Complete calendar of the African Nations Cup 2015

The African Nations Cup 2015, which eventually will play in Equatorial Guinea, begins this Saturday, January 17 with the dispute of the first two games. The hosts along with the Congo are the two who play the first match of the tournament in Bata, the city where on February 8 grand final will be played.

So you know who play this competition and when playing, then we leave you with the full schedule:

Group stage

Group A:

• Equatorial Guinea – Congo, January 17 at 17:00 in Bata
• Burkina Faso – Gabon, January 17 at 20:00 in Bata
• Equatorial Guinea – Burkina Faso, January 21 at 17:00 in Bata
• Gabon – Congo, January 21 at 17:00 in Bata Continue reading “Complete calendar of the African Nations Cup 2015”

Cristiano Ronaldo wins 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or

The 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or already has an owner: Cristiano Ronaldo. As expected, the Portuguese footballer has been who has received from the president of FIFA, Sepp Blatter, the award for best player of the year award winning for the third time in his career, one with Manchester United in 2008 and the last two consecutive years as a player of Real Madrid.

The now former French footballer Thierry Henry announced the name of Cristiano Ronaldo, chosen by players, coaches and journalists ahead of the other two finalists, Messi and Neuer. Ronaldo numbers in the year have been simply overwhelming: 61 goals in 60 games, top scorer in the Spanish league and Champions League record for goals with 17, in an edition.

2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or

He has also won four titles in his contribution was fundamental: Champions League, the Copa del Rey, the UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup. His only must the World loose with Portugal, became physically touched and fell in the first phase. Continue reading “Cristiano Ronaldo wins 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or”

Tennis tips for beginners

In this article you will learn some tennis tips for beginners in the world of tennis that will help you if you are newly starting with the sport to correctly choose your first tennis racket.

The first thing to know is that when you start playing tennis is not necessary to buy the latest high-end racket used by professional players but if I agree to invest some money in a good brand of racket midrange as the while you lasted racket is great and it shows in the feeling of beating the quality of its components and characteristics.

Tennis tips for beginners

If you have money problems I recommend you buy an average range of racket and if your problem is liquidity 😉 I recommend when buying your first racket you start with the cheapest borrowed racket or and now I will explain because I do not recommend you to buy the racket more expensive or more high-end store.

Tennis racquets are all different and player choose the racket searching for a match between your shot type, physical characteristics of the player and racket. For this reason when you start recently is a complete lottery to choose a racket and it is useless to spend too much on it. Continue reading “Tennis tips for beginners”

Brisbane International 2014: Federer and Raonic quarter-finals, Sharapova eliminated Carla Suarez

The Swiss former world number one Roger Federer began his career in the tour 2014 Thursday at the Brisbane International with a hard-fought victory against the local John Millman. They qualified for quarterfinals Canadian Milos Raonic and Australian James Duckworth and Sam Groth.

In women will have two former world number one in semifinals: Russian Maria Sharapova (1) that eliminated the Canary Carla Suarez Navarro (7) in straight sets and Serbian Ana Ivanovic who got out in three Estonian Kaia Kanepi . The other two will be among the top four are the Ukrainian Elena Svitolina and American Varvara Lepchenko.

Roger Federer

Canadian Milos Raonic began his participation in Brisbane with a smooth victory over Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin scoring 17 aces and breaking once a manga to win 6-3 6-4. The Australian Sam Groth will be the opponent in the quarterfinals. The local beat Polish Lukasz Kubot 6-4 6-7 (2) 7-6 (3) in a match studded aces (21 for the winner and 14 for Kubot) and lasted almost two hours and a half. Continue reading “Brisbane International 2014: Federer and Raonic quarter-finals, Sharapova eliminated Carla Suarez”

Brisbane International 2014: Hewitt eliminated Sharapova and Kerber quarterfinals

Poland’s Lukasz Kubot caused the big surprise of the day on Tuesday in Brisbane leaving out of the race to Kevin Anderson (5) and filtering through the classified to the second stage as the Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov, American Steve Johnson, Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen, Kazakh Mikhail Kukushkin, Slovak Martin Klizan and Australian Sam Groth who eliminated defending champion Lleyton Hewitt.

In the women’s top ranked quarterfinals are Germany’s Angelique Kerber (3), the Ukrainian Elena Svitolina, American Varvara Lepchenko and former world number one Russian Maria Sharapova – top seed – which lost only one game against Kazakhstan’s Yaroslava Shvedova.

Sharapova

In Brisbane the first round matches were completed in the men’s. Roger Federer already known rival, will be the local John Millman he received an invitation from his hometown tournament and took to beat the American Rhyne Williams 6-3 6-1 in 64 minutes. Continue reading “Brisbane International 2014: Hewitt eliminated Sharapova and Kerber quarterfinals”

Dakar 2015 Stage 2: Al-Attiyah wins in cars with Mini, Carlos Sainz 8th

We continue our look at what happened in the second stage of Dakar and tell after the victory of Joan Barreda in bikes had to cars where the winner was Nasser Al-Attiyah. Mini driver has been the best throughout the day and has also been placed as overall leader.

The Toyota Hilux of Giniel de Villiers and Ten Brinke were 2nd and 3rd in a day in which differences have been great. Carlos Sainz was the best Peugeot qualifying eighth at 20 minutes behind the leader. Worse has fared Stephane Peterhansel has lost more than an hour while Nani Roma has re-enlisted into the race with a car that is not 100% and which is losing many minutes.

al-attiyah

The 518 kilometers of special were very hard and favored vehicles with four wheel drive except the last kilometers with sandy dunes and was more favorable for the two-wheel drive as the Peugeot. Despite what happened to Rome we must not forget that the Mini are the strongest and most reliable of cars raid and they showed Al-Attiyah and Newfoundland , leaders in the early waypoints with a difference between the two lower half a minute. Continue reading “Dakar 2015 Stage 2: Al-Attiyah wins in cars with Mini, Carlos Sainz 8th”