Weekend Watch - 4 December

Published 4 December 2015 (AEDT)

Australian caption Ed Jenkins scores a try during the match between Australia and Wales in the 2015 Wellington Sevens. © 2015 Getty Images

Olá amigos,

A ação está esquentando em todo o mundo com abundância de competição de classe mundial a ter lugar no fim de semana (The action is heating up around the globe with plenty of world class competition taking place over the weekend)!

Australia will be taking on the world's best in the opening round of the Rugby Sevens World Series in Dubai, the Hockey World League Finals in India, the second leg of the Track Cycling World Cup series in New Zealand and much more. 

Sport: Canoe/Kayak - Sprint 
Event: GP 1, Adelaide
Start time: Thursday - Friday
Rio hopefuls include Ken Wallace, Lachlan Tame, David Smith, Jacob Clear, Naomi Flood, Jo Brigden-Jones, Alana Nicholls
Full results and news at http://canoe.org.au/ 

Sport: Rugby Sevens - Women
Event: Dubai Sevens (UAE)
Start time: Thursday - Friday
AUS athletes competing: Shannon Parry, Sharni Williams, Nicole Beck, Gemma Etheridge, Emma Tonegato,Evania Pelite, Charlotte Caslick, Chloe Dalton, Amy Turner, Alicia Quirk, Emilee Cherry and Ellia Green. 
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/aussie-women-book-quarter-final-clash-with-nz-in-dubai

Sport: Rugby Sevens - Men
Event: Dubai Sevens (UAE)
Start time: Friday (v Kenya, 6.36pm AEDT, v Wales 10.20pm), Saturday (v England, 3.42am AEDT), Finals Sunday afternoon/Monday morning
AUS athletes competing: Ed Jenkins, Henry Speight, Tom Kingston, Sam Myers, Lewis Holland, James Stannard, Con Foley, Cameron Clark, Stephan van der Walt, Allan Fa'alava'au, Pama Fou and Tom Cusack.

Sport: Cycling - Track
Event: Cambridge World Cup (New Zealand)
Start time: Friday - Sunday
AUS athletes competing: Ashlee Ankudinoff, Annette Edmondson, Amy Cure, Georgia Baker, Melissa Hoskins, Isabelle King, Jack Bobridge, Luke Davison, Alex Edmondson, Michael Hepburn, Mitchell Mulhern, Glenn O'Shea, Kaarle McCulloch, Anna Meares, Steph Morton, Patrick Constable, Matt Glaetzer, Nathan Hart, Peter Lewis and Jacob Schmid.
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/cure-more-motivated-than-ever-for-rio-gold

Sport: Golf
Event: Australian PGA (Gold Coast) 
AEST Start Time: Friday - Sunday (Live on 7)
AUS athletes competing: John Senden, Cameron Smith and more Rio hopefuls.

Sport: Hockey 
Event: FIH Men's World League Final (Raipur, India)
Schedule: Semi-final vs Netherlands - Saturday 12am, Final (if they win) Monday 2:15am
AUS athletes competing: Daniel Beale, Andrew Charter, Matthew Dawson, Tim Deavin, Jamie Dwyer ,Matt Gohdes , Kieran Govers, Jeremy Hayward, Fergus Kavanagh, Mark Knowles, Tyler Lovell, Trent Mitton, Eddie Ockenden, Matthew Swann, Glenn Turner, Jake Whetton, Dylan Wotherspoon and Aran Zalewski .
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/aussie-s-beat-olympic-champs-4-1

Sport: Hockey 
Event: FIH Women's World League Final (Rosario, Argentina)
Schedule: vs China - Sunday 8:45am, vs Argentina - Monday - 11am
AUS athletes competing: Madonna Blyth, Edwina Bone, Jane Claxton, Kirstin Dwyer, Madison Fitzpatrick, Jodie Kenny, Rachael Lynch, Karri McMahon, Georgina Morgan, Gabrielle Nance, Georgia Nanscawen, Ashleigh Nelson, Brooke Peris, Kathryn Slattery, Emily Smith, Renee Taylor, Ashlee Wells and Mariah Williams.

Sport: Fencing
Event: Doha Grand Prix (Qatar)
Start time: Friday - Sunday
AUS athletes competing: Kristian Radford, Ross Austen (men’s Epee), Jo Halls, Evelyn Halls (women’s epee)
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/fencers-chase-international-results/ 

Sport: Athletics
Event: Zatopek: 10 (Albert Park, Melbourne)
Start time: Saturday 6pm
Doubles as 10,000m nomination trial for Rio 2016. Key athletes competing: Eloise Wellings, Melissa Duncan, Brett Robinson, David McNeil

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