LONDON " Jose Mourinho returns to Chelsea with his new Manchester United side for the first time since being fired by the London club for a second time last year. In the day's first game, Manchester City hosts Southampton in the midst of a four-game winless run in all competitions. By Rob Harris. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. By 1800 GMT. With separates on both games.
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AUSTIN, Texas " If Lewis Hamilton is going to make a charge for the Formula One championship, it has to start at the U.S. Grand Prix, where he'll start from pole position on Sunday. Mercedes teammate and championship points leader Nico Rosberg starts at No. 2. By Jim Vertuno. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Race starts at 1900 GMT. race start.
VILAMOURA, PORTUGAL " Anders Hansen and Mikko Korhonen enter the final round of the Portugal Masters tied for the lead. UPCOMING: 200 words. By 2100 GMT.
MADRID " Atletico Madrid plays at Sevilla to try to retake the Spanish league lead from Barcelona, while Real Madrid hosts Athletic Bilbao looking to stay near the top. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. By 1800 GMT.
" SOC--VALENCIA-REFEREE CONTROVERSY " Prandelli not surprised calls went Barcelona's way. By Tales Azzoni. SENT: 462 words, photos.
BERLIN " Promoted side Leipzig remains unbeaten and can go second in the Bundesliga with a win at home over Werder Bremen. Also Sunday, Schalke hosts Mainz. By Ciaran Fahey. UPCOMING: 500 words. First copy expected by 1800 GMT.
ROME " Roma needs to beat visiting Palermo to reclaim second place from resurgent AC Milan. Also, Napoli looks to shake off three consecutive defeats at Crotone, which will be playing a Serie A match in its Ezio Scida stadium for the first time. Also, Inter visits Atalanta. By Andrew Dampf. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. By 2100 GMT.
PARIS " Having taken ownership of French club Marseille earlier this week, American owner Frank McCourt heads to Paris to watch his team take on defending champion Paris Saint-Germain, which has made an erratic start to the season. Elsewhere, league leader Nice is away at Metz and Saint-Etienne travels to play Caen. By Jerome Pugmire. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. By 2130 GMT.
UNDATED " A worker on a Qatar World Cup stadium site has died in the first work-related fatality to be announced by organizers of the 2022 soccer tournament which has been dogged by concerns about labor conditions. By Rob Harris. SENT: 303 words.
" SOC--HERTHA-BANNER " Hertha Berlin criticizes ultra fans' anti-gay banner. SENT: 150 words.
SINGAPORE " Third-seeded Simona Halep wins the first match of the WTA Finals by taking a 6-2, 6-4 round-robin victory over sixth-seeded American Madison Keys. SENT: 134 words.
ANTWERP, Belgium " Third-seeded Richard Gasquet takes on unseeded Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the European Open final in their first ever career meeting. Gasquet is bidding to win his 14th career title and Schwartzman his second. UPCOMING: 250 words. By 1700 GMT.
SOELDEN, Austria " Alexis Pinturault of France built on his first-run lead to win the season-opening World Cup giant slalom on Sunday. By Eric Willemsen. SENT: 118 words - will be updated.
CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh " The first test between England and Bangladesh remains finely poised with Bangladesh requiring 33 runs with two wickets remaining to take the lead in the two-match series. SENT: 491 words, photos.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates " West Indies falters against Pakistan's spin and reverse swing before being bowled out for 224 at tea on the third day of the second test on Sunday. SENT: 269 words - will be updated.
" CRI--INDIA-NEW ZEALAND " New Zealand reaches 285 in 3rd ODI vs New Zealand. SENT: 292 words.
" HKN--NHL ROUNDUP " Red Wings continue resurgence, beat Sharks 3-0. SENT: 527 words.
" GLF--LPGA TOUR " Australia's Minjee Lee wins Blue Bay LPGA in China. SENT: 776 words, photos.
" MOT--AUSTRALIAN MOTO GP " Cal Crutchlow wins Australian Moto GP as Marquez crashes. SENT: 520 words.
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