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WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

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FBN--SUPER BOWL

GLENDALE, Arizona -- The final 125 seconds included a perfect possession by Tom Brady for the go-ahead points, a juggling catch that could have been the play of the year, and a victory-clinching, end-zone interception on a pass -- not run -- from the 1. By Howard Fedrich. SENT: 900 words, photos, video.

FBN--SUPER BOWL INTERNATIONAL

MELBOURNE, Australia -- The Super Bowl is a winter event, but in Rio de Janeiro, a mix of Brazilians and expatriates sweltered on a steamy night to celebrate the NFL championship game in their own way. By Neil Frankland. SENT: 590 words, photos.

FBN--SUPER BOWL-KEY PLAY

GLENDALE, Arizona -- Pete Carroll made the call. Malcolm Butler made the play. By Eddie Pells. SENT: 699 words, photos.

FBN--SUPER BOWL-MVP

GLENDALE, Arizona -- Tom Brady now owns as many Super Bowl championships and as many Super Bowl Most Valuable Player awards as his boyhood idol, Joe Montana. By Howard Fendrich. SENT: 546 words, photos.

FOOTBALL:

SOC--FIFA-ELECTION

GENEVA -- Three men remain in contention to challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency. By Graham Dunbar. SENT: 480 words, photos.

ALSO:

-- AMSTERDAM -- SOC--FIFA Election-Van Praag-Cruyff. SENT: 256 words, photos.

SOC--TRANSFERS-EUROOPE

LONDON -- The winter transfer window closes in Europe, with clubs getting one last day to sign players for the second half of the season. By Rob Harris. UPCOMING: 600 words expected by 2300 GMT.

ALSO:

-- PARIS -- SOC--Transfers-France. By Samuel Petrequin. SENT: 425 words.

-- MILAN -- Juventus has allowed Sebastian Giovinco to join MLS side Toronto FC. SENT: 135 words, photo.

SOC--GERMAN PREVIEW

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Defending champion Bayern Munich has little time to recover from its 4-1 beating at Wolfsburg before it hosts Schalke on Tuesday in the Bundesliga. By Nesha Starcevic. SENT: 488 words, photos.

ZURICH -- SOC--FIFA-Sakho. SENT: 280 words.

FORMULA ONE:

CAR--F1-MERCEDES-HAMILTON'S CONTRACT

JEREZ, Spain -- Mercedes is confident that Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton will sign a new contract soon, with his current deal expiring at the end of the year. By Jerome Pugmire. SENT: 343 words, photos.

CAR--F1-ROSBERG'S AMBITION

JEREZ, Spain -- Nico Rosberg is studying how he breathes as he looks to overhaul Formula One world champion and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. By Jerome Pugmire. SENT: 130 words, photos.

RUGBY UNION:

BC-RGU--SIX NATIONS PREVIEW.

UNDATED -- For Irish rugby, it turns out there is life after Brian O'Driscoll. By Steve Douglas. SENT: 778 words, photos.

ALSO:

-- CARDIFF, Wales-- Wales will be at full strength for the Six Nations opener against England after recalling hooker Richard Hibbard and winger George North to its starting team. BC-RGU--WALES TEAM. SENT: 243 words.

DOPING:

ATH--RUSSIA-DOPING

MONACO -- The IAAF says the spate of doping bans among top Russian athletes shows the "robustness" of the sport's drug-testing program. SENT: 139 words, photos.

TENNIS:

TEN--AUSTRALIAN OPEN-WHAT WE LEARNED.

MELBOURNE, Australia -- The opening Grand Slam tournament of the year ended Sunday with Novak Djokovic winning his fifth Australian Open title and denying Andy Murray his first. By Dennis Passa. SENT: 769 words, photos.

GOLF:

GLF--PHOENIX OPEN

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona -- Brooks Koepka has lost track of the miles flown, the oceans crossed and the stamps in his passport as he toiled in remote corners of the golfing world for more than two years to prepare himself for moments like Sunday at the Phoenix Open. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 887 words, photos.

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Updated : 2021-09-24 19:07 GMT+08:00