Other Sport

Top 3 must-watch weekend sporting events

2018-06-01 17:28

Cape Town - It's the weekend!

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

1. Sevens 

We're in London for the penultimate leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series!

The Blitzboks are trailing the Fijians on the standings and are desperately searching for a win in order to maintain the title.

The Cup final kicks-off on Sunday at 18:57 (SA time) with the Blitzboks hopefully featuring.

Click here for the latest Sevens news

2. French Open

We're in Paris!

South Africa's Kevin Anderson is in action this weekend when he takes on Germany's Mischa Zverev in the the third round on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Raven Klaasen and his doubles partner from New Zealand Michael Venus will also play in their third round match against Alexander Peya and Nikola Mektic on Saturday.

Other star-studded matches on Saturday include defending champion and world No 1 Rafael Nadal taking on home boy Richard Gasquet and Russia's Maria Sharapova battling former world No 1 Karolína Plíšková.

All matches get underway at 11:00 SA time.

Click here for the latest news from the French Open

3. Springboks v Wales

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium is the setting as the Springboks open their 2018 campaign against the Welsh.

The Boks new coach Rassie Erasmus and skipper Pieter-Steph du Toit are eager to get off to a flying start in their once-off Test in Washington DC. 

Kick-off on Saturday is at 23:00 SA time.

Click here for the latest Springbok news

Notable mentions include Super Rugby, CSA Awards (Saturday, 20:00), World Rugby Under 20 Championship, Junior Boks v Ireland (Sunday, 16:30 SA time), European Tour's Italian Open and England v Pakistan, 2nd Test (12:00 SA time).

Images: Gallo Images/AP

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season has wrapped up. For all the season highlights - and lowlights - be sure to visit Sport24!

Latest blogs
Vote

Besides the 'Big 3' of rugby, cricket and soccer, which of the 'smaller' sports in South Africa do you enjoy the most?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.