Sports activities Digest: IOC reinstates Jim Thorpe’s two Olympic gold medals


Jim Thorpe has been reinstated as the only winner of the 1912 Olympic pentathlon and decathlon in Stockholm – practically 110 years after being stripped of these gold medals for violations of strict amateurism guidelines of the time.

The Worldwide Olympic Committee introduced the change Friday on the one hundred and tenth anniversary of Thorpe profitable the decathlon and later being proclaimed by King Gustav V of Sweden as “the best athlete on the earth.”

Thorpe, a Native American, returned to a ticker-tape parade in New York, however months later it was found he had been paid to play minor league baseball over two summers, an infringement of the Olympic amateurism guidelines. He was stripped of his gold medals in what was described as the primary main worldwide sports activities scandal.


NECBL: Ryan Douglas and Carson Frye mixed on a three-hitter because the Sanford Mainers accomplished a doubleheader sweep with a 4-0 win over the Mystic Schooners at Goodall Park.

Sanford took the lead within the fourth inning on a sacrifice fly by David Bermudez and an RBI double by Devan Bade. Jake Rainess tripled with two runners on base within the fifth.

Within the opener, Matthew Sapienza allowed simply two hits in 5 scoreless innings, main the Mainers to a 2-1 win.

Kevin Skagerlind drove in a run for Sanford with a sacrifice fly within the second inning. Aiden Kane made it 2-0 with an RBI single within the fifth.


TOUR DE FRANCE: Former world champion Mads Pedersen attacked from the beginning, then delivered in type on the end line to say his first stage win on the Tour de France.

After spending the day on the entrance, the one-day traditional specialist attacked from a gaggle of six riders with lower than eight miles remaining and dropped three rivals on the highway main into Saint-Etienne. He completely timed his ultimate transfer about 250 meters from the end to depart his two remaining opponents in his wake with a strong burst of pace.

Following two brutal days of racing within the Alps, Jonas Vingegaard loved a quiet day within the pack, properly protected by his Jumbo-Visma teammates, as he maintained a lead of two minutes, 22 seconds over two-time defending champion Tadej Pogacar.


WNBA: Jonquel Jones scored 21 factors and the Connecticut Solar by no means trailed in a 93-68 victory over the Atlanta Dream in School Park, Georgia.

Jones was 5 of 9 from the sector, 2 of three from 3-point vary and 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. Natisha Hiedeman added 13 factors for Connecticut (16-8).

Tiffany Hayes led Atlanta (10-14) with 18 factors.

• Kayla McBride scored a season-high 28 factors, Sylvia Fowles had 22 factors and 12 rebounds, and the visiting Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever, 87-77.

Taking part in for the third time in 4 nights, Minnesota (10-16) scored 15 consecutive factors within the third quarter to take a 58-52 lead. The Lynx handed Indiana (5-21) its eighth straight loss.

Tiffany Mitchell scored 18 factors for Indiana.


LPGA: Jennifer Kupcho and Lizette Salas shot a 6-under 64 in alternate-shot play to take a four-stroke lead within the Dow Nice Lakes Bay Invitational at Midland, Michigan.

Kupcho and Salas had a 17-under 193 complete, with a better-ball spherical remaining at Midland Nation Membership within the LPGA Tour’s lone group occasion. The U.S. Solheim Cup companions birdied three of the final 5 holes in a bogey-free spherical.

Matilda Castren and Kelly Tan had been second after a 67.


ENGLAND: Auston Trusty was loaned to second-tier Birmingham Metropolis from Arsenal for the 2022-23 season earlier than the 23-year-old defender performed his first sport for the Gunners.

Trusty, a member of the U.S. group on the 2017 Beneath-20 World Cup, transferred from Colorado of Main League Soccer to Arsenal in January, after which was loaned again to the Rapids and performed 16 MLS matches this season. Each Arsenal and Colorado are owned by Stan Kroenke.

• Manchester United signed Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen to a three-year contract.

Eriksen, 30, performed for Brentford within the second half of final season, becoming a member of the London membership virtually eight months after collapsing from cardiac arrest on the European Championship.

RUSSIA BAN: Russia stays barred from worldwide soccer competitions, together with the Champions League, after the Court docket of Arbitration for Sport rejected appeals by the nationwide soccer federation and 4 golf equipment.

CAS upheld selections by UEFA and FIFA that excluded Russian nationwide groups and golf equipment following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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