September 2, 2017 / 6:00 AM / 23 days ago

Reuters Sports Schedule at 1430 GMT on Sunday, Sept 3

Reuters sports schedule at 1430 GMT on Sunday:

SOCCER

European World Cup qualifying

GROUP A

Belarus v Sweden (1600)

Netherlands v Bulgaria (1600)

France v Luxembourg (1845)

GROUP B

Faroe Islands v Andorra (1600)

Hungary v Portugal (1845)

Latvia v Switzerland (1845)

GROUP H

Estonia v Cyprus (1600)

Gibraltar v Bosnia-Herzegovina (1845)

Greece v Belgium (1845)

(SOCCER-WORLDCUP-TEAMA-TEAMB/, expect throughout)

TENNIS

U.S. Open (to 10)

Women main focus on Arthur Ashe on Sunday

NEW YORK - Women’s tennis’s biggest names still remaining at the U.S. Open take centre stage on Sunday with grand slam winners Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams, Garbine Muguruza and Petra Kvitova all appearing on Arthur Ashe Stadium. (TENNIS-USOPEN/ (PIX), expect throughout from 1600 GMT/12 PM ET, by Steve Keating, Rory Carroll, Julien Pretot and Simon Cambers, 500 words)

MOTOR RACING

Italian Grand Prix

Hamilton takes Formula One lead from Vettel

MONZA - Lewis Hamilton won the Italian Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday with an utterly dominant drive that sent the Briton clear at the top of the Formula One world championship for the first time in a year. (MOTOR-F1-ITALY/ (PIX, TV), moved with updates to follow, by Alan Baldwin, 600 words)

GOLF

PGA Tour: Dell Technologies Championship, Norton, Massachusetts (to 4)

Rahm two ahead at halfway mark

Spaniard Jon Rahm, at nine-under 133, has a two-stroke lead over four players starting the third round at TPC Boston in the second of the PGA Tour’s four FedExCup playoff events, while Dustin Johnson, who leads the standings, is five back. (GOLF-BOSTON/, expect by 0000 GMT/8 PM ET, 400 words)

LPGA Tour: Cambia Portland Classic (to 3), Portland, Oregon

Henderson the one to catch in Oregon

American Stacy Lewis, an 11-times winner on the LPGA Tour, has a chance for her first victory since 2014 when she takes a three-shot lead over Moriya Jutanugarn into the final round at Columbia Edgewater Country Club. (GOLF-WOMEN-PORTLAND/, expect by 0100 GMT/9 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 300 words)

CYCLING

Vuelta a Espana

Froome looks to hold lead

MADRID - Team Sky rider Chris Froome leads the Vuelta going into Stage 15 as the Briton attempts to add the red jersey to the Tour de France’s yellow jersey that he won in July. (CYCLING-VUELTA/ (TV), expect by 1800 GMT/2 PM ET, 300 words)

CRICKET

Sri Lanka v India, 5th ODI

India seek series sweep without Dhawan

COLOMBO - India will be without aggressive opener Shikhar Dhawan, who has had to leave early due to a family emergency, as they eye a 5-0 sweep in their one-day series against Sri Lanka with the final game in Colombo. (CRICKET-ODI-LKA-IND/ (PIX), expect by 1800 GMT/2 PM ET, 200 words)

BASEBALL

Sale, Red Sox bid to increase AL East lead over Yankees

Fifteen game winner Chris Sale will be on the mound for the first place Boston Red Sox when they visit American League East rivals the New York Yankees while in the National League, Alex Wood goes for his 15th win when the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers take on the San Diego Padres in two of the 15 games on the Major League Baseball schedule. (BASEBALL-MLB-HIGHLIGHTS/, expect by 0600 GMT/2 AM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 700 words)

NORTH AMERICAN SPORTS

Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (expect by 0000 GMT/8 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 500 words)

Europe desk editor: Pritha Sarkar

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