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Live Reporting

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  1. Europe in the lead heading into day two

    Europe lead the United States by 27 points after the opening day of the inaugural The Match athletics competition in Minsk, Belarus.

    Britain's Daryll Neita produced a fine run to win the women's 100m in 11.29 seconds, but the US finished first, second and third in the men's event.

    Alexandra Bell, another British athlete, won the women's 800m but Jake Wightman lost out in a sprint finish to American Josh Thompson in the 1500m.

    The two-day event concludes tonight.

    Daryll Neita after winning yesterday
  2. What are day two's events

    All times are BST

    Day two's events
  3. What are day two's events

    All times are BST

    Day two's events
  4. Who to look out for

    The Match will showcase some of the best athletes that Europe and the USA have to offer.

    European stars to watch include 2017 world champions Pawel Fajdek, Ramil Guliyev, Mariya Lasitskene, Sandra Perkovic and Katerini Stefanidi.

    There will be 23 Brits competing for team Europe, including Laviai Nielsen, Nick Miller, Eilish McColgan, Richard Kilty and Meghan Beesley.

    The standout names on the American squad include reigning Olympic champions Michelle Carter and Brianna McNeal, as well as multiple global title winners Allyson Felix and Brittney Reese.

    Daryll Neita
  5. What is the Match: Europe v USA?

    In its first year, the competition will see 300 athletes from across Europe and the USA compete in Minsk to win the Match trophy.

    There are four athletes from each team in every contest, and they will compete in over 30 different disciplines across two days.

    The Match is the final major international outing for athletes ahead of the World Championships in Doha later this month.

  6. Get inspired: How to get into athletics

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    Video caption: Get Inspired: Denise Lewis on athletics

    You might want to be the next Mo Farah, or just want to get fit and see how well you can do - either way, athletics can be the sport for you.

    It includes a huge variety of disciplines, so whether you want to run, jump or throw you can find an activity that suits you.

    Take a look at our full guide to find out more.

  7. How to watch

    The BBC will bring you live coverage of The Match Athletics: Europe v USA which you can follow on BBC Red Button, BBC website & app and Connected TV.

    Monday, 9 September

    16:50 – 20:00 - The Match: Europe vs USA day one, BBC Red Button, BBC Sport website & app

    Tuesday, 10 September

    16:50 – 20:00 - The Match: Europe vs USA day two, BBC Red Button, BBC Sport website & app

    You can also catch-up on all of the action on the BBC iPlayer.