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Athletics – U.S. women storm to third straight 4x400m relay title
The United States won its third successive world title in the women’s 4×400 meters relay on Sunday, finishing clear in 3:17.79 ahead of Jamaica and Great Britain to close the Eugene World Championships with a 13th gold medal. gold at home. Talitha Diggs gave the Americans a strong start and Abby Steiner edged out Jamaica’s Janieve Russell in the rematch one day after helping the United States win gold in the sprint relay.
Tennis-Italian Musetti defies odds to claim maiden title in Hamburg
The emotions of lifting his first Tour-level trophy will be hard to forget for 20-year-old Italian Lorenzo Musetti, who overcame troubled preparations and survived a roller coaster ride at the ATP 500 event in Hamburg. Musetti had lost his last six matches on the tour before the Hamburg European Open and arrived in the German port city without his racquet bag.
Athletics – Swede Duplantis breaks pole vault world record and wins gold
Sweden’s Armand Duplantis broke his own pole vault world record on Sunday with a leap of 6.21 meters en route to his first World Championship gold medal. The Olympic champion cleared 6.00m to secure the title, before aiming for his own record of 6.20m set at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade earlier this year and bettering it by 1cm in his second attempt.
Hockey Canada unveils plan to eliminate ‘toxic behaviours’
Hockey Canada on Monday unveiled a plan it hopes will ‘break the code of silence and eliminate toxic behavior’ in the sport amid police investigations into allegations of gang sexual assaults by two of the national teams country’s juniors. One of the commitments revealed by the national governing body is the establishment of a system to track and report all complaints of abuse, with the results released publicly annually to hold Hockey Canada accountable.
Golf-Garcia to ‘wait’ for intention to resign from DP World Tour
Former Masters champion Sergio Garcia, one of the hottest players to join LIV Golf, has so far dropped plans to resign from the DP World Tour so he can remain eligible for Ryder competition. Cup, ESPN reported Monday. The 42-year-old Spaniard said after the British Open two weeks ago that he was likely to leave his European Tour where he “didn’t feel loved”, but the Ryder Cup stalwart has reportedly changed his mind.
Athletics-Amusan reignites debate over shoe technology after record display
Tobi Amusan’s record-breaking performance in the 100m hurdles event at the World Championships on Sunday brought attention back to shoe technology, but the Nigerian said her performance had nothing to do with her shoes. Amusan, who wore Adidas Adizero Avanti shoes designed for runners who compete in 5-10km races, won gold in the 100m hurdles in what was billed as a world record 12.06 seconds, but was later ruled ineligible due to excessive wind speed.
Tennis-Kyrgios handed wildcard for US Open tune-up in Cincinnati
Wimbledon runner-up Nick Kyrgios has received a wildcard for next month’s US Open tune-up event in Cincinnati, Ohio, Western and Southern Open organizers announced on Monday. For the 27-year-old Australian, who fell two weeks ago to Novak Djokovic in his first Grand Slam singles final, it will be his sixth appearance in Cincinnati and the first since 2019.
Football-England hopes to inspire nation in Swedish Euro semi-finals
England will be ready for anything Sweden can throw at them in Tuesday’s Euro 2022 semi-final at Bramall Lane in Sheffield hoping to inspire the nation with their bid to lift the trophy for the first time. times, coach Sarina Wiegman said Monday. The Lionesses reached the last four after Georgia Stanway scored with a stunning extra-time goal to earn them a 2-1 win over Spain in the quarter-finals last Wednesday.
Athletics and USA complete historic medal haul on record-breaking final day
Armand Duplantis brought down the curtain on the World Championships in stunning fashion on Sunday, breaking his own pole vault world record in the final act of the 10-day athletics meet in Eugene. After the United States took emphatic victories in the men’s and women’s 4×400 meter relays, Duplantis took center stage and duly delivered a perfect finish for the first championships on American soil.
Motor racing-Formula 1 teams want quick decision on 2023 changes
Formula 1 teams say they need a quick decision, preferably before the August break, on proposed technical changes for 2023 that aim to end the sport’s ‘porpoising’ problem but have been divided the paddock. The ruling FIA wants to tackle vertical oscillation, a phenomenon where cars bounce at high speeds like a porpoise through water.
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