Weekly Digest (May 23-29): From Gujarat Titans’ IPL win to Real Madrid’s 14th Champions League crown

The Gujarat Titans won the Indian Premier League (IPL) title in his first season, while Real Madrid beat Liverpool to their 14th Champions League crown. Here are all the other major developments in the sports world this week.

LOCUST

Gujarat Titans clinched the 2022 IPL title with a seven-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals (REPORT)

Velocity’s Laura Wolvaardt and Simran Bahadur gave the 8,600 people at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune an important lesson on the power of belief on Saturday but could not get across the finish line at their team in the final of the 2022 edition of the T20 Women’s Challenge. , with Supernovas snatching a four-point victory. (REPORT)

Asitha Fernando finished with a career-best 6-51 as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 10 wickets in the second Test on Friday to win the series 1-0. (REPORT)

Brendon McCullum is relishing the prospect of working alongside a ‘really strong leader’ in new captain Ben Stokes as they prepare to launch a new era for the England Test team. (REPORT)

Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has been appointed as Australia’s assistant coach after working with the team during the clean ball leg of the Pakistan tour. (REPORT)

Bilateral competitions between international teams could be “compressed” if the window for T20 leagues like the IPL continues to grow, ICC chairman Greg Barclay said on Friday. (REPORT)

Wriddhiman Saha has informed the Bengal Cricket Association that he is unwilling to play the Ranji Trophy knockouts, starting June 6. (REPORT)

Two new teams – Bangladesh and Ireland – will feature in the next edition of the ICC Women’s Championship, making it a 10-team league. (REPORT)

SOCCER

Real Madrid won a record 14th European Cup by beating Liverpool 1-0 in the Champions League final thanks to Vinicisu Jr.’s goal (REPORT)

Kick-off in the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid was delayed by 36 minutes on Saturday amid violence from fans outside the Stade de France in Paris. (REPORT)

Ralf Rangnick confirmed at a press conference on Sunday that he will not be staying at Manchester United in a consultancy role due to the demands and commitments of being Austria manager. (REPORT)

Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Trustees (CoA) member Dr SY Qureshi has said that a new constitution for the All India Football Federation (AIFF) will be in place by the end of September. (REPORT)

Gokulam Kerala beat Sethu FC 3-1 on the final day to retain the Indian Women’s League. (REPORT)

Nicolo Zaniolo’s goal won AS Roma a first major European title in over 60 years after a 1-0 win over Feyenoord in the Europa Conference League final in Albania on Wednesday, completing a unique European trophy for Jose Mourinho. (REPORT)

Manchester City’s England defender Lucy Bronze will leave at the end of her contract in June, the Women’s Super League club have announced. (REPORT)

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah, who is entering the final year of his contract, has said he will stay with the club next season regardless of the progress of future talks over his deal. (REPORT)

East Bengal Club has found a new investor in Kolkata-based Emami Group. Amid speculation that English football giant Manchester United could join forces with iconic club Kolkata, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met with East Bengal and Emami Group officials on Wednesday and announced a new partnership . (REPORT)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be out until 2023 after the Swedish striker had surgery on his left knee, his club AC Milan has said. (REPORT)

The UK government last night issued a license authorizing the sale of Chelsea football club. (REPORT)

The Ballon d’Or for the best football player in the world will be awarded on October 17, the organizers of France Football magazine have announced. (REPORT)

Paris St Germain women’s coach Didier Olle-Nicolle has been provisionally suspended following allegations of inappropriate behavior, the club have said. (REPORT)

ATK Mohun Bagan qualified for the AFC Cup Inter-Zone Semi-Finals by dominating Maziya S&RC 5-2 in the Group D league final round at Salt Lake Stadium. (REPORT)

HOCKEY

India’s men’s hockey team scored two fantastic field goals to beat Japan 2-1 in their opening Super 4 league game and avenge their loss in the Asian Cup group stage in Jakarta on Saturday . (REPORT)

Rising to the occasion, the Indian men’s hockey team slammed six goals in the final quarter for a resounding 16-0 victory over Indonesia, a result that propelled the holders into the knockout stage of the Asian Cup but closed the door to the World Cup in Pakistan. (REPORT)

The Delhi High Court places Hockey India under the Committee of Trustees for a breach of the Sports Code. (REPORT)

BADMINTON

World championship bronze medalist Lakshya Sen is set to train with world number one Victor Axelson in Dubai from Sunday. (REPORT)

ATHLETICS

Olympic champion Armand Duplantis got his outdoor season off to the perfect start by winning the men’s pole vault at the Prefontaine Classic while Yaroslava Mahuchikh won gold in the women’s high jump with a new world mark this season. (REPORT)

Jyothi Yarraji’s stunning form continued as she broke her own national record in the 100m hurdles at the Harry Schulting Games in the Netherlands. The gold at Schulting is Yarraji’s third gold medal in three weeks. She clocked 13.04 seconds to better her record of 13.11 seconds which she set at the Loughborough International Athletics meeting last week. (REPORT) She also won the silver medal at the IFAM Oordegem athletics meeting in Oordegem, Belgium (REPORT)

Mr Sreeshankar, the national long jump record holder, stunned Indoor Worlds silver medalist Thobias Montler and won the gold with 8.31m at the international show jumping meet in Kallithea, Athens. (REPORT)

Tokyo’s $1.4 billion National Stadium, built by the Japanese government for the Olympics last year, is seen as a venue for the world championships in athletics. Tokyo would be considered a favorite for 2025. This pick is expected in July. (REPORT)

Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra is set to transfer his training base from Turkey to Finland ahead of three athletics competitions in Scandinavia – the Paavo Nurmi Games, the Kuortane Games and the Diamond League ( Stockholm). (REPORT)

MOTOR SPORTS

Mexican Sergio Perez won a rain-delayed, crash-interrupted and ultimately biting Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. His Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen finished third to extend his Formula 1 lead over Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc. (REPORT)

The Indian Jehan Daruvala scored his fourth podium in five rounds this Formula 2 season with a second place this weekend on the street circuit of Monaco. (REPORT)

Former Formula 1 champion Bernie Ecclestone was arrested Wednesday night in Brazil for illegally carrying a firearm while boarding a private plane bound for Switzerland, local police said on Thursday. (REPORT)

McLaren gave a permanent home on its cars to a logo paying homage to the late Formula 1 great Ayrton Senna after rival Williams retired it at the start of the season. (REPORT)

Finland will have to wait a year longer than expected for its return to Moto GP, with racing at the KymiRing circuit now postponed to the 2023 season due to homologation work and the geopolitical situation in Europe, organizers announced on Wednesday. . (REPORT)

TENNIS

Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Lucie Hradecka qualified for the pre-quarter-finals of the women’s doubles at Roland-Garros in Paris on Saturday. (REPORT)

Rohan Bopanna and Dutch partner Matwe Middelkoop upset the second-seeded Croatian duo of Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic in a thrilling three-setter to advance to the French Open men’s doubles quarter-finals in Paris on Saturday. (REPORT)

Wimbledon will drop the titles “Miss” and “Mrs” before the names of women winners on its honor roll to match the men’s rolls in a bid to modernize the tournament, The Times newspaper reported. (REPORT)

Britain’s two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray said on Wednesday the major would never look like an “exhibition event” and most people only care who wins after the Grand Slam loses its points classification by the ATP and WTA circuits. (REPORT)

Indian tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan cherished his first-ever Grand Slam main draw victory as he teamed up with American Hunter Reese to beat the German side of Daniel Altmaier and Oscar Otte in the men’s doubles of the French Open on Wednesday. (REPORT)

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga gave Norway’s eighth seed Casper Ruud a hard time in a close battle in the first round of the French Open, but predictably headed to a heartbreaking retirement with a 6- 7 (6) 7-6 (4) 6-2 Loss 7-6 (0) Tuesday. (REPORT)

Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka’s participation in Wimbledon was in doubt on Monday after the Japanese player said the sporting authorities’ decision to strip the tournament of ranking points had reduced her motivation to play. (REPORT)

GOLF

India’s Shubhankar Sharma had far more birdies than bogeys, unlike the first two days, in the third round of the Dutch Open to edge closer to the Top 10. (REPORT)

Avani, India’s highest ranked female amateur, ranked 116th in the world, and Sneha Singh, ranked 140th, shot 3 of 75 each while third player Jaaniya Dassani earned an 8 of 80 carding at Laguna National Resort , Masters Course , Singapore.(REPORT)

Bryson DeChambeau has decided to pull out of this week’s PGA Tour event at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, as he continues his recovery from surgery to repair a bone in his left wrist, the American circuit. (REPORT)

Thomas birdied on the first two holes of a three-hole playoff to win the PGA Championship for the second time, edging out Will Zalatoris on the extra holes at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. (REPORT)

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