Here are the top sports stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 6:30 P.M. GMT/2:30 P.M. ET. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect https://www.reutersconnect.com/planning.
Halep claims Rome title after Pliskova retires with injury
ROME, (Reuters) - Top seed Simona Halep gave her French Open preparations a boost when she claimed the Italian Open in Rome on Monday after second seed Karolina Pliskova retired from the final with injury when she was down 6-0 2-1.
German F1 Grand Prix to allow up to 20,000 fans
BERLIN,(Reuters) - Next month's Eifel Grand Prix at Germany's Nuerburgring track can have as many as 20,000 fans in attendance, local authorities said on Monday, with the region's coronavirus infections under control.
Bale signing leaves Alli's Spurs future in doubt
Of the Tottenham Hotspur players impacted by the loan signing of Gareth Bale from Real Madrid, Dele Alli appears the most vulnerable but manager Jose Mourinho has said he will not be sacrificed in the transfer window.
Hockey - NHL - Tampa Bay Lightning v Dallas Stars
The Tampa Bay Lightning play the Dallas Stars in game two of the Stanley Cup at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta.
22 Sep 20:00 ET / 00:00 GMT
Soccer - Chinese Super League - Round 12
Round up of the 12th round of the Chinese Super League, which is taking place in hubs in Dalian and Suzhou because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
22 Sep 10:00 ET / 14:00 GMT
Soccer - England - Premier League - Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester City
Wolverhampton Wanderers play Manchester City in the Premier League.
21 Sep 15:15 ET / 19:15 GMT
Soccer - Italy - Serie A - AC Milan v Bologna
AC Milan kick off the new season with a match at home to Bologna
21 Sep 14:45 ET / 18:45 GMT