Weekend Watch | 11 September

Published 11 September 2015 (AEDT)

Michael Diamond competes in the Men's Trap Shooting on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Game. © Getty Images

Olá amigos,

Prepare-se para um fim de semana maciça de esporte (Get ready for a massive weekend of sport)!

There is another action-packed weekend of sport ahead of us with the Wrestling, and Shotgun World Championships underway, the Men's Volleyball World Cup continuing and plenty more.

You can keep up to date with all the results on our Twitter account>>>

We also now have over 30 athlete blogs to understand the Rio journey from the athletes’ perspective BLOGS>>>

Sport: Wrestling
Event: FILA World Championships (Las Vegas)
AEST Start Time: Saturday: 86kg Freestyle Preliminaries start 3am AEST & medal matches from 11:30am. Sunday 70kg & 74kg Freestyle Preliminaries start 3am AEST, medal matches from 11:30am.
Athletes competing: Connor Evans (86kg Freestyle), Mostafa Rezaeifas (70kg Freestyle), Talgat Illyasov (74kg Freestyle)
*Top 6 places receive 2016 Rio Olympic qualification quota places

Sport: Volleyball
Event: Men’s World Cup (Japan) 
AEST Start Time: Satrurday - 4:10pm v Egypt, Sunday – 4:10pm vs Canada 
Athletes competing: Tom Edgar, Tom Douglas-Powell, Max Staples, Jacob Guymer, Samuel Walker, Paul Caroll, Travis Passier, Harrison Peacock, Jacques Borgeaud, Luke Perry, Nehemiah Mote, Grigory Sukochev, Jordan Richards, Thomas Hodges
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/aussies-defeated-by-japan-at-volleyball-world-cup

Sport: Archery
Event: World Cup #4 (Medellin, Colombia)
AEST Start Time: 12am Saturday (Australia v Malaysia Team match, first round)
Athletes competing: Taylor Worth, Matt Gray, Ryan Tyack
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/archers-looking-for-medals-in-colombia

Sport: Shooting
Event: Shotgun - ISSF World Championships (Lonato, Italy) **
AEST Start Time: 4pm Friday (Women's Trap qualification), 4:50pm Friday (Men's Trap qualification - day 1), 1:30am Saturday (Women's Trap Final), 4:50pm Saturday (Men's Trap qualification - day 2), 1:15am (Men's Trap Final), 4pm Sunday (Women's Skeet qualification), 1:30am Monday (Women's Skeet Final)
Athletes competing: Adam Vella, Michael Diamond, Emma Cox, Catherine Skinner, Laetisha Scanlan, Laura Cole
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/vella-gunning-for-world-championships-glory-on-road-to-rio

Sport: Tennis
Event: US Open **
AEST Start Time: Friday-Sunday (depending on results)
Athletes competing: Casey Dellacqua (Women’s Doubles with Kazakhstan’s Yaroslava Shvedova), John Peers (Men's Doubles with Great Britain's Jamie Murray)
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/peers-murray-survive-scare-through-to-final
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/dellacqua-shvedova-into-us-open-semis

Sport: Cycling
Event: Vuelta a Espana (Spain)
AEST Start Time: Friday, Saturday and Sunday night
Athletes competing: Adam Hansen, David Tanner, Rory Sutherland, Mitchell Docker, Caleb Ewan, Simon Gerrans, Cameron Meyer, Mathew Hayman, Damian Howson, Jay McCarthy
Live coverage on Eurosport Australia and highlights on SBS

Sport: Golf
Event: LPGA - The Evian Championship (France)
AEST Start Time: Thursday-Sunday
Athletes competing: Minjee Lee, Karrie Webb, Sarah Kemp, Su-Hyun Oh, Rebecca Artis
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/lee-makes-another-major-run

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