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Skiing: Gut beats Shiffrin at World Championships in giant slalom
2:38 pm Swiss ski star Lara Gut-Behrami has won her second world title at the World Championships in Cortina d’Ampezzo. 29-year-old Gut was the best in giant slalom. After two runs, she was two hundredths of a second ahead of the American Mikaela Shiffrin.
The Swiss was also the best in the super-G last week in the Italian Dolomites. Gut was 0.08 seconds behind Shiffrin after the first moto. The American went down last in the second run and lost her small margin. At 0.02 seconds, the Olympic champion had to settle for the silver.
Hockey: Hockey Association keeps hope for the public at the European Championship in Amsterdam
1:19 pm The organization of the European Championship hockey in Amsterdam has not yet given up hope of being able to welcome an audience this summer. Various scenarios have been set up for a tournament with an audience, an event with few spectators or even without an audience.
“The health of the participants and officials comes first for us, directly followed by our ambition to involve hockey fans as much as possible in the tournament. In whatever way, ”said Erik Gerritsen, the general director of the hockey association. “We think we can also turn it into a hockey party under corona conditions.”
It is also not possible to say now which other measures will affect the organization of the tournament in the summer, according to the union. The KNHB is currently discussing the possibilities together with the European hockey federation, sports umbrella NOC * NSF and various government bodies.
The European Championship is from 4 to 13 June in the Wagener stadium.
Athletics: Kipchoge will run Hamburg Marathon in April
12.17 pm: Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge will be at the start of the Hamburg marathon on Sunday 11 April. The 36-year-old Kenyan has the world record for this event with 2.01.39. For Kipchoge, the marathon in the German city is the final test before the Olympic Games in Japan next summer.
The Kenyan was unbeatable for many years in the classic 26.2km running race, but was defeated in London last October. The world record holder finished eighth in the rainy and cold English capital in 2.06.49, more than a minute behind the Ethiopian winner Shura Kitata.
Tennis: English federation largely allows grass season to continue
11.41 am: Most of the preparation tournaments leading up to Wimbledon are going on as planned. The English tennis association LTA has made a number of minor changes. The association outlines different scenarios and remains “cautiously optimistic” that the tournaments may be attended by supporters.
The grass season starts on June 5 with the WTA tournament in Nottingham. A week later, the Birmingham WTA tournament and the Queen’s ATP tournament are scheduled. In the last week before Wimbledon, the Eastbourne combined WTA / ATP tournament is scheduled.
Cycling: Jumbo-Visma transfers Olav Kooij (19) to WorldTour team
11.37 am: Jumbo-Visma has transferred Olav Kooij early from the training team to the WorldTour team. The only 19-year-old Kooij was good for six victories last season. Kooij would actually promote within the team during the season, but within all parts of Jumbo-Visma people agreed that it is good to speed up the process by a few months.
“Unfortunately, more and more races are dropping out of the program of our training team and at the same time more space is created in the professional program due to the cancellation of riders. This creates a situation for Olav in which a transfer makes the best contribution to his training and development ”, says sports director Merijn Zeeman. He recently saw Tom Dumoulin drop out. He decided to stop cycling indefinitely.
Football: Week after winning goal in World Cup final, Pavard tests positive
10.16 am: Benjamin Pavard of Bayern Munich has tested positive for the corona virus. 24-year-old Pavard is in isolation at home. According to Bayern, the French international is doing well under the circumstances.
Pavard scored the only goal in the World Cup final for clubs in Qatar against the Mexican team Tigres last week. He stayed on the bench on Monday in the league match (3-3) against Arminia Bielefeld.
Thomas Müller missed the final against Tigres due to a positive test. Javi Martinez and Leon Goretzka had to skip the tournament in Qatar because they had passed a positive corona test in the run-up to it. The two midfielders have now resumed training in Munich. Bayern, the leader in the Bundesliga, will play against Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
Basketball: Warriors thanks to catch-up race past Heat
10.14 am: Golden State Warriors has won in overtime in the NBA after a strong catch-up race against Miami Heat. Thanks to a number of three-pointers from Stephen Curry in extra time, it became 120-112. Halfway through, the Warriors were down 61-46. With more than six minutes to play, Heat led 99-85.
With an extra minute and a half on the clock, the Warriors had not yet been in charge. Thanks to a score by Kent Bazemore, the home team took the lead for the first time, with 109-107.
Curry did not reach his desired level in regular time. His shot percentage hasn’t been that low for the past three weeks. In the overtime he still showed his class. Curry scored 25 points, seven rebounds and eleven assists. Bazemore took one more point on his account. Draymond Green was missing from the Warriors due to an ankle injury.
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