Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Tuesday

Reuters

Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Tuesday:


SOCCER

Champions League semi-final

Liverpool v AS Roma, first leg (1845)

Liverpool face old adversaries Roma in semi-final

LIVERPOOL, England - Liverpool face Roma in the Champions league semi-final, first leg at Anfield 34 years after their momentous European Cup final clash in Rome. (SOCCER-CHAMPIONS-LIV-ROM/ (PIX), expect by 2045 GMT/4:45 PM ET, 400 words)


Bayern and Real hold pre-match news conferences

MUNICH - Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes and his Real Madrid counterpart Zinedine Zidane hold news conferences ahead of Wednesday's semi-final, first leg. (SOCCER-CHAMPIONS-BAY-MAD/PREVIEW (PIX, TV), by Karolos Grohmann, 400 words)


Bayern's Heynkes faces old side Real in grudge semi

Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes, who led Real Madrid to European glory in 1998 after a 32-year drought but suffered one of the most undignified exits, faces his old team in the Champions League semi-final. (SOCCER-CHAMPIONS-BAY-MAD/HEYNCKES, moved, by Richard Martin, 400 words)


Premier League

Saints cannot just rely on Austin in relegation fight

Southampton's Charlie Austin is back to help their relegation battle but his team mates must take the scoring burden off the fit-again striker if Saints are to stay in the Premier League. (SOCCER-ENGLAND-SOU-BOU/, moved, by Peter Hall, 400 words)


OLYMPICS

Questions on sailing, triathlon remain for 2020 - IOC's Coates

TOKYO - Tokyo 2020 still faces questions on judo, sailing and triathlon, where issues about water quality in particular remain unresolved, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates said on Tuesday with just over two years to prepare. (OLYMPICS-2020/ (PIX, TV), moved, by Elaine Lies and Jack Tarrant, 400 words)


TENNIS

ATP 500 - Barcelona Open

BARCELONA - Action from the first and second rounds of the Barcelona Open. (TENNIS-BARCELONA/, 300 words)


WTA Premier - Stuttgart Tennis Grand Prix

First round action from the Stuttgart Grand Prix. (TENNIS-STUTTGART/, 300 words)


WTA International - Istanbul Cup

ISTANBUL - The WTA hosts a Premier International event in Istanbul. (TENNIS-ISTANBUL/WOMEN, 300 words)


NBA

Warriors try to advance, Heat hope to stay alive

The reigning champion Golden State Warriors try to punch their ticket to the second round when they host the San Antonio Spurs while the Miami Heat try to keep their season alive when they visit the Philadelphia 76ers in two of the three games on the National Basketball Association’s schedule. (BASKETBALL-NBA/HIGHLIGHTS, expect by 0330 GMT/11:30 PM ET, by Field Level Media, 800 words)


BASEBALL

Nats’ Scherzer faces Giants, Astros face Angels

Reigning National League Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer takes the mound for the Washington Nationals against the host San Francisco Giants while the reigning champion Houston Astros battle the visiting Los Angeles Angels in two of the 15 matchups on the Major League Baseball schedule. (BASEBALL-MLB/HIGHLIGHTS, expect by 0330 GMT/11:30 PM ET, by Field Level Media, 800 words)


NORTH AMERICAN SPORT

Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (Expect by 0000 GMT/8 PM ET, by Field Level Media, 500 words) (Europe Desk Editor: Christian Radnedge)

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