Archive for June, 2010

Hurricanes Brind Amour retires

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Rod BrindAmour announced on Wednesday that he is retiring as a Carolina Hurricanes player but will soon move into a front office position with the team.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/06/30/sp-brindamour-retires.html?ref=rss

Black Stars last African hope

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
The World Cup host country has taken on a new emblem: the red, green, blue and white colours of South Africa replaced by the black star of Ghana.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/fifaworldcup/blog/2010/06/black-stars-last-south-african-hope.html?ref=rss

Germany s Schweini stirs controversy

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Germanys Bastian Schweinsteiger claimed he was manhandled by the Argentineans in a September 2006 interview with Stern magazine and revisited this theme with very little prompting from reporters on Wednesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/fifaworldcup/blog/2010/06/schweini-stirs-controversy.html?ref=rss

Blue Bomber legend Rigney dies

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Winnipeg Blue Bomber great and CFL hall-of-famer Frank Rigney has died at age 74.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/06/30/mb-bomber-rigney-winnipeg.html?ref=rss

Berdych sends Federer out at Wimbledon

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic has prevented Roger Federer from appearing in the Wimbledon final for an eighth consecutive year, defeating the defending champion in four sets in quarter-final action.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/06/30/sp-wimbledon-mensqf.html?ref=rss

Penalty kicks could help decide World Cup

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Paraguay beat Japan in the first match of the 2010 World Cup tournament to be decided by penalty kicks, but history suggests it wont be the last.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/fifaworldcup/news/story/2010/06/30/sp-penalties-worldcup.html?ref=rss

France s soccer coach appears before parliament

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Lawmakers taking part in a closed-door hearing about Frances World Cup fiasco say that coach Raymond Domenech refuses to take any responsibility for his teams misbehaviour and offers no real explanation for their debacle.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/fifaworldcup/france/story/2010/06/30/sp-france-soccer-inquiry.html?ref=rss

Spain crosses over adversity

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Spain has picked up its boots after an opening match loss, and the World Cup draw opened up favourably for the 2008 European champions.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/fifaworldcup/blog/2010/06/spain.html?ref=rss

Bosh looking for more than playoff cameos

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Telling The Associated Press, Im ready to get this thing over with, Chris Bosh hopes hell be a perennial playoff performer in his next stop.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2010/06/30/sp-bosh-winning.html?ref=rss

The myth of Cristiano Ronaldo

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
When Portugal play the best opposition, they rarely set up their team to try to win games, minimizing the impact of their best player, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/fifaworldcup/blog/2010/06/the-myth-of-cristiano-ronaldo.html?ref=rss