This Week in Sport: 16th May − 22nd May 2022

The Delhi Capitals' Sakariya Chetan celebratesWith exciting sporting action taking place around the world, sports fans are in for a treat once again this week. On Monday, in the IPL, the Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals will fight it out hoping that a win will help them secure a Playoff spot. The following day, the Boston Celtics head south to Miami for the first game of their Eastern Conference Finals against the Miami Heat. Wednesday will see the Europa League reach its climax as Eintracht Frankfurt take on Rangers in the Final.

Later in the week, on Thursday, players head to Southern Hills for the first round of the PGA Championship, the second Major of the season. On Friday, Carlton play host to the Sydney Swans in Melbourne in what will be an exicitng game for AFL fans.

There is no shortage of exciting sport at the weekend either. On Saturday, athletes will head to Birmingham for the second event of the Diamond League season. Finally, on Sunday the Premier League will draw to a close with battles raging on at both the top and bottom of the table.

 

Indian Premier League: Punjab Kings v Delhi Capitals

Monday 16th May 2PM GMT/7:30PM Local Time

Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai

The Punjab Kings go head-to-head with the Delhi Capitals on Monday. With the IPL Playoffs drawing ever closer the Capitals and Kings, currently sat in 5th and 7th place respectively, will be desperate to take the win in this game and get closer to claiming a spot in the Eliminator Playoff.

Merchandise: Fancode Shop

News: Indian Premier League

News: Cricket Addictor 

Videos: Indian Premier League

Statistics: ESPN Cricinfo 

News: Cricket Times 

 

NBA: Miami Heat v Boston Celtics

Tuesday 17th May 12:30AM (18th) GMT/8:30PM Local Time

FTX Arena, Miami

After taking victory in a game 7 encounter with last year’s NBA champions the Milwaukee Bucks, the Boston Celtics travel south to Miami to take on the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. Who will start the series with a win?

Official site: NBA

Merchandise: NBA Store

Viewing: NBA TV

Podcast: ​​Open Floor: NBA Show

Blog: Hot Hot Hoops 

Blog: Celtics Blog 

 

UEFA Europa League Final: Eintracht Frankfurt v Rangers

Wednesday 18th May 7PM GMT/9PM Local Time

Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium, Seville

Eintracht Frankfurt take on Rangers in what is an undoutedly exciting prospect for fans of both teams. Rangers have already knocked out two German teams on their way to the final, having beaten Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig. Can they do it again and lift the Europa League trophy on Wednesday?

Official site: UEFA 

News: BBC Sport 

Merchandise: UK Soccer Shop 

News: Sky Sports 

Statistics: UEFA 

Videos: Youtube 

 

Golf: PGA Championship

Thursday 19th May 1PM GMT/8AM Local Time

​​Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa

The world’s best players will head to the renowned Southern Hills Country Club this week, all hoping to take home the second major title of the season. Tiger Woods is once again the big story in the lead up to this tournament, with fans hoping he can build on his strong performance at the Masters and compete at the front through all 4 days of play.

Official site: PGA Tour 

News: BBC Sport 

Fantasy: PGA Tour 

News: Sporting Life 

Podcast: The Fried Egg Podcast 

News: PGA Tour 

 

AFL: Carlton v Sydney Swans

Friday 20th May 9:50AM GMT/7:50PM Local Time

Docklands Stadium, Docklands

With Carlton and the Swans sat 4th and 5th in the AFL table respectively, this is an important game for both teams. Carlton will be hoping to continue their impressive run of form and win their 4th game on the bounce. However, a win for the Swans would draw the two teams level on points.

Official Site: AFL

News: Kayo Sports 

Fantasy: Fantasy AFL

Merchandise: The AFL Store

Stats: AFL

News: The Roar  

 

Diamond League: United Kingdom

Saturday 21st May 3PM GMT/4PM Local Time

Alexander Stadium, Birmingham

After exciting action in Qatar last week, the world’s top athletes will make the trip north to Birmingham for the second Diamond League event of the season. Competitors will be hoping that conditions in Birmingham are an improvement on last week, after a windy and difficult day in Qatar.

Tickets: Ticket Factory 

News: Diamond League 

Videos: Youtube 

News: World Athletics 

Statistics: Diamond League 

News: Lets Run 

 

Premier League: Final Day

Sunday 22nd May 3PM GMT/4PM Local Time

United Kingdom

With storylines at both the top and bottom of the table, fans will not want to miss a moment of Sunday’s Premier League action. At the top, can Aston Villa upset Manchester City and blow the title fight wide open? At the bottom, which team will we no longer see in the Premier League next season?

News: ​​Sky Sports 

Statistics: Premier League

News: BBC Sport 

Fantasy: Fantasy Premier League

News: Mirror 

Videos: Premier League

 

Photo by: Delhi Capitals

Written and information correct on 15th May 2022 at 10pm GMT

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