These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit:
|FRIDAY, Aug. 16|
thru 18, Medinah, Illinois — golf, US PGA Tour, BMW Championship.
thru 18, London — cricket, 2nd Ashes test.
thru 18, Galle, Sri Lanka — cricket, Sri Lanka vs. New Zealand, 1st test.
thru 18, Mason Ohio — tennis, ATP-WTA, Western & Southern Open.
thru 18, Prague — golf, European Tour, Czech Masters.
Spain — football, La Liga starts.
Germany — football, Bundelsiga starts.
thru 18, Belgium — cycling, UCI WorldTour, BinckBank Tour.
|SATURDAY, Aug. 17|
Auckland, New Zealand — rugby, Bledisloe Cup, New Zealand vs. Australia.
Pretoria, South Africa — rugby, South Africa vs. Argentina.
Cardiff, Wales — rugby, Wales vs. England.
Nice, France — rugby, France vs. Scotland.
Los Angeles — boxing, Emanuel Navarrete vs. Francisco De Vaca for Navarrete’s WBO super banatmweight title.
|SUNDAY, Aug. 18|
Birmingham, England — athletics, Diamond League, Muller Grand Prix.
thru 24, Winston-Salem, North Carolina — tennis, ATP, Winston-Salem Open.
thru 24, New Haven, Connecticut — tennis, WTA, Connecticut Open.
Long Pond, Pennsylvania — auto racing, IndyCar, ABC Supply 500.
|MONDAY, Aug. 19|
thru 25, Basel, Switzerland — badminton, world championships.
|TUESDAY, Aug. 20|
No new major events.
|WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21|
thru 25, Szeged, Hungary — canoe, sprint world championships.
|THURSDAY, Aug. 22|
thru 25, Atlanta — golf, US PGA Tour, Tour Championship.
thru 25, Aurora, Ontario — golf, US LPGA Tour, Canadian Pacific Women’s Open.
thru 25, Gothenburg, Sweden — golf, European Tour, Scandinavian Masters.
thru 26, Leeds, England — cricket, 3rd Ashes test.
thru 26, North Sound, Antigua — cricket, West Indies vs. India, 1st test.
thru 26, Colombo, Sri Lanka — cricket, Sri Lanka vs. New Zealand, 2nd test.
|FRIDAY, Aug. 23|
No new major events.
|SATURDAY, Aug. 24|
thru Sept. 15, Spain — cycling, Spanish Vuelta.
Paris — athletics, Diamond League, Meeting de Paris.
Madison, Illinois — auto racing, IndyCar, Bommarito Automotive Group 500.
London — rugby, England vs. Ireland.
Edinburgh, Scotland — rugby, Scotland vs. France.
Nagoya, Japan — boxing, Kosei Tanaka vs. Jonathan Gonzalez for Tanaka’s WBO flyweight title.
Chelyabinsk, Russia — boxing, Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde for Kovalev’s WBO light heavyweight title.
San Juan, Puerto Rico — boxing, Vic Saludar vs. Wilfredo Mendez for Saludar’s WBO minimumweight title.
Edinburg, Texas — boxing, Brandon Figueroa vs. Javier Nicolas Chacon for interim WBA super bantamweight title.
Hermosillo, Mexico — boxing, Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Dewayne Beamon for Estrada’s WBC super flyweight title.
|SUNDAY, Aug. 25|
Hamburg, Germany — cycling, UCI WorldTour, Cyclassics.
thru Sept. 1, Tokyo — judo, world championships.
Source: Economic Times