WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

TOP STORY:

TEN--MURRAY'S AMBITION

PARIS " Having taken Novak Djokovic's No. 1 ranking and his Paris Masters title, Andy Murray will try to grab another of his friend and rival's crowns at the ATP finals. By Jerome Pugmire. SENT: 600 words, photos.

NEW / DEVELOPING:

SOC--REAL MADRID-RONALDO

MADRID " Cristiano Ronaldo signs his new contract with Real Madrid, a deal that should keep the three-time world player of the year with the Spanish giant through the 2021 season. By Tales Azzoni. UPCOMING: 500 words by 1700 GMT.

FOOTBALL:

SOC--ASIA-MATCH FIXING

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia " The Asian Football Confederation has provisionally suspended four Laos players for 60 days as it investigates allegations of match manipulation dating as far back as 2010. SENT: 200 words.

ALSO:

" SOC--ROSICKY'S RETURN " Tomas Rosicky is still injured and unlikely to play for Sparta Prague until the spring of 2017. SENT: 100 words.

" SOC--AUSTRIA-JUNUZOVIC INJURY " Injured Austria midfielder Junuzovic to miss Ireland game. SENT: 100 words.

" SOC--MLS ROUNDUP " Giovinco's hat trick inspires Toronto big MLS playoff win. SENT: 400 words, photos.

ATHLETICS:

US--NYC MARATHON-FOREIGN RUNNERS

NEW YORK " A dozen young Australian runners from indigenous tribes once targeted for genocide had a different marathon goal: "The finish line is just a start for us." By Verena Dobnik. SENT: 450 words, photos.

BASEBALL:

BBI--SOUTH KOREA-MATCH FIXING

SEOUL, South Korea " South Korean police have accused 21 people, including professional baseball players, brokers and others, of involvement in alleged match-fixing schemes. SENT: 250 words.

CRICKET:

CRI--AUSTRALIA-SOUTH AFRICA

PERTH, Australia " Paceman Kagiso Rabada bowls an understrength South Africa to a 177-run victory over Australia , giving the visitors the upper hand at the start of the three-test series. By Ihithisham Kamardeen. SENT: 800 words, photos.

CRI--ZIMBABWE-SRI LANKA

HARARE, Zimbabwe " A maiden century by Asela Gunaratne helps Sri Lanka to 504 all out in the second test against Zimbabwe. Sri Lanka leads the two-match series 1-0. UPCOMING: 300 words, photos by 1600 GMT.

ALSO:

" BKN--NBA ROUNDUP " McCollum matches career high, Blazers beat Grizzlies 100-94. SENT: 500 words, photos.

" BOX--RUSSIA-DEATH " A 15-year-old boxer has died following a competitive bout at a Russian sports academy, sparking a criminal investigation. SENT: 100 words.

" FBN--NFL ROUNDUP " With a win over Broncos, Raiders suddenly relevant. By Howard Fendrich. SENT: 600 words, photos.

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