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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

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Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to young soccer players during a visit to Spartak's stadium Otkrytie Arena in Moscow, August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Putin opens 2018 World Cup Stadium in Moscow

27 August 2014

MOSCOW Russia (Reuters) - Russia's newest completed World Cup stadium, the Otkrytie Arena, in Moscow, was opened by the country's President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.

Queens Park Rangers' Neil Warnock gestures to the referee during his team's Premier League match against Manchester United at Loftus Road Stadium in London in this December 18, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Warnock gives up the quiet life for Palace

27 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Sixteen months after apparently settling for a quiet life with his family in Cornwall, 65-year-old Neil Warnock returned to football management with one of his many former clubs, Crystal Palace, on Wednesday.

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Everton's Eto'o thanks Mourinho and eyes early reunion

27 August 2014

(Reuters) - Everton's new signing Samuel Eto'o has thanked Jose Mourinho for helping him to be accepted in the Premier League during his spell last season at Chelsea, against whom he now hopes to make his debut on Saturday.

Celtic's supporters sing before before their Champions League soccer match against NK Maribor in Celtic Park Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Celtic slammed after second Champions League exit

27 August 2014

(Reuters) - Former Celtic players accused the club of refusing to invest sufficiently in the squad after the Scottish champions wasted a Champions League reprieve by crashing out of the competition in the play-off round.

Louis Van Gaal walks onto the pitch before their English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northern England August 24, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

Man United's humiliation is Milton Keynes' glory

27 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - From being the most reviled club in British football, MK Dons woke up on Wednesday to find they had gained new friends all over the world with a single result.

Serie A transfers

27 August 2014

ROME (Reuters) - Below is a list of the main incoming transfers by Serie A clubs for the 2014-15 season. Players' previous clubs in brackets.

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

Italy under a cloud for Serie A kickoff

27 August 2014

ROME (Reuters) - The Serie A season kicks off on Saturday with Italian football at a new low following a miserable World Cup campaign and the election of a federation president embroiled in a racism row.

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.

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.

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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

AFC Champions League quarter-finals second leg: Al Sadd (Qat) 0 Al Hilal (Ksa) 0 (Al Hilal win 1-0 on aggregate), Al Ittihad (Ksa) 1 Al Ain (Uae) 3 (Al Ain win 5-1 on aggregate).

Champions League playoff, second leg: Zenit St Petersburg (Rus) 3 Standard Liege (Bel) 0 (Zenit win 4-0 on aggregate), BATE Borisov (Blr) 3 Slovan Bratislava (Svk) 0 (BATE win 4-1 on aggregate), Celtic (Sco) 0 Maribor (Slo) 1 (Maribor win 2-1 on aggregate), APOEL (Cyp) 4 Aalborg (Den) 0 (APOEL win 5-1 on aggregate), Porto (Por) 2 Lille (Fra) 0 (Porto win 3-0 on aggregate).

English League Cup second round: Bournemouth 3 Northampton Town 0, Brentford 0 Fulham 1, Burnley 0 Sheffield Wednesday 1, Crewe Alexandra 2 Bolton 3 (after extra time), Derby County 1 Charlton Athletic 0, Gillingham 0 Newcastle 1, Huddersfield Town 0 Nottingham Forest 2, Leicester City 0 Shrewsbury Town 1, Middlesbrough 3 Preston North End 1, Millwall 0 Southampton 2, Milton Keynes Dons 4 Manchester United 0, Norwich City 3 Crawley Town 1, Port Vale 2 Cardiff City 3, Scunthorpe United 0 Reading 1, Swansea City 1 Rotherham United 0, Swindon Town 2 Brighton and Hove Albion 4 (after extra time), Walsall 0 Crystal Palace 3, Watford 1 Doncaster Rovers 2, West Bromwich Albion 1 Oxford United 1 (after extra time, West Bromwich Albion win 7-6 on penalties), West Ham 1 Sheffield United 1 (after extra time, Sheffield United win 5-4 on penalties).

Scottish League Cup
First round: Queen’s Park 1 Rangers 2.
Second round: Dundee 4 Raith Rovers 0, Falkirk 0 Cowdenbeath 0 (after extra time, Falkirk win 4-3 on penalties), Greenock Morton 0 Partick Thistle 1, Hamilton Academical 4 Alloa Athletic 1, Hibernian 3 Dumbarton 2, Kilmarnock 1 Ayr United 0, Livingston 1 Queen of the South 0 (after extra time), Stenhousemuir 1 Heart of Midlothian 2, St Mirren 2 Dunfermline Athletic 1, Stranraer 1 Ross County 2.

Badminton

World Championships

Men’s singles
First round: Tommy Sugiarto (Ina) bt Derek Wong (Sin) 21-12, 21-14; Son Wan-ho (Kor) bt Brice Leverdez (Fra) 20-22, 2112, 21-19; K. Srikanth (Ind) bt Iztok Utrosa (Slo) 21-11, 11-21, 21-12; Rajiv Ouseph (Eng) bt Chong Wei Feng (Mas) 17-21, 24-22, 1-16; Eric Pang (Ned) bt Mathias Borg (Swe) 21-11, 21-8; Tian Houwei (Chn) bt Takuma Euda (Jpn) 21-16, 12-21, 21-14; Hans Kristian Vittinghus (Den) bt Hsu Jen-hao (Tpe) 21-17, 21-11; Yuhan Tan (Ger) bt Jan Frohlich (Cze) 21-14, 21-17.
Second round: Scott Evans (Irl) bt David Obernosterer (Aut) 21-7, 21-18; Jan O Jorgensen (Den) bt Eetu Heino (Fin) 21-9, 21-17; Hu Yun (Hkg) bt Ville Lang (Fin) 17-21, 21-15, 21-17; Shon Wan-ho (Kor) bt Sattawat Pongnairat (Usa) 21-6, 21-12; Wang Zhengming (Chn) bt Petr Koukal (Cze) 21-15, 19-21, 21-7; Hans Kristian Vittinghus (Den) bt Yuhan Tan (Ger) 21-18, 21-15.

Men’s doubles
First round: Goh V Shem-Lim Khim Wah bt Andries Malan-Willem Viljoen (Rsa) 21-12, 21-11; Berry Angriawan-Ricky Karanda Suwardi (Ina) bt Adrian Liu-Derrick Ng (Can) 21-13, 21-13; Danny Bawa Chrisnanta-Chayut Triyachart (Tha) bt Kevin James Dennerly-Minturn-Oliver Leydon-Davis (Nzl) 15-21, 21-16, 21-15; Chris Langridge-Peter Mills (Eng) bt Philip Chew-Sattawat Pongnairat (Usa) 21-10, 21-10; Michael Fuchs-Johannes Schoettler (Ger) bt Jacco Arends-Jelle Maas (Bra) 21-17, 21-12; Li Junhui-Liu Yuchen (Chn) bt Martin Campbell-Patrick Machugh (Sco) 21-16, 21-12; Manu Attri-B Sumeeth Reddy (Ind) bt Nikita Khakimov-Vasily Kuznetsov (Rus) 21-19, 21-23, 21-19.
Second round: Michael Fuchs-Johannes Schoettler (Ger) bt Maneepong Jongjit-Nipitphon Puangpuapech (Tha) 21-19, 19-21, 21-15; Lee Sheng-mu-Tsai Hsia-chin (Tpe) bt Goh V Shem-Lim Khim Wah (Mas) 21-11, 11-7 rtd; Takeshi Kamura-Keigo Sonoda (Jpn) bt Chris Adcock-Andrew Ellis (Eng) 18-21, 21-17, 21-15; Manu Attri-B Sumeeth Reddy (Ind) bt Hirokatsu Hashimoto-Noriyasu Hirata (Jpn) 21-19, 21-19; Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong (Mas) bt Li Junhui-Liu Yuchen (Chn) 21-14, 21-18.

Selected Malaysians
Women’s doubles
First round: Lim Yin Loo-Lee Meng Yean bt Gabrielle Adcock-Lauren Smith (Eng) 21-9, 21-19; Amelia Anscelly-Soong Fie Cho bt Misato Aratama-Megumi Taruno (Jpn) 21-12, 21-18.
Second round: Luo Ying-Luo Yu (Chn) bt Yin Loo-Meng Yean 21-7, 21-15.

Golf

SapuraKencana National Qualifier

Leading final round scores
213: Danny Chia 66-76-71, Khor Kheng Hwai 74-69-70 (Danny wins on first playoff hole); 217: Mohd Azman 72-73-72, Mohd Rizal Amin 72-72-73; 219: M. Sasidaran 75-75-69, Mohd Sukree 76-72-71, Airil Rizman 71-75-73.

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

First round
Men: Borja Golan (Spa) bt Laurens Jan Anjema (Hol) w.o; Mohamed Abouelghar (Egy) bt Joe Lee (Eng) 11-7, 2-11, 9-11, 11-5, 11-4; Gregoire March (Fra) bt Karim Darwish (Egy) 11-5, 11-8, 7-11, 11-7; Nicolas Mueller (Swi) bt Cameron Pilley (Aus) 11-8, 11-4, 11-5.

Women: Annie Au (Hkg) bt Heba El Torky (Egy) 11-6, 11-4, 11-4; Nour El Tayeb (Egy) bt Mariam Metwally (Egy) 13-11, 12-10, 11-8; Rachael Grinham (Aus) bt Samantha Teran (Mex) 11-4, 11-7, 12-10; Low Wee Wern (Mas) bt Tong Tsz Wing (Hkg) 7-11, 11-4, 11-2, 11-8; Nouran Gouhar (Egy) bt Joshna Chinappa (Ind) 11-8, 11-4, 11-7; Alison Waters (Eng) bt Misaki Kobayashi (Jpn) 11-4, 11-8, 11-7.

Malaysian Tour Squash Circuit

Second round: Karim Al Fathi (Egy) bt Haseeb Gul (Pak) 11-5, 11-5, 11-5; Ravi Dixit (Ind) bt Valentino Bon Jovi Bong (Mas) 11-7, 5-11, 12-10, 13-11; Shehab Essam Hosny (Egy) bt Umar Balaj Malik (Pak) 11-1, 11-4, 11-2; Ahmad Alsarraj (Jor) bt Muhammad Shoib Hassan (Pak) 12-10, 11-8, 11-8; Harinderpal Sandhu (Ind) bt Aamir Malik (UAE) 11-4, 12-10, 11-7; Sanjay Singh Chal (Mas) bt Elvinn Keo (Mas) 11-8, 11-7, 20-18; Ramit Tandon (Ind) bt Mohd Addeen Idrakie (Mas) 11-2, 11-7, 11-7; Ammar Altamimi (Kuw) bt Ng Eain Yow (Mas) 11-4, 11-7, 11-3.

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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