Sports News Roundup: MLB Roundup: Red Sox End Sweep Of Yankees; Athletics Record Heat Delays US Studies And More


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MLB round-up: Red Sox end sweep of Yankees

Enrique Hernandez and Rafael Devers homered during a quadruple first innings against Gerrit Cole, and the Boston Red Sox finished a three-game sweep with a 9-2 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday afternoon. Devers finished with three hits and four RBIs, and JD Martinez and Christian Vazquez also went deep as the Red Sox improved to 6-0 against the Yankees. Boston surpassed their rivals 36-17 in the season streak.

Athletics record heat delays US studies

Competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon was suspended on Sunday after temperatures rose above 43 degrees Celsius, officials said, the hottest ever recorded in the city. Events on the final day of the US Tokyo Olympics selection meeting were scheduled to resume at 8:30 p.m. local time.

Positive tests by the delegates inspire the Japanese panel’s call for stricter border controls

With two members of the Ugandan delegation tested positive after arriving in Japan for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics starting July 23, organizers are trying to allay public concerns that delegations may bring and spread COVID-19. At a press conference on Monday, Yasuhiro Yamashita, the president of Japan’s Olympic Committee, said it was impossible to completely rule out coronavirus cases on arrival, which is why it was crucial for authorities to detect them at the border.

Gymnastics-Biles leads Olympic newcomer band to Tokyo

When asked to summarize her friendship with training partner and four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles, Jordan Chiles does not mince words: “She is my ride-or-die.” After completing the Olympic trials on Sunday, the 20-year-old will be one of five Olympic newcomers to compete for the highly decorated US gymnastics team in Tokyo this summer, pioneering the history of the sport.

Olympic athletics spring effect: athletics struggles with the problem of carbon footprint

When a sport has a century of meticulous records and gold medals can be decided by thousandths of a second, time matters, but carbon shoe technology has trampled on that tradition and fans are unable to quantify what they are seeing. In the early years of Nike’s carbon plant and thick-soled Vaporfly revolution, it was mostly about perceived inequality as some athletes had access to shoes that undoubtedly improved performance while others didn’t.

Gymnastics ‘Super Simone’ books ticket for second Olympia Olympic

It wasn’t the night Simone Biles wanted, but it was still good enough to secure her ticket to the Tokyo Games as the four-time Olympic champion on Sunday in St. Louis, Missouri, at the end of the US Olympic gymnastics tests took first place. Biles was struck by the beam on an aircraft wheel and sat in silence while a trainer taped her left foot and ankle.

Cycling Van der Poel fulfills Poulidor’s dream with the yellow tour jersey

Mathieu van der Poel fulfilled the lifelong dream of his late grandfather Raymond Poulidor when he won the yellow jersey of the Tour de France on Sunday with a breathtaking, emotional victory in the second stage. The Dutchman accelerated brutally 700 meters before the final climb to the Mur de Bretagne and defeated defending champion Tadej Pogacar and his Slovenian compatriot Primoz Roglic, who finished second and third, six seconds behind.

Motorrad-Vinales prematurely terminates Yamaha’s MotoGP contract to go to the end of the season

Nine-time MotoGP race winner Maverick Vinales will leave Yamaha at the end of the 2021/22 season after terminating his contract a year earlier, the team announced on Monday. Vinales was signed by Yamaha to replace Jorge Lorenzo in 2017 and won three of its first five races.

Athletics-McLaughlin breaks record, Lyles shines to complete US studies

The US Olympic trials ended with a bang on Sunday when Sydney McLaughlin broke the world record in the women’s 400-meter hurdles in 51.90 seconds and World Champion Noah Lyles broke the men’s 200-meter world champion in a world top of 19, 74 won. The 21-year-old McLaughlin took the lead in the curve and on the straights and defeated world champion Dalilah Muhammad, 31, who finished second with 52.42 and had held the previous world record of 52.16.

Cycling observer who caused the tour crash

The French police were still looking for the spectator on Sunday, who sent Tony Martin and thus a large part of the Tour de France peloton, who fell in the opening phase when the fans were asked to behave on the roadside. On Saturday, Martin fell into a skid when he drove straight into a cardboard sign that a fan was holding into a television camera looking in the other direction and caused chaos 47 kilometers in front of the stage.

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