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AP Weekly Sports Calendar

EDITORS:

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