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Serena Williams of the US prepares to serve at the US Open tennis. REUTERS
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Riders compete on the frozen Yenisei River during the 45th Ice Derby amateur horse race near the settlement of Novosyolovo, south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
Perfect balance
Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a backhand to Borna Coric of Croatia during their match at the US Open Championships tennis tournament in New York. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Schweini speaks
German footballer Bastian Schweinsteiger attends a news conference in Frankfurt. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski
Lanka conquered
Indian cricket team members pose for photographs with the trophy after they won their final Test cricket match and the series against Sri Lanka in Colombo. REUTERS
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Sports this Week
  • Wednesday, September 2

    SWIMMING

    GCC Aquatics Championship, 10am onwards at Hamad Aquatic Complex (till Friday).
  • Thursday, September 3

    FOOTBALL

    2018 World Cup qualifier, Qatar vs Bhutan, Al Sadd Stadium, 7pm. GCC Under-18 tournament, UAE vs Saudi Arabia, Al Gharafa Stadium, 5.15pm, Kuwait vs Qatar, Al Gharafa Stadium, 7.45pm.
  • Saturday, September 5

    FOOTBALL

    GCC Under-18 tournament, Kuwait vs Oman, Al Gharafa Stadium, 5.15pm; UAE vs Bahrain, Al Gharafa Stadium, 7.45pm.
  • Monday, September 7

    CUE SPORTS

    World 9-Ball Pool Championship, 12noon onwards at Al Arabi Sports Club (till September 18).
  • Monday, September 7

    FOOTBALL

    GCC Under-18 tournament, Qatar vs Oman, Al Gharafa Stadium, 5.15pm; Saudi Arabia vs Bahrain, Al Gharafa Stadium, 7.45pm.
  • Monday, September 7

    HANDBALL

    IHF Super Globe quarterfinals, MKB-MVM Veszprem (HUN) vs Esporte Clube Taubate (BRA), 1pm; Fuchse Berlin (GER) vs Club Africain (TUN), 3pm; FC Barcelona (ESP) vs Al Ahly Sports Club (EGY), 5pm and Al Sadd (QAT) vs Sydney Uni Handball Club (AUS), 8pm at Qatar Handball Association Complex.
  • Tuesday, September 8

    HANDBALL

    IHF Super Globe semifinals, at Qatar Handball Association Complex.
  • Wednesday, September 2

    CYCLING

    Vuelta a Espana (till September 13).
  • Wednesday, September 2

    TENNIS

    ATP and WTA at US Open, New York (till September 13).
  • Thursday, September 3

    ATHLETICS

    Diamond League, Zurich.
  • Thursday, September 3

    CRICKET

    England vs Australia, first ODI, at Southampton.
  • Thursday, September 3

    FOOTBALL

    Euro 2016 qualifiers (till Friday); ’18 World Cup qualifiers, Asian zone.
  • Thursday, September 3

    GOLF

    EPGA at Russian Open, Moscow; USPGA at Norton (till Sunday).
  • Friday, September 4

    FOOTBALL

    2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers (till Saturday).
  • Saturday, September 5

    CRICKET

    England vs Australia, second ODI, at Lord’s.
  • Saturday, September 5

    RUGBY

    World Cup warm-up fixtures.
  • Sunday, September 6

    MOTORSPORT

    Italian F1 Grand Prix, at Monza.
  • Monday, September 7

    FOOTBALL

    Euro 2016 qualifiers (till Tuesday).
  • Tuesday, September 8

    FOOTBALL

    2018 World Cup qualifiers, Asian zone.
  • Tuesday, September 8

    CRICKET

    England vs Australia, third ODI, at Old Trafford.
From Doha Stadium Plus Magazine