Sports: Week of September 17, 2012

The drama of the Olympics and Paralympics may be over, but there are still plenty of sporting fixtures to keep you entertained this week!

Armchair Sports Fans:

The UK Football Premiership continues with some eagerly anticipated matches:

September 17: The Monday night televised game features Everton (who have had a promising start to the season) at home against Newcastle (9pm).

September 22: Chelsea look to consolidate their lead at the top of the Premiership with a home fixture against Stoke on Saturday (4pm).

September 23: The big showdowns happen today.  Liverpool v Manchester United (2.30pm) and Manchester City v Arsenal (5pm).

Formula 1: 

September 21-23: The Singapore Grand Prix takes place this weekend, with F Alonso (Ferrari – 179 points) looking to extend his lead, at the top of the drivers championship, from Lewis Hamilton (McLaren – 142 points).

Date for the Diary:

September 28 – 30: Ryder Cup Golf, USA v Europe from Medinah, Illinois

Around Geneva:

If you are feeling more active, then check out the Red Cross bike ride around Presinge, on September 23! Details on this great event can be found in Biskotti’s Out and About section!




About the Author

Originally from the UK, I have a legal background. I have been in the Geneva area since 2005 and love the mountains, the lake and the quality of life here. The Winter snow sports are fantastic and the Summer season is full of festivals, outdoor sports, picnics and barbecues. I have met some great people here from all of the world. Geneva is a cosmopolitan city with lots of cultural events and good restaurants and bars and I hope that through Biskotti I can share a few hidden places I have discovered…