NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid’s new Metropolitano stadium will stage the 2019 Champions League final, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin announced after an executive committee meeting on Wednesday.
Madrid was chosen ahead of Baku, the only other candidate to stage the match and which was awarded the Europa League final the same season.
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will set aside their long-time rivalry when they play for Europe against the rest of the world in the inaugural Laver Cup tournament which starts on Friday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi will try to make a race return in Spain this weekend, three weeks after breaking his leg in an off-road training accident, if MotoGP doctors give him the green light.
BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands crushed his rivals to claim a maiden individual time trial title at the road cycling world championships on Wednesday, crowning a superb season after winning the Giro d‘Italia in May.
LONDON (Reuters) - Five-times Davis Cup champions Spain will host Britain in the first round of the 2018 competition.
Wednesday’s draw handed this year’s finalists France and Belgium, who face off in Lille in November, home ties against Netherlands and Hungary respectively, courtesy of a new rule that allows the previous year’s finalists choice of venue.