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Sports this Week
  • Wednesday, July 2

    CHESS

    Ramadan Rapid and Blitz Chess, 9.30pm onwards at Crowne Plaza Hotel.
  • Thursday, July 3

    CHESS

    Ramadan Rapid and Blitz Chess, 9.30pm onwards at Crowne Plaza Hotel.
  • Friday, July 4

    CHESS

    Ramadan Rapid and Blitz Chess, 9.30pm onwards at Crowne Plaza Hotel.
  • Saturday, July 5

    CHESS

    Ramadan Rapid and Blitz Chess, 9.30pm onwards at Crowne Plaza Hotel.
  • Wednesday, July 16

    FOOTBALL

    European Champions League second qualifying round
  • Wednesday, July 16

    CYCLING

    Tour de France (ends July 27)
  • Wednesday, July 16

    TENNIS

    WTA at Baastad, Sweden and Istanbul; ATP at Hamburg, Germany and Bogota (ends July 20)
  • Wednesday, July 16

    CRICKET

    Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, 1st Test (ends July 20)
  • Thursday, July 17

    FOOTBALL

    Europa League second qualifying round
  • Thursday, July 17

    GOLF

    The Open Championship, Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, England; USLPGA at Sylvania, Ohio (ends July 20)
  • Thursday, July 17

    CRICKET

    England vs India, 2nd Test, Lord’s (ends July 21)
  • Friday, July 18

    ATHLETICS

    Diamond League, Monaco
  • Saturday, July 19

    MOTORSPORT

    IndyCar at Toronto
  • Sunday, July 20

    FORMULA ONE

    German Grand Prix, Hockenheim
  • Monday, July 21

    TENNIS

    ATP at Atlanta, Gstaad, Umag; WTA at Baku (ends July 27)
  • Tuesday, July 22

    FOOTBALL

    European Champions League second qualifying round
  • Tuesday, July 22

    HORSE RACING

    Glorious Goodwood (ends July 26)
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