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Five Evertons in quarantine and miss season opener
9:12 PM: Everton cannot have five players in the first game of the new season. One of the absent players is Colombian James Rodriguez and well-known coach Rafael Benitez.
The five players have been placed in quarantine. It is not known if the five players were infected or were in close contact. Brazilian Richarlison, who recently won the Olympic gold in Tokyo, will be in attendance.
Everton will face Southampton at home on Saturday.
Tennis player Tsitsipas ends Rode’s winning streak in Toronto
8.47 pm: Stefanos Tsitsipas has ended Norway’s Casper Rudd’s winning streak at the Toronto Masters. The Greek defeated Rudd in the quarter-finals 6-1, 6-4.
Rudd won thirteen consecutive games. Since Wimbledon, he has won clay court championships at Stade, Kitzbühel and Gstaad.
The 23-year-old Tsitsipas, who climbed to third in the world rankings, is looking for his second title of the season. In April he won the Monte Carlo Championship.
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will miss Canada.
Beach volleyball players Stam and Shawn into the last four of the European Championships
6:14 PM Beach volleyball players Katja Stam and Raisa Schon won a place in the semi-finals of the European Championship in Vienna. The young Dutch duo beat Germany’s Victoria Benik and Isabelle Schneider in the quarter-finals, 21-19, 23-21.
Earlier in the day, Stam and Shawn were already too strong for their compatriots Marlene van Aersel and Bloen Lipma in a Dutch encounter: 21-16 21-15.
Later on Friday, St. Keizer and Madeleine Mayblinc will play in the quarter-finals.
Bekele goes for third win in Berlin Marathon
17:43 the hour Kenenisa Bekele will climb to claim his third win at the Berlin Marathon next month. The 39-year-old Ethiopian was the best in the German capital in 2016 and 2019.
Bekele last ran a marathon in Berlin two years ago. The multiple world champion was not selected for the Tokyo Olympics.
In 2019, Bekele had the absolute highest time of 2.01.41 in Berlin. The world record now stands at 2.01.39.
Berlin Marathon on Sunday 26th September.
Anderlecht resting between duels with Vitesse
4:29 pm Anderlecht does not have to play between the two matches with Vitesse in the final preliminary round of the Conference League. The Belgian club plays AA Gent next weekend, on Sunday 22 August.
The matches between Vitesse and Anderlecht will be played on August 19 and 26. Vitesse does not enter into force between them; On August 22, Arnhem will play Willem II at home.
Anderlecht and AA Gent were both in favor of postponing the competition match. “The delay could be beneficial for our European coefficient,” Anderlecht coach Vincent Kompany said.
AA Gent meets Poland’s Rako Czestochowa in the final preliminary round.
Ramos out of Paris Saint-Germain for at least another month
4:04 pm Sergio Ramos is not fit to play for his new team Paris Saint-Germain (Paris Saint-Germain) until after the international break in September. The team reported from the French capital, Friday, that the Spanish international player, 180 times, who missed the last European football championship due to a calf injury, is working on his recovery safely.
The 35-year-old defender, who came from Real Madrid, was already injured when he left the Spanish capital. Ramos left his club on a free transfer, which did not have the financial room to keep him for much longer.
Paris Saint-Germain hopes that Ramos, who has signed a two-year contract, like his new teammate Lionel Messi, can achieve his first minutes with the Parisian team on September 11.
Ligue 1, the French league, has already started last weekend. Paris Saint-Germain beat Troyes 1-2 in the opening match. On Saturday, the team will take over RC Strasbourg. Messi, who was presented by the club last Wednesday, is expected to make his debut later this month.
Pandev postpones retirement for another year
3:46 pm North Macedonia international Goran Pandev has reversed his previous decision to retire from football. The 38-year-old striker extended his contract with Italian side Genoa on Friday by one year.
The 122-time international and top scorer for his country was initially farewell after the last European Championship, in which he lost 3-0 to the Netherlands in the group stage with his country. He has been playing for the Italian club of Serie A since 2015.
Pandev’s best year was 2010, when he won the Champions League, Serie A and Coppa Italia while playing for Inter Milan.
National team coach Van de Loy chose 22 newcomers in Young Orange
3.25 pm: The initial selection of Dutch juniors to start qualifying for the European Championship 2023 has many newcomers. 22 of the 32 players have never been in national coach Erwin van de Loy’s temporary pool, who was stranded in a semi-final battle with Young Orange at the start of June.
Jürgen Eklenkamp (Ajax), Myron Boadaux (Monaco), Mitchell Packer (Bayer Leverkusen), Kjell Scherbin (Brighton & Hove Albion), Ludovit Reiss (Hamburger SV), Sven Putmann (Lille) and Brian Probe (Leipzig) of Europe. Tournaments are part of the selection and are now being selected again. The other players were not there in Hungary.
European Championship 2023 in Georgia and Romania. The Dutch Juniors start their qualifying campaign on Tuesday 7 September with a home game against Young Moldova. Switzerland, Bulgaria, Wales and Gibraltar are the other opponents of the Dutch promises.
“We start with a new group of players who were born after January 1, 2000 and had to say goodbye to a generation of players for this. The previous qualifying series for the European Championship was very successful and as a result we were also in the European Championship for the first time since 2013,” says Van de Loy, who He will announce his final 23-player selection on Friday, August 27, “Of course, this tastes so much more and we’ll do everything we can with this new group to make it happen.”
Dutch junior selection: Vincente Biswegen (Ado Den Haag), Calvin Ratsi (Ajax), Jay Gorter (Ajax), Jürgen Eklenkamp (Ajax), Kenneth Taylor (Ajax), Myron Boadaux (Monaco), Jeremy Frimpong (Bayer). 04 Leverkusen), Mitchell Packer (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Sidney van Hooydonk (Bologna 1909), Emmanuel Veray (Borussia Dortmund), Kjell Scherbin (Brighton & Hove Albion), Ian Matsen (Coventry City FC), Daniel van Kam (FC) ). Groningen), Niracho Casanoergo (FC Groningen), Jayden Osterwald (FC Twente), Fabian de Keijzer (FC Utrecht), Quentin Timber (FC Utrecht), Micky van de Veen (FC Volendam), Ramon Hendrix (Feyenoord). ), Waterburger (Fyenoord), Ludovit Reiss (Hamburger SV), Daychon Reidan (Hertha Berlin), Sven Putman (Lille OSC), Sepp van den Berg (Preston North End FC), Fode Fofana (BSV), Brian Bruby (RB Leipzig), Bart Verbruggen (RSC) Anderlecht), Joshua Zirkzee (RSC Anderlecht), Milan van Ewijk (sc Heerenveen), Kenzo Goudmijn (Sparta Rotterdam), Melayro Bogarde (TSG 1899 Hoffenh im Hofer) Wolverhampton Wanderers FC).
Arno Havinga stops working as a national coach for distillation
3:01 pm: Arno Havinga will stop coaching Dutch water polo players on October 1. The 46-year-old Rotterdam thinks it’s time for a new challenge. Havinga has been involved in the selection for a minimum of fifteen years, the last eight of which have been as head coach. The orange team finished sixth in the Tokyo Olympics under his leadership.
“It was clear to me shortly after the Olympics that I no longer wanted to continue as a national coach,” Havinga explains. “It is better for the team that a new coach comes for the next session on the way to Paris. I look back with great satisfaction and happiness over the fifteen years that I have been involved in the water polo team program in various positions. During that time we have seen deep valleys and high peaks, but beautiful memories And warm relations with the players and coaches are prevalent.”
Havnga, who competed in the Olympics twice as a player, became the manager of the water polo shirts team in 2006 and played a significant role in winning the gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics with his knowledge and experience. He took over as national coach of Mauro Mogerie. Havenga won a silver with Orange at the 2015 World Cup, silver at the 2014 and 2016 European Championships and gold at the 2018 European Championships.
Beach volleyball players Stam and Shawn beat Van Ersel/Yipma at EC
11:25 am: Beach volleyball players Katja Stam and Raisa Schön reached the quarter-finals of the European Championships in Vienna. In the eighth finals, they defeated their compatriot Marlene van Ersel and Bloon Yepma 21-16 21-15.
At the end of June, the beach volleyball duo also beat compatriots Van Ersel and Ypma in a battle for an Olympic ticket. At the Tokyo Games, they were stranded in the middle round.
The US Open Tennis Championship qualifiers without fans due to the epidemic
07:43 am: No spectators will be permitted to qualify for the US Open tennis tournament, which will begin soon in New York. The authorities decided this to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The main tournament begins on August 30th.
“It is very unfortunate because the playoffs are very popular with tennis fans,” the US Tennis Federation said in a statement. “But after consulting with everyone involved, we came to the conclusion that this is the best decision in light of everyone’s health.”
Even without opening the stadiums to the masses, about 2,500 people will attend each day, including players, of course. The main tournament is still open to the public at present.
Japanese media: No fans at the Paralympics
7:37 am: Also, according to local media in Tokyo, the public will not be allowed to attend the Paralympic Games, which start in the Japanese capital at the end of August. With a state of emergency still in effect in Tokyo due to the coronavirus, the authorities were already expected to make a decision. There is no official confirmation yet. In recent weeks, the Olympic Games were also held in the country without fans.
There may be an exception for some parts that occur in another part of Japan. The organization will also consider inviting school children to certain competitions in Tokyo.
More than 4,000 athletes are expected in Tokyo for the Paralympic Games.
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