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Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend

The German Grand Prix gets underway, Waterford take on Galway, Ireland U19s continue their European Championships campaign, along with much more to look forward to in the coming days.

Sebastian Vettel will be in action this weekend.
Sebastian Vettel will be in action this weekend.

TODAY:

Cycling: Tour de France, (TG4, 1.25pm, Eurosport 1pm, ITV4 1.30pm).

Cricket: Test: England v India, (Sky Sports 1, 10.30am).

Darts: World Matchplay, (Sky Sports 2, 1pm, Sky Sports 1, 7pm).

Ladies European Tour Golf: The Evian Masters, (Sky Sports 3, 3pm).

PGA Tour: The Canadian Open, (Sky Sports 3, 8pm).

Motorcycling: MotoGP US Grand Prix, (Setanta Ireland, 6.10pm, Eurosport, 10.05pm).

Rugby Union: Platinum Leopards v Western Province, (Sky Sports 4, 6pm); Premiership Rugby Sevens Series, (ESPN, 7.15pm).

TOMORROW:

Boxing: British and Commonwealth Heavyweight: Dereck Chisora v Tyson Fury, (Channel 5, 10pm).

Cricket: First Test day three, England v India, (Sky Sports 1 1030.

Cycling: Tour de France, (TG4, 1.10pm, highlights 11.30pm, Eurosport, 12.45pm, ITV4, 2pm).

Darts: World Matchplay, (Sky Sports 1, 7pm).

GAA: Championship Live GAA 2011: TBC, (TV3, 6.30pm).

Golf: European Tour: Scandinavian Masters, (Sky Sports 3, 11.30am); Ladies European Tour Golf: The Evian Masters, (Sky Sports 3, noon); PGA Tour: The Canadian Open, (Sky Sports 3, 8pm).

Horse Racing: Channel 4 Racing: Ascot, (BBC1 2.20pm).

Motorsport: F1: German Grand Prix, (BBC1 12.10pm, Setanta Ireland 12.55pm); MotoGP US Grand Prix, (Setanta Ireland, 6.10pm).

Rugby League: NRL: South Sydney Rabbitohs v New Zealand Warriors, Gold Coast Titans v North Queensland Cowboys, Wests Tigers v Sydney Roosters, (Setanta Ireland, 5am). Challenge Cup: Warrington Wolves v Wigan Warriors, (BBC2, 4.15pm).

Rugby Union: ITM Cup: Bay of Plenty v North Harbour, Wellington v Auckland, (Sky Sports 3, 6.30am). Tri-Nations: Australia v South Africa, (Sky Sports 4, 10.55am). Currie Cup: Griquas v Lions, Blue Bulls v Free State Cheetahs, (Sky Sports 4, 2pm).

Soccer: SPL: Rangers v Hearts, (Sky Sports 2, noon); Copa America third place play-off: TBC, (Setanta Ireland, 7.50pm, ESPN, 8pm); Brazilian national championships: Sao Paulo v Atletico-Go, (Setanta Sports 1, 10.25pm); Pre-season friendlies: Cologne v Arsenal, (ESPN 4.30pm), DC United v Everton, (ESPN, 12.30am, Sun); U19s European Championship: Czech Republic v Republic of Ireland, Serbia v Spain, (Eurosport, 5pm).

SUNDAY:

Cycling: Tour de France, (TG4, 1.25pm, highlights 11.15pm, Eurosport, 1pm, ITV4, 1.30pm).

Cricket: First: England v India, (Sky Sports 1, 10.30am).

Darts: World Matchplay, (Sky Sports 1, 7pm).

Diving: The World Aquatics Championships, (Eurosport, 9am).

GAA: The Sunday Game Live: All-Ireland SHC quarter-final: Waterford v Galway, (RTÉ Two, 1.30pm); The Sunday Game, (RTÉ Two, 9.30pm).

Golf: European Tour: Scandinavian Masters, (Sky Sports 3, 11.30am); Ladies European Tour Golf: The Evian Masters, (Sky Sports 3, noon); PGA Tour: The Canadian Open, (Sky Sports 3, 8pm).

Motorsport: Formula 1, German Grand Prix, (BBC1, 12.05pm, Setanta Ireland 12.55pm).

Moto GP Grand Prix: USA, (Setanta Sports 1, 10pm); Indy Car Series: Edmonton, (Sky Sports 4, 7.30pm).

Rugby League: Challenge Cup: Hull FC v Leeds Rhinos, (BBC2, 3.15pm).

Soccer: SPL: Clydesdale Bank Premier League: Hibernian v Celtic, (ESPN, 11.30am); Copa America final: TBC, (ESPN, 7.45pm, Setanta Ireland, 7.50pm); Brazilian national championships: Fluminense v Palmeiras, (Setanta Sports 1, 7.55pm).

Swimming: The World Aquatics Championships, (Eurosport 2am, 11.30am).

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