Watch UEFA Champions League Round of 16 on DStv this weekend

first_imgRelatedPosts Suarez agrees Atletico terms Aguero could be out of action until November, Guardiola says UCL: Benfica kicked out by player who left club one week earlier + other results SuperSport viewers on DStv can enjoy the return of the UEFA Champions League as the Round of 16 ties are completed with four matches on Friday and Saturday.The Champions League was suspended in March, with only four of the eight Round of 16 ties having been completed: Paris Saint-Germain defeated Borussia Dortmund 3-2 on aggregate; Atalanta overwhelmed Valencia 8-4; Atletico Madrid ended Liverpool’s reign as European champions with a 4-2 triumph; and RB Leipzig outclassed Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 overall. The Round of 16 resumes on August 7 with Manchester City at home to Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium and Olympique Lyon visiting Juventus in Turin’s Allianz Stadium.The match will kick off at 8pm live on SuperSport 3, DStv channel 223.City hold a 2-1 lead from the first leg at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu and are being tipped to advance – though Real are a different beast compared to back in February when the Citizens won in Madrid, with Zinedine Zidane’s side having claimed a first La Liga title since 2017.Juventus, fresh from claiming their ninth successive Serie A title, will have to dig deep to overturn a 1-0 deficit against Olympique Lyon – though the French side will likely be undercooked, having not played a competitive game since March after the 2019-20 Ligue 1 side was scrapped entirely when the worldwide pandemic struck.The match will air live at 8pm on DStv SuperSport 5 channel 225 and SuperSport 11. August 8 sees Bayern Munich, who are chasing a treble after winning the Bundesliga and German DFB Pokal Cup, look to wrap up progression when they host Chelsea at the Allianz Arena in Bavaria.The match will air Live at 8pm on SuperSport 5 channel 225 and on SuperSport 11 channel 231.Bayern are not assuming that they will advance to the final stages in Lisbon despite holding a comfortable 3-0 lead.“The game against Chelsea is our next assignment. The focus is now on that because we still must get past them. Now, we are not thinking about any other games at the tournament in Lisbon,” said Bayern manager Hansi Flick.Saturday at 8pm also sees Barcelona and Napoli locking horns at the Camp Nou. The match will air Live on SuperSport 3 channel 223.The teams drew 1-1 in the first leg in Naples and the Champions League offers both a chance for redemption after disappointing domestic campaigns: Barca failed to defend their La Liga title in Spain, while Napoli were way off the pace of the top four in Italy’s Serie A.“The team has not been playing as well as it should and we all need to take a break, clear our heads, transform ourselves and return to being the team we can be,” said Barcelona manager Quique Setien, who will likely face the sack if the Catalan giants don’t win the tournament.Tags: AtalantaBarcelonaBorussia DortmundManchester CityOlympique LyonParis Saint-GermainUEFA Champions Leaguelast_img read more

Clippers, Doc Rivers agree on long-term extension

first_imgAfter the team’s season-ending loss Friday, Rivers doubled down on that sentiment and said he couldn’t be more proud of any team he’s coached. The Clippers finished 48-34 this season and took the Warriors to six games before falling in the first round.”As I’ve said before, I’ve never had a group where you wanted to, in the morning, you raced to the car, you raced to practice just because you love being around them,” Rivers said. “So, for me, it was just a pleasure to coach them.” NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Kevin Durant scores 50 to power Warriors to series win over Clippers This comes after Rivers first made the possibility of an extension public during the regular season to dispute rumors that he was headed to the Lakers to take over for the now-fired Luke Walton.“I have a job, and the Lakers have a coach,” Rivers said in March. “I can tell you that straight and up front. I’m going to be here until [Clippers owner] Steve [Ballmer] says ‘Get out.’” Related News NBA playoffs 2019: Doc Rivers praises his Clippers for effort vs. Warriors in series losscenter_img The Clippers have rewarded head coach Doc Rivers for leading the team to a surprising six-game bout with the reigning champion Warriors in the first round of the NBA playoffs.Rivers officially signed a contract extension Saturday to remain with Los Angeles long term, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times. He did not disclose the length of his new deal, the report noted, but confirmed that he had signed one. Rivers joined the Clippers organization in 2013 after five seasons with the Magic and nine seasons with the Celtics. He has a 307-185 regular season record in six seasons with the Clippers and has reached the playoffs five times — more than a third of the team’s playoff appearances in its 49-year history.last_img read more

Preparation Started for a Friendly Match between BiH – USA

first_imgThe Football Team of BiH began with preparations for a friendly match between A-representation of BiH and the United States representation, which will be played on 14th August at the Olympic Stadium “Asim Ferhatović-Koševo” in Sarajevo, which starts at 20:35. The tickets sale for this match will start on Monday, 30th July, by an authorized partner agency “Centrotrans” and the details pertaining to the outlets and way of shopping will be announced later.The ticket price is 15 KM (for stands „west” and “east”), and 10 KM (for stands “north” and and “south”). A total of 24.000 tickets will go on sale. Interest for the game is great, because our team is located in 14th place in FIFA rankings, and the opponents are in the last FIFA list ranks, which is 22nd position. We should not forget that for the best national team of BiH this meeting will be the last test before the very important qualification matches against Slovakia (on 6th  September in Zenica and 10th September in Žilina, Slovakia).Our selection will gather in a traditional spot, at the “Herzegovina” hotel in Ilidža, on 13th August and the trainings will be at the Hrasnica stadium. The Selector Safet Sušić will release later this month the list of players for the match against the USA.(Source: Fena)last_img read more

Sarajevo to host World Taekwondo Europe

first_imgSarajevo will stage three events next year as Bosnia and Herzegovina hosts events for World Taekwondo Europe (WTE) for the first time.WTE has announced that the Bosnia and Herzegovina Taekwondo Federation will host the 2020 European Championships Olympic Weight Categories G1, Youth Olympic Weight Categories and also the European Master Championships 2020.Sarajevo will stage the events from October 28 to November 1.In November, Bosnia and Herzegovina sent representatives to the Cadet European Championships in Spain and the European Under-21 Championships in Poland, Inside the Gamed reported.last_img