On July 31, the client of Chinanews.com ended the busy week, and the upcoming weekend will be accompanied by sports events. With the start of events such as the Chinese Super League and the World Snooker Championship, the sports arena gradually became lively. In the second round of the duel, the Chinese Super League teams will strive for valuable points in the short first-stage schedule; the CBA playoffs kicked off today, which also injected more vitality into the basketball circle.
On July 25th, the 2020 Chinese Football Association Super League (Suzhou Division) kicked off the opening game. In the end, Wuhan Zall (orange top) defeated Qingdao Huanghai Qinggang (white top) 2-0. Affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the league currently adopts a centralized game system and empty games. The picture shows the fierce battle between players from both sides. Photo by China News Agency reporter Yang Bo
Chinese Super League
Starting last weekend, the Super League officially returned to the fans' vision. The first round of the matchup was brilliant, and the teams performed a scoring feast together, which also added more expectations for the next eight games in the second round. In the two games that have ended this round, a total of 10 goals were scored. Next, the focus of Jiangsu Suning and Shandong Luneng is undoubtedly the most watched battle of this round. Shijiazhuang Yongchang and Qingdao Huanghai, as two newly promoted teams, met early in the new season, and they were also full of suspense.
July 31st 18:00 Chinese Super League round 2 Jiangsu Suning-Shandong Luneng
At 20:00 on July 31, the second round of the Chinese Super League Dalianren-Henan Jianye
August 1st, 18:00, China Super League Round 2 Beijing Guoan-Wuhan Zall
August 1st 20:00 Chinese Super League round 2 Shijiazhuang Yongchang-Qingdao Huanghai
At 18:00 on August 2nd, the second round of the Chinese Super League Shanghai SIPG-Hebei China
August 2nd 20:00 Chinese Super League Round 2 Chongqing Dangdai-Tianjin TEDA
Data map: Serie A Juventus vs. Inter Milan's match is empty.
Serie A, the latest of the five major European leagues, will usher in the final round of the matchup this weekend, local time. As Juventus has achieved nine consecutive league titles in advance, and the Champions League and Europa League rankings are determined in advance, the final round has become a ranking battle for a few upstream teams. Inter Milan, Atalanta and Lazio ranked 2-4 respectively have only 1 point difference in points, and there are still big variables in the last round. In the relegation zone, Genoa and Lecce, which are also only one point away, will make their final efforts to land.
In addition, Paris Saint-Germain, who won the French Cup last weekend, will face the challenge of Lyon this weekend, and the two sides will compete for the French League Cup. The FA Cup final of England was launched between Chelsea and Arsenal. Since the Premier League is over, this game may bring good viewing.
Key game time
August 1st 02:45 French League Cup Final Paris Saint-Germain-Lyon
August 2nd 00:30 FA Cup Final Chelsea-Arsenal
August 2nd 02:45 Serie A Round 38 Atlanta-Inter Milan
August 2nd at 02:45 Serie A round 38 Juventus-Roma
August 2nd at 02:45 Serie A round 38 AC Milan-Cagliari
August 2nd at 02:45 Serie A round 38 Naples-Lazio
Data map: June 20, Dongguan, Guangdong, the first stage of the 19/20 CBA semifinals, Guangdong Hongyuan 105-82 Shanxi Fenjiu. The players greet off the court. Image source: Visual China
The CBA playoffs started on the 31st on the first day of the game. The first 12 to 8 play-offs were held in Guangsha, Fujian, Qingdao, Shandong, Zhejiang, Shanxi, Beikong, Jilin, and 8 teams were ranked 5-12 in the regular season The famous team will fight for the next round of tickets. Affected by the epidemic, the CBA League has compressed the playoffs. After adjustment, 12 wins, 8 play-offs and quarter-finals all adopt a single elimination system. This also means that the quarter-finals will start this Sunday. In the subsequent semifinals and finals, there were only 3 games and 2 wins. The time and space left for each team to adjust during the series was very limited.
July 31st 15:00 CBA playoffs 12 into 8 playoffs Guangsha-Fujian
July 31, 20:00 CBA playoffs 12 into 8 playoffs Qingdao-Shandong
August 1st 15:00 CBA playoffs 12 into 8 playoffs Zhejiang-Shanxi
August 1st 20:00 CBA playoffs 12 into 8 playoffs Beikong-Jilin
August 2 time to be determined CBA playoffs quarter-finals
Data map: On March 12th, Beijing time, the NBA officially announced the suspension of the season. There are reports that Jazz center Gobert has tested positive for new crown pneumonia.
NBA regular season
On the morning of the 31st, Beijing time, the NBA officially ushered in the rematch. In the two contests on the first day, the Pelicans lost to the Jazz by 2 points, and the Los Angeles derby between the Lakers and the Clippers was a preview of the finals. Because the regular season was compressed, only 22 teams came to Orlando to gather.
According to the rules of the league, 22 teams play the regular season for 16 days. Each team has arranged 8 games. The 16 teams to participate in the playoffs will be determined before August 15th. There are 88 games in total. Each team will have one. Back-to-back games. After the rankings, the 16 promoted teams will still participate in 4 rounds of playoffs in accordance with the previous rules, and all of them will implement 7 games of 4 wins.
Key game time
August 1st 06:30 NBA regular season Celtics-Bucks
August 2 01:00 NBA regular season Heat-Nuggets
August 2 03:30 NBA regular season Jazz-Thunder
August 2 06:00 NBA regular season Pelicans-Clippers
August 2nd 07:00 NBA regular season 76ers-Pacers
August 2nd 08:30 NBA regular season Lakers-Raptors
Data map: Ding Junhui in the game. Image source: Visual China
Snooker World Championship
Affected by the new crown epidemic, the World Championships originally scheduled to be held in Sheffield on April 18 were postponed to July 31 for a period of 17 days. From June 1st, England’s elite tournaments are allowed to resume, but they must be held behind closed doors. However, the World Snooker Championship was selected as a test event, allowing a small number of spectators to watch the game on the premise of ensuring social distance.
According to the draw, Ding Junhui faced Mark King in the first round. If he wins, his opponent in the second round is likely to be "Rocket" O'Sullivan. Yan Bingtao will face qualifier Slyther, and Liang Wenbo will challenge Australian star Robertson.
Key game time
July 31st at 21:30, the first round of the World Snooker Championships Ding Junhui-Makkin
August 1st at 21:30, the second round of the first round of the World Snooker Championships Ding Junhui-Makkin
August 2nd, 17:00, World Snooker Championships, first round, stage 1 Yan Bingtao-Slasher
August 2nd, 17:00, World Snooker Championship, first round, stage 1, Robertson-Liang Wenbo
August 3, 2:00 Snooker World Championships first round second stage Robertson-Liang Wenbo
Data map: On July 5, local time, the F1 new season opener was postponed due to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic in Austria.
F1 Grand Prix UK
The F1 British Grand Prix will be held at Silverstone this weekend, but the local racing team announced on the 30th that driver Perez had tested positive for the new crown virus before the race and would miss the race. Next, he will conduct self-isolation. The organizers of the British Grand Prix, local medical institutions and the FIA will also trace close contacts and isolate them.
Affected by the new crown epidemic, the F1 Grand Prix this season did not have its first official competition in Austria until the beginning of this month. After 2 races in Austria and 1 race in Hungary, the fourth race moved to England. The fifth race is also scheduled to be staged at Silverstone Circuit, from August 7th to 9th. At present, F1 has determined that all 13 races this season will be in Europe.
August 1st 21:00 F1 British Grand Prix qualifying
21:10 F1 British Grand Prix on August 2nd
Data map: Fans at the e-sports event are very nervous facing the key score. Photo by Zhai Lu, China News Service
In the e-sports arena that is still in full swing in the near future, the ranking competition in the LPL Division of the League of Legends in Mainland China has become increasingly fierce. The deadline for the regular season is approaching, and there is not enough time left for the teams competing for the playoffs. To have a more favorable position in the playoffs, as far as possible to win in the next stage is the team's top priority.
In addition, the World Cup of Glory of the King of Mobile Games has also come to the knockout stage. Among the 8 teams in the quarter-finals, only MTG has been outside the mainland China division, and the strong local teams are also facing the semifinals. The places are eyeing. At present, in the game that ends first, the AG Super League will play a thrilling defeat of VG 4:3 to advance, and the remaining three games will also be played this weekend, which is worth looking forward to.
Key game time
July 31st 18:00 King of Glory World Cup Knockout TS-TTG.XQ
August 1st 18:00 King of Glory World Cup Knockout QGhappy-DYG
August 2nd 15:00 League of Legends LPL Summer Game V5-JDG
August 2nd 17:00 League of Legends LPL Summer Games ES-WE
August 2nd 18:00 King of Glory World Cup Knockout MTG-eStarPro
August 2nd 19:00 League of Legends LPL Summer Tournament TES-RNG