Saturday sees fifth placed Villarreal, where the future of coach Fran Escriba is being questioned ahead of next season, entertain eighth place Eibar.
The NHL announced on Thursday that the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks will play two preseason games in China in September as part of the 2017 NHL China Games.
Yi Jianlian and Andray Blatche will have a reunion in the 2016-2017 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) finals as Xinjiang and Guangdong meet again.
Russell Westbrook had 57 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-106 overtime win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.
For now, the experimental phase is still in full flow but if refereeing leaders get their way officials should always have access to the footage themselves around the field.
Lang Ping was appointed as chief coach of the Chinese national team on Wednesday.
World Cup qualifying started badly for Argentina, and now it's getting a whole lot worse.
Evgenia Medvedeva closed in on a second world figure skating title by taking the lead in the short program, while China's Sui Wenjing and Han Cong led the pairs.
Home favorite Ding Junhui headed into the last 16 of 2017 World Snooker China Open by defeating Zhou Yuelong 5-0 while his possible opponent Ronnie O' Sullivan losing to Mark Joyce 4-5.
Venus Williams moved a step closer to her first Key Biscayne title since 2001 when she beat top-ranked Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Miami Open.