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FC Utrecht cancels duel with Eredivisionists

10.45 am: FC Utrecht has canceled two friendly matches in the run-up to the resumption of competition against Ajax due to the corona vicissitudes. The practice matches with SC Heerenveen and Willem II are cancelled.

“FC Utrecht wants to avoid all risks of further corona infections in the run-up to the restart of the competition,” writes the number seventeen of the Eredivisie on his website. “In that context, it was previously decided to cancel a training camp in our own country and to complete the complete preparation for the second half of the season at the FC Utrecht Top Sports Center.”

Basketball players Suns take over first place in NBA from Warriors

09:46: The Phoenix Suns basketball players have taken over first place in the NBA’s western division from the Golden State Warriors. The Suns recorded their thirtieth win of the season against the Los Angeles Clippers: 106-89. The Warriors lost 101-96 to the New Orleans Pelicans and remained on 29 victories.

Chris Paul signed with the Suns for a so-called triple-double: 14 points, 10 assists and 13 rebounds. The Phoenix team has only lost eight games this competition. The Warriors took their second loss in a row and their ninth in total in New Orleans without the injured Stephen Curry. Brandon Ingram was the top scorer for the Pelicans with 32 points.

American skater Bowe to Olympics for third time

09:44: American speed skater Brittany Bowe makes her third Olympic appearance. At the Olympic trials in Milwaukee, 33-year-old Bowe qualified as the winner of the 1000 meters for the Beijing Winter Games. The holder of the world record for this distance (1.11.61) already participated in the Sochi 2014 and Pyeongchang 2018 Games.

Bowe always missed the medals in the individual distances. Four years ago, she did take bronze in the pursuit with the American team, behind Japan (gold) and the Netherlands (silver).

Bowe won the 1000 meters in the trials in a track record of 1.13.63. At last year’s World Championship distances in Heerenveen, she took the world title at this distance for the third time. The American dethroned Jutta Leerdam in Thialf as world champion in the 1000 meters.

In the men’s race, just 17-year-old Jordan Stolz qualified for Beijing. Stolz won the 1000 meters in 1,07,619, also a track record.

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FC Utrecht brings defender Viergever back to the Eredivisie | NOW

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FC Utrecht has strengthened itself for next season with Nick Viergever. The defender comes over from Greuther Fürth and signs a two-year contract in the Domstad, the club announced on Monday. known

“With his qualities and experience, Nick is of added value to FC Utrecht in several respects,” said technical director Jordy Zuidam. “He is keen to contribute to the further development of FC Utrecht in the coming seasons.”

The 32-year-old Viergever was under contract with Greuther Fürth this season. With the German club he relegated from the Bundesliga without a chance. Before that, the left-footed defender was active at PSV for three years.

Viergever also previously played for Ajax, AZ and Sparta Rotterdam. In total, the three-time international of the Dutch national team played 450 matches in professional football, making him the most experienced player in the selection of FC Utrecht.

Viergever is considered the replacement for Willem Janssen at FC Utrecht. The captain will put an end to his career after the play-offs for European football. He will continue as technical director at VVV-Venlo after this season.

Viergever is FC Utrecht’s fourth reinforcement for next season. Previously, the disappointing number seven of the competition recorded Taylor Booth (Bayern Munich II), Luuk Brouwers (Go Ahead Eagles) and Joshua Rawlins (Perth Glory).

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Heracles puts trainer Frank Wormuth on the street just before the play-offs | Football

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Technical director Tim Gilissen: „We spoke with Frank, the staff and the players today, and it has become apparent that there is insufficient confidence to enter these play-offs with Frank as head coach. We believe that we should break something based on this information. The technical staff, led by René Kolmschot and supported by the group of players, will do everything they can to achieve enforcement. We think Frank is a professional, and we owe him a lot of thanks for the past four seasons. We are making this decision with a heavy heart, but in the best interests of the club at this important stage.”

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