Archive for August, 2008

Valuev regains WBA heavyweight title

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
Russias Nikolai Valuev earned a unanimous decision over American John Ruiz to regain the WBA heavyweight boxing championship Saturday night at the Max Schmeling arena in Berlin.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2008/08/30/boxing-wba-valuev.html?ref=rss

Poulter Casey complete Europe s Ryder Cup team

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
Captain Nick Faldo completed his roster for Europes Ryder Cup team on Sunday, naming fellow Englishmen Ian Poulter and Paul Casey as his two wild-card choices.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2008/08/31/golf-rydercup-europe.html?ref=rss

Stamps and Eskimos battle to keep hopes of top spot alive

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
Knowing what the other two teams in the West have done this Labour Day weekend only serves to ratchet up the pressure at Calgarys sold-out McMahon Stadium on Monday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2008/08/31/eskimos-stamps.html?ref=rss

Edmonton Symphony to perform HNIC anthem entry

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
Edmontons John Estacio will act as guest conductor when the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performs his song The Powerplay Fanfare on Monday afternoon as part of their Symphony Under the Sky Festival.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/08/31/hnic-anthem-symphony.html?ref=rss

Federer stays perfect through 3 rounds at U S Open

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
Four-time U.S. Open champion Roger Federer cruised through the third round of the U.S. Open Sunday, defeating the Czech Republics Radek Stepanek in straight sets.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2008/08/31/usopen-day7.html?ref=rss

Jays win their final game at Yankee Stadium

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
Roy Halladay pitched seven strong innings to lead the Blue Jays to a 6-2 win Sunday in their final game at Yankee Stadium.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/08/31/mlb-tor-nyy.html?ref=rss

Rider defence the story as Bombers shot down

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
Quarterback Michael Bishop threw for just 107 yards and ran for a touchdown in his first start with his new team, but it was the defence that told the tale in a 19-6 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Taylor Field in Regina Sunday afternoon.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2008/08/31/roughriders-bomberswin.html?ref=rss

Blue Jays deal Eckstein to Diamondbacks

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
The Toronto Blue Jays traded veteran shortstop David Eckstein to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday for minor-league pitcher Chad Beck.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/08/31/jays-eckstein-trade.html?ref=rss

Jays deal Eckstein to Diamondbacks

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
The Toronto Blue Jays traded veteran shortstop David Eckstein to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday for minor-league pitcher Chad Beck.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/08/31/jays-eckstein-trade.html?ref=rss

Edmonton Symphony to perform CBC hockey anthem entry

Sunday, August 31st, 2008
Edmontons John Estacio will act as guest conductor when the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performs his song The Powerplay Fanfare on Monday afternoon as part of their Symphony Under the Sky Festival.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/08/31/hnic-anthem-symphony.html?ref=rss