• Sporting action to look out for in May

    May’s sporting calendar brings new and interesting sporting tournaments with sporting activity across Europe picking up as the summer kicks in.

    A key fixture on the football calendar, the UEFA Champions League final will take place in Kiev on the 26th May. Real Madrid will fancy their chances against a strong and resurgent Liverpool squad. Real have won the tournament a record 12 times and would be looking to add to that total, making it 3 consecutive wins in a row. On the other hand, Liverpool has won 5 times and would be looking to break Real’s winning streak at Europe’s most prestigious club competition.

    As the football league season draws to a close, international tournaments begin to pick up pace from this month. With the World Cup kicking off in June, players representing their teams at the World Cup will commence conditioning and training camps with the respective national teams. The annual youth football championships, UEFA U-17 Championships will take place this year in England between May 4 -20. Similarly the Women’s UEFA U-17 Championships will kickoff in Lithuania from 9th May.

    Formula 1 action this month sees the racing calendar move to central Europe with races in Barcelona scheduled for the 13th May & Monaco on 27th May. Sebastian Vettel has been in prime form through the first 2 races this calendar with Daniel Riccardo & Lewis Hamilton taking pole positions in China & Azerbaijan respectively.

    This month’s Tennis action will see the Madrid Open kick off on 7th May followed by the Italian Open on 14th May & the French Open on 27th May.

    To round it up, Bolivia will host the South American Games between 26th May and 8th June with 14 South American countries participating in this multi-sport competition.

    So a lot to look forward to this month! DSG will be providing data coverage under various coverage tiers to all these sporting events. Reach out to our Sales Team sales@datasportsgroup.com if you’d be interested in showcasing any of these competitions on your website, service or product.