Sunday, November 19, 2017
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Barcelona claims Club World title

YOKOHAMA, Japan — A double strike from Luis Suarez and a controversial opening goal from Lionel Messi fired Barcelona to its third Club World Cup title as the European champion beat South American champion River Plate 3-0 in the final Sunday.

Messi scored from close range in the 36th minute, but replays strongly suggested the ball hit his right arm before he shot home for the UEFA champions.

Suarez added to his semifinal hat trick against China's Guangzhou Evergrande, scoring just four minutes after the break against Argentina's River Plate, the champion of Copa Libertadores, South America's top club tournament. He ran down the right flank onto a fine through ball from Sergio Busquets.

Germany: Coach Pep Guardiola will leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season and will be replaced by Carlo Ancelotti, the German power­house said. Ancelotti, winner of three Champions League titles, signed a three-year deal, Bayern said.

Diving

Boilermaker takes 10-meter platform

Steele Johnson, the NCAA champion from Purdue, ran away with the senior men's 10-meter platform title with 1,523.05 points at Indianapolis, easily outdistancing Rafael Quintero (1,414.60) of Puerto Rico and Arizona and third-place David Dinsmore (1,333.25) from the University of Miami. The win was Johnson's second of the week; last week he teamed with Olympic champion David Boudia to win the synchronized men's 10-meter platform title. Because Puerto Rico has its own Olympic team, Dinsmore will be the second U.S. representative in Rio. Kassidy Cook of Stanford won the women's 3-meter springboard final with 975.20 points.

ET CETERA

Skiing: Austrian Eva-Maria Brem edged Lara Gut to win a giant slalom in Courchevel, France. Gut overtook American Lindsey Vonn for the overall lead; Vonn finished 13th and said she felt tired after a near-crash on Saturday. … Marcel Hirscher became the first to win the challenging Alta Badia giant slalom in three consecutive years and reclaimed the overall World Cup lead from Aksel Lund Svindal in La Villa, Italy.

Horses: Frosty Margarita beat favored Behrnik's Bank by a neck in the $147,000 New York Stallion Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at Aqueduct.

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