This Week in Sport: 4th October − 10th October 2021
The first week of October is shaping up to be another exciting week in sport. On Monday the LA Chargers take on the Las Vegas Raiders at the SoFi Stadium. The following day the Darts World Grand Prix continues in Leicester.
The week’s thrilling sport continues on Wednesday as the Los Angeles Dodgers take on the St Louis Cardinals at Dodgers Stadium. A day later and further inland the PGA’s Shriners Hospitals for Children begins. On Friday Royal Challengers Bangalore face the Delhi Capitals in the last game of the regular season.
Saturday plays host to arguably the biggest boxing match of the year, with Tyson Fury taking on Deontay Wilder for the third time. Another heavyweight battle takes place on Sunday, with the gripping Formula 1 championship fight heading to Turkey for round 16.
NFL: Los Angeles Chargers v Las Vegas Raiders
Monday 4th October 00:15AM (5th) GMT/5:15PM Local Time
SoFi Stadium, Inglewood
Leading the AFC West Standings the Raiders can make a real statement here with a win over their strong divisional rivals, the Chargers.
Official site: NFL
News: Pro Football Network
Blog: Bolt Beat
Games: NFL Fantasy
Viewing: Game Pass
Merchandise: NFL Shop
Darts: BoyleSports World Grand Prix
Tuesday 5th October 6PM GMT/7PM Local Time
Morningside Arena, Leicester
This year's World Grand Prix takes place in Leicester for the first time this year. The Grand Prix is unique in that it is the only televised event in which each player must commence and finish each leg on a double.
Official site: PDC
News: Darts News
Blog: Online Darts
News: Sporting Life
Podcast: Online Darts
Statistics: Master Caller
MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers v St. Louis Cardinals
Wednesday 6th October 12:10AM (7th) GMT/5:10PM Local Time
Dodgers Stadium, Los Angeles
Having played 162 games this season, The Dodgers face The Cardinals in a one off wild card game, with each team hoping for a win that will secure them a place in the playoffs.
Merchandise: MLB Shop
Statistics: Baseball Reference
Blog: True Blue LA
PGA Tour: Shriners Children’s Open
Thursday 7th October 1PM GMT/6AM Local Time
TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas
With a field 144 strong TPC Summerlin will play host to one of the bigger events of the PGA tour season. Martin Laird will undoubtedly be doing all he can to defend his 2020 title.
Official site: PGA Tour
Merchandise: PGA Tour Fan Shop
News: CBS Sports
Fantasy: Fantasy Golf
Podcast: PGA Tour Podcasts
News: The Golf News Net
IPL: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Capitals
Friday 8th October 2PM GMT/6PM Local Time
Dubai International Stadium, Dubai
Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore sit 2nd and 3rd in the IPL points table respectively. RCB enter the game on the back of a three match winning streak.
Merchandise: Fancode Shop
News: Indian Premier League
News: Cricket Addictor
Videos: Indian Premier League
Statistics: ESPN Cricinfo
Blog: Cricket Times
Boxing: Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder
Saturday 9th October Approximate time 3AM GMT/11PM Local Time
T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
After two epic contests, the third and final match between the two heavyweight legends is shaping up to be one of the most exciting boxing match ups of the year.
Podcast: The Boxing Voice
Merchandise: Tyson Fury Official Merchandise
Merchandise: Deontay Wilder Bomb Zquad
Videos: BT Boxing
Formula 1: Turkish Grand Prix
Sunday 10th October 12PM GMT/3PM Local Time
Istanbul Park, Istanbul
Rain before last year's Turkish GP ensured it was one of the most dramatic races of the season. Motorsports fans will hope for another action packed 58 laps this weekend.
Viewing: Formula 1 TV
News: Planet F1
Merchandise: Formula 1 Store
Statistics: Stats F1
Fantasy: F1 Fantasy
Blog: GP Blog
Photo by dodgers
Written and information correct on 3rd October 2021 at 10pm GMT
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