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Motorsport Mercedes tell Hamilton the seat is his to race into his 40s

Mercedes have told Lewis Hamilton he can be sure of a place if he wants to stay in Formula 1 and believes he can emulate NFL great Tom Brady and compete into his 40s. The seven-time world champion and winner of a record 103 races turns 38 in January and has announced that he will extend his contract, which expires at the end of 2023, by several years.

Schwimm-Ledecky breaks the world record on the short course over 1,500 m freestyle

American swimmer Katie Ledecky broke the women’s 1,500m freestyle short course world record at the FINA World Aquatics Cup in Toronto on Saturday, shaving almost 10 seconds from the previous mark of Sarah Wellbrock of Germany. Ledecky, a 10-time Olympic medalist, led wire to wire on her way to the gold medal in a time of 15:08.24, more than 40 seconds faster than second-place finisher Beatriz Dizotti of Brazil (15:48.82) . .

Motorsport-Verstappen sets F1 record for most wins in one season

Red Bull’s two-time world champion Max Verstappen won the Mexico City Grand Prix on Sunday, setting a Formula 1 record of 14 wins in a single season and most points scored. The Dutchman led from pole position at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, stopping on lap 26 of 71 to switch from soft to medium tires and crossing the checkered flag 15.186 seconds ahead of Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.

Football arsenal beats West Ham but Manchester United tops WSL

Arsenal came back 3-1 from falling behind West Ham United on Sunday but it wasn’t enough to edge out Manchester United, who were top of the women’s Super League table after a 3-0 win over Everton earlier in the day. United, Arsenal and Chelsea, who beat Aston Villa 3-1 on Sunday, all have 15 points but the Red Devils top the table on goal difference.

Baseball – No nerves for Astros’ McCullers ahead of World Series return

Houston Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. will make his long-awaited return to the World Series stage after missing last year’s Fall Classic with a forearm injury that left him in an even more stressful role as a spectator. McCullers, who only returned to the Astros lineup in August, will make his third start of the postseason on Monday when he contests the mound against the hosts Philadelphia Phillies with the best-of-seven World Series at one game apiece .

Analysis-Golf-LIV Golf promises next year are getting bigger and better

LIV Golf crowned a first team champion to end the controversial Saudi-backed streak at Trump National Doral on Sunday, declared the inaugural season a huge success and vowed to return bigger and better next year. The 4 Aces led by Dustin Johnson scooped the $16 million winner’s prize, which was just part of a whopping $50 million payout that saw even the last of the 12 teams win $1 million for a single round of golf.

Soccer-Arsenal back on top but Saka hobbles away early in defeat of Forest

Arsenal beat Nottingham Forest 5-0 in the Emirates on Sunday to return to the top of the Premier League but the win may have come at a price after Bukayo Saka limped away midway through the first half. Saka’s replacement Reiss Nelson scored twice after goals from Gabriel Martinelli, Thomas Partey and Martin Odegaard. But the winger’s injury will be a major worry for coach Mikel Arteta and his England counterpart Gareth Southgate three weeks before the start of the World Cup in Qatar.

ATP roundup: Daniil Medvedev gathers for the title in Vienna

Top-placed Daniil Medvedev of Russia beat Canada’s Denis Shapovalov to win Sunday’s Erste Bank Open in Vienna, Austria. It’s the second title of the season and the 15th of his career for the 26-year-old Medvedev, who completed his 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win in two hours and 16 minutes.

Baseball Astros beat Phillies to tie World Series 1-1

The Houston Astros got off to a quick start again against the Philadelphia Phillies, but this time they held it together through some dramatic late moments to earn a 5-2 win on Saturday that ended the World Series at one game apiece. Houston gave away a comfortable 5-0 lead to its first loss of the postseason in Friday’s opening game of the best-of-seven Major League Baseball championship and was tested again by a relentless Phillies team.

Golf aces high as Johnson leads team to LIV golf teams title

Captain Dustin Johnson led the 4 Aces to the first LIV Golf Team Championship and $16 million winner’s purse at Trump National Doral on Sunday to close the curtain on the Saudi Arabian company’s tumultuous inaugural season. Johnson had said it was the competition, not the money, that got him excited, but the former world number one and Masters champion cashed anyway, finishing with more than $35 million from just eight events (including a bonus of $18 million as singles champion of the season).

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