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Brazilian soccer player and Barcelona forward Neymar waves as he wears a "Yukata", a casual summer Kimono, after receiving it as a souvenir from the organizer during a fan event in Tokyo July 31, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino
Belgium's national soccer players Romelu Lukaku attends a training session in Mogi das Cruzes July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Argentine Football Association President Julio Grondona gestures during a meeting in Luque, near Asuncion February 4, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno

Neymar aiming to return to action with Barca on Aug 18

Fandi’s sons get CIMB sponsorship

Lukaku leaves Chelsea to join Everton in £28 million deal

Argentine FA chief, FIFA executive Grondona dies

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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

Suarez's CAS appeal will be heard on Aug. 8

2 August 2014

MADRID (Reuters) - Luis Suarez's appeal against a four-month ban for biting will be heard at the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Aug. 8, a spokesman for his new club Barcelona said on Friday.

(L-R) Belgium's Thomas Vermaelen, Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld react after the 2014 World Cup quarter-finals between Argentina and Belgium at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia July 5, 2014. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Vermaelen may leave Arsenal, says Wenger

2 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hinted on Friday that defender Thomas Vermaelen could leave the Premier League club before the end of the transfer window.

Zenit St.Petersburg's Cristian Ansaldi (front) controls the ball in front of Atletico Madrid's Arda Turan during their Champions League Group G soccer match at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid September 18, 2013.    REUTERS/Juan Medina

Atletico take Argentine Ansaldi on loan from Zenit

2 August 2014

MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid have taken Argentine fullback Cristian Ansaldi on a season-long loan from Russian club Zenit St Petersburg, the La Liga champions said on Friday.

Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa reacts after conceding a penalty goal to Klaas-Jan Huntelaar of the Netherlands (not pictured) during their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza June 29, 2014.  REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Malaga sign Mexico World Cup goalkeeper Ochoa

2 August 2014

MADRID (Reuters) - Malaga have signed Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, who impressed at the World Cup finals, as a replacement for Willy Caballero after the Argentine left to join Manchester City this month.

Real stadium plans disrupted by Madrid court ruling

1 August 2014

MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid's plans to remodel their Bernabeu stadium were thrown into doubt on Friday after a court in the Spanish capital suspended an agreement between the club and the city government that is crucial to the project.

Dollah wants his team to play a certain way

1 August 2014

PETALING JAYA: Newly-appointed national coach Dollah Salleh will change Malaysia’s style of play.

Cardiff City's Craig Noone (C) is challenged by Fulham's Steve Sidwell (R) and Brede Hangeland (L) during their English Premier League soccer match at Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, March 8, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

Crystal Palace sign Norwegian defender Hangeland

1 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Experienced Norwegian defender Brede Hangeland has made the short move across London from Fulham to Crystal Palace, signing a one-year deal on Friday.

Malta's Terence Vella (top) fails to connect with a cross as Bulgaria's Nikolay Bodurov challenges during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match at the National Stadium in Ta' Qali, outside Valletta, September 10, 2013.REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Fulham bolster defence with Bulgarian Bodurov

1 August 2014

SOFIA (Reuters) - English Championship (second tier) club Fulham have signed Bulgaria centre back Nikolay Bodurov from Litex Lovech on a three-year contract, the four-times Bulgarian champions said on Friday.

Manchester United  head coach Louis van Gaal welcomes forward Javier Chicharito Hernandez (14) onto the pitch in the second half against AS Roma at Sports Authority Field. Jul 26, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

No escaping Van Gaal's gaze for Manchester United squad

1 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United's squad have been warned. Slack off in training and new manager Louis van Gaal will be watching you.

Greece's Sokratis Papastathopoulos (L) fights for the ball with Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba during their 2014 World Cup Group C soccer match at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza June 24, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Soccer-Drogba still has killer instinct, says Mourinho

1 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Veteran striker Didier Drogba will still strike fear into defenders when he begins his second spell at Chelsea, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday.

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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 third qualifying round, first leg: Aktobe (Kaz) 2 Steaua Bucharest (Rom) 2, Qarabag (Aze) 2 FC Salzburg (Aut) 1, HJK Helsinki (Fin) 2 Apoel FC (Cyp) 2, Ael Limassol (Chy) 1 Zenit St Petersburg (Rus) 0, Dniepropetrovsk (Ukr) 0 Copenhagen (Den) 0, Grasshopper Zurich (Swi) 0 Lille (Fra) 2, Feyenoord (Ned) 1 Besiktas (Tur) 2, Standard Liege (Bel) 0 Panathinaikos (Gre) 0, Ludogorets Razgrad (Bul) 0 Partizan Belgrade (Srb) 0, Aalborg (Den) 0 Dinamo Zagreb (Cro) 1, Maribor (Slo) 1 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Isr) 0, Legia Warsaw (Pol) 4 Celtic Glasgow (Sco) 1.

Club friendly: Manchester City 2 Liverpool 2 (Liverpool win 3-1 on penalties).

Commonwealth Games

ATHLETICS
Men
Discus: 1. Vikas Shive Gowda (Ind) 63.64m, 2. Apostolos Parellis (Cyp) 63.32m, 3. Jason Morgan (Jam) 62.34m.
800m: 1. Nijel Amos (Bot) 1:45.18, 2. David Rudisha (Ken) 1:45.48, 3. Andre Olivier (Rsa) 1:46.03.
400m hurdles: 1. Cornel Fredericks (Rsa) 48.50, 2. Jehue Gordon (Tto) 48.75, 3. Jeffrey Gibson (Bah) 48.78.
200m: 1. Rasheed Dwyer (Jam) 20.14, 2. Warren Weir (Jam) 20.26, 3. Jason Livermore (Jam) 20.32.

Women
Long Jump: 1. Ese Brume (Ngr) 6.56m, 2. Jazmin Sawyers (Eng) 6.54m, 3. Christabel Nettey (Can) 6.49m.
400m hurdles: 1. Kaliese Spencer (Jam) 54.10, 2. Eilidh Child (Sco) 55.02, 3. Janieve Russell (Jam) 55.64.
200m: Blessing 1. Okagbare (Ngr) 22.25, 2. Jodie Williams (Eng) 22.50, 3. Bianca Williams (Eng) 22.58.

BADMINTON
Quarter-finals

Men's singles: P. Kashyap (Ind) bt Liew Daren (Mas) 21-13, 21-14; Rajiv Ouseph (Eng) bt Kieran Merrilees (Sco) 21-14, 21-7.
Women's singles: P.V. Sindhu (Ind) bt Anna Rankin (Nzl) 21-10, 21-9; Michelle Li (Can) bt Sara Walker (Eng) 21-18, 21-18; Michelle Chan (Nzl) bt Kirsty Gilmour (Sco) 21-9, 21-10.
Women's doubles: Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo (Mas) bt Jennifer Fry-Sandra Le Grange (Rsa) 21-7, 21-10.
Mixed doubles: Chris Langridge-Olver Heather (Eng) bt Toby Ng-Alexandra Bruce (Can) 21-7, 21-10; Chan Peng Soon-Lai Pei Jing (Mas) bt Danny Bawa Chrisnanta-Vanessa Neo (Sin) 21-8, 17-21, 21-19; Chris Adcock-Gabrielle Adcock (Eng) bt Chayut Triyachart-Yao Lei (Sin) 21-13, 21-14.

CYCLING
Men’s individual time trial (road race): 1. Alex Dowsett (Eng) 47: 41.78, 2. Rohan Dennis (Aus) 47:51.08, 3. Geraint Thomas (Wal) 47:55.82; Selected: 20. Mohd Fauzan Ahmad Lutfi 54:55.64.

DIVING
Men’s 3m springboard final: 1. Ooi Tze Liang (Mas) 457.60, 2. Jack Laugher (Eng) 449.70, 3. Oliver Dingley (Eng) 425.20; Selected: 5. Ahmad Amsyar Azman 412.65, 10. Chew Yiwei 368.50.
Women’s 10m platform final: 1. Meaghan Benfeito (Can) 372.65, 2. Pandelela Rinong (Mas) 368.55, 3. Roseline Filion (Can) 361.80; Selected: 6. Cheong Jun Hoong 332.60, 8. Loh Zhiayi 318.25.
Men’s 3m springboard synchro: 1. Jack Laugher-Chris Mears (Eng) 431.94, 2. Matthew Mitcham-Grant Neil (Aus) 403.14, 3. Nick Robinson-Baker-Freddie Woodward (Eng) 364.41. Selected: 4. Ahmad Amsyar Azman-Ooi Tze Liang.

HOCKEY
Women's seventh placing: Malaysia 2 Canada 2 (Malaysia won 3-0 on penalties)

LAWN BOWLS
Men’s singles quarter-finals: Aron Sherriff (Aus) bt Mohd Hizlee Abd Rais (Mas) 21-19.

SQUASH
Mixed doubles pool matches: Valentino Bon Jovi Bong-Rachel Arnold (Mas) bt Alexander Arjoon-Nicolette Fernandes (Guy) 11-9, 11-9; Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan-Delia Arnold (Mas) bt Suari Madako Junior Suari-Lynette Vai (PNG) 11-10, 11-3.
Mixed doubles Round of 16: Martin Knight-Joelle King (Nzl) bt Valentino-Rachel (Mas) 11-1, 11-6; Harinder Pal Sandhu-Joshana Chinappa (Ind) bt Mohd Nafiizwan-Delia (Mas) 11-8. 11-9.
Men’s doubles Round of 16: Peter Creed-David Evans (Wal) bt Valentino-Ivan Yuen (Mas) 11-3, 11-2.

TABLE TENNIS
Men’s doubles third round: Ning Gao-Hu Li (Sin) bt Muhd Ashraf Haiqal Muhd Rizal-Muhd Shakirin Ibrahim (Mas) 15-13, 11-6, 11-8.
Women’s singles third round: Beh Lee Wei (Mas) bt Chunli Li (Nzl) 11-6, 8-11, 7-11, 11-8, 11-9, 10-12, 12-10.
Women’s singles quarter-finals: Tianwei Feng (Sin) bt Beh Lee Wei (Mas) 11-2, 11-5, 11-3, 11-6.

Golf

Reno-Tahoe Open

Leading first round scores (US unless stated - scores based on Modified Stableford points system)
18 points: Nick Watney, 16: Geoff Ogilvy (Aus), Tim Wilkinson (Nzl); 13: Martin Laird (Sco), Chad Campbell; 12: Kevin Chappell, John Huh, John Rollins, Wes Roach; 11: Tommy Gainey, Woody Austin, Derek Ernst, Danny Lee (Nzl), George Coetzee (Rsa), Eric Axley, Doug LaBelle, Patrick Rodgers, Nathan Green (Aus), Rod Pampling (Aus), D.H. Lee (Kor), Kevin Lucas; 10: Thorbjorn Olesen (Den), Robert Streb, Jim Herman, Tim Petrovic, Bryce Molder, Johnson Wagner, Padraig Harrington (Irl), Nicholas Thompson, Miguel Angel Carballo (Arg).

World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational

Leading first round scores (US unless stated): 64: Marc Leishman (Aus); 65: Ryan Moore, Charl Schwartzel (Rsa), Justin Rose (Eng); 67: Patrick Reed, Francesco Molinari (Ita), Graham DeLaet (Can), Rickie Fowler; 68: Jamie Donaldson (Wal), Brandt Snedeker, Keegan Bradley, Sergio Garcia (Spa), Tiger Woods; 69: Branden Grace (Rsa), Harris English, David Howell (Eng), Noh Seung-Yul (Kor), Jimmy Walker, Miguel Angel Jimenez (Spa), Rory McIlroy (Nir), Steven Bowditch (Aus), Chris Kirk, J.B. Holmes, Jim Furyk, Bubba Watson, Adam Scott (Aus), Thomas Bjorn (Den); 70: Matt Jones (Aus), Thongchai Jaidee (Tha), Hideki Matsuyama (Jpn), Fabrizio Zanotti (Par), Gary Woodland, Jason Dufner, Zach Johnson.

Tennis

Kitzbuehel Cup

Quarter-finals: David Goffin (Bel) bt Paolo Lorenzi (Ita) 6-2, 6-1; Mximo Gonzalez (Arg) bt Luks Rosol (Cze) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. 

Washington Open

Men’s third round: Kevin Anderson (Rsa) bt Malek Jaziri (Tun) 6-3, 6-4; Steve Johnson (US) bt Ivo Karlovic (Cro) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (9-7); Donald Young (US) bt Denis Istomin (Uzb) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3; Milos Raonic (Can) bt Lleyton Hewitt (Aus) 7-6 (7-1), 7-6 (7-3); Richard Gasquet (Fra) bt Tim Smyczek (US) 6-3, 6-2; Vasek Pospisil (Can) bt Tomas Berdych (Cze) 6-2, 6-4; Santiago Giraldo (US) bt Victor Estrella Burgos (Dom) 6-2, 6-0; Kei Nishikori (Jpn) bt Lukas Lacko (Svk) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3. 
Women’s second round: Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus) bt Kirsten Flipkens (Bel) 6-4, 7-5; Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Rus) bt Hiroko Kuwata (Jpn) 6-3, 6-3; Vania King (US) bt Christina McHale (US) 6-1, 6-3; Ekaterina Makarova (Rus) bt Lauren Davis (US) 6-2, 6-4.

WTA Stanford

Second round: Ana Ivanovic (Srb) bt Carol Zhao (Can) 6-1, 6-1; Venus Williams (US) bt Victoria Azarenka (Blr) 6-4, 7-6 (7-1); Garbine Muguruza (Spa) bt Daniela Hantuchova (Svk) 6-4, 6-4; Angelique Kerber (Ger) bt Coco Vandeweghe (US) 7-6 (7-4), 0-6, 6-2.

Motorsport

FORMULA ONE

Hungarian Grand Prix

306.630km (70 laps): 1. Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) Red Bull Racing 1’53:05.058, 2. Fernando Alonso (Spa) Scuderia Ferrari 5.200 seconds behind, 3. Lewis Hamilton (Bri) Mercedes 5.800, 4. Nico Rosberg (Ger) Mercedes 6.300, 5. Felipe Massa (Bra) Williams 29.700, 6. Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) Scuderia Ferrari 31.300, 7. Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Red Bull Racing 40.700, 8. Valtteri Bottas (Fin) Williams 41.000, 9. Jean-Eric Vergne (Fra) Toro Rosso 58.100, 10. Jenson Button (Bri) McLaren Mercedes 1:06.800, 11. Adrian Sutil (Ger) Sauber 1:07.600, 12. Kevin Magnussen (Den) McLaren Mercedes 1:17.800, 13. Pastor Maldonado (Ven) Lotus 1:23.300, 14. Daniil Kvyat (Rus) Toro Rosso 1 lap, 15. Jules Bianchi (Fra) Marussia 1, 16. Max Chilton (Bri) Marussia 1.
Retirements: Marcus Ericsson (Swe) Caterham 9 laps, Romain Grosjean (Fra) Lotus 11, Nico Hulkenberg (Ger) Force India 15; Sergio Perez (Mex) Force India 23; Kamui Kobayashi (Jpn) Caterham 25; Esteban Gutierrez (Mex) Sauber 34.

Drivers’ standings: 1. Nico Rosberg (Ger) 202 points, 2. Lewis Hamilton (Bri) 191, 3. Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) 131, 4. Fernando Alonso (Spa) 115, 5. Valtteri Bottas (Fin) 95, 6. Sebastian Vettel (Ger) 88, 7. Nico Hulkenberg (Ger) 69, 8. Jenson Button (Bri) 60, 9. Felipe Massa (Bra) 40, 10. Kevin Magnussen (Den) 37, 11. Sergio Perez (Mex) 29, 12. Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) 27, 13. Jean-Eric Vergne (Fra) 11, 14. Romain Grosjean (Fra) 8, 15. Daniil Kvyat (Rus) 6.0, 16. Jules Bianchi (Fra) 2.0.

Constructors’ standings: 1. Mercedes 393 points, 2. Red Bull Racing 219, 3. Scuderia Ferrari 142, 4. Williams 135, 5. Force India 98, 6. McLaren Mercedes 97, 7. Toro Rosso 17, 8. Lotus 8, 9. Marussia 2.

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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

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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