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Top 4 must-watch weekend sporting events

2018-06-08 20:44

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. Comrades Marathon

It's the Comrades this weekend!

Despite a lot of high-profile draws, more than 21 200 courageous souls will be trying to complete the 2018 race distance of 90.184km.

Who will reign supreme? The race starts at 06:00.

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2. World Rugby Sevens

We're in Paris for the final leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series!

The Blitzboks are trailing the Fijians on the standings and it's a must-win for Philp Snyman and his chargers in order to maintain the title.

The Cup final kicks-off on Sunday at 18:54 (SA time) with the Blitzboks hopefully featuring.

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Philip Snyman

3. Roland Garros

It's crunch time in Paris!

World No 1 Simona Halep is on the verge of making history as she takes on US Open champion Sloane Stephen in the women's French Open final.

While over for the men's, the 'King of Clay' Rafael Nadal has another opportunity to record his 11th French Open title, but No 7 Dominic Thiem stands in his way.

It's a must-watch this weekend!

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4. Springboks v England

It's the first of three Tests between the two sides!

We're in Ellis Park, as newly appointed Bok coach Rassie Erasmus takes on former Stormers coach Eddie Jones!

Siya Kolisi will make history by donning the skipper armband and three debutants take the field in the South African starting line-up.

Kick-off in Johannesburg is at 17:05.

In other International rugby games, the All Blacks face the French (09:35 SA time), the Wallabies take on the Irish (12:05 SA time) and the Pumas battle the Welsh (21:40 SA time).

Don't leave your television sets this weekend!

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Notable mentions include Canadian Grand Prix (Sunday, 20:10 SA time), IAAF Diamond League in Stockholm (Sunday, 16:00 SA time), West Indies v Sri Lanka first Test (16:00 SA time).

Images: AP/Gallo/Getty

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