Archive for January, 2009

Montreal boxer Ngoudjo battles for title

Friday, January 30th, 2009
Montreal fighter Herman Ngoudjo will try to learn from the mistakes of the past at Bell Centre Friday night, as he takes on Venezuelas Juan Urango in a title bout.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/01/30/ngoudjo-urango.html?ref=rss

Grizzlies keeping Darius Miles

Friday, January 30th, 2009
The Memphis Grizzlies signed forward Darius Miles for the rest of the season on Friday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2009/01/30/miles-grizzlies.html?ref=rss

Varitek Red Sox finally reach deal reports

Friday, January 30th, 2009
The Boston Red Sox have reached a preliminary agreement with Jason Varitek on a one-year contract that guarantees the veteran catcher $8 million US, multiple media outlets reported Friday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/01/30/red-sox-varitek.html?ref=rss

2010 Winter Games on budget organizers say

Friday, January 30th, 2009
The organizers of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver say they are still on track to have a balanced budget paid for by private sponsors to cover the operational costs of the Games.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/01/30/bc-vanoc-revised-budget.html?ref=rss

Bombers bring back Reid Khan CFL roundup

Friday, January 30th, 2009
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced on Friday that running back Fred Reid and lineman Ibrahim (Obby) Khan have both been re-signed.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2009/01/30/cfl-signings.html?ref=rss

Oilers Wild Jackets in West dogfight

Friday, January 30th, 2009
There were five Western Conference teams tied with 51 points heading into Friday nights NHL slate, including the Edmonton Oilers and Minnesota Wild, who were set to square off against each other.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/01/30/west-fri.html?ref=rss

Vonn tunes up for worlds with slalom win

Friday, January 30th, 2009
World Cup overall leader Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. won Fridays slalom race in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, the final stop before next weeks alpine world championships.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/alpineskiing/story/2009/01/30/garmisch-slalom-w.html?ref=rss

Epic semifinal win sets up Nadal Federer showdown

Friday, January 30th, 2009
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal will face rival Roger Federer in the final of the Australian Open after outlasting Fernando Verdasco 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (1), 6-4 on Friday in the longest match in tournament history.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/01/30/australian-open.html?ref=rss

Nadal to meet Federer after epic Aussie Open win

Friday, January 30th, 2009
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal will face rival Roger Federer in the final of the Australian Open after outlasting Fernando Verdasco 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (1), 6-4 on Friday in the longest match in tournament history.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/01/30/australian-open.html?ref=rss

Forsberg calls off NHL comeback

Friday, January 30th, 2009
Peter Forsberg said Friday he has given up on returning to the NHL this season, but hasnt abandoned his effort to resume his hockey career.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/01/30/forsberg-comeback.html?ref=rss