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SOC--ENGLISH ROUNDUP

MANCHESTER, England -- After its early Champions League exit, Manchester United is out to avoid more embarrassment in a Premier League match at promoted Bournemouth, while Manchester City is at home to managerless Swansea. By Steve Douglas. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2000 GMT, photos. Separate reports on all six games.

NEW/DEVELOPING:

SOC--EUR0 2016-DRAW

PARIS -- The draw for next June's European Championships is made under high security in Paris, with banned UEFA boss Michel Platini missing, host France under a cloud and many of the remaining 23 teams hoping to avoid world champion Germany. By Jerome Pugmire. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, video. Draw begins at 1700 GMT.

SKI--WCUP-WOMEN'S GS

Lindsey Vonn led the opening run of a World Cup giant slalom in Are, Sweden, on Saturday while American teammate Mikaela Shiffrin missed the race following a warmup crash. By Andrew Dampf. SENT: 500 words.

FOOTBALL:

SOC--SPANISH ROUNDUP

BARCELONA, Spain -- Coming off two consecutive draws and without the injured Neymar, Barcelona hosts Deportivo La Coruna to try to defend its Spanish league lead. By Tales Azzoni. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 1800 GMT.

SOC--FRENCH ROUNDUP

PARIS -- Nice looks to end a bad run of form when it travels to Reims in the French league. UPCOMING. 300 words by 2100GMT.

SOC--ITALIAN ROUNDUP

MILAN -- League leader Inter Milan is looking to move provisionally four points clear when it plays at Udinese on Saturday night, with the rest of the top five teams playing each other Sunday. By Daniella Matar. UPCOMING: 500 words by 1600 GMT, photos.

SOC--GERMAN ROUNDUP

BERLIN -- After its first Bundesliga defeat of the season, injury-depleted Bayern Munich hosts promoted Ingolstadt. By Ciaran Fahey. UPCOMING: By 1700 GMT. 600 words.

SKIING:

SKI--WCUP-SHIFFRIN OUT

Olympic slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin crashed while warming up for a World Cup giant slalom race in Are, Sweden, Saturday and was taken to a local hospital for tests on her right knee. By Andrew Dampf. SENT: 500 words.

SKI--WCUP-MEN'S GS

VAL D'ISERE, France -- Marcel Hirscher earned a record fifth win in Val d'Isere on Sunday with a dominating performance in a World Cup giant slalom on the treacherous Face de Bellevarde. SENT: 500 words.

CRICKET:

CRI--AUSTRALIA-WEST INDIES

HOBART, Australia -- The warning signs were evident when a mostly full-strength West Indies lost a tour match by 10 wickets to a Cricket Australia selection with six players making their first-class debuts. SENT: 700 words.

FIGURE SKATING:

FIG--GRAND PRIX FINAL

BARCELONA, Spain -- Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan seeks his third consecutive Grand Prix Final title after a record-breaking short program. By Joseph Wilson. 400 words by 2200 GMT, photos.

BASKETBALL:

BKN--NBA ROUNDUP

BOSTON -- Stephen Curry scored 38 points as the Golden State Warriors improved to 24 wins without loss this season by outlasting the Boston Celtics 124-119 in double overtime Friday night. SENT: 400 words.

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Updated : 2021-09-23 23:52 GMT+08:00