This Week in Sport: 18th July − 24th July 2022

Catalans Dragons player Fouad Yaha in actionThe penultimate full week of July is shaping up to be incredibly exciting for sports fans around the world. On Monday, the World Athletics Championships continues with the world’s best athletes competing for medals in a number of different events. The following day, England play host to South Africa in the first of 3 ODIs between the teams. On Wednesday, the first Quarterfinal of the UEFA European Women’s Championship will see England take on Spain.

Later in the week, on Thursday, players will tee it up at the Evian Resort for the 4th Major of the women’s season, the Evian Championship. Friday will see riders and teams take on a 188.5km mountain stage, an important stage in the battle for the Tour de France’s yellow jersey.

There is no shortage of exciting sporting action at the weekend either. On Saturday, in Super League, Catalans Dragons face Huddersfield Giants in a hotly anticipated matchup. Finally, on Sunday, Formula 1 heads to France to take on the Circuit Paul Ricard, a race that is typically full of tight wheel-to-wheel action.

 

Athletics: World Athletics Championships

Monday 18th July - 1.15PM GMT/6.15AM Local Time

Hayward Field, Eugene

Day 4 of the World Athletics Championships will see exciting competition take place in the Men’s High Jump, Women’s Triple Jump and Women’s 1500m Final. The Women's Marathon also takes place on Monday and fans will not want to miss a second of the action.

News: World Athletics

Videos: YouTube

Statistics: World Athletics

 

Cricket: England v South Africa

Tuesday 19th July 12PM GMT/1PM Local Time

Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street

Following a disappointing final ODI performance against India on Sunday, this week England play host to South Africa in another best of 3 ODI series. Can England forget about their 2-1 loss to India and come out firing to win their first game against a strong South African side?

Match News: Sky Sports

Statistics: ESPN Cricinfo

Match Centre: ECB

 

UEFA European Women’s Championship: England v Spain

Wednesday 20th July 7PM GMT/8PM Local Time

Amex Stadium, Brighton

After some incredibly exciting action in the group stages of the competition, Wednesday will see hosts England take on Spain in the first Quarterfinal of the UEFA European Women’s Championship. The Lionesses will be hoping the home crowd support can lift them to a win against the Spanish.

Official Site: UEFA Women's Euros

Statistics: UEFA

Match Preview: YouTube

 

Ladies European and LPGA Tour: Evian Championship

Thursday 21st July - 5.30AM GMT/7.30AM Local Time

Evian Resort Golf Club, Évian-les-Bains

The world’s best players will head to the beautiful Evian Resort overlooking Lake Geneva all hoping to win the 4th Major of the season. Can In Gee Chun win consecutive majors after her impressive victory at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship?

Overview: LPGA

Videos: YouTube

News: LPGA

 

Cycling: Tour de France - Stage 19

Friday 22nd July 11:05AM GMT/1:05PM Local Time

Castelnau-Magnoac, France

The Tour de France continues on Friday after 18 days of gruelling competition. However, the end is in sight for the teams and riders, with the 188.5km mountainous Stage 19 one of the last challenges to be faced by the competitors. Who will be wearing the yellow jersey on Friday night?

Official Site: Tour de France

Videos: Daily Motion

Stage Profile: Eurosport

 

Super League: Catalans Dragons v Huddersfield Giants

Saturday 23rd July - 5PM GMT/7PM Local Time

Stade Gilbert Brutus, Perpignan

The 4th place Catalans Dragons go head-to-head with the 3rd place Huddersfield Giants on Saturday, in an important contest for both teams. With the two Super League powerhouses separated by just 1 point, this matchup is not one to miss.

Match Preview: Super League

Videos: YouTube

Fantasy: Super League

 

Formula 1: French Grand Prix

Sunday 24th July 1PM GMT/3PM Local Time

Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet

After an incredibly exciting weekend in Austria, Formula 1 does not have to travel far for round 12 of the Championship. Will Ferrari once again have the better race pace or can Red Bull overcome the degradation issues that hampered them in Austria and take the win?

News: F1

Statistics: Scuderia Fans

Circuit Info: F1

 

Photo by: Catalans Dragons

Written and information correct on 17th July 2022 at 10pm GMT

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