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Group 13 match, rallying from two sets down to defeated Aust

Postby kaisy on Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:32 pm

BALTIMORE -- Friday nights game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Baltimore Orioles has been postponed by rain. The shower began before the scheduled 7:05 p.m. starting time and the game was called after a wait of nearly two hours. This is the Dodgers only visit to Camden Yards this season, so the teams will play a split-doubleheader on Saturday. The first game will start at 1 p.m. and the second at 7:05 p.m. Los Angeles hasnt visited Camden Yards since 2002. The teams also met in California in 2004. The Dodgers entered the game mired in a four-game losing streak. Los Angeles scored only seven runs during the skid, which included a three-game sweep by the visiting San Diego Padres. Baltimore is in the midst of a nine-game homestand. ... te-Jersey/ . Bautista is the majors reigning home run king and the top vote-getter for next weeks all-star game. He was excited to be selected by Bostons David Ortiz, a fellow Dominican, as one of the ALs four players to take part in the home run derby. ... te-Jersey/ .E.I. Rocket 7-0 in the lone game in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Luca Ciampini added a goal and two assists for Halifax (43-6-3), while Konrad Abeltshauser and Stephen MacAulay each chipped in with a goal and an assist. ... te-Jersey/ . Corey Perry and Saku Koivu each had a goal and an assist for the Ducks, who have won five of the last six games. Bobby Ryan, Brad Winchester and Dan Sexton each scored in the win, while Dan Ellis had 24 saves. ... te-Jersey/ . Jordan Taylor added 21 points, including five baskets from beyond the arc, and also dished out six assists for the fourth-seeded Badgers (24-8), who will face Kansas State in the third round. "We were playing a tough, physical team that really made us battle for everything we had, and we stepped up to that challenge," Leuer said. ... te-Jersey/ . Ferguson accused the experienced centre back of "embarrassing" him by declining to wear a T-shirt in support of the "Kick It Out" anti-discrimination campaign, having told the media his whole squad would don the tops before the Premier League match against Stoke on Saturday.SHENZHEN, China (CIS) – Gymnast Nathan Gafuik brought home Canadas first medal of the 26th Summer Universiade on Monday night, claiming bronze in the all-around individual competition at the Shenzhen Baoan Gymnasium. The Calgary native totaled 88.350 points over six apparatuses to finish behind Ukraines Mykola Kuksenkov (89.050) and Japans Shoichi Yamamoto (88.900). Gafuik, who studies at Athabasca University, dominated his competitors in the vault (16.050) and the horizontal bar (15.150). His win on the final apparatus allowed him to move from fourth onto the podium. The third-place finish marked the seventh medal in history for Canada in artistic gymnastics at the Universiade Games and the first since Brandon ONeills floor triumph in Izmir, Turkey, in 2005. "I had no idea that this was the first medal, but I hope it starts off a good games for Team Canada," said Gafuik, who was a substitute on Canadas university team at the 2005 games. "It was a solid performance today, there was nothing that really stood out, I was just pleased that I stayed on every apparatus and on the high bar, which is a pretty stressful event, especially when it is last." Lost in the shadow of Gafuiks medal was a solid performance by Casey Sandy of Brampton, Ont., as the Seneca College student finished in seventh spot. The womens soccer squad became the first Canadian team to qualify for the quarter-finals, downing Taiwan (0-2-1) 3-0 to finish second in Group A behind undefeated China (3-0). Alyssa Lagonia of Kitchener, Ont., opened the scoring in the eighth minute to provide an early game-winner for Canada (2-1-0). Andréanne Gagné of St-Hyacinthe, Que., and Gillian Baggott of Ottawa registered the other goals for the Canucks, while keeper Rachel Bedek of St. Thomas, Ont., earned the shutout. Canada will play in the quarter-finals on Wednesday against an opponent still to be determined. In tennis, Phil Anderson of Halifax and Christiaan Lee-Daigle of Tecumseh, Ont., scored a huge upset in mens doubles when they defeated the second-seeded pair of Weerapat Doakmaiklee and Kittiphong Wachiramanowong from Thailand. The unseeded Canadians, who had never played together before Sunday, prevailed 6-3, 4-6 and 8-6 in an affair that lasted two hours and 12 minutes. The win moves the Canucks into Thursdays quarter-finals, where they will face David Estruch and Pablo Manuel Gimenez of Spain. In archery, Simon Rousseau of La Prairie, Que., will be seeded fifth in Tuesdays round of 32 in mens individual compound bow after an excellent opening day of competition. Teammate Nathan Cameron of Sherwood Park, Alta., will be seeded 17th. In womens basketball, despite 13 points from Kendel Ross of Sarnia, Ont., Canada lost 73-46 to tournament favourite Russia. The Canadians (1-1) await the result of the Russia (1-0) versus Poland (0-1) tilt on Tuesday to see if they will advance to the quarter-finals. In mens beach volleyball, Canadas two teams were forced to face off in the opening match of the double elimination portion of the tournament, with the Canada 1 squad of Simon Fecteau-Boutin of Lévis, Que., and Cammeron Wheelan of Barrie, Ont.dddddddddddd., winning 2-0 (21-7, 21-18) over Canada 2s François-Guy Allaire of Notre-Dame-du-Laus, Que., and Michael Plantingua of Langley, B.C. Canada 1 lost its next match to Germany 1 (21-16, 21-15) but remains alive in the competition, while Allaire and Plantingua were eliminated from competition with a 2-0 loss to Germany 2 (21-18, 21-15). On the womens side, the duo of Caleigh Whitaker of Sharon, Ont., and Kristina Valjas of Toronto remained undefeated through pool play, downing China 2-1 (19-21, 21-16, 15-9) to close the preliminary round with a 3-0 mark. The Canada 2 team of Kristina Vlcek of Toronto and Becky Billings of Ottawa evened its record at 1-1 with a 2-0 (21-19, 21-14) win over Japan. Both teams advance to the double-elimination second round, with their matchups to be determined. In judo, France Blais-Shiokawa of Ste. Anne, Man., won by ippon over Agata Perenc of Poland in the round of 32, however lost to Di Jan Kim of Korea by ippon in the next round, before being eliminated from the tournament in the repechage by Pari Surakatova of Russia. On the mens side, Justin Imagawa of Richmond, B.C. lost by ippon to Wi Hong Pak of North Korea in the round of 32. In swimming, the mens 4x100m relay team featuring Dominique Massie-Martel of Ottawa, David Hibberd of Calgary, Colin Miazga of Saskatoon and Kyle Troskott of Lethbridge, Alta., improved to sixth in the final of the mens 4x100m freestyle relay following disqualifications by Japan and Russia. The Canucks touched the wall in 3:20.99. The USA (3:15.84), Brazil (3:17.30) and France (3:18.78) won gold, silver and bronze, respectively. In individual events, Sandrine Mainville of Boucherville, Que., barely missed a spot in the evening session in the womens 100 free. She was ninth in 56.15 seconds, 16 hundredths of a second slower than the eighth-place finisher. In mens table tennis, Peng Guo of Montreal downed Mongolias Enkhbat Lkhagvasuren 3-1 (12-10, 11-2, 7-11, 11-9), while Charlottetowns Todd Gregory lost 3-0 (11-7, 11-8, 11-8) to Zorigt Turbold of Mongolia in singles action. Both continue group play on Tuesday. In womens singles, Montreals Stephanie Yuen won her opening Group 13 match, rallying from two sets down to defeated Australias Ashleigh Stevenson 3-2 (7-11, 7-11, 11-6, 11-2, 11-6). Both Stephanie and twin sister Sara will continue singles group competition on Tuesday. In womens volleyball, Canada fell to 0-2 in the tournament with a 3-1 (27-25, 15-25, 22-25, 22-25) loss to Taiwan (2-0). Montreals Marie-Sophie Nadeau and Victorias Shanice Marcelle led Canada with 14 kills apiece. The Canadians next play France on Tuesday at 6 a.m. ET to close out pool play but will not advance to the medal round. In mens 69kg weightlifting, Philippe Bibeau-Villiard of La Prairie, Que., finished ninth overall with a total score of 253, while Mathieu Poirier of Hull, Que., posted a 10th place result with a total of 248. At 77kg, Montreals Laurent Goyette-Demers edged teammate Michaël Théberge of St-Hyacinthe, Que., by finishing 16th with a total of 277, while Théberge totaled 272 to finish 17th. ' ' '
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