TURIN, Italy — Tottenham recovered from conceding twice inside the opening nine minutes to draw 2-2 at Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 match on Tuesday. By Daniella Matar. SENT: 600 words, photos.
BASEL, Switzerland — Manchester City sent out another statement to the rest of Europe by thrashing Basel 4-0 away in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 match on Tuesday, with Ilkay Gundogan scoring two of the goals. SENT: 580 words, photos.
SOC--PREMIER LEAGUE TV RIGHTS
LONDON — The Premier League's inflationary bubble burst Tuesday when the $6 billion sale of British television rights saw a slump in revenue from broadcasters. By Rob Harris. SENT: 530 words, photos.
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa — India won a one-day series in South Africa for the first time, clinching a piece of history with a 73-run victory in the fifth game on Tuesday to lead 4-1 overall with one match left. SENT: 550 words, photos.
LIVERPOOL, England — A former English youth soccer coach was found guilty on Tuesday of sexually abusing 10 more young players in a trial in which he was described as a "child molester on an industrial scale." SENT: 340 words.
SOC--REAL MADRID-FOCUS ON DEFENSE
MADRID — Real Madrid has relied on its attacking power to thrive in the Champions League in recent years. Led by the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema, Madrid won three of the last four titles in the elite club competition. This time, though, the key to its success may depend on its defense. By Tales Azzoni. SENT: 650 words, photos.
MADRID — There couldn't be a better place or opponent for Paris Saint-Germain to show it is ready to take the next step to becoming a soccer powerhouse in Europe. PSG takes on Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Wednesday in a first-leg match in the last 16 of the Champions League. By Tales Azzoni. SENT: 400 words, photos.
LONDON — Arsenal says striker Alexandre Lacazette will be out for up to six weeks following knee surgery. SENT: 120 words.
PORTO, Portugal — Porto's high-scoring attack will likely be missing its biggest weapon for the match against Liverpool in the last 16 of the Champions League. SENT: 360 words.
SOC--ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Big-spending Chinese clubs Shanghai SIPG and Tianjin Quanjian stated their ambitions in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday by kicking off with comfortable wins. SENT: 360 words.
ASUNCION, Paraguay — South America's soccer governing body has fined Uruguay's Nacional and ordered the club to play its next three international games without its fans after some of its supporters mocked the plane crash that killed most of Brazilian squad Chapecoense two years ago. SENT: 230 words.
BRISTOL, England — England cricketer Ben Stokes will face a trial over an altercation outside a nightclub but he will resume his international playing career before then. SENT: 210 words, photos.
TEMPE, Arizona — Tuesday was the reporting day for the Los Angeles Angels pitchers and catchers, and Shohei Ohtani was the main attraction. By Stephen Hawkins. SENT: 760 words, photos.
LONDON — Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench is set to have her first runner in the Grand National, the world's most grueling steeplechase, after entering As De Mee in the race at Aintree in April. SENT: 130 words, photo.
France coach Jacques Brunel has left out from his Six Nations squad six players who went out drinking after last weekend's loss to Scotland in the Six Nations. By Samuel Petrequin. SENT: 470 words, photos.
RGU--WORLD RUGBY-TMO ERROR
CARDIFF, Wales — World Rugby says the television match official made an error in ruling out a try for Wales in its Six Nations rugby match against England on Saturday. SENT: 200 words, photos.
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Stan Wawrinka hit 41 unforced errors Tuesday as he crashed out of the first round of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, losing 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to 259th-ranked Tallon Griekspoor. SENT: 200 words.
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