This Week in Sport: 11th July − 17th July 2022

Golfer and U.S. Open Champion Matt Fitzpatrick

This week is full of exciting sporting action that fans will not want to miss. On Monday, the UEFA European Women’s Championship continues as England go up against Norway in an exciting Group A match-up. The following day, England play host to India in the first of 3 ODI matches between the two cricket powerhouses. Wednesday, on the other side of the world, the Queensland Maroons take on the New South Wales Blues in the hotly anticipated State of Origin decider.

Later in the week, on Thursday, the 150th Open Championship begins as players tee it up at the Home of Golf. Friday marks the start of the World Athletics Championships, with almost 2,000 athletes travelling to Oregon to compete.

Finally, there is no shortage of exciting sport at the weekend either. Saturday will see some of the world’s best international rugby teams battle it out across the world. While on Sunday, riders will be desperate to take the win in stage 15 of the Tour de France. 

 

UEFA European Women's Championship: England Women v Norway Women

Monday 11th July 7PM GMT/8PM Local Time

Amex Stadium, Brighton

With both teams having won their opening games of the UEFA European Women’s Championship, this head-to-head between England and Norway is not one to miss. Who will take the win in this important Group A match-up?

Official Site: UEFA Women’s Euro 

Statistics: UEFA

Match Preview: Sky Sports

 

Cricket: England v India - 1st ODI

Tuesday 12th July 12PM GMT/1PM Local Time

The Oval, London

Following exciting action in the pair’s T20 and Test series, England take on India once again in the first of 3 ODI matches. Can England superstars Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow continue their magnificent run of form or will India excel in the ODI format?

Match Centre: ECB

Statistics: ESPN Cricinfo

Match News: Sky Sports

 

State of Origin Series: Queensland Maroons v New South Wales Blues

Wednesday 13th July 10:10AM GMT/8:10PM Local Time

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

New South Wales blew Queensland away 44-12 last month to setup what will be a scintillating State of Origin decider. Another strong performance for the Blues will secure them a consecutive series win, but the Maroons will be keen to add to their 22 previous titles. 

Videos: YouTube

News: National Rugby League

Merchandise: The Supporters Store

 

Golf: The Open Championship

Thursday 14th July 12PM GMT/1PM Local Time

St Andrews Links, St Andrews

The world’s best golfers will head to the Home of Golf this week for this year’s Open Championship. Xander Schauffele is looking like the player to beat going into the prestigious tournament with wins at both the Scottish Open and JP McManus Pro-am, can he take a third win in Scotland at the Old Course?

News: BBC

Live Blog: The Open

News: Sky Sports

 

Athletics: World Athletics Championships

Friday 15th July 4:05PM GMT/9:05AM Local Time

Hayward Field, Eugene

Almost 2,000 athletes from 192 different member federations are set to compete in this the 18th edition of the World Athletics Championships. This year will see teams compete for a new set of team event trophies, with the awards going to the best performing nations at the end of the event.

Event Previews: World Athletics

Videos: YouTube

Fantasy: World Athletics

 

Rugby Union: Test Match Rugby

Saturday 16th July - All Day

Various Locations

Rugby fans are once again in for a treat on Saturday as some of the world’s best international teams go head-to-head once again. New Zealand will seek revenge after their loss to Ireland last weekend, Wales will be desperate to take a second and deciding win against South Africa, Eddie Jones and his England team will be hoping for another strong performance against Australia and Scotland will look to finish their trip to Argentina with a decisive win. 

Videos: Youtube

News: Rugby Pass

Podcast: Rugby Pass

 

Cycling: Tour de France - Stage 15

Sunday 17th July 11:05AM GMT/1:05PM Local Time

Rodez, France

Stage 15 of the Tour de France will see teams and riders complete the second longest stage of the Tour, a 202.5km flat stage between Rodez and Carcassonne in the south of France. With just 26 seconds separating the top 3 riders as we near the halfway stage of the Tour, fans will not want to miss any of the action.

Official Site: Tour de France

Videos: Daily Motion

News: BBC

 

Photo by: Matt Fitzpatrick

Written and information correct on 10th July 2022 at 10pm GMT

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