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    SOC--ENGLISH ROUNDUP

    LONDON _ Bournemouth is the next stop in Manchester City's Premier League title defense after the champions were held in the second round by Tottenham, which hosts Newcastle in one of Sunday's three games. Wolverhampton Wanderers also plays Burnley. By Rob Harris. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos. By 1800 GMT.

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    CRI--ENGLAND-AUSTRALIA

    LEEDS, England _ England has been set a tough target of 359 to win the third test and keep alive its hopes of regaining the Ashes. At lunch, the home side reached 238-4. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. By 1900 GMT.

    SOC--GERMAN ROUNDUP

    BERLIN _ Hertha Berlin plays Wolfsburg in its first home game of the season in the Bundesliga. Also, Leipzig hosts Eintracht Frankfurt. By Ciarán Fahey. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos. By 1900 GMT.

    SOC--SPANISH ROUNDUP

    MADRID _ Without Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez and Ousmane Dembele who are injured, Barcelona tries to rebound from an opening loss when it hosts Real Betis in the Spanish league. Atlético Madrid goes for its second win in a row when it visits Leganés. By Tales Azzoni. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. By 2000 GMT.

    SOC--ITALIAN ROUNDUP

    MILAN _ Marco Giampaolo and Paulo Fonseca have their first games in chare of AC Milan and Roma, respectively. Milan visits Udinese, while Roma hosts Genoa, which also has a new coach in Aurelio Andreazzoli. Also, Atalanta _ which finished a surprising third last season _ visits Spal. By Daniella Matar. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos. By 1800 GMT.

    SOC--FRENCH ROUNDUP

    PARIS _ After a poor performance in a 2-1 loss at Rennes last weekend, French champion Paris Saint-Germain looks to appease its fans with a convincing home win against Toulouse. Meanwhile, rock-bottom Monaco hopes new signings will help it to beat Nimes at home and Strasbourg hosts Rennes. By Jerome Pugmire. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos. By 2230 GMT.

    CYC--SPANISH VUELTA

    CALPE, Spain _ Spanish Vuelta riders face a hilly second stage of nearly 200 kilometers (124 miles) from Benidorm to Calpe on the southeastern coast of Spain. UPCOMING: 250 words. By 1900 GMT.

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    CRI--SRI LANKA-NEW Z£ALAND

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka _ Collin de Grandhomme smashed five sixes and five boundaries in a 75-ball 83 not out and shared an unbroken 113-run partnership for the sixth wicket with BJ Watling who made an unbeaten 81, to quickly increase New Zealand's first-innings lead to 138 runs at stumps on day four of the second cricket test on Sunday. By Krishan Francis. SENT: 391 words, photos.

    GLF--TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP

    ATLANTA _ The third round of the Tour Championship resumes Sunday morning after a delay from lightning striking a tree and injuring six people, followed by the final round for the FedEx Cup and the $15 million prize. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. UPCOMING: 500 words by 1600 GMT after 3rd round, 700 words, photos by 2330 GMT after final round.

    FBN--COLTS-LUCK

    INDIANAPOLIS _ Andrew Luck watched one last game from the sideline Saturday. Then he said goodbye to the NFL. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback heard boos as he walked away from the field, then walked to the podium and made the surprise decision official. The oft-injured star is retiring at age 29. By Michael Marot. SENT: 1486 words, photos.

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    _ GLF--TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP-LIGHTNING _Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 709 words, photos.

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