Looking ahead: Rugby World Cup clashes, Diamond League excitement, and more!

by | Sep 8, 2023 | Athletics - Mens, Athletics - Womens, Diamond League, Rowing-Men, Rowing-Women, Rugby, Rugby World Cup, World Rowing Championships

Get ready for a thrilling week of sports action! From the highly anticipated Rugby World Cup to the prestigious Brussels Diamond League, it’s shaping up to be an exhilarating week of sporting entertainment that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Rugby World Cup


 Namibia’s national rugby team, the Welwitschias, is gearing up for an exciting campaign under the seasoned leadership of Johan Deysel. Their unwavering determination is laser-focused on achieving a historic milestone: securing their first-ever victory at a Rugby World Cup. The journey kicks off with a much-anticipated match against Italy on Saturday, September 9th.

South Africa

The defending champions, South Africa, led by the experienced Siya Kolisi, are on a mission to make history by clinching their fourth Rugby World Cup title. Their campaign starts with a pivotal clash against Scotland on Sunday, September 10th, where a strong start is imperative.

Diamond League Brussels

Today, the Diamond League Brussels will be in full swing, featuring a multitude of talented athletes from Africa all vying for a chance at glory.

Rowing World Championships

The Rowing World Championships are nearing their conclusion, with the final day set for Sunday, September 10th. With numerous events yet to take place and many talented African rowers still to compete, there’s still ample opportunity for African athletes to leave their mark on the global stage of rowing.

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