Canada Basketball fans

February 23rd, 2015 by SportInfo

Basketball is the sport that everybody loves. No doubt, today basketball is one of the world’s most popular and widely viewed sport games.

So, let’s start to plan the sporting year to major basketball events coming in 2015. First of all it is FIBA U19 World Championship that will take place in Greece (GRE) on 27 Jun. 2015 – 05 July and FIBA U19 Women’s World Championship in Russia (RUS) on 18 Jul. 2015 – 26 Jul. 2015. No doubt basketball fans in Canada are expecting big things from 2015 Canada Basketball National Championships and Basketball Alberta is proud to host the 2015 Canada Basketball U15 and U17 Women’s. These splitting events will take place in Edmonton, AB during July 23rd-30th.

If you still think that the most popular sport in Canada is hockey you’re completely wrong. Now basketball overtook hockey and soccer and became the most popular sport in Canada. And that is because Canada’s recent Canadian national basketball team success and its great payers such as Steve Nash, Samuel Dalembert, Todd MacCulloch, Rick Fox, Bill Wennington, Leo Rautins, Bob Houbregs.

Sport statistics shows that today the rate of basketball participation among youth between the ages of 12 and 17 have exceeded 16 percent since 2010. A 2010 study found that basketball is the most popular team participation sport in Canada among youth between the ages of 12 and 17. Basketball has become a game where most people in the world take a palpitating interest and is clearly the most popular sport in terms of fans.

“People ask me if I could fly, I said, “yeah…. for a little while.” said Michael Jordan, the best basketball player of all time.

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Sharapova got French open

February 3rd, 2015 by SportInfo

Russian tenisist Maria Sharapova beats Simona Halep to win French Open. The No. 7 seed from Russia held off No. 4 Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4 on Saturday for her second Roland Garros title in three years and her fifth Grand Slam championship overall. “This is the toughest Grand Slam final I’ve ever played,” Sharapova said on court after the win. “All respect to Simona. I thought she played an unbelievable match today.”

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Plushenko will take part in Olympic games 2018

November 7th, 2014 by SportInfo

Two-time Olympic figure skating champion Evgeni Plushenko can become a member of the Winter Olympic Games in 2018 , which will be held in South Korea.

Sport Evenet Calendar November-December 2014

September 17th, 2014 by SportInfo

1: Rugby League: Four Nations, New Zealand v Samoa
2: F1: US Grand Prix, Austin.
Rugby League: Four Nations, Australia v England
4: Racing: Melbourne Cup
4-6: Football: Champions League and Europa League group stage matches
8: Rugby Union: England v New Zealand, Ireland v South Africa, Scotland v Argentina, Wales v Australia
Rugby League: Four Nations, New Zealand v England
9: F1: Brazilian Grand Prix, Sao Paolo
Rugby League: Four Nations, Australia v Samoa
9: MotoGP: Valencia
10-17: Tennis: ATP World Finals, London
13-16: Rallying: Wales Rally GB
14: Football: Euro 2016 qualifiers: Romania v Northern Ireland, Scotland v Republic of Ireland
15: Rugby Union: England v South Africa, Scotland v New Zealand, Wales v Fiji
15: Football: Euro 2016 qualifier: England v Slovenia
18: Football: friendly international: Scotland v England
26: Tennis: Davis Cup Final: France v Switzerland
22: Rugby Union: England v Samoa, Ireland v Australia, Scotland v Tonga, Wales v New Zealand
23: F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Marina
25-27: Football: Champions League and Europa League group stage matches
26: Cricket: Sri Lanka v England ODI (1)
29: Rugby Union: England v Australia, Wales v South Africa
25- 7 Nov: Snooker: UK Championship
26: Cricket: Sri Lanka v England ODI (2)
26: Boxing: Tyson Fury v Dereck Chisora

DECEMBER 2014
3: Cricket: Sri Lanka v England ODI (3)
3-7: Swimming: World Short Course Championships, Doha
6: Cricket: Sri Lanka v England ODI (4)
9-11: Football: Champions League and Europa League group stage matches
10: Cricket: Sri Lanka v England ODI (5)
13: Cricket: Sri Lanka v England ODI (6)
16: Cricket: Sri Lanka v England ODI (7)
26: Racing: King George VI Chase, Kempton Park.

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Mondial 2014 Schedule

June 15th, 2014 by SportInfo

14 June 2014
Group C: Colombia – Greece 3:0, Côte d’Ivoire – Japan 2:1
Group D: England – Italy 1:2; Uruguay – Costa Rica 1:3

15 June 2014
Group E: Switzerland – Ecuador, France – Honduras
Group F: Argentina – Bosnia and Herzegovina

16 June 2014
Group G: Germany – Portugal, Ghana – United states
Group F: Iran – Nigeria

Diego Forlan

June 14th, 2014 by SportInfo

Diego Forlan
Forward
Height: 5’10” (1.80m)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
age: 35 DOB: May 19, 1979
POB: Montevideo, Uruguay

Diego FORLAN FIFA

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World Cup 2014 started!

June 13th, 2014 by SportInfo

World Cup 2014 started yesterday by game between Brazil and Croatia.
Brazil win with 3-0 score.
Goals of Brazil – Neymar (20 min and 79 min), Oscar (91 min)
1 goal for Croatia kicked Brazilian player Marcelo (11 min)

13 June 2014 games
Group A: Mexico – Cameroon 1- 0
Group B: Spain – Netherlands 1 – 5, Chile – Australia 3-1

Most big surprise was Spain – Netherlands game.
Spain is the last champion of Mondial 2010 and beats Netherlands in final game with 1-0 score.

Watch online 2014 FIFA World Cup 2014

June 10th, 2014 by SportInfo

Sure, everyone can watches matches of World Cup 2014 with free streaming online HD TV. Just find the stream in your country and enjoy!

For instance Championship stream in Israel can be watched here.

Also you can download apps to your mobile, iPad.

Watch Fifa World Cup Football 2014 free Live Streaming Online on PC, Mac, iPad,iPhone, Android. The world cup football(Soccer) 2014 Brazil will be streaming Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about 2014 World Cup.

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2014 FIFA world cup in Brazil

May 25th, 2014 by SportInfo

Brazil expect all football’s lovers from all around the world to celebrate 20th FIFA World Cup final tournament with 32 nations competing including 13 from Europe that will take place in this wonderful country in the summer of 2014.

Twelve Brazilian cities are ready already to become a great host of matches: Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Porto Alegre, Cuiaba, Curitiba, Fortaleza, Manuas, Natal, Recife, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Salvador. The where match will be played at the rebuilt Maracanã.

Maracanã, officially called Estádio Mário Filho, fnd there it was built to serve as the flagship venue for the 1950 World Cup. It was built as the biggest football stadium in the world. Today the renovated Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro is one of the most iconic soccer temples in the world and may hold around 103,000 spectators.

This stadium has a long glorious history. It remembers many unforgettable events. This is a place where genius Pele scored his 1,000th goal and later played his final game. Record numbers include a $35 million prize to the winning team’s federation, $4 billion commercial revenue for FIFA and a $14 billion bill for Brazil.

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Russia beat United States 6-1

May 12th, 2014 by SportInfo

Viktor Tikhonov scored twice and Alex Ovechkin added a goal and two assists Monday as Russia routed the United States 6-1 for its third straight victory at the ice hockey 2014 World Hockey Championships holding in MINSK, Belarus.

“We’re a good team, we have a good atmosphere in the dressing room,” Kolyomin said. ”Everybody’s ready to work hard and do his best for the team.”

“We’ve got to learn from this game, hopefully be a better team,” Abdelkader said. ”It’s a good learning experience for us to learn to see how a team plays, like Russia. Russia is a really good team. Their goalie played tremendous for them.”

The joke (you can see bellow) has been appeared immediately after the match

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It was declared by the speaker of US State department J. Psaki:

“This match had nothing in common with the real fair hockey. In 21 century it is impossible to play hockey as if it is the 20th century outside . Imperial ambitions of Russian national team are visually seen in methods of conducting game as it was in the worst years of the USSR existence: the dirty roundabout of Russian team near gate of The US national team and blocking democratic washers against the Russian gate it is the attempt of revision of the latest history and threat to the all-European safety. ”

After this JEN. Psaki was asked by journalists – ” the roundabout what does it mean ?” The answer was – “I dont know what a roundabout means , but it is so written in the text and I am sure that it is something awful and incompatible with universal values: “We have no doubts that Russia is behind all of this , and Putin’s recent participation in the so-called “Night hockey league” match where he personally threw 6 goals in gate of the opponent – is the evidence .

Now all his bloody plan becomes obvious, all this was planned by Russia from the beginning. ”
She also declared that the president Obama expressed deep concern about results of the game and declared that “Russia already is not only on the wrong party of history, but also on the wrong part of geography, physics and physical culture. ”

Also she reported that sanctions against the players of Russian national team will be immediately implemented : “We, together with all our European partners around the world, made the decision of introduction immediate extensive economic sanctions against persons directly involved in this disgusting event. Russia will pay high price for it. We have made a difficult decision: ” all discount cards of Russian national team players in the European and American networks of sports shops such as Reebok, Nike, Adidas will be frozen up to the next seasonal sales. Performers of imperial plans have to understand that they they can’t escape of hard punishing”

Separately Mrs. Psaki noted defiantly shaved hockey player Ovechkin, as if it was the protest against the Eurovision: “This is the protest against the all-European values, against a choice of Europe! it is impossible In 21 century to shave just like if a beard is something unpleasant for you! It is inadmissible ! The beard must be returned immediately!”

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