April 27th, 2013 Hockey
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Ice hockey, whose origins lie in the late nineteenth century, is a sport that pits two teams of six players each with the aim of introducing a rubber disc inside the opponent’s goal guarded by a goalkeeper. The particularity of this sport is that the goal should be to get fulfill sliding down a frozen track with a sharp blade skates. The rubber disc, also called a puck, is slipped on the ice with the help of a stick ice hockey game, known as stick.
Dimensions of track and duration
Ice hockey takes place in a rectangular ice rink, also called rink, ranging in size 61 meters long by 30 wide. All ice hockey regulation tracks has rounded corners, to prevent the puck will slow to reach every corner, thus giving more vibrancy and attractiveness of the game. Normally, ice hockey clues surrounding a high wall that serves to clear the puck does not leave the playing area, but does not prevent public visibility.
Players can use the presence of this wall to try to develop plays with his help, bouncing the pick to dribble an opponent, for example. The center of the track is always marked by a red line that connects each of the two halves of the court. In the field are placed two red lines to mark the goal line at each end of the track, just where are located the two goals. Read more »
April 25th, 2013 Champions League
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The Spanish-German double match that threw up the semi-final draw for Champions League has, at least for the moment, a clear winner and certainly Germany. For if we told Tuesday that the Bayern Munich passed over Barca and won 4-0, on Wednesday has happened pretty much the same to Real Madrid in Dortmund dropped a 4-1 so the possibility of an all-German end is pretty close.
Borussia Dortmund was better than Real Madrid; he ran over at times and took advantage of the defensive weakness with a spectacular white Robert Lewandowski who scored all four goals of the game, three of them in the first leg of the second half. Earlier, Cristiano Ronaldo had been faithful to their appointment with the goal and that gives a glimmer of hope to all white still need a major comeback to keep dreaming of the tenth.
Dortmund and Real Madrid took the field with no surprises in their lineups. The German recovered to Hummels in defense while in the white set Modric was in midfield while yielding as gray as or more than their peers and, Sergio Ramos, as expected, on the right wing as cover for Arbeloa so Varane and Pepe shared the center of defense. Read more »
April 24th, 2013 Barcelona
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The Barca fans dream of seeing Barca lift the fifth day at Wembley on May 25 has completely vanished at a stroke, after watching the Bayern Munich happened literally over Barca team. And is that any analysis or any excuse is vain seen as a team, he has played and as it has played the other, apart from the delivery of each.
Bayern have been better absolutely everything, so excuse the defeat on refereeing errors is a mistake. It was because Kassai night was terrible, but the Hungarian was wrong for everyone. The only thing that was not as bad as the referee was the Football Club Barcelona itself, unrecognizable, and sterile despite enjoying more than 60% possession.
In the first minute of play, Bayern and warned with an opportunity to Robben desbarataba Valdes. Barca had the ball, but most of the time in the field, the circulation was very slow, Messi did not appear, the ends did not help the defense what they needed, were granted many corners … Anyway, all were trouble for Vilanova, problems for which the technician did not find solution. Read more »
Most major European leagues being decided well in advance this year without the emotion of the championships are decided in recent days. In England this has been so for weeks and knew it was a matter of time to happen what happened on Monday, meaning that the Manchester United mathematical manner certifies title twenty of the Premier League.
The advantage of United in front of the table was very spacious but the defeat of City against Tottenham at the weekend gave to those of Ferguson’s ability to kill off the title. The Red Devils did not lose the opportunity and Robbie Van Persie scored a hat trick sentencing the game before the quarter-hour with two goals.
Thus the Dutch striker continues oppositional to the title of ‘Best Player of the Year’ by which also fights Juan Mata. Read more »
A Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull are very good at the Sakhir circuit. If the German driver won a year ago in this scenario, this Sunday has been repeated victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix after a race quite placid who led almost from the beginning and which was favored by the problems with Fernando Alonso rear wing of his Ferrari dismissed him for the win.
The other two drivers were on the podium in Bahrain have been Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean has been repeated so exactly the same podium in the 2012 season. There seemed to be well off as the Lotus out from far behind but Raikkonen made another very consistent race and thanks to a stop less than its rivals rose to the second position.
Meanwhile Grosjean beat Di Resta in the absence of a few laps and completed positions of privilege. The mechanical problems of Fernando Alonso conditioned a race that had a reasonably exciting. Rosberg held the lead after the lights go off but Vettel and Alonso began to attack starring an interesting battle. Read more »
April 21st, 2013 Sports News
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The 2013 Monte Carlo Masters and has defined an end and will be that many fans expected. True to its date, and for the ninth year in a row, we found it to Rafael Nadal who will fight for the title with Novak Djokovic in the final already in 2009 and repeated in 2012 and in both cases with Spanish tennis victory.
To reach the final Rafa Nadal had to stop on the way to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga who sold face defeat but relented by 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) . Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic got rid of Fabio Fognini smoothly could not resist the Serbian and ended up losing by a convincing 6-2, 6-1 after just 51 minutes of play.
Nadal and Tsonga were the first to hit the track and made it under unfavorable conditions for the game since it underwent a very annoying wind that lifted them complicated dust and each of their blows. Tsonga was better in the opening moments of the game to beat Nadal who is not comfortable. Read more »
Few surprises in the first GP free of the Americas in Austin, Texas. It’s Favorite Moto GP are among the first, with the Honda and sending an impressive Marc Marquez scoring the best time. Redding has been the fastest in some strange Moto2 free while Viaales, despite its decline in the last few minutes, has been the reference in Moto3.
The rookie Repsol’s Marc Marquez has become the fastest in MotoGP Friday practice as it was in the last race in Qatar. Considering that the best time of FP1 was almost three seconds greater than the second free, not the time to assess. Instead, they will have an importance for the selection of the top 10 that will go down in Q1, thanks to the new qualifying format.
Pilot behind Cervera found two Honda of Dani Pedrosa and the CSF German, Stefan Bradl. The best Yamaha has been to Lorenzo Marquez half second, followed by Valentino Rossi and Crutchlow English. Striking the bad times of Smith and Iannone, being 13 ° and 15 ° respectively, or what is the same, behind the ART of Espargaro and Hernandez. Read more »
The Serbian Novak Djokovic again had to play three sets to make it out unscathed in the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters 1000 this time against Argentina’s Juan Monaco (14) who squandered some early chances in the second set to give the coup de grace to the world number one.
The other key room’s presents the surprise appearance of Finnish Jarkko Nieminen has eliminated the Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro (5) in three sets to rank first quarter-final of a Masters 1000.
Djokovic that to Mikhail Youzhny started badly but ended up winning on the sets again had a cold start and that take advantage of the Argentine Juan Monaco to go ahead with a break. The Serb tries a trailer and managed to close the gap but his gait was very erratic and very slow. So Monaco won a second break and jumped into the pocket the set 6-4. Read more »
April 18th, 2013 Baseball
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Pitching is a major factor baseball game. Many consider it the most important, even over the batting. If a club does not have effective pitchers that meet its goal of containing the offense of the opposing team to victory can be a difficult my mission.
In baseball, the pitcher is the one player in charge of making shipments to the home, where the batter on the opposing team try to connect them in order to get on base and score in the race.
Another baseball player involved in this activity is the receiver, who is the responsible for requesting the pitcher the different types of shipments through signs; always avoiding the batter can see them. This is a key moment of the game because the same part every action. Read more »
April 17th, 2013 Sports Tips
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If you are an amateur or recreational player, here we give some “tips” on how to change those things that are not doing well and prevent you from taking better shape.
The service is one of the hardest shots tennis, combining several variables in execution. In short, it is the combination of three major elements, which are the strength, technique and body posture. To this must be added something of great importance, which is psychomotor coordination.
By the same token, for the kick becomes a winner or at least, in a coup that would put the game in a plane equals, you need to train this movement with special attention. Read more »