Archive for May, 2009

Gonzalez back in French Open playoffs

Sunday, May 31st, 2009
Chilean Fernando Gonzalez became the first player at this years French Open to reach the quarter-finals, downing Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday at Roland Garros.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/05/31/sp-gonzalez-frenchopen.html?ref=rss

Canadian Chan to start skating season at Cup of Russia

Sunday, May 31st, 2009
Canadian world silver medallist Patrick Chan will start his skating season in Moscow, Skate Canada announced Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/figureskating/story/2009/05/30/sp-skate-canada.html?ref=rss

Howard Lewis power Magic to finals

Saturday, May 30th, 2009
Dwight Howards points in the paint and Rashard Lewis hot hand from beyond the arc pushed the Orlando Magic past the Cleveland Cavaliers and into the NBA finals with a 103-90 Game 6 win on Saturday night in Orlando.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2009/05/30/sp-cavaliers-magic-gm6.html?ref=rss

Bounces roll with Red Wings in Game 1

Saturday, May 30th, 2009
The defending champion Detroit Red Wings drew first blood on Saturday night in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final, defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 at the Joe Louis Arena.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Stanleycupfinal/story/2009/05/30/sp-penguins-redwings-gm1.html?ref=rss

Bounces roll Red Wings way in Game 1

Saturday, May 30th, 2009
The defending champion Detroit Red Wings drew first blood on Saturday night in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final, defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 at the Joe Louis Arena.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Stanleycupfinal/story/2009/05/30/sp-penguins-redwings-gm1.html?ref=rss

Canada defeats Cyprus in soccer friendly

Saturday, May 30th, 2009
Simeon Jackson scored in the second half to give Canada a 1-0 victory over Cyprus in an international friendly on Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2009/05/30/sp-soccer-canada-cyprus.html?ref=rss

Red Wings shine bright through Hockeytown struggles

Saturday, May 30th, 2009
Given whats gone on in Detroit over the past year, a Red Wing Stanley Cup parade at the end of the playoffs might mean more now than any of the others before it.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Stanleycupfinal/story/2009/05/30/sp-f-red-wings-detroit-economy.html?ref=rss

Wozniak bests clay specialist at French Open Nestor advances

Saturday, May 30th, 2009
Aleksandra Wozniak defeated Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 on Saturday to become the first Canadian woman tennis player to reach Week 2 at the French Open since Patricia Hy-Boulais in 1992.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/05/30/sp-wozniak-frenchopen.html?ref=rss

Blue Jays bats come through for hard luck Tallet

Saturday, May 30th, 2009
Converted Blue Jays relief pitcher Brian Tallet threw 118 pitches in a solid seven innings of work and was backed by a 14-hit attack in a 5-3 decision over the visiting Boston Red Sox on Saturday afternoon.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/05/30/sp-tallet-bluejays.html?ref=rss

DeRo faces old club as TFC visit Dynamo

Saturday, May 30th, 2009
Toronto FCs Dwayne De Rosario is returning to face his old team as the Reds square off against the Houston Dynamo on Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2009/05/30/sp-tfc-dynamo-prev.html?ref=rss