Football. Chelsea lost last night 2-0 in the Premier League away to Leicester, who are the new top team. And Chelsea manager Frank Lampard, a club legend with the Blues from London, fears defeat – the fifth in the last eight games – for his job. “Already a while ago, my job became significantly more intense because the expectations for this club are always really high,” says Lampard according to the AP, adding: “When I decided to become a manager, I also accepted that there are things in this job that you are not in control of ». Chelsea are No. 8 in the Premier League with 29 points for 19 games.
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Olympic. Keith Mills, vice-president of the organization responsible for planning the London Olympics, says according to the BBC that he would start planning a cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics – if it was he who was in charge. Mills sees it as unlikely that the games in July and August will take place due to the pandemic. “If I was the organizer of the Olympics in Tokyo, and fortunately I am not, then I would start planning a cancellation,” Mills says, adding, “I’m sure they have plans for a cancellation. But I think they will wait until the very last minute, if now the situation should improve drastically and if the vaccine roll-out takes off. “
Handball. With five goals in a half, Magnus Bramming showed himself well in his World Cup debut in the big victory against Argentina on Tuesday night, after he had been called up urgently from Denmark. But despite the success, he risks smoking out of the team again at any time. On Wednesday, the team expects an answer to Emil Jakobsen’s latest corona test, and if it is negative, there is suddenly a left wing too much in the Danish squad. ‘It is very special. But first and foremost, I am proud to be a part of it. I got a half and feel like I did mine. If Emil gets ready and I get replaced, I will take it in stride, “says Magnus Bramming according to Ritzau.
Tennis. The infection rate is rising at the Australian Open, while there is confusion about the actual numbers. Two more players who are in hotel quarantine in Australia have been tested positive for coronavirus, Australian authorities said on Wednesday, according to the news agency Reuters.
Ice hockey. With a score in overtime, Nikolaj Ehlers secured his team, the Winnipeg Jets, a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators in the NHL on Wednesday night. Ehlers scoring fell two minutes and 20 seconds inside overtime. Thus, the Jets have got a nice start to the season with two wins after three games. Frans Nielsen and the Detroit Red Wings won 3-2 at home over the Columbus Blue Jackets with Oliver Bjorkstrand in the squad. Frans Nielsen had a stick in the Red Wings’ scoring to make it 2-1. In Pittsburgh, Lars Eller and the Washington Capitals had to see themselves beaten in overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins secured a 5-4 victory at home.
Golf. The icon Tiger Woods has had another back operation. He states this on social media. The purpose of the operation was to remove a fragment of a disc that pinched a nerve, he writes on Twitter. Woods does not provide a specific date for when he expects to return.
Source: Politiken.dk – Forsiden by politiken.dk.
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