The striker of Bayern and Pini Zahavi extend their cooperation – Uli Hoeneß will not talk to him for the time being. The former deputy secretary general Marco Villiger leaves FIFA.
Football, FC Bayern: Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski probably extended the contract until 2020 with his controversial advisor Pini Zahavi. This reported sky. image and Sports photo confirmed the message. The 74-year-old wants to transfer 29-year-old Poles to a big club, the German Football Championship, but turns around, pointing repeatedly at Lewandowski's contract in Munich until 2021. "We had Robert Lewandowski always under control, only his Advisor We did not give him speaking time, "said Bayern President Uli Hoeneß on Sunday during Talk Sky Sports News HD"Zahavi" had tried "four or five times" to get an appointment with me: I told him that I only have time on 2 September at 2.30 pm. " The transfer window closes on 31 August.
Football, FIFA: The old deputy secretary general of FIFA and the highest judge Marco Villiger has announced that he is withdrawing from the World Football Association. "It's time to open a new chapter and find new challenges," he said. Villiger had survived as the only top official (43) at the end of the era of former FIFA president Sepp Blatter. Secretary General Fatma Samoura thanked the Swiss: "In all those years Marco was a pillar of this organization." Villiger hit the headlines a year ago when it was announced that the boss of the Asian Confederation had already given him a luxury watch in 2014. However, Villiger had "transferred and did not accept this after receiving FIFA," the World Association said at that moment.
Tennis, Cincinnati: Julia Görges (Bad Oldesloe) is in position nine in the tennis world ranking for the first time and is as high as never in her career. The semi-finalist of Wimbledon, who retired in the first round in Cincinnati, benefited from the fall of former Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza. The Spaniard was not at the start as a defending champion at the Ohio tournament and dropped from ninth to twelve. Görges is still the number two in Germany behind Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber (Kiel), who is still in fourth place. The number one is unchanged French Open champion Simona Halep (Romania) for the Danish Caroline Wozniacki.
Indy Car, Los Angeles: A serious accident overshadowed the IndyCar race at Ponoco Raceway in Pennsylvania. The Canadian rookie and former DTM driver Robert Wickens (Schmidt-Honda) had to be hospitalized after a horror crash on Sunday. There the 29-year-old is treated for injuries to the spine, legs, right arm and a lung squeeze and should probably still be operated according to a team statement. In the seventh round was Wickens & # 39; car with the vehicle of Ryan Hunter-Reay (USA / Andretti-Honda) collided, flew around his own axis turning in the security fence and lost his bumpers and wings. The race was won after a long break by former Formula 1 driver Alexander Rossi (USA).
Artistic gymnastics, Saint Petersburg: Art gymnastics Olympic champion Elena Chutschunova died at the age of only 49 years. According to Russian media reports, the ex-world champion died of pneumonia in her native city of St. Petersburg. With two gold, one silver and one bronze medal, Chuchunova was the most successful gymnast of the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul. In 2004 the Russian was admitted to the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.