Sports calendar keynotes: 8 – 10 September

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Friday, 8 September

Football: French Ligue 1 – Metz v Paris St. Germain

Cycling: Vuelta a Espana, stage 19, Caso (Parque de Redes) – Gijon (149.7km – hillly, flat start)

Tennis: US Open, Flushing Meadows, New York (till 10 September)

Cricket: England v West Indies, third Test, Lord’s, London (series tied at 1-1)

Golf: PGA European Tour, Omega European Masters, Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland (till 10 September)

Saturday, 9 September

Football: English Premier League – Manchester City v Liverpool, Arsenal v AFC Bournemouth, Everton v Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City V Chelsea, Stoke City v Manchester United. French Ligue 1 – Nice v Monaco, Montpellier v Nantes, Troyes v Toulouse. Spanish La Liga – Real Madrid v Levante, Valencia v Atletico Madrid, Barcelona v Espanyol. German Bundesliga – 1899 Hoffenheim v Bayern Munich. Italian Serie A – Juventus v Chievo.

Cycling: Vuelta a Espana, stage 20, Corvera – Angliru (117.5km – mountains, summit finish)

Tennis: US Open, Flushing Meadows, New York (till 10 September)

Rugby Union: France Top 14 – La Rochelle v Clermont Auvergne, Castres v Montpellier Herault. English Aviva Premiership – Bath v Saracens, Exeter v London Irish, Harlequins v Gloucester.

Cricket: England v West Indies, third Test, Lord’s, London (series tied at 1-1)

Golf: PGA European Tour, Omega European Masters, Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland (till 10 September)

Sunday, 10 September

Football: Italian Serie A – Inter Milan v SPAL, Lazio v AC Milan

Cycling: Vuelta a Espana, stage 21, Arroyomolinos – Madrid, final day (117.6km – flat)

Tennis: US Open, Flushing Meadows, New York (final day)

Athletics: Great North Run, Newcastle.

Rugby Union: France Top 14 – Toulon v Stade Toulouse. Aviva Premiership – Worcester v Wasps.

Cricket: England v West Indies, third Test, Lord’s, London (series tied at 1-1)

Golf: PGA European Tour, Omega European Masters, Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland (till 10 September)