Following is a abstract of present sports activities information briefs.
Police are investigating a banner displayed by Crystal Palace followers at Selhurst Park on Saturday that spoke out towards Newcastle United’s takeover by a Saudi Arabia-led consortium. Newcastle have been bought to a bunch consisting of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), PCP Capital Partners and RB Sports activities & Media earlier this month.
Biking-Brennauer wins particular person pursuit as Italians have bikes stolen at monitor worlds
Lisa Brennauer snatched her maiden particular person world title on the monitor when she beat Franziska Brausse in a German clear sweep of the person pursuit in Roubaix on Saturday. The riders had joined forces to win the crew pursuit title in northern France earlier this week, having additionally secured the Olympic title in Tokyo.
New Zealand obtained again to profitable methods as they romped to a file 104-14 victory over the United States in Washington on Saturday in a lopsided take a look at match wherein the Eagles at the very least secured their first-ever strive towards the All Blacks. New Zealand, who had not performed within the U.S. since 2016, completely dominated of their first outing since a 10-match profitable streak was snapped by South Africa within the closing recreation of the Rugby Championship.
Motor racing-Verstappen on pole and Hamilton alongside in Texas
Pink Bull’s Components One championship chief Max Verstappen secured pole place for the U.S. Grand Prix within the dying seconds on Saturday as Mercedes title rival Lewis Hamilton needed to accept second. Verstappen leads seven occasions world champion, Hamilton, by six factors with six races remaining and the pole at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas was the ninth of the season for the Dutch 24-year-old — and eighth within the final 11 races.
NHL roundup: Oilers outcore Knights, enhance to 5-0-0
Leon Draisaitl scored twice in a three-point recreation and Zack Kassian netted a third-period game-winner to present the Edmonton Oilers a 5-3 victory over the slumping Vegas Golden Knights on Friday in Las Vegas. Zach Hyman scored twice and goaltender Mikko Koskinen made 36 saves for the Oilers, who’ve gained their first 5 video games of the season.
Disabled Brazilian skate boarders obtained collectively at Brazil’s first Paraskate Tour occasion on Saturday have been buoyed by the success of skateboarding within the Tokyo Olympics, they labored towards inclusion within the Paralympics as quickly as doable. “Paraskate will not be in Paris (in 2024), we’re working to see if we are able to make it to Los Angeles (in 2028), however my hope is that Paraskate will likely be included in Australia in 2032,” stated Eduardo Musa, president of the Brazilian Skateboarding Confederation.
Sharks look to increase excellent begin vs. Bruins
It has been eight years for the reason that San Jose Sharks opened a season with 5 consecutive victories. And, almost as lengthy since they beat the Boston Bruins. The Sharks look to proceed their undefeated begin once they go to the Bruins on Sunday.
Britain’s Jamie Chadwick gained the primary of two W Series races in Austin, Texas, on Saturday to take a 10-point lead into Sunday’s season finale of the all-female single-seater championship. Winner of the inaugural title in 2019, the 23-year-old now has solely compatriot Alice Powell standing between her and a second crown.
Athletics-World Championship bronze medallist Quinonez killed in Ecuador
Sprinter Alex Quinonez, Ecuador’s World Championship bronze medallist, has been killed in his residence metropolis of Guayanquil on Friday, the nation’s sports activities ministry stated on Saturday. Guayaquil-based newspaper El Universo stated Quinonez, who was 32, and one other particular person was fatally shot at round 9:20 p.m. on Friday within the northwest a part of town.
NBA roundup: Suns ship in-fighting Lakers to 0-2 begin
A historic night time for Chris Paul was marred by two incidents, one an altercation between Lakers teammates Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard, in the course of the visiting Phoenix Suns’ 115-105 conquer Los Angeles on Friday night time. Paul led Phoenix with 23 factors and a game-high 14 assists. When he made a free throw within the second quarter, he scored his 20,000th level, the forty seventh participant to take action, and he turned the primary in NBA historical past with 20,000 factors and 10,000 assists.
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