Bravo Gilles Simon
The final day of individual championships saw stellar performances from a pair of great champions in France’s Teddy Riner and Cuba’s Idalys Ortiz, who were truly dominant in their respective weight classes. Only the team event now remains tomorrow.
News – here
Results – here
More posts on the World Judo Championships – here
Voir l’article original 875 mots de plus
Marc Marquez ensured that the Czech GP was just a one off as he took victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
The championship leader took his 11th win out of 12 races after getting the better of Jorge Lorenzo in an intense race-long battle.
The 21-year-old put in the race winning move with just three laps remaining as he sat Lorenzo up to take the lead.
Marquez and Lorenzo had a great fight for the lead
Behind the top two riders there was a great battle for the final step of the podium, with Valentino Rossi getting the better of Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso.
Todays race was Rossi’s 246th in the premier class which surpasses the old record set by Alex Barros.
It was a mixed race for the British riders, with Bradley Smith suffering from a mechanical issue with 10 laps remaining when he was up…
Voir l’article original 396 mots de plus
Go Phoenix Mercury !!!
Lineups: The starting fives were as expected for Game 1 of this eagerly anticipated series. The only slight surprise among the available players was that Lynx post Damiris Dantas had recently returned from her personal issues back in Brazil, and was available again off the bench for Minnesota.
Story of the Game: The game started as much of it would go on – unfortunately for Minnesota. Buoyed by their noisy home crowd, the Mercury got out in transition early on and scored the first nine points of the game. They were challenging hard on all the jumpers the Lynx were tossing up, leaking out after making those challenges, and beating Minnesota down the floor at the other end. DeWanna Bonner also drilled a three in the opening 90 seconds of the game, which would be another bad sign for the rest…
Voir l’article original 1 217 mots de plus
Phoenix 85, Minnesota 71
Total Possessions: Minnesota 81, Phoenix 82
Rebound Percentage: Minnesota .430, Phoenix .569
Points Off Turnovers: Minnesota 12, Phoenix 24
Points in the Paint: Minnesota 28, Phoenix 24
2nd-Chance Points: Minnesota 13, Phoenix 16
Fast Break Points: Minnesota 8, Phoenix 12
Offensive Efficiency: Minnesota 87.7, Phoenix 103.7
Effective FG%: Minnesota .418, Phoenix .477
Turnover Pct: Minnesota .185, Phoenix .195
Offensive Reb%: Minnesota .214, Phoenix .353
Free Throw Rate: Minnesota .137, Phoenix .354
Minnesota: M.Moore -16 (52-68), Brunson -3 (63-66), McCarville -3 (53-56), Augustus -10 (60-70), Whalen -7 (65-72), White +1 (18-17), Peters -19 (8-27), Wright -12 (26-38), Dantas -1 (10-11), Liston 0 (0-0), McKenith 0 (0-0), Taylor 0 (0-0)
Phoenix: Bonner +17 (81-64), Dupree +19 (83-64), Griner +18 (75-57), Taylor +15 (70-55), Taurasi +20 (80-60), Phillips -2 (19-21), Bass -9 (12-21), Murphy -8 (5-13)