Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Tuesday, May 20


Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Tuesday:

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World Cup

We continue the buildup to next month's World Cup in Brazil. (SOCCER-WORLD/, expect stories throughout)

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Champions League final

We continue the buildup to Saturday's Champions League final between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid in Lisbon. (SOCCER-CHAMPIONS/)

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Giro d'Italia (to June 1)

Evans leads Giro into second week

SALSOMAGGIORE TERME, Italy - Australian Cadel Evans has a 57-second lead heading into the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia, a 173-km flat ride from Modena that should favour the sprinters (CYCLING-GIRO/ (PIX), by 1530 GMT/1130 AM ET, 250 words)

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ATP: Nice Open, France (to 24)

Duesseldorf Open, Germany (to 24)

WTA: Nuremberg Cup, Germany (to 24)

Strasbourg International, France (to 24)

Copy on merit

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England v Sri Lanka, The Oval, only T20I

Copy on merit

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Pacers host Heat in Game Two of Eastern Conference finals

The Indiana Pacers, who rediscovered their best at the perfect time, host the Miami Heat in the second game of the Eastern Conference finals. The Pacers struggled in the first two rounds of the playoffs but made a great start to the conference series to defeat the defending NBA champions in Game One. (NBA-PLAYOFFS/PACERS (PIX), expect by 0430 GMT/12:30 AM ET, by Steve Keating, 500 words)

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Pinehurst U.S. Open could be a bomber's paradise, says McDowell

Past U.S. Opens have been notorious for narrow fairways and thick rough but next month's edition at Pinehurst in North Carolina will buck that trend and could end up as a bomber's paradise, says 2010 winner Graeme McDowell. (GOLF-OPEN/MCDOWELL (INTERVIEW), expect by 2000 GMT/4 PM ET, by Mark Lamport-Stokes, 550 words)

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Yankees' Tanaka bids to keep unbeaten streak going in Chicago

Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka goes for his seventh consecutive victory without a loss as the New York Yankees visit the Chicago Cubs in one of 15 games on the Major League Baseball schedule. (BASEBALL-HIGHLIGHTS/ (PIX), expect by 0330 GMT/11:30 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 975 words)

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Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (expect by 0001 GMT/8:01 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words) (London duty editor: Ed Osmond)

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