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Sunday, November 27, 2022

Sports News Roundup: Athletics-American Felix Says She Will Run Final Track Season; Golf-Australia will host 2028, 2040 Presidents Cup and more. Sports games

The following is a summary of the current sports news brief.

Athletics-American Felix says she will run final track season

Seven-time Olympic gold medalist Alison Felix said Wednesday that she will run a final track season months after competing in her fifth Games. The most decorated American track and field Olympian, who won bronze in the 400m and gold in the 4x400m relay in Tokyo last year, had already confirmed it would be her final Games.

Golf-Australia to host 2028, 2040 Presidents Cup

The PGA Tour said on Thursday that Australia will host the 2028 and 2040 editions of the President’s Cup, with the biennial team-based tournament returning to the ‘sandbelt’ of Melbourne. The venue for the 2028 President’s Cup will be announced later.

MLB Roundup: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. belts out 3 homers in Jays victory

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit two of his three homers in successive at-bats off Gerrit Cole and held his hand during a play at first base as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the New York Yankees 6- at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night. defeated by 4. George Springer hit a tie-breaking single in the seventh with two outs off Jonathan Loisiga. Springer’s delivery came after Chad Green (0-1) was unable to turn the Yankees’ double play on the grounder of Santiago Espinal.

Motor Racing – I’m waiting for my Brazilian passport, jokes Hamilton

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Formula One’s seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Wednesday that he wants to spend more time in Brazil and signaled his approval for a bid to make him an honorary citizen. Britain, knighted by its own country, was in So Paulo to deliver a keynote address at an event focused on business and digital transformation.

Athletics-Kenya’s Joyce Chepkirui banned for four years for doping

Kenya’s 2014 Commonwealth Games and Africa 10,000m champion Joyce Chepkirui was banned for four years from 2019 on Wednesday for an athlete biological passport (ABP) discrepancy. The 33-year-old long-distance runner was temporarily suspended since July 2019 following discrepancies in blood samples collected by World Athletics between 2016 and 2017.

Soccer-NBA’s Tanenbaum and Terry’s ‘True Blue’ group Pagliuca join Chelsea bid

US investor Stephen Pagliuca says NBA president Larry Tanenbaum and former Chelsea captain John Terry have joined his bid to buy the Premier League club. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Pagliuca said Tanenbaum, the owner of Canadian company Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE), had become a ‘co-managing partner’ of the bid.

Soccer-Bullet Point Previews of Premier League Matches

Match-by-match facts and figures (all time in GMT) ahead of the 33rd round of the Premier League from 16-17 April:

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Tennis-Zverev enters last 16 in Monte Carlo, crashes Alcarz

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World number three Alexander Zverev defeated Federico Delbonis 6-1 7-5 in Monte Carlo on Wednesday to reach the last 16 of the Masters tournament when top seeds Carlos Alcaraz and Felix-Auger Aliasime were eliminated. Zverev, who took the court as the highest-ranked player remaining in the tournament, lost the first four points of the match, but won the first set with just over 20 minutes to spare, dropping only three points.

Soccer-Man City ride up Atletico storm to make semi-finals

Manchester City pulled off a 0-0 draw at Atletico Madrid on Wednesday and reached the Champions League semi-finals 1-0 on aggregate. Tensions rose in the closing stages and Atletico defender Felipe was sent off after receiving a second yellow card, before the teams played 12 minutes of extra time.

Baseball-Kershaw says focus is on ‘bigger things’ after being pulled from the right game

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw said he is not focused on “selfish goals” and agrees with the Dodgers’ decision to pull out of the Dodgers’ 7-0 win over the Twins after throwing seven perfect innings on Wednesday. The veteran lefthander was red hot on a cold day in Minneapolis, throwing 80 pitches and scoring 13 at the start of his season after suffering an elbow injury last season and was part of all playoffs.

(With input from agencies.)

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