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Reuters | Updated: 23-02-2020 01:01 IST | Created: 23-02-2020 01:01 IST

Top seed Simona Halep came back from a set down for the third time in the tournament to beat Kazakhstan’s rising star Elena Rybakina 3-6 6-3 7-6(5) to win the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for the second time on Saturday.

ATHLETICS-FARAH Salazar link hit me financially and emotionally, says Farah

(Reuters) - Four-time Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah said he had suffered “financially and emotionally” in the fallout from his former coach Alberto Salazar being banned for doping violations, even though the Briton has not been implicated. JAPAN-EMPEROR-BIRTHDAY

Japanese emperor, on birthday, expresses coronavirus concern, looks forward to Olympics TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Emperor Naruhito said on Sunday that he was looking forward to the Tokyo Olympics in summer but that he was concerned about the spread of the new coronavirus, which has killed three in Japan and is slowly spreading across the country.


Boxing - Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury - WBC Heavyweight title The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas hosts the long-awaited rematch of Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury. The fighters' first encounter resulted in a split draw in December 2018.

22 Feb 04:00 ET / 04:00 GMT CRICKET-T20-WORLDCUP/

Cricket - Women's Twenty20 World Cup England v South Africa in Perth.

23 Feb 08:00 ET / 08:00 GMT CRICKET-T20-ZAF-AUS/ (PIX)

Cricket Cricket - South Africa v Australia - Second T20 South Africa take on Australia in the second of three Twenty20 internationals at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth

23 Feb 12:30 ET / 12:30 GMT CRICKET-TEST-NZL-IND/ (PIX) Cricket-New Zealand v India first test The first test between New Zealand and India starts in Wellington on Feb. 21. Session bulletins, trunk lead and sidebars on merit.


Cycling - UAE Tour Chris Froome makes his competitive return to the peloton at the UAE Tour. The four-times Tour de France champion has not raced since a horrific crash while training for the Criterium du Dauphine last June which left him in intensive care with multiple fractures to his sternum, spine, femur, elbow and ribs. Stage one of the race is a 158-kilometre ride from Zabeel Park to Al Marjan Island.


Golf - PGA Tour - World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship Day four of the World Golf Championships Mexico Championship, Mexico City, where a field of 64 players will compete in the Club de Golf Chapultepec, Mexico City for a purse of $10,500,000

23 Feb 17:30 ET / 17:30 GMT GOLF-PUERTORICO/

Golf - PGA Tour: Puerto Rico Open final round Coverage of the final round of the PGA Tour event from Coco Beach in Rio Grande.


Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - England v Ireland 23 Feb 15:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

SOCCER-ENGLAND-ARS-EVE/REPORT (PIX) Soccer - England - Premier League - Arsenal v Everton


Soccer - England - Premier League - Manchester United v Watford Manchester United face Watford in the Premier League.


Soccer - England - Premier League - Wolverhampton Wanderers v Norwich City 23 Feb 14:00 ET / 14:00 GMT

SOCCER-ITALY-ATT-SAS/REPORT Soccer - Italy - Serie A - Atalanta v Sassuolo

Atalanta, chasing a Champions League place, host Sassuolo in a Serie A match. We will also include details of the other afternoon matches. 23 Feb 14:00 ET / 14:00 GMT

SOCCER-ITALY-FIO-MIL/REPORT Soccer - Italy - Serie A - Fiorentina v AC Milan

Fiorentina host AC Milan in a Serie A match 22 Feb 19:45 ET / 19:45 GMT

SOCCER-ITALY-GEN-LAZ/REPORT (PIX) Soccer - Italy - Serie A - Genoa v Lazio

Genoa host Lazio in a Serie A match. 23 Feb 11:30 ET / 11:30 GMT

SOCCER-ITALY-ROM.LEC/REPORT Soccer - Italy - Serie A - AS Roma v Lecce

AS Rome host Lecce in a Serie A match 23 Feb 17:00 ET / 17:00 GMT

SOCCER-SPAIN-GET-SEV/REPORT Soccer - Spain - La Liga - Getafe v Sevilla

Getafe face Sevilla in La Liga 23 Feb 17:30 ET / 17:30 GMT

SOCCER-SPAIN-LVT-MAD/REPORT (PIX) Soccer - Spain - La Liga - Levante v Real Madrid

Levante host Real Madrid in La Liga. 22 Feb 20:00 ET / 20:00 GMT

TENNIS-MARSEILLE/ Tennis - ATP - Open 13 Provence - Marseille

Action from the Open 13 Provence final in Marseille on Sunday. 23 Feb



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