Squiz The Day – 30 August 2020
6.00pm (AEST) – Tokyo Paralympics – Wheelchair Basketball – Australia v Great Britain. Both teams have 3 wins and one loss, with the winner likely to finish first in the group and get an easier opponent in the quarter-finals.
6.45pm (AEST) – Tokyo Paralympics – Women’s Table Tennis C9 Singles. Two Australians are going for gold: Li Na Lei is in the gold medal match in the women’s C9 singles and then at 7.45pm it’s Qian Yang in the C10 singles final.
7.25pm (AEST) – Individual BC3 Boccia. Aussies Spencer Cotie and Daniel Michel are competing. Both athletes have won their first 2 matches and once they’re done competing solo they’ll team up in the pairs from Thursday.
ABS Data Release – Business Indicators, June
Company Earnings Results – Fortescue Metals, Booktopia
Birthdays for Warren Buffett (1930), Cameron Diaz (1972), Leisel Jones (1985), Eamon Sullivan (1985)
• the birthday of Frankenstein author Mary Shelley (1797)
• the founding Melbourne, Australia (1835)
• the start of the Siege of Leningrad by German troops during WWII (1941)
• the formation of Hurricane Irma, which went on to become a category 5 hurricane and kill at least 102 (2017)
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