RPT-Reuters Sports Schedule at 1900 GMT on Monday, July 17

(Changes time in headline, no change to text) Reuters sports schedule at 1900 GMT on Monday:


Wimbledon trophy is instant hangover cure for Federer

LONDON - Croaky and hung over, Roger Federer could barely recall where he had been as he celebrated until dawn, but he was soon smiling as that familiar warm feeling of waking up as Wimbledon champion seeped back into his mind on Monday morning. (TENNIS-WIMBLEDON/ (TV), moved, by Mitch Phillips, 400 words)


British Open

Holder Stenson and Spieth paired for British Open

Defending champion Henrik Stenson will partner former world number one Jordan Spieth in the first two rounds of this week's British Open at Royal Birkdale. (GOLF-OPEN/TIMES, moved, 200 words)

Jacklin says England can end 25-year title wait

LONDON - Former British Open winner Tony Jacklin borrowed a remark made famous by an erstwhile prime minister when he looked ahead to next week's major championship and declared that English golf had "never had it so good." (GOLF-OPEN/ (PREVIEW), moving at 0200 GMT/10 PM ET, 550 words)

Rahm raid won't work at Birkdale, says Jacklin

LONDON - Precocious Spanish talent Jon Rahm has no chance of landing the British Open title next week if he performs the way he did while winning this month's Irish Open, according to former British Open winner Tony Jacklin. (GOLF-OPEN/RAHM, moving at 0200 GMT/10 PM ET, 550 words)

Tony Jacklin's five players to watch at Birkdale

LONDON - Tony Jacklin, who won the British Open at Royal Lytham and St Annes in 1969, identifies five players to watch in next week's major championship at Royal Birkdale. (GOLF-OPEN/FIVE, moving at 0200 GMT/10 PM ET, 500 words) Also see: GOLF-OPEN/CARD, moving at 0200 GMT/9 PM ET, 80 words


We will have all the latest transfer news from around Europe as clubs strengthen their squads for the new season. (SOCCER-COUNTRY-TEAM/, expect throughout)


Tour de France: Stage 15

Exhausted Froome welcomes breather in Tour schedule

LE-PUY-EN-VELAY, France - After narrowly averting disaster in the Massif Central, Chris Froome believes he is ready for the final stretch of the Tour de France with a handful of rivals breathing down his neck. (CYCLING-FRANCE/ (PIX, TV), moved, by Julien Pretot, 400 words)


England v South Africa - second test

South Africa crush England to level series

NOTTINGHAM, England - South Africa took full advantage of an abject England batting display on Monday to complete a crushing 340-run win in the second test at Trent Bridge which leveled the series 1-1 with two games remaining. (CRICKET-TEST-ENG-ZAF/, moved, 400 words)

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, only test, Colombo (to 18)

Zimbabwe seven wickets away from maiden Sri Lanka test win

COLOMBO - Zimbabwe were seven wickets away from their maiden test win over Sri Lanka on Monday after setting the hosts a target of 388 in their one-off match at the R. Premadasa Stadium. (CRICKET-SRI LANKA/, moved, 200 words)


Ailing Reds host NL East leading Nationals

NL Central's struggling Cincinnati Reds host the NL East-leading Washington Nationals and their newly fortified bullpen, while the Boston Red Sox look to extend their lead in the AL East when they host the Toronto Blue Jays in one of 13 games on the Major League Baseball schedule. (BASEBALL-MLB-HIGHLIGHTS/, expect by 0530 GMT/1:30 AM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 800 words)


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: Ken Ferris)

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