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UPDATE 1-Soccer-Atletico see off Betis after Simeone tactical switch
MADRID, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid beat Real Betis 2-0 at home on Saturday in La Liga thanks to goals from Marcos Llorente and Luis Suarez after coach Diego Simeone sprung a double change at halftime.
EU Brexit negotiators to extend London visit: Sunday Telegraph
LONDON (Reuters) - EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier is planning to extend his visit to London until Wednesday amid cautious optimism over the progress of post-Brexit trade talks with Britain, the Sunday Telegraph reported.
Khabib retires after choking out Gaethje to retain UFC lightweight crown
(Reuters) - Khabib Nurmagomedov choked Justin Gaethje unconscious in the second round to successfully defend his UFC lightweight title and then said he was retiring from the sport following a fierce brawl at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
Soccer-Luis Alberto's solo goal sets up Lazio win
ROME, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Luis Alberto set Lazio on the way to a 2-1 win over Bologna with a superb solo effort in Serie A on Saturday after the visitors had a goal disallowed by VAR.
Deal to normalize ties with Israel stirs opposition in Sudan
KHARTOUM, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Prominent political factions in Sudan have rejected a deal brokered with the help of the United States to take steps to normalize ties with Israel.
Humbert outlasts Evans to set De Minaur clash in Antwerp final
(Reuters) - France's Ugo Humbert saved four match points against Briton Dan Evans in the European Open semi-final as he came from behind to win 4-6 7-6(7) 6-4 on Saturday, setting up a title clash with eighth seed Alex de Minaur.
UPDATE 1-Soccer-Dortmund canter home in Ruhr derby to pile on Schalke misery
DORTMUND, Germany, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Borussia Dortmund cantered to a 3-0 win over Schalke 04 in the Ruhr valley derby on Saturday to pile on the misery for their neighbors who have now gone 21 Bundesliga games without a win.
Czech Republic's COVID-related deaths double to more than 2,000 in two weeks
PRAGUE, Oct 24 (Reuters) - The number of people who have died while infected with the coronavirus in the Czech Republic has doubled to 2,047 in two weeks, Health Ministry data showed on Saturday.
Greek COVID-19 cases hit record as new curbs kick in
ATHENS, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Greece reported 935 new infections of COVID-19 on Saturday, a fresh daily record, as further restrictions to deal with a new wave kicked in for high-risk regions.
Soccer-No more Eriksen talk, says exasperated Conte
GENOA, Italy, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte is tired of talking about midfielder Christian Eriksen, he said on Saturday after the Dane gave another indifferent performance in the 2-0 win at Genoa.
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