Summary of sports news: Golf-Europe is not out of action for the Ryder Cup, says Lowry; Boxing-Usyk outclasses Joshua to win world heavyweight titles 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 up European title hopes by scoring 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.

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.

Golf-‘Miracle at Medinah’ will be in Europe’s mind, says Captain Harrington

Memories of the ‘Miracle in Medinah’ will push Europe to fight the dominant USA on the final day of the Ryder Cup, captain Padraig Harrington said as his team face an uphill battle to hold onto the lead. trophy. The United States enter Sunday’s 12 singles matches with an 11-5 lead, needing just 3-1 / 2 points in the final session to regain the title Europe took from them. Paris in 2018.

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.

Mixed Martial Arts-Volkanovsky, Shevchenko retains UFC 266 titles

Australian champion Alexander Volkanovski picked up a unanimous decision victory over Brian Ortega to successfully defend her featherweight title and Valentina Shevchenko outscored Lauren Murphy to retain the flyweight belt at UFC 266 on Saturday. In a five-round war of attrition, Volkanovsky had the upper hand the first two rounds before explosive activity in the third saw the champion survive two strangling attempts to unleash a ruthless storm of punches on Ortega, who has barely reached the end of the tower.

Tennis-Australian Kyrgios returns home after Laver Cup, unsure of future

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios said on Saturday that the Laver Cup in Boston was his last event this year and that he was unsure how long he would continue to play professional tennis. Playing for Team World in the men’s team event, the Australian Mercuriel lost his singles match in straight sets to world number three Stefanos Tsitsipas and tasted the doubles defeat later on day two of competition. at TD Garden.

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 were set to win a fourth after the team led by Bjorn Borg led 11-1 at the end of matchday two in the Boston TD Garden.

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