This week

INTERNATIONAL

GENERAL:

Asian Games continue in the Chinese city of Guangzhou.

SOCCER: English Premier League: Arsenal take on Everton while leaders and defending champions Chelsea run into Sunderland.

La Liga and Serie A matches continue at various venues in Europe during the weekend.
Croatia face Malta in Zagreb while Finland meet San Marino at Helsinki in the Euro 2012 qualifiers on Wednesday.

CRICKET: The second Test between India and New Zealand in Hyderabad is scheduled for a Tuesday finish. The third and final Test will commence in Nagpur from Saturday.
High after their first ever one-day series win in Australia, Sri Lanka take on the West Indies in the first Test at Galle from Monday.

Having wrapped up the keenly-contested five-match one-day series, South Africa look to extend their domination in Tests as well. The opening Test, which began on Friday, is scheduled to end in Dubai on Tuesday. The second and final Test in Abu Dhabi begins on Monday.

GOLF: European Tour’s Hong Kong Open starts in Fanling on Thursday.

NATIONAL

VOLLEYBALL: National sub-junior championship for boys and girls begin at the Sree Kanteerava stadium on Monday.

CRICKET: After their command eight-wicket win over Punjab in the Ranji Trophy Super League opener in Mohali, Karnataka take on Haryana in Rohtak in their second match beginning from Wednesday.

Other Super League matches: Group ‘A’: Bengal vs Assam (in Kolkata); Delhi vs Gujarat (Delhi); Mumbai vs Railways (Mumbai); Saurashtra vs Tamil Nadu (Rajkot).

Group ‘B’: Baroda vs Uttar Pradesh (Vadodara); Himachal Pradesh vs Punjab (Dharamsala).

STATE/ LOCAL

HOCKEY: State ‘A’ division hockey continues in Bangalore.

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