In the week ahead, brace yourself for an exciting line-up of sporting events. There’s much to look forward to, from the FIBA Basketball World Cup to the US Tennis Open, the Weightlifting World Championships, the World Rowing Championships, and the Brussels Diamond League.
FIBA Basketball World Cup
The group stages of the FIBA Basketball World Cup are drawing to a close, and South Sudan currently leads the pack in Group M with 6 points. Close behind is Angola with five points, tied for 3rd place with China.
- South Sudan vs. Angola (September 2nd, 9:30 AM CAT)
In another group, Egypt is displaying their prowess by topping Group N with 6 points, closely pursued by Mexico and New Zealand, both sitting at five points. Cape Verde sits in fourth place, with five points, trailing Japan by just one point in Group O.
- Egypt vs. New Zealand (September 2nd, 9:30 AM CAT)
- Cape Verde vs. Japan (September 2nd, 9:30 AM CAT)
US Tennis Open
Ons Jabeur is poised to face Czech star Marie Bouzkova in the third round on September 2nd. Jabeur secured her spot in the third round after a thrilling victory over her Czech rival, Linda Noskova, with a score of 7-6 (9-7), 4-6, 6-3 in the second round.
Weightlifting World Championships
The Weightlifting World Championships kick off tomorrow, featuring hundreds of athletes vying for the coveted title. The tournament includes 20 weight categories, with 10 for men ranging from 55kgs to +109kgs and 10 for women ranging from 45kgs to +87kgs.
World Rowing Championships
The World Rowing Championships commence on Sunday, September 3rd. Nearly 1,000 athletes from 74 nations worldwide will compete, with many exceptionally talented competitors vying for the title.
Diamond League – Brussels
The Brussels Diamond League is scheduled to launch on September 8th, drawing athletes from around the globe to compete for a coveted spot on the podium.
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