US Open: Daniil Medvedev ends Novak Djokovic’s hopes of calendar Grand Slam and 21st major | Tennis News

Raz Mirza Interviews, Comment & Analysis @RazMirza Daniil Medvedev ends Novak Djokovic’s dreams of tennis immortality with a calendar Grand Slam and 21st major as he sweeps to victory to join fellow Russians Marat Safin and Yevgeny Kafelnikov as a major winner; he also becomes the ninth different winner of the US Open in the last 14 years Last Updated: 13/09/21 12:55am Daniil Medvedev ended Novak Djokovic’s bid for the first calendar-year Grand Slam in men’s tennis since 1969 Novak Djokovic’s hopes of a calendar Grand Slam and 21st major…

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US Open: Novak Djokovic loses to Daniil Medvedev in New York

Daniil Medvedev is only the second first-time men’s Grand Slam champion since 2014, following Dominic Thiem’s win in New York last year Russia’s Daniil Medvedev won his first Grand Slam title by shattering Novak Djokovic’s hopes of completing a calendar sweep of the majors in a one-sided US Open final. Second seed Medvedev, 25, lost his two previous Grand Slam finals but was composed throughout a 6-4 6-4 6-4 win. World number one Djokovic had already won the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon titles this year. The 34-year-old Serb…

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Leeds chairman Andrea Radrizzani wants European football within ‘two or three years’ at expanded Elland Road | Football News

Leeds chairman Andrea Radrizzani is hoping to bring European football to an expanded Elland Road inside three years. Radrizzani’s club are now in their second season back in the Premier League after finally ending a 16-year absence from the top flight by winning promotion from the Championship in 2020. Leeds impressed by securing a ninth-placed finish last term and, with plans also afoot to increase the stadium’s 37,890 capacity, Radrizzani is now aiming higher. “Our goal is to maintain (our place) in the league and, if we maintain the league,…

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Prince Charles’ charity faces fresh investigation after reported donations from Russian banker

The Sunday Times reported that Prince Charles wrote a thank-you letter to Dmitry Leus and offered to meet him in person after receiving a large donation for The Prince’s Foundation in May 2020. In the letter, Charles reportedly wrote that he was “incredibly grateful” for Leus’ “immense generosity” and that the donation had given him “great comfort,” the Sunday Times reported. The newspaper said Leus had been found guilty in Russia of money-laundering but his conviction was later overturned. Leus, who is reportedly seeking British citizenship, made his donations after…

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United return has city buzzing, says Gary Neville | Football News

Gary Neville discusses Cristiano Ronaldo instant impact at Manchester United, has likened Thiago’s performance for Liverpool at Leeds as ‘Paul Scholes-like’ and predicted Chelsea will be hard to stop this season. Speaking on the Gary Neville Podcast following Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Leeds, the Sky Sports pundit also had his say on why this season’s Premier League season could be the greatest in terms of quality and his early thoughts on the title race. Download the Gary Neville Podcast on: Spotify | Apple | Castbox | Spreaker Neville on…Cristiano Ronaldo…

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Iran to allow IAEA to service nuclear monitoring equipment

The agreement comes ahead of a key IAEA meeting on Monday — and has been touted as a sign that the relationship between Iran and the IAEA is moving forward following its breakdown in the past few years. “The parties recalled and reaffirmed the spirit of cooperation and mutual trust and its continuation and emphasized on the necessity of addressing the relevant issues in a constructive atmosphere and exclusively in a technical manner,” said the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami and IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi…

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Harvey Elliott: Liverpool winger suffers serious ankle injury against Leeds | Football News

Harvey Elliott has been discharged from hospital and will undergo surgery in the coming days after suffering a dislocated ankle in Liverpool’s 3-0 win against Leeds on Sunday. The 18-year-old appeared in severe pain after going down under a challenge from Leeds’ Pascal Struijk who was sent off in the 60th minute following a VAR review into the incident. Play was halted for several minutes as Elliott received treatment from Liverpool’s medical staff. The youngster, making his fourth Premier League appearance of the campaign, was taken off on a stretcher…

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Premier League hits and misses: Leeds must find new approach against big teams | Football News

Do Leeds make it too easy for the big teams? Image: Pascal Struijk was dismissed as Leeds slipped to defeat vs Liverpool There was much anticipation for Liverpool’s visit to Elland Road on Sunday and a lightning-fast start to a high-octane clash worthy of regular renewals in the Premier League, but yet again Leeds ended up on the end of a heavy defeat against one of the division’s top sides. Here, they created very little after Rodrigo’s shot straight at Alisson in the opening five minutes, and there is a…

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Ryder Cup 2021: Who will be part of Padraig Harrington’s Team Europe at Whistling Straits? | Golf News

Ian Poulter celebrates during the 2018 Ryder Cup Team Europe captain Padraig Harrington has confirmed his 12-man line-up for the Ryder Cup after some late drama at the BMW PGA Championship. The 43rd edition of the event will take place at Whistling Straits from September 24-26, live on Sky Sports, as Europe look to retain the trophy they won against the United States at Le Golf National in 2018. The European team contains nine automatic qualifiers and three captain’s picks which were announced by Harrington following the BMW PGA Championship.…

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Harvey Elliott: Liverpool winger suffers serious leg injury against Leeds | Football News

Harvey Elliott was stretchered off after suffering a suspected broken leg in Liverpool’s Premier League clash against Leeds United at Elland Road. The 18-year-old appeared in severe pain after going down under a challenge from Leeds’ Pascal Struijk who was sent off in the 60th minute following a VAR review into the incident. Play was halted for several minutes as Elliott received treatment from Liverpool’s medical staff. The youngster, making his fourth Premier League appearance of the campaign, was replaced by Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson. Struijk had come on as…

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BMW PGA Championship: Billy Horschel cards bogey-free 65 to claim one-shot win at Wentworth | Golf News

Horschel becomes the first American winner of the BMW PGA Championship since Arnold Palmer in 1975; Bernd Wiesberger, Matt Fitzpatrick and Lee Westwood secure their qualification for Europe’s Ryder Cup team. By Ali Stafford at Wentworth Last Updated: 12/09/21 5:25pm Billy Horschel claimed a one-shot victory at Wentworth Billy Horschel secured his maiden Rolex Series title after snatching a one-shot victory in a thrilling final round at the BMW PGA Championship. The American made a tap-in birdie at the par-five last to close a bogey-free 65 at Wentworth and finish…

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Italian GP: Lewis Hamilton & Max Verstappen collide as Daniel Ricciardo wins for McLaren

Verstappen and Hamilton also crashed at the British Grand Prix in July McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo won the Italian Grand Prix after a frightening crash between title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen. Red Bull’s Verstappen flipped up beside Hamilton as the pair battled for position, the rear of Verstappen’s car landing on Hamilton’s Mercedes, the halo head protection device possibly saving the seven-time champion from injury. Both retired, beached in the gravel, meaning Verstappen remains five points ahead of Hamilton in the title race. Ricciardo’s British team-mate Lando Norris was…

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Native Trail demolishes National Stakes field, beating Point Lonsdale | Racing News

Native Trail rocketed to 2000 Guineas favouritism as he maintained his unbeaten record with a brilliant victory in the Goffs Vincent O’Brien National Stakes, giving trainer Charlie Appleby a third win in the Curragh showpiece. Previously successful in the Group One contest with Quorto (2019) and the brilliant Pinatubo (2020), the Moulton Paddocks handler – on the mark 24 hours earlier with Hurricane Lane in the St Leger at Doncaster – sent another high-class juvenile across the Irish Sea in search of top-level honours. A son of Oasis Dream, the…

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Italian GP: Daniel Ricciardo wins in McLaren one-two as Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen crash out

Verstappen and Hamilton crash out together after tangle battling over position at Monza’s chicane; McLaren win for the first time since 2012 with Daniel Ricciardo, who led after overtaking Verstappen at the start, finishing ahead of team-mate Lando Norris; Live reaction on Sky Sports F1 Last Updated: 12/09/21 3:39pm Watch the collision as title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen crashed out of the Italian GP Watch the collision as title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen crashed out of the Italian GP Daniel Ricciardo ended McLaren’s nine-year victory drought…

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US Open: Emma Raducanu – the key facts about Britain’s Grand Slam winner

Emma Raducanu is the first British woman to win a Grand Slam final in 44 years Teenage prodigy Emma Raducanu won her maiden Grand Slam title fewer than three months on from her wildcard entry to Wimbledon as the world number 338. The 18-year-old became the first British woman to win a major since Virginia Wade in 1977 when she defeated Canadian 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez in the first all-teen US Open final since 1999. Here are a few things you may not know about Britain’s rising star. She’s a bit…

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