Friday, December 4, 2020 00:01 AM (GMT + 7)
(Sports news), Nadal, Thiem and the “dark horse” Schwartzman are on the list of nominees for the ATP awards.
Nadal is nominated for the prestigious ATP award
The homepage of the Professional Tennis Association (ATP) has announced the nomination categories of the ATP Awards 2020, which honor outstanding male tennis players of the year.
Nadal is nominated for the ATP Awards
Rafael Nadal also appeared in the category “The Spirit of Sport Stefan Edberg” (award for professional players and many activities to promote tennis). It is known that ATP Awards voted by players and coaches to choose the winners.
Nomination categories of the ATP Awards 2020:
– Most impressive comebacks of the year: Kevin Anderson, Andrey Kuznetsov, Vasek Pospisil, Milos Raonic
– Young tennis players of the year: Carlos Alcaraz, Sebastian Korda, Lorenzo Musetti, Jurij Rodionov, Emil Ruusuvuori, Thiago Seyboth Wild.
– Player of the Year: Ugo Humbert, Andrey Rublev, Diego Schwartzman, Jannik Sinner
– Stefan Edberg Sports Spirit Award: Rafael Nadal, John Millman, Diego Schwartzman, Dominic Thiem
Coach of the year: Gilles Cervara (Daniil Medvedev), Juan Ignacio Chela (Diego Schwartzman), Nicolas Massu (Dominic Thiem), Riccardo Piatti (Jannik Sinner), Fernando Vicente (Andrey Rublev)
BBC did not withdraw Fury’s name from the “Best Player of the Year” award.
Not long ago, Tyson Fury was named by the BBC on the list of nominations for the “Sports Personality of the Year”, alongside Lewis Hamilton (F1 racing), Jordan Henderson (soccer). ), Stuart Broad (cricket), Hollie Doyle (horse racing), Ronnie O’Sullivan (billiard snooker).
Immediately, the heavyweight boxing champion of WBC bluntly asked the organizers … to withdraw his name from the nomination with the reason: “I was the champion in everyone’s hearts and did not need to be recognized. by any award “. However, the BBC representative announced that he would not withdraw Fury’s name, regardless of whether he attended the Awards Gala or not.
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American Basketball Players Association (NBA) announced that 48 cases were found positive for Covid-19 in the first test from November 24 to 30 (546 athletes participated in the test). Expected, this number may increase after 2 more tests also took place around the end of November.
Doping SAO rugby reduced from 2 years to 1 month ban?
Not long ago, Brent Naden, Australian rugby athlete had just been sentenced to a two-year suspension for being positive for a stimulant.
However, in a law prepared to be issued on January 1 by the International Anti-Doping Agency, the substance used by Brent Naden could be removed from the banned list. The 24-year-old athlete himself is also more likely to only have to serve a 1-month suspension if proving that this substance “does not affect the performance of the competition”.
(Sports news) Former top England player Tim Henman has compared the three players in the “Big 3”.