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first_imgLynch out The Seattle Seahawks have downgraded running back Marshawn Lynch and defensive tackle Brandon Mebane to out for tonight’s game against the Detroit Lions. Seattle announced the status changes following the team’s walk-through practice yesterday. Lynch and Mebane had both been listed as questionable after Saturday’s final practice. Lynch injured one of his hamstrings late in the first half of Seattle’s 26-0 win over Chicago last Sunday. Mebane suffered a groin injury against the Bears and did not practice all week. BMX track receives poor grade RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): The BMX track for next year’s Rio Olympics hosted its first test event yesterday but received a poor grade from riders. The two-day test event was reduced to one day after some of the world’s top riders declined to race on Saturday, citing dangerous jumps and curves. Rio Organisers tried to modify the track for yesterday, but both men and women wound up using the women’s circuit as the men’s course was deemed too risky. Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes and Carlos Nuzman, head of the Rio organising committee, both said problems should be blamed on the world governing body of cycling, which they said had approved the track. Officials promised both layouts will be ready in 10 months when the Olympics open. Advocaat quits SUNDERLAND, England (AP): Dick Advocaat has quit struggling Sunderland, becoming the first Premier League manager this season to leave his job. The experienced Dutch coach stepped down with Sunderland winless after eight league games. The 68-year-old Advocaat was initially hired on a two-month deal last season and, after saving the team from relegation in May, he had a change of heart and decided to stay for a season. Now he is leaving without compensation.last_img read more


Tag: 2019fjty上海

first_imgJapanese swimmer Rikako Ikee, who won six titles at last year’s Asian Games and was considered a strong medal contender for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, said on Tuesday she had been diagnosed with leukaemia.The 18-year-old was named Japanese Swimmer of the Year last month after her record-breaking exploits in the Jakarta pool.”I was feeling ill and urgently came home from Australia, underwent testing and the diagnosis was leukaemia,” Ikee wrote on Twitter.”I can’t believe it, it’s a confusing situation. But with treatment this is a disease that can be cured.”The diagnosis will deprive the world junior 50 metres freestyle, 50m butterfly and 100m butterfly champion of the chance to race at the senior world championships in Gwangju, South Korea later this year.Ikee, who swam the fastest time in the world in the 100m butterfly and second fastest in the 50m butterfly last year, said she would miss Japan’s swimming trials to focus on treatment.”I am going to take some time off and focus on treatment and as soon as possible I want to show an even stronger Rikako Ikee,” she added.Ikee’s coach Jiro Miki held out hope she could compete in Tokyo, saying the “possibility was not zero”, Kyodo News Agency reported.”I’m told we wouldn’t have been able to discover the disease in ordinary circumstances,” Kyodo quoted Japan Swimming Federation Vice Chairman Koji Ueno as saying at a news conference.”We were able to find her irregularities because she was swimming. In that sense, we were able to find the disease early.”advertisementOnly North Korean shooter So Gin Man, who won seven golds and a silver at New Delhi in 1982, has won more titles at one Asian Games than Ikee.Ikee, whose gold medal haul was the most for a female athlete at a single Asian Games, also picked up two relay silvers to match So’s record tally of eight medals.Winning all six of her gold medals in record times in Jakarta propelled her onto the world stage and made her a major name in Japan.Coming home sixth in the 100m butterfly at the Rio Games as a 16-year-old, Ikee had been expected to compete for medals at Tokyo 2020 but must now focus on getting healthy before thoughts turn to the summer showpiece in 528 days’ time.After news of Ikee’s illness broke, Japanese rugby player Ayumu Goromaru offered words of support on Twitter, telling her to “Strive on,” while former Olympic swimmer Hanae Ito said: “Everyone is praying”.Also Read | Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong’s doping ban doubled to eight yearsAlso Read | Neeraj Chopra welcomes AFI’s decision to hire new foreign coachAlso Read | National level Kabaddi player killed in road accidentlast_img read more