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Arsenal beat Aston Villa and moved up to ninth
11:35 pm: Arsenal beat Aston Villa 3-1 at home in the Premier League. In the first half, the hosts were already 2-0 ahead thanks to hits from Thomas Partey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. After the break, Emile Smith Rowe scored for the visitors on behalf of Arsenal and Jacob Ramsey. Anwar El-Ghazi entered in place of Aston Villa in the 77th minute.
Arsenal are now unbeaten in six consecutive Premier League matches. The London club climbed to ninth place in the standings. Aston Villa is in thirteenth place.
Christmas swimmer Kamenga achieves joint victory over 50 metres
8.51 pm: Swimmer Arno Kamenga celebrated his 26th birthday by winning the 50m breaststroke at the World Cup short course in Qatar. Ranumi Kromoidjogo and Kira Tossan also won the 50m butterfly and 100m backstroke, respectively. Jesse Potts was off the podium in the 100m freestyle.
Kamenja had to share the win with Slovenian Peter Stevens. Both scored 26.10. Germany’s Fabian Schwengenschlol (26.17) came in third. “It was a good race and a good time. I am happy with the first place, although it is always crazy to be in it,” Kamenga said.
For Kromwedjogo, her 50-meter butterfly (24.74) was a good opportunity to fill in the necessary details on a solid field. “It was great to swim against Australian world champions Emma McKeon and Holly Barratt. It’s about the smallest things, but it all went very well today.” Barratt (25.06) was second and McKeon (25.07) third.
Toussaint (55.79) was ahead of Sweden’s Michael Coleman (57.23) and Australia’s Madison Wilson (58.64), despite failing at the first turning point. “I had to push hard for 50 meters a second. I was afraid it would cost me a lot of extra energy, but fortunately it wasn’t.”
Stops (47.34) were third after 50 metres. In the second part, it was passed by South Korean Sonu Hwang (46.46). Australian Kyle Chalmers (45.03) won the king’s number.
Giorgi’s method is very powerful for Russians
8.50 pm: Tennis star Arantexa Ross did not reach the quarter-finals of the WTA Championships in Tenerife. The 30-year-old South Holland was no match for fourth-placed Italian Camila Giorgi. Ross lost without a chance in two sets: 6-1, 6-1. The one-sided duel lasted 61 minutes.
The Russian is No. 61 in the world, Giorgi (29) is in 36th place.
Hassan was also nominated for the International Athlete of the Year Honorary Award
4:54 PM: Sivan Hasan was also nominated for the “Best Athlete in the World” award. The World Athletics Awards will be presented in December.
On Friday, the International Association of Athletics Federations announced the names of ten candidates, including Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herrah, and Faith Kipigon of Kenya. The list of candidates has been compiled by experts from all over the world.
The 28-year-old Hassan became an Olympic champion in the 5000 meters and 10,000 meters and took bronze in the 1500 meters. The Dutchman of Ethiopian descent was the first athlete to collect these three distances in a championship.
Last weekend, Hassan was already named European Athlete of the Year 2021. It happened during a gala in Lausanne.
Captain Putman is not in the Orange Orange, Dalinga is in the preliminary selection
3.14 pm: Sven Putman has not been called up for the upcoming Dutch junior international match. The 21-year-old Lille defender captain was injured.
Striker Thijs Dalinga, who plays in First Division Excelsior, was called up for the first time by national coach Erwin van de Loy. The same applies to midfielder Sven Menans from Sparta.
The Dutch juniors play Young Bulgaria in Almere on Friday 12 November and meet Jung Gibraltar three days later in Gibraltar. Both matches are part of the European Championship qualifying series.
Chinese gymnast Zhang surprises favorite Hashimoto in the all-around final
2:32 pmChina’s Zhang Puheng won the all-around final at the World Gymnastics Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan. He was slightly better than Japanese Olympic champion Daiki Hashimoto: 87,981 points for 87,964. In qualifying, Hashimoto was still the best.
Ukraine’s Ilya Kovtun won a bronze medal with a score of 84,899 points.
No Dutchman took part in the all-around final.
IKO Skating Team Extends Main Sponsor Contract Beyond 2026
1.36 pmSkateboarding Team The IKO team has extended its partnership with main sponsor IKO Insulations for four years. The main sponsor, producer of roofing and insulation materials, will remain associated with the team of brothers Erwin and Martin Tenhof until the 2026 Winter Games.
Jorien ter Mors, Esmee Visser, Jan Blokhuijsen and Bart Swings are among others contracted with Team IKO.
“IKO has made it clear from the beginning that the company has the intention to enter the sport of skateboarding for the long term, so that we can build our team in peace. The cooperation is optimal and there is a great deal of involvement of both IKO employees and customers with our team,” says team manager Andries Baks.
In cooperation with IKO, the team is looking for a second major sponsor. IKO has been associated with the skating team since 2017.
The games will be held in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo in February 2026.
Dutch marathon titles in 2023 and 2024 divided in Rotterdam
11:39 AM: Dutch marathon titles will be handed out in 2023 and 2024 during the Rotterdam Marathon. In recent years, Amsterdam has hosted the Dutch national championships and the capital will remain the same next year.
“We are delighted to be able to organize the Dutch National Championships again for the first time since 2015,” said director Mario Kaddex. “This title fight fits right in with the #demooiste, as we proudly call this event. The special atmosphere in Rotterdam, the fast track and the great finishing touch on the raucous Coolsingel will undoubtedly inspire the top national medal hunt.”
Last weekend, the national titles in Amsterdam went to Ruth van der Meijden and Khaled Schokud.
The 40th edition of the Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday. The marathon is organized by Golazo Sports. Le Champion is organized in Amsterdam.
Miami Heat basketball players beat champion Milwaukee Bucks
7:34 am: Miami Heat basketball players started the new NBA season on a slate. They won 137-95 against defending champion Milwaukee Bucks.
Tyler Hero scored 27 points for Miami. Pam Adebayo also had a big share of the big gain with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Stephen Curry was the star of the Golden State Warriors against the Los Angeles Clippers (115-113). It was good by 45 points.
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