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PGA Tour throws millions into the fight against LIV golf

11:03 PM: The US PGA Tour launched a counterattack against new competitor LIV Golf Series. The top players on the North American circuit have agreed to play at least 20 championships starting next season. This includes twelve tournaments with an average prize pool of $20 million. The amount of the reward has been increased to $100 million.

“Our top players fully support the PGA Tour and have joined forces to strengthen our platform,” said PGA Tour General Commissioner Jay Monahan.

The move follows reports that world number two Australian Cameron Smith, winner of the British Open in July, is one of the players who also wants to switch to LIV Golf, which organizes tournaments with $25 million from Saudi Arabia. Prize money in dollars. Other top players, including Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson, Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka, Sergio Garcia, Henrik Stenson, Patrick Reed and Louis Oosthuizen, have already joined LIV Golf, which launched in June.

The Golfers’ Association (PGA) is deeply upset that golfers have joined the embattled competitor and indefinitely suspended all defecting players. They are no longer welcome in the PGA Tour tournaments. Golf icon Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have been cast as the PGA’s moto heads; They try to convince other players to move to LIV Golf.

Patinama Kerkhove qualifies for US Open qualifiers

10.12 pm: Tennis star Leslie Patinama Kerkhove has reached the first round of the US Open qualifiers. The Dutch won in New York 6-3 6-3 over Austrian Barbara Haas. She will meet Romanian Gabriella Lee in the next round.

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Patinama Kerkhove reached the second round of the main tournament at Wimbledon this year. Then she lost to the Polish world number one Iga Swiatek.

Susan Lammens lost in the first round to Russian Vitalia Dyachenko 1-6, 5-7.

Tennis star Patinama Kerkhove advances to US Open qualifiers

9.38 p.m.: Tennis star Leslie Patinama Kerkhove successfully passes the first round of the US Open qualifier. The Dutch won in New York 6-3 6-3 over Austrian Barbara Haas. She will meet Romanian Gabriella Lee in the next round.

Patinama Kerkhove reached the second round of the main tournament at Wimbledon this year. Then she lost to the Polish world number one Iga Swiatek.

Susan Lammens lost in the first round to Russian Vitalia Dyachenko 1-6, 5-7.

Dutch basketball players lose to Georgia

7:50 pm: Dutch basketball players lost to Georgia in the 2023 World Cup qualifiers. National coach Maurizio Buscaglia’s team had a good game in Tbilisi for a long time, but saw the host team pull away in the final stage and win 77-66. Next Saturday, the Orange team will play against Spain at Topsport Centrum in Almera.

The European qualifiers are in the second stage, with 24 teams competing for 12 tickets for the World Cup, which will be held in 2023 in three countries: the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia. The first three groups of four groups of six qualify for the World Cup. The Netherlands is at the bottom of its group after the defeat against Georgia.

Basketball players were level with Georgia until the end of the first half, but in the third quarter, the home team led by 16 points. The Orange team fought the match to 60-60, but then Georgia ran out again. Worthy de Jong topped the scorers list with 22 points, while Charlon Clough scored 13 points.

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Golden World Cup starts a tour for all World Cup participants

5:49 pm: The exclusive World Cup Gold Cup has started its traditional round-the-world tour. The heavy 6kg trophy will visit all 32 participating countries for the first time in the coming months. FIFA has stated that the World Cup will be held in the Netherlands on 25 September.

It is about the original trophy, which is awarded after the World Cup final to footballers who have won the world title, but then remains in the possession of FIFA. The world champion gets a special gold-plated trophy that he can keep.

The original trophy arrived this week from the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, in the South Korean capital, Seoul. From there, the Cup travels through Japan to Australia, and so on for all the World Cup participants, arriving on November 13 in Doha, the World Cup organizing capital of Qatar. The World Cup begins on November 20.

Dutch mountain bikers are sixth in a mixed relay at the World Championships

2:38 pm: Dutch mountain bikers finished sixth in the mixed relay event at the World Championships at Les Gates, France. Gold went to Switzerland, which finished 1.17.14. The Swiss kept Italy 6 seconds behind. The United States took the bronze by 14 seconds.

Holland came into play with Anne Terpstra, Beck Peters, Chris Van Dyck, Tom Schlekens, Renz Teunissen van Manen and Lauren Mullingraf. Van Dyck replaced the ailing David Nordman. The Dutch team finished 2.13 minutes ahead of the gold medal.

Odgaard with AZ to Portugal to return

11:21 am Jens Odgaard traveled with AZ to Portugal to return in the Conference League play-offs. Thursday night, Gil Vicente is the opponent. The 23-year-old striker is back from injury.

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Odgaard has yet to play for AZ this season, which was too strong for Gil Vicente last Thursday at Alkmaar with a 4-0. In the Dutch league, he won his first two matches.

AZ coach Pascal Jansen has selected 22 players for the first leg in Portugal, which begins at 9pm. Riccidy Bazor will remain in the Netherlands, as will Zenho Vanheusden and Jesper Carlson. The trio is not fit enough yet.

Nico Denz leaves DSM for BORA-hansgrohe

10:50 am German cyclist Nico Denz is leaving DSM after three seasons to start work with Germany’s BORA-hansgrohe.

The 28-year-old Denis won the Tour de Vendée in 2018 and won the sixth stage in the Tour of Switzerland earlier this year.

“I think obviously I’m not going to come to this team as a captain,” said Deans. “But as a German, it is especially special to play with the best German team. I hope to put my experience at the service of the team.”

Badminton couple Piek / Tabeling reach the World Cup

09:29 a.m. Dutch badminton players Celina Beck and Robintabling reach the eighth mixed doubles finals at the World Cup in Tokyo. After a first-round bye, they won their first World Cup match. They did so by defeating Zakaria Jociano Sumante and Hadiana Gulimarbella of Indonesia 21-16, 21-16.

In the eighth final, Japan’s Beck Andtabling will face Utah Watanabe and Arisa Higashino on Thursday.

Deborah Gill and Sheryl Senen were eliminated on Wednesday in the second round of the women’s doubles. Japanese badminton players Rin Iwanaga and Kei Nakanishi were very strong with a score of 23-21, 21-15.

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