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Tuesday, May 02, 2006

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Sunday, February 19, 2006

Hamilton has ban appeal rejected


America's Tyler Hamilton has had his appeal against a two-year ban for doping rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Hamilton, 34, tested positive for blood transfusions at the 2004 Tour of Spain, weeks after winning Olympic gold.
He had given a similar positive test in Athens, but escaped sanction when the "B" sample was frozen and destroyed. .
CAS confirmed that the ban started not in April, but in September, when Hamilton accepted a provisional suspension.

via bbc

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Ranieri Intrested in Newcastle job


Former Chelsea boss Claudio Ranieri has revealed his intrest in becoming the next manager at Newcastle.
Ranieri who endured an unsuccessful spell at Valencia is currently without a club, but has not been contacted by the Magpies officials.
He told bbc sports '' Newcastle is one of the best clubs in England ,they are a good ambitious team and that is very important for me.

via soccernet

Froch expecting tough encounter



Carl Froch hopes a victory over Dale Westerman on Friday will lead to European and world honours in 2006.
The Nottingham fighter, 28, defends his British and Commonwealth titles against the Australian in Bethnal Green and expects a tough encounter.
"This is not some warm-up I can afford to coast," said the unbeaten Froch.
"My fight against (Belfast's) Brian Magee (on 31 March) is a warm-up for a European title challenge and I want the winner of Joe Calzaghe-Jeff Lacy."
Despite Froch's long-term goals, he is wary of Westerman, who has lost five of his 20 fights.
"He is going to be strong because he is coming down from light heavyweight and he is going to be in the shape of life because he has had plenty of notice," said Froch.
"He really mills in there and throws a lot of shots on the inside. He is going to want to drag me into a real war, so it¿s going to be exciting to watch.
"But I am going to use all of my boxing skills to overcome him. I will be ready for anything he brings."

via bbc

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

McDowell vs Tiger Woods?

Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland boosted Europe's strength Monday by narrowly slipping into the top 65 in the world rankings and qualifying for the Match Play Championship, where he could meet Tiger Woods in the first round.
McDowell gives Europe 18 players in the field, while the United States will have 25 players -- its lowest number since the Accenture Match Play Championship began in 1999. The field will not be set until 5 p.m. local time on Feb. 20, although the PGA Tour does not anticipate anyone else pulling out.

via sportillustrated

Monday, February 13, 2006

Kobe leads Lakers to Victory


Even a poor shooting night could not damper Kobe's Bryant's spirits' after the Lakers' victory.
Bryant was 6-for-20 from the field and was outscored by Utah guard Devon Brown, but his 23 points were enough to help the Lakers beat the Jazz 94-88 on Monday night.
Bryant, whose league-leading scoring average dropped from 35.2 to 34.9, averaged 43.4 points in January — including a franchise-record 81-point effort against Toronto and a streak of 62 consecutive free throws made.
Kobe had this to say after the game "I really don't care about the scoring title, I could care less " I don’t care about shooting the ball or anything. I mean, if I need to score 35 or 40 points, or whatever it is, I do it to win the game. If I don’t need to, then I don’t. We needed this win, and that is what we were able to do

via msnbc

Injured Henman to miss Marseille


Britain's Tim Henman has been forced to pull out of this week's Marseille Open because of a back problem.
"I wouldn't have been able to play at 100%. I'd rather not take the chance. I still hope I can play in Rotterdam next week," he said.
Henman, who suffered the injury in Zagreb last week, was due to face wild card Alexandre Sidorenko in round one.

England arrive for tour of India


England's cricketers touched down at Mumbai (Bombay) on Monday and were immediately ferried to their hotel.
Dozens of reporters and TV crews were left disappointed as captain Michael Vaughan declined interview requests.
The team left hastily through a side exit at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
But Vaughan and coach Duncan Fletcher are due to hold a news conference at 1330 GMT (7pm local time) which is expected to be well attended.
The first Test of three is in Nagpur on 1 March, while five one-day internationals will follow.
England are without main spinner Ashley Giles, and have a trio of slow bowlers (Shaun Udal, Monty Panesar and Ian Blackwell) who have played just three Tests between them.


via bbc sport

Saturday, February 11, 2006

Croatia go through in Davis Cup


Croatia became the first defending champions in two years to survive the first round of the Davis Cup after opening up a 3-0 lead over Austria.
Croatia will host Argentina, who have an unassailable 3-0 lead over Sweden, in April's quarter-finals.
Croatia's Ivan Ljubicic and Mario Ancic rallied from 2-0 down to defeat Jurgen Melzer and Julian Knowle 3-6 3-6 6-4 6-4 8-6 in Graz.

Thursday, February 09, 2006

Eagles Win Bronze Medal









Thanks to a GARBA LAWAL goal late in the game, the Super Eagles eventually beat Senegal for the second time in this competition and they win the bronze medal. This is the 5th time that the Super Eagles would be getting the bronze medal at the African cup of Nations. In my own opinion the EAGLES deserve to be in the finals but due to their lacklustre play against the Elephants of Ivory Coast in the semifinal clash they lost out for a chance at gold. The last time the Eagles won gold was at the 94 edition which held in Tunisia. Well to the Super Eagles better luck next time and to JJ OKOCHA who played his last game for Nigeria today I say well done for your service to your country. The Super Eagles have to wait for the next edition which would come up in 2008 in Ghana for a chance at the trophy which has so far eluded their grasp since 1994.