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Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Wednesday, Sept 13
September 11, 2017 / 12:04 AM / 2 months ago

Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Wednesday, Sept 13

Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Wednesday:

OLYMPICS

IOC officially announces 2024 and 2028 Olympics hosts

LIMA - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is expected to ratify the Paris bid to host the 2024 Games and the Los Angeles bid to stage the 2028 Olympics at the organisation’s 131st Session in Lima. (OLYMPICS-IOC/ (PIX, TV), expect by 1400 GMT/10 AM ET, by Ossian Shine and Karolos Grohmann)

SOCCER

Champions League (1845)

Group E

Liverpool v Sevilla

Maribor v Spartak Moscow

Group F

Feyenoord v Manchester City

Shakhtar Donetsk v Napoli

Group G

Porto v Besiktas

RB Leipzig v Monaco

Group H

Real Madrid v APOEL Nicosia

Tottenham Hotspur v Borussia Dortmund

Real begin quest for third straight Champions League title

MADRID - Champions League holders Real Madrid begin their pursuit of a third consecutive European crown against Cypriot champions APOEL Nicosia boosted by the return of Cristiano Ronaldo, top scorer in the competition for the last five years, who is serving a domestic suspension. (SOCCER-CHAMPIONS-MAD-APO/ (PIX), expect by 2045 GMT/4:5 PM ET, by Richard Martin, 400 words)

We will also have match reports on all the night’s other games. (SOCCER-CHAMPIONS-TEAM A-TEAM B (PIX))

Asian Champions League

Urawa seek to overturn 3-1 deficit against Kawasaki

HONG KONG - Former champions Urawa Red Diamonds will seek to overturn a 3-1 first leg deficit against fellow Japanese club Kawasaki Frontale in the second leg of their Asian Champions League quarter-final meeting on Wednesday evening. (SOCCER-ASIA/ expect by 1400 GMT/0900 AM ET, 400 words)

GOLF

Spieth and Johnson discuss title prospects at Conway Farms

Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Dustin Johnson, the three leaders in the FedExCup standings, speak with the media on the eve of the penultimate event of the PGA Tour season at Conway Farms, where a field of 70 will tee up as the race for the $10 million bonus continues. (GOLF-BMW/ (PREVIEW), expect by 2200 GMT/6 PM ET, 400 words)

MOTOR RACING

Singapore Formula One Grand Prix preview

Hamilton in Singapore looking for hat-trick of wins

SINGAPORE - Championship leader Lewis Hamilton heads into the Singapore Grand Prix as the season’s first back-to-back winner, but the Mercedes driver’s Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel could dash the Briton’s hopes of a hat-trick at the demanding Marina Bay Street Circuit. We will also move statistics for Sunday’s race and a drivers’ form sheet. (MOTOR-F1-SINGAPORE/, 400 words)

BASEBALL

Astros’ Verlander faces Angels, Dodgers battle Giants

Justin Verlander, in his second start since being traded to the Houston Astros, faces the host Los Angeles Angels while three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw takes the mound for the slumping National League West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers against the host San Francisco Giants in two of the 15 games on the Major League Baseball schedule. (BASEBALL-MLB-HIGHLIGHTS/, expect by 0530 GMT/1:30 AM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 800 words)

NORTH AMERICAN SPORTS

Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (expect by 0000 GMT/8 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 500 words) (Asia desk editor: Ian Ransom)

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