Archive for August, 2011

Gains Canadian track athletes have a lot to learn

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
At the halfway point of the world track and field championships, one thing is clear: medals are becoming harder and harder to come by. This should, writes Paul Gains, be a wake-up call for Canadian athletes, coaches and officials as we approach next years Olympics.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/track/story/2011/08/31/sp-worlds-canada-gains.html?ref=rss

Sweden s Soderling withdraws from U S Open

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Sixth-seeded Robin Soderling withdrew from the U.S. Open because of illness.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2011/08/31/sp-usopen-day3.html?ref=rss

Juventus lands Elia transfer roundup

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Dutch winger Eljero Elia was acquired Wednesday by Juventus from German club Hamburger SV for euro9 million ($13 million) in one of the biggest moves on the final day of soccers transfer market.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2011/08/31/sp-seriea-juventus-elia.html?ref=rss

Recharged and rich Vick ready for pressure

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Michael Vick shared some laughs, and offered up an occasional smile. But for the most part, his Tuesday news conference announcing his new contract was handled the same way hes handled everything since he landed in Philadelphia two years ago.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2011/08/31/sp-vick-pressure-contract.html?ref=rss

Canada s Shepley raising eyebrows in LPGA events

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Lorie Kane is Canadas most recognizable female golfer, but Peter Robinson writes that Jessica Shepley may be its most successful heading into the 2011 CPGA Womens Championship at Toronto.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2011/08/31/sp-blog-robinson.html?ref=rss

Canada s Shepley raises eyebrows in LPGA events

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Lorie Kane is Canadas most recognizable female golfer, but Peter Robinson writes that Jessica Shepley has proven to be Canadas most successful the past few seasons.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2011/08/31/sp-blog-robinson.html?ref=rss

Ex Raptor Bonner hoping to play for Canada

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
More than two years into his quest for Canadian citizenship, Matt Bonner remains grounded by red tape. So the former Toronto Raptor will have to watch as Canadas mens basketball team bids this week for a berth in the 2012 London Olympics.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2011/08/30/sp-matt-bonner.html?ref=rss

Canada s Dancevic Marino bounced from U S Open

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Frank Dancevic of Niagara Falls, Ont., and Vancouvers Rebecca Marino both suffered first-round losses Tuesday at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2011/08/30/sp-marino.html?ref=rss

49ers RB Gore agrees on new 3 year extension report

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
A person with knowledge of the negotiationssays Frank Gore has agreed to terms on a new three-year contractextension that would keep him with the San Francisco 49ers through 2014.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2011/08/30/sp-gore-report.html?ref=rss

AHL s Bulldogs Marlies to play at Ivor Wynne Stadium

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
The Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League will host a regular-season game against the Toronto Marlies at Ivor Wynne Stadium.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2011/08/30/sp-bulldogs-marlies.html?ref=rss