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Tennis – “I almost broke my hand” Medvedev collides with the camera in shock
A collision with a camera on the pitch meant a catastrophe for world number two Daniil Medvedev, who lost 6-2, 3-6, 3-6 to compatriot Andrey Rublev in the Cincinnati semifinals. The compatriots were tied 1-1 in the second set when Medvedev hit a camera on the pitch and knocked it to the ground while chasing the ball on the baseline. Medvedev offered his hand to the cameraman as the chair umpire went over to make sure they were both okay.
Athletics-Thompson-Herah achieved the second fastest 100m of all time in the fast Pre Classic
Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah won the women’s 100 meters in the Eugene Diamond League in the second fastest time ever and crossed the finish line in 10.54 seconds on Saturday. Thompson-Herah, who completed a 100-200 meter doubles for the second straight year in Tokyo, said she surprised herself at Hayward Field, beating Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce by almost two tenths of a second. Shericka Jackson finished third, repeating the Jamaican podium finish in Tokyo.
Jakobsen takes second Vuelta stage victory, Roglic remains in the lead
Fabio Jakobsen took his second stage win at the Vuelta a Espana within a week on Saturday and continued his extraordinary career with victory on the eighth stage, while champion Primoz Roglic retained his overall lead. The Dutchman waited in a hectic mass sprint at the end of the 173 km flat ride from Santa Pola to La Manga del Mar Menor before huddling at the head of the queue and his bike was stopped in front of the Italian Alberto Dainese and the Belgian Jasper Philipsen Second and third.
Athletics Hassan stays too short in the search for the 5,000 m world record
Sifan Hassan dominated the field but failed in her attempt to break the 5,000-meter world record on Friday in her first match since her starting tournament at the Tokyo Olympics. In front of many hopeful fans and on a beautiful night at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon, the Ethiopian-born Dutchman won easily with a time of 14: 27.89, but was able to win Letesenbet’s. established record of 14: 06.62 not outbid Gidey in 2020.
NBA publishes full schedule and plans 75th anniversary
The NBA released the full schedule for the 2021-22 season on Friday, outlining how it will celebrate its 75th season. The league will do this by highlighting the teams and events that made league history, including a presentation of the three franchises – the Knicks, Celtics, and Warriors – that were part of each season.
MLB round-up: Dodgers, Yankees run winning streak to 8th
Walker Buehler reached the eighth inning, Trea Turner had two hits and scored two goals and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to eight games with a 3-2 win over the New York Mets on Friday. Bühler (13-2) gave up two runs with six hits without walks and eight strikeouts. Justin Turner, Max Muncy and Corey Seager each competed for the Dodgers, who have won 12 of their last 13. Five of the eight wins in the winning streak were against the Mets.
Triathlon Duffy wins world title after Olympic gold
Bermudian Flora Duffy became the first female triathlete to win Olympic gold and the World Triathlon Championship on Saturday that same year after finishing third in the Edmonton Grand Final. The 33-year-old led the overall standings into the race on Saturday with a lead of 467 points and got off to a quick start from the pontoon under flawless conditions.
Golf-Nordqvist climbs to the top of the women’s Open leaderboard
The Swede Anna Nordqvist stormed to the top of the British Open women’s best list on Saturday in a cloudy and damp carnoustie with a faultless seven under par 65. The two-time major champion Nordqvist jumped up her 22 places in the rankings in the crackling third round with seven birdies and no dropped shots, where she is tied with the Danish Nanna Madsen, who carded an impressive four under 68, with nine under.
NFL recap: Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs down Cardinals
Patrick Mahomes led the Chiefs to a field goal and threw an interception during his three-series stint when Kansas City scored a 17-10 win over the Arizona Cardinals in a pre-season game on Friday in Glendale, Arizona. Mahomes completed 10 of 18 passes for 78 yards. Backup quarterbacks Chad Henne and Shane Buechele each threw a touchdown pass for Kansas City (2-0).
Athletics-Richardson is glad their ban drew attention to sprinting
American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, who will be back in action this weekend after a month-long suspension, said Friday that while her cannabis test positive had prevented her from attending the Tokyo Olympics, she was glad it did drew attention to their sport. The flamboyant American sprinter was expected to be one of the biggest draws in Tokyo, but her dreams were dashed due to a positive test at the U.S. Olympic Trials in June after riding the 100m to victory.
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