Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Monday, March 17


Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Monday:

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Champions League

Mourinho and Mancini look ahead to Bridge battle

LONDON - Rival managers Jose Mourinho and Roberto Mancini host separate news conferences at Stamford Bridge ahead of Tuesday's Champions League last 16 second leg between Chelsea and Galatasaray. (SOCCER-CHAMPIONS/, expect by 1800 GMT/2 PM ET, by Tony Jimenez, 500 words)

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La Liga

Bilbao looking to pull away in fourth with win at Villarreal

MADRID - Athletic Bilbao can tighten their grip on Spain's fourth Champions League qualification berth with a win at fifth-placed Villarreal. (SOCCER-SPAIN/ (PIX) expect by 2300 GMT/6 PM ET, by Iain Rogers, 300 words)

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World Twenty20

Ireland v Zimbabwe, Sylhet, 0930

Netherlands v United Arab Emirates, Sylhet, 1330

Ambitious Ireland take on Zimbabwe while Netherlands meet minnows United Arab Emirates in group B qualifying matches at Sylhet. (CRICKET-WORLD/T20, expect by 1700 GMT/1 PM ET, 300 words)

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Sixers face Pacers, try to break 20-game skid

The Philadelphia 76ers, who have not won a game since Jan. 29, take a 20-game losing streak to the Indiana Pacers, winners of three in a row, in one of seven games on the schedule. (NBA-HIGHLIGHTS/ (PIX), expect by 0330 GMT/11:30 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 800 words)

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Blues go for century mark in points

League leaders the St. Louis Blues bid to top the 100-point mark for the season when the Winnipeg Jets come to town in one of four games on the schedule. (NHL-HIGHLIGHTS/ (PIX), expect by 0330 GMT/11:30 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 450 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: Justin Palmer)

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