MADRID — Two-time defending champion Real Madrid takes on high-spending Paris Saint-Germain in a first-leg match in the last 16 of the Champions League. By Tales Azzoni. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2200 GMT, photos.
PORTO, Portugal — Unbeaten at home in the Portuguese league this season, Porto welcomes Liverpool for the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie. It's the English side's first appearance in the knockout stages of Europe's premier competition for almost nine years. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2200 GMT, photos.
OLY--SBD-SHAUN WHITE-LAWSUIT DETAILS
Shaun White has dismissed the sexual misconduct allegations made against him in a 2016 lawsuit as "gossip." White won his third Olympic gold medal in the men's halfpipe, then was criticized on social media and questioned in a press conference about allegations made in a lawsuit by a former drummer in White's rock band. By Jake Seiner. SENT: 260 words, photos.
— OLY--Pyeongchang Olympics-The Latest — Running updates from the games.
MADRID — Spanish prosecutors are asking for a two-year prison sentence and a six-year soccer ban for a group of players accused of match-fixing in the Spanish league seven years ago. Former Mexico coach Javier Aguirre is facing the same sentence if found guilty. By Tales Azzoni. UPCOMING: 400 words by 1400 GMT.
MADRID — Atletico Madrid says Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group has sold its stake in the Spanish club to an Israeli-owned company. SENT: 200 words.
ROME — A cone of gelato thrown by a fan at the referee has resulted in a fine of 10,000 euros ($12,000) for Serie B team Palermo from the league's disciplinary judge. SENT: 100 words.
SOC--ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Guangzhou Evergrande's bid for a third Asian Champions League title in five years gets off to a disappointing start when the Chinese powerhouse is held to a 1-1 draw at home by Buriram United of Thailand. SENT: 200 words.
There's a skeleton racer from Israel, bobsledders from Nigeria and a luger from Taiwan at the Olympics. For them, getting to the Olympics was victory in itself. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 725 words, photos.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Korea plays Japan for the first time in the Olympics in a much anticipated game between the rival Asian nations with so much history between them. By Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos
MUSCAT, Oman — Shubhankar Sharma, the hottest player on the European Tour with two wins in six starts this season, embarks on a crucial stretch of his schedule this week at the inaugural Oman Open aiming for a spot in the Masters. SENT: 300 words.
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