features the opening round of Road to UFC, where Asia’s top UFC prospects fight it out for the right to sign a UFC contract, there will be no shortage of action for fans to engage with.
|Event||No. of Matches||Key Match||Date|
|Zimbabwe Home Series||17||Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan ODI||12th – 27th June|
|ICC Pathway Events||9||ICC Men’s CWC League 2||8th – 15th June|
|Sri Lanka Home Series||10||Sri Lanka vs Australia ODI||14th – 24th June|
The ICC Pathway Events bring another 9 matches across June. The Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 continues throughout the month as teams battle it out to be one of the top three teams to progress into the Qualifiers. Oman have already secured the top spot and their place in the Qualifiers, and Scotland and the United Arab Emirates are sitting in pole position to take the next two available places. They face each other again on June 3rd and both will be looking to secure the win to strengthen their chances of qualification.
|Enjoy Illinois 300 presented by TicketSmarter||5th June|
|Toyota / Save Mart 350||12th June|
|Ally 400||26th June|
The Ally 400 race returns to the NASCAR calendar after its debut last year at Nashville Superspeedway. It is the first Cup event in the Nashville area since 1984 and as the largest concrete-only track in NASCAR, teams will face a new challenge when racing 300 laps of the 1.33mile course. Kyle Larson took the trophy at the inaugural event last year and will no doubt be looking to defend his title later on in the month.