Live Action Returns on SuperSport
DStv and GOtv subscribers can look forward to the return of live sport this week, including action from the ongoing La Liga, the Charles Schwab Challenge, and RBC Heritage tournament from golf’s PGA Tour, New Zealand’s Aotearoa rugby competition, UFC Fight Night and WWE ‘Backlash’.
Football fans will be delighted to see La Liga back in full force, with the resumption of the title race between Barcelona and Real Madrid.
The pick of games on offer this week is the meeting between Real Madrid and Valencia on 18 June. The match will kick-off at 9pm on SuperSport 7 to DStv subscribers and SuperSport Select 4 to GOtv subscribers.
Professional rugby returns with two matches from New Zealand’s Aotearoa: Highlanders versus Chiefs on 13 June and Blues versus Hurricanes on 14 June. The matches will be broadcast at 6am today and 4am on Sunday respectively on SuperSport 1.
The first PGA Tour event to return to the golf calendar is the Charles Schwab Challenge, with days 2, 3 and 5 live on SuperSport from 12 to 14 June. Broadcast of day 1 begins at 9pm on 12 June on SuperSport 1 and 5, day 3 action begins at 6pm on 13 June on SuperSport 1 and 5, while day 4 action starts at 6pm on 14 June on SuperSport 1.
Also, the RBC Heritage tournament from South Carolina begins on 18 June, with live coverage commencing at 8pm on SuperSport 1 and 5.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was one of the first sports event to return after the effects of world events. The APEX facility in Las Vegas will host the UFC Fight Night on 14 June. The event will start at 2am live on SuperSport 11.
The WWE, which also resumed earlier, will hold another special event tagged: ‘Backlash’, on 15 June. The fights will be broadcast from 12 midnight on SuperSport 1, 4 and 9 to DStv subscribers and SuperSport Select 5 to GOtv subscribers.