Champions League, Roland-Garros, European Rugby Cups, Monaco Grand Prix… Experience a royal weekend with the Team

Champions League Final: Liverpool – Real Madrid
Date and time : May 28, 2022 at 9 p.m.

Rugby Champions Cup Final: Leinster – La Rochelle
Date and time : May 28, 2022 at 5:45 PM

Final of the European Rugby Challenge: Lyon-Toulon
Date and time : May 27, 2022 at 9 p.m.

Roland-Garros 2022: 3rd round & 8th finals
Date and time : 27 and 28 May 2022 from 11 a.m

F1: Monaco Grand Prix
Date and time : Qualifiers on May 28 at 4 PM, race start May 29 at 3 PM.

Tour of Italy: 20th and 21st stages
Date and time : 28 May (20th stage) & 29 May (21st stage)

Moto GP: Italian Grand Prix
Date and time : Qualifiers on May 28 from 2:10 PM, race start on May 29 at 2 PM.

Karim Benzema plays his 5th Champions League final at the Stade de France (B. Papon / L’Équipe)

4 years after Liverpool’s defeat to Real Madrid in Kyiv (3-1, find Real Madrid-Liverpool’s commented summary), the two teams meet again in the Champions League final at the Stade de France after an impressive campaign of the 2 teams. This is the first Champions League final at the Stade de France since 2006 (Barcelona – Arsenal). The match starts on Saturday, May 28 in Saint-Denis in front of more than 80,000 spectators.

La Rochelle, winner of Racing 92 in the semi-finals (A. Mounic / L'Équipe)

La Rochelle, winner of Racing 92 in the semi-finals (A. Mounic / L’Équipe)

Marseille will host the final of the two European Rugby Cups at the Orange-Vélodrome stadium. The final of the European Challenge will be 100% French. It will be up against the Rugby Club Toulonnais, a club accustomed to the place (it plays some of its Top 14 matches in the Marseille perimeter), against LOU Rugby. The kick-off for Lyon – Toulon will be given this Friday, May 27 at 9 p.m. The next day it is time for the final of the big European Cup: the Champions Cup. Stade Rochelais will play their second consecutive final after losing to Toulouse last year. He will meet the Irishmen of Leinster this Saturday in the Vélodrome, who defeated European champions Toulouse in the semifinals. Leinster – La Rochelle will follow next Saturday, May 28 at 5:45 PM (Follow the match live with commentary on L’Équipe).

The Roland-Garros round of 16 kicks off this Sunday, May 29.  (N. Luttiau/The team)

The Roland-Garros round of 16 kicks off this Sunday, May 29. (N. Luttiau/The team)

Who will be the successors of Novak Djokovic and Barbora Krejcikova on the Roland-Garros list? Serious things start this weekend at the French Open. After the 3rd round, the last matches of which will be played next Saturday, May 23, the posters for the round of 16 of Roland-Garros will be announced. Sunday 29 May is the start of the second week of the tournament, which will end the following Sunday with the men’s final. Follow Roland-Garros 2022 live with commentary on L’Équipe.

Max Verstappen, during his victory in the Monaco Grand Prix in 2021 (S. Mantey / L'Équipe)

Max Verstappen, during his victory in the Monaco Grand Prix in 2021 (S. Mantey / L’Équipe)

The 7th round of the 2022 Formula 1 Championship will take place in Monaco, in Charles Leclerc’s courtyard, on Sunday, May 29. The legendary circuit of Monaco is considered the most complicated and unpredictable circuit in the world. Charles Leclerc must recover very quickly from retirement during the Spanish Grand Prix.

Spaniard Juan Pedro Lopez, pink jersey during the first week of the Giro.  (T.Pelagalli/Sprintcycling agency©2022)

Spaniard Juan Pedro Lopez, pink jersey during the first week of the Giro. (T.Pelagalli/Sprintcycling agency©2022)

3 weeks after the start in Budapest (Hungary), the 125th edition of the Giro d’Italia ends this weekend. On Saturday 28 May, the Giro riders will have a high mountain stage with 3 major difficulties: 2 1st category passes (Passo San Pellegrino and Passo Fedaia) and a non-category pass (Passo Pordoi, culminating over 2200 meters above sea ​​level). ‘height). The start will be given at 12.25 pm (follow the 20th stage of the Giro live with commentary). The next day, the first Grand Tour of the year concludes with a decisive time trial for the Pink Jersey around Verona (find the live commentary of the last stage of the Giro).

Fabio Quartararo finished 4th in the French Grand Prix.  (S. Mantey/The Team)

Fabio Quartararo finished 4th in the French Grand Prix. (S. Mantey/The Team)

Two weeks after the French Grand Prix, won by Italian Enea Bastianini, the 2022 Moto GP season continues. This Sunday, May 29, the 8th Grand Prix of the year will take place at the Mugello circuit in Italy. Winner in 2021, Frenchman Fabio Quartararo hopes to win his second race of the season, after the Portuguese Grand Prix in April. In the drivers’ standings, the Frenchman is the leader with 102 points, but is threatened by Aleix Espargaro (98 points) and Enea Bastianini (94 points). The start of the Italian Motorcycle Grand Prix will be given at 2 p.m. (follow the race live on the Team).