Here is a summary of current sports news.
Soccer-Solskjaer pays for transfer failures and lack of cruelty
As he reflects on his exit from Manchester United on Sunday after nearly three years at the helm, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will no doubt reflect on what could have been at Old Trafford. What if he had been less kind and more ruthless to his players? What if he had been more aggressive in his transfer requests to the club hierarchy and if they had responded to those requests?
Golf-Morikawa becomes first American to win Race to Dubai
Collin Morikawa became the first American to win the Race to Dubai title after a late push led him to victory in the DP World Tour Championship on Sunday as Rory McIlroy teetered on the course at Jumeirah Golf Estates. Morikawa, who won this year’s British Open, finished with a clear round of 66, including six birdies, to finish first in the table at 17 under and win by three strokes.
Rugby-England women crush USA 89-0 to extend winning streak to 18 games
The England women’s rugby team finished a clear sweep on Sunday with an 89-0 beating against the United States, extending their winning streak to 18 matches. The top-ranked team in the world, which crushed Canada 51-12 last weekend, issued a warning ahead of next year’s World Cup as Simon Middleton’s side scored 15 tries against Americans.
Cowboys WR CeeDee Lamb (header) won’t return against Chiefs
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver CeeDee Lamb suffered a head injury late in the first half of their game on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. Lamb was ruled out for the remainder of the game.
Chinese tennis star says she’s safe on video call with Olympic official
Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai had a video call Sunday with the president of the International Olympic Committee and told her she was safe, the IOC said, after Western governments expressed growing concern for her well- to be. Photos and videos of Peng at a children’s tournament in Beijing released earlier today had done little to allay that unease, after a public absence of nearly three weeks after alleged that a former senior Chinese official sexually assaulted her.
Football-Lyon v Marseille abandoned after Payet was hit by a bottle
The Ligue 1 match between Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique de Marseille was abandoned after Marseille’s Dimitri Payet was hit by a bottle thrown from the stands at Groupama Stadium on Sunday, throwing the French Ligue 1 into further turmoil.
Payet fell to the ground as he was about to take a corner kick after five minutes, and both teams were sent to the locker room by referee Ruddy Buquet, who then decided to abandon the game after a close suspension. two hours.
Golf-Woods releases first video of him training since February car crash
Tiger Woods posted a short video showing him hitting golf balls at a driving range on Sunday, nine months after the 15-time major champion suffered serious leg injuries that required surgery as a result of ‘a car accident in Southern California. “Making progress,” Woods wrote in the caption of his Twitter post, which marked the first time he had been seen swinging a club since the February crash.
Tennis-Zverev defeats Medvedev to win second ATP Finals crown
Germany’s Alexander Zverev capped a momentous year by sweeping Russian world number two and defending champion Daniil Medvedev 6-4 6-4 to win the ATP final on Sunday, winning the title for the second time in his career . Zverev, 24, who faced no break points in the final, has now won six titles in six finals this year, including Olympic gold in Tokyo and two Masters titles in Madrid and Cincinnati.
Kings sack Luke Walton, appoint Alvin Gentry as interim coach
The Sacramento Kings sacked coach Luke Walton on Sunday and named Alvin Gentry the team’s interim head coach. The Kings have lost seven of their last eight games and 11 of their 17s at the start of the season.
Tennis will continue to thrive after the Big Three, according to Medvedev
Tennis has already survived generational shifts and will do so again when Roger Federer’s ‘Big Three’, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic retire, world number two Daniil Medvedev said on Sunday. The 25-year-old Russian is part of what have been dubbed the “Next Four” alongside Alexander Zverev (24), Stefanos Tsitsipas (23) and Dominic Thiem (28), a cohort looking to write the next chapter of sport.
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