This Week in Sport: 14th November − 20th November 2022

Cole Caulfield hitting the puck This week is full of exciting sporting action that fans will not want to miss. On Monday, the ATP Tour season concludes with the Nitto ATP Finals. The following day, the Montreal Canadiens play host to the New Jersey Devils in the NHL. On Wednesday, the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA.

Later in the week, on Thursday, the DP World Tour season concludes with 4 days of golf in Dubai as players tee it up at the Jumeirah Golf Estates. Friday marks day 7 of the UK Snooker Championship.

Finally, there is no shortage of exciting sport at the weekend either. Saturday will see the Women’s and Men’s semifinals in the Rugby League World Cup. While on Sunday, the FIFA World Cup in Qatar starts.

 

Tennis: Nitto ATP Finals

Monday 14th November 12:00PM GMT/1:00PM Local Time

Pala Alpitour, Torino 

The Nitto ATP Finals take place in Torino providing a chance for Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas the chance to claim the year-end number one ranking and the potential for a $4.7m prize.

Official Website: ATP Tour

News: Tennis Connected

News: ATP Tour

 

NHL: Montreal Canadiens v New Jersey Devils

Tuesday 15th November 12:00AM (16th) GMT/7:00PM Local Time

Bell Centre, Montreal 

The Montreal Canadiens will be on their home ice as they play the New Jersey Devils. Both teams won over the weekend but the travelling side have been more successful overall this season so far and will be hoping to maintain their good form. 

Official Website: NHL

Statistics: Hockey Reference

Podcast: Puck Soup

 

NBA: Milwaukee Bucks v Cleveland Cavaliers

Wednesday 16th November 1:00AM (17th) GMT/7:00PM Local Time

Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee 

The Milwaukee Bucks sit at the top of the Eastern Conference and will be hoping to stay there with a win over the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Fiserv Forum in their mid week match-up.

Official Website: NBA

Statistics: NBA

Podcast: Open Floor

 

Golf: DP World Tour Championship Dubai

Thursday 17th November 5:00AM GMT/9:00AM Local Time

Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai 

The DP World Tour travels to Dubai for the final tournament of the season. There will be stiff competition for the title from the likes of Rory McIlroy and Matt Fitzpatrick amongst others.

Official Website: DP World Tour

News: Sky Sports

Podcast: No Laying Up

 

Snooker: UK Championship

Friday 18th November 12:00PM GMT/12:00PM Local Time

York Barbican, York 

Zhao Xintong returns to the UK Championship to defend his title, but with the snooker legend Ronnie O’Sullivan also in attendance, the fight to claim overall victory will be a tough one.  

News: WST

News: SnookerHQ

Statistics: CueTracker

 

Rugby League: Women’s and Men’s Finals

Women’s: Saturday 19th November 1:15PM GMT/1:15PM Local Time

Men’s: Saturday 19th November 4:00PM GMT/4:00PM Local Time

Old Trafford, Manchester  

The Rugby League World Cup reaches its conclusion and fans will be provided with a double header on Saturday at Old Trafford. The women provide the first fixture with the teams to be decided following the semifinals earlier in the week. The second match on Saturday will see Australia face Samoa. A huge day for the Rugby League world.

Women’s Official Website: Rugby League World Cup

Men’s Official Website: Rugby League World Cup

Video: Rugby League World Cup

 

FIFA World Cup: Qatar v Ecuador

Sunday 20th November 4:00PM GMT/7:00PM Local Time

Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor 

The FIFA World Cup in Qatar has made the front page of every newspaper for months but the football finally begins. The hosts Qatar play Ecuador in the opening game to begin the proceedings.

Official Website: FIFA World Cup

Statistics: FBRef

Video: TIFO Football

 

Photo by: Montreal Canadiens

Written and information correct on 13th November 2022 at 10pm GMT

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