The first week of action will see two matches played on the Saturday, with the other eight matches set for Sunday August 25.
There will be three midweek rounds, and the Christmas break will last for two weeks with the first games of the new year set for for January 5.
The Italian Super Cup will again be played in Beijing, China, and will take place on August 10. If one of the participants is involved in preliminary round for European competition, then the venue will be switched back to Italy.
The Coppa Italia final will be played on April 16 as a result of the 2014 World Cup to be played at the end of next season.
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