Sports News Roundup: Motor Racing-Leclerc puts Ferrari on pole in Singapore after Verstappen skips fast lap; FOOTBALL-Lewandowski on target to lead Barcelona 1-0 win in Mallorca & more

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Motor Racing-Leclerc puts Ferrari on pole in Singapore when Verstappen skips a fast lap

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc secured pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday after a furious Max Verstappen was forced to abandon his fastest lap for fear of running out of fuel. Monegasque crossed the five km Marina Bay track under floodlights in one minute 49.412 seconds, but was set to be grabbed by his Red Bull rival.

Football – Lewandowski on target for Barcelona 1-0 win in Mallorca

In-form Robert Lewandowski scored again to guide Barcelona to a 1-0 win at Mallorca in LaLiga on Saturday. The hosts were better, they created many good opportunities but goalkeeper Marc Andre ter Stegen was flawless, made brilliant saves to deny Jaime Costa, Antonio Sanchez and Kang-in Lee.

Stampede, riots in Indonesia football match, 174 killed, league suspended

At least 174 people were killed and 180 injured in a stampede and riots at a football match in Indonesia, officials said on Sunday, in one of the world’s worst stadium disasters. East Java Police Chief Nico Afinta said that when frustrated supporters of the losing home team attacked the pitch in Malang, East Java province, late Saturday, officers fired tear gas in an attempt to control the situation, triggering a stampede. There were cases of suffocation and suffocation. from reporters.

Tennis-UK’s Nori ruled out of Japan Open as COVID hits ATP final hopes

Briton Cameron Norie’s hopes of qualifying for November’s ATP final were hit when he was forced to pull out of this week’s Japan Open due to a positive COVID-19 test. Norrie withdrew from the Korea Open on Friday ahead of her quarter-final clash against American Jenson Brooksby.

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How a Fatal Crush Revealed in an Indonesia Soccer Match

At least 174 people were killed and about 180 were injured at a football match in Indonesia when panicked fans tried to be crushed during riots, officials said on Sunday. At 8 p.m. local time on Saturday, a match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya began at the Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang, East Java, Indonesia.

Soccer Man Utd is facing City, not just Haland – Ten Hago

Erik ten Haag praised Erling Haaland’s goal-scoring propensity but insisted Manchester United would not focus solely on the Norwegian striker when they take on Manchester City in a Premier League derby clash. Later on Sunday, United will have the formidable task of involving Haaland, who has made a stellar start to his City career with 11 league goals in seven matches since coming into a close season from Borussia Dortmund.

Football-Arsenal beat Spurs to stay on top, Liverpool hosted by Brighton

Arsenal ensured they would finish the weekend at the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the north London derby on Saturday, but Liverpool’s problems continued as they won 3-3 at home to Brighton & Hove Albion. Drawn. Graham Potter marked his first Premier League game in charge of Chelsea with a 2–1 win at Crystal Palace thanks to the late winner by Conor Gallagher.

Soccer-violence, and mismanagement hit shaky Indonesian scene

Unstable crowds and violent fan groups have long been a hallmark of Indonesian football, which survived the riots in East Java on Saturday in which 129 people were killed after Persebaya Surabaya’s defeat to Arema FC. The sport remains the most popular sport in the country, drawing huge crowds to bitter clashes between local rivals in the 18-team top-flight league, but the sport has been plagued by hooliganism, heavy-handed policing and mismanagement.

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Basketball-USA wins record 11th Women’s World Cup title

Defending champions USA beat China 83-61 to clinch a record 11th Women’s World Cup title in Sydney on Saturday, while Australia’s Lauren Jackson wrapped up her illustrious career with a bronze medal. Aja Wilson, who plays for the Las Vegas Aces of the WNBA, led the tournament’s favorite Team USA with 19 points and was named the tournament’s MVP.

MLB Roundup: Braves beat Mets, move into NL East lead

Dansby Swanson, Austin Riley and Matt Olsen produced a second straight big night on Saturday, combining seven hits and all four RBIs as hosts Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 4-2 to finish first in the National League East did. The Braves won the first two games of the three-game series to advance over the NL East to the Mets. Atlanta, who have gone 76–32 since June 1 to complete a 10 1/2-game deficit, have spent only two days with sole possession of the division lead – New York spent 166 fewer days in first place alone. Huh.

(With inputs from agencies.)