The most comprehensive agenda for top sporting events around the world. December 28, 2021 - January 3, 2022 includes the Tour de Ski, the Four Hills Tournament, Darts, Chess, Tennis...
|The transition between years provides action as per usual in long-term leagues such as the NBA, NFL, NHL, KHL, Premier League, La Liga and others.|
Two prestigious, multi-nation FIS Ski World Cups will start: the Cross Country’s Tour de Ski and Ski Jumping’s Four Hills Tournament (Vierschanzentournee).
The William Hill World Darts Championship finishes this week. Champion Gerwyn Price (WAL) could face senstional countryman Jonny Clayton in the Quarter-Finals.
The nations-based ATP Cup will start the tennis season. Last year Russia beat Italy.
In Chess, Magnus Carlsen (NOR) will try to retain his Triple Crown, as the Rapid & Bltiz World Championships conclude.
Australia could clinch the 2021-22 Ashes, having won their first two Tests against England. This year’s Ashes are part of the World Test Cricket Championship.
Japan has several sporting events to close the year, including a Super Flyweight World Title fight between Kazuto Ioka (JPN) and Ryoji Fukunaga (JPN), the Auto Race’s 36th Superstar Championship Championship (Motorcycling), a Rizin Lightweight Championship fight and the Bantamweight Grand Prix, and the Horse Racing Hopeful Stakes.
As usual in these dates, there will be Horse Racing Grade I Jump races and Cyclocross Class 1 competitions.
Basque Pelota concludes two very prestigious tournaments: the Remonte Pairs Championship in Spain and the Super Prestige in France for main nue.
GLOBAL SPORTS AGENDA
FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup (ITA, AUT)
National Football League Regular season
Domestic Cups (Coupe de France Round of 32, etc.)
Domestic Leagues (Premier League, La Liga, etc.)
World Series Sprintcars – Borderline Speedway, Avalon Raceway, Premier Speedway, Eastern Creek Speedway (AUS)
Liga Mexicana del Pacífico Playoffs (MEX)
NBA regular season
Esku Pilota Pro Tour Super Prestige Finals (FRA)
Innpala Matches (ESP)
Jai Alai Dania Beach (USA)
Jai Alai World Tour – Campeonato Individual de Cesta-Punta Semi-Finals (ESP)
Remonte Pairs Championship-Orona Final (ESP)
XVIII CAMPEONATO DE PAREJAS DE LA LEP.M Liguilla (ESP)
BMW IBSF World Cup (LVA)
Women’s Monobob World Series (LVA)
World Boxing Organization World Super Fly Title – Kazuto Ioka (JPN) vs Ryoji Fukunaga (JPN)
PBR UNLEASH THE BEAST Invitational
FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship
FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship
FIDE Women’s World Blitz Chess Championship
FIDE Women’s World Rapid Chess Championship
Big Bash League (AUS)
Men’s Test – South Africa vs India (x2)
Men’s Test – World Championship Australia vs England (The Ashes Game 3)
2021–22 Tour de Ski / FIS World Cup (SUI, DEU, ITA)
BETVICTOR CHAMPIONSHIP LEAGUE (GROUPS 3-5) (ENG)
Telenet Superprestige Diegem (BEL)
UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup (NED)
X²O Badkamers Trofee Azencross (BEL)
X²O Badkamers Trofee GP Sven Nys (BEL)
PDC Tour – William Hill World Darts Championship (ENG)
Age of Empires II – Wandering Warriors Cup
Arena of Valor – Honor of Kings Challenger Cup
Heroes of the Storm – Community Clash League Season 3
StarCraft II – World Team League 2021 Winter
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup Halfpipe (CAN)
Horse Racing (Flat):
Hopeful S. (JPN)
Horse Racing (Jump):
Challow Novices Hurdle (ENG)
Christmas Hurdle, Savills Chase, December Hurdle, Neville Hotels Novice Chase (IRL)
Kontinental Hockey League Regular Season
Major Arena Soccer League Regular Season
Pro Kabaddi League (IND)
NLL Regular Season (USA)
EBERSPÄCHER World Cup (DEU)
EBERSPÄCHER Team Relay World Cup presented by BMW (DEU)
Mixed Martial Arts:
Rizin Bantamweight Grand Prix (JPN)
Rizin Lightweight Championship – Roberto de Souza (BRA) vs Yusuke Yachi (JPN)
Auto Race – SG 36th Superstar Championship Championship – Kawaguchi Racecourse (JPN)
Joe Barry Memorial Cup (USA)
Premiership Rugby League Season
United Rugby Championship
Red Bull Storm Chase
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race (AUS)
Trophée Jules Verne – Record attempt Sails of Change (Potential)
BMW IBSF World Cup (LVA)
FIS Ski Jumping World Cup Women’s (SVN)
Four Hills Tournament / FIS Ski Jumping World Cup Men’s (DEU x2, AUT)
FIS World Cup Slopestyle (CAN)
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing
World Surf League Big Wave – Jaws Big Wave Championships (USA)
World Surf League Big Wave – Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge presented by Jogos Santa Casa (POR)
Coppa Italia 2021-2022 femminile Quarterfinals (ITA)
Superlega maschile Regular Season (ITA)
*This agenda is based on official information at time of publication. All events are subject to change and/or cancellation.