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The world ranking leader, Iga Świątek, will face in the first round of the Grand Slam French Open a tennis player who will go into the playoffs. Hubert Hurkacz drew the same among men. Magda Lynet found Tunisia’s Anas Jaber ranked sixth.

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Oliya Toporek became the runner-up in world boxing in Istanbul. And the Polish lost in the final 81 kg 0: 5 with Lithuanian Gabriel Stonekot. This is the second white and red medal in this event. Lydia Fedora won the bronze disc with a weight of +81 kg.

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Szymon Marciniak was among the 36 main referees for the World Cup in Qatar. Among the appointed assistants were Tomasz Listkiewicz and Bawi Sokolniki, and among the VAR judges – Tomasz Kwiatkowski. For the first time, women were called up to the FIFA World Cup.

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Italian Stefano Oldani (Alpecin-Fenix) won the 12th stage of the Giro d’Italia, in which cyclists had to travel 204 kilometers from Parma to Genoa. Spaniard Juan Pedro Lopez (Trek Segafredo) maintains his overall lead.

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Lukas Podolski will also be Gornick Zabrze’s player in the preparatory season for the upcoming league. The 2014 world champion extended the annual contract that ended in June, the club announced in a press release.

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The eighth seed, Magda Linnett, lost to German of Polish origin, Angelique Kerber (No. 2) 2:6, 6:4, 4:6 in the WTA tournament quarter-finals on clay in Strasbourg.

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Kamel Majsherzak was eliminated from the quarter-finals of the ATP Tour in Geneva (total prize money of 534.5 thousand euros). The Polish tennis player lost Thursday to Frenchman Richard Gasquet 2:6, 4:6.

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The Polish U-17 soccer team in Lod lost to the Netherlands 1:2 (0:0) in their second appearance in Group B at the European Championships in Israel. The Polish team no longer has a chance to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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Australian Zach Staubletti-Cook broke the world record in the 200m breaststroke, with a time of 2.05.95 during the swimming national championships in Adelaide. He improved the result of Russian Anton Kzubkov in 2019 by 0.17 seconds.

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The International Olympic Committee changed the medal classification in the 4×6 km relay for athletes at the Sochi Olympics and in the 4x100m relay for athletes during the Tokyo Olympics. The decisions concern confirmed cases of doping by athletes from Russia and the United Kingdom, respectively.

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Former world champion Viswanathan Anand leads three rounds of the Grand Chess Tour in fast and blitz chess after three rounds of the Grand Chess Tour in Warsaw. Jan Krzysztof Duda with 4 points tied for second and Radosław Wojtaszek with two – eighth.

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Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has announced his resignation from appearing with the national team. “After 13 years of pride in representing the country, I announce that I am ending my international career,” he said.

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