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.Dodgers

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.

Viewing: MLB

Merchandise: MLB Shop

News: MLB

Statistics: Baseball Reference

Videos: MLB

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

Statistics: BoxRec

Merchandise: Tyson Fury Official Merchandise

Merchandise: Deontay Wilder Bomb Zquad

News: ESPN 

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

 

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Written and information correct on 3rd October 2021 at 10pm GMT

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