With three countries returning to school and the continuation of the Champions League and Europa League first matches, European football is resuming its progress this week. La Vuelta 2021, from 14 August to 5 September, is the last Grand Tour of the cycling season. These are the main events of the week… but not the only one.
Monday 9 August
cycling. Visit Poland till August 15
FOOTBALL. German Cup, continuation of the first round.
Tennis. ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Toronto, until 15 August.
WTA 1000 tournament in Montreal, until 15 August.
Tuesday 10 August
FOOTBALL. Monaco-Sparta return to the third preliminary round of the Champions League, including Prague.
Return to the Europa League preliminary round, until 12 August.
English League Cup: First round, till 11 August.
cycling. Visiting Denmark till 14 August.
Wednesday 11 August
FOOTBALL. League 2 (3rd Day): SC Bastia-Nancy (7 PM).
Thursday 12 August
golf. EPGA Tour: English Open at London Golf Club Ash (Kent, England).
PGA Tour: Wyndham Championship in Greensboro (Caroline Du Nord).
LPGA and LET Tour: Ladies Scottish Open at Dumbarney Lynx (Scotland).
Friday 13 August
FOOTBALL. Ligue 1 (2nd day): Lorient-Monaco (9 pm).
German Championship: Day one, until 15 August.
English Championship: Day one, until 15 August.
Spanish Championship: Day one, until 16 August.
Italian Cup: First round, until 16 August.
cycling. Tour de l’Avenir, until 22 August.
Saturday 14 August
FOOTBALL. Ligue 1 (2nd day): Lille-Nice (5pm), PSG-Strasbourg (9pm).
Ligue 2 (4th day): Toulouse-Bastia (3 pm), Nimes-Pau, AC Ajaccio-Cain, Sochaux-Dunkirque, Quéville Rouen-Dijon, Rodez-le Havre, Niort-Grenoble, Guingamp-Amiens, Nancy-Valenciennes (19 hours).
cycling. Spain tour till 5th September
rugby. Rugby Championship, Day 1: New Zealand – Australia and South Africa – Argentina.
Sunday 15 August
FOOTBALL. Ligue 1 (2nd day): Angers-Léon (1 pm), Nantes-Metz, Brest-Rennes, Reims-Montpellier, Clermont-Troys (3 pm), Lens-Saint-tienne (5 pm), Marseille- Bordeaux (8 p.m.:45 p.m.).
Motorcycle. Austrian Grand Prix at Spielberg Circuit.
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