Russia along with Serbia could be odds on favorites to win the singles gold. Number one for the Russians Daniil off to a great start with a straight sets victory over Kazakhstan’s Alexander Bublik. Solid service game to start with from Daniil following up a very nervous opening service game from Alexander in which heContinue reading “OLYMPICS TENNIS(MEN):MEDVEDEV VS BUBLIK”
Both these countries have the most robust youth systems in the world in which the likes of Neymar, Boateng, Ozil so this was a very enticing encounter. Richarlison is turning out to be a useful striker for the Brazilians , his hat trick inspiring his team to a fairly comfy 4-2 win. Those who watchContinue reading “OLYMPICS SOCCER(MEN):BRAZIL VS GERMANY”
The Olympic games don’t get underway until Friday but the soccer tournament got well and truly started with a shocker. USA who had a two year unbeaten streak in ladies international soccer suffered a shock 3-0 drubbing at the hands of Sweden. Overconfidence, complacency lack of cutting edge upfront, sums up the USWNT performance. GoalkeeperContinue reading “OLYMPICS SOCCER(LADIES):SWEDEN VS USA”
Giannis’s half century leads Milwaukee to glory. Bucks becoming the fifth team in NBA Finals history to come from 2-0 down in the series to win IT, the last being LeBron’s Cavs against Steph’s Golden State. Another subdued game by Devin Booker(far too many in this series for a team who wanted to make historyContinue reading “NBA FINALS:SUNS VS BUCKS GAME 6”
Not everyday that one fighter comes out of retirement to send another there. Miesha Tate made her comeback after a five year absence from the Octagon to win impressively by TKO. Now Tate is very much a submission specialist as evidenced by her take down stats, three take downs out of six which made itContinue reading “UFC FIGHT NIGHT:TATE VS RENEAU”
Al Ahly booked yet another place at this year’s club world cup with a 3-0 shellacking of Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa on Saturday night in Casablanca Morocco. This is their 10th African Champions League crown making the Egyptian side the “Real Madrid of Africa” if you like comparing things a lot. My play ofContinue reading “PLAY OF THE WEEK”
Cavendish denied a record extending 35th Tour De France stage win by Van Aert who won back to back stages. Fitting that the Tour should end at the Champs-Elysees and it was made for a grand finish by the Briton but he could only finish third. The relaxed mood by the UAE teamin the stageContinue reading “TOUR DE FRANCE STAGE 21”
Thiago Moises of Brazil had all the advantages going into this flyweight main event on Sunday night against Russia’s Islam Makhachev. He had youth and reach in his favor but that came to knot at the end as Islam made Thiago tap out. First round had a look of a sparring match with both sizingContinue reading “UFC FIGHT NIGHT:MAKHACHEV VS MOISES”
The key to winning a Time Trial is having an appropriate bike,light in weight, low handle bars,narrow wheels and maintaining a level speed thought-out the race. Belgium’s Van Aert did all that , averaging 5tkm per hour in a great race in which he won in Stage 20 of the Tour de France.He was 21Continue reading “TOUR DE FRANCE STAGE 20”
The Bucks showed hunger and desire in the second quarter to win this one and go within one game of ending their 50 year wait for a world championship. Three payers deserve special mention, Giannis(32 pts),Middleton(29pts),Jrue*(27 pts). Milwaukee however could not contain Booker for most off the time at least,the Suns number 1 had 40Continue reading “NBA FINALS:BUCKS VS SUNS GAME 4”
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