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Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday, May 30
May 29, 2017 / 12:03 AM / 6 months ago

Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday, May 30

Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday:

TENNIS

French Open

Murray starts title bid against Kuznetsov

PARIS - Men’s top seed Andy Murray plays Russia’s Andrey Kuznetsov in the first round. Third seed Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 French Open champion, takes on rank outsider Jozef Kovalik of Slovakia. (TENNIS-FRENCHOPEN/(PIX), expect throughout, by Julien Pretot, Karolos Grohmann and John Stonestreet, 600 words)

RUGBY UNION

British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand

The British and Irish Lions arrive in New Zealand this week to begin their 10-match tour, which includes three highly-anticipated tests against the All Blacks. In the second and final part of our preview package, Reuters will deliver five more items including a look at the history of their tours and the logisitcs involved in getting the Lions to New Zealand. (RUGBY-UNION-LIONS/ moving at 1000 GMT/6 AM ET)

Wallabies name squad for June tests

SYDNEY - Michael Cheika names his Wallabies squad for the June internationals against Fiji, Scotland and Italy. RUGBY-UNION/AUSTRALIA-SQUAD)

GOLF

Woods says DUI arrest due to prescribed medications

Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods has blamed prescribed medicine, not alcohol, for his DUI arrest (GOLF-WOODS/ moved with updates on merit, 400 words)

SOCCER

Premier League

We will bring all the latest transfer news as teams begin the process of improving their squads for the upcoming season. (SOCCER-ENGLAND-TEAM/ expect throughout)

Belgium name squad for Czech friendly

BRUSSELS - Belgium manager Roberto Martinez holds a news conference to name his squad for a home friendly against Czech Republic on June 5 and a World Cup qualifier in Estonia. (SOCCER-BELGIUM/, expect by 1100 GMT/7 AM ET, 300 words)

MOTOR RACING

Sato reflects on Indy win

Japan’s Takuma Sato, the first Asian driver to win the fabled Indianapolis 500, talks to Reuters about his thrilling Sunday triumph at the Brickyard, his celebration, the reaction and the potential impact of his milestone victory. (MOTOR-INDY/SATO (INTERVIEW) expect by 1930 GMT/3:30 PM ET, by Larry Fine, 500 words)

NBA

Cavaliers, Warriors set for ultimate Finals rubber match

We look ahead to the NBA Finals clash between the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers and top-seeded Golden State Warriors with a six-part package consisting of an overall preview, a piece on whether an unprecedented third consecutive championship matchup is good for the NBA, factboxes on both finalists, a schedule of games for the best-of-seven series and a list of past winners. (BASKETBALL-NBA/FINALS (PREVIEW), moving at 1600 GMT/12 PM ET, by Frank Pingue, 550 words) See also: (BASKETBALL-NBA/FINALS-DYNASTY, moving at 1600 GMT/12 PM ET, by Frank Pingue, 440 words) (BASKETBALL-NBA/FINALS-CLE (FACTBOX), moving at 1600 GMT/12 PM ET, 365 words) (BASKETBALL-NBA/FINALS-GSW (FACTBOX), moving at 1600 GMT/12 PM ET, 390 words) (BASKETBALL-NBA/FINALS-SCHEDULE, moving at 1600 GMT/12 PM ET, 75 words) (BASKETBALL-NBA/FINALS-WINNERS, moving at 1600 GMT/12 PM ET, 600 words)

BASEBALL

Maeda leads Dodgers into clash with Cardinals

Japanese right-hander Kenta Maeda takes the mound for the Los Angeles Dodgers versus the host St. Louis Cardinals while the American League West-leading Houston Astros visit the Minnesota Twins in two of the 15 games on the Major League Baseball schedule. (BASEBALL-MLB-HIGHLIGHTS/,

NORTH AMERICAN SPORTS

Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (expect by 0000 GMT/8 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 500 words) (Asia desk editor: Peter Rutherford)

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