суббота, 15 сентября 2012 г.

sport digest - The Herald

athletics Appleton Trophy, Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Men 1 Edinburgh84, 2 Glasgow 78 Women 1 l Edinburgh 91, 2 Glasgow 50 Overall 1Edinburgh 175, 2 Glasgow 128 Scottish Services Cross-Country League,RAF Leuchars Men (5.5 miles) 1 D Adam (RAF Leuchars) 34.32, 2 BCruickshank (Fife) 35.31, 3 C Scott (Strathclyde Police) 36.15 TeamRAF Leuchars 579 Women (2.75 miles) 1 A Gardner (Lothian & BordersPolice) 23.35, 2 E Miller (HMS Neptune) 25.04, 3 L Brown (RAFLeuchars) 26.20 Inverclyde District Schools Cross CountryChampionships, Port Glasgow Boys, +17 S McGuinness (Wellington)11.55, Team Wellington Academy 20pt U-17 P Bryson (Wellington) 12.08Team St Stephens 28 U-15 S Trainer (Wellington) 9.44 Team Wellington21 U-13 M Paterson (St Columba's, Kilmacolm) 8.05 Team St Columba's,Kilmacolm U-11 S McAvee (St Gabriel's) 6.37 Team St Josephs 21Girls, +17 S Montgomery (St Columba's) 11.39 Team St Columba's 10 U-17 S Ramsay (St Columbas) 11.47 Team St Columba's 10 U-15 D Miller(Wellington) 9.41 Team St Columba's 14 U-13 H Rafferty (GreenockAcademy) 9.37 Team Greenock Academy 18 U-11 P Brechin (St Columba's)6.48 Team St Columba's 8

GADS Norwich Union Glasgow Schools Indoor Sportshall Match,Scotstoun Boys 1 Scotstoun, 2 Bankhead, 3 Oakgrove Girls 1Scotstoun, 2 Bankhead, 3 Barmulloch Overall 1 Scotstoun, 2 Bankhead,3 Barmulloch Badminton Alistair Casey has been rewarded with hisfirst senior cap and plays in the men's singles against Ireland inthe triangular internationals in Cardiff on November 28.

Scotland (to face Ireland, triangular internationals, Cardiff,November 28) Men, Singles A Casey (Glasgow) Doubles C Robertson(Fauldhouse) & A Gatt (Edinburgh) Women, Singles S Hughes (NewtonMearns) Doubles S Watt (Edinburgh) & R Pickering (Dumfries) Mixeddoubles G Smith (Glasgow) & K McEwan (Barrhead) Scotland (to faceWales) Men, Singles G Simpson Mixed doubles R Hogg (Dunfermline) &McEwan. Others are same players Basketball

NBA Golden State 82 Toronto 89, Los Angeles Clippers 106 Chicago102, Phoenix 92 Orlando 93, Atlanta 111 Utah 79, Cleveland 94 Dallas107, Washington 98 Milwaukee 107, Philadelphia 100 Charlotte 86,Boston 101 Indiana 93 Curling An undefeated Rhona Martin's BritishOlympic side topped their group after three of six rounds at theEuropean Ladies Masters Curling Tournament in Sweden yesterday. TheScots opened with 11-1 victory over recent Sundbyberg Internationalwinner Marie Davidson (Sweden), then defeated Dane Lena Bidstrup'sworld bronze medalists 8-5 and Akito Kahtoh of Japan 7-4.

Their Greenacres clubmates skipped by Gillian Howard came backfrom 14-4 first round defeat by Sweden's Asa Haggman to beat JannaJokela's Finnish Olympic team 9-8.

Cycling Lance Armstrong, aiming for his fourth successive Tour deFrance title, will have seven new riders on his United States PostalService Pro Cycling Team next year, the team announced on itswebsite yesterday. The new members of 21-rider roster are AmericansDavid Clinger, Floyd Landis, and Chann McRae, Canadian MichaelBarry, Belgian Tom Boonen, Italian Gianpaolo Mondini, and CzechPavel Padrnos.

The returning riders from the 2001 season are Armstrong andfellow Americans George Hincapie, Dylan Casey, Antonio Cruz, KennyLabbe, Christian Vande Velde, Robbie Ventura, and Dave Zabriskie.

Also on the team, which includes riders of 10 nationalities, areSpain's Roberto Heras and Jose Luis Rubiera, Benoit Joachim ofLuxembourg, Norway's Steffen Kjaergaard, Colombia's Victor HugoPena, and Matthew White of Australia.

golf London-based Swede Daniel Chopra is faring best of theEuropeans competing in the three US PGA Tour Qualifying School Stage2 events over 72 holes at three venues, which will see only the top19 or 20 and ties to make it through from each venue to the finaleliminator over six rounds at Bear Lakes Country Club, West PalmBeach in Florida from November 26 to December 3.

Competing at the Orange County National course, Orlando, Choprais one stroke behind three American joint leaders, Jim McGovern,Perry Moss, and teenager Ty Tryon, who slumped from a first-round 63to a 75 for 138.

US Tour Qualifying School, Stage 2 (US unless stated) Rd 2 HombreGC, Panama City Beach, Florida 138 J Maxon 68 70, V Schwamkrug 68 70139 T Armour III 69 70 140 B Gage 69 71, S Runge 72 68 141 C Hanell71 70, M Brisky 72 69, J Maginnes 69 72, K Staton 73 68, T Bailey 7170, R Howison 72 69, R Biancalana 69 72 142 J Brigman 72 70, SMedlin 71 71, G Gregory 70 72, M McNerney 75 67, R Whittaker 72 70,C Kaufman 67 75, W Tuck 74 68, G Nicklaus 70 72, T Nance 72 70, DLadd 72 70 Others 146 M Donald 76 70 155 C Beck 78 77Orange CountyNational, Orlando, Florida 138 J McGowan 68 70, P Moss 68 70, TTryon 63 75 139 D Chopra (Sweden) 65 74 140 B Sharp 70 70, J Curley67 73, J Herman 71 69, M Dawson 65 75 141 J Elliott 67 74 142 KSellers 68 74, D Schreyer 68 74 143 D Branshaw 71 72, M Bradley 6974, D Ellis 70 73, J Restino 71 72, M Sullivan 70 73, G Koch 69 74,P Morgan 68 75, R Cook 69 74 144 S Gump 73 71, L Rinker 75 69, NHenke 71 73, B Bryant 68 76, K Green 71 73, B Fabel 72 72, K Johnson69 75, J Driscoll 69 75 Others 145 M Gronberg (Sweden) 70 75, PCurry (England 72 73 146 D Hammond 72 74 148 D Griffiths (England)72 76 150 A Bean 77 73 Oak Valley GC, Beaumont, California 136 PBurke 68 68 139 K Jones 72 67, J Blair 70 69 140 M Hensby 71 69, CStarkjohann 69 72, R Smith 71 698, P Sheehan 70 70 141 J Rutledge(Canada) 71 70, S Petersen 67 74, P Moore 66 75, S Holmes 70 71, MAllen 68 73, J Hart 67 74 142 C Kamin 72 70 143 R Barcelo 72 71, JWilson 73 70, K Tanigawa 70 73, A Barber 71 72, B Henninger 71 72, JOh 70 73 144 S Haberstroh 69 74, S Foster 72 72, B Molder 72 72, DStockton Jnr 73 73, C Sessler 69 75 Others 145 R Gamez 73 72 148 RCoughlan (Ireland) 75 73 Greyhound results Shawfield, Race 1 WesdaleBaron (5) 6-4fav, Clune Oak (2) 5-1, (pounds) 8.77 Race 2 Willy theBold (4) 6-4fav, Animo Bridge (1) 3-1, (pounds) 5.89 Race 3 EimearsFancy (2) 3-1, Burnpark Victory (1) 7-2, (pounds) 13.34 Race 4 Go toBell-air (1) 5-4f, Wylie John (5) 3-1, (pounds) 4.89 Race 5 CluneKiama (5) 6-4fav, Whittley's Dilema (1) 4-1, (pounds) 7.33 Race 6Rosalin Princess (5) 7-4f, Dandy Duke (2) 2-1, (pounds) 5.21 Race 7Tex Choice (2) 7-4fav, Low Window (3) 3-1, (pounds) 6.92 Race 8 1Catundas Dilemma (1) 2-1jt fav, 2 Malta Man (2) 2-1, (pounds) 2.00Race 9 1 On The Agenda (2) 5-2jt fav, 2 Great As Gold (1) 3-1,(pounds) 10.03 hockey Menzieshill are taking time out from thedomestic outdoor season to take part in an international indoortournament in Prague, starting today. The Scottish indoor championsstart their Prague campaign with matches against Bohemians andArminen, then tomorrow play other teams in their pool, CR21 andRosesellers.

ice hockey

NHL Toronto 3 Florida 2, Pittsburgh 3 NY Islanders 3 (OT), NYRangers 4 Philadelphia 2, Colorado 1 Minnesota 0, San Jose 4 Anaheim2 lJim Lynch last night spoke for the first time about his surprisedeparture from Paisley Pirates, claiming that the management of theclub forced him out. Lynch, who coached Ayr Eagles to the Grand Slamin the Sekonda Superleague in 1998, said: 'I've built a reputationin British ice hockey over the last 20 years and my contract saysI'm in sole charge of team matters. I'm not going to allow a gymowner and a potato chip salesman to tell me how to run the team andsay who stays and who goes.' He was referring to the club'sintention to release Swedish forward Jimmie Ronnback from theroster.

'They wanted Jimmie to leave to save money but he is a reallyuseful player and I wanted to keep him. They didn't want that andtold me there were losing (pounds) 1500 a week and needed to savemoney. There was a row and, basically, they forced me out.'

Rugby union Scotland have called up the West winger Ross Lothianfor their squad to compete in the IRB World Sevens Series tournamentin Durban. Lothian replaces the injured Heriot's flanker AndrewWilson, who damaged his shoulder playing in the Emirates DubaiSevens last week.

sailing Transat Jacques Vabre, Le Havre to Bahia, Brazil(positions at 1700 GMT) 1 Foncia-Kingfisher, Gautier/MacArthur (Fra/GB) 1542.7 miles to finish, 2 Groupama, Cammas/Ravussin (Fra) +13.2miles behind leader, 3 Fujifilm, L Peyron/le Mignon (Fra) +103.9miles Selected others 12 Pindar Systems, Richards/von Koskull (GB/Fin) +792.1 miles Monohulls 1 Sill Plein Fruit, Jourdain/le Cleach(Fra) 1245.4 miles to finish, 2 Casto-Darty-But, Moloney/ Turner(Aus/GB) +79.1 miles, 3 Ecover, Golding/ Hutchinson (GB) +81.5 milesOpen 50 Monohull 1 Saving, le Youdec/Pellet (Fra) 1573.5, 2 OneDream:One Mission, Bennett/Larsen (GB) +8.4 miles Volvo Ocean Race,Leg 2, Cape Town to Sydney, Day 5 (positions at 1600hrs GMT) 1 AssaAbloy, N McDonald (Swe) 5429 miles to finish, 2 Team SEB, G Krantz(Swe) +18 miles, 3 djuice dragons, K Frostad (Nor) +21 miles, 4 AmerSports One, G Dalton (Ita) +23 miles, 5 illbruck, J Kostecki (Ger)+43 miles, 6 News Corp, J Fanstone (Aus) +56 miles, 7 Amer SportsToo, L McDonald (Ita) +74 miles, 8 Team Tyco, K Shoebridge (Bermuda)+128 miles tennis

ATP Tour $3.7m Masters Cup, Sydney Ken Rosewall Group (4) JCFerrero (Spa) bt (1) G Kuerten (Bra) 7-6 (7-3) 6-2, (5) Y Kafelnikov(Rus) bt (8) G Ivanisevic (Cro) 6-3 6-4 John Newcombe Group (7) SGrosjean (Fra) bt (3) A Agassi (USA) 6-3 6-4 lScottish No 1 ElenaBaltacha has won the Lawn Tennis Association Junior Player of theYear award for 2001. The 18 year-old has enjoyed a hugely successfulyear, rising 450 ranking points to achieve a career high of 240.During the summer she qualified for the main draw at Eastbourne,then went on to reach the semi-finals of the junior girlscompetition at Wimbledon before making her centre court debut in theseniors.

The Player of the Year award went to Tim Henman, who reached thesemi final of this year's Wimbledon and won the Copenhagen Open,while maintaining his good Davis Cup record.

lScotland's Mhairi Neish beat Middlesex's Lisa Quiller 6-0, 6-1in the second round of the British Tour event in Wrexham yesterday.But fellow Scot Kirsty McRae crashed out to Wiltshire's AnneHawkins, while Jamie Baker also failed to reach the third round.