The season starts with vigor in different disciplines. As soon as 2022 begins, Spain will have a lot to say in the European handball tournament and hopefully also in Melbourne, rackets in hand.
JANUARY: DAKAR, SUPER CUP …
AGAIN SAINZ. As is traditional, the year starts off smoothly, with the Dakar Rally, which will take place from 1 to 14. Carlos Sainz will seek his fourth title in cars with the revolutionary Audi RS Q e-tron in a race that starts from Jeddah and conclude in the same town in Saudi Arabia.
SPANISH SUPER CUP OF FTBOL. Go back to Riyadh. On the 12th, Real Madrid and Barcelona will star in the first semifinal and, on the 13th, Atltico de Madrid and Athletic will face each other. The final will be on the 14th.
EUROPEAN HANDBALL. The Spanish team will be chasing their third consecutive continental title, something only Sweden has achieved. The tournament is played from the 13th to the 30th in Hungary and Slovakia.
AUSTRALIA OPEN. Their presence has not yet been guaranteed Novak Djokovic, reluctant to comply with the vaccination regulations, and Rafael Nadal, convalescing from the covid, from 17 to 30 will play the Australian Open tennis, the first Grand Slam of the year.
FEBRUARY: SNOW AND RUGBY
WINTER GAMES. In Beijing, from 4 to 20. Spain will have a delegation of around 20 athletes, among which stand out the snowboard participants Queralt Castellet, who will play their seventh Games, and Lucas Eguibar, for whom they will be third.
SIX RUGBY NATIONS. Wales will start the title defense against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on the 5th. That same day, Scotland and England will meet. France against Italy, on the 6th.
MARCH: MOTORCYCLES, CARS
NINE SPANISH AT MOTOGP. Start of the Motorcycle World Championship in Losail (Qatar) on March 6. Spain will have nine riders on the MotoGP grid: Joan Mir, Lex Rins, Marc Mrquez, Pol Espargar, Jorge Martn, Lex Mrquez, Ral Fernndez, Aleix Espargar and Maverick Viales.
ALONSO AND SAINZ. The Formula 1 World Championship begins with the Bahrain Grand Prix on the 20th. Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz will once again capitalize on the illusions of the Spanish fans.
APRIL: CUP FINAL
IN THE CARTRIDGE. On April 23, the final of the Copa del Rey football.
MAY: CONTINENTAL DEPARTURE
ITALY SPIN. The first great cyclist begins on the 6th in Budapest and ends on the 29th in Verona.
WORLDWIDE SWIMMING. It begins in Fukuoka, from 13 to 29. Mireia Belmonte, who has not returned to training since the Tokyo Games, has not yet decided on her participation.
EUROPE LEAGUE. Final, on the 18th at the Sanchez Pizjun. Barcelona, Sevilla, Real Sociedad and Villarreal are alive in the round of 32
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE. Final in Saint Petersburg, on the 28th. Real Madrid, Atltico de Madrid and Villarreal are the three Spaniards in the round of 16.
FINAL FOUR OF THE EUROLEAGUE. In Berlin, from 27 to 29. Madrid, Bara and Baskonia are participating in the great European basketball tournament.
ROLAND GARROS. From May 29 to June 11, in Paris. Nadal will seek his fourteenth title, with Djokovic, current champion, as the main opponent.
JUNE: SELECTIONS AND RAHM
LEAGUE OF NATIONS. The 2022/2023 edition begins. Luis Enrique’s Spain is integrated in Group A2, with Portugal, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.
GOLF: OPEN USA. From 16 to 19, Jon Rahm try to revalidate the title.
WIMBLEDON. It will be held from June 27 to July 10.
JULY: TOUR AND ATHLETICS
ALL AGAINST POGACAR. The Slovenian will start again as a favorite in the race that will start on the 1st in Copenhagen and finish on the 24th at the Champs-Elysées.
WORLDWIDE OUTDOORS . The great athletics event will be in Eugene (Oregon), from 15 to 24.
AUGUST: RETURN AND US OPEN
DEPARTURE IN UTRECH. There begins on the 19th a Tour of Spain that will end on September 11 in Madrid.
THE LAST BIG. The tense season will have another climax in New York, from August 19 to September 11.
FOUR LOCATIONS. Germany, the Czech Republic, Georgia and Italy will host the European Basketball Championship, with a renewed Spain.
NEW SEASON. It will start on October 19 and last until April 13, 2023.
NOVEMBER: THE WORLD
IN QATAR. The Soccer World Cup will be played in Qatar from November 21 to December 18, unusual dates. The draw will have been held on March 14, once the repechage has been completed.
DECEMBER: THE DAVIS CUP
NEW FORMAT. Final phase in four European venues, with dates still to be specified.
Reference from elmundo