Summary of sports news: Golf-Europe is not out of action for the Ryder Cup, says Lowry; Cycling-Italy’s Balsamo beats Vos to claim road racing world title and more
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Golf-Europe not out of action for Ryder Cup, says Lowry
Europe will need to make a historic comeback in the final session on Sunday to retain the Ryder Cup, but Shane Lowry has insisted he won’t give up. Lowry kept European title hopes alive by winning a vital point on Saturday alongside Tyrrell Hatton on four balls, taking a 1 win over Tony Finau and Harris English on the last shot from the last hole with a nervous 10-footer.
Cycling-Italy’s Balsamo beats Vos to win world road racing title
Elisa Balsamo’s daring sprint earned the Italian the women’s road race title at the cycling world championships ahead of triple gold medalist Marianne Vos on Saturday. Balsamo, 32, benefited from the selfless work of veteran Elisa Longo Borghini down the home stretch and started her effort away from the line to contain Dutchwoman Vos, who won the title in 2006, 2012 and 2013.
Soccer-Guedes doubles against former club gives Corinthians derby victory
Roger Guedes scored twice against his former club as the Corinthians beat Palmeiras 2-1 in a tense Sao Paulo derby in the Brazilian Serie A on Saturday. Guedes stole the first goal after 20 minutes, but Gabriel Menino equalized on the stroke of half-time when his low shot hit Guedes in a crowded penalty area and Corinthians goalkeeper Cassio defeated.
Boxing-Usyk outshines Joshua to win world heavyweight titles
Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk dethroned world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua in his own backyard with a stunning display to earn a unanimous points decision in front of a sold-out crowd at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday. The 34-year-old former undisputed world cruiserweight champion staged a master class to silence the vast majority of the 67,000 fans who gathered in the huge arena.
U.S. golfers start Ryder Cup celebrations early
The United States needs a few more points to win the Ryder Cup, but Justin Thomas and Daniel Berger started the party a bit early on Saturday, drinking beers on the first tee while their teammate was in Whistling Strait and fought against the Europeans in four balls. US captain Steve Stricker downplayed the incident as a “Wisconsin tradition,” but with a video of two golfers drinking beers and slamming cans through the grass to the chants of “USA, USA” going viral, he knew it was going viral. was something he was going to get asked about.
Soccer-Reality test for Chelsea and Liverpool in the lead after the thriller in Brentford
Chelsea tasted defeat for the first time this season as Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City claimed a 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge on a day when Manchester United were beaten by Aston Villa and Liverpool were held by Brentford. City ended a poor run against Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea thanks to a goal from Gabriel Jesus early in the second half.
MLB roundup: Cardinals tie team with 14th consecutive win
Tyler O’Neill and Lars Nootbaar each scored three points to lead the visit to St. Louis ahead of the Chicago Cubs 12-4 on Friday, completing a double sweep and giving the Cardinals their 14th consecutive victory. St. Louis tied the longest winning streak in franchise history, a mark established in 1935. Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty struck out just one batter and allowed two runs in his comeback. shoulder pain. Dakota Hudson (1-0) took the win, throwing 3 2/3 innings of two-run relief.
Giants send Anthony DeSclafani to the mound against the Rockies
A team in a pennant race must rely on players to be successful in big times. When it comes to playing for Colorado, the San Francisco Giants can’t ask for more than Anthony DeSclafani has done this season.
Golf-DeChambeau to face Garcia in singles on Sunday as USA draw closer to Ryder Cup victory
American Bryson DeChambeau will face Spaniard Sergio Garcia in singles on Sunday, while Olympic champion Xander Sc Chaudele will face quadruple major winner Rory McIlroy as the United States only need 3-1 / 2 points on the final day to win the Ryder Cup. The United States will enter the final session with an 11-5 lead over defending champions Europe after delivering another day of dominance in the windswept Whistling Strait on Saturday.
Tennis-Tsitsipas sizzles as Team Europe draws closer to Laver Cup triumph
Stefanos Tsitsipas won his singles match before returning to the pitch with Andrey Rublev to triumph in doubles as Team Europe swept away all matches on Saturday and are one win away against Team World to maintain their iron grip on the Laver Cup. The European team have won all three editions of the Laver Cup so far and we are set to win a fourth after the team led by Bjorn Borg led 11-1 at the end of matchday two at the TD Garden in Boston.
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