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Factbox on AFC Bournemouth

28 April 2015

LONDON (Reuters) - Factbox on Bournemouth who effectively sealed promotion to the Premier League for the first time on Monday, just six years after they avoided relegation from the Football League.

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Bournemouth all but promoted to Premier League

28 April 2015

LONDON (Reuters) - Bournemouth effectively sealed promotion to the Premier League for the first time in their 116-year history after a 3-0 win over Bolton Wanderers on Monday, sparking joyous scenes for a club who almost went out of existence in 2009.

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Fan violence threatens to dampen Juve celebrations

28 April 2015

MILAN (Reuters) - Juventus look set to wrap up their fourth successive Serie A title in the next seven days although the crowd violence which marred Sunday's 2-1 defeat at Torino could take the shine of their celebrations.

Torino fans may have been responsible for derby bomb

28 April 2015

MILAN (Reuters) - A paper bomb which went off and injured nine people at Sunday's Turin derby may have been produced by fans of home side Torino and not Juventus as originally believed, Italian authorities said on Monday.

Mourinho backs Leicester to avoid swift Championship return

27 April 2015

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea will take another big step towards the Premier League title if they win at relegation-threatened Leicester City on Wednesday but boss Jose Mourinho expects their opponents to stay up whatever the result.

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27 April 2015

(Reuters) - Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson was trying to keep his players' feet on the ground on Monday following a run of four successive Premier League victories which have lifted them out of the bottom three.

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Defiant Mourinho defends Chelsea against 'boring' jibes

27 April 2015

LONDON (Reuters) - Jose Mourinho has again refuted criticism that his team plays dull football after Arsenal fans jeered them with chants of "Boring, boring Chelsea" during the London derby on Sunday.

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Dortmund's Guendogan could be fit for Bayern semi-final

27 April 2015

BERLIN (Reuters) - Borussia Dortmund playmaker Ilkay Guendogan could return for Tuesday's German Cup semi-final at holders Bayern Munich after missing the league win against Eintracht Frankfurt with a throat infection.

Hungry Bayern will not relax after title win - Guardiola

27 April 2015

MUNICH (Reuters) - Bayern Munich will not ease up after winning the Bundesliga title with four games to spare as they prepare to face Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup semi-final, coach Pep Guardiola said on Monday.

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Vermaelen will have to win his place, Barca coach says

27 April 2015

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen will have to win a place in the team like any other player now that he finally appears to have put his long-term injury woes behind him, coach Luis Enrique said on Monday.

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Malaysian Football

Super League: Armed Forces 1 Sime Darby 1, Lions XII 1 Sarawak 0, Kelantan 2 Selangor 1, Felda United 0 Pahang 1, Police 3 Terengganu 1.


Malaysian Super League

   P  GD Pts
Police 
9 7 18
Selangor
9 9 17
Felda United
9 4 17
JDT 9
4 15
Perak
8 5 14
Pahang 
8 3 14
Terengganu 9 -1 14
Lions XII
9 -4 10
Kelantan
9 -5
10
Sarawak 9 -2 9
Armed Forces
9 -7
6
Sime Darby
9 -13 1
UEFA Champions League

Semi-finals
(First leg on May 5 and 6, Second leg on May 12 and 13)
All matches at 2.45am Malaysian time on the next day

Juventus (Ita) v Real Madrid (Spa)  
Barcelona (Spa) v Bayern Munich (Ger)

Final: Saturday, June 6, 2.45am next day
          Olympiastadion, Berlin.

EPL Results & Standings

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


English Premier League

   P  GD Pts
Chelsea
33 39 77
Man City
34 34 67
Arsenal
33 31 67
Man United
34 25 65
Liverpool 34 11 58
Tottenham
34 6 58
Southampton
34 21 57
Swansea  34 -3 50
Stoke City  34 -3 47
Everton
34 1 44
West Ham
34 0 44
Crystal Palace 34 -5 42
West Brom
34 -14 37
Newcastle  34 -21 35
Aston Villa 
34 -22 32
Hull 33 -14 31
Leicester
33 -16 31
Sunderland 33 -23 30
QPR 34 -21 27
Burnley 34 -26 26
Upcoming EPL Fixtures

SEASON 2014/15 Fixtures

Saturday, April 25
Southampton v Tottenham - 7.45pm
Burnley v Leicester - 10pm
Crystal Palace v Hull - 10pm
Newcastle v Swansea - 10pm
QPR v West Ham - 10pm
Stoke v Sunderland - 10pm
West Brom v Liverpool - 10pm

Sunday, April 26
Man City v Aston Villa - 12.30pm**
Everton v Man United - 8.30pm
Arsenal v Chelsea - 11pm

Wednesday, April 29
Hull v Liverpool - 2.45am**

Thursday, April 30
Leicester v Chelsea - 2.45am**

Saturday, May 2
Leicester v Newcastle - 7.45pm
Aston Villa v Everton - 10pm
Liverpool v QPR - 10pm
Sunderland v Southampton - 10pm
Swansea v Stoke - 10pm
West Ham v Burnley - 10pm

Sunday, May 3
Man United v West Brom - 12.30am**
Chelsea v Crystal Palace - 8.30pm
Tottenham v Man City - 11pm

Tuesday, May 5
Hull v Arsenal - 3am**

Saturday, May 9
Everton v Sunderland - 7.45pm
Aston Villa v West Ham - 10pm
Hull v Burnley - 10pm
Leicester v Southampton - 10pm
Newcastle v West Brom - 10pm
Stoke v Tottenham - 10pm

Sunday, May 10
Crystal Palace v Man United - 12.30am**
Man City v QPR - 8.30pm
Chelsea v Liverpool - 11pm

Tuesday, May 12
Arsenal v Swansea - 3am**

Saturday, May 16
Southampton v Aston Villa - 7.45pm
Burnley v Stoke - 10pm
QPR v Newcastle - 10pm
Sunderland v Leicester - 10pm
Tottenham v Hull - 10pm
West Ham v Everton - 10pm

Sunday, May 17
Liverpool v Crystal Palace - 12.30am**
Swansea v Man City - 8.30pm
Man United v Arsenal - 11pm

Tuesday, May 19
West Brom v Chelsea - 3am**

Thursday, May 21
Arsenal v Sunderland - 2.45am**

Sunday, May 24
(All matches at 10pm)
Arsenal v West Brom
Aston Villa v Burnley
Chelsea v Sunderland
Crystal Palace v Swansea
Everton v Tottenham
Hull v Man United
Leicester v QPR
Man City v Southampton
Newcastle v West Ham
Stoke v Liverpool  

** Denotes morning match

All matches in Malaysian time

Other Football Results

Europa League

Semi-finals
(First leg on May 7, Second leg on May 14)
All matches at 3.05am Malaysian time on the next day

Napoli (Ita) v Dnipro (Ukr)
Sevilla (Spa) v Fiorentina (Ita)

Dutch Div 1: Dordrecht 0 Cambuur 0, FC Zwolle 1 Ajax 1, FC Groningen 1 Feyenoord 1, FC Twente 0 AZ Alkmaar 2.
Leading standings: 1. PSV Eindhoven (champion) 82, 2. Ajax 68, 3. Feyenoord 59, 4. AZ Alkmaar 56, 5. Vitesse Arnhem 54.

French Div 1: Saint-Etienne 1 Montpellier 0, Lens 0 Monaco 3, Reims 2 Lyon 4.
Leading standings: 1. Lyon 68, 2. Paris St Germain 68, 3. Monaco 62, 4. Saint-Etienne 60, 5. Marseille 57. 

German Div 1: SC Paderborn 2 Werder Bremen 2, Borussia Moenchengladbach 1 Wolfsburg 0
Leading standings: 1. Bayern Munich (champion) 76, 2. Wolfsburg 61, 3. Borussia Moenchengladbach 57, 4. Bayer Leverkusen 55, 5. Schalke 42.

Italian Serie A: Atalanta 2 Empoli 2, Genoa 3 Cesena 1, Lazio 1 Chievo 1, Torino 2 Juventus 1, Parma 1 Palermo 0, Verona 3 Sassuolo 2, Fiorentina 1 Cagliari 3, Napoli 4 Sampdoria 2.
Leading standings: 1. Juventus 73, 2. Lazio 59, 3. Roma 58, 4. Napoli 56, 5. Sampdoria 50.

Spanish Div 1: Malaga 1 Deportivo La Coruna 1, Almeria 2 Eibar 0, Sevilla 2 Rayo Vallecano 0, Celta Vigo 2 Real Madrid 4.
Leading standings: 1. Barcelona 81, 2. Real  Madrid 79, 3. Atletico Madrid 72, 4. Sevilla 66, 5. Valencia 65.

Badminton

Asian Badminton Championships

All final

Men’s singles: Lin Dan (Chn) bt Tian Houwei (Chn) 21-19, 21-8.

Men's doubles: Lee Yong-dae-Yoo Yong-seong (Kor) bt Mohd Ahsan-Hendra Setiawan (Ina) 18-21, 24-22, 21-19.

Women's singles: Intanon Ratchanok (Tha) bt Li Xuerui (Chn) 20-22, 23-21, 21-12.

Women’s doubles: Ma Jin-Tang Yuanting (Chn) bt Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo 21-11, 21-15.

Mixed doubles: Ahmad Tontowi-Liliyana Natsir (Ina) bt Lee Chun-hei- Chau Hoi-wah (Tpe) 21-16, 21-15.

Basketball

NBA CHAMPIONSHIP 

Playoffs

Western Conference: Dallas 121 Houston 109 (Houston lead series 3-1), LA Clippers 114 San Antonio 105 (series tied 2-2).

Eastern Conference: Cleveland 101 Boston 93 (Cleveland advance 4-0), Washington 125 Toronto 94 (Washington advance 4-0).

Tennis

Barcelona Open

Final: Kei Nishikori (Jpn) bt Pablo Andujar (Spa) 6-4, 6-4.

WTA Stuttgart Grand Prix

Final: Angelique Kerber (Ger) bt Caroline Wozniacki (Den) 3-6, 6-1, 7-5.

Nastase Tiriac Trophy

Final: Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spa) bt Jiri Vesely (Cze) 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (13-11).

Golf

PGM Danau Closed Championship

Leading final round scores: 278: Daeng Abd Rahman (a) 72-68-68-70; 279: Sukree Othman 72-65-72-70, Akhmal Tarmizee 70-67-73-69; 282: Kemarol Baharin 71-67-72-72; 283: Shahriffuddin Ariffin 74-74-68-67; 284: R. Nachimuthu 73-68-73-70; 285: Shaaban Hussin 73-70-72-70, Mohd Rizal Amin 72-75-66-72; 285: Airil Rizman 71-70-71-73; 286: Bryan Teoh Wiyang (a) 73-69-75-69, Amir Nazrin (a) 72-74-70-70, Irfan Yusoff 72-70-72-72, Khor Kheng Hwai 69-68-76-73, Ben Leong 71-72-70-73,Kim Leun Kwang 71-71-70-74.

Swinging Skirts Classic

Leading final round scores (US unless stated): 280: Lydia Ko (Nzl) 67-72-71-70 (won on second playoff hole), Morgan Pressel 69-72-67-72; 281: Brooke Henderson (Can) 70-65-72-74; 282: Kwak Min-seo (Kor) 72-67-69-74; 283: Feng Shanshan (Chn) 70-70-71-72; 284: Jang Ha-na (Kor) 68-71-77-68, Amy Yang (Kor) 72-68-75-69, Stacy Lewis 69-71-71-73; 285: Lee Mi-rim (Kor) 74-68-73-70, Kim Sei-young (Kor) 74-69-70-72; 286: Choi Na-yeon (Kor) 69-68-78-71, Sakura Yokomine (Jpn) 71-67-77-71; 287: P.K. Kongkraphan (Tha) 68-76-71-72, Sandra Gal (Ger) 74-67-72-74.
Selected: 290: Kelly Tan (Mas) 72-70-74-74 (=26th)

Zurich Open

Leading final round scores (US unless stated): 266: Justin Rose (Eng) 69-66-65-66; 267: Cameron Tringale 69-65-68-65; 268: Boo Weekley 64-70-69-65; 269: Jim Herman 69-68-67-65, Jason Day (Aus) 67-65-68-69; 270: David Hearn (Can) 65-70-67-68, Daniel Berger 66-67-68-69; 271: Blayne Barber 67-70-64-70, Chesson Hadley 67-72-66-66, Chad Campbell 67-68-68-68, Whee Kim (Kor) 68-71-68-64; 272: Steve Wheatcroft 72-66-69-65, Jason Gore 70-68-66-68, George McNeill 74-64-66-68, Sean O’Hair 65-71-68-68, Erik Compton 66-69-68-69, Steven Bowditch (Aus) 68-67-71-66, Justin Thomas 68-66-72-66, Scott Pinckney 69-70-65-68, D.A. Points 70-69-68-65, Hudson Swafford 67-66-70-69.

China Open

Leading final round scores: 279: Wu Ashun (Chn) 73-66-69-71; 280: David Howell (Eng) 68-72-68-72; 281: Emiliano Grillo (Arg) 73-70-69-69, Prom Meesawat (Tha) 72-70-68-71, Alexander Levy (Fra) 69-68-71-73; 282: Li Haotong (Chn) 71-68-69-74; 283: Richie Ramsay (Sco) 72-68-70-73; 284: An Byeong-hun (Kor) 72-68-76-68, Romain Wattel (Fra) 72-67-74-71, Peter Uihlein (US) 70-67-76-71, Tyrrell Hatton (Eng) 75-69-69-71, Julien Quesne (Fra) 69-67-76-72, Magnus Carlsson (Swe) 73-72-65-74.

Indonesian Masters

Leading final round scores: 281: Lee Westwood (Eng) 69-74-65-73 (won at first sudden-death playoff hole), Chapchai Nirat (Tha) 68-74-73-66; 282: Kalem Richardson (AUS) 75-70-70-67; 283: Thomas Bjorn (Den) 66-76-71-70: 284: Thitiphun Chuayprakong (Tha) 71-77-67-69, Y.E. Yang (Kor) 73-71-69-71; 285: Angelo Que (Phi) 72-75-72-66; 286: Paul Peterson (US) 71-73-73-69, Prayad Marksaeng (Tha) 73-72-72-69, Berry Henson (US) 75-72-69-70; 287: Matthew Giles (Aus) 74-73-71-69, Adilson Da Silva (Bra) 73-76-69-69 Lionel Weber (Fra) 73-74-69-71, Bryce Easton (Rsa) 73-77-65-72.

Cycling
Motorsport
Bahrain F1 Grand Prix 

Race: 1. Lewis Hamilton (Bri) Mercedes 1’35:05.809, 2. Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) Ferrari 3.380sec onds behind, 3. Nico Rosberg (Ger) Mercedes 6.033, 4. Valtteri Bottas (Fin) Williams 42.957, 5. Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Ferrari 43.989, 6. Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) Red Bull 1:01.751, 7. Romain Grosjean (Fra) Lotus 1:24.763. 8. Sergio Perez (Mex) Force India 1 lap, 9. Daniil Kvyat (Rus) Red Bull 1 lap, 10. Felipe Massa (Bra) Williams 1 lap, 11. Fernando Alonso (Spa) McLaren 1 lap, 12. Felipe Nasr (Bra) Sauber 1 lap, 13. Nico Hulkenberg (Ger) Force India 1 lap, 14. Marcus Ericsson (Swe) Sauber 1 lap, 15. Pastor Maldonado (Ven) Lotus 1 lap, 16. Will Stevens (Bri) Marussia 2 laps, 17. Roberto Merhi (Spa) Marussia 3 laps.

Overall standings

Drivers: 1. Lewis Hamilton (Bri) 93pts, 2. Nico Rosberg (Ger) 66, 3. Sebastian Vettel (Ger) 65, 4. Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) 42, 5. Felipe Massa (Bra) 31, 6. Valtteri Bottas (Fin) 30, 7. Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) 19, 8. Felipe Nasr (Bra) 14, 9. Romain Grosjean (Fra) 12, 10. Nico Hulkenberg (Ger) 6, 11. Max Verstappen (Ned) 6, 12. Carlos Sainz Jr (Spa) 6, 13. Sergio Perez (Mex) 5, 14. Marcus Ericsson (Swe) 5, 15. Daniil Kvyat (Rus) 4

Constructors: 1. Mercedes 159pts, 2. Ferrari 107, 3. Williams 61, 4. Red Bull 23, 5. Sauber AG 19, 6. Toro Rosso 12, 7. Lotus 12, 8. Force India 11.

Argentina Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP: 1. Valentino Rossi (Ita) Yamaha 41:35.644, 2. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita) Ducati 5.685 seconds behind, 3. Cal Crutchlow (Bri) Honda 8.298, 4. Andrea Iannone (Ita) Ducati 8.352, 5. Jorge Lorenzo (Spa) Yamaha 10.192, 6. Bradley Smith (Bri) Yamaha 19.876, 7. Aleix Espargaro (Spa) Suzuki 24.333, 8. Pol Espargaro (Spa) Yamaha 27.670, 9. Scott Redding (Bri) Honda 34.397, 10. Maverick Vinales (Spa) Suzuki 34.808.

Leading standings: 1. Valentino Rossi (Ita) 66 pts, 2. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita) 60, 3. Andrea Iannone (Ita) 40, 4. Jorge Lorenzo (Spa) 37, 5. Marc Marquez (Spa) 36, 6. Cal Crutchlow (Bri) 34, 7. Bradley Smith (Bri) 28, 8. Aleix Espargaro (Spa) 22, 9. Pol Espargaro (Spa) 15, 10. Maverick Vinales (Spa) 15.

Moto2: 1. Johann Zarco (Fra) Kalex 39:45.497, 2. Alex Rins (Spa) Kalex 2.715 seconds behind, 3. Sam Lowes (Bri) Speed Up 4.161, 4. Mika Kallio (Fin) Kalex 5.310, 5. Franco Morbidelli (Ita) 7.958, 6. Thomas Luthi (Swi) Kalex 9.408, 7. Sandro Cortese (Ger) Kalex 9.926, 8. Lorenzo Baldassarri (Ita) Kalex 10.028, 9. Jonas Folger (Ger) Kalex 10.152, 10. Hafizh Syahrin (Mas) Kalex 11.316.

Leading standings: 1. Johann Zarco (Fra) 53pts, 2. Alex Rins (Spa) 49, 3. Sam Lowes (Bri) 41, 4. Franco Morbidelli (Ita) 33, 5. Jonas Folger (Ger) 32, 6. Mika Kallio (Fin) 31, 7. Thomas Luthi (Swi) 30, 8. Xavier Simeon (Bel) 20, 9. Hafizh Syahrin (Mas) 20, 10. Sandro Cortese (Ger) 20.

Moto3: 1. Danny Kent (Bri) Honda 38:25.621, 2. Efren Vazquez (Spa) Honda 10.334 seconds behind, 3. Isaac Vinales (Spa) Husqvarna 10.396, 4. Miguel Oliveira (Por) KTM 10.767, 5. Brad Binder (Rsa) KTM 11.117, 6. Fabio Quartararo (Fra) Honda 11.195, 7. Karel Hanika (Cze) KTM 11.388, 8. Romano Fenati (Ita) KTM 11.603, 9. Enea Bastianini (Ita) Honda 11.712, 10. Niklas Ajo (Fin) KTM 11.806.

Leading standings: 1. Danny Kent (Bri) Honda 66pts, 2. Efren Vazquez (Spa) Honda 49, 3. Enea Bastianini (Ita) Honda 40, 4. Fabio Quartararo (Fra) Honda 39, 5. Isaac Vinales (Spa) Husqvarna 33, 6. Brad Binder (Rsa) KTM 28, 7. Alexis Masbou (Fra) Honda 25, 8. John McPhee (Bri) Honda 22, 9. Karel Hanika (Cze) KTM 18, 10. Romano Fenati (Ita) KTM 16.

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Sports Calendar

April

ATHLETICS

Apr 5: Daegu International Marathon, South Korea
Apr 12: Milano Marathon, Italy.
             Mangyoungdae Marathon, North Korea
             Brighton Marathon, Britain
             Rotterdam Marathon, Holland
             Santiago Marathon, Chile
             Paris Marathon, France
             Vienna City Marathon, Austria
Apr 19: Hannover Marathon, Germany
             Nagano Marathon, Japan
Apr 20: Boston Marathon, USA
Apr 26: London Marathon, England
     Madrid Marathon, Spain

BADMINTON

Apr 7-12: Singapore Open
Apr 14-19: China Masters, Changzhou
April 21-16: Asia Championships, China
Apr 28-May 3: New Zealand Open, Auckland

DIVING

Apr 2-5: Grand Prix, Mexico
Apr 9-12: Grand Prix, Canada
Apr 16-19: Grand Prix, Puerto Rico
Apr 24-26: World Series, Russia

FOOTBALL

Apr 14-15: Champions League quarter-finals first leg
Apr 16: Europa League quarter-finals first leg
Apr 18-19: FA Cup semi-finals, Wembley
Apr 21-22: Champions League quarter-finals first leg
Apr 23: Europa League quarter-finals first leg

GOLF

Asian Tour
Apr 23-26:
Indonesian Open, Jakarta

US PGA
Apr 2-5: Houston Open, Texas
Apr 9-12: US Masters, Georgia
Apr 16-19: RBC Heritage, South Carolina
Apr 23-26: Zurich Classic, Louisiana
Apr 29-May 3: World Golf Championships Match Play, San Francisco

European Tour
Apr 23-26:
China Open, Shanghai

LPGA
Apr 2-5:
ANA Inspiration, California
Apr 15-18: Lotte Championship, Hawaii
Apr 23-26: Swinging Skirts Classic, San Francisco

MotoGP

Apr 10-12: Grand Prix of the Americas, Texas
Apr 17-19: Argentinian Grand Prix, Temas de Rio

FORMULA ONE

Apr 10-12: Chinese Grand Prix, Shanghai
Apr 17-19: Bahrain Grand Prix, Shakir

SQUASH

March 31-Apr 5: Paris Open (men), France
Apr 2-10: El Gouna International (men), Egypt
Apr 7-12: Texas Open (women), USA
Apr 20-24: Malaysian Tour Leg 2
Apr 13-19: Grasshopper Cup (men), Switzerland
Apr 29-May 2: Canadian Championships

TENNIS

Apr 6-12: Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco
                US Men’s Clay Court Championship, Houston
Apr 12-19: Monte Carlo Masters, Monaco
Apr 20-26: Barcelona Open, Spain
                  BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy, Romania
Apr 27-May 3: BMW Open, Germany
                        Estoril Open, Portugal
                        Istanbul Open, Turkey

TABLE TENNIS

Apr 26-May 3: World Championships, China

May

ATHLETICS

May 15: Doha Diamond League, Qatar
May 17: Shanghai Diamond League, China
May 29 & 30: Prefontaine Classic, Oregon, US

BADMINTON

May 10-17: Sudirman Cup, Dongguan, China

FOOTBALL

May 5&6: Champions League semi-finals 1st leg
May 12&13: Champions League semi-finals 2nd leg
May 27: Europa League final, Warsaw, Poland

GOLF

Asian Tour
May 7-10: Mauritius Open

European Tour
May 7-10: Mauritius Open
May 14-17: Open de Espana, Barcelona, Spain
May 21-14: BMW Championship, England
May 28-31: Irish Open, Northern Open

US PGA
April 29-May 3: WGC-Cadillac Matchplay, California
May 7-10: The Players Championship, Florida
May 14-17: Wells Fargo Championships, North Carolina
May 21-24: Crowne Plaza International @ Colonial, Texas
May 28-31: AT&T Byron Nelson Championship, Texas

LPGA
April 30-May 3: North Texas Shootout, Texas
May 14-17: Kingsmill Championship, Virginia
May 29-31: ShopRite Classic, New Jersey

FORMULA ONE

May 8-10: Spanish GP, Barcelona
May 21-24: Monaco GP

MotoGP

May 1-3: Spanish GP, Jerez
May 15-17: French GP, Le Mans
May 29-31: Italian GP, Mugello

TENNIS

May 3-10: Mutua Madrid Open, Spain
May 10-17: International BNL Italy, Rome
May 17-23: Nice Open, France
               : Geneva Open, Switzerland
May 24-June 7: French Open, Paris

SQUASH

April 28-May 3: Houston Open, US
May 9-17: British Open, Hull, England
May 17-23: Sharm El Sheikh International Championship
May 25-30: HKFC International, Hong Kong
May 26-31: Sporta International Tournament, Guatemala

June

AQUATICS
June 26-28: FINA Diving Grand Prix, Madrid, Spain.

ARCHERY
June 8-14: Archery World Youth Championships, Yankton, US.

ATHLETICS
June 3-7: 21st Asian Athletics Championships, Wuhan, China.
June 7: IAAF Diamond League, Birmingham, England.
June 13: IAAF Diamond League, New York, US.

BADMINTON
June 2-7: Indonesia Open Superseries, Jakarta, Indonesia.
June 16-21: US Open Badminton Championships, New York, US.

BASKETBALL
June 4 onwards: NBA Finals, USA/Canada.

FOOTBALL
June 6: UEFA Champions League final, Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany.
June 6- July 5: Women’s World Cup, Canada
June 11- July 14: Copa America, Chile.

HOCKEY
June: Ice Hockey Stanley Cup Finals, venue TBA.
June 3-14: Men’s Field Hockey World League Semi-final 2, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
June 10-21: Women’s Field Hockey World League Semi-final 2, Valencia, Spain.
June 20-Jul 5: Men’s and Women’s Field Hockey World League Semi-final 1, Antwerp, Belgium.

GOLF
June 4-7: The Memorial Tournament, Dublin, Ohio, US; Nordea Masters, Malmo, Sweden; Manulife LPGA Classic, Ontario, Canada
June 8-14: FedEx St. Jude Classic, Memphis, Tennessee, US
June 11-14: Lyoness Open, Atzenbrugg, Austria; Women’s PGA Championship, New York, US
June 18-21: US Open, Chambers Bay, University Place, Washington
June 25-28: BMW International Open, Munich, Germany
June 26-28: Walmart Championship (LPGA), Arkansas, US

TENNIS
May 24- June 6: Roland Garros, Paris, France
June 8-14: Aegon Open Nottingham, UK; Topshelf Open, Holland
June 15-21: Aegon Championships, London, England; Gerry Weber Open, Halle, Germany; Aegon Classic, Birmingham, England
June 21-27: Aegon International Eastbourne, UK
June 29- July 1: Wimbledon, London, England

MOTORSPORTS
June 7: MotoGP- Grand Prix de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
June 21: F1 - Austrian Grand Prix, Spielberg, Austria.
June 27: MotoGP - Motul TT Assen Grand Prix, Assen, Netherlands.

MULTI-SPORTS
June 5-16: SEA Games, Singapore.

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