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SOC--ENGLISH ROUNDUP

LONDON — The English Premier League's north London rivals leave it late to snatch points, with Tottenham outdoing Arsenal with its comeback. SENT: 690 words, photos. With 8 separates.

With:

— SOC--England-Rooney — ney slams 'disgraceful' reaction to late-night conduct. SENT: 220 words, photos.

RGU--IRELAND-NEW ZEALAND

DUBLIN — New Zealand shook off the indignity of its first ever loss to Ireland and triumphed 21-9 in the rematch in Dublin, leaving the host side battered and bemused. By Shawn Pogatchnik. SENT: 730 words, photos.

RGU--ITALY-SOUTH AFRICA

FLORENCE, Italy — Italy heaps more misery on South Africa by beating the Springboks 20-18 for the first time. By Daniella Matar. SENT: 640 words, photos.

With:

— RGU--South Africa Suffering — Future of Boks coach Coetzee to be decided after Wales game. By Daniella Matar. SENT: 450 words, photos.

— RGU--Italy-Future — Italy future looks rosy under O'Shea after historic Boks win. By Daniella Matar. SENT: 510 words, photos.

FOOTBALL:

SOC--SPANISH ROUNDUP

MADRID — In a game that meant so much for Atletico Madrid, it was Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid celebrating when it was all over. By Tales Azzoni. SENT: 700 words, photos.

SOC--GERMAN ROUNDUP

FRANKFURT, Germany — Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores an early goal that sends Bayern Munich to its first defeat of the season and forces the four-time defending champion to relinquish the top of the Bundesliga to promoted Leipzig. By Nesha Starcevic. SENT: 510 words, photos.

SOC--ITALIAN ROUNDUP

ROME — Promoted Pescara proves no test for an understrength Juventus. By Andrew Dampf. SENT: 620 words, photos.

Also:

— SOC--French Roundup — PSG suffers key injuries in 2-0 win over Nantes. By Samuel Petrequin. SENT: 320 words.

TENNIS:

TEN--ATP FINALS

LONDON — Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic set up a Sunday shootout for both the ATP finals title and the year-end No. 1 ranking. SENT: 370 words, photos.

RUGBY:

RGU--FRANCE-AUSTRALIA

SAINT-DENIS, France — Flyhalf Bernard Foley steps up at the last minute and scores 15 points to lead Australia past France 25-23. By Samuel Petrequin. SENT: 640 words, photos.

RGU--SCOTLAND-ARGENTINA

EDINBURGH, Scotland — Captain Greig Laidlaw kicks over a 30-meter penalty in injury time for Scotland to beat Argentina 19-16 in a rugby test at Murrayfield. SENT: 490 words, photos.

Also:

— RGU--Wales-Japan — Wales beats Japan 33-30 in rugby with late dropped goal. SENT: 530 words, photos.

— RGU--England-Fiji — England dispatch Fiji by record 58-15 at Twickenham. SENT: 550 words, photos.

GOLF:

GLF--WORLD TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Victor Dubuisson shows his ability to compete in big tournaments when a sparkling 8-under 64 gives him a one-shot lead in the World Tour Championship after three rounds. SENT: 470 words, photos.

Also:

— GLF--LPGA Tour — Ko, Jutanugarn set for LPGA finale showdown, chasing Hull. SENT: 500 words.

— GLF--RSM Classic — Hughes keeps his poise and the lead. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 810 words.

OLYMPICS:

OLY--WADA-DOPING MEETINGS

GLASGOW, Scotland — Anti-doping leaders are challenged to produce more credible evidence of Russian cheating by a leading Olympic executive. By Rob Harris. SENT: 620 words, photos.

CRICKET:

CRI--NEW ZEALAND-PAKISTAN

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — New Zealand goes to lunch needing 47 more runs to beat Pakistan on day four in the first test. SENT: 400 words. Will be updated with result.

CRI--INDIA-ENGLAND

VISAKHAPATNAM, India — India resumes on 98-3 on day four with a lead of 298 against England in the second test. Play resumes at 0400 GMT.

Also:

— CRI--Zimbabwe-West Indies — West Indies lose 3 wickets in last over to tie with Zimbabwe. SENT: 130 words.

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Updated : 2021-02-28 21:24 GMT+08:00