Sport in 2023:
Sport in 2023 World Cups in cricket, game union, and women’s football while world names in swimming and sports are up for grips in 2023.
Cricket World Cup, Sport in 2023: Five large events to Watch
October-November (dates to be decided)
The 13th version of the global 50-over showpiece will see England protect the title they won in thrilling style on home ground in 2019.
Despite the event widening over seven weeks and featuring 48 games, only 10 teams are an attractive part. The highest seven countries from the Super League plus crowds India will make it through as well as two teams from a succeeding tournament to be detained in Zimbabwe in June/July.
There is, however, now a controversy with former Pakistan Cricket Board main Ramiz Raja having hinted his country could refuse the World Cup if India refuses to play the Asia Cup planned for Pakistan also in 2023.
Rugby Union World Cup, Sport in 2023: Five large events to Watch
September 8-October 28
France’s Antoine Dupont in the act in Rugby Union Six Nations Championship matches in illogicality of England at Stade de France, Saint-Denis on March 19, 2022. — Reuters
All eyes will be on Antoine Dupont as he leads robust favorites France into a home World Cup containing 20 nations playing at nine venues.
The opening game pitches France in contradiction of New Zealand in what promises to be an exciting start. Reigning winners South Africa are drawn in the same pool as Ireland, while Wales are in a pool together with Australia, Georgia, and Fiji, the first two of which they misplaced to in the Autumn Nations Series.
England goes into the tournament in a state of fluidity having axed Trainer Eddie Jones in favor of Steve Borthwick.
World athletics championships, Sport in 2023: Five large events to Watch
World athletes of the time Armand Duplantis and Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone will bid to re-form their world record-setting victories in the Hungarian capital.
Coming a year afterward the Covid-delayed world champs in Eugene, Oregon, the regular event will play host to a raft of up-and-coming track and playing field stars.
All eyes will be on Jamaica’s five-time 100m winner Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the women’s sprints, at the age of 36.
The US players will look to the enjoys of Fred Kerley, Noah Lyles, Michael Norman, and Erriyon Knighton to cheer the men’s short track, while Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Karsten Warholm will bid to spread their charming form.
World swimming championships, Sport in 2023: Five large events to Watch
Representation image. — Via Reuters
As swimming attempts to catch up after the pandemic, Fukuoka crowds the second of three World Finals in 19 months. The meet was originally planned for 2021 but was elbowed aside when the Tokyo Olympics were lacking back.
Fukuoka utters it has a ‘concept’: “Water Meets the Future”, articulating “the hope that all the members will meet the future. “Yet, as recognized stars, with one eye on the 2024 Olympics, missed major events swimming did see its future in 2022.
Canadian Summer McIntosh, American Torri Huske, Canadian Summer McIntosh, Romanian David Popovici Italian Benadetta Pilato, and Australian Mollie O’Callaghan, can all arrive in Japan to defend the world titles they won last June as teenagers.
Women’s Football World Cup, Sport in 2023: Five large events to Watch
Australia and New Zealand
July 20-August 20
The all-conquering United States women’s national players face stiff competition from a series of emerging European candidates for the World Cup.
The Americans have gained four of the eight previous editions of the contest, including the last two, but have been compressed by Germany, England, and Spain this year.
England is observing to back up their victory on home soil at Euro 2022, while co-hosts Australia will be hoping Chelsea star Sam Kerr can principal the Matildas outside the quarter-finals for the first time.
Ten venues from corner to corner nine host cities in Australia and New Zealand will crowd the first 32-team women’s World Cup, which is usual to smash records for attendance and watching figures in a further indication of the growing admiration of the sport.