Latest sports news, fixtures and results: Saturday 1 August 2020

Welcome to our wrap of sports news, fixtures and results on Saturday 1 August 2020.

Latest sports news – Saturday 1 August 2020


Indian Premier League (IPL) teams look set to club together to charter a flight for the South African players signed up for the 2020.


Janine van Wyk could be in line to represent Glasgow City in the Uefa Women's Champions League quarterfinals.

Bidvest Wits have promoted eight members of their reserve team to the senior side ahead of the Premier Soccer League (PSL) restart.

All the completed PSL transfers.

PSG's two cup final wins serve as their only competitive preparation for the resumption of the Champions League in Portugal.

Cristiano Ronaldo will be rested for Juventus' final match of the Serie A season on Saturday against Roma, ahead of the Italians' Champions League last-16 second leg against Lyon next week.

Lille have signed Turkish striker Burak Yilmaz from Besiktas on a free transfer, one day after selling Victor Osimhen to Napoli, the Ligue 1 club announced on Saturday.

Young Boys won their third Swiss title in a row with a 1-0 victory at Sion late Friday, sealing their 14th championship with a game to spare.


World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has supported the proposed mixed relay cross-country race for the 2024 Olympics.


The US Open is scheduled to begin on 31 August in a bubble quarantine setting without spectators at the National Tennis Center.

The regional government of Madrid has recommended that the Madrid Open tennis tournament next month be cancelled the event organisers said Saturday.


Stormers coach John Dobson says members of his squad are split over the prospect of playing in Europe.

The ACT Brumbies pulled off a last-gasp escape act Saturday with a Mack Hansen penalty after the full-time siren earning them a nail-biting 22-20 win over the Queensland Reds.

The Canterbury Crusaders bounced back from a shock loss last week with a ruthless 32-19 victory over the Waikato Chiefs in Super Rugby Aotearoa Saturday to be on the verge of sealing the title.


Team chief Otmar Szafnauer said on Saturday that Racing Point will await guidance from the British government before deciding if Sergio Perez can return to drive in next week's 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.

Valtteri Bottas outpaced championship leader Lewis Hamilton to top the times as Mercedes led the way in Saturday's final free practice for Sunday's British Grand Prix.


Egan Bernal was all smiles Saturday before he embarked on the Route d'Occitanie stage race as he prepares to defend his Tour de France title in three weeks' time. The 23-year-old Ineos rider was wearing the number one jersey ahead of his four-time Tour de France winning teammate Chris Froome in the number two jersey.


Giannis Antetokounmpo shook off the rust of a long layoff by scoring 36 points to power the Milwaukee Bucks to a 119-112 victory over the Boston Celtics in their first game of the NBA's restarted season. 

Latest sports results – Saturday 1 August 2020

Scottish Premiership

Aberdeen 0-1 Rangers

Super Rugby Aotearoa

Chiefs 19-32 Crusaders

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Super Rugby AU

Brumbies 22-20 Reds

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Bucks 119-112 Celtics

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Spurs 129-120 Kings

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Mavericks 149-153 Rockets

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Yankees 5-1 Red Sox

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Braves 11-10 Mets

Orioles 6-3 Rays

Royals 2-3 White Sox

Rockies 7-8 Padres

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Twins 4-1 Indians

Cubs 6-3 Pirates

Angels 6-9 Astros

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Giants 9-2 Rangers

Diamondbacks 5-3 Dodgers

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Mariners 5-3 Athletics

Latest sports fixtures – Saturday 1 August 2020

English FA Cup final 

Arsenal vs Chelsea at Wembley (18:30).

Italian Serie A 

Brescia vs Sampdoria (18:00), AC Milan vs Cagliari, Atalanta vs Inter Milan, Juventus vs Roma, Napoli vs Lazio (20:45).

Belgian Cup Final

Club Brugge vs Royal Antwerp (20:30)

Scottish Premiership season start

Aberdeen vs Rangers (13:30), Dundee United v St Johnstone, Hibernian v Kilmarnock, St Mirren v Livingston (16:00) 

Major League Soccer Is Back Tournament quarter-finals 

San Jose Earthquakes vs Minnesota United (02:00 Sunday), New York City vs Portland Timbers (02:30).

Formula 1

Qualifying for British Grand Prix at Silverstone, 1 August


England vs Ireland Second ODI 15:30


Denver vs Miami (19:00), Oklahoma vs Utah (21:30), Los Angeles Clippers vs New Orleans (00:00 Sunday), Indiana vs Philadelphia (01:00 Sunday), Toronto vs Los Angeles Lakers (02:30 Sunday).


Third round of the WGC St Jude Invitational in Memphis.

Third Round of English Open.

Second round of the first LPGA Tour event for 166 days at the Drive on Championship in Ohio.

Third round of the PGA Tour's Barracuda Championship.


Fight Camp 1: Sam Eggington vs Ted Cheeseman 20:00