aside Saturday’s Sport Schedule (10/06/2017)

BY SEBASTIAN STERNIK

It’s finals time at the French Open as a new womens champion will be crowned. Speaking of finals, today we could see the conclusion of the NBA Play-Offs as Golden State Warriors edge closer to the title. 

Others will be competing for a place in finals. More specifically, the World Cup Finals, as international football returns with a host of qualifying games. Here is today’s sport schedule looking at live televised events, the big football fixtures and a smattering of other major sports around the world.

LIVE TV SPORT

  • 02:00 Basketball: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors (BTS1)
  • 06:00 Rugby Union: Australia vs. Fiji (SS1)
  • 06:00 Rugby League: Gold Coast vs. NZ Warriors (Premier Sports)
  • 08:30 Rugby League: Penrith vs. Canberra (Premier Sports)
  • 08:35 Rugby Union: Crusaders vs. British Lions (SS1)
  • 10:25 Aussie Rules: Essendon vs. Port Adelaide (BTS1)
  • 10:30 Cricket: England vs. Australia (SS2)
  • 10:30 Rugby League: Parramatta vs. North Queensland (Premier Sports)
  • 10:30 Golf: Lyoness Open (SS4)
  • 12:30 Cycling: Criterium du Dauphine (Eurosport 2)
  • 13:00 Rugby Union: Italy vs. Scotland (BBC Scotland)
  • 13:30 Tennis: French Open (ITV + Eurosport)
  • 14:00 Hockey: England Women vs. Argentina Women (BTS1)
  • 16:00 Rugby Union: South Africa vs. France (SS3)
  • 17:00 Football: Azerbaijan vs. Northern Ireland (SS4)
  • 17:00 Football: Scotland vs. England (ITV 1)
  • 17:00 Rugby League: Catalans Dragons vs. Huddersfield Giants (SS1)
  • 17:05 Baseball: Texas Rangers @ Washington Nationals (BTS ESPN)
  • 17:30 Sailing: Americas Cup Qualifying (BTS1)
  • 17:45 Speedway: Czech Republic GP (BTS2)
  • 18:00 F1: Canadian Grand Prix (SSF1)
  • 18:00 Golf: St. Jude Classic (SS4)
  • 19:45 Football: Germany vs. San Marino (SS1)
  • 20:00 Boxing: Haskins vs. Burnett (SS2)
  • 20:15 Rugby Union: Argentina vs. England (BBC 2)
  • 21:00 Cycling: London Nocturne (Eurosport 2)
  • 21:00 Football: Chicago Fire vs. Atlanta United (SS5)
  • 22:00 Rugby Union: USA vs. Ireland (Premier Sports)
  • 23:00 Baseball: New York Mets @ Atlanta Braves (BTS1)
  • 23:00 Golf: Manulife LPGA Classic (SS4)

 

FOOTBALL FIXTURES

Brazil Serie A

  • (16th) Palmerias 20:00 Fluminense (4th)

World Cup Qualifiers: Group F

  • (4th) Scotland 17:00 England (1st)
  • (3rd) Slovenia 17:00 Malta (6th)
  • (5th) Lithuania 19:45 Slovakia (2)

World Cup Qualifiers: Group E

  • (6th) Kazakhstan 17:00 Denmark (3rd)
  • (2nd) Montenegro 19:45 Armenia (5th)
  • (1st) Poland 19:45 Romania (4th)

World Cup Qualifiers: Group C

  • (4th) Azerbaijan 17:00 Northern Ireland (2nd)
  • (1st) Germany 19:45 San Marino (6th)
  • (5th) Norway 19:45 Czech Republic (3rd)

Other Internationals 

  • Scotland U20 14:00 Czech Republic U19 (Toulon Tournament)
  • England U20 16:30 Ivory Coast U20 (Toulon Tournament)
  • Latvia U21 16:00 Andorra U21 (Euros U21 Qualifier)
  • England U21 11:00 Iceland U21 (Friendly)
  • Sweden U21 13:00 Denmark U21 (Friendly)

Algeria Division 1

  • (5th) JS Saoura 22:30 MO Bejaia (16th)
  • (1st) ES Setif 22:30 USM Alger (2nd)
  • (3rd) MC Alger 22:30 Olympique de Madea (10th)

Ecuador Apertura 

  • (2nd) Independiente del Valle 22:00 LDU de Quito (11th)

Finland Ykkonen

  • (6th) Haka 15:00 KPV (2nd)

Norway 1 Division

  • (3rd) Start 14:30 Strommen (9th)

Paraguay Apertura 

  • (1st) Libertad 21:00 Olimpia (3rd)

South Korea K League Challenge

  • (2nd) Busan l’Park 11:00 FC Anyang (4th)

 

FRENCH OPEN
Women’s Final

  • Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 15:00 Simona Halep (ROU, 3)

Men’s Doubles Final

  • Ryan Harrison (USA) & Michael Venus (NZL) vs. Santiago Gonzalez (MEX) & Donald Young (USA)

 

RUGBY UNION
Internationals

  • Australia 06:00 Fiji
  • Japan 06:40 Romania
  • Italy 13:00 Scotland
  • South Africa 16:00 France
  • Brazil 17:00 Portugal
  • Argentina 20:15 England
  • Canada 22:00 Georgia
  • USA 22:00 Ireland

 

BASKETBALL
Italy Lega A

  • Venezia 20:15 Trento

NBA

  • Cleveland Cavaliers 02:00 Golden State Warriors (GSW lead 3-0)

 

RUGBY LEAGUE

Super League

  • Catalans Dragons 17:00 Huddersfield Giants
  • Wakefield Trinity 19:00 Leeds Rhinos

 

HANDBALL
German Bundesliga

  • (17th) Balingen-W 15:00 Kiel (3rd)
  • (16th) Bergischer 15:00 Hannover-Burgdorf (11)
  • (9th) Erlangen 15:00 Magdeburg (5th)
  • (2nd) Flensburg-H 15:00 Wetzlar (6th)
  • (10th) Goppingen 15:00 Bittenfeld (14th)
  • (8th) Leipzig 15:00 Fuchse Berlin (4th)
  • (15th) Lemgo 15:00 Gummersbach (13th)
  • (1st) Rhein-Neckar 15:00 Melsungen (7th)

 

VOLLEYBALL

World League Group 1

  • (4th) Belgium 14:40 Argentina (12th)
  • (2nd) Brazil 14:40 Poland (5th)
  • (10th) USA 16:30 Russia (9th)
  • (7th) Iran 17:40 Serbia (3rd)
  • (1st) France 19:30 Italy (11th)

World League Group 2

  • (7th) Japan 11:10 Slovenia (1st)
  • (8th) China 13:00 Slovakia (2nd)

World League Group 3

  • (1st) Spain 16:45 Germany (2nd)

 

GAME OF THE DAY

Despite a number of valiant contenders, the game of the day has to be the women’s final at the French Open. Jelena Ostapenko came into this tournament largely as an unknown however, she now has an opportunity to make history and win her first Grand Slam at a tender age of 20.

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