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May 19, 2018 at 2pm UK at Allianz Stadium (Torino)
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Hellas VeronaHellas Verona
Rugani (49'), Pjanic (52')
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Cerci (76')

Gianluigi Buffon receives guard of honour in final Juventus game

Gianluigi Buffon wraps up his 17-year Juventus career as the Bianconeri crown a seventh straight Serie A title with a 2-1 home win over relegated Hellas Verona.

Gianluigi Buffon has played the final game of his 17-year Juventus career as the Bianconeri crowned a seventh straight Serie A title with a 2-1 win over relegated Hellas Verona.

The 40-year-old was substituted in the 63rd minute of Saturday's Italian league finale at the Juventus Stadium and was given a standing ovation from the crowd.

Buffon struggled to hold back tears as he was given a guard of honour by his Juve teammates and club staff before being replaced by back-up goalkeeper Carlo Pinsoglio.

The Italy legend, who is expected to keep on playing next season, went on to do a lap of honour while the match continued in Turin, accepting gifts and congratulations from fans.

Juve sealed victory over Verona thanks to goals from Daniele Rugani and Miralem Pjanic, while Alessio Cerci halved the deficit for the visitors.

Buffon moved to Turin from Parma for £32.6m in 2001, which stood as a world-record fee for a goalkeeper until Manchester City signed Ederson in 2017.

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Wednesday's key events


SKATEBOARDING
· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

SAILING
· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

CYCLING
· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

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