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Volleyball: Nevobo invites 19 volleyball players to Project 2022
22.46: Volleyball Association Nevobo has invited 19 potential internationals to join the Project 2022. in 2022 will play the World Cup in his own country. “The players who step into this program will have the chance to invest a year and a half in their professional volleyball career,” says Technical Director Joop Alberda. The Nevobo doesnt say which volleyball players are concerned about.
Playmen who sign up start in May and then start working full-time at Papendal. Alberda: “Through this full-time training program, we give a quality boost to the Dutch womens team. We do this in view of the World Cup 2022 in our own country, but also the Olympic cycles afterwards towards the Games of Paris in 2024 and Los Angeles 2028.”
Alberda sees it as an “intermediate sprint” towards the World Cup 2022. “We want to create a broader basis for the national team, so that Oranje doesnt have to rely on the talent of a few in different positions. This program also allows us to optimally control the work/rest ratio towards the peak moments of the Dutch team. Ultimately, this investment should lead to a continuous position in the top eight in the world.”
Orange, fourth at the Rio 2016 Games, failed to qualify for the Tokyo Games. The nineteen players who have been invited are currently in the Dutch Eredivisie or in foreign competitions.
Basketball: Basketball player Norel continues as coach in Den Bosch
22.20 hrs: Basketball player Henk Norel will be part of the coaching staff of Heroes Den Bosch from Thursday. The 79-fold international ended his career last summer due to persistent knee complaints. In January, he rejoined the selection, but the 33-year-old center decided that a return would not make sense. “The knee played again, so I had to decide not to play anymore”, says Norel.
In a role as a performance trainer, Norel will focus on the specialist guidance of talents within the selection and also support head coach Jean-Marc Jaumin. “Im going to share my knowledge and experience with some extra focus on the young boys in the team. We have made clear agreements on the division of roles. Of course Im also disappointed that I cant play anymore. But I am also proud and glad to be part of the technical staff,” says Norel.
Football: John van den Brom loses 21.48 with Genk at Ostend
: Racing Genk has already suffered the fifth defeat in this calendar year on Wednesday. The team of coach John van den Brom lost with 3-1 at KV Oostende. Genk is still third in the Pro League, but sees Oostende approaching a point. The difference with the leader Club Brugge, which also holds a match, is 17 points.
Genk got an early lead because of a punishable kick from Paul Onuachu. In five minutes time – between the 22nd and the 26th minutes – Makhtar Gueye was allowed to hit twice from eleven meters on the other side. After rest Arthur Theate set the final score at 3-1.
polo: Waterpoloers to next round on OCT
20.50: The Dutch water poloers have entered the Olympic qualification tournament for the quarter-finals. The formation of coach Harry van der Meer played in Rotterdam against France, 11-11 (2-3 0-2 3-4 6-2). That was enough to finish at least the top four in the group. When entering the last quarter, Orange was still four goals behind.
Earlier at the OCT, the Netherlands won Germany and Romania. In between, there was a strong defeat against Croatia. The Netherlands is still playing against Russia in the pool phase, as well as Croatia and the Netherlands certainly have a place in the next phase. There are three tickets to Tokyo to be distributed in Rotterdam.
After the third period Oranje was at a backlog of 5-9. In the final phase the balls suddenly flew in effortlessly. Due to hits by Jesse Koopman, Guus van IJperen and Jorn Muller (2), Orange came back almost sensationally to 9-9, after which the French came back twice as a head start,but the not quite fit Jorn Winkelhorst and again Muller made sure that the point came there.
The revival of the Dutch team was striking, as the players in the first part had difficulty scoring. Pascal Janssen and Kjeld Veenhuis scored in the first quarter (2-3), but in the second period the formation of Van der Meer did not score once. Winkelhorst recovered that by shooting the ball after 15 seconds in the third quarter. Winkelhorst scored again and Robin Lindhout scored at that stage.
Football: Feyenoord misses Bijlow in cup duel with Heerenveen
Feyenoord can Wednesday in the quarterfinal of the KNVB-cup against sc Heerenveen not have Justin Bijlow. The goalkeeper is missing from the selection due to a minor injury. On Sunday Bijlow got a knee of Kwasi Wriedt against him in the 5-0 home duel won with Willem II and still has too much trouble with that.
Nick Marsman is taking over Bijlows spot under the bar. In the past period Marsman replaced Bijlow, who suffered an injury at the end of October and made his return against Willem II, even though.
Football: Half less transfers in January due to coronacrisis
18:03 hours In the transfer period in January, football clubs worldwide have spent about half compared to a year earlier. According to FIFAs umbrella body, this is due to the financial impact of the coronacrisis.
This time, it was almost EUR 500 million. That amount has not been so low since 2014. Last season it would have been around EUR 1 billion in January. The transfer of Amad Diallo from Atalanta to Manchester United involved most of the money, including bonuses over 40 million.
Because of the coronacrisis, clubs have missed a lot of revenue, among other things because they are not allowed to play in public for almost a year.
Cycling: Viviani returns to race after heart problems
17:38pm Italian cyclist Elia Viviani returns to the peloton at the start of the Tour of the United Arab Emirates on Sunday after heart problems kept him aside for some time. His team Cofidis takes him to the seven-day ride race from the WorldTour in which four mass prints are expected. Viviani was preparing for his return around Almería.
Viviani (32) underwent a small surgery on his heart in January, after which he had to rest for two weeks. Meanwhile, he has already spent more than 30 training hours. “All signals are on green,” said Viviani. “I had to take a complete rest for a while, but then I was able to go on a training internship with my teammates. I feel good and am glad that the problems with my heart have been solved.”
Football: Rangers punishes five players for violating coronare rules
15:30 A.M. Five football players from Scottish Rangers were kicked out of the selection one day before the Europa League duel with Antwerp due to violation of the Coronare rules. It involves midfielder Bongani Zungu, defenders Nathan Patterson and Calvin Bassey, attacker Dapo Mebude and goalkeeper Brian Kinnear. They also receive a fine from their club.
According to British media, the quintet visited a party that the police put an end to. Rangers manager Steven Gerrard said Wednesday that the club has been in contact with the Scottish Football Association and the authorities about the incident.
In November, two players from the Glasgow club, Jordan Jones and George Edmundson, were already suspended for seven duels for violation of the rules of Covid-19
Rangers will play an away match against Antwerp on Thursday in the first round of the knockout phase of the Europa League.
Football: Prosecutors appealed against Valcke and Al-Khelaifi
12.24 p.m.: Swiss prosecutors in the corruption trial against Jerome Valcke, former Secretary-General of FIFA, and President Nasser Al-Khelaifi of Paris Saint-Germain have appealed against verdicts. The Public Prosecutors Office wants the duo and also a third accused in this case, the Greek businessman Dinos Deris, to go to jail for the crimes of which the prosecution accuses the threesome.
The case revolved around alleged corruption in the allocation of broadcasting rights to several major tournaments, including World Championships. Al-Khelaifi was acquitted of criminal conduct at the end of October. Justice demanded a 28-month imprisonment against the Qatar businessman.
Valcke was given a probation sentence of 120 days instead of the required three years in prison. The Frenchman also had to repay an amount of EUR 1.75 million to FIFA.
Cycling: Italian rider Ulissi may resume training
12:00 noon The Italian rider Diego Ulissi has been given permission from the doctors to resume training. At the 31-year-old rider in mid-December an inflammation of the heart muscleestablished.
Ulissi was subjected to a number of examinations at a hospital in Ancona, Italy at the end of last month. According to his team UAE Team Emirates, Ulissi is not at risk of dangerous arrhythmias. He gets to pick up the training step by step.
Last autumn, a few months before his heart problems came to light, Ulissi was still good for two victory in the Giro. The Italian has a contract with UAE Team Emirates until the end of 2022.
Football: ADO Den Haag also in the coming weeks without Janmaat
12.14 hours: ADO Den Haag will not be able to call on Daryl Janmaat in the coming weeks. The defender has undergone a viewing operation on his knee, and he has to recover for weeks.
The 31-year-old Janmaat suffered an injury in the home match against VVV-Venlo (1-4) in mid-January and has not been in action since then. He only played 160 minutes for ADO this season.
Janmaat joined ADO at the end of last year until the summer of 2023. He had been training at ADO for a month and a half because he was without a club. ADO is in the Eredivisie with 13 points seventeenth and must fear degradation.
Football: Min signs contract at RKC Waalwijk
11.05 a.m.: 21-year-old attacker David Min signed his first professional contract with RKC Waalwijk. He joined the Brabant Eredivisie club until mid-2023, with an option for an extra year. He was active for RKC on an amateur basis since the summer of 2018.
“ David has developed well over the past year and has now enforced a contract after several years as an amateur. Together we will move forward in his further development as a multi-faceted striker”, says General Director Frank van Mosselveld.
Min has so far been in action in four Eredivisie duels. Last month he scored his first goal in paid football in the home match against Fortuna Sittard (1-2).
Tennis: Kenin operated on appendicitis
10.55 am: The American Sofia Kenin, who won the Australian Open last year, has undergone surgery. In an Australian hospital, her appendix was removed, so the number 4 of the world announced.
“ Monday I consulted the tournament doctor because I had a lot of pain in my abdominal muscles. An acute appendicitis was diagnosed with a scan,” said 22-year-old Kenin, who was eliminated at the Australian Open in the second round. She had no chance at 6-3 6-2 against the Estonian Kaia Kanepi.
After her early shutdown, Kenin also quickly lost this week at a small WTA tournament in Melbourne. Australian teenager Olivia Gadecki was the boss of her.
Football: Club Bruges also without Lang to Ukraine
10.37 a.m.: Club Brugge also travels to Ukraine without Noa Lang for the Europa League duel on Thursday evening with Dinamo Kiev. The Belgian leader does not report why Lang is lagging behind in Belgium.
Tuesday it was already announced that Stefano Denswil would stay at home. He was infected with the coronavirus, as well as Hans Vanaken, Matej Mitrovic, trainer Philippe Clement and his assistants. Lang reportedly had symptoms, but tested negative.
At the first European duel of the season, Club Brugge had to deal with several coronas cases in the group stage of the Champions League at the end of October at Zenit (1-2).
Basketball: Nets make big arrears good
09.28 hours: The Brooklyn Nets have won Phoenix Suns in the NBA after 24 points. James Harden played a major role in the overtaking race with 38 points in Phoenix.
Halfway, the Nets looked at a 75-54 backlog. It was the biggest backlog after two quarters the club managed to undo in the third and fourth quarters since the Nets joined the NBA in 1976-1977.
The Nets, who won for the fourth time in a row, were missing Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. Irving had back problems, Durant is bothered by a hamstring injury. The match was also marked by the return of NETS coach Steve Nash, who worked for the Suns in the past.