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4 must-watch weekend sporting events

2018-04-13 16:02

Cape Town - It's the weekend!

But the sporting world never sleeps, so hang on tight and be sure to watch these FOUR events!

1. English Premiership

The English Premiership is here to keep us entertained this weekend.

We start off with Southampton hosting Antonio Conte's Chelsea (Saturday, 13:30 SA time), Burnley take on Leicester City (16:00 SA time), Liverpool battle Bournemouth (18:30 SA time) and then with a win against Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City will clinch the English Premier League title (20:45 SA time).

On Sunday, Newcastle United host Arsenal (14:30 SA time) and Manchester United face West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford (17:00 SA time).

Click here for the latest Premier League match reports, results and reaction

2. Chinese Grand Prix

The Formula One circus roars into China this weekend with all eyes on the fierce battle between drivers' championship leader Sebastian Vettel and the struggling Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton.

Will Vettel be able to extend his lead over the defending champion?

The main race is set to get under way on Sunday (08:10 SA time).

Click here for the latest practice session, qualifying and main race news

3. Commonwealth Games

Team South Africa have already made the nation proud picking up several medals at the Gold Coast this week!

In the final two days of the tournament, South Africa are left with a few medal opportunities - the biggest medal prospect coming from our Blitzboks squad and our 4x100m relay team.

Who will reign supreme? Will we see any upsets in Australia? All these questions and more will be answered on Sport24...

Click here for the latest coming from the Gold Coast

4. Super Rugby

Round 9 of the Super Rugby action gets under way this weekend.

We kick things off with the Sunowlves hosting the Blues (05:05 SA time), Rebels taking on the Jaguares (07:15 SA time), Highlanders against the Brumbies (09:35 SA time) and the Waratahs battle the Reds (11:45 SA time).

We end off in the afternoon, as the Sharks host the Bulls (19:35 SA time) in a epic SA derby at Kings Park.

Click here for all your latest Super Rugby news

Notable mentions include Absa Premiership, Indian Premier League, RBC Heritage Day and the PRO14 (Saturday, Southampton Kings v Cardiff Blues at 19:35).

Images: Gallo/AFP/Getty


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