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Korea Diaries: Honours should come after retirement

25 September 2014

IS IT wise to honour an active athlete? Like naming him after a venue. Certainly not. The South Koreans honoured their greatest swimmer Park Tae-hwan by naming the 17th Asiad swimming venue – the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Centre – after him.

Korea Diaries: Our men are just not up to it

29 September 2014

MALAYSIAN men are impotent. You can hear some women sniggering, right? Hey, it’s not about sex.

Holding Court: Sports science is the way to go

23 September 2014

BY THE time this article is pulished, I will be in Incheon, South Korea, competing in my fourth – and probably final – Asian Games.

Korea diaries: Surprise, surprise! Enjoy it while it lasts

20 September 2014

LET’s get excited. And enjoy it while you can.

FAM, please don't screw up again

13 September 2014

A COUPLE of months ago, a “FIFA Players Agent” got a tip-off from a taxi driver about a promising young footballer while on business trip to Kuala Lumpur.

OFF THE COURT: Go out there to seek talent

8 September 2014

I FEEL for Lee Chong Wei after he missed out another chance to win the men’s singles title at the recent World Championships in Copenhagen.

GAME ON: The long wait continues

2 September 2014

I received a text message from a friend while anxiously watching the World Championships men’s singles final between Lee Chong Wei and Chen Long of China at a sell-out Bellarup Super Arena.

OFF THE COURT: Sport officials do serve a purpose

25 August 2014

Public sentiment of our sport officials isn’t exactly at it’s best right now.

Success hinges on BAM making the right moves

12 August 2014

JUST a couple of days ago after arriving from Glasgow, I had an interesting conversation with a taxi driver on my way home from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

OFF THE COURT: Female fans can make or break you

11 August 2014

I BECAME quite popular after winning the singles gold medal at the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games. My fan base grew drastically and I had many loyal supporters. It did not stop there, though.

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Results and Fixtures

Malaysian Football

Friendly: Malaysia 4 Cambodia 1.

Malaysia Cup

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

EPL Results & Standings

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


English Premier League

   P  GD Pts
Chelsea
6 12
16
Southampton
6 7 13
Man City
6 5 11
Arsenal
6 4 10
Swansea
6 2
10
Aston Villa
6 -3 10
Man Utd
6 2 8
Tottenham
6 1 8
Crystal Palace
6 0 8
Stoke
6 0
8
West Brom
6 0 8
Leicester City 6 -1 8
West Ham
6 0
7
Liverpool
6 -1 7
Everton
6 -2 6
Hull
6 -2 6
Sunderland
6 -1 5
QPR
6 -9 4
Burnley
6 -7 3
Newcastle
6 -7 3
Upcoming EPL Fixtures

SEASON 2014/15 Fixtures

Saturday, Oct 4
Hull v Crystal Palace - 10pm
Leicester v Burnley - 10pm
Liverpool v West Brom - 10pm
Sunderland v Stoke - 10pm
Swansea v Newcastle - 10pm

Sunday, Oct 5
Aston Villa v Man City - 12.30am**
Man Utd v Everton - 7pm
Chelsea v Arsenal - 9.05pm
Tottenham v Southampton - 9.05pm
West Ham v QPR - 11.15pm

Saturday, Oct 18
Man City v Tottenham - 7.45pm
Arsenal v Hull - 10pm
Burnley v West Ham - 10pm
Crystal Palace v Chelsea - 10pm
Everton v Aston Villa - 10pm
Newcastle v Leicester
Southampton v Sunderland - 10pm

Sunday, Oct 19
QPR v Liverpool - 8.30pm
Stoke v Swansea - 11pm

Tuesday, Oct 21
West Brom v Man United - 3am**

Saturday, Oct 25
West Ham v Man City - 7.45pm
Liverpool v Hull - 10pm
Southampton v Stoke - 10pm
Sunderland v Arsenal - 10pm
West Brom v Crystal Palace - 10pm

Sunday, Oct 26
Swansea v Leicester - 12.30am**
Burnley v Everton - 8.30pm
Tottenham v Newcastle - 8.30pm
Man United v Chelsea - 11pm

Tuesday, Oct 28
QPR v Aston Villa - 3am**

** Denotes morning match

All matches in Malaysian time

UEFA Champions League

Group A: Olympiakos 3 Atletico Madrid 2, Juventus 2 Malmo 0.
Group B: Real Madrid 5 Basel 1, Liverpool 2 Ludogorets 1.
Group C: Benfica 0 Zenit St Petersburg 2, Monaco 1 Bayer Leverkusen 0.
Group D: Borussia Dortmund 2 Arsenal 0, Galatasaray 1 Anderlecht 1.
Group E: Bayern Munich 1 Manchester City 0, AS Roma 5 CSKA Moscow 1.
Group F: Barcelona 1 Apoel 0, Ajax 1 Paris St Germain 1.
Group G: Chelsea 1 Schalke 04 1, Maribor 1, Sporting Lisbon 1.
Group H: Porto 6 BATE Borisov 0, Athletic Bilbao 0 Shakhtar Donetsk 0.

Other Football Results

Dutch Div 1: Excelsior 1 Cambuur 1, FC Groningen 1 Willem II 0, FC Twente 3 FC Utrecht 1, SC Heerenveen 1 PSV Eindhoven 0.
Leading standings: 1. FC Zwolle 15, 2. PSV Eindhoven 15, 3. Ajax 15, 4. SC Heerenveen 14, 5. FC Twente 13.

French Div 1: Bordeaux 2 Rennes 1, Lens 0 Caen 0, Nantes 1 Lyon 1, Marseille 2 Saint-Etienne 1.
Leading standings: 1. Marseille 19, 2. Bordeaux 17, 3. Lille 15, 4. Paris St Germain 14, 5. Metz 14.

German Div 1: FC Augsburg 1 Hertha Berlin 0, Hamburg 1 Eintracht Frankfurt 2.
Leading standings: 1. Bayern Munich 14, 2. Borussia Moenchengladbach 12, 3. Bayer Leverkusen 11, 4. Hoffenheim 10, 5. Mainz 10.

Italian Serie A: Sassuolo 0 Napoli 1, Cesena 1 AC Milan 1, Chievo 1 Empoli 1, Inter Milan 1 Cagliari 4, Torino 1 Fiorentina 1, Genoa 0 Sampdoria 1.
Leading standings: 1. Juventus 15, 2. Roma 15, 3. Sampdoria 11, 4. Udinese 9, 5. Inter Milan 8.

Portuguese Premier League: Boavista 3 Gil Vicente 2, Arouca 0 Academica Coimbra 1, Moreirense 0 Penafiel 0, Martimo Funchal 4 Vitoria Guimaraes 0, Vitoria Setubal 2 Nacional 0.
Leading standings: 1. Benfica 16, 2. FC Porto 12, 3. Martimo Funchal 12, 4. Sporting Braga 11, 5. Vitoria Guimaraes 11.

Russian Premier League: Dynamo Moscow 2 Kuban Krasnodar 2, Lokomotiv Moscow 3 Amkar Perm 1, FC Krasnodar 3 Arsenal Tula 0, Terek Grozny 2 Rostov 1.
Leading standings: 1. Zenit St Petersburg 25, 2. CSKA Moscow 21, 3. Dynamo Moscow 19, 4. Kuban Krasnodar 19, 5. Terek Grozny 18.

Spanish Div 1: Getafe 1 Malaga 0, Deportivo La Coruna 0 Almeria 1, Real Sociedad 1 Valencia 1, Cordoba 0 Espanyol 0.
Leading standings: 1. Barcelona 16, 2. Valencia 14, 3. Atletico Madrid 14, 4. Sevilla 13, 5. Real Madrid 12.

Asian Games

ATHLETICS

Men
110m hurdles: 1. Xie Wenjun (Chn) 13.36, 2. Kim Byoung-jun (kor) 13.43, 3. Jamras Rittidet (Tha) 13.61.
Long jump: 1. Li Jinzhe (Chn) 8.01m, 2. Kim Deok-hyeon (Kor) 7.90m, 3. Gao Xinglong (Chn) 7.86m.
Discus: 1. Ehsan Hadadi (Irn) 65.11, 2. Vikas Gowda (Ind) 62.58m, 3. Ahmed Dheeb (Qat) 62.25m.
Women
Pole vault: Li Ling (Chn) 4.35m, 2. Tomomi Abiko (Jpn) 4.25m, Lim Eun-ji (Kor) 4.15

BEACH VOLLEYBALL

Men’s final: Kazakhstan A 2 China A 0.
Third-place playoff: China B 2 Indonesia A 0 .
Women’s final: China A 2 Thailand A 0.
Third-place play-off: China B 2 Thailand B 0.

BOWLING

Team of five
Men: 1. South Korea 6228, 2. Malaysia 5986, 3. Hong Kong 5900, 4. China and United Arab Emirates 5896.
Women: 1. Singapore 6119, 2. South Korea 6048, 3. Indonesia 5840, 4. Taiwan 5816, 5. China 5811; Selected: 7. Malaysia 5793.
All-Events
Men: 1. Park Jung-woo (Kor) 5047, 2. Yannaphon Larphapharat (Tha) 5015, 3. Kang Hae-won (Kor) 4999, 4. Ryan Lalisang (Ina) 4986, 5. Zulmazran Zulkifli (Mas) 4980; Selected: 14. Adrian Ang (Mas) 4858, 19. Mohd Rafiq Ismail (Mas) 4827, 22. Timmy Tan (Mas) 4812, 26. Syafiq Ridhwan Abdul Malek (Mas) 4793, 28. Alex Liew (Mas) 4774.
Women: 1. Lee Na-young (Kor) 5132, 2. Sin Li Jane (Mas) 5095, 3. Jazreel Tan (Sin) 5013, 4. Son Yun-hee (Kor) 4993, 5. Cherie Tan (Sin) 4958; Selected: 16. Shalin Zulkifli (Mas) 4777, 27. Syaidatul Afifah Badrul Hamidi (Mas) 4664, 30. Hee Kar Yen (Mas) 4645, 34. Siti Safiyah Amirah Abdul Rahman (Mas) 4620, 44. Esther Cheah (Mas) 4507.

CYCLING

Cross-country
Men:
1. Wang Zhen (Chn) 1:42:34, 2. Chan Chun-hing (Hkg) 1:43:27, 3. Kohei Yamamoto (Jpn) 1:44:12.
Women: 1. Shi Qinglan (Chn) 1:17:06, 2. Yang Ling (Chn) 1:23:02, 3. Yukari Nakagome (Jpn) 1:30:29.

DIVING

Men’s synchronised 3m springboard: 1. Cao Yuan-Lin Yue (Chn) 460.86, 2. Ahmad Azman-Ooi Tze Liang (Mas) 405.81, 3. Kim Yeongnam-Woo Ha-ram (Kor) 399.09.
Women’s synchronised 10m platform: 1. Chen Ruolin-Liu Huixia (Chn) 346.50, 2. Kim Un-hyang-Song Nam-hyang (Prk) 320.64, 3. Leong Mun Yee-Pandelella Rinong (Mas) 313.92.

FOOTBALL

Men’s semi-finals: South Korea 2 Thailand 0; North Korea 1 Iraq 0.

HOCKEY
Men’s semi-finals: Malaysia 0 Pakistan 0 (Pakistan win 6-5 on shoot-out); India 1 South Korea 0.

TAEKWONDO
Women’s -49kg:
1. Chanatip Sonkham (Tha), 2. Li Zhaoyi (Chn), 3. Levita Ilao (Phi) and Sun Nuei-ning (Tpe).

TENNIS

Men’s singles final: Nishioka Yoshihito (Jpn) bt Lu Yen-hsun (Tpe) 6-2, 6-2.
Bronze: Yuki Bhambri (Ind), Yuichi Sugita (Jpn).
Women’s singles final: Wang Qiang (Chn) bt Luksika Kumkhum (Tha) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5).
Bronze: Eri Hozumi (Jpn), Misa Eguchi (Jpn).

SAILING

Men
420: 1. Mohammad Faizal Norizan-Syukri Abdul Aziz (Mas), 2. Ibuki Koizumi-Kotaro Matsuo (JPN), 3. Jia Yi Loh-Jonathan Yeo (Sin).
Laser: 1. Ha Jee-min (Kor), 2. Khairulnizam Afendy (Mas), 3. Colin Cheng Xinru (Sin).
470: 1. Kim Chang-ju-Kim Ji-hoon (Kor), 2. Kazuto Doi-Kimihiko Imamura (Jpn), 3. Lan Hao-Wang Chao (Chn).
Mistral: 1 Cheng Kwok Fai (Hkg), 2. Natthaphon Phonoppharat (Tha), 3. Shi Chuankun (Chn).
RS-X: 1. Wang Aichen (Chn), 2. Andy Leung Ho Tsun (Hkg), 3. Ek Boonsawad (Tha).
Optimist: 1. Park Sung-Bin (Kor), 2. Raynn Kwok (Sin), 3. Yampinid Suthon (Tha).
Women
420: 1. Kimberly Lim Min-Savannah Siew Kiah Hui (Sin), 2. Nuraisyah Jamil-Norwahida Sallahuddin (Mas), 3. Lee Nak-yung-Choi Seo-eun (Kor).
29er: 1. Noppakao Poonpat-Waiwai Nichapa (Tha), 2. Priscilla Low Rui Xi-Cecilia Low Rui Xi (Sin), 3. Varsha Gautham-Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan (Ind).
RS-1: 1. Weng Qiaoshan (CHN), 2. Sonia Lo Sin-Lam (Hkg), 3. Siripon Kaewduang Ngam (Tha).
Optimist: 1. Jodie Lai Xuan Yi (Sin), 2. Yu Huijia (Chn) 3. Klahan Kamonchanok (Tha).
Asian Games medal tally

As of 10pm. Next update at 12pm (next day) Malaysian time.

Asian Games Medal Tally

  G S B Total
China
125
79
61 265
South Korea
54 55 60 169
Japan
37
54 55
146
Kazakhstan
15 16 25 56
Iran
14 11 10 35
North Korea
8 10 11 29
Taiwan
8 8 14 30
Thailand
8 6
21 35
Qatar 8 0 3 11
India
6 8
32
46
Hong Kong
6 8 22 36
Uzbekistan 6 7 14 27
Malaysia*
4 14 10 28
Singapore  4 6 11 21
Mongolia
4 4
11
19
Indonesia
3 5
8 15
Bahrain
3 5 1 9
Myanmar
2 1
0
3
Saudi Arabia 2 1 0 3
Vietnam
1 9 22 32
Kuwait
1 3 2 6
Tajikistan
1 1
0
2
Pakistan
1 0
1
2
United Arab Emirates 1 0 1 2
Macau
0 3
0 3
Philippines
0 2 4
6
Kyrgyzstan
0 2
3 5
Turkmenistan
0 1
3 4
Laos
0 1
1
2
Bangladesh 0 1 0 1
Lebanon
0 1
0 1
Iraq
0 0
2
2
Sri Lanka
0 0
1
1

*One gold medal will be deducted due to a positive dope test

Golf

Ryder Cup

Europe 16.5 USA 11.5

Singles: Rory McIlroy bt Rickie Fowler 5 and 4, Graeme McDowell bt Jordan Spieth 2 and 1, Henrik Stenson lost to Patrik Reed 1up, Martin Kaymer bt Bubba Watson 4 and 2, Stephen Gallacher lost to Phil Mickelson 2up, Thomas Bjorn lost to Matt Kuchar 4 and 3, Justin Rose draw with Hunter Mahan, Jamie Donaldson bt Keegan Bradley 4 and 3, Sergio Garcia bt Jim Furyk 1up, Lee Westwood lost to Jimmy Walker 3 and 2, Ian Poulter draw with Webb Simpson.

Port Dickson Championship

Leading final round scores: 264: Ryan Yip (Can) 69-67-65-63; 265: Khor Kheng Hwai (Mas) 69-67-66-63; 268: Arie Irawan Fauzi (Mas) 65-66-65-72; 269: Tirawat Kaewsiribandit (Tha) 68-69-67-65; 273: Jordan Sherratt (Aus) 68-72-67-66, Sam Brazel (Aus) 68-67-69-69; 274: Guy Woodman(Eng) 69-69-67-69, Brett Munsn (US) 67-66-70-71; 275: Airil Rizman Zahari (Mas) 70-67-72-66, Alex Kang (US) 67-70-71-67; 276: Suppakorn Uthaiphat (Tha) 71-72-67-66, Sattaya Supupramai (Tha) 70-68-69-69.

Tennis

China Open

Women second round: Serena Williams (US) bt Tsvetana Pironkova (Bul) 6-2, 6-3; Maria Sharapova (Rus) bt Elina Svitolina (Ukr) 6-2, 6-2; Ekaterina Makarova (Rus) bt Polona Hercog (Slo) 7-5, 6-0; Andrea Petkovic (Ger) bt Madison Keys (US) 6-2, 6-3; Roberta Vinci (Ita) bt Agnieszka Radwanska (Pol) 6-4, 6-4; Lucie Safarova (Cze) bt Mona Barthel (Ger) 6-3, 6-3; Angelique Kerber (Ger) bt Zarina Diyas (Kaz) 6-3, 6-1; Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus) bt Kurumi Nara (Jpn) 6-3, 6-1; Simona Halep (Rom) bt Zhu Lin (Chn) 7-5, 6-4; Carla Suarez Navarro (Spa) bt Flavia Pennetta (Ita) 6-1, 3-6, 6-2; Sabine Lisicki (Ger) bt Eugenie Bouchard (Can) 6-2, 6-4; Venus Williams (US) bt Caroline Garcia (Fra) 6-4, 6-3; Ana Ivanovic (Srb) bt Romina Oprandi (Swi) 6-4, 6-2.

Men first round: Rafael Nadal (Spa) bt Richard Gasquet (Fra) 6-4, 6-0; Novak Djokovic (Srb) bt Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spa) 6-2, 6-1; Pablo Andujar (Spa) bt Julien Benneteau (Fra) 6-4, 6-1; Tomas Berdych (Cze) bt Feliciano Lopez (Spa) 6-1, 6-2; John Isner (US) bt Santiago Giraldo (Col) 6-1, 6-3; Peter Gojowczyk (Ger) bt Ivo Karlovic (Cro) 6-4, 2-6, 7-5; Pablo Cuevas (Uru) bt Mikhail Kukushkin (Kaz) 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 6-4; Tommy Robredo (Spa) bt Andreas Seppi (Ita) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2; Martin Kliznan (Svk) bt Leonardo Mayer (Arg) 7-6 (7-2) 6-7 (3-7) 6-4; Andy Murray (Bri) bt Jerzy Janowicz (Pol) 6-7 (9-11), 6-4, 6-2.

Motorsport

Spanish Grand Prix

MotoGP: 1. Jorge Lorenzo (Spa) Yamaha 44:20.406, 2. Aleix Espargaro (Spa) Forward Yamaha 10.295 behind, 3. Cal Crutchlow (Bri) Ducati 10.312, 4. Stefan Bradl (Bri) Honda 11.718, 5. Bradley Smith (Bri) Yamaha-Tech3 29.483, 6. Pol Espargaro (Spa) Yamaha-Tech3 29.686, 7. Alvaro Bautista (Spa) Honda-Gresini 29.763, 8. Hiroshi Aoyama (Jpn) Honda 37.841, 9. Nicky Hayden (US) Honda 42.957, 10. Scott Redding (Bri) Honda 53.937.
Leading standings: 1. Marc Marquez (Spa) Honda 292 points, 2. Dani Pedrosa (Spa) Honda 217, 3. Valentino Rossi (Ita) amaha 214, 4. Jorge Lorenzo (Spa) Yamaha 202, 5. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita) Ducati 142, 6. Aleix Espargaro (Spa) Forward Yamaha 112, 7. Pol Espargaro (Spa) Yamaha-Tech3 108, 8. Andrea Iannone (Ita) Ducati 92, 9. Stefan Bradl (Bri) Honda 87, 10. Bradley Smith (Bri) Yamaha-Tech3 85.

Moto2: 1. Maverick Vinales (Spa) Kalex 40:16.321, 2. Esteve Rabat (Spa) Kalex 1.285 behind, 3. Johann Zarco (Fra) Caterham Suter 4.876, 4. Thomas Luthi (Swi) Suter 5.033, 5. Franco Morbidelli (Ita) Kalex 5.960
Leading standings: 1. Esteve Rabat (Spa) 278 points, 2. Mika Kallio (Fin) 245, 3. Maverick Vinales (Spa) 204, 4. Dominique Aegerter (Swi) 143, 5. Thomas Luthi (Swi) 116.

Moto 3: 1. Romano Fenati (Ita) KTM 40:52.209, 2. Alex Marquez (Spa) Honsa 0.057 behind, 3. Danny Kent (Bri) Husqvarna 0.283, 4. Alex Rins (Spa) Honda 11.631, 5. Jakub Kornfeil (Cze) KTM 18.382.
Leading standings: 1. Alex Marquez (Spa) 206 points, 2. Jack Miller (Aus) 195, 3. Alex Rins (Spa) 188, 4. Romano Fenati (Ita) 165, 5. Efren Vazquez (Spa) 154.

Petronas AAM Cub Prix Championship 

CP130: 1. Ahmad Afif Amran (Yamaha) 16:58.225, 2. Zaqhwan Zaidi (Honda) 16:59.105, 3. Ahmad Fazli Sham (Yamaha) 17:05.236, 4. Taufiq Roslan (Yamaha) 17:06.011, 5.Norizman Ismail (Honda) 17:08.421. 
Rider overall standings: 1. Zaqhwan Zaidi (Honda) 120 points, 2. Norizman Ismail (Honda) 109, 3. Ahmad Afif Amran (Yamaha) 98, 4. Ahmad Fazli Sham (Yamaha) 77, 5. Affendi Rosli 76.
Team overall standings: 1. PETRONAS Yamaha CKJ 174 points, 2. Givi Honda Yuzy Racing 168, 3. Harian Metro Y-TEQ SCK Honda Racing B 162, 4. PETRONAS Yamaha Maju Motor 124, 5. Motul Yamaha YY Pang 108.

CP115: 1. Tengku Amirul Haffiruddin (Yamaha) 14:23.883, 2. Zaidy Mohd Zaifaizal (Yamaha) 14:24.090, 3. Izzat Zaidi Salehan (Yamaha) 14:25.652, 4. Amirul Ariff Musa (Honda) 14:31.466, 5. Ahmad Syukran Aizat (Yamaha) 14:32.627.
Rider overall standings: 1. Zaidy Mohd Zaifaizal (Yamaha) 139 points, 2. Izzat Zaidi Salehan (Yamaha) 128, 3.Tengku Amirul Haffiruddin (Yamaha) 113, 4.Amirul Ariff Musa (Honda) 96, 5. Syafiq Rosli (Honda) 63.
Team overall standings: 1. Motul Yamaha YY Pang A 241 points, 2. Motul Yamaha YY Pang B 170, 3. Givi Honda Yuzy Racing 135, 4. M Seki Liberty Honda 107, 5. PETRONAS Yamaha Maju Motor 73.

WIRA: 1. Khairul Idham Pawi (Honda) 11:53.587, 2. Fairuz Nasir (Yamaha) 12:05.333, 3. Harith Farhan Baharin (Honda) 12:07.520, 4. Saiful Izman (Yamaha) 12:08.021, 5. Amirul Hakim (Yamaha) 12:11.032. 
Rider overall standings: 1. Khairul Idham Pawi (Honda) 166 points, 2. Afiki Supaat (Yamaha) 92, 3. Harith Farhan (Honda) 75, 4. Khairul Ikhwan Ajis (Yamaha) 71, 5. Saiful Izman Ahmad Zamani (Yamaha) 68.

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Sports Calendar

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

November

Oct 28-Nov 2
Tennis: WTA Tournament of Champions
Sofia, Bulgaria

Oct 31-Nov 3
Golf: PGA World Golf Championships - HSBC Champions 
Shanghai

Oct 31-Nov 2
F1: United States Grand Prix
Austin

Nov 3-9
Tennis: WTA Suez Open
Paris

Nov 7-9
F1: Brazil Grand Prix 2014
Sao Paulo

Nov 7-9
Golf: Mizuno Classic -LPGA
Mie, Japan

Nov 7-10
Golf: The McGladrey Classic -PGA
Sea Island, Georgia

Nov 8
Rugby: England vs New Zealand, Ireland vs South Africa, Scotland vs Argentina, Wales vs Australia.
Various venue

Nov 9
MotoGP: Valencia
Valencia, Spain

Nov 9-16
Tennis: Barclays ATP World Tour Finals -Indoor
London

Nov 11-16
Badminton: Maybank Malaysia International Challenge 2014
Kuching, Sarawak

Nov 13-16
Golf: Lorena Ochoa Invitational - LPGA
Mexico

Nov 13–21 
Squash: Men’s World Championship
Doha, Qatar 

Nov 14-16
Football: Euro Championships qualifying
Various venues

Nov 14-17
Golf: OHL Classic at Mayakoba - PGA
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Nov 15
Rugby: England vs South Africa, Scotland vs New Zealand, Wales vs Fiji
Various venues

Nov 16-22
Bowling: Daejeon International Open 
Daejeon, South Korea

Nov 18-23 
Badminton: Hong Kong Open 
Kowloon

Nov 20-23
Golf: CME Group Tour Championship
Naples, Florida

Nov 21-22
Bowling: Qatar Bowling Open
Doha

Nov 21-23 
F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Yas Marina

Nov 21-23
Tennis: Davis Cup World Group Final
France

Nov 22
Rugby: England vs Samoa, Ireland vs Australia, Scotland vs Tonga, Wales vs New Zealand
Various venues

Nov 22-Dec 20
Football: AFF Suzuki Cup
Singapore/Vietnam

Nov 25-30
Badminton: Macau Open 
Macau

Nov 27-Dec 3
Bowling: 15th Milo International Junior All Stars 
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Nov 27-Dec 7
Badminton: Axiata Cup
Jakarta/Kuala Lumpur

Nov 29
Rugby: England vs Australia, Wales vs South Africa
Various venues

Nov 29-Dec7
Hockey: Women’s 21st Champions Trophy
Mendoza, Argentina

December

Dec 1-6
Squash: Women’s World Team Championship
Niagara on the lake, Canada

Dec 2-4
Golf: USPGA Champions Tour - PNC Father-Son Challenge
Orlando, Florida 

Dec 3-7
Swimming: World Championships (short course)
Doha, Qatar

Dec 4-15
Bowling: World Bowling Championship 2014
Abu Dhabi

Dec 8-13
Badminton: Yonex Grand Prix
California, USA

Dec 6-14
Hockey: Men’s Hero Hockey Champions Trophy
Bhubaneswar, India

Dec 12–19 
Squash: Women’s World Championship
TBA

Dec 17-21
Badminton: BWF World Superseries Finals
Dubai

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