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Milton Keynes Dons' Will Grigg celebrates his goal against Manchester United during their League Cup soccer match at stadiummk in Milton Keynes, north of London  August 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
Massimiliano Allegri (2nd R), manager of Italian Serie A soccer champions Juventus, kicks the ball to players during a training session in Sydney August 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Jason Reed
Alvaro Morata celebrates his goal against Rayo Vallecano during their Spanish First Division soccer match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid March 29, 2014. REUTERS/Andrea Comas
AC Milan's Urby Emanuelson (L) is tackled by Douglas of Sao Paulo during the third place match at the Audi Cup friendly soccer tournament in Munich August 1, 2013.   REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

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AC Milan's Urby Emanuelson (L) is tackled by Douglas of Sao Paulo during the third place match at the Audi Cup friendly soccer tournament in Munich August 1, 2013.   REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

Barcelona sign Sao Paulo defender Douglas

27 August 2014

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Barcelona have agreed to sign defender Douglas Pereira from Sao Paulo for four million euros, the Spanish club said on Tuesday.

AC Milan's Urby Emanuelson (L) is tackled by Douglas of Sao Paulo during the third place match at the Audi Cup friendly soccer tournament in Munich August 1, 2013.   REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

Barcelona sign Sao Paulo defender Douglas

27 August 2014

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Barcelona have agreed to sign defender Douglas Pereira from Sao Paulo for four million euros, the Spanish club said on Tuesday.

Porto's Hector Herrera (R) challenges Lille's Pape Souare during their Champions League second leg qualifying soccer match at Dragao stadium in Porto August 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Brahimi, Hulk shine while Celtic go out again

27 August 2014

BERNE (Reuters) - Porto and Zenit St Petersburg swept into the Champions League group stage, helped by inspired displays from Yacine Brahimi and Hulk, on Tuesday while hapless Celtic were knocked out of the competition for a second time in three weeks.

Porto's Hector Herrera (R) challenges Lille's Pape Souare during their Champions League second leg qualifying soccer match at Dragao stadium in Porto August 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Brahimi, Hulk shine while Celtic go out again

27 August 2014

BERNE (Reuters) - Porto and Zenit St Petersburg swept into the Champions League group stage, helped by inspired displays from Yacine Brahimi and Hulk, on Tuesday while hapless Celtic were knocked out of the competition for a second time in three weeks.

Porto's Hector Herrera (R) challenges Lille's Pape Souare during their Champions League second leg qualifying soccer match at Dragao stadium in Porto August 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Brahimi, Hulk shine while Celtic go out again

27 August 2014

BERNE (Reuters) - Porto and Zenit St Petersburg swept into the Champions League group stage, helped by inspired displays from Yacine Brahimi and Hulk, on Tuesday while hapless Celtic were knocked out of the competition for a second time in three weeks.

United's Van Gaal says Di Maria won't provide instant fix

27 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United's new winger Angel Di Maria will not change the course of their troubled season straight away following his British record transfer from Real Madrid, manager Louis van Gaal said on Tuesday.

United's Van Gaal says Di Maria won't provide instant fix

27 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United's new winger Angel Di Maria will not change the course of their troubled season straight away following his British record transfer from Real Madrid, manager Louis van Gaal said on Tuesday.

United's Van Gaal says Di Maria won't provide instant fix

27 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United's new winger Angel Di Maria will not change the course of their troubled season straight away following his British record transfer from Real Madrid, manager Louis van Gaal said on Tuesday.

Manchester United's Tom Cleverley challenges Valencia's Andres Guardado (L) during their friendly soccer match at Old Trafford in Manchester, northern England August 12, 2014.  REUTERS/Andrew Yates

Mexico's Guardado joins PSV Eindhoven on loan

27 August 2014

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Mexico international Andres Guardado joined Dutch championship leaders PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday on a season-long loan from Valencia, the clubs said.

Argentina's Angel Di Maria celebrates scoring against Switzerland during extra time in their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo in this July 1, 2014 file photo.  REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/Files

United smash British record by signing Di Maria

27 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United smashed the British transfer record when they signed Argentina winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for 59.7 million pounds on Tuesday.

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Results and Fixtures

Malaysian Football

Malaysia Cup

Group A: Felda United 0 Pahang 2, Lions XII 2 JDT II 2.
Group B: Terengganu 2 Perak 1, Sarawak 1 Kedah 2.
Group C: JDT 5 Penang 0, Kelantan 1 Armed Forces 2. 
Group D: Selangor 0 Police 2, T-Team 2 Sime Darby FC 1.


EPL Results & Standings

Man City 3 Liverpool 1
Everton 2 Arsenal 2
Aston Villa 0 Newcastle 0
Chelsea 2 Leicester 0
C. Palace 1 West Ham 3
Southampton 0 West Brom 0
Swansea 1 Burnley 0
Hull 1 Stoke 1
Tottenham 4 QPR 0
Sunderland 1 Man Utd 1


English Premier League

   P  GD Pts
Tottenham
2 5 6
Chelsea
2 4 6
Man City
2 4 6
Swansea
2 2 6
Arsenal
2 1 4
Hull
2 1 4
Aston Villa
2 1 4
West Ham
2 1 3
Liverpool
1 -1 3
Everton
2 0 2
Sunderland
2 0 2
West Brom
2 0 2
Man Utd
2 -1 1
Southampton
2 -1 1
Stoke
2 -1 1
Leicester City 2 -2 1
Newcastle
2 -2 1
Crystal Palace
2 -3 0
Burnley
2 -3 0
QPR
2 -5 0
Upcoming EPL Fixtures

SEASON 2014/15 Fixtures

Saturday, Aug 30
Burnley v Man Utd - 7.45pm
Man City v Stoke - 10pm
Newcastle v Crystal Palace - 10pm
QPR v Sunderland - 10pm
Swansea v West Brom - 10pm
West Ham v Southampton - 10pm

Sunday, Aug 31
Everton v Chelsea - 12.30am**
Aston Villa v Hull - 8.30pm
Tottenham v Liverpool - 8.30pm
Leicester v Arsenal - 11pm

Saturday, Sept 13
Arsenal v Man City - 7.45pm
Chelsea v Swansea - 10pm
Crystal Palace v Burnley - 10pm
Southampton v Newcastle - 10pm
Stoke v Leicester - 10pm
Sunderland v Tottenham - 10pm
West Brom v Everton - 10pm

Sunday, Sept 14
Liverpool v Aston Villa - 12.30am**
Man Utd v QPR - 11pm

** Denotes morning match

All matches in Malaysian time

Other Football Results

Asian Champions League quarter-finals first leg: Al Hilal (Ksa) 1 Al Sadd (Qat) 0, Al Ain (UAE) 2 Al Ittihad (Ksa) 0.

English League One: Bristol City 0 Leyton Orient 0, Chesterfield 0 Milton Keynes Dons 1, Coventry 2 Barnsley 2, Crawley Town 1 Bradford 3, Crewe 2 Rochdale 5, Doncaster 1 Preston 1, Gillingham 2 Swindon 2, Notts County 2 Colchester 1, Oldham 1 Port Vale 1, Peterborough 1 Sheff Utd 2, Scunthorpe 0 Fleetwood Town 2, Walsall 1 Yeovil 2.
Leading standings: Fleetwood Town 9, Bradford 7, Bristol City 7, Milton Keynes Dons 6, Peterborough 6.

English League Two: Burton Albion 1 Exeter 0, Cheltenham 0 Carlisle 0, Hartlepool 0 Dag & Red 2, Luton 1 Bury 1, Mansfield 1 Newport County 0, Morecambe 1 Oxford Utd 0, Plymouth 1 Stevenage 1, Portsmouth 2 Northampton 0, Shrewsbury 4 Accrington Stanley 0, Southend 0 AFC Wimbledon 1, Wycombe 0 Tranmere 2, York 2 Cambridge Utd 2.
Leading standings: Morecambe 9, Burton Albion 9, Shrewsbury 7, Portsmouth 7, AFC Wimbledon 7.

Badminton

World Championships

First round

Men’s singles: Nguyen Tien Minh (Vie) bt Howard Shu (Usa) 21-16, 21-17; Jan O Jorgensen (Den) bt Maxime Moreels (Bel) 21-15, 21-11; Sho Sasaki (Jpn) bt Osleni Guerrero (Cub) 21-13, 21-15; Lee Chong Wei (Mas) bt Lee Dong-keun (Kor) 21-11, 21-12; Eetu Heino (Fin) bt Giovanni Greco (Ita) 21-11, 21-13; Dinuka Karunaratna (Srl) bt Valeriy Atrashchenkov (Ukr) 18-21, 21-17, 21-16; Viktor Axelsen (Den) bt Henri Hurskainen (Swe) 21-14, 21-15; Sattawat Pongnairat (Tha) bt Jacob Maliekal (Rsa) 21-16, 21-16; Tanonsak Saensomboonsuk (Tha) bt Kieran Merrilees (Sco) 21-16, 21-17; Vladimir Malkov (Rus) bt Dymtro Zavadsky (Ukr) 21-6, 21-13; Hu Yun (Hkg) bt Alex Yuwan Tjong (Bra) 21-15, 21-17; Dieter Domke (Ger) bt P. Kashyap (Ind) 26-24, 13-21, 21-18; Marc Zwiebler (Ger) bt Niluka Karunaratne (Srl) 21-18, 21-11; Chen Long (Chn) bt Luka Wraber (Aut) 21-18, 21-10.
David Obernosterer (Aut) bt Daniel Paiola (Bra) 17-21, 21-11, 21-17; Wei Nan (Hkg) bt Kento Momota (Jpn) 18-21, 21-18, 21-12; Chou Tien-chen (Tpe) bt Raul Must (Est) 16-21, 21-18, 21-17; Wang Zhengming (Chn) bt Michal Rogalski (Pol) 21-15, 21-12; Erik Meijs (Ned) bt Jow Wu (Nzl) 21-16, 21-13; Petr Koukal (Cze) bt Vladimir Ivanov (Rus) 21-19, 21-16; Lee Chong Wei (Mas) bt Lee Dong-keun (Kor) 21-11, 21-12; Dieter Domke (Ger) bt P. Kashyap (Ind) 26-24, 13-21, 21-18; Dinuka Karunaratna (Sri) bt Valeriy Atrashchenkov (Ukr) 18-21, 21-17, 21-16; Jan O Jorgensen (Den) bt Maxime Moreels (Bel) 21-15, 21-11; Eetu Heino (Fin) bt Giovanni Greco (Ita) 21-11, 21-13; Sho Sasaki (Jpn) bt Osleni Guerrero (Cub); Nguyen Tien Minh (Vie) bt Howard Shu (US) 21-16, 21-17; Viktor Axelsen (Den) bt Henri Hurskainen (Swe) 21-14, 21-15.

Men’s doubles: Peter Kaesbauer-Josche Zurwonne (Ger) bt Liang Jui-wei-Liao Kuan-hao (Tpe) 15-21, 21-19, 28-26; Takeshi Kamura-Keigo Sonoda (Jpn) bt Jun Kang-Cheng Liu (Chn) 16-21, 21-19, 21-17; Lukasz Moren-Wojciech Szkudlarczyk (Pol) bt Matijs Dierickx-Freek  Golinski (Bel) 21-19, 21-18; Pranaav Jerry Chopra-Akshay Dewalkar (Ind) bt Chan Yun Lung-Lee Chun Hei (Hkg) 21-19, 16-21, 22-20; Mads Conrad-Petersen-Mads Pieler Kolding (Den) bt Vladimir Ivanov-Ivan Sozonov (Rus) 21-18, 21-18; Robin Middleton-Ross Smith (Aus) bt Li Kevin-Nyl Yakura (Can) 20-22, 24-22, 21-7; Chen Hung-ling-Lu Chia-pin (Tpe) bt Anders Skaarup Rasmussen-Kim Astrup Sorensen (Den) 8-21, 23-21, 21-16.

Selected Malaysians results
Women’s singles: Sarah Walker (Eng) bt Sanntasah Saniru 21-18, 19-21, 21-12; Tee Jing Yi bt Michelle Chan Ky (Hkg) 21-14, 21-19.; Sarah Walker (Eng) bt Sannatasah Saniru (Mas) 21-18, 19-21, 21-12.
Women’s doubles: Ng Hui Lin-Ng Hui Ern bt Tosin Damilola Atolagbe-Fatima Azeez (Nig) 21-4, 21-10; Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo bt Sarka Krizkova-Katerina Tomalova (Rus) 21-11, 21-12.
Mixed doubles: Chris Adcock-Gabrielle Adcock (Eng) bt Tan Aik Quan-Lai Pei Jing 21-16, 21-9.
Golf

US PGA Barclays

Leading final round scores (US unless stated):204: 270: Hunter Mahan 66-71-68-65; 272: Stuart Appleby (Aus) 73-66-68-65, Cameron Tringale 66-68-72-66, Jason Day (Aus) 72-64-68-68; 273: Ernie Els (Rsa) 68-68-71-66, William McGirt 68-71-68-66, Matt Kuchar 68-70-68-67; 274: Jim Furyk 66-69-69-70; 275: Patrick Reed 71-66-73-65, Rickie Fowler 68-73-67-67, Kevin Na 70-66-70-69, Morgan Hoffmann 70-70-66-69; 276: Gary Woodland 73-66-69-68, Bo Van Pelt 65-71-70-70; 277: Bill Haas 70-70-70-67, Adam Scott (Aus) 69-65-75-68, Stewart Cink 69-72-68-68, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (Spa) 70-69-68-70; 278: Chris Stroud 69-70-69-70, Ryo Ishikawa (Jpn) 67-73-68-70, Erik Compton 68-69-70-71; 279: John Senden (Aus) 68-71-74-66, Jordan Spieth 70-70-72-67, Zach Johnson 68-70-72-69, Steven Bowditch (Aus) 68-72-70-69, Charles Howell 66-75-68-70, Angel Cabrera (Arg) 71-69-69-70, Rory McIlroy (Nir) 74-65-70-70, Paul Casey (Eng) 66-71-71-71.

Czech Masters

Leading final round scores (Britain and Ireland unless stated): 274: Jamie Donaldson 66-69-71-68; 276: Bradley Dredge 68-70-66-72; 277: Soren Kjeldsen (Den) 68-70-68-71, Merrick Bremner (Rsa) 70-68-70-69; 280: Tommy Fleetwood 72-65-73-70, Eddie Pepperell 70-72-71-67; 281: Sam Walker 69-71-70-71, Stephen Gallacher 70-67-71-73; 282: James Heath 73-70-71-68, Garrick Porteous 70-67-72-73, Peter Hedblom (Swe) 70-68-73-71, Scott Jamieson 71-73-74-64; 283: Craig Lee 69-71-71-72, Javier Colomo (Spa) 69-71-71-72, Matthew Baldwin 72-71-67-73, Danny Willett 68-75-72-68, Kenneth Ferrie 68-71-71-73, James Morrison 70-68-72-73; 284: Peter Uihlein (US) 70-73-72-69, Paul Waring 68-71-70-75, David Lipsky (US) 69-71-69-75, Tim Sluiter (Ned) 69-73-70-72.

LPGA Canadian Women’s Open

Leading final round scores (US unless stated):Ryu So-yeon (Kor) 63-66-67-69; 267: Choi Na-yeon (Kor) 64-70-66-67; 270: Park In-bee (Kor) 66-71-65-68; 271: Azahara Munoz (Spa) 66-71-63-71; 273: Kim Kaufman 69-70-68-66, Danielle Kang 66-68-70-69; 275: Suzann Pettersen (Nor) 69-68-70-68, Cristie Kerr 67-68-70-70, Brittany Lincicome 71-65-68-71, Anna Nordqvist (Swe) 65-69-69-72; 276: Caroline Masson (Ger) 67-70-72-67, Pornanong Phatlum (Tha) 70-69-68-69; 278: Mariajo Uribe (Col) 69-69-71-69, Pernilla Lindberg (Swe) 68-70-71-69, Karrie Webb (Aus) 69-72-67-70; 279: Karine Icher (Fra) 71-71-68-69, Line Vedel (Den) 71-72-67-69, Lee Mi-hyang (Kor) 67-69-72-71; 280: Kristy McPherson 70-72-71-67, Lee Il-hee (Kor) 71-69-69-71, Felicity Johnson (Eng) 69-69-71-71, Haru Nomura (Jpn) 68-69-72-71; 281: Jenny Shin (Kor) 70-71-72-68, Morgan Pressel 70-69-72-70, Stacy Lewis 71-68-71-71, Jacqui Concolino 69-70-71-71, Lizette Salas 70-66-74-71, Brittany Lang 68-70-70-73.

Tennis

US Open

First round
Men’s singles: Sam Querrey (USA) bt Maximo Gonzalez (Arg) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3; Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spa) bt Lu Yen-hsun (Tpe) 6-4, 6-2, 6-2; Jan-Lennard Struff (Ger) bt Mikhail Kukushkin (Kaz) 2-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 7-5; John Isner (USA) bt Marcos Giron (USA) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2, 7-6 (7-2); Kei Nishikori (Jpn) bt Wayne Odesnik (USA) 6-2, 6-4, 6-2; Pablo Andujar (Spa) bt Jack Sock (USA) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 rtd; Borna Coric (Cro) bt Lukas Rosol (Cze) 6-4, 6-1, 6-2; Victor Estrella Burgos (Dom) bt Igor Sijsling (Ned) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2; Gilles Simon (Fra) bt Radu Albot (Mda) 6-3, 6-4, 6-2; Federico Del Bonis (Arg) bt Noah Rubin (USA) 6-4, 6-3, 6-0; Bernard Tomic (Aus) bt Dustin Brown (Ger) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4, 7-6 (7-3); David Ferrer (Spa) bt Damir Dzumhur (Bih) 6-1, 6-2, 2-6, 6-2; Gael Monfils (Fra) bt Jared Donaldson (USA) 6-4, 6-2, 6-4; Alejandro Gonzalez (Col) bt Dmitry Tursunov (Rus) 6-4, 6-4, 7-5; Paolo Lorenzi (Ita) bt Yoshihito Nishioka (Jpn) 6-1, 6-2, 2-1 rtd; Richard Gasquet (Fra) bt Denis Istomin (Uzb) 7-5, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4; Fabio Fognini (Ita) bt Andrey Golubev (Kaz) 6-4, 6-4, 6-2; Adrian Mannarino (Fra) bt Pere Riba (Spa) 3-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-2; Tim Smyczek (USA) bt Filip Krajinovic (Srb) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5); Roberto Bautista (Spa) bt Andreas Haider-Maurer (Aut) 5-7, 7-6 (7-1), 1-6, 7-5, 6-1; Ivo Karlovic (Cro) bt Jarkko Nieminen (Fin) 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4; Marcel Granollers (Spa) bt Jurgen Melzer (Aut) 7-6 (7-1), 6-3, 6-2; Sam Groth (Aus) bt Albert Ramos (Spa) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3; Roger Federer (Swi) bt Marinko Matosevic (Aus) 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4).

Women’s singles: Serena Williams (USA) bt Taylor Townsend (USA) 6-3, 6-1; Vania King (USA) bt Francesca Schiavone (Ita) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3; Varvara Lepchenko (USA) bt Alison Van Uytvanck (Bel) 7-5, 6-2; Mona Barthel (Ger) bt Zhang Shuai (Chn) 6-1, 6-2; Samantha Stosur (Aus) bt Lauren Davis (USA) 6-1, 6-4; Kaia Kanepi (Est) bt Pauline Parmentier (Fra) 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 6-1; Coco Vandeweghe (USA) bt Donna Vekic (Cro) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1; Carla Suarez Navarro (Spa) bt Ajla Tomljanovic (Aus) 3-6, 6-2, 6-1; Flavia Pennetta (Ita) bt Julia Goerges (Ger) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1; Shelby Rogers (USA) bt Maryna Zanevska (Ukr) 6-4, 6-3; Nicole Gibbs (USA) bt Caroline Garcia (Fra) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3; Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Rus) bt Teliana Pereira (Bra) 6-2, 6-0; Casey Dellacqua (Aus) bt Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (Aut) 7-5, 6-3; Wang Qiang (Chn) bt Paula Kania (Pol) 6-2, 6-0; Karolina Pliskova (Cze) bt Yvonne Meusburger (Aut) 6-2, 6-2; Ana Ivanovic (Srb) bt Alison Riske (USA) 6-3, 6-0; Petra Kvitova (Cze) bt Kristina Mladenovic (Fra) 6-1, 6-0; Petra Cetkovska (Cze) bt Klara Koukalova (Cze) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3; Aleksandra Krunic (Srb) bt Katarzyna Piter (Pol) 6-4, 6-1; Madison Keys (USA) bt Jarmila Gajdosova (Aus) 6-0, 6-3; Marina Erakovic (Nzl) bt Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus) 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3); Elena Vesnina (Rus) bt Chan Yung-jan (Tpe) 6-0, 7-5; Christina McHale (USA) bt Chanelle Scheepers (Rsa) 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (7-5); Victoria Azarenka (Blr) bt Misaki Doi (Jpn) 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 6-1; CiCi Bellis (USA) bt Dominika Cibulkova (Svk) 6-1, 4-6, 6-4; Zarina Diyas (Kaz) bt Lesya Tsurenko (Ukr) 6-1, 6-2; Polona Hercog (Slo) bt Elina Svitolina (Ukr) 6-2, 7-6 (7-4); Ekaterina Makarova (Rus) bt Grace Min (USA) 6-4, 6-2; Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (Cze) bt Ashleigh Barty (Aus) 6-1, 6-3; Monica Niculescu (Rom) bt Yaroslava Shvedova (Kaz) 6-7 (5-7), 6-1, 7-5; Sorana Cirstea (Rom) bt Heather Watson (Bri) 6-1, 6-1; Eugenie Bouchard (Can) bt Olga Govortsova (Blr) 6-2, 6-1.

Swimming

European Championship

All finals
MEN
50m breaststroke: 1. Adam Peaty (Bri) 27.00, 2. Giedrius Titenis (Ltu) 27.34, 3. Damir Dugonjic (Slo) 27.48.
100m butterfly: 1. Konrad Czerniak (Pol) 51.38, 2. Laszlo Cseh (Hun) 51.89, 3. Pavel Sankovich (Blr) 51.92.
200m backstroke: 1. Radoslaw Kawecki (Pol) 1:56.02, 2. Christian Diener (Ger) 1:57.16, 3. Gabor Balog (Hun) 1:57.42.
4x200m freestyle: 1. Germany 7:09.00, 2. Russia 7:10.29, 3. Belgium 7:10.39.

WOMEN
50m backstroke: 1. Francesca Halsall (Bri) 27.81, 2. Georgia Davies (Bri) 27.82, 3. Mie Nielsen (Den) 27.87.
200m freestyle: 1. Federica Pellegrini (Ita) 1:56.01, 2. Katinka Hosszu (Hun) 1:56.69, 3. Femke Heemskerk (Ned) 1:56.81.
1,500m freestyle: 1. Mireia Belmonte Garcia (Spa) 15:57.29, 2. Boglarka Kapas (Hun) 16:03.04, 3. Martina Caramignoli (Ita) 16:05.98

Motorsport

Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix

308km (44 laps):1. Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) Red Bull 1’24:36.556, 2. Nico Rosberg (Ger) Mercedes 3.383 seconds behind, 3. Valtteri Bottas (Fin) Williams 28.032, 4. Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) Ferrari 36.815, 5. Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Red Bull 52.196, 6. Kevin Magnussen (Den) McLaren 54.262, 7. Jenson Button (Bri) McLaren 54.580, 8. Fernando Alonso (Spa) Ferrari 1:01.162, 9. Sergio Perez (Mex) Force India 1:04.293, 10. Daniil Kvyat (Rus) Toro Rosso 1:05.347, 11. Nico Hulkenberg (Ger) Force India 1:05.697, 12. Jean-Eric Vergne (Fra) Toro Rosso 1:11.920, 13. Felipe Massa (Bra) Williams 1:15.975, 14. Adrian Sutil (Ger) Sauber 1:22.447, 15. Esteban Gutierrez (Mex) Sauber 1:30.825, 16. Max Chilton (Bri) Marussia 1 lap, 17. Marcus Ericsson (Swe) Caterham 1 lap, 18. Jules Bianchi (Fra) Marussia 5 laps.

Drivers’s standings: 1. Nico Rosberg (Ger) 220pts, 2. Lewis Hamilton (Bri) 191, 3. Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) 156, 4. Fernando Alonso (Spa) 119, 5. Valtteri Bottas (Fin) 110, 6. Sebastian Vettel (Ger) 98, 7. Nico Hulkenberg (Ger) 69, 8. Jenson Button (Bri) 66, 9. Kevin Magnussen (Den) 45, 10. Felipe Massa (Bra) 40, 11. Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) 39, 12. Sergio Perez (Mex) 31, 13. Jean-Eric Vergne (Fra) 11, 14. Romain Grosjean (Fra) 8, 15. Daniil Kvyat (Rus) 7, 16. Jules Bianchi (Fra) 2.

Constructors’ standings: 1. Mercedes 411pts, 2. Red Bull Racing 254, 3. Ferrari 158, 4. Williams 150, 5. McLaren 111, 6. Force India 100, 7. Toro Rosso 18, 8. Lotus 8, 9. Marussia 2.


Petronas AAM Malaysian Cub Prix

Race results
CP130:1.Norizman Ismail (Honda) 14’56.458s, 2.Mohd Zamri Baba (Honda) 14’57.576s, 3.Mohd Adib Rosley (Yamaha) 15’00.359s, 4.Mohd Affendi Rosli (Yamaha) 15’04.563s,5.Sasitharen Sukumaran (Honda) 15’04.833s.

Overall Standings:1.Mohd Zaqhwan Zaidi (Honda) 100 points 2.Norizman Ismail (Honda) 98 points 3.Mohd Affendi Rosli (Yamaha) 76 points 4.Ahmad Afif Amran (Yamaha) 73 points 5.Ahmad Fazli Sham (Yamaha) 61 points.

CP115: 1. Mohd Izzat Zaidi Salehan (Yamaha) 49.127, 2. Abdul Muhaimin Roslan (Yamaha) 49.280, 3. Elly Idzlianizar Ilias (Honda) 49.355, 4. Mohd Amirul Ariff Musa (Honda) 49.493, 5. Ahmad Abdul Kadir (Yamaha) 49.763.

CP115:1.Mohd Izzat Zaidi Salehan (Yamaha) 12’03.041s, 2.Mohd Amirul Ariff Musa (Honda) 12’04.000s, 3.Zaidy Mohd Zaifaizal (Yamaha) 12’05.092s, 4.Tengku Amirul Haffiruddin (Yamaha) 12’11.953s, 5.Abdul Muhaimin Roslan (Yamaha) 12’19.022s.

Overall Standings: 1.Zaidy Mohd Zaifaizal (Yamaha) 119 points, 2.Mohd Izzat Zaidi Salehan (Yamaha) 112 points, 3.Tengku Amirul Haffiruddin (Yamaha) 88 points, 4.Mohd Amirul Ariff Musa (Honda) 83 points, 5.Mohd Syafiq Rosli 63 points.

Squash

Hong Kong Open

Qualifying finals
Men:Alfredo Avila (Mex) bt Tom Richards (Eng) 11-7, 11-5, 6-11, 15-13; Zahed Mohamed (Egy) bt Steve Finitsis (Aus) 11-8, 11-4, 5-11, 11-5; Rex Hedrick (Aus) bt Omar Abdel Aziz (Egy) 8-11, 11-4, 11-5, 6-11, 11-4; Henrik Mustonen (Fin) bt Mahesh Mangaokar (Ind) 11-9, 12-10, 11-8; Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan (Mas) bt Matthew Karwalski (Aus) 11-7, 10-12, 11-3, 14-12; Shaun Le Roux (Rsa) bt Leo Au (Hkg) 11-8, 11-4, 8-11, 11-6; Mohamed Abouelghar (Egy) bt Raphael Kendra (Ger) 11-6, 11-9, 8-11, 6-11, 11-5; Fares Dessouki (Egy) bt Eddie Charlton (Eng) 3-11, 11-9, 11-6, 13-11.

Women: Kanzy El Dafrawy (Egy) bt Amanda Landers-Murphy (Nzl) 11-7, 9-11, 11-5, 11-9; Milou van der Heijden (Hol) bt Zulhijjah Azan (Mas) 12-10, 11-6, 6-11, 11-9; Delia Arnold (Mas) bt Elise Ng (Hkg) 11-5, 11-6, 11-9; Mariam Metwally (Egy) bt Liu Tsz Ling (Hkg) 12-10, 11-9, 11-4; Samantha Teran (Mex) bt Ho Tze Lok (Hkg) 11-8, 11-7, 11-7; Latasha Khan (US) bt Lau Tin Yan (Hkg) 11-2, 11-2, 11-5; Laura Pomportes (Fra) bt Li Dongjin (Chn) 8-11, 11-2, 8-11, 11-6, 11-3; Salma Hany (Egy) bt Belen Etchechoury (Arg) 11-6, 11-3, 11-6.

Malaysian Tour Squash Circuit (SSJM) 

First round: Haseeb Gul (Pak) bt Mohd Farez Izwan (Mas) 11-6, 11-6, 11-8; Ravi Dixit (Ind) bt Ong Sai Hung (Mas) 11-2, 11-4, 11-6; Valentino Bon Jovi Bong (Mas) bt Mohd Akmal (Mas) 11-1, 11-1, 11-2; Shehab Essam Hosny (Egy) bt Yoo Jae-jin (Kor) 5-11, 11-6, 2-11, 11-3, 11-5; Umar Balaj Malik (Pak) bt Mubarak Mohsin (Pak) 11-5, 10-12, 12-10, 5-11, 11-8; Muhammad Shoib Hassan (Pak) bt Mir Hamza Gul (Pak) 11-1, 11-1, 11-1; Ahmad Alsarraj (Jor) bt Mohd Hannan Tarmidi (Mas) 11-5, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6; Harinderpal Sandhu (Ind) bt Mohd Syafiq Kamal (Mas) 11-3, 11-9, 11-5; Aamir Malik (UAE) bt Shyan Kwan (Mas) 11-5, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6; Sanjay Singh Chal (Mas) bt Gurshan Singh (Mas) 11-4, 11-6, 11-2; Elvinn Keo (Mas) bt S. Puvendran (Mas) 11-2, 11-1, 11-8; Mohd Addeen Idrakie (Mas) bt Khaled Mostafa (Egy) 11-9, 10-12, 11-7, 11-7; Ramit Tandon (Ind) bt Bryan Lim (Mas) 11-4, 11-5, 12-10; Ng Eain Yow (Mas) bt Muhammad Mohsin Khan (Pak) 11-6, 11-4, 11-6.

Cycling

Tour of Spain

Fourth Stage (164.7km): 1. John Degenkolb (Ger) GIA 4’02:55, 2. Vicente Reynes (Spa) IAM, 3. Michael Matthews (Aus) ORI, 4. Damiano Caruso (Ita) CAN, 5. Daniel Martin (Irl) GRM, 6. Alexandre Kolobnev (Rus) KAT, 7. Lloyd Mondory (Fra) ALM, 8. Valerio Conti (Ita) LAM, 9. Bob Jungels (Lux) TRE, 10. Fabio Aru (Ita) AST all same time.
Leading overall standings: 1. Michael Matthews (Aus) ORI 13’30:44, 2. Nairo Quintana (Col) MOV 8 seconds behind, 3. Alejandro Valverde (Spa) MOV 15, 4. Rigoberto Uran (Col) OPQ19, 5. Damiano Caruso (Ita) CAN 21, 6. Esteban Chaves (Col) ORI 21, 7. George Bennett (Nzl) CAN 24, 8. Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) TRE 24, 9. Alberto Contador (Spa) TIN 27, 10. Wilco Kelderman (Ned) BKN 27.
Selected: 13. Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC 29, 15. Chris Froome (Bri) SKY 35.

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Sports Calendar

August


Aug 9-17
Cincinnati Open – tennis
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, Germany

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
MotoGP - Czech Republic GP,Brno

Aug 21
Diamond League – athletics
Stockholm, Sweden

Aug 24
Diamond League – athletics
Birmingham, England

Aug 24
Belgium Grand Prix – Formula One
Spa

Aug 25-31
World Championships – badminton
Copenhagen, Denmark

Aug 25- Sept 7
US Open – tennis
New York

Aug 27-28
Swimming World Cup
Doha, Qatar

Aug 28
Diamond League – athletics
Zurich, Switzerland

Aug 31
MotoGP – British GP, 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

October

Sept 27 - Oct 5
WTA China Open - tennis
Beijing

Oct 2-5
Reignwood LPGA Classic - golf
Beijing, China

Oct 3-12
World Artistic Championships - gymnastics
Nanning, China

Oct 5
Japanese Grand Prix - Formula One
Suzuka

Oct 5-12
Shanghai Rolex Masters - tennis
Shanghai

Oct 6-12
WTA Generali Ladies Linz - tennis
Austria

Oct 9-18
US Open - squash
Philadelphia

Oct 9-12
Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia - golf
Kuala Lumpur

Oct 11
Rugby League: Super League Grand Final - Rugby
Manchester, England

Oct 12
Standard Chartered KL Marathon
Kuala Lumpur

Oct 12
Russian Grand Prix- Formula One
Sochi

Oct 7-12
Dutch Open - Badminton
Almere

Oct 12
Japan GP - MotoGP
Motegi

Oct 13-19
WTA Kremlin Cup - tennis
Moscow, Russia

Oct 14-19
Denmark Open (Superseries Premier) - Badminton
Odense

Oct 16-19
LPGA HanaBank Championship
Incheon, South Korea

Oct 19
Australian GP - MotoGP
Phillip Island

Oct 20-26
BNP Paribas WTA Finals - tennis
Singapore

Oct 21-26
France Open (Superseries) - Badminton
Paris

Oct 26
Malaysian GP - MotoGP
Sepang

Oct 27 - Nov 2
WTA Yinzhou Bank Open - tennis
Ningbo, China

Oct 27 - Nov 2
BNP Paribas Masters - tennis
Paris

Oct 28
National Basketball Association season starts - basketball
USA

Oct 28 - Nov 2
Bitburger SaarLorLux Open - badminton
Saarbrucken, Germany

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