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Motor racing Mercedes tells Hamilton the seat is his to race his 40th

Mercedes has told Lewis Hamilton he can be sure of a seat if he wants to stay in Formula 1 and believes he can rival NFL great Tom Brady and compete into his 40s. The seven-time world champion and winner of a record 103 races turns 38 in January and has said he plans to sign a multi-year contract extension that expires at the end of 2023.

Swimming-Ledecky breaks world record short course 1,500 meters freestyle

American swimmer Katie Ledecky broke the women’s world short course record in the 1,500-meter freestyle on Saturday at the FINA Swimming World Cup in Toronto, setting her almost 10 seconds faster than the previous record set by Germany’s Sarah Wellbrock. Ledecky, a 10-time Olympic medalist, led from wire to wire on his way to capture the gold in a time of 15:08.24, which was more than 40 seconds faster than runner-up Beatriz Dizotti of Brazil (15:08). 48.82) .

Motor racing – Verstappen sets F1 record for most wins in a season

Red Bull’s two-time world champion Max Verstappen won the Mexico City Grand Prix on Sunday, setting a Formula 1 record of 14 wins from one season and the most points scored. The Dutch driver led from pole position at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, stopped on lap 26 of 71 to switch from soft to medium tires and took the checkered flag 15,186 seconds ahead of Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton.

Soccer-Arsenal beats West Ham, but Manchester United tops WSL

Arsenal came back from a goal on Sunday, beating West Ham United 3-1, but it wasn’t enough to oust Manchester United, who top the Women’s Super League rankings after a 3-0 win over Everton earlier in the day. United, Arsenal and Chelsea, who beat Aston Villa 3-1 on Sunday, all have 15 points, but the Red Devils lead the standings thanks to their superior goal difference.

Baseball – No nerves for Astros McCullers for World Series return

Houston Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. will make his highly anticipated return to the World Series podium after missing last year’s Fall Classic with a forearm injury that left him in an even more stressful role as a spectator. McCullers, who did not return to the Astros lineup until August, will make his third postseason start on Monday as he takes the mound against host Philadelphia Phillies in the best-of-seven World Series on one game per game. piece.

Analysis-Golf-LIV Golf promises next year will be bigger and better

LIV Golf has crowned a first-team champion to close out the controversial Saudi-backed series at Trump National Doral on Sunday, declaring the inaugural season a huge success and promising to come back bigger and better next year. The 4 Aces, led by Dustin Johnson, collected the winner’s prize and split $16 million, which was just part of a whopping $50 million payout with even the last of the 12 teams taking home $1 million for a single round of golf. .

Football Arsenal back on top, but Saka limps early in victory over Forest

Arsenal beat Nottingham Forest 5-0 at the Emirates on Sunday to return to the top of the Premier League, but the win may have come at a price after Bukayo Saka limped midway through the first half. Saka’s replacement Reiss Nelson scored a brace to go along with goals from Gabriel Martinelli, Thomas Partey and Martin Odegaard. But the winger’s injury will be a major concern for manager Mikel Arteta and his English counterpart Gareth Southgate, three weeks before the start of the World Cup in Qatar.

ATP roundup: Daniil Medvedev takes title in Vienna

High-ranking Daniil Medvedev of Russia gathered to defeat Canadian Denis Shapovalov to win the Erste Bank Open on Sunday in Vienna, Austria. It is the second title of the season and 15th in his career for 26-year-old Medvedev, who took his 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win in two hours and 16 minutes.

Baseball-Astros defeated Phillies to equalize World Series at 1-1

The Houston Astros got off to another fast start against the visiting Philadelphia Phillies, but this time they held it together during some dramatic late moments for a 5-2 win on Saturday that tied the World Series by one game apiece. Houston lost an impressive 5-0 lead in Friday’s opening game of the best-of-seven Major League Baseball championship for its first loss of the postseason and was tested again by a relentless Phillies team.

Golf Aces high as Johnson leads team to LIV Golf team title

Captain Dustin Johnson led the 4 Aces to the first LIV Golf team championship and $16 million winners’ purse on Sunday at Trump National Doral to pull down the curtain on the Saudi venture’s tumultuous inaugural season. Johnson had said it wasn’t the competition that turned him on, but the former world number one and Masters champion who cashed in on the top of the LIV cash list anyway with over $35 million from just eight events (including a $18 million bonus as individual champion of the season).

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