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Sep 1, 2014; Norton, MA, USA; Chris Kirk hits tees off on the fourth hole during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament at TPC of Boston. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 31, 2014; Norton, MA, USA; Russell Henley hits his tee shot on the 3rd hole during the third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament at TPC of Boston. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports
Stephen Gallacher of Scotland watches his tee shot on the fourth hole during the third round of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 19, 2014.   REUTERS/Toby Melville

Nick hopes to shake off fever in time for tee-off

American Kirk wins Deutsche Bank title

Henley leads, McIlroy two behind at Deutsche Bank

Gallacher fails to earn automatic Ryder Cup place

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Aug 8, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; PGA golfer Ian Poulter tees off on the 2nd hole during the second round of the 2014 PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Westwood, Poulter, Gallacher named as European wildcards

2 September 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher were named as Europe's wildcard picks for this month's Ryder Cup against the United States by captain Paul McGinley on Tuesday.

Aug 8, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; PGA golfer Ian Poulter tees off on the 2nd hole during the second round of the 2014 PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Westwood, Poulter, Gallacher named as wildcards

2 September 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher were named as Europe's wildcard picks for this month's Ryder Cup against the United States by captain Paul McGinley at Wentworth on Tuesday.

Paul McGinley of Ireland laughs during a news conference after being named the European Ryder Cup captain at the St. Regis in Saadiyat Islands in Abu Dhabi January 15, 2013.  REUTERS/Ben Job

Gallacher gives McGinley a major selection headache

1 September 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley faces a tricky wildcard selection dilemma following Stephen Gallacher's brilliant final round in the Italian Open on Sunday.

Aug 30, 2014; Norton, MA, USA; Ryan Palmer watches his fairway shot on the 9th hole during the second round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament at TPC of Boston. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Day and Palmer share halfway lead at Deutsche Bank

31 August 2014

(Reuters) - Australian Jason Day continued his sizzling form to tie American Ryan Palmer for the lead after the second round of the Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, Massachusetts on Saturday.

Stephen Gallacher of Scotland watches his tee shot on the fourth hole during the third round of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 19, 2014.   REUTERS/Toby Melville

Dreaming Gallacher faces nervous finale in Italy

31 August 2014

(Reuters) - Stephen Gallacher's attempt to secure a last-gasp place in Europe's Ryder Cup team will go right down to the wire after he moved within six strokes of the lead in the Italian Open third round in Turin on Saturday.

Plenty to fight for at PGM Sabah golf meet

30 August 2014

PETALING JAYA: There is a lot at stake for the Asian Development Tour (ADT) hopefuls when the Tour resumes with its 15th event of the season – the PGM Sabah Championship in Kota Kinabalu from Sept 3-6.

Bradley gets closer to Cup dream with an opening 65

30 August 2014

NORTON Massachusetts (Reuters) - Ryder Cup selection is a top priority for Keegan Bradley and he gave his prospects of a late call-up a timely boost by charging into contention for the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday.

Aug 29, 2014; Norton, MA, USA; Ryan Palmer watches his tee shot go right on the 7th hole during the first round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament at TPC of Boston. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Red-hot putting helps Palmer set Boston pace

30 August 2014

NORTON Massachusetts (Reuters) - American Ryan Palmer, whose putting has been razor sharp for the past six weeks, upstaged some of golf's biggest names as he surged into a two-shot lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday.

Stephen Gallacher of Scotland watches his tee shot on the fourth hole during the third round of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 19, 2014.   REUTERS/Toby Melville

Otto leads way in Italy as Gallacher revives Ryder Cup hopes

30 August 2014

(Reuters) - Stephen Gallacher produced a sparkling late rush of birdies on Friday to resuscitate his chances of earning an automatic Ryder Cup place at the final points-counting event, the Italian Open in Turin.

Phillip Price of Wales chips out of a bunker on the second hole during the second round of the German Mercedes-Benz Golf Championship at Pulheim, west of Cologne September 12, 2008. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender

Mismatch fears over McGinley dispelled - Price

29 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Phillip Price feared a mismatch when Europe chose Paul McGinley as captain to take on U.S. counterpart Tom Watson in next month's Ryder Cup but the Welshman said his initial concerns have been totally dispelled.

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Results and Fixtures

Malaysian Football

Malaysia Cup

Group A: JDT II 0 Felda United 3, Pahang 1 Lions XII 2.
Group B: Sarawak 1 Perak 1, Terengganu 2 Kedah 2.
Group C: Penang 1 Kelantan 3, Armed Forces 0 JDT 1.
Group D: Sime Darby FC 2 T-Team 1, Police 1 Selangor 1.

EPL Results & Standings

Leicester 1 Arsenal 1
Aston Villa 2 Hull 1
Tottenham 0 Liverpool 3 
Everton 3 Chelsea 6
Burnley 0 Man United 0
Man City 0 Stoke 1 
Newcastle 3 Crystal Palace 3
QPR 1 Sunderland 0
Swansea 3 West Brom 0
West Ham 1 Southampton 3


English Premier League

   P  GD Pts
Chelsea
3 7 9
Swansea
3 5 9
Aston Villa
3 2 7
Man City
3 3 6
Liverpool
3 2 6
Tottenham
3 2 6
Arsenal
3 1 5
Southampton
3 1 4
Hull
3 0 4
Stoke
3 0 4
West Ham
3 -1 3
QPR
3 -4 3
Sunderland
3 -1 2
Man Utd
3 -1 2
Leicester City 3 -2 2
Newcastle
3 -2 2
Everton
3 -3 2
West Brom
3 -3 2
Crystal Palace
3 -3 1
Burnley
3 -3 1
Upcoming EPL Fixtures

SEASON 2014/15 Fixtures

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

Tuesday, Sept 16
Hull v West Ham - 3am**

Saturday, Sept 20
QPR v Stoke - 7.45pm
Aston Villa v Arsenal - 10pm
Burnley v Sunderland - 10pm
Newcastle v Hull - 10pm
Swansea v Sunderland - 10pm
Tottenham v West brom - 10pm

Sunday, Sept 21
West Ham v Liverpool - 12.30am**
Leicester v Man United - 8.30pm
Everton v Crystal Palace - 11pm
Man City v Chelsea - 11pm

** Denotes morning match

All matches in Malaysian time

UEFA Champions League draw

Group A: Atletico Madrid, Juventus, Olympiakos, Malmo.
Group B: Real Madrid, Basel, Liverpool, Ludogorets.
Group C: Benfica, Zenit St Petersburg, Bayer Leverkusen, Monaco.
Group D: Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund, Galatasaray, Anderlecht.
Group E: Bayern Munich, Manchester City, CSKA Moscow, AS Roma.
Group F: Barcelona, Paris St Germain (Fra), Ajax, Apoel.
Group G: Chelsea, Schalke 04, Sporting Lisbon, Maribor.
Group H: Porto, Shakhtar Donetsk, Athletic Bilbao, BATE Borisov.

Other Football Results

Dutch Div 1: PSV Eindhoven 2 Vitesse Arnhem 0, NAC Breda 3 FC Zwolle 1, FC Groningen 2 Ajax 0, FC Twente 0 Feyenoord 0.
Leading standings: 1. PSV Eindhoven 12, 2. FC Groningen 9, 3. FC Zwolle 9, 4. Cambuur 8, 5. SC Heerenveen 7.

French Ligue 1: Bordeaux 1 SC Bastia 1, Metz 2 Lyon 1, Paris St Germain 5 Saint-Etienne 0.
Leading standings: 1. Bordeaux 10, 2. Paris St Germain 8, 3. Lille 8, 4. Marseille 7, 5. Rennes 7.

German Bundesliga: Mainz 05 0 Hanover 96 0, Freiburg 0 Borussia Moenchengladbach 0.
Leading  standings: 1, Bayer Leverkusen 6, 2. Paderborn 4, 3. Hoffenheim 4, 4. Cologne 4, 5. Bayern Munich 4.

Italian Serie A: AC Milan 3 Lazio 1, Atalanta 0 Verona 0, Cesena 1 Parma 0, Genoa 1 Napoli 2, Palermo 1 Sampdoria 1, Sassuolo 1 Cagliari 1, Torino 0 Inter Milan 0, Udinese 2 Empoli 0.
Leading standings: 1. AC Milan 3, 2. Roma 3, 3. Udinese 3, 4. Napoli 3, 5. Cesena 3.

Portuguese Premier League: Gil Vicente 1 Martimo Funchal 2, Penafiel 0 Paos de Ferreira 1, FC Porto 3 Moreirense 0, Nacional 2 Arouca 0, Benfica 1 Sporting Lisbon 1.
Leading standings: 2. Vitoria Guimaraes 9, 2. FC Porto 9, 3. Sporting Braga 7, 4. Benfica 7, 5. Rio Ave 6.

Spanish La Liga: Villarreal 0 Barcelona 1, Deportivo La Coruna 2 Rayo Vallecano 2, Real Sociedad 4 Real Madrid 2, Elche 1 Granada 1.
Leading standings: 1. Barcelona 6, 2. Valencia 4, 3. Celta Vigo 4, 4. Sevilla 4, 5. Atletico Madrid 4.

Russian Premier League: Rubin Kazan 1 Ufa 1, Lokomotiv Moscow 0 Zenit St Petersburg 1, FC Krasnodar 0 Dynamo Moscow 2.
Leading standings: 1. Zenit St Petersburg 18, 2. Dynamo Moscow 15, 3. Kuban Krasnodar 14, 4. Terek Grozny 13, 5. Spartak Moscow 12.

Golf

Deutsche Bank Championship

Leading final round scores (US unless stated): 269: Chris Kirk 73-66-64-66; 271: Geoff Ogilvy (Aus) 70-71-65-65, Billy Horschel 69-66-67-69, Russell Henley 70-66-65-70; 273: John Senden (Aus) 69-71-67-66, Rory McIlroy (Nir) 70-69-64-70; 274: Martin Kaymer (Ger) 71-66-70-67, Jason Day (Aus) 66-68-69-71; 275: Carl Pettersson (Swe) 67-73-69-66, Jimmy Walker 70-70-68-67, Webb Simpson 66-70-68-71, Bill Haas 67-69-70-69, Noh Seung-yul (Kor) 69-68-68-70, Robert Streb 73-67-67-68, Chesson Hadley 66-73-67-69; 276: Adam Scott (Aus) 73-68-68-67, Kevin Stadler 71-70-67-68, Ryan Palmer 63-71-71-71, Zach Johnson 71-68-70-67, Jason Kokrak 68-72-70-66, Brian Stuard 72-71-65-68, Keegan Bradley 65-71-69-71.

LPGA Portland Classic

Leading final round scores (US unless stated): 274: Austin Ernst 69-69-69-67 (won in playoff), I.K. Kim (Kor) 65-67-74-68; 276: Ryu So-yeon (Kor) 70-66-70-70, Chella Choi (Kor) 68-70-70-68; 277: Karine Icher (Fra) 68-71-72-66, Choi Na-yeon (Kor) 70-69-70-68, Ji Eun-hee (Kor) 71-69-67-70, Line Vedel (Den) 69-69-69-70; 278: Laura Diaz 67-68-72-71, Mariajo Uribe (Col) 69-72-66-71, Hur Mi-jung (Kor) 70-65-70-73, Ilhee Lee (Kor) 71-72-67-68, Lizette Salas 69-72-68-69, Xi Yu Lin (Chn) 68-68-70-72, Paula Reto (Rsa) 67-69-74-68; 279: Suzann Pettersen (Nor) 71-67-67-74, Carlota Ciganda (Spa) 70-65-70-74, Tiffany Joh 71-67-72-69.

Italian Open

Leading final round scores (Britain and Ireland unless stated): 268: Hennie Otto (Rsa) 67-62-71-68; 270: David Howell 73-67-67-63; 271: Stephen Gallacher 72-65-69-65; 272: Richie Ramsay 67-69-66-70, Joost Luiten (Ned) 69-68-70-65; 275: Bernd Wiesberger (Aut) 66-66-71-72; 276: Ross Fisher 69-66-70-71, Simon Dyson 71-68-69-68, Andreas Harto (Den) 70-69-70-67, Lee Slattery 70-68-67-71; 277: Andrew Sullivan 70-72-66-69, Romain Wattel (Fra) 73-68-67-69, James Morrison 70-66-72-69; 278: Sam Walker 70-72-68-68, Shiv Kapur (Ind) 73-69-68-68, David Horsey 71-69-72.

Tennis

US Open

Men’s singles
Fourth round: Novak Djokovic (Srb) bt Philipp Kohlschreiber (Ger) 6-1, 7-5, 6-4; Andy Murray (Bri) bt Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Fra) 7-5, 7-5, 6-4; Stanislas Wawrinka (Swi) bt Tommy Robredo (Spa) 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (9-7), 6-2; Kei Nishikori (Jpn) bt Milos Raonic (Can) 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-7 (6-8), 7-5, 6-4. 

Women’s singles
Fourth round: Serena Williams (US) bt Kaia Kanepi (Est) 6-3, 6-3; Flavia Pennetta (Ita) bt Casey Dellacqua (Aus) 7-5, 6-2; Victoria Azarenka (Blr) bt Aleksandra Krunic (Srb) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4; Ekaterina Makarova (Rus) bt Eugenie Bouchard (Can) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4.

Motorsport

British Grand Prix 

Final results

MotoGP: 1. Marc Marquez (Spa) Honda 40:51.835, 2. Jorge Lorenzo (Spa) Yamaha 0.732 seconds behind, 3. Valentino Rossi (Ita) Yamaha 8.519, 4. Dani Pedrosa (Spa) Honda 8.694, 5. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita) Ducati 9.238, 6. Pol Espargaro (Spa) Yamaha-Tech3 24.746, 7. Stefan Bradl (Ger) Honda-LCR 26.717, 8. Andrea Iannone (Ita) Ducati-Pramac 26.910, 9. Aleix Espargaro (Spa) Yamaha-Forward 33.455, 10. Scott Redding (Bri) Honda-Gresini 39.094, 11. Yonny Hernandez (Col) Ducati-Pramac 40.255, 12. Cal Crutchlow (Bri) Ducati 43.027.
Leading overall standings: 1. Marc Marquez (Spa) Honda 288 points, 2. Dani Pedrosa (Spa) Honda 199, 3. Valentino Rossi (Ita) Yamaha 189, 4. Jorge Lorenzo (Spa) Yamaha 157, 5. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita) Ducati 129, 6. Aleix Espargaro (Spa) Yamaha-Forward 92, 7. Pol Espargaro (Spa) Yamaha Tech3 88, 8. Andrea Iannone (Ita) Ducati Pramac 81, 9. Stefan Bradl (Ger) Honda LCR 74, 10. Bradley Smith (Bri) Yamaha Tech3 65. 

Moto2: 1. Esteve Rabat (Spa) Kalex 38:29.795, 2. Mika Kallio (Fin) Kalex 0.0063 seconds behind, 3. Maverick Vinales (Spa) Kalex 0.203, 4. Johann Zarco (Fra) Caterham Suter 2.774, 5. Thomas Luthi (Swi) Suter 8.029.
Leading overall standings: 1. Esteve Rabat (Spa) Kalex 233 points, 2. Mika Kallio (Fin) Kalex 216, 3. Maverick Vinales (Spa) Kalex 166, 4. Dominique Aegerter (Swi) Suter 123, 5. Simone Corsi (Ita) Kalex 100.

Moto3: 1. Alex Rins (Spa) Honda 38:11.330, 2. Alex Marquez (Spa) Honda 0.011 seconds behind, 3. Enea Bastianini (Ita) KTM 0.072, 4. Miguel Oliveira (Por) Mahindra 0.123, 5. Jakub Kornfeil (Cze) KTM 4.600.
Leading overall standings: 1. Jack Miller (Aus) KTM 179 points, 2. Alex Marquez (Spa) Honda 166, 3. Alex Rins (Spa) Honda 150, 4. Efren Vazquez (Spa) Honda 145, 5. Romano Fenati (Ita) KTM 135.

Squash

Hong Kong Open

Final
Men: Mohd Elshorbagy (Egy) bt Gregory Gaultier (Fra) 11-9, 11-2, 4-11, 8-11, 11-4.
Women: Nicol David (Mas) bt Nour El Tayeb (Egy) 11-4, 12-10, 11-8.

Malaysian Tour Squash Circuit

Final
Men: Karim Ali Fathi (Egy) bt Ramit Tandon (Ind) 4-11, 11-7, 11-6, 11-2.
Women: Nadine Shahin (Egy) bt Cheyna Tucker (Rsa) 13-11, 11-6, 11-5.

Cycling

Tour of Spain

*Monday - rest day

Stage Nine (185km): 1. Winner Anacona (Col) LAM 4’34:14, 2. Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) AST 45 seconds behind, 3. Damiano Cunego (Ita) LAM 50, 4. Javier Moreno (Spa) MOV 1:04, 5. Peio Bilbao (Spa) CJR 1:12, 6. Jerome Coppel (Fra) COF 1:21, 7. Ryder Hesjedal (Can) GRM 1:33, 8. Adam Hansen (Aus) LTB 1:45, 9. Bob Jungels (Lux) TRE 1:49, 10. Fabio Felline (Ita) TRE 2:08. 

Leading overall standings: 1. Nairo Quintana (Col) MOV 35’58:05, 2. Alberto Contador (Spa) TIN 3 seconds behind, 3. Alejandro Valverde (Spa) MOV 8, 4. Winner Anacona (Col) LAM 9, 5. Chris Froome (Bri) SKY 28, 6. Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) KAT 30, 7. Fabio Aru (Ita) AST 1:06, 8. Robert Gesink (Ned) BKN 1:19, 9. Rigoberto Uran (Col) OPQ 1:26, 10. Warren Barguil (Fra) GIA) same time.

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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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