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Motorsport: Van der Mark closes the Superbike World Championship with fourth place
sport“>8.33 pm: Michael van der Mark just missed out on a podium place in the final race of the World Superbike Championship in Estoril, Portugal. The Rotterdammer drove to fourth place in his last race for the Yamaha factory team. He finished in fifth place in the championship.
sport“>Brit Chaz Davies won the last race of the championship in the 1000cc class on his Ducati. His fellow countryman Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) collided with the Turk Toprak Razgatlioglu (Yamaha) at the beginning of the race and fell far back. He crossed the finish line in fourteenth, but had already secured his sixth world title with his fourth place in the race on Saturday.
sport“>Van der Mark came to one victory (Barcelona) in the season shortened by the corona crisis. Next season he will play for the BMW factory team.
Tennis: Rublev is victorious in St. Petersburg
sport“>8.20 pm: The Russian Andrei Rublev is working on a particularly successful year. He won the ATP tournament in St. Petersburg on Sunday and that was his fourth tournament victory of this year. He was the best in Adelaide and Doha before the outbreak of the corona pandemic and also triumphed in Hamburg after the corona break.
sport“>The number 10 in the world was in the tournament in his homeland in the final against the Croat Borna Coric. Rublev won in two sets: 7-6 (5) 6-4. This year he can compete with Novak Djokovic, the only other tennis player who also won four tournaments this year (Australian Open, Dubai, Cincinnati and Rome). Rublev still has a chance to participate in the ATP Finals in London, where the best eight players of the year will compete against each other.
Football: Club Brugge weakened to Russia due to corona virus
sport“>5.16 pm: Club Brugge will play weak against FC Zenit for the Champions League in Russia on Tuesday. Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, defender Odilon Kossounou and attacker Michael Krmencik have passed a positive corona test. Director Vincent Mannaert has also contracted the lung virus. The foursome has gone into quarantine.
sport“>Mignolet took part in the entire match against Standard Liège on Saturday. Kossounou and Krmencik were also active in that game. Especially the loss of the strong goalkeeper Mignolet is a damper for the team of the Dutch Ruud Vormer and Noa Lang. Reserve keeper Ethan Horvath is likely to take his place in St. Petersburg.
Skiing: Noor Braathen first winner of the Men’s World Cup
sport“>2.52 pm: Norwegian skier Lucas Braathen can call himself the first winner among the men in this winter’s World Cup. He was the best in giant slalom in Sölden, Austria. Braathen was five hundredths ahead of Swiss Marco Odermatt after two motos. The Swiss Gino Caviezel finished third.
sport“>Norwegian Henrik Kristoffersen, winner of the Giant Slalom World Cup last year, came no further than fifth place in the opening race. His compatriot Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, who won the general world cup last winter, went down in the first moto.
sport“>Spectators were not welcome on the slopes in Sölden due to the corona measures.
sport“>The Italian Marta Bassino was the first winner in the women’s world cup on Saturday. Giant slalom was also on the program for the women.
Football: Vitesse misses three players due to corona
sport“>2.42 pm: Vitesse has to miss three players in the away game against ADO Den Haag due to positive corona tests, including two basic players. After Danilho Doekhi had already tested positive at the Dutch Juniors, Thomas Bruns and Million Manhoef were added.
sport“>Vitesse has already had thirteen positive cases in total. Previously, there was a corona outbreak in the coaching and medical staff, which involved eight men, including head coach Thomas Letsch.
sport“>In addition to Doekhi, Bruns and Manhoef, players Hilary Gong and Jacob Rasmussen have already passed positive tests. Rasmussen returns to the base in The Hague after his absence due to corona and the same applies to Sondre Tronstad, who has recovered from an injury. Daan Huisman and Armando Broja, who start in the base instead of the not quite fit Oussama Darfalou, make their debut in the base.
sport“>Former Vitesse player Lassana Faye is in the base at ADO Den Haag. Routines Michiel Kramer and John Goossens start on the bench.
Motorsport: Second win in a row Lowes in Moto2, Bendsneyer 21st
sport“>2.41 pm: British motorcycle racer Sam Lowes has won a race in Moto2 for the second time in a row. He was victorious in the Grand Prix of Aragón in Spain. Enea Bastianini finished second and took the lead in the championship from his fellow countryman Luca Marini, who was retired due to a crash. Bo Bendsneyder arrived 21st.
sport“>Lowes benefited from a late fall from Italian Marco Bezzecchi. He was in the lead when he crashed on his machine and gave the Briton free passage to victory. Lowes rose to second place in the World Cup standings. Marini dropped to third place.
sport“>Bendsneyder started from seventeenth place, but the Rotterdammer drove a difficult race in which he was unable to advance.
sport“>19-year-old Spaniard Jaume Masia won the race in Moto3 at Motorland Aragón. He is the hundredth driver in the World Championship road race to win on a motorcycle of the Japanese brand Honda. Spaniard Albert Arenas finished seventh, but still retained the lead in the championship of the lightest class.
Football: Forward Welbeck to Brighton & Hove
sport“>1.46 pm: Danny Welbeck continues his Premier League career with Brighton & Hove Albion. The 29-year-old attacker has come over from Watford on a transfer-free basis. The 42-time English international has signed with the club for one year, which also includes Joël Veltman and Davy Pröpper under contract.
sport“>Welbeck has also played for Manchester United and Arsenal in the past. Injuries have often thrown him back. Still, coach Graham Potter is happy with his acquisition. “He has an undisputed track record, is fast and technically very good. He will strengthen our line of attack, ”Potter said. Partly due to his injuries, Welbeck has not played an international match since 2018.
Motorsport: Dutch racing success in America
sport“>11.28 am: Renger van der Zande has won the Petit Le Mans with the Wayne Taylor Racing team. It is the second time in three years for the Dutch racing driver that he has won the ten-hour race in the American IMSA championship.
sport“>Van der Zande took full advantage of a clash in the absolute final phase between Ricky Taylor and Pipo Derani, who bounced off each other with more than ten minutes left on the clock. The incoming Van der Zande thus became the laughing third.
sport“>With his teammates Ryan Briscoe and Scott Dixon (five-time IndyCar winner), Van der Zande leads the IMSA championship. There are still two races to go. In the LMP2 class at Road Atlanta, victory went to the Starworks Motorsports team, with debuting Dutchman Job van Uitert. Nick Catsburg finished second in the GTLM class.
Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays to World Series after beating Astros
sport“>09.51 am: The Tampa Bay Rays baseball players have reached the World Series. The baseball-players won the seventh game in the final of the American League, 4-2, to decide the best-of-seven series. In the final, Tampa Bay Rays will face the winner of the game between Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers.
sport“>The Rays had previously given away a 3-0 lead. In the seventh game, the Tampa Bay baseball-players quickly took the lead with a homerun by Randy Arozarena, good for two runs. Mike Zunino immediately hit another homerun in the second at bat. Two runs by the Astros in the eighth inning couldn’t prevent the loss.
sport“>For Tampa Bay Rays it is the second time that they reach the final of the World Series. In 2008, they were defeated 4-1 by the Philadelphia Phillies in the final.
sport“>Los Angeles Dodgers have enforced a seventh game in the National League. The Los Angeles baseball-players won 3-1 against the Atlanta Braves, making it 3-3 in the best-of-seven series.
sport“>The Dodgers were 3-0 in the first inning with homeruns by Corey Seager and Justin Turner and a score by Max Muncy. Kenley Jansen pitched the game in the ninth inning for the Dodgers.
sport“>The decision-making game will follow in the night from Sunday to Monday. The winner starts the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday in Arlington, Texas.