It has been a jam packed weekend filled with highs and lows for sports enthusiasts. We start with local football,
MTN 8: Patosi’s goal in the first half, helped Cape Town City to 1 – 0 win over Bidvest Wits in the first leg of their
MTN 8 semi-final. In the other semi-final, Supersport United were held to a 1 – 1 draw against Maritzburg United.
In Rugby Championship: South Africa moved to the top of the Rugby Champioship table after an inspirational win in Salta on Saturday. Siya Kolisi scored two tries to secure a 41 – 23 bonus point win for the Springboks.
In Dunedin, the Allblacks retained the Bledisloe cup bringing their tally to 45 vs Australias 12. New Zealand snatched the victory in the last two minutes of the game, showing good ball skills and running lines from skipper Kieran Read and Beauden Barrett finished off the move by dotting down for the win.
Caster Semenya clocked 1:21.77 in Berlin to shatter the global 600m mark of 1:22.63, set by Cuban, Ana Quirot in 1997.
Premier League: A late goal from Raheem Sterling helped Manchester City beat Bournemouth on Saturday. Manchester United cruised past Leicester City 2 – 0. On Sunday, Liverpool destroyed Arsenal 4 – 0, Chelsea beat Everton, to get their second win.
Results: Bournemouth 1 – 2 Manchester City, Crystal Palace 0 – 2 Swansea, Huddersfield Town 0 – 0 Southampton, Newcastle 3 – 0 West Ham, Watford 0 – 0 Brighton & Hove Albion, Manchester United 2 – 0 Leicester City, West Brom 1 – 1 Stoke, Chelsea 2 – 0 Everton, Liverpool 4 – 0 Arsenal, Tottenham 1 – 1 Burnley.
Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton claimed the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa Francorchamps on Sunday. This season so far, no driver has taken back-to-back wins, Hamilton is now with seven points from leader Sabastian Vettel in the table standings.