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WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES:

SOC--MAN UNITED-ARSENAL

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho holds a news conference ahead of his team's English Premier League game against Arsenal on Saturday. By Steve Douglas. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos by 1700 GMT.

SOC--FIFA-CLUB WORLD CUP

ZURICH — FIFA President Gianni Infantino says the Club World Cup could expand to a 32-team tournament played in June. SENT: 130 words, photos.

TEN--ATP FINALS

LONDON — The lineup for the last four at the ATP finals will be completed after Andy Murray plays Stan Wawrinka in the aftrenoon session and Kei Nishikori plays Marin Cilic in the evening. The top-ranked Murray tops the John McEnroe Group, having won his first two matches. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 2200 GMT. First copy after Murray-Wawrinka.

CRI--INDIA-ENGLAND

VISAKHAPATNAM, India — England is in a deep hole at 103-5 and trailing India by 352 runs after two days of the second cricket test. By Chetan Narula. SENT: 500 words, photos.

GLF--WORLD TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Sergio Garcia and Francesco Molinari share a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the World Tour Championship. Moving shortly.

SOC--GERMAN ROUNDUP

FRANKFURT, Germany — Newcomer Leipzig can emerge as the Bundesliga leader with a win at Bayer Levberkusen and break a record for promoted teams. By Nesha Starcevic. UPCOMING: 300 words, photos by 2200 GMT.

SOC--SPANISH ROUNDUP

SEVILLE, Spain — Real Betis plays its first match under new coach Victor Sanchez as Las Palmas visits Seville in the Spanish league. UPCOMING: 250 words by 2245 GMT.

SOC--FRENCH ROUNDUP

LORIENT, France — Monaco can climb provisionally to the top of the French league standings with a win against Lorient, which is playing its first match under new coach Bernard Casoni. UPCOMING. 250 words by 2030 GMT.

CRI--NEW ZEALAND-PAKISTAN

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — New Zealand's test newcomers shine on debut, with Colin de Grandhomme taking 6-41 and opener Jeet Raval making an unbeaten 55 as the hosts take the upper hand against Pakistan on day two of the first test. SENT: 470 words.

FBN--NFL ROUNDUP

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Carolina hold off New Orleans' fourth-quarter rally to beat the Saints 23-20 in an NFL game marred by injuries to key players. SENT: 350 words, photos.

Other stories:

— RGU--England Team — Vunipola, Daly passed fit to start against Fiji. SENT: 320 words, photos.

— GLF--Australian Open — Journeyman leads by 1 shot after 2nd round. SENT: 420 words.

— SOC--Asian Champions League Preview — Scandal-hit Jeonbuk looking for redemption in Asian final. By John Duerden. SENT: 430 words.

— CRI--Australia-South Africa-Tampering — South Africa show solidarity with captain Faf du Plessis. SENT: 280 words, photo.

— BKN--NBA Roundup — Bulls continue on winning path, beat Utah 85-77. SENT: 240 words, photos.

— HKN--NHL Roundup — Ducks down Devils to take clear Pacific lead. SENT: 530 words, photos.

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Updated : 2021-02-26 13:28 GMT+08:00