Other Sport

Top 4 must-watch weekend sporting events

2018-07-20 15:42

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. Rugby World Cup Sevens

We're in San Francisco for the Rugby World Cup Sevens!

South Africa have never won the tournament, but the odds might be in our favour this year...

The Springbok Sevens women's side have a point to prove, as they'll be hoping to improve on their Commonwealth Games showing.

Meanwhile, the Blitzboks are favourites after securing the 2017/18 World Rugby Sevens Series title.

Click here to keep up to date with the Blitzboks and all the Sevens action

2. Open Championship

It's the third Major of the year!

All eyes will be on the biggest names in golf as they hit the links at Carnoustie.

Will Jordan Spieth defend his title and lift the famed Claret Jug?

Or will any of the 12 South Africans in the field make their mark on the biggest stage in golf?

It's a must-watch this weekend.

Click here for the latest news from the Open Championship

3. Proteas v Sri Lanka

The Proteas are in deep trouble in Sri Lanka as they trail the two-match Test series 1-0.

Faf du Plessis and his men were troubled by the Sri Lankan spinners in the first Test and heading into Colombo, the South African batsmen will hope to restore their reputations.

Can the Proteas bounce back and level the series?

Play gets under way at 06:30 SA time.

Click here for the latest news on the Proteas tour to Sri Lanka

4. Super Rugby

We've reached the quarter-final stage of this year's Super Rugby and there are some mouth-watering fixtures to keep you entertained on Saturday.

We first travel to Christchurch, where the defending champion Crusaders take on our very own Sharks (09:35 SA time).

Then we're in Sydney as the Waratahs battle the Highlanders (12:05 SA time) and we end off in Johannesburg, where the Lions take on the Jaguares at Ellis Park (15:05 SA time).

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

Click here for all your latest Super Rugby news

Notable mentions include the German Grand Prix, IAAF Diamond League and the Tour de France.

Image: Gallo/Getty/AP

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live scoring

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

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.