Archive for June, 2009

Williams Sisters Cruise Through to Next Round

Posted by on Tuesday, 30 June, 2009
The Championships - Wimbledon 2009 Day Eight

Jun 30 2009
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 30: Serena Williams of USA shakes hands with Victoria Azarenka of Belarus after the women’s singles quarter final match on Day Eight of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 30, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Hamish Blair/Getty Images)
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The Williams sisters cruise through to the next round of the Wimbledon. Venus Williams took just an hour and eight minutes to dispatch 11th seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1, 6-2. In similar fashion, Serena Williams took only five minutes longer than her sister to beat Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 6-3.


Don’t Forget to Vote for Your Favorite MLS All-Stars

Posted by on Tuesday, 30 June, 2009
Seattle Sounders v New York Red Bulls

Jun 20 2009
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – JUNE 20: Goalkeeper Kasey Keller #18 of the Seattle Sounders FC leaps high in the air to make a save against the New York Red Bulls during their game at Giants Stadium on June 20, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Red Bulls and Sounders played to a 1-1 tie. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images for New York Red Bulls)
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With less then a week left in the MLS All-Stars voting there’s still plenty of time to get your votes in. While the goalkeeper race is all but over, with Kasey Keller in the lead, there are a few races still too close to call. Make your votes count.


3 More Brazilian Women’s Teams Advance in 2009 SWATCH FIVB World Championships

Posted by on Monday, 29 June, 2009

Three more Brazilian Women’s teams advance in the 2009 SWATCH FIVB World Championships resulting in all 4 teams from Beach Volleyball powerhouse Brazil in the next round; Shelda Bede/Ana Paula Connelly, Talita Antunes/Maria Antonelli, Juliana Felisberta Silva/Larissa Franca and the Salgado sisters (Carolina and Maria Clara).


Lleyton Hewitt Defeats Radek Stepanek Wimbledon Day 7

Posted by on Monday, 29 June, 2009
The Championships - Wimbledon 2009 Day Seven

Jun 29 2009
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 29: Lleyton Hewitt of Australia celebrates during the men’s singles fourth round match against Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic on Day Seven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 29, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
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Lleyton Hewitt reaches the quarter-finals at Wimbledon after a two-set deficit to Radek Stepanek at two hours 54 minutes; 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 (match statistics).


Brazil Comes Back to Win FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009

Posted by on Sunday, 28 June, 2009
Lucio

Jun 28 2009
Lucio of Brazil celebrates scoring the winning goal. Brazil defeated USA 3-2 in the FIFA Confederations Cup Final at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on June 28, 2009. Photo via Newscom
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After being down to the USA underdogs 0-2, Brazil pulls ahead in the 84th minute with a goal by Lúcio (C), first two goals by Luís Fabiano (46th and 74th minutes). Brazil wins with a final score 3-2, game overview.