Here is a summary of current sports news.
ATP review: Andy Murray wins San Diego first game
Andy Murray, who produced his best result in an injury-filled season last week, picked up a first-round victory Tuesday at the San Diego Open. The three-time Grand Slam champion beat American Denis Kudla 6-3, 6-2 in 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Boxing-Pacquiao quits “world’s greatest sport” to compete for Philippines presidency
Global boxing icon Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday announced his retirement from what he called “the world’s greatest sport” to focus on a race for the presidency of the Philippines, the biggest fight of his career. In a 14-minute video posted to Facebook and Twitter, “Pacman,” as he is known in sports, thanked fans around the world before closing the curtain on a 26-year boxing career that has won him titles. worlds in eight different divisions, which allowed him this day remains unmatched.
MLB roundup: Cards win 17th in a row, seal wild card auction
Adam Wainwright claimed his 17th victory as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 on Tuesday night to clinch a berth in the National League Jokers game. Wainwright (17-7) allowed two runs on seven hits in six innings and produced one run as the Cardinals extended their winning streak to 17 games. Nolan Arenado hit a homerun and produced two runs while Dylan Carlson and Jose Rondon hit solo homers for the Cardinals.
NFL-New uniform, same Tom Brady: Super Bowl champion ready for spectacular return to Foxborough
Tom Brady enters Gillette Stadium in a different uniform but in the familiar role of defending Super Bowl champion on Sunday, playing in New England for the first time as the Tampa Bay Buccaneer. The 44-year-old returns to the New England Patriots field for the first time since his departure after two defining decades in which he won six of his seven Super Bowl titles before breaking the hearts of the fanatic base of the team with his Departure.
NBA-Unvaccinated players will face broad COVID-19 restrictions: ESPN
NBA players who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 will have to comply with a long list of restrictions to participate in the coming season, ESPN https://www.espn.in/nba/story/_/id/ 32301923 / in -memo-teams-nba-crafts-protocols-requiring-non-vaccinated-players-multiple-same-rest-league-restrictions reported. Vaccinations are not mandatory, but 90% of players already are, NBA Players Association executive director Michele Roberts told Yahoo Sports in July.
Pele to leave hospital after colon surgery, says daughter
Brazilian football legend Pelé is expected to be discharged from hospital after recovering from surgery to remove a tumor from his colon, his daughter Kely said on Wednesday. She did not say when he would leave the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo, but the Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper said his discharge would take place on Thursday.
London bobsleigh and long jump champion Rutherford aims for Winter Games medal
London 2012 long jump champion Greg Rutherford has secured a spot on Britain’s bobsleigh squad, the 34-year-old has said as he seeks to become the country’s first athlete to win a medal at the Summer and Winter Olympics. Rutherford, who retired from the long jump competition in 2018 due to injury, aims to help Great Britain qualify for the Beijing Winter Games next year.
Horse racing – Coach Farrelly permanently banned from UK races
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has said coach Johnny Farrelly has been permanently banned from races without the right of review for seven years after being found guilty of breaking the protection rules. Farrelly, who has trained at a stable in Somerset since 2013 had five winners this season, has been convicted of six offenses under regulations covering “the protection of young people and adults at risk”, he said. he adds.
Olympics-Hospitalizations during Tokyo 2020 Games higher than initially announced, organizers say
A total of 25 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, instead of the five initially reported, organizers said Tuesday evening. “The first five we reported were the number of overseas residents who were hospitalized,” Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto explained at a press conference.
Ukrainian ice hockey player Kremenchuk was banned from 13 games after racist gesture
A player from Ukraine’s Kremenchuk ice hockey team has been suspended for 13 matches for making a racist gesture in a national championship game over the weekend, the country’s league said on Wednesday. The sanction against forward Andriy Deniskin is maximum and it came into effect on Tuesday, according to a statement.
(With contributions from agencies.)