Friday, 20 July 2007

Weekend Action

It's the weekend and those party lovers are back in town. Well for some of us it's chill time as we watch our favorite sports action over this weekend. Let's see what action is there;
The Asian Cup action continues. Though it seems to have been overshadowed by the just-ended Copa America, this tourney also has some tight action with quarter-finals starting as Japan face Australia,Vietnam face Iraq, Iran vs South Korea while Saudi plays Uzbekistan in the remaining games.

All Africa Games:
Well for those who can't afford Pay TV, the national network KBC will screen some action from Algiers in the ongoing All-Africa Games as they reach their climax. The athletics programme is already on and Kenyans can expect more medals in the coming days.

Pan-America Games:
Yes there are Pan American Games going on in Rio De Janiero -Brazil having started on 13th and ending on 29th of July. The Games brings together countries in the Americas-North, Central and South. They have top dogs like USA, Cuba, Brazil, Canada among others battle it out in 38 disciplines.

Formula 1 action returns on Sunday with the European Grand Prix at Nurburgring. Lewis Hamilton who is suffering some flu will look to go back to winning ways as he tries to ward off Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen. The ongoing investigation about spying will also be hanging over the race with uncertainity clouding McLaren's lead at the top.

The Tour de France continues this weekend but the action has been dogged by drug controversies once again. With the action now in France proper, the riders continue tackling the Alps as they tackle stage 12 between Montpellier & Castres. The top 3 positions are as follows;
1.Boonen T.-Belgium
2.Hunter R.-South Africa
3.Zabel E.- Germany

Please make sure you don't indulge too much as there is always a next week to live out. Also watch those pockets as the month seems to trudge along slowly to its end. Check you back on Monday for results,updates and more sporting news !

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