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Reuters Sports News Roundup | Sports-Games

Below is a summary of current sports news.

Soccer-Haaland resume normal service as City go on top and Leeds win thriller

Manchester City’s Erling Haaland returned to normal duty after missing his side’s last two games as his stoppage-time penalty gave the 10-man champions a dramatic 2-1 win over Fulham to take top spot in the Premier League on Saturday. The Norwegian phenom, who came off the bench, took his tally to 18 Premier League goals for the season as City overcame Joao Cancelo’s 26th minute sending off.

NBA recap: Warriors short-handed 0-5 skid

Brandon Ingram returned from a four-game absence caused by a concussion to score a game-high 26 points as the host New Orleans Pelicans held off the Golden State Warriors 114-105 on Friday night. Larry Nance Jr. and CJ McCollum each added 20 points, Zion Williamson scored 16 and Trey Murphy III and Jose Alvarado each had 10 points.

Swimming-Ledecky breaks the world record for 800m short circuit freestyle

Ten-time Olympic medalist Katie Ledecky broke her second world record in just over a week on Saturday, breaking the all-time women’s short race time in the 800m freestyle at the FINA World Cup meeting in Indianapolis Saturday. The American led from the start and finished in 7:57.42, knocking almost two seconds off the previous mark set by Spain’s Mireia Belmonte in 2013.

Soccer-Lopetegui is a great coach, says Wolves boss Neves

Wolverhampton Wanderers captain Ruben Neves has hailed the appointment of Julen Lopetegui as new manager but warned the Midlands club must halt their slide before the Spaniard officially takes over. A 3-2 defeat at home to Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday left Wolves second in the Premier League table with 10 points from 14 games and just eight goals scored.

Tennis-Alcaraz will miss the ATP Finals and the Davis Cup due to an abdominal injury

Carlos Alcaraz will miss the ATP Finals and the Davis Cup final after suffering an abdominal injury at the Paris Masters, the world number one said on Saturday. Alcaraz withdrew injured during his quarter-final match against Holger Rune on Friday after receiving medical treatment for an abdominal strain.

Futbol-Barcelona says goodbye to the emotional Piqué with the victory of Almeria

Barcelona won 2-0 at Almeria on Saturday, but the night belonged to defender Gerard Piqué, who was playing his last game at Camp Nou after announcing he will retire from football when LaLiga breaks for the World Cup of next week Barca, who won with second-half goals from Ousmane Dembele and Frenkie de Jong, climbed to the top of the table with 34 points from 13 games, two ahead of Real Madrid who have a game to play and will visit on Monday Rayo Vallecano.

NBA-Nike suspends ties with Kyrie Irving and cancels upcoming shoe release

Nike Inc. suspended its relationship with Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving on Friday and canceled his upcoming Irving-branded shoe release after his promotion of an anti-Semitic documentary. The Nets had already suspended Irving for at least five games after he failed to stop himself from completely disavowing the documentary on two occasions. Irving later issued a fuller apology late Thursday for promoting a project he said contained “false anti-Semitic statements.”

Maddison football-inspired Leicester beat Everton to climb out of the bottom three

Leicester City secured a hard-fought 2-0 win at Everton thanks to goals from Youri Tielemans and Harvey Barnes set up by the outstanding James Maddison as the Foxes climbed out of the Premier League’s relegation zone at Goodison Park on Saturday. The win moved Leicester, who started the day in 18th, up to 13th with 14 points from 14 games, level on points with Everton but two places above them on goal difference.

Figure skating: Canada’s Stellato-Dudek becomes oldest skater to win GP event

Canada’s Deanna Stellato-Dudek became the oldest athlete to win a Grand Prix figure skating competition on Saturday at age 39 when she tied for first place with Maxime Deschamps in the pairs event in Angers, France , Saturday. Stellato-Dudek and Deschamps topped the podium with an overall score of 185.84 at the French Grand Prix and qualified for the GP final in Turin on December 8-11.

Tennis-Djokovic battles Tsitsipas to reach Paris Masters final against Rune

Reigning Paris Masters champion Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in a three-set epic on Saturday to set up a title showdown with Holger Rune, who reached his first ATP Masters 1000 final after a comfortable victory over Felix Auger-Aliassime. Djokovic won his eighth straight match against Tsitsipas but needed more than two hours to seal a 6-2 3-6 7-6(4) win, keeping alive a 13-match unbeaten streak and his hopes of ‘get a seventh title in the season. Paris

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