But after hitting his 44th home run of the season, he went 10 games without producing a home run and eventually lost the major league lead in that category to Matt Olson (46-homer, Atlanta Braves) before going down with a side injury.
Ohtani reportedly took batting practice in the batting cage and did some agility drills.
Ohtani is 10-5 with a 3.14 ERA as a pitcher this year, and he’s also been a standout at the plate, batting .304 (151-for-497) with 44 home runs and a 1.066 OPS 카지노사이트킴 (on-base plus slugging percentage).
‘Divine’ Goff and ‘Power’ Sabalenka will face battle in the US Open Women’s Singles Championship Final Showdown.
World No. 2 Arina Sabalenka (Belarus) and home-court favorite Coco Goff (No. 6-USA) will face off for the title of women’s singles champion at the US Open ($65 million), the last major tennis tournament of the year.
Goff defeated 10th-ranked Karolina Muhova (Czech Republic) 2-0 (6-4 7-5) in two hours and three minutes in the women’s singles semifinals on the 12th day of the tournament at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City, USA.
Sabalenka’s 2-1 (0-6 7-6<7-1> 7-6<10-5>) come-from-behind victory over No. 17 Madison Keys (USA) in a two-hour, 32-minute semifinal match that went to two tiebreaks completed the final lineup.
The 19-year-old Goff, born in 2004, is being touted as the next big thing in American tennis.
At Wimbledon in 2019, she became the youngest player in history to qualify at 15 years, 122 days old.
With her steady rise, Goff was recognized as one of the “next big things” when she finished runner-up at the French Open last year.
The 5-foot-7 player is known for her quick feet and physical strength.
Goff’s opponent, Sabalenka, is a 6-foot-2 player with power that comes from her size.
She is one of the hardest hitting women’s players in the tournament, with a top speed of 196 kilometers per hour on her serve, which ranks second among all women competitors.
As her No. 2 ranking suggests, Sabalenka has been a consistent force in major singles in recent years.
She has reached the quarterfinals of six majors in the last three years. She reached the semifinals of five consecutive majors from last year’s US Open to this year’s US Open, and earlier this year she reached the final of a major for the first time in her career at the Australian Open.
Goff leads the head-to-head series 3-2. However, in their most recent meeting at this year’s Indian Wells Open, Savalenka won 2-0.
The final between Goff and Sabalenka will begin at 5 a.m. ET on Tuesday.
Earlier in the day, Goff had a chance to save a match point in the second set with Mujova leading 5-3.
Undeterred, Goff broke back for a 6-5 lead and rallied for a tournament-record 40 consecutive points before Mujova’s backhand sailed off the line to seal the match.
Goff was leading 1-0 in the second set when four environmentalists staged a surprise protest in the stands, causing the match to be suspended for about 40 minutes.
Three of them were ejected early, but one had his feet glued to the floor of the stands, which took a lot of time to clear.
“If that’s what the environmentalists felt they had to do to make their voices heard, I can’t be mad at them,” Goff said after the match.
Sabalenka dropped the first set to Keith 0-6 and looked to be out of the quarterfinals for the third year in a row, but she showed more mental toughness as she battled back to take the match to two tiebreaks.
In the third-set tiebreak, she made fans laugh when, after reaching seven points, she let go of her tennis racket in celebration, thinking she had secured her place in the final.
Tiebreaks are usually won by the first player to reach seven points, 카지노사이트넷 but in the final set of a major, they are played to 10 points.
Twenty-three players have been confirmed for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers, the first qualifying round for men’s football at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.The Korea Football Association (KFA) announced on Friday that it has finalised its 23-man squad from the 26 players who took part in the call-up training for the U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers starting on 6 June.The squad, comprised of players under the age of 22, has been training in Changwon since the 28th of last month, with the final 23 players selected today.Of the 26, Kim Joo-chan (Suwon) and Park Chang-hwan (Eland) were selected. Hwang Jae-hwan (Ulsan) were left out.Overseas players Kwon Hyuk-kyu (Celtic), Lee Hyun-joo (Wien Wiesbaden) and Jung Sang-bin (Minnesota United) made the final list.Kim Jung-hoon and Park Chang-woo (Jeonbuk), Lee Tae-seok and Kim Shin-jin (Seoul), Uhm Ji-sung and Heo Yul (Gwangju), Cho Hyun-taek (Ulsan) and Hong Yun-sang (Pohang) are among the players who are active in the K League.The AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifier from 6-12 June is the first gateway to next year’s Paris Olympics.Players must qualify for the U-23 Asian Cup in April next year in Qatar, which is the final Asian qualifier for the Paris Olympics.A total of 16 teams will qualify for the U-23 Asian Cup, including the top four teams from each of the 11 qualifying groups and the top two teams from Group 2, plus hosts Qatar.Korea will compete in Group B against Qatar, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar. They will face Qatar on the 6th, Kyrgyzstan on the 9th and Myanmar on the 12th at the Changwon Football Centre.In the U-23 Asian Cup, the first to third-placed teams will book a direct ticket to the Olympic Games, while the fourth-placed team will play a play-off against the fourth-placed team from the final African qualifiers for a place 스포츠토토 in Paris.
The South Korean women’s volleyball team’s chances of reaching the quarter-finals of the Asian Volleyball Championship are now very slim after they were swept aside by Thailand.Korea lost to Thailand 0-3 (20-25 22-25 23-25) in straight sets in their Group E match of the quarter-final round of the 2023 Asian Volleyball Championship in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand on 3 March.Korea, who finished second in Pool C (2-1), started the quarter-final round with one loss.In Pool E, Vietnam, who defeated Korea in the preliminary round, and Pool A leader Thailand started the quarter-final round with one win, while Korea and Australia entered the match with one loss.The top two teams in Group E will advance to the quarter-finals.With two losses, South Korea will drop to the fifth to eighth place match if Vietnam wins the Vietnam-Australia match later in the day.Even if the Aussies beat Vietnam, South Korea would have to beat Australia on the fourth day and Thailand, which is virtually assured of a spot in the quarter-finals, would have to beat Vietnam to reach the final four.South Korea, who slipped to 35th in the FIVB rankings, were vastly outclassed by Thailand, who moved up to 15th.After conceding a fast break to Thailand at 16-16 in the first set, Korea was unable to break through Thailand’s tight defence in the ensuing rally. Attack errors by Lee Sun-woo (KGC Ginseng Corporation) and Lee Han-bi (Pepper Savings Bank) led to a 16-20 deficit and Korea lost the first set in vain.In the second set, Korea’s attack errors continued in the middle of the set, widening the gap.The Koreans fought hard to get back into the match, but were unable to get over the hump in the third set.At 21-21, Wipawi Sithong hit an open attack, and in the ensuing rally, Tanata Sooksot hit an unforced error.At 23-22, she conceded an open attack to Wipawi again to face match point.Park Jung-ah (Pepper Savings Bank) saved one point with an open attack, but Thailand ended the match with a diagonal attack from Wipawi at 24-23.Wipawi was named the Asia Quarter by Hyundai E&C of the Korean Professional Volleyball V League.In addition to outside hitter Wipawi, setters Ponpoon Gedpard (IBK) and Apojit Spike 카지노 (Korea Expressway Corporation), who will play in the 2023-2024 V-League, dominated the Korean representatives.
“I learned a lot from the tournament,” said Woori Bank Women’s Basketball’s Park Ji-hyun, who finished second to Japan’s Toyota Antelopes in the final of the Park Shinja Cup International Tournament. I will continue to practice hard,” she said, vowing to put the disappointment of the runner-up finish behind her in the regular season.
“I didn’t expect to make it to the final, I always have the mindset of doing my best in each game, but I think I got lucky,” Park said to reporters after losing the final on the 3rd.
Park Ji-hyun said, “Since I came to the final, I wanted to win, but I think my body was tired,” and vowed to practice hard in the future with the income from the tournament.
Regarding her match-up with Toyota’s Mai Kawai, she said, “I’m just grateful for the opportunity to practice with her,” before adding, “I didn’t play great today, and I think I lost the match-up because my team lost in the end.”
As for the Japanese players she faced in the tournament, she said, “Their fighting spirit and shooting touch are very good. I feel like they are a step up in every aspect,” he said, adding, “Especially Toyota, all the players played their roles well in their respective positions, so it wasn’t one-sided.”
When Woori Bank coach Lee Sat-woo praised Park Ji-hyun, saying, “He has grown so much,” Park was embarrassed to say, “I think it’s the highest praise.”
“The words of the coach are good advice and motivation,” he said, adding, “I want to be a player who reciprocates good words rather than just accepting 카지노 them.”
Gwangju FC head coach Lee Jung-hyo is pleased with his team’s progress, saying, “I’m curious to see how far I can go” after catching Ulsan Hyundai at the top of the K League 1.
Gwangju defeated Ulsan 2-0 on the road in the 29th round of the Hana OneQ K League 1 2023 at Munsu Football Stadium in Ulsan on Wednesday afternoon.
With the win, Gwangju secured its 12th win of the season, surpassing the club’s record of 11 in 2016 and setting a new record for most wins in a single season in the top flight.
It was also their first win over Ulsan in eight years, since July 2015, and they are unbeaten in their last nine matches (W4 D5 L), putting them in a strong position to finish third in the round.
It’s especially encouraging that the team caught the leaders without a number of key players, including Uhm Ji Sung, who was sent to the U-23 national team, and Heo Yul and Asani, who have accumulated cautions.
In his post-match press conference, Lee said: “The football we want to play is always the same. I’m very proud of the players for fighting for the goal, for giving it their all,” said Lee.
“I have to do well for the players. The players are doing a good enough job, I just need to do a good job.” “Our analytical coach Park Won-kyo prepared for this match day in and day out. I want to give the victory to her for her hard work.”
As for foreign player Becca, who scored the ‘wonder goal’ that made it 2-0 in the ninth minute of the second half, Lee called for more effort.
“In the first half, I shouted at her a lot, mixing nutmegs, and I didn’t make her understand (the tactics), so I was the problem,” Lee said, “but I told her that her basic defensive position was not good.”
“I thought she’ll do better, so I’ll yell at her even more, mixing in nutmeg. I think Becca has a Korean style. She’s better at it,” he joked.
Now that Gwangju has set a club record for most wins in the top flight, each win is a new chapter in their history.
“It’s important to write new history, but the players, coaching staff and others have shown the environment of Gwangju FC (with their performances), so I can only hope that the city will give an answer,” Lee said.
“At the home game, I saw a sign asking us to build a sports field (for training), but the people who came before us couldn’t do it, and the new mayor, Kang Ki-jeong, is improving it for the players,” he said.
“The mayor is continuing to try to improve Gwangju, and I hope the people and fans of Gwangju recognise that,” he added.
On the other hand, Ulsan coach Hong Myung-bo, who has only managed one point in his last five matches, said, “The most regrettable thing was the first conceded goal.” He lamented, “I can’t feel the sense of responsibility and cohesion especially nowadays.”
“Of course, when we won the championship last year, we were dedicated to the team and got the result. We don’t see that at all now,” he said, adding, “We need to take a good hard 스포츠토토존 look at where the problem is.”
Pohang took the lead with back-to-back goals from Zeca in the 41st minute of the first half and the sixth minute of the second half. It was Zeca’s seventh goal of the season, moving him into a tie for ninth place on the team’s scoring list.
Buoyed by the momentum, Pohang added a goal from Kim Seung-dae in the 31st minute of the second half to virtually seal the victory.
However, Daejeon’s onslaught began in the second half.
Thiago scored the game-winner in the 35th minute and completed his hat trick in the 38th minute and eight minutes of stoppage time to tie the game at 3-3 in the 51st minute.
With her 12th goal of the season, Thiago moved into sole possession of first place on the scoring list.
However, the goddess of victory was in Pohang’s favor. Hong Yun-sang, who came on as a substitute in the 35th minute, scored a theater goal with a header in the 53rd minute. It was his debut goal in the K League.
Jeonnam Dragons striker Hanam was pleased with his multi-goal performance against Gimcheon Sangsang, but said he was disappointed to miss a hat-trick opportunity. He also expressed his desire to score double-digit goals in the 2023 season.
Jeonnam, of which Hanam is a member, won 2-1 against Gimcheon in the 27th round of the 안전카지노사이트 Hana OneQ K League 2 2023 at Gwangyang Football Stadium at 7 p.m. on the 20th. Thanks to Hanam’s multi-goal performance in the 17th minute of the first half and the 10th minute of the second half, Jeonnam held Gimcheon to a single goal by Kang Hyun-mook in the 24th minute of the second half to earn three valuable points.
“I was disappointed not to score against Busan I-Park last time,” said Hanam at the post-match press conference, “I told my teammates in the locker room that we lost because our striker couldn’t score a goal. “I told my teammates in the locker room that we lost because our striker didn’t score. I prepared for the game with a positive mindset. With a challenging mindset, we were able to win a hard-fought victory,” he recalled.
When asked about the team’s unwavering performance despite frequent injuries, Hanam said, “We are still dealing with small injuries. But I think all the players have small injuries,” he said, adding, “The coach trusted me to play, so I just want to repay him. I’m just playing with a lot of heart, and I think that’s really important. I’m fighting with my opponent and trying to give my teammates strength, so my performance is following by itself,” he explained.
After scoring his seventh goal of the season against Gimcheon, Hanam said, “I will score double digits. With eleven games left, I want to score double digits,” he said. “I wanted to score a hat trick, and I thought I could do it because there was quite a bit of time left, but it’s hard to score a hat trick here,” he said, adding, “They say it’s hard to score a hat trick once in your life as a soccer player. But I really want to do it,” he added, vowing to do better next time.
“I think I’ve established myself as a starter in Jeonnam thanks to the coach giving me a chance, so I want to live up to expectations in the remaining games. I want to be recognized as a threat to other teams,” said Hanam.
Hanam will face their hometown team FC Anyang in the 28th round on the evening of the 27th at the Anyang Sports Complex. It’s a crucial opportunity for Jeonnam to increase their chances of qualifying for the playoffs. “We just give our all to the team we face every week. If the players are united, victory will come naturally,” said Hanam, who is determined to bring home a win against Anyang with a united front.
U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken issued a congratulatory statement on the occasion of South Korea’s Liberation Day on Thursday local time, emphasizing the strength of the U.S.-South Korea alliance as it celebrates its 70th anniversary.
“On behalf of the United States government, I extend warmest congratulations to the Republic of Korea on its Liberation Day,” Blinken said in a statement. “As we celebrate the 70th anniversary of our alliance, I want to reaffirm the strength of our strategic partnership,” Blinken said.
“The United States and South Korea share common values, which are the foundation of our strong relationship, and the United States will continue to ensure that our relationship is a true global partnership, including expanding people-to-people exchanges, economic investment, and the pursuit of international peace and stability,” he said.
“We have accomplished much,” he added, “and I look forward to many more years of friendship between the United States and South Korea.”
This evening, Blinken will hold a video conference with South Korean Foreign Minister Park Chin-jin and Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa to discuss the agenda for the upcoming trilateral summit on April 18.
At the trilateral summit, which will be held at Camp David, the U.S. presidential residence near Washington, D.C., the leaders are expected to issue a joint statement, as well as the so-called “Camp David Principles” 먹튀검증토토사이트 that will govern the trilateral relationship.