Sport Short: Liverpool misses captain Henderson against Arsenal

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Football: Liverpool misses captain Henderson against Arsenal

23.06 hrs: Liverpool plays the top duel with Arsenal on Monday without Jordan Henderson. The 30-year-old captain is suffering from a muscle injury in a thigh. The English midfielder dropped out last weekend in the match against Chelsea.

โ€œ For ‘Hendo’ this race is really too earlyโ€, says coach Jรผrgen Klopp. โ€œI‘m not taking any chances with him. It is still waiting to see how it develops.โ€

Liverpool and Arsenal both won the first two matches this season in the Premier League.

Cyclocross: Again World Cup ride cancelled due to corona

18.49 pm: The World Cup calendar for next season is getting shorter. Friday it was announced that the cross of the French Besanรงon, scheduled for 29 November, was cancelled due to the poor coronacs in France. Previously, the Belgian field rides in Diegem and Koksijde disappeared from the calendar for the same reason.

In Koksijde was scheduled for November 22, Diegem was scheduled for December 27. There are now eight World Cup trials left. โ€œThe cyclocross season awaits a few difficult monthsโ€, tweeted director Tomas Van den Spiegel of Flanders Classics, the organization behind the World Cup. โ€œBut we are going to do our utmost to save the season and keep as many matches as possible on the calendar.โ€

Problem for many field rides is that they can not do without the income of the entrance fees and consumptions. โ€œWe have taken stock and are not coming out,โ€ said Pascal Orlandi on behalf of the local organisation in Besanรงon. For the moment, the battle for the World Cup begins on 1 November with the cross of the Belgian Overijse.

Tennis: Schuurs to double finals in Strasbourg

18.48 hours: Demi Schuurs made the final in the doubles at the Strasbourg WTA tournament. With her temporary American double partner Nicole Melichar, she defeated the Japanese duo Shuko Aoyama/Ena Shibara in two sets: 6-2 7-6 (3).

A few weeks ago Schuurs won her eleventh double title on the WTA Tour with the Czech Kveta Peschke at her side at the Cincinnati tournament. That tournament was played in New York on the courts of the US Open because of the coronameasures. At the American grandslam tournament Schuurs and Peschke stayed in the quarterfinals.

Recently Schuurs double with Melichar. The 27-year-old American is the number 13 of the world in doubles. In the final on the gravel in Strasbourg, the first Dutch/American duo will compete against the American Hayley Carter and Luisa Stefani from Brazil.

Tennis: Dutch women hold on to Maaspoort

12.38 pm: The Dutch tennis players will compete against China in the so-called Billie Jean King Cup, formerly the Fed Cup, in the Maaspoort next year. That location in Den Bosch had already been chosen for this year’s meeting, which could not continue due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.

The meeting is scheduled for Friday 5 and Saturday 6 February 2021. Initially, Orange would compete against the Chinese tennis players in April. The bet is a spot in the qualifying round for the Billie Jean King Cup Finals.

For the time being, it is not yet known whether an audience can and should be present at the event. The KNLTB is in consultation with the International Tennis Association ITF, the Maaspoort and the municipality of ‘s-Hertogenbosch.

Football: Red card RKC player against Ajax deleted

12.08 hrs: RKC-player Luuk Wouters is available on Sunday in the away match against FC Utrecht. The 21-year-old defender of the Waalwijkers received a red card in the duel with Ajax on Sunday.

After intervention by the VAR, Wouters was expelled by referee Bas Nijhuis for taking down Zakaria Labyad. RKC did not agree to the suspension and the Disciplinary Committee cleared Wouters.

The duel between FC Utrecht and RKC, after two duels still pointless, starts Sunday at 14.30 hrs.

Tennis: Laver Cup in 2022 at O2 Arena in London

11.31 hrs: The Laver Cup will take place in the O2 Arena in London in 2022. That’s what the organization of the tennis tournament announced on Friday. In the Laver Cup, named after tennis legend Rod Laver, the best tennis players from Europe compete against the best players from other continents.

The first editiontook place in Prague in 2017. The tournament was then played in Chicago (2018) and Geneva (2019). This year the event is not going on because of the coronacrisis and next year Boston will be the city of play.

โ€œ London has always had a special place in my heart and it becomes incredible to take the Laver Cup to one of my favorite cities in the world,โ€ said Roger Federer. โ€œI know British fans will love how the Laver Cup brings together the best players in the world, in an atmosphere of respect towards the legends of our sport.โ€

The final tournament ATP Finals has been played in the O2 Arena since 2009. That year-round tournament, intended for the top eight players of the season, will move to Turin next year.

Cycling: Lottery longer main sponsor cycling association KNWU

10.24 hrs: The Dutch Lottery remains the main sponsor of the national cycling association KNWU until after the Olympic and Paralympic Games of Tokyo. Both parties announced this around the World Championships in Imola, Italy. The gambling provider has played that role since last year.

โ€œ Dutch Lottery contributes to a happy, healthy and sporty Netherlands,โ€ says Arno de Jong, marketing director of the Dutch Lottery. โ€œWe want to inspire as many people as possible with sport in general and cycling in particular. How can this be better than in cooperation with the KNWU?โ€ Both parties have expressed their intention to continue the cooperation after next summer.

Dutch Lottery gives almost its entire proceeds to the Dutch sport through the NOC*NSF, to eighteen charities in the field of health, movement and well-being and to Dutch society through the Ministry of Finance. In 2019 it amounted to more than 173 million euros. Of this, more than 46.4 million euros went to Dutch sport.

Football: Frank de Boer presented as a national coach in Zeist

07.10 a.m.: Frank de Boer will be presented at the KNVB in Zeist Friday afternoon at 13.00 hrs. The 50-year-old De Boer is the successor of Ronald Koeman, who left for FC Barcelona last summer.

De Boer, who played 112 interlands himself, was already working with the Dutch national team after his own footballoopbaan. In the summer of 2010 he was assistant to coach Bert van Marwijk at the World Cup in South Africa, where Oranje made the final.

De Boer was successful as a trainer with Ajax, with four national titles in a row. At Internazionale, Crystal Palace and Atlanta United, he did not execute his contract.

The KNVB has not yet announced what the technical staff of De Boer will look like. He is expected to work with Dwight Lodeweges and Patrick Lodewijks, another assistant coach.

On October 11, Orange plays a game game game against Mexico in the Johan Cruijff ArenA and not much later in the Nations League against Bosnia and Herzegovina (October 11) and Italy (October 14).

Cycling: Dumoulin contender in time trial at World Championships

07.05: The world cycling championships will continue on Friday with the men‘s time trial. Once again, a Dutch rider is among the favorites, although this is less obvious than with the women where Anna van der Breggen won the title on Thursday. Tom Dumoulin, the world champion of 2017, can present one result: the second place in the time trial of the Tour last Saturday behind Tour winner Tadej Pogacar.

It was because of a lingering knee injury and the coronapauze Dumoulin’s first gig in a race against the clock in fifteen months. Earlier he also captured bronze (2014) and silver (2018) at a World Cup.

Dumoulin will start on Friday at 15.51 pm as the third last cyclist on the race track of Imola. There is a slightly sloping trail over 31 kilometers. After the Limburger of Jumbo-Visma, Italian Filippo Ganna and Australian defender Rohan Dennis appear on the starting stage. Ganna finished third in Yorkshire last year behind Dennis and the Belgian Remco Evenepoel. It is missing because of a fall in the Tour of Lombardy. His compatriot Wout van Aert starts and is also one of the favourites. Jos van Emden is the other Dutch participant.

Football: FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago National Football Association

7am: FIFA has suspended Trinidad and Tobago National Football Association (TTFA). According to the World Football Federation, the TTFA โ€œseverely violatedโ€ the regulations by a previous decision by FIFA to appoint a commission to supervise the administration of the Caribbean island state to challenge a local court.

FIFA set up the monitoring committee in March, after financial inquiries showed, among other things, that the administration of the TTFA was left to be desired and there were large debts. The League of Trinidad and Tobago fought that ata court on the island, but according to FIFA this can only be done at the court of sports bitrage CAS in Lausanne.

The World Football Federation states in a statement that the suspension of Trinidad and Tobago will only be lifted once the FIFA Commission, which now performs the tasks of the TTFA, is recognised by the League.