AFP Sports schedule for Thursday, August 1

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AFP Sports schedule for Thursday, August 1:

SWIMMING

Fifth day of the world championships in Barcelona - Missy Franklin, the USA teenage sensation, chases her fourth gold medal in the women's 4x200m freestyle relay. Australia's defending champion James Magnussen goes head to head with Olympic gold medallist Nathan Adrian in the men's 100m freetsyle

Coverage by Ryland James and Kieran Canning

Master slug: Swim-world

CRICKET

Opening day of the third Ashes Test at Old Trafford between England and Australia with the tourists hoping that they can claw their way back into the series having lost the first two Tests.

Coverage by Julian Guyer

Slug: Cricket-ENG-AUS

Also Zimbabwe v India at Bulawayo, 4th ODI

Slug: Cricket-ZIM-IND

GOLF

EPGA and USPGA at WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Firestone; USPGA also at Reno-Tahoe Open, Reno, Nevada.

USLPGA at British Open, St Andrews, where South Korea's Park Inbee is bidding to become the first golfer - male or female - to win four majors in one season.

Coverage by Elspeth Burnside

Slugs: Golf-USPGA-EPGA-WGC, Golf-USPGA, Golf-LET-USLPGA-GBR

RACING

The two mile Goodwood Cup, featuring Melbourne Cup fifth Mount Athos, is the feature race on day three at Glorious Goodwood

Slug: Racing-ENG-Goodwood

TENNIS ATP and WTA at Washington where Juan Martin del Potro and Angelique Kerber are the top seeds. WTA also at Carlsbad with Victoria Azarenka and Agnieszka Radwanska the top-ranked players. The tournament will also see Martina Hingis make a second comeback when she plays the doubles. ATP also at Kitzbuhel with Philipp Kohlschreiber the top seed. Slugs: Tennis-ATP-USA, Tennis-ATP-AUT, Tennis-WTA-USA

CYCLING

Tour of Poland fifth stage - a 160.5km ride from Nowy Targ to Zakopane, with home hope Rafal Majka leading.

Slug: Cycling-Tour-POL

FOOTBALL

Europa League third preliminary round first leg matches

Slug: Fbl-Eur-C3


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