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Football: Young AZ and Young PSV too strong for FC Den Bosch and FC Dordrecht
11.23 pm: Young AZ has won against FC Den Bosch in the Kitchen Champion Division. In Brabant it became 1-2. At the bottom of the ranking, AZ therefore took a little more distance from Den Bosch, which is last together with FC Dordrecht. Dordrecht lost at home to Jong PSV 2-3.
Halfway through it was 1-1 in Den Bosch. Paco van Moorsel gave the home team the lead early on with a nice volley. After more than half an hour, the Norwegian Hakon Evjen equalized. After just over an hour, Jelle Duin put the Alkmaarders ahead.
Young PSV took the lead against FC Dordrecht just before half-time, because Julius Bliek passed his own goalkeeper. Immediately after the restart, Dordrecht came 1-1 through Gianni Dos Santos.
The Norwegian Mathias Kjølø and Nigel Thomas then walked out again. Kevin Jansen then scored for the home team.
Football: Napoli attacker again tests positive for corona
22.27 pm: The Nigerian attacker Victor Osimhen of Napoli has again tested positive for the corona virus. He has been in quarantine at home since January 1, after a first positive test
Napoli took over Osimhen for 60 million euros from Lille last summer. He scored twice in eight games and has been sidelined with a shoulder injury since November. The 22-year-old Osimhen has not come into contact with his fellow players, according to Napoli.
Osimhen returned from Nigeria at the end of December, where he is said to have appeared at a party.
Football: Young AZ wins at FC Den Bosch
21.59 pm: Young AZ has won against FC Den Bosch in the Kitchen Champion Division. In Brabant it became 1-2. At the bottom of the ranking, AZ therefore took a little more distance from Den Bosch, the latter.
Halfway through it was 1-1. Paco van Moorsel gave the home team the lead early on with a nice volley. After more than half an hour, the Norwegian Hakon Evjen equalized. After just over an hour, Jelle Duin put the Alkmaarders ahead.
Motorsport: Formula 1 agreement with Circuit de Catalunya
9.13 pm: Formula 1 is again putting the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya on the calendar this year. The intention is that Max Verstappen and his competitors will compete for victory near Barcelona on 9 May. The Limburger won the race in 2016.
Both parties have agreed a one-year contract. “But we want to stay together longer,” says Catalan politician Ramon Tremosa. “Formula 1 is not an expense, but an investment.”
Basketball: NBA again postpones two games due to corona
8.20 pm: The league leadership in the NBA has again had to postpone two duels. The game between New Orleans Pelicans and Dallas Mavericks is canceled on Monday. Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls will also not play against each other on Tuesday.
According to the NBA, the duels have been postponed for health reasons and safety protocols. American media know that the corona virus is the cause. Last Sunday, the game between Boston Celtics and Miami Heat was canceled because the visitors were unable to mobilize enough players.
Since the start of the new NBA season on December 22, four games have now been postponed. On December 23, Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder didn’t play against each other as the Rockets ran out of players due to a wave of contamination.
For the time being, the NBA sees no reason to temporarily interrupt the competition. The previous season was played out on a closed site of Walt Disney in Florida.
British rowing legend: Olympic Games are not allowed to take place
8:19 PM: The Tokyo Olympics must be postponed again due to the corona pandemic. That is the opinion of British rowing legend Matthew Pinsent, who won gold four times at the event. “It would be ridiculous to fly thousands of people from all over the world to Japan right now.”
“The International Olympic Committee must show leadership and intervene,” said Pinsent (50). He suggests that the Games in 2024 take place in Tokyo, instead of Paris. The French capital would postpone to 2028. Pinsent calls it “unethical” to give athletes and officials priority for vaccinations because of a sports competition.
The IOC and the Japanese organization are still convinced that the Olympic Games of 2021 will continue. Pinsent also pointed out that the Japanese people no longer feel like it at all.
Football: Slightly less corona in England’s Premier League
6.44 pm: In the past week, 36 Premier League players have tested positive for the corona virus. This has been reported by the umbrella organization of the highest English football class. It is a slight decrease from a week earlier, when 40 players contracted the virus. That was a record.
Players and staff from all 20 clubs underwent two tests in the past week. Five games have been canceled so far, due to a major outbreak at a club. Aston Villa is currently being hit the hardest, the club even played with a youth team in the FA Cup against champions Liverpool last week.
Although the whole of England is in a heavy lockdown, there are no plans to shut down the Premier League for a few weeks.
Football: Neymar resumes training at PSG
6.41 pm: Neymar resumed training at Paris Saint-Germain on Monday. The Brazilian has recovered from an ankle injury that he sustained during a duel with Olympique Lyon last month.
Neymar may already be available on Wednesday during a cup match against Olympique Marseille. Paris Saint-Germain will play a league game against Anger on Saturday. The champion from Paris is second in the ranking, 1 point behind Olympique Lyon.
Cycling: Argentinian cycling round is canceled due to corona
6.08 pm: The Vuelta a San Juan is canceled this year. The organization of the Argentinian cycling round announced this on Monday. The stage race would be held from 24 to 31 January, but due to the corona crisis, the next edition of the race has been moved to 2022.
Belgian Remco Evenepoel was the strongest in the Vuelta a San Juan last year.
Skiing: Ski World Cup in Swiss Wengen canceled due to corona
4.38 pm: The ski races, counting for the World Cup, next weekend in Wengen, Switzerland, are canceled. The regional authorities have canceled the event due to the many corona infections in Bern and the surrounding area.
The matches are very popular and often take place in a carnival setting. Thousands of Swiss came to Wengen in previous years to view the dreaded Lauberhorn descent.
Football: Juventus without Dybala for a few weeks
4.21 pm: Juventus has to do without Paulo Dybala for two to three weeks. The Argentinian attacker was injured on Sunday during the won competition match against Sassuolo (3-1). Dybala had to be replaced shortly before the break at a score of 0-0.
The number 10 of Juventus has suffered minor damage to the tires of his left knee. The Italian champion’s medical staff estimate the recovery time to be two to three weeks.
Trainer Andrea Pirlo also saw Weston McKennie and Federico Chiesa fall out injured. The damage is not too bad for them. The medical staff are checking from day to day when McKennie and Chiesa can play football again. Defender Matthijs de Ligt was missing against Sassuolo because he has become infected with the corona virus.
Juventus, who have climbed to fourth place in Serie A by three victories in a row, 7 points behind league-leader AC Milan, will play against Genoa for the Italian Cup on Wednesday.
Football: Heracles misses defender Rente against FC Emmen
4:19 PM: Trainer Frank Wormuth of Heracles Almelo demands a victory from his players against FC Emmen on Tuesday. “Emmen home is a” must win “match,” said the German trainer. “We take a big step with a profit. We are going to do everything about it. ”
Wormuth cannot rely on his fellow countryman Marco Rente. The German defender was injured on Saturday during the lost home game against Vitesse (0-2). Navajo Bakboord and Teun Bijleveld are also missing from Heracles, which is in thirteenth place with 15 points from fifteen games. Emmen is still waiting for the first win of the season. The team of trainer Dick Lukkien is at the bottom with 5 points.
Midfielder Jari Vlak, who has come over from FC Volendam, can make his debut against Heracles. Lukkien has to do without Collin Seedorf, Lentini Caciano and Luciano Carty. “We have to win a match as soon as possible,” says Lukkien. “That’s the only medicine to get out of here. We shouldn’t talk each other down. It is very easy to get stuck in negativity, but that doesn’t help you. You have to keep going. ”
Football: FC Utrecht without Elia to Arnhem
4:08 pm: FC Utrecht will go to Arnhem without Eljero Elia on Tuesday for the duel with Vitesse. The attacker fell against FC Groningen (2-2) on Saturday with a hamstring injury. “Eljero is for examination to the hospital, it has to be shown how long he is not available for us,” said trainer René Hake.
FC Utrecht already faced a 2-0 deficit against Groningen after 21 minutes. Deep in injury time, Gyrano Kerk prevented a defeat for Hake’s team. It did mean the ninth draw in fifteen games.
“We go for the win every game. That this results in a draw nine times, that is too much ”, says Hake, whose team already has 14 points less than Vitesse, which follows the traditional top 3 in the Eredivisie closely. “But I think there are certainly opportunities for us. Certain players at Vitesse do a little less if they don’t have the ball. We have to ensure that we can create surplus in those zones, ”said Hake, who is careful with Willem Janssen and Mimoun Mahi who have just returned to fitness. “We play a lot of matches in a short time. We have to ‘manage’ the number of playing minutes well, so that everyone can play fit, fresh and full of energy. “
The injured Norwegian midfielder Sondre Tronstad is missing at Vitesse.
Motorsport: McLaren signs option to participate in Formula E.
2:28 pm: McLaren Racing has signed an agreement with Formula E. With this they have taken an option to participate in the Formula E World Championship in 2022/2023.
From 2022, Formula E’s will go Gen3 started, the new rules that go into that ninth season of Formula E. Formula E cars will become more powerful and lighter with faster loading times.
Football: Fulham and Spurs catch up on Wednesday
2:23 pm: The game postponed due to the corona virus between Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham will be played on Wednesday. Both teams from London were scheduled to meet on December 30, but the Premier League game fell through as several players and Fulham staff were found to be infected with the corona virus. The away match of Fulham against Burnley, scheduled for January 3, was also canceled for that reason.
Tottenham was supposed to visit Aston Villa on Wednesday, but that club from Birmingham is now dealing with many corona cases. That is why that game was postponed and Tottenham can take on the fellow townsman.
Fulham came into action again on Saturday in a game with Queens Park Rangers for the FA Cup. With the Dutchmen Kenny Tete and Terence Kongolo, it won 2-0 after extra time. Fulham is just below the relegation line, but has played two games less than most other teams in the Premier League. Tottenham Hotspur is 1 point behind leader Liverpool with a win.
Football: Half selection Celtic in isolation by one infected player
14.04 hrs: Celtic will face Hibernian in the Scottish Premier League on Monday evening with a weakened team. Thirteen A-squad players, as well as coach Neil Lennon and his assistant John Kennedy, have gone into isolation for being too close to Christopher Jullien. The French defender has tested positive for the corona virus.
Celtic says on the website that it is very disappointed with the setback, all the more so since the club claims to have always meticulously adhered to the strict corona protocols. “The club has not had a single positive test so far, until Monday.” The club fears the contamination spilled over to Jullien last week, when Celtic returned from a training camp in Dubai.
The club from Glasgow has assured the Scottish association to play against Hibernian on Monday evening. Celtic is number 2 in the league with 43 points from nineteen matches. Rangers is the leader with no less than 22 points more, but the city rival has played four more games.
Basketball: Donar still has American Watts in
10:08 am Basketball club Donar has still secured the services of the American Justin Watts. The 30-year-old shooting guard / small forward was supposed to come to Groningen in August, but the necessary papers were not in order on time.
The 1.96 meter Watts has been described as “a player who has both a good shot at home and the athletic ability to drive and play an important role in defense.” Last season, he played for MKS Dabrowa Gornica in Poland.
“We have chosen to strengthen the selection because of the tough schedule and the fact that Donar currently only has nine fit players,” said chairman Jannes Stokroos. “Financially, this is possible: less money has been spent on players than reserved, we have been thrifty and we always take into account that we have to switch because of injuries.”
Watts previously played in the 2016-2017 season in Den Bosch with New Heroes.
Basketball: Warriors in spite of “offday” Curry narrowly passes Raptors in NBA
7:30 am The basketball players of Golden State Warriors have narrowly beat Toronto Raptors in the American NBA, despite an “offday” by their top scorer Stephen Curry. Damion Lee, not exactly a recognized marksman, took home the victory with two striking free throws in the last seconds of the game.
Curry was not having his day. The man who recently set a club record with 62 points in one game, had failed throws. He only scored 11 points. The Warriors’ top scorer was Andrew Wiggins with 17 points.
Pascal Siakam led the scoring list at the Raptors with 25 points. His desperate shot in the last second could have won the Canadian team, but the ball did not enter the basket. The Raptors already suffered their seventh loss of the season.