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Croatian siblings and Olympics rowing champions Martin and Valent Sinkovic are chasing a second gold in Tokyo but have made it tougher for themselves by changing discipline. The Sinkovic brothers won the men's double sculls event at the Rio Olympics in 2016, but for Japan they have changed to sweep rowing, where each holds one oar with both hands. "This is a new, slower discipline and it's difficult to find a balance," Valent Sinkovic told Reuters from the town of Sinj where they are based while training on Lake Peruca.
Lewis Hamilton was second with his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas third at the Paul Ricard circuit.
Kevin De Bruyne is still struggling with a dead feeling on the left hand side of his face after a double fracture but said it would not hinder his performance at the European Championship. Belgium’s midfield talisman broke an eye socket and his nose in last month's Champions League final and made a belated entry into Euro 2020 on Thursday, quickly reminding the world of his prodigious talent as he engineered a comeback for his country as they beat Denmark 2-1 in Copenhagen. The 29-year-old said he had little sensation on the side of his face and had been told by doctors, who performed minor surgery on his eye socket, it would only disappear after a few months.
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Kenya unveiled its Tokyo Olympics squad on Saturday with a list of more than 40 athletes including world champion Hellen Obiri and defending 1,500m Olympic gold medallist Faith Chepngetich. Notable names missing were 1,500m world champion Timothy Cheruiyot and defending Olympics 3,000m steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto after both failed to win their trials. The East African nation is an athletics powerhouse and boasts some of the world's top athletes, who regularly win medals at elite competitions in Europe, Asia and North America.
The midfielder struggled to sleep before the England clash so watched clips of the Tartan Army making their presence felt in the English capital.
O’Donnell was criticised by some fans after the defeat against the Czech Republic but put in a superb display against England on Friday.
England would have advanced to the last 16 had they been able to see off Scotland.
During Steve Clarke’s first full season as a manager, at West Bromwich Albion in 2012, their Hungarian midfielder, Zoltan Gera, was asked what had impressed him most about the man in charge at the Hawthorns. Gera, who had played under Gary Megson, Bryan Robson, Tony Mowbray and Roy Hodgson, said of Clarke: “The one thing he never does is panic. Some managers do - but he always trusts in the players. “He says the right things in the dressing room before kick-off, at half-time and after matches.”
Former England manager Steve McClaren believes the fear factor that has hampered the "Three Lions" in previous tournaments has returned to Gareth Southgate's squad, who faced criticism for a flat performance in Friday night's goalless draw with Scotland. Southgate was hailed at the World Cup in Russia three years ago for removing the apprehension and pressure that has been blamed in the past for England not living up to expectations. But McClaren, who was sacked as England manager after failing to qualify for Euro 2008, believes that the old problem is back.
Stone’s stress fracture creates a vacancy in the one-day squad for the uncapped George Garton.
France striker Antoine Griezmann says he would like to see out his playing days in Major League Soccer to realise a long-held desire to live in the United States. Griezmann, who is set to make his 50th consecutive start for France in Saturday's Euro 2020 game against Hungary, has long been fascinated with life stateside and is a keen basketball fan, often travelling to NBA games when he has time off. The striker has had a mostly underwhelming time at Barcelona since joining the Catalans from Atletico Madrid for 120 million euros ($142 million) but said he would like to stay at the club until his contract ends.
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The 23-year-old lapped the 5.8-kilometer long Paul Ricard circuit in one minute 29.990 seconds in his Red Bull, 0.258 seconds clear of Mercedes’ Hamilton, who trails Verstappen by four points in the overall standings and will line up alongside him on the front row. Valtteri Bottas in the other Mercedes was third while Sergio Perez, winner two weeks ago in Baku, was fourth for Red Bull.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Saturday cancelled all public viewing sites for the summer Olympics, diverting some venues to be COVID-19 vaccinations centres instead. Foreign spectators are banned from attended the Games, delayed by a year due to the pandemic, but the government and Tokyo 2020 organisers have for months held off on deciding whether to allow Japanese spectators into the stadiums. The ban on public viewing follows the metropolitan government's decision this month to scrap plans for a public viewing site in Yoyogi Park in central Tokyo, converting the venue to a vaccination centre.
India had eased to 37 without loss from the first 10 overs.
The Azzurri are one game from equalling their all-time unbeaten record of 30 matches.
Lewis Hamilton finished only fifth ahead of qualifying, which gets under way at 2pm.
The group winners will play their round of 16 tie at Wembley.