WORLDS-MEN'S GIANT SLALOM
ARE, Sweden — Marcel Hirscher looks to shrug off a recent bout of sickness and win the giant slalom at the world championships to confirm his status as the best technical racer in men's skiing. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos.
SKI--WORLDS-THE LATEST — Real-time updates.
CRI--SOUTH AFRICA-SRI LANKA
DURBAN, South Africa — Sri Lanka takes five South African wickets for just eight runs after lunch to turn the first test around and give the tourists a chance of an against-the-odds victory. SENT: 300 words. Will be updated at stumps.
BARCELONA, Spain — Ernesto Valverde has agreed to stay on as Barcelona coach for at least one more season. By Joseph Wilson. SENT: 200 words, photo.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The IOC receives commitments from North Korea that it will work to "remedy" its anti-doping controls that led to the country's testing agency being suspended this week. By Jamey Keaten. SENT: 230 words, photo.
LONDON — Premier League side Watford goes to second-tier club Queens Park Rangers in the fifth round of the FA Cup. UPCOMING: 200 words, photos by 2230 GMT.
AUGSBURG, Germany — Defending champion Bayern Munich hopes to pile more pressure on Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund with a win at relegation-threatened Bavarian rival Augsburg. Bayern can cut the gap to two points before the rest of the 22nd round. UPCOMING: 200 words, photos by 2200 GMT.
TURIN, Italy — Juventus will be looking to extend its lead at the top of Serie A to 14 points with a win at home to relegation-threatened Frosinone, with second-placed Napoli not playing until Sunday. UPCOMING: 300 words, photos by 2130 GMT.
MADRID — Getafe visits Eibar seeking a win that would lift the modest club into fourth place in the Spanish league. UPCOMING: 200 words by 2200 GMT.
PARIS — After slipping up at Nice last weekend, Lyon has another chance to consolidate third place in the French league at home against last-placed Guingamp. Also, Nimes hosts Dijon. UPCOMING: 150 words by 2200 GMT.
LOS ANGELES — Fifty minutes into the start of the Genesis Open, with only 30 players having teed off, the opening round was scrapped because of increasing rain that soaked Riviera. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 770 words, photos.
GLF--WOMEN'S AUSTRALIAN OPEN
ADELAIDE, Australia — Wei-Ling Hsu and Madelene Sagstrom are the second-round leaders of the Women's Australian Open. SENT: 210 words, photo.
— CAR--F1-FERRARI-CAR LAUNCH — Ferrari presents new F1 car to challenge Mercedes. SENT: 320 words.
— OLY--TOKYO 2020-CEREMONIES COST — Cost of 2020 Tokyo Olympics ceremonies up 40 percent. SENT: 180 words, photos.
— RGU--SUPER RUGBY — Highlanders beat Chiefs 30-27 in Super Rugby opener. SENT: 400 words.
— BKN--NBA CAPSULES — Davis leaves with shoulder injury, Pelicans beat Thunder. SENT: 400 words, photos.
— HKN--NHL CAPSULES — Ovechkin scores NHL-leading 39th as Capitals beat Sharks 5-1. SENT: 1,200 words, photos.
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