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Reuters | Updated: 14-11-2019 19:31 IST | Created: 14-11-2019 19:31 IST

Here are the top sports stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 2 p.m. GMT/9 a.m. ET. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect https://www.reutersconnect.com/planning. TOP STORIES

SOCCER-SPAIN/SUPERCUP Spanish state TV shuns Super Cup in Saudi over rights concerns

MADRID - Spanish state broadcaster RTVE said on Thursday it would not bid to broadcast the upcoming Spanish Super Cup soccer tournament in Saudi Arabia due to human rights concerns. RUGBY-UNION-WORLDCUP/SCOTLAND

Scotland accept World Rugby fine over typhoon comments The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) has accepted a fine and "expressed its regret" for comments made at the Rugby World Cup in relation to the potential cancellation of their match against Japan in Yokohama due to Typhoon Hagibis.

TENNIS-ATPFINALS/ Nadal roars back from brink to beat Medvedev

LONDON - Rafael Nadal produced an incredible fightback to beat Russian Daniil Medvedev and keep his ATP Finals hopes alive on Wednesday, saving a match point at 1-5 down in the decider before winning 6-7(3) 6-3 7-6(4). UPCOMING


Motor racing - Formula One - Brazilian Grand Prix - Media Day Formula One drivers meet the media ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix.

14 Nov 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT GOLF

GOLF-EUROPEAN/ (PIX) Golf - European Tour - Nedbank Golf Challenge

The Nedbank Gold Challenge is the penultimate event on the European Tour. 14 Nov 11:00 ET / 16:00 GMT


Cricket - First test - India v Bangladesh First test between India and Bangladesh.

15 Nov 13:30 ET / 18:30 GMT SOCCER

SOCCER-EURO-SRB-LUX/REPORT (PIX) Soccer - Euro 2020 Qualifier - Serbia v Luxembourg

Serbia play Luxembourg in Group B of the Euro 2020 qualifiers. 14 Nov 14:45 ET / 19:45 GMT

SOCCER-EURO-POR-LTU/REPORT (PIX) Soccer - Euro 2020 Qualifier - Portugal v Lithuania

Portugal play Lithuania in Group B of the Euro 2020 qualifiers. 14 Nov 14:45 ET / 19:45 GMT

SOCCER-EURO-ENG-MNE/REPORT (PIX) Soccer - Euro 2020 Qualifier - England v Montenegro

England play Montenegro in Group A of the Euro 2020 qualifiers knowing victory will secure their place in next year's finals. 14 Nov 14:45 ET / 19:45 GMT

SOCCER-EURO-FRA-MDA/REPORT (PIX) Soccer - Euro 2020 Qualifier - France v Moldova

France play Moldova in Group H of the Euro 2020 qualifiers. 14 Nov 14:45 ET / 19:45 GMT

SOCCER-NATIONS/ (PIX) Soccer - Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers

Qualifiers for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon continue with seven games: A: Mali v Guinea, Bamako (19h00 GMT)

C: Ghana v South Africa, Cape Coast (19h00 GMT) D: DR Congo v Gabon, Kinshasa (19h00 GMT)

F: Mozambique v Rwanda, Maputo (16h00 GMT) G: Egypt v Kenya, Alexandria (16h00 GMT)

G: Togo v Comoros Islands, Lome (16h00 GMT) H: Algeria v Zambia, Blida (21h00 GMT)

14 Nov 16:00 ET / 21:00 GMT GOLF-MAYAKOBA/

Golf-PGA Tour-First round of Mayakoba Golf Classic First round action from the Mayakoba Golf Classic in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, where defending champion Matt Kuchar, Rickie Fowler and Australian Jason Day are among those in the field.

14 Nov 19:30 ET / 00:30 GMT TENNIS


Day six of the ATP Finals in London. 15 Nov 07:00 ET / 12:00 GMT


CAS public hearing of WADA appeal against the Chinese swimmer Sun Yang and FINA at CAS The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) holds a public hearing of the appeal filed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) against the Chinese swimmer Sun Yang and the Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA). In a break from usual procedure, this public hearing is held at the Conference Centre of the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace in Montreux.

15 Nov 02:30 ET / 07:30 GMT



Post-COVID-19 Nigeria needs a robust Health Management Information System to handle high disease burden

Nigeria is among a few countries that conceptualised a health management information system HMIS in the early 90s but implementation has been a challenge till date. Besides COVID-19, the country has a huge burden of communicable and non-com...

Morocco COVID-19 response: A fragile health system and the deteriorating situation

Learning from its European neighbors, Morocco imposed drastic measures from the initial stages of the COVID-19 outbreak to try to contain its spread. The strategy worked for a few months but the cases have surged after mid-June. In this sit...

COVID-19: Argentina’s health system inefficiencies exaggerate flaws of health information system

You can recover from a drop in the GDP, but you cant recover from death, was the straightforward mindset of Argentinas President Alberto Fernndez and defined the countrys response to COVID-19. The South American nation imposed a strict...

Rwanda’s COVID-19 response commendable but health information system needs improvement

Rwanda is consistently working to improve its health information system from many years. However, it is primarily dependent on the collection and reporting of health data on a monthly basis. Besides, evaluation studies on Rwandas HIS publis...


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