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Football-Klopp praises Nunez as Liverpool win Community Shield

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp heaped praise on the new signing of Darwin Nunez as Uruguay registered their 3-1 win over Manchester City in the Community Shield on Saturday. Liverpool won the season curtain riser for the first time since 2006 with a convincing victory over City of Pep Guardiola at Leicester City’s King Power Stadium.

WTA Roundup: Anna Bogdan reaches first final in Poland

Unseeded Ana Bogdan of Romania and No. 5 Caroline Garcia of France advanced to the final of the Poland Open with straight sets semifinal victories in Warsaw on Saturday. Bogdan reached the first singles final of her career on the WTA Tour, defeating Ukraine’s Katarina Bandel 7–5, 7–5, who hurt her cause with eight double faults. The players exchanged seven consecutive service breaks to start the match, ending with a total of 14 breaks.

Motor racing-timing is right for Vettel to go, says Red Bull boss

Red Bull boss Christian Horner said on Saturday that Formula One will miss Sebastian Vettel when he retires at the end of the season, but the four-time world champion has chosen the right time to go. Horner had a close association with the German when he went on to win four consecutive titles with Red Bull from 2010–13, and most of his 53 victories as well.

Football-England vs Germany a ‘fairy tale fixture’, says Williamson

The Women’s European Championship final between England and Germany is a “story fixture” given the history between the teams, England captain Leah Williamson said on Saturday. Hosts England and eight-time champions Germany will play at the sold-out Wembley Stadium on Sunday, their second time in the Euro final after Germany’s 6-2 win in 2009.

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Games-Kiplangt takes a wrong turn on its way to Games marathon gold

Uganda’s Viktor Kiplangt took the wrong turn but still found his way to a Commonwealth Games gold medal, providing some late drama in an uneventful race on Saturday. After running more than 40 kilometers through the winding roads of Birmingham, Kiplangt veered off course in the late stages, but built up such a commanding lead that Misue took no damage.

Football-Ronaldo back in United squad for Rio Vallecano friendly: Ten Hago

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo will return to the squad for his final pre-season friendly against Rayo Vallecano on Sunday, manager Eric ten Haag said. Ronaldo’s future at United has been a subject of speculation as British media reported he told the club he wanted to leave so that he could play in the Champions League. United will compete in the Europa League, the second tier of this period.

Soccer-Odegaard ‘proud and grateful’ after being named new Arsenal captain

Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard has been named Arsenal’s new captain ahead of the 2022-23 season, the Premier League club announced on Saturday. Odegaard, 23, first arrived on loan from Real Madrid in January 2021 and after impressing manager Mikel Arteta, the club moved quickly to make that transfer permanent, costing him around €35 ​​million (35.76 million euros) in August last year. dollars) signed.

MLB Roundup: Yankees’ Aaron Judge belts 40th, 41st homers

Aaron Judge became the first player this season to reach 40 homers and then clinched the Grand Slam for No. 41 with an eighth inning of eight runs as the New York Yankees clinched an 11-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. , The judge reached 40 in the third with a 449-foot, two-run shot in left field. The slugger slammed his fourth career Grand Slam when he made a first pitch change on the short porch in right field.

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Tennis – ‘Fingers crossed!’: Djokovic hopes he can compete at US Open

Novak Djokovic said he is preparing for the US Open such that he will be allowed to compete in the hardcourt major despite his refusal to take the COVID-19 vaccine. Djokovic, who has three US Open titles, will not be able to participate in this year’s US Open due to current rules that require passengers wishing to enter the US to be fully vaccinated and provide a proof before boarding flights. .

Futbol-Nunez has immediate effect as Liverpool beat City in Community Shield

Liverpool’s new striker Darwin Nunez scored a late goal on his debut as he shed first blood in this season’s rivalry with Manchester City after a 3-1 win in Saturday’s Community Shield. The Uruguayan, who was bought from Benfica for a starting fee of 75 million euros ($76.64 million), made himself an instant fan after capping a lively appearance off the bench with a stoppage time goal to secure his first trophy of the season.

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