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Motor racing-nightmare for Ferrari as Verstappen wins in Hungary
Red Bull’s Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen won the Hungarian Grand Prix from 10th place on the starting grid and despite a spin, Ferrari rival Charles Leclerc suffered another strategy nightmare on Sunday. Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton finished second on pole for the first time in his F1 career with Mercedes teammate George Russell, third in a repeat of the previous race in France.
Celtics great Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion, dies at 88
Former Boston Celtics star Bill Russell, one of the sport’s greatest winners as the anchor of the team that won 11 NBA championships, as well as the league’s first black coach, died Sunday at the age of 88. Russell, a five-time Most Valuable Player who was also outspoken on racial issues, died peacefully with his wife Jeanine by his side, according to a statement posted on his Twitter account, which did not specify the cause of death.
Games-McKeon and Le Clos create history at Birmingham Pool
Swimmer Emma McCann on Sunday became the most successful Commonwealth Games athlete of all time, leading an Australian sweep in the women’s 50m freestyle to claim a record 11th gold medal. It was milestone night at the Sandwell Aquatic Center as just moments earlier South African Chad Le Clos had joined shooters Michael Gault and Phil Adams as the most decorated sports athlete when he won the men’s 200 metres. He took away his 18th medal by lifting silver. butterfly.
Cricket-Shamsi guides South Africa to T20 series win over England
South African spinner Tabrez Shamsi took a five-wicket haul to help his team bowl out England for 101 runs to win their deciding Twenty20 International by 90 runs at the Ageas Bowl on Sunday and take the three-match series 2-1. Named it. South Africa were put in to bat and scored 191-5 in their 20 overs to set up a massive target for England and then bowled out the home team for a one-sided victory.
Football-England fans split as women’s side win Euro final
Thousands of football fans clad in the red and white flag of England cheered at Wembley Stadium on Sunday – and in fan parks, homes and pubs across the country – as their team won the Women’s European Championship for the first time. Sarina Wigman’s team beat Germany 2–1 after extra time to win their first major title in front of a record crowd on home soil, with nearly 90,000 fans at the London Stadium, including thousands of children and families.
Football-England won the Women’s Euro with a 2–1 extra-time win over Germany
Forward Chloe Kelly’s extra-time strike gave England a 2-1 win over Germany in the final of the Women’s European Championship on Sunday and claimed their first major title in front of a record crowd at home. Substitute Kelly reacted quickest to a loose ball from a corner in the second period of extra time to give his side victory and avenge their defeat by Germany in the 2009 Euro final in Helsinki.
Motor Racing-Verstappen slams fans for burning Hamilton’s merchandise
Formula One Championship leader Max Verstappen on Sunday rebuked fans burning Lewis Hamilton-brand merchandise, calling their actions “disgusting”. “It is certainly not acceptable,” the Red Bull driver, who defeated Mercedes rival Hamilton for last year’s title in a controversial season-finale, told reporters after winning the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Motor Racing-Hungary Potential Fuel Hamilton’s Winning Hopes
Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Sunday Mercedes’ form in Hungary had fueled his hopes of a first Formula One win of the season when he returned from the August break. The Briton finished second to teammate George Russell at Hungaroring, the pair scoring a double podium for the second time in a row.
Football-England team has changed society, says coach Wigman
England have changed society with their win at the Women’s European Championship, coach Sarina Wigman said on Sunday after leading the Lionesses to their first major title, which sparked scenes of excitement up and down the country. Wegmann’s team defeated eight-time champions Germany 2–1 in front of a record crowd (87,912) in a tournament after extra time at Wembley Stadium, which broke records from one week to the next and received heavy media coverage in Europe. did.
Golf-Stenson happy to shake up ’emotional’ week to lead at Bedminster
After overcoming an “emotional” week to take a three-shot lead in Sunday’s final round at the Bedminster event in New Jersey, 10 days after he was stripped of Europe’s Ryder Cup captain, Henrik Stenson said he was still in his LIV was pleased with the golf debut. The Swede compensated for a double bogey with an eagle putt on the third hole and then carded four birdies for 2-under 69 at a windy Trump National Golf Club three shots away from former world number one Dustin Johnson.
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