Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Rogers Cup Champion Rafael Nadal moe Heat on US Open

Rafael Nadal beat Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday in the Rogers Cup final, spoiling Raonic's bid to become the first Canadian winner in the event in 55 years.

Robert Bedard, the last Canadian to win what was then called the Canadian Open in 1955, was in attendance to see Nadal claim his third Rogers Cup title. The Spanish star also won in 2005 and 2008.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Sania-Zheng in 2nd round of Rogers Cup 2013

India's Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Zheng Jie advanced to the second round in a gripping tie-breaker at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament here.

Zheng and Mirza defeated Natalie Grandin of South Africa and Croatia's Darija Jurak 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 10-2, Tuesday, reports Xinhua.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Chinese hoopsters beat India at Asian championships

Defending champion China defeated India 79-45 to win back-to-back games in Group F at the 27th Asian Men's Basketball Championship here Tuesday.

But the match wasn't easy for China as they lost two key players, reports Xinhua.

Former NBA player Yi Jianlian strained his thigh muscle before the tournament and only played China's opening match against South Korea and point guard Liu Xiaoyu injured his back in Monday's match against Kazakhstan.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

4th ODI Live: Zimbabwe VS India Scoreboard

Zimbabwe VS  4th ODI Live Scoreboard: India India 4-0 lead against  Zimbabwe in their five-match One-Day International (ODI) series. India won the toss, and elected to field first  Zimbabwe for the lowest total of the tournament yet -- 144 in 42.4 overs

Zimbabwe Team:

Vusi Sibanda, Sikandar Raza, Hamilton Masakadza, Brendan Taylor (c & wk), Sean Williams, Malcolm Waller, Elton Chigumbura, Prosper Utseya, Tendai Chatara, Brian Vitori, Michael Chinouya