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Sports this Week
    • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

      BASKETBALL

      FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship, placement matches, 9am, 11am, 1pm and 3pm; semifinals, 7pm and 9pm at Al Gharafa Indoor Hall.
    • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

      FOOTBALL

      Qatar Stars League, Al Sailiya vs Al Shahaniya, 6.30pm at Al Sadd, Umm Salal vs El Jaish, 6.30m at Qatar SC and Al Khor vs Lekhwiya, 8.45pm at Al Khor.
    • THURSDAY, AUGUST 28

      BASKETBALL

      FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship, placement matches, 11am, 1pm and 3pm; final, 5pm at Al Gharafa Indoor Hall.
    • THURSDAY, AUGUST 28

      FOOTBALL

      Qatar Stars League, Al Wakrah vs Al Shamal, 6.30 pm at Al Wakrah, Al Gharafa vs Al Arabi, 6.30pm at Al Gharafa and Qatar SC vs Al Ahli, 8.45 pm at Qatar SC.
    • THURSDAY, AUGUST 28

      VOLLEYBALL

      International Friendly Tournament, Mexico vs Algeria, 4.45 pm and Qatar vs Venezuela, 7pm at Al Arabi Indoor Hall.
    • FRIDAY, AUGUST 29

      FOOTBALL

      Qatar Stars League, A Kharaitiyat vs Al Sadd, 6.30pm at Al Khor.
    • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

      BADMINTON

      World championships, Copenhagen, Denmark (till Sunday).
    • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

      CRICKET

      England vs India, 2nd ODI at Cardiff; Australia vs South Africa, Tri-Series ODI at Harare; Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 2nd ODI at Colombo; West Indies vs Bangladesh, only T20I at Basseterre.
    • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

      CYCLING

      Tour of Spain (till September 14).
    • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

      JUDO

      World championships, Chelyabinsk, Russia (till Sunday).
    • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

      FOOTBALL

      UEFA Champions League play-offs, second leg.
    • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

      TENNIS

      US Open, New York (till September 8).
    • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

      YOUTH OLYMPICS

      At Nanjing, China (till Thursday).
    • THURSDAY, AUGUST 28

      ATHLETICS

      Diamond League, Zurich.
    • THURSDAY, AUGUST 28

      FOOTBALL

      Champions League group stages draw; Europa League play-offs, second leg.
    • THURSDAY, AUGUST 28

      GOLF

      EPGA at Italian Open, Turin; LPGA at Portland Classic (till Sunday).
    • FRIDAY, AUGUST 29

      CRICKET

      Zimbabwe vs South Africa, Tri-Series ODI at Harare.
    • SATURDAY, AUGUST 30

      BASKETBALL

      World Championships, Spain (till September 14).
    • SATURDAY, AUGUST 30

      CRICKET

      Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 3rd ODI Dambulla; England vs India, 3rd ODI at Nottingham.
    • SATURDAY, AUGUST 30

      FOOTBALL

      Start of Italian Serie A season.
    • SATURDAY, AUGUST 30

      VOLLEYBALL

      World Championships, Poland (till September 21).
    • SUNDAY, AUGUST 31

      CRICKET

      Zimbabwe vs Australia, Tri-series ODI at Harare.
    • SUNDAY, AUGUST 31

      MOTORSPORT

      British MotoGP, Silverstone.
    • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

      CRICKET

      Australia vs South Africa, Tri-series ODI at Harare; England vs India, 4th ODI at Birmingham.
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