Archive for July, 2011

Indian captain s sportsmanship keeps Bell at bat

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni reversed a controversial dismissal for Ian Bell after the England batsman was controversially run out for 137 on the final ball of the afternoon session on Sunday. Bell helped England reach 254-4 at tea on the third day at Trent Bridge.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2011/07/31/sp-cricketsunday.html?ref=rss

Button celebrates 200th Grand Prix with win

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Jenson Button celebrated his 200th Formula One start with a victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix, where Red Bulls Sebastian Vettel stretched his commanding lead in the championship with a second-place finish in a wet race. Button was steadiest in the constant drizzle to secure his 11th career victory, finishing 3.5 seconds in front of Vettel.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2011/07/31/sp-button.html?ref=rss

Tseng captures 5th LPGA major with British Open triumph

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Yani Tseng successfully defended her British Open championship on Sunday, posting a four-stroke victory.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2011/07/31/sp-british-lpga-4.html?ref=rss

Burris scores key TD in Stampeders win over Riders

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Henry Burris ran in a touchdown and the Calgary Stampeders took advantage of the Saskatchewan Roughriders inability to move the ball forward in a 22-18 win Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2011/07/31/sp-stampeders-rough.html?ref=rss

Cochrane nabs silver in Yang s world record swim

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Victorias Ryan Cochrane won a silver medal in the 1,500 metre freestyle at the FINA world aquatics championships in Shanghai on Sunday, with the whole field well back of Sun Yang, who broke a longstanding world record.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/swimming/story/2011/07/31/sp-fina-day8.html?ref=rss

Donovan leads Galaxy in win over Whitecaps

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Landon Donovan scored twice, including off a penalty kick in the 75th minute, as the L.A. Galaxy extended their unbeaten streak to 14 games with a 4-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps in Major League Soccer play Saturday afternoon.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2011/07/30/sp-whitecaps-galaxy.html?ref=rss

Harden to Red Sox deal falls apart

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
A trade that had been in the works to send Canadian right-hander Rich Harden from the Oakland Athletics to the Boston Red Sox fell through late Saturday, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2011/07/31/sp-harden-trade-quashed.html?ref=rss

Toronto FC rallies to save tie against Timbers

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Peri Marosevic and Danny Koevermans scored goals during the final 20 minutes Saturday night to rally Toronto FC to a 2-2 tie with the Portland Timbers.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2011/07/31/sp-tfc-soccer.html?ref=rss

Indians get Jimenez for pitching prospect others

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Rockies right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez said he was traded to the Cleveland Indians, shortly after he pitched one inning for Colorado at San Diego on Saturday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2011/07/30/sp-jimenez-trade.html?ref=rss

Germany s Masson has 2 shot Women s British Open lead

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Caroline Masson of Germany shot a 4-under 68 to double her lead to two strokes after the third round at the Womens British Open on Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2011/07/30/sp-britishopen-lpga-3.html?ref=rss