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Sport US Open champ Bianca Andreescu says she will not defend title
Author: 0 US Open champ Bianca Andreescu says she will not defend title

I have taken this step mainly to focus on improving my form in games and to make sure that I will return prepared to play.at the highest level. "She'll come back", Williams said after hearing of Andreescu's withdrawal. Bianca Andreescu has stunned the tennis world, announcing she won't defend her US Open title . He will also play the Cincinnati Masters, which will be played in the preceding week under the same behind-closed-doors conditions at the NY venue in Flushing Meadows.

Sport Super Rugby Aotearoa finale in doubt after New Zealand's COVID transmission
Author: 0 Super Rugby Aotearoa finale in doubt after New Zealand's COVID transmission

New Zealand announced on Tuesday that it was shutting down Auckland after four new cases of COVID-19 were discovered, following which the Blues had said Sunday's game could take place only if restrictions were eased. It brings a sobering close to New Zealand's Super Rugby Aotearoa , a domestic stand-in for the cancelled global Super Rugby competition, which had been a rare instance of sport played in front of full houses during the pandemic.

Sport Lewis Hamilton eyes pole in sunny Barcelona
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton eyes pole in sunny Barcelona

He added: "I felt happy in the vehicle and I just hope that I can apply a little bit of pressure". Red Bull's Max Verstappen was third, ahead of the Racing Points of Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll. The incident is under investigation by the stewards. "The guys did a great job to get the vehicle ready", Ocon said. Williams was the first to flinch by sending out both its drivers.

Sport Lucas Ocampos scores victor for Sevilla vs. Wolves in Europa League
Author: 0 Lucas Ocampos scores victor for Sevilla vs. Wolves in Europa League

Since their promotion to the Premier League for the start of the 2018/19 season, Wolves have been in the upper reachers of the division. Nuno, however, is now keen to bolster his ranks as Wolves look to build on their progress this season, insisting he is keen to add depth to his squad after the frustration of their late defeat in Germany.

Sport Gamers kneeling for anthem met with boos right before MLS activity
Author: 0 Gamers kneeling for anthem met with boos right before MLS activity

The game was the first major sports league match in the United States to be held with fans since the coronavirus pandemic shut down play in March, according to CNN. Cannon added that he anticipated the pushback even though his team told both Nashville and the league that the players were planning to take a knee on Wedndesday.

Sport Mike Tyson's return to the ring delayed until November
Author: 0 Mike Tyson's return to the ring delayed until November

Tyson is ready to step into the ring and said in a statement that has a fearful expectation unless Jones Jr . can last past two rounds. A meeting was held between both sides recently, and Jones approved of the switch. The event is to take place at Dignity Health Sports Park in California and the California State Athletic Commission is sanctioning the bout. 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr (66-9, 47 KOs) last fought in February 2018.

Sport College football is predictably a sad mess
Author: 0 College football is predictably a sad mess

Kevin Warren, the Big Ten Commissioner, said Tuesday the mental and physical health and welfare of student-athletes has been at the center of every decision the conference has made regarding the ability to move forward. The SEC , ACC , and Big-12 are still moving forward but by now we all have to wonder when we're going to see a tweet saying those conferences are going to be holding a press conference to make their own official announcements.

Sport Big Ten presidents vote to cancel 2020 season
Author: 0 Big Ten presidents vote to cancel 2020 season

Could the Big Ten be following in its footsteps? © APWF FILE - In this October 26, 2019, file photo Massachusetts players enter the field for an NCAA college football game against CT, in Amherst, Mass. Had the NCAA been more proactive in adopting the so-called "Olympics model" - meaning college players would have been able to accept compensation for doing commercials, signing autographs, making personal appearances etc.

Sport Nuno proud of 'special' Wolves team ahead of Europa League quarter-final
Author: 0 Nuno proud of 'special' Wolves team ahead of Europa League quarter-final

That is one of the most precious things that you can have in football, to have an identity. Trying to create a team, recruiting players, some take time , some not, but this is what it's all about. "But it is a competition which will ask the same kind of questions that we have been asked all season - to play to the maximum of our abilities". Opponents Sevilla are one of Europe's in-form teams with the Spanish outfit now unbeaten in their last 18 games in all competitions.

Sport Tottenham sign Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg as Kyle Walker-Peters joins Southampton
Author: 0 Tottenham sign Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg as Kyle Walker-Peters joins Southampton

Everton were also in the hunt to sign Hojbjerg, but his desire to work with Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is believed to have helped seal his signature. Walker-Peters, meanwhile, moves to Saints after coming up through Tottenham's academy and making 24 first team appearances. At the same time the clubs confirmed that Kyle Walker-Peters had moved permanently to St Mary's after spending the last half of the season on loan from Spurs.

Sport Pac-12 follows Big Ten, looks to postpone fall sports until spring
Author: 0 Pac-12 follows Big Ten, looks to postpone fall sports until spring

In addition to football, the decision postpones fall sports such as cross-country, field hockey, soccer and women's volleyball. Alabama coach Nick Saban agreed, telling ESPN on Monday that players would be safer living under the structure of his football program - if the season remains intact.

Sport Murray to play NYC US Open warm-upPhnom Penh Post
Author: 0 Murray to play NYC US Open warm-upPhnom Penh Post

Andy Murray will line up at the US Open for his first official event since November. Now ranked 129 after a long injury layoff, the the 33-year-old's maiden major title came at the 2012 US Open after a frustrating wait before he added two Wimbledon titles in 2013 and 2016.

Sport Messi unstoppable as Barca beats Napoli to reach CL last 8
Author: 0 Messi unstoppable as Barca beats Napoli to reach CL last 8

Messi seemed confident that the ball had only come into contact with his chest, only for Cakir to determine otherwise after a lengthy VAR review. Victory against Napoli eases the pressure but a disjointed second half will not inspire confidence, even with Messi seemingly rejuvenated after three weeks rest.

Sport Liverpool Closing In On First Signing As Premier League Champions
Author: 0 Liverpool Closing In On First Signing As Premier League Champions

Liverpool and Leicester have both enquired about the availability of Olympiakos left-back Kostas Tsimikas, according to the Mail . And throughout 2019/20, Tsimikas was able to garner 46 appearances for Olympiacos, providing seven assists along the way and gaining a plethora of European experience in both the Champions League and Europa League .

Sport Warren Denounces Trump's Executive Orders as
Author: 0 Warren Denounces Trump's Executive Orders as "Cruel Joke" on American People

Trump's move directs the treasury secretary to defer payroll taxes for workers "most in need". The Democratic chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Richard E. "Right now the focus, the priority, has to be on. meeting the needs of the American people". Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), meanwhile, told " Meet the Press " on Sunday that Democrats in the Senate are "ready to meet the White House and the Republicans halfway".

Sport Dustin Johnson in pole position to win overdue second major
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson in pole position to win overdue second major

Birdies on three straight holes on the back nine gave him a share of the lead prior to a bogey at 18 for a 65. Confident as ever, Koepka stole a glance at the leading contenders and quickly measured what he has that they don't, specifically four majors.

Sport Juventus appoint Pirlo as new manager
Author: 0 Juventus appoint Pirlo as new manager

Despite winning the Italian title, Sarri paid the price for the round-of-16 elimination by Lyon on Friday (Saturday NZ time). Pirlo has no coaching experience and was only presented this week as the manager of the Juventus Under-23 squad, which plays in Serie C - the Italian third division.

Sport F1 70th Anniversary GP qualifying results, full grid lineup
Author: 0 F1 70th Anniversary GP qualifying results, full grid lineup

Max Verstappen was fourth for Red Bull ahead of the Racing Point pairing of Lance Stroll and Nico Hulkenberg , the Canadian edging ahead of the stand-in German driver, who was replacing coronavirus victim Sergio Perez . Set-up wise we made good steps from last weekend - that's why I think the qualifying performance was better than last weekend - so really pleased with that.

Sport No Big Sky Conference sports in the fall
Author: 0 No Big Sky Conference sports in the fall

But with the SEC and notably the Big Ten deciding to play only within their conference, the only MAC games left on the schedule against the Power Five were Buffalo at Kansas State, Ball State at Iowa State, Miami at Pitt, Ohio at Boston College and Western Michigan at Notre Dame.