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Espanyol coach Javier Aguirre reacts during their Spanish King's Cup match against Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Juan Medina
Brazil's new manager Dunga smiles during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Real Madrid's assistant coach Zinedine Zidane watches as he son Enzo Alan Fernandez Zidane plays with Real Madrid's under 19  team during a UEFA youth league quarters final match against Paris St Germain at Charlety stadium in Paris, March 11, 2014.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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Uruguay's national soccer team player Luis Suarez attends a news conference prior a training session at the Dunas Arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Banned Suarez could make Barca debut in El Clasico

25 July 2014

MADRID (Reuters) - Disgraced Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, who is serving a four-month ban for a biting incident at the World Cup, could make his Barcelona debut against Real Madrid in El Clasico in October.

Chelsea's Frank Lampard acknowledges the crowd at the end of his team's Champion's League semi-final first leg soccer match against Atletico Madrid at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, April 22, 2014.    REUTERS/Darren Staples

Lampard joins New York City on two-year contract

25 July 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has signed for new Major League Soccer (MLS) club New York City FC on a two-year contract, the team said on Thursday.

Larsson follows famous father to Helsingborg

24 July 2014

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Striker Jordan Larsson, son of former Sweden international Henrik, is following his father's footsteps by moving from lower-league Hogaborg to Helsingborg, just as his dad did 22 years ago, the club said on Thursday.

Ecuador's Jefferson Montero controls the ball during their international friendly soccer match against Mexico in Arlington, Texas May 31, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Ecuador World Cup winger Montero joins flight to Swansea

24 July 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Swansea City's spending spree continued with the arrival of Ecuador winger Jefferson Montero on Thursday, the sixth new player to arrive at the Premier League club since the end of last season.

Croatian FA to examine Man City racism claim

24 July 2014

ZAGREB (Reuters) - The Croatian FA will examine claims of racism against Manchester City teenager Seko Fofana during a friendly Under-21 match against HNK Rijeka on Tuesday which was abandoned when City coach Patrick Vieira took his players off the pitch.

Velappan: Malaysia can reach World Cup 2026

24 July 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: While it may sound crazy to even think that Malaysia will feature in future World Cups, Datuk Peter Velappan, a prominent figure of Asian football, believes otherwise.

England's Phil Jones ,Steven Gerrard  and Wayne Rooney react after the match against Costa Rica during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte June 24, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

England's early World Cup exit hits UK pub operators

24 July 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - England's dismal World Cup campaign in Brazil was doubly disappointing for Britain's pub operators, with the team's early exit prompting soccer fans to stay at home to watch the rest of the tournament, leading pub chains said on Thursday.

South Korea fall back on TV pundit to pick next coach

24 July 2014

(Reuters) - Television pundit Lee Yong-soo was named as the South Korean Football Association's new technical chief on Thursday, charged with appointing a new head coach for the upcoming Asian Cup.

Ignacio Scocco of Argentine Newells's Old Boys celebrates after scoring against Brazil's Atletico Mineiro during the first leg Copa Libertadores semi-final soccer match in Rosario July 3, 2013. REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian

Striker Scocco leaving Sunderland to return to Newell's

24 July 2014

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Striker Ignacio Scocco is returning to Argentina from English side Sunderland to sign a new deal with Newell's Old Boys, the Argentine club said on Wednesday.

Newcastle lead the Premier League jet-setters

24 July 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - By the time Newcastle United kick off their Premier League campaign at home to champions Manchester City in little less than a month's time the squad would have clocked up an astonishing 24,687 pre-season air miles.

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Results and Fixtures

Malaysian Football

SUPER LEAGUE

ARMED FORCES 1 SIME DARBY 1
KELANTAN 2 TERENGGANU 3
SARAWAK 0 JDT 1
PKNS 2 SELANGOR 2
PERAK 3 PAHANG 0
T-TEAM 0 LIONS XII 1

PREMIER LEAGUE

JDT II 1 SABAH 0
PENANG 2 SPA PUTRAJAYA 2
POLICE 2 KEDAH 3
UiTM 1 NEGRI SEMBILAN 1
PERLIS 2 FELDA UNITED 3
DRB HICOM FC 1 PBAPP FC 1

EPL Results & Standings

English Premier League

   P  GD Pts
Man City (C)
38 65 86
Liverpool
38 51 84
Chelsea
38 44 82
Arsenal
38 27 79
Everton
38 22 72
Tottenham
38 4 69
Man Utd
38 21 64
Southampton
38 8 56
Newcastle
38 -16 49
Stoke
38 -7 50
Crystal Palace
38 -15 45
Swansea
38 0 42
West Ham
38 -11 40
Sunderland
38 -19 38
Aston Villa
38 -22 38
Hull
38 -15 37
West Brom
38 -16 36
Norwich (R)
38 -34 33
Fulham (R)
38 -45 32
Cardiff (R)
38 -42 30

C - champion
R - relegated

Upcoming EPL Fixtures

Season 2014/15 commences on Saturday, Aug 16, 2014.

** Denotes morning match

All matches in Malaysian time

Other Football Results

Champions League second qualifying round, first leg: Valletta FC (Mlt) 0 Qarabag (Aze) 1, Slovan Bratislava (Svk) 1 The New Saints (Wal) 0, BATE Borisov (Blr) 0 Skenderbeu (Alb) 0, FC Sheriff (Mda) 2 Sutjeska (Mne) 0, Zrinjski Mostar (Bih) 0 Maribor (Svn) 0, Santa Coloma (And) 0 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Isr) 1, Rabotnicki Skopje (Mkd) 0 HJK Helsinki (Fin) 0, Sparta Prague (Cze) 7 Levadia Tallinn (Est) 0, Cliftonville (Nir) 0 Debrecen (Hun) 0, Partizan Belgrade (Srb) 3 Torshavn (Fro) 0, Dinamo Zagreb (Cro) 2 Zalgiris (Ltu) 0, KR Reykjavik (Isl) 0 Celtic (Sco) 1.

Commonwealth Games

BADMINTON

Mixed team group stage
Group A: Malaysia bt Barbados 5-0 (Chan Peng Soon-Lai Pei Jing bt Andre Padmore-Shari Watson 21-11, 21-6;Chong Wei Feng bt Dakeil Thorpe 21-6, 21-7; Tee Jing Yi bt Mariama Eastmond 21-8, 21-3; Tan Wee Kiong-Goh V Shem bt Dakeil Thorpe-Andre Padmore 21-6, 21-8; Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo bt Mariama Eastmond-Shari Watson 21-8, 21-7).
Group B: India bt Ghana 5-0.
Group C: Scotland bt Seychelles 5-0.

CYCLING

Men’s sprint
Qualifying round: 1. Matthew Glaetzer (Aus) 9.779, 2. Edward Dawkins (Nzl) 9.818, 3. Sam Webster (Nzl) 9.933, 4. Peter Lewis (Aus) 9.975, 5. Matthew Archibald (Nzl) 10.055, 6. Philip Hindes (Eng) 10.108, 7. Azizulhasni Awang (Mas) 10.158, 8. Oliva Lewis (Wal) 10.171, 9. Njisane Phillip (Tri) 10.188, 10. Callum Skinner (Sco) 10.198, 11. Jason Kenny (Eng) 10.206, 12. Matthew Crampton (Eng) 10.213; Selected Malaysian: 13. Muhd Edrus Yunos 10.257, 20. Mohd Rizal Tisin 10.575.
First round: Matthew Glaetzer (Aus) 10.252 bt Matthew Crampton (Eng); Edward Dawkins (Nzl) 10.606 bt Jason Kenny (Eng); Sam Webster (Nzl) 10.308 bt Callum Skinner (Sco); Peter Lewis (Aus) 10.363 bt Njisane Phillip (Tri); Matthew Archibald (Nzl) 10.621 bt Oliva Lewis (Wal); Azizulhasni Awang (Mas) 10.382 bt Philip Hindes (Eng).

HOCKEY

Women's group stage: Malaysia 0 Australia 4.

JUDO

Women’s Under-57kg
First round: Nik Norlydiawati Nik Azman (Mas) lost to Stephanie Inglis (Sco)

Men’s under-66kg
First round: Mohd Farhan Uzair Fikri (Mas) bt Abubakari Nzige (Tan)
Round 16: Mohd Farhan Uzair Fikri (Mas) lost to Colin Oates (Eng)

SQUASH

MEN
First round: Nick Matthew (Eng) bt Xavier Koenig (Mri) 11-3, 11-3, 11-1; Chris Binnie (Jam) bt Ntholeng Leshesa (Les) 11-0, 11-0, 11-1; Alan Clyne (Sco) bt Kevin Hannaway (Svg) 11-1, 11-2, 11-2; Harinder Pal Sandhu (Ind) bt Michael Craig (Nir) 11-9, 11-5, 11-5; Chris Simpson (Ggy) bt Julian Jervis (Cay) 11-7, 11-4, 11-1; Colin Ramasra (Tto) bt Ravindu Laksiri (Sri) 11-9, 11-6, 8-11, 6-11, 11-6; Ryan Cuskelly (Aus) bt bt Kenneth Maina (Ken) 11-7, 11-6, 11-7; Shawn Delierre (Can) bt Moreaina Wei (Png) 11-0, 11-2, 11-5; Peter Barker (Eng) bt Manda Chilambwe (Zam) 11-4, 11-1, 11-3; Mahesh Mangaonkar (Ind) bt Hardeep Reel (Ken) 11-1, 11-5, 11-7; Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan (Mas) bt Robert Maycock (Ber) 11-2, 11-5, 11-4; Peter Creed (Wal) bt Ian Rukunya (Uga) 11-0, 11-2, 11-0; Cameron Pilley (Aus) bt Kale Wilson (Tto) 11-3, 11-2, 11-2; Greg Lobban (Sco) bt Bruce Burrowes (Jam) 11-3, 11-5, 11-9; Campbell Grayson (Nzl) bt Hartaj Bains (Ken) 11-0, 11-4, 11-1; Joe Chapman (Ivb) bt James Faiya (Sle) 11-4, 11-2, 11-2; Kelvin Ndhlovu (Zam) bt Ong Beng Hee (Mas) 11-7, 11-2, 9-11, 11-5; Joel Makin (Wal) bt Alexander Arjoon (Guy) 11-9, 11-8, 11-5; Steve Finitsis (Aus) bt Mwinga Lengwe (Zam) 11-7, 11-4, 11-3; Paul Coll (Nzl) bt Issa Kamara (Sle) 11-0, 11-5, 11-7; Saurav Ghosal (Ind) bt Jules Snagg (Svg) 11-1, 11-6, 11-3; Bradley Hindle (Mlt) bt Scott Fitzgerald (Wal) 11-5, 14-12, 11-9; Ivan Yuen (Mas) bt Ridvan Prosper (Sey) 11-0, 11-3, 11-1; Cameron Stafford (Cay) bt Christian Navas (Gib) 11-2, 11-5, 11-3; Alister Walker (Bot) bt Dilshan Gunawardena (Sri) 11-5, 11-4, 11-2; Kevin Moran (Sco) bt Scott Gautier (Jey) 11-3, 11-3, 11-4; Nartin Knight (Nzl) bt Gihan Suwaris (Sri) 11-0, 11-6, 11-3; Anthony Brindle (Gib) bt Junior Madako (Png) 11-5, 11-4, 11-9; James Wiilstrop (Eng) bt Nicholas Kyme (Ber) 11-4, 11-3, 11-4.

SWIMMING

All heats
MEN
100m backstroke: 1. Chris Walker-Hebborn (Eng) 53.30, 2. Josh Beaver (Aus) 53.68, 3. Mitch Larkin (Aus) 54.18. Selected: 17: Tern Jian Han 58.50.
400m freestyle: 1. David Mckeon (Aus) 3:45.23, 2. Ryan Cochrane (Can) 3:46.62, 3. Stephen Milne (Sco) 3:46.88. Selected: 16. Kevin Yeap Soon Choy 3:56.59; 19. Vernon Lee Jeau Zhi 3:58.50, 21. Welson Sim Wee Sheng 3:39.37.

WOMEN
50m breaststroke: 1. Alia Atkinson (Jam) 30.49 (Games record), 2. Sophie Taylor (Eng) 30.56, 3. Corrie Scott (Sco) 30.64. Selected: 17. Erika Kong Chia Chia 33.51, 18. Christina Loh Yen Ling 33.64, 27. Nadia Adrianna Redza Goh 35.95.
100m butterfly: 1. Alicia Coutts (Aus) 57.93, 2. Katerine Savard (Ca) 58.13, 3. Siobhan O’ Connor (Eng) 58.24. Selected: 18: Yap Siew Hui 1:03.55.
400m individual medley: 1. Hannah Miley (Sco) 4:38.27 (Games record), 2. Aimee Willmott (Eng) 4:39.50, 3. Emily Overholt (Can) 4:39.52. Selected: 12. Erika Kong Chia Chia 5:00.72, 13. Nadia Adrianna Redza Goh 5:07.54.

TRIATHLON
Women's final: 1. Jodie Stimpson (Eng), 2. Kirsten Sweetland (Can), 3. Vicky Holland (Eng).

TABLE TENNIS

Women's team group stage
Group Six: Malaysia 3 Papua New Guinea 0 (Beh Lee Wei bt Samantha Loi 11-1, 11-3, 11-4; Ho Ying bt Idau Chris 11-1, 11-1, 11-5; Ho Ying-Ng Sock Khim bt Lohia Geru-Samantha 11-1, 11-3, 11-1.) 

Men's team group stage
Malaysia 3 Zambia 0 (Mohd Shakirin Ibrahim beat Friday Ngandu 11-4, 11-6, 11-2; Mohd Rizal Mah bt Simasiku Kalaluka 11-7, 11-1, 11-8; Shakirin-Leong Chee Feng bt Kalaluka-Friday 11-6, 11-3, 11-6.)

Golf

British Open

Final round scores: 271: Rory McIlroy (Nir) 66-66-68-71; 273: Sergio Garcia (Spa) 68-70-69-66, Rickie Fowler (US) 69-69-68-67; 275: Jim Furyk 68-71-71-65; 276: Marc Leishman (Aus) 69-72-70-65, Adam Scott (Aus) 68-73-69-66; 277: Charl Schwartzel 71--67-72-67, Edoardo Molinari (Ita) 68-73-68-68; 278: Shane Lowry (Irl) 68-75-70-65, Graeme McDowell (Nir) 74-69-68-67, Victor Dubuisson (Fra) 74-66-68-70; 279: Ryan Moore (US) 70-68-73-68, Robert Karlsson (Swe) 69-71-70-69, Dustin Johnson (US) 71-65-71-72; 280: Francesco Molinari (Ita) 68-70-75-67, David Howell (Eng) 72-70-70-68, Stephen Gallacher (Sco) 70-72-70-68; 281: George Coatzee (Rsa) 70-69-74-68; 282: Angel Cabrera (Arg) 76-69-70-67, Keegan Bradley (US) 73-71-69-69, Chris Kirk (US) 71-74-68-69, Matteo Manassero (Ita) 67-75-68-72; 283: Chris Wood (Eng) 75-70-73-65, Phil Mickelson (US) 74-70-71-68, Justin Rose (Eng) 72-70-69-72; 284: Thomas Bjorn (Sew) 70-71-76-67, Ben Martin (US) 71-73-70-70, Brian Harman (US) 72-73-68-71, An Byeong-hun (Kor) 72-71-69-72, Jimmy Walker (US) 69-71-71-73, Darren Clarke (Nir) 72-72-67-73; 285: DA Points (US) 75-69-72-69, Hunter Mahan (US) 71-73-72-69, David Hearn (Can) 70-73-71-71, Kristoffer Broberg (Swe) 70-73-70-72; 286: Louis Oosthuizen (Rsa) 70-68-76-72, Jordan Spieth (US) 71-75-67-73, Branden Grace (Rsa) 71-72-69-74; 287: Brendon Todd (US) 73-73-74-67, Koumei Oda (Jpn) 69-77-74-67, Henrik Stenson (Swe) 72-73-73-69, Hideki Matsuyama (Jpn) 69-74-73-71, Gary Woodland (US) 75-69-72-71, Thongchai Jaidee (Tha) 72-72-72-71, Kevin STADLER (US) 73-72-71-71, Marc Warren (US) 71-68-72-76; 288: Stewart Cink (US) 71-75-73-69, Gregory Bourdy (Fra) 75-69-74-70, Paul Casey (Eng) 74-71-73-70, Zach Johnson (US) 71-75-71-71; 289: Tom Watson (US) 73-73-75-68, Jason Dufner (US) 70-74-74-71, Bill Haas (US) 70-72-73-7; 290: Matt Kuchar (US) 73-71-74-72, Matt Jones (Aus) 71-74-72-73, Kevin Na (US) 76-70-70-74, Kevin Streelman (US) 72-74-69-7; 291: John Senden (Aus) 71-74-75-71, Ryan Palmer (US) 74-71-76-70, Brandt Snedeker (US) 74-72-71-74, Chris Rodgers (Eng) 73-71-73-74, Jason Day (Aus) 73-73-74-71, James McLeary (Sco) 73-73-75-70; 292: Billy Hurley (US) 73-72-76-71, Thorbjorn Olesen (Den) 75-71-73-73, Luke Donald (Eng) 73-73-71-75; 293: Brooks Koepka (US) 68-77-74-74, Charley Hoffman (US) 74-72-76-71; 294: Tiger Woods (US) 69-77-73-75; 296: Martin Kaymer (Ger) 73-72-72-79; 297: Matthew Every (US) 75-71-73-78; 298: Rhein Gibson (Aus) 72-74-74-78.

LPGA Marathon Classic

Leading second round scores (US unless stated): 269: Lydia Ko (Nzl) 67-67-70-65; 270: Ryu So-yeon (Kor) 68-67-68-67; 272: Cristie Kerr 70-67-68-67; 273: Kelly Tan (Mas) 68-70-68-67, Katherine Kirk (Aus) 69-68-68-68, Lee-Anne Pace (Rsa) 66-68-68-71; 274: Pernilla Lindberg (Swe) 71-68-70-65, Juleita Granada (Par) 68-72-68-66, Kris Tamulis 73-69-64-68, Lindsey Wright (Aus) 67-70-69-68, Mo Martin 67-71-67-69; 275: Rebecca Lee-Bentham (Can) 68-67-72-68, Ai Miyazato (Jpn) 68-72-67-68, Mirim Lee (Kor) 71-67-68-69; 276: Karine Icher (Fra) 73-67-73-63, Lexi Thompson 71-72-66-67, Candie Kung (Tpe) 70-67-69-70; 277: Tiffany Joh 71-72-67-67, Mariajo Uribe (Col) 67-70-71-69, Brittany Lang 70-66-69-72, Brooke Pancake 69-69-67-72, Austin Ernst 66-73-66-72, Jaye Marie Green 72-68-63-74, Laura Diaz 62-69-71-75; 278: Jennifer Rosales (Phi) 70-69-71-68, Jenny Shin (Kor) 72-70-67-69, Beatriz Recari (Spa) 70-68-70-70, Stacy Lewis 70-70-68-70, Meena Lee (Kor) 72-70-66-70, Brittany Lincicome 69-69-69-71, Marina Alex 69-69-69-71.

Tennis

ATP Atlanta Open
Second round: Vasek Pospisil (Can) bt Illya Marchenko (Ukr) 7-5, 6-3; Jack Sock (US) bt Michael Venus (Nzl) 6-4, 6-2; Lukas Lacko (Svk) bt Denis Istomin (Uzb) 5-7, 6-1, 6-4; Dudi Sela (Isr) bt Sam Querrey (US) 6-2, 6-4.

ATP Croatian Open
Second round: Lukas Rosol (Cze) bt Pere Riba (Spa) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1; Marin Cilic (Cro) bt Igor Sijsling (Ned) 7-5, 6-3, Tommy Robredo (Spa) bt Albert Ramos-Vinalos (Spa) 6-4, 6-4; Pablo Carreo-Busta (Spa) bt Carlos Berlocq (Arg) – w/o.

ATP Swiss Open
Second round: Juan Monaco (Arg) bt Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spa) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4; Thomaz Bellucci (Bra) bt Federico Delbonis (Arg) 6-4, 6-4, Pablo Andujar (Spa) bt Blaz Rola (Slo) 6-3, 6-3, Marcel Granollers (Spa) bt Yann Marti (Swi) 6-1, 6-4.

WTA Baku Cup
Second round: Misa Eguchi (Jpn) bt Urszula Radwanska (Pol) 6-2, 6-1; Bojana Jovanovski (Srb) d Katarzyna Piter (Pol) 6-3, 6-1; Pauline Parmentier (Fra) bt Jana Cepelova (Svk) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4; Shahar Peer (Isr) bt Vesna Dolonc (Srb) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3.

WTA Nanchang
Second round: Qiang Wang (Chn) d Noppawan Lertcheewakarn (Tha) 6-1, 7-6 (7-2).

Cycling

Tour de France

Stage 17 (124.5km): 1. Rafal Majka (Pol) TIN 3’35:23, 2. Giovanni Visconti (Ita) MOV 0:29 behind, 3. Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) AST 0:46, 4. Jean Christophe Peraud (Fra) ALM 0:46, 5. Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) CAN 0:49, 6. Pierre Rolland (Fra) EUC 0:52, 7. Frank Schleck (Lux) TRE 1:12, 8. Bauke Mollema (Ned) BKN 1:12, 9. Nicolas Roche (Irl) TIN 1:25, 10. Alejandro Valverde (Spa) MOV 1:35, 11. Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ 1:40, 12. Romain Bardet (Fra) ALM 1:40, 13. Tejay Van Garderen (US) BMC 1:40, 14. Laurens ten Dam (Ned) BKN 1:50, 15. Jon Izagirre (Spa) MOV 1:50, 16. Mikel Nieve (Spa) SKY 2:01, 17. Kristijan Durasek (Cro) LAM 2:05, 18. Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) TRE 2:34, 19. Jurgen Van den Broeck (Bel) LTB 2:52, 20. Amal Moinard (Fra) BMC 3:02.

Leading overall standings: 1. Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) AST 76’41:28, 2. Alejandro Valverde (Spa) MOV 5:26 behind, 3. Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ 6:00, 4. Jean Christophe Peraud (Fra) ALM 6:08, 5. Romain Bardet (Fra) ALM 7:34, 6. Tejay Van Garderen (US) BMC 10:19, 7. Bauke Mollema (Ned) BKN 11:59, 8. Laurens ten Dam (Ned) BKN 12:16, 9. Leopold Knig (Cze) APP 12:40, 10. Pierre Rolland (Fra) EUC 13:15, 11. Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) TRE 14:26, 12. Jurgen Van den Broeck (Bel) LTB 16:08, 13. Frank Schleck (Lux) TRE 18:03, 14. Yury Trofimov (Rus) KAT 28:00, 15. Richie Porte (Aus) SKY 31:00, 16. Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) BKN 31:00, 17. Brice Feillu (Fra) BSE 32:14, 18. Chris Horner (US) LAM 34:48, 19. Mikel Nieve (Spa) SKY 36:09, 20. Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) OPQ 36:41.

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Sports Calendar

July

June 23-July 5
Wimbledon Championships – tennis
London

June 12-July 13
FIFA World Cup Finals – football
Brazil

July 3
Diamond League – athletics
Lausanne, Switzerland

July 6
British Grand Prix – Formula One
Silverstone

July 4-11
World Masters – squash
Hong Kong

July 5
Diamond League – athletics
Paris

July 5-27
Tour de France – cycling
England-France

July 8-13
US Open – badminton
New York

July 10-13
Women's Open – golf
Royal Birkdale, England

July 11-12
Diamond League – athletics
Glasgow, Scotland

July 11-13
German Grand Prix – MotoGP
Sachsenring

July 15-20
Chinese Taipei Open – badminton
Taipei City

July 15-20
Diving World Cup
Shanghai

July 17-20
The Open – golf
Liverpool, England

July 18
Diamond League – athletics
Monaco

July 20
German Grand Prix – Formula One
Hockenheim

July 23-Aug 3
Commonwealth Games
Glasgow

July 27
Hungarian Grand Prix – Formula One
Budapest

July 27-Aug 10
World Masters Championships – swimming
Montreal, Canada

August

July 23-Aug 3
Commonwealth Games
Glasgow, Scotland

July 27-Aug 10
World Masters Championships – swimming
Montreal, Canada

Aug 4-10
Rogers Cup – tennis
Toronto

Aug 7-10
US PGA Championship – golf
Valhalla

Aug 9-17
Cincinnati Open – tennis
US

Aug 10
FA Community Shield – football
Wembley

Aug 10
Indianapolis GP – MotoGP
US

Aug 10-15
Men’s & Women’s World Junior Individual – squash
Windhoek, Namibia

Aug 12
UEFA Super Cup – football
Cardiff, England

Aug 12-17
European Championships – athletics
Zurich

Aug 13-24
European Championships – aquatics
Berlin

Aug 16
English Premier League season starts – football
England

Aug 16-21
Men’s World Junior Team Championship – squash
Windhoek, Namibia

Aug 16-28
Youth Olympic Games
Nanjing, China

Aug 17
Czech Republic GP – MotoGP
Brno

Aug 21
Diamond League – athletics
Stockholm

Aug 24
Diamond League – athletics
Birmingham

Aug 24
Belgium Grand Prix – Formula One
Spa

Aug 25-31
World Championships – badminton
Copenhagen

Aug 25- Sept 7
US Open – tennis
New York

Aug 27-28
Swimming World Cup
Doha, Qatar

Aug 28
Diamond League – athletics
Zurich

Aug 31
British GP – MotoGP
Silverstone

September

Aug 25- Sept 7
US Open – tennis
New York

Aug 23-Sept 14
Tour of Spain (Vuelta Espana) - cycling

Sept 1-7
World University Squash Championships – squash
Chennai, India

Sept 2-7
Vietnam Open – badminton
Ho Chi Minh City

Sept 5
Diamond League – athletics
Brussels, Belgium

Sept 7
Italian Grand Prix – Formula One
Monza

Sept 8-21 World Championships – sailing Santander, Spain

Sept 9-14
Indonesia Open – badminton
TBC

Sept 12
Davis Cup semi-finals – tennis
Various locations

Sept 14
San Marino GP – MotoGP
Misano

Sept 19-Oct 4
Asian Games
Incheon, South Korea

Sept 20-28
World Road Championships – cycling
Spain

Sept 21
Aragon GP – MotoGP
Aragon, Spain

Sept 21
Singapore Grand Prix – Formula One
Singapore

Sept 26-28
Ryder Cup – golf
Gleneagles

Sept 28
Brazil GP – MotoGP
Brasilia

Sept 30-Oct 6
Carol Weymuller Open – squash
New York

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