Sydney – Torpedo fast it will no longer slide in the water. Ian Thorpe, superstar world of bathing branch, deciding to end a glittering career with the record. Thorpe announced retirement statement at a press conference in Sydney, Tuesday (21/11/2006). “I decided not to follow the world championships next year,” he said. “I also made another very difficult decision, that I was not going to continue swimming career at the professional level,” said 24-year-old Australian man was quoted as saying by AFP. Thorpe, who was nicknamed “Thorpedo” or “Torpey”, able to steal nine career medals at the Olympics and world championships in 13 pieces, which makes it ordained as one of the greatest swimmers in history, especially for the medium range. But in the last two years he was often bullied injury. His motivation was often questionable – perhaps because he seemed not need to prove anything anymore from pedaling prowess in the water body. Swimmer freestyle specialist was never performed again at major championships since the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece. His comeback after missing a year was hampered because of continued fitness injury factor. Last March he lost the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. Thorpe also certainly not going to compete in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which actually can add Olympic gold collection into six pieces
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Jakarta – Indonesia Open golf championship will be held towards the end of 2013. Total prize 750 thousand U.S. dollars, or approximately USD 7.4 billion provided by the organizers for the winners.
Follow up cooperation Indonesian Golf Association (PGI) by the Asian Tour committee (IMPL) and golfing great agency, IMG, Indonesia Open tournament will take place on November 28-December 1 next.
Pantai Indah Kapok Course chosen as the venue for the event which is also included in the calendar of the 2013 Asian Tour event.
A total of 144 golfers scheduled to take part. Details, 94 Asian Tour players, 10 of the 200 ranked golfers of the world, 30 of the PGI, and 10 others from the sponsor.
“This is the last year I served as chairman of PGI. Therefore, begin this year PGI want to make Indonesia become more petandingan Open feels better,” said chairman of PGI, Arifin Panigoro, in a press conference held at his residence, Jalan No. Jenggala 1. 2, South Jakarta, Thursday (27/06/2013) noon CST.
“Indonesia Open theme this time will be accentuating the youth or young.’ll Look young players who will be seed top golfers in the future,” he added.
Asian Tour chief executive, Mike Kerr, Indonesia believes that the implementation of the Open Championship is going to be a success.
“I am convinced that IMPL and the Indonesian Open championship will be a success. A world-class golf spectacle will be presented at this event,” added Kerr.
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Yokohama – Manchester United’s manager, David Moyes, make sure Wayne Rooney will join teammate during a visit to Sweden in a pre-season tour of 2013. “As far as we know, Rooney will come,” said the former Everton’s tactics interpreter, Tuesday, July 23, 2013.
Rooney can not follow the Manchester United pre-season tour to Asia because of a hamstring injury. Rooney got injured when carrying out joint exercises in Thailand. Because seriously, who has the nickname Shrek striker was sent home to England.
Rooney also had predicted should istrihat for one month. This means that Rooney will not undergo a preseason game match other MU. The 27-year-old, said Moyes, his physical condition has improved. “Right now, he has started to jog,” said the man’s passport Scotland.
In addition, Moyes also discuss the future of Rooney was a warm conversation. Moyes insists Everton’s academy dropout to survive in the MU. “We and the club said that he tida tela for sale. Was not going to change,” said 50-year-old coach.
As is known, Rooney wanted to leave Manchester United because the club was not happy at Manchester City’s neighbors. Several Premier League’s top clubs were trying to capitalize on this situation. Chelsea and Arsenal rumored to be the club’s most industrious Rooney hook.
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Indianapolis – Just about two months after the post back in the pool slide was suspended, Michael Phelps has recorded a special achievement. He broke the world record 100m butterfly.
Phelps broke the record while competing in the final of the 100 m butterfly U.S. National Championships in Indianapolis, Thursday (09/07/2009) local time, with a time of 50.22 seconds.
Note that sharpens the previous world record, which is 50.40 seconds set by compatriot Phelps, Ian Crocker, in Montreal in 2005.
Phelps followed by Tyler McGill who finished second with a time of 51.06 seconds. While Aaron Peirsol clocked 51.30 seconds for third rank.
This is the first world record was broken by Phelps after a 24-year-old boy broke seven world records – four personal record and a record three teams – at the Beijing Olympics last year.
Phelps is just two months returned to the pool after being suspended for three months by USA Swimming last February due to the middle of the picture taking bong (sucker marijuana) in the British tabloid News of the World.
In 2003, Phelps broke the world record in fact ever 100m butterfly in Barcelona, but the day after the record-breaking Crocker and sharpening twice.
“I still remember the day I broke the world record and the next day Crock Crock broke it and hang on. Could pass again today means a lot,” said Phelps told the Associated Press.
Phelps currently holds eight world records, the 400m medley, 200m freestyle, 200m butterfly, 200m medley 100m butterfly (individual records), and the 4×100 m freestyle, 4×200 m freestyle and the 4×100 m medley (team record).
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Tottenham now need a new striker to face competition next season. Reportedly KLUN care mengincara Andre Villas-Boas is a young Brazilian talent, Neilton.
As reported by Metro, Tottenham Hotspur are preparing a proposal for Neilton for 7 million Pounds.
Neilton an easy Brazilian talent who was 19 years old. The Santos player usually plays as a winger, but can also be installed as Neilton striker. Neilton himself promoted to the senior team Santos on Marek 2013.
Player whose full name is Neilton Meira Mestk dubbed The New Neymar because it has the style and appearance similar games. This makes Tottenham want to bring Neilton.
Tottenham themselves had once failed to bring Neymar when he was only 15 years old, and this time meraka do not want to fail again to bring Neilton.
The words “football club”, which is eliminated in 1998, the plan will be displayed back to the United badge.Comments Off on The words “football club”, which is eliminated in 1998, the plan will be displayed back to the United badge.
Manchester United’s executive vice chairman, Ed Woodward, is considering to do a little modification to the club’s official emblem.
The words “football club”, which is removed in 1998 because of changes in the image, the plan will be re-listed. The omission of the article and a half decades ago is fairly controversial and invite anger most Red Devils supporters.
Woodward himself admitted he did not like the change and ready to show again “football club” to the United badge.
“I do not like the turn the badge. [Joint-chairman] Joel [Glazer] also did not like the change. We will examine and consider about it,” he told the British media on Sunday (21/7) this.
“We are a football club, not a business.”
“I have explained to our staff that we are a 135-year old club and that is that you must remember. We are a football club, a club [club] with a capital C.”
“And those who are bound in the inside there is a commercial business that will finance the purchase of a lot of players forward and we should be supportive of them.”
“We have to make sure these two elements go together but not mutually affect each other and that’s where we try to balance it.”
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Naples – Transfer Gonzalo Higuain and Pepe Reina soon completed by Napoli after both players pass the medical tests. To then Higuain and Reina will be introduced to the public next Monday.
This certainty was announced the president of Il Partenopei, Aurelio De Laurentiis, via his twitter account. Higuain himself purchased with a tag of 37 million euros from Real Madrid on loan for a season while Reina of Liverpool.
“Higuain and Reina has passed a medical and will soon be joining this team,” De Laurentiis said as quoted by Football Italia.
Move the top two players that would have lead to enthusiasm in all elements of the club ranging from brass to fans. Moreover Napoli Serie A team so the most active in the transfer market this shop.
Before Higuain and Reina, Napoli are now handled Rafael Benitez had already been bought Jose Callejon, Dries Mertens, Rafael Cabral, Raul Albiol and Pablo Armero.
These six players will then be formally introduced to the public San Paolo earlier this week or next Monday (29/7), coinciding with a friendly counter Galatasaray.
“On Monday we will celebrate tomorrow afternoon massively in San Paolo. You will be able to see the other new players as well,” he continued.
“You’ll get to see the new jersey, new club anthem and cheerleaders met Napoli. Napoli-Galatasaray will be a great night and always remembered in the history of this club.”
“Kam can say that we’ve worked hard, but we will not stop here! Forza Napoli always!”
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Kuala Lumpur – Indonesia Warriors, the Knights, defeat the dragon in the cage they hunt, Westports Malaysia Dragons. Rony Gunawan et al. defeated by a score of 79-82 by a team from the Kuala Lumpur.
compete in the MABA Stadium, Saturday (03/03/2012) evening local time, Larry Smith a contributor Jonathan scoring with 18 points. Meanwhile, Ron and Mario Wuysang scored a total of 29 points.
Tight battle occurred in the first quarter, in which the Dragons led 17-13 with one minute left. Despite continued pursuit, the Warriors had to thank the Dragons ahead 22-20 at the end of the quarter.
In the second quarter, when the game took about five minutes left, Mario scored a three-pointer, making the Warriors cut the gap to 30-27. But, the Dragons managed to get out of the pressure and eventually winning 43-38 in the final quarter.
Tiras Jamaal Wade scored 32 points for the Dragons in this game and be with the most points for the Malaysian representative. Westports still lead late in the third quarter; 67-60.
With the rest of 49 seconds in the final quarter, the Warriors tried to catch up 79-76. However, Westports managed to maintain the advantage until finally win the fight.
For the Warriors, it was a sixth defeat from 10 games in the ASEAN Basketball League. Their position was still stuck in fourth place.
In the meantime, this is a victory for the Dragons sixth. They are now in the top of the standings.
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Guardiola replaced Jupp Heynckes at the helm after the veteran coach guided the Bavarians to a historic treble last term andRobben believes things will only get better under the former Barcelona coach.
“Guardiola has made a good impression on me. A few things will change as he has his own ideas and philosophy. That’s only normal and it will make us even stronger,” Robben was quoted as saying by Kicker. “I believe it’s a good thing that changes are happening. Guardiola keeps things fresh.
“If he followed the exact same path we were on before, complacency could kick in. People start to think that everything went well last season, so it will be alright to continue on the same path. Guardiola makes sure that we remain alert and on our toes. We keep learning and that’s always a good thing.”
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Stuttgart – Maria Sharapova advanced to the semifinals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix tournament. In the quarterfinals, Sharapova frustrate Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 4-6, and 6-4.
Sharapova had to fight all three sets against Ivanovic at Porsche Arena on Saturday (04/27/2013) pm dawn. This is almost the same as when he takes 3 hours to beat Lucie Safarova day before.
Russian tennis player was leading 4-1 in the third set before finally sealed his victory with a score of 6-4.
After the match, Sharapova admitted that the match took place heavy for him.
“It is very difficult to move my body. I need a little time to warm up. This is one tough game,” he said as quoted by AP.
“Anna is more resilient, have a more powerful forehand, and I have to bend over backwards to the end. Glad I was finally able to escape.”
In the semifinal Sharapova will face Angelique Kerber. Previously, Kerber won 6-3, 7-6 (2) over Yaroslava Shvedova.