Ennis pips Dobrynska for heptathlon gold by MikeJenny

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									40     Gulf Daily News Sunday, 1st August 2010


Marquez eyes Red Bulls as Barca let him go
            BARCELONA: Mexico captain                 have agreed to rescind, by mutual consent, the         contract with Barca.
             Rafael Marquez, who has been             contract that tied the two parties together until         “I don’t know where I am going,” he said
             strongly linked in the media with        June 30, 2012,” Barca said last night.                 at a farewell attended by new club president
             a move to New York Red Bulls,               If the deal with the Red Bulls goes through,        Sandro Rosell and coach Pep Guardiola.
             has reached a deal with La Liga          the 31-year-old would join former team mate               “I am analysing the options that we have
champions Barcelona that releases him from            Thierry Henry in New York. The French                  and the ones that I most like the sound of,
his contract.                                         striker moved to Major League Soccer (MLS)             although we don’t yet know what decision to
   “Barcelona and the player Rafa Marquez             this month after he was also freed from his            take,” he added.




 ENGLAND                                                                                                                                                                                                      n Milan rally to
                                                                                                                                                                                                              hold Arsenal
                                                                                                                                                                                                              LONDON: Marouane Chamakh
                                                                                                                                                                                                              scored on his Arsenal debut yesterday
                                                                                                                                                                                                              to help his new club to a 1-1 draw




 ON ROAD
                                                                                                                                                                                                              with AC Milan on day one of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                              preseason Emirates Cup.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              After Georgios Samaras scored in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                              89th minute to give Celtic a 2-2 draw
                                                                                                                                                                                                              with Lyon in the first game, Morocco
                                                                                                                                                                                                              striker Chamakh drifted onto a
                                                                                                                                                                                                              36th-minute through ball by Andrei
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Arshavin to tap past goalkeeper
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Christian Abbiati.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Alexandre Pato equalised for Milan
                                                                                                                                                                                                              in the 76th when he got a faint touch
                                                                                                                                                                                                              with his head to Clarence Seedorf’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                              free kick, guiding it in at the far post.




 TO VICTORY
                                                                                                                                                                                                              n AEK Athens triumph
                                                                                                                                                                                                              SYDNEY: AEK Athens captured the
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sydney international pre-season
                                                                                                                                                                                                              tournament trophy with a 1-0
                                                                                                                                                                                                              win over Glasgow Rangers here
                                                                                                                                                                                        n Centurion           yesterday.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Prior leaves         Australian Nathan Burns claimed
                                                                                                                                                                                            the pitch         the winner in the 73rd minute for
                                                                                                                                                                                         as England           the Greek side to remain unbeaten
                                                                                                                                                                                        declare their         with their third victory of the
                                                                                                                                                                                              innings
                                                                                                                                                                                                              tournament.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              AEK Athens head home for their
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Greek season after also beating
                                                                                                                                                                                                              English Premier League side
         NOTTINGHAM, England:                                                                                                                             seven balls.                                        Blackburn Rovers 2-1 and hosts
       Matt Prior’s unbeaten                                                            SCOREBOARD                                                           Earlier, wicketkeeper Prior was                  Sydney FC 5-3.
       century left England well                   England (1st innings)                     354      S Broad c Farhat b Malik                   24       some distance from a century on 63                  Blackburn finished second in the
       placed for victory inside                   Pakistan (1st innings, overnight: 147-9)           J Anderson c K Akmal b Malik                 2      when last man Steven Finn came to                   tournament after their 2-1 win over
four days in the first Test against                U Gul not out                              65      S Finn not out                               9      the crease.                                         Sydney FC later yesterday.
Pakistan at Trent Bridge yesterday.                M Asif run out (Morgan)                      0     Extras (b4, lb11, w1, nb3)                 19          But Finn showed a fine defensive
   Pakistan, at stumps on the third day,           Extras (b5, lb2)                             7     Total (9 wkts dec, 75.3 overs)            262       technique and good temperament to                   n Everton beat Norwich
had collapsed to 15 for three - still              Total (all out, 54 overs)                 182      Fall of wickets: 1-2, 2-18, 3-65, 4-66, 5-72,       hold an end up for 50 minutes on his                LONDON: Australian international
needing a further 420 runs for what                Fall of wickets: 1-5, 2-32, 3-35, 4-41, 5-45,      6-98, 7-147, 8-203, 9-213.                          way to nine not out in a last-wicket                midfielder Tim Cahill scored a hat-
would be a new world record fourth                 6-47, 7-105, 8-108, 9-147.                         Bowling: Aamer 16-3-35-1; Asif 17-1-56-1            stand of 49.                                        trick as Premier League Everton
innings victory total of 435.                      Bowling: Anderson 22-7-54-5; Broad 17-4-           (1nb); Gul 15-2-41-3 (1nb, 1w); Amin 5-1-13-           Prior hoisted leg-spinner Danish                 defeated second-tier Championship
   The most any side has ever made in              59-1; Finn 13-5-50-3; Swann 2-1-12-0.              0; Kaneria 12-0-71-1 (1nb); Malik 10.3-0-31-2.      Kaneria for two sixes in three balls but            newcomers Norwich City 4-2
the fourth innings to win a Test is the            England (2nd innings):                             Pakistan (2nd innings):                             also took a single off the first ball of            yesterday in a pre-season friendly.
418 for seven scored by the West Indies            A Strauss c K Akmal b Aamer                  0     I Farhat not out                             6      an over seven times with Finn at the                Former Everton goalkeeper John
against Australia in Antigua in 2003.              A Cook c K Akmal b Asif                    12      S Butt c Collingwood b Broad                 8      other end.                                          Ruddy gifted Cahill a sixth minute
   Pakistan’s equivalent record is                 J Trott b Gul                              26      A Ali lbw Broad                              0         But Prior’s faith in Finn was reward-            opener before the Australian added
the 315 for nine they scored against               K Pietersen c K Akmal b Gul                22      U Amin lbw Anderson                          1      ed when he late cut-off spinner Shoaib              his second.
Australia at Karachi in 1994.                      P Collingwood lbw Gul                        1     M Aamer not out                              0      Malik for three to complete a third hun-            But Norwich levelled through
   Prior’s 102 not out was the major               E Morgan run out                           17      Total (3 wkts, 7 overs)                    15       dred in his 32nd Test and first against             Andrew Crofts and Andrew Surman
contribution to an England second                  M Prior not out                           102      Fall of wickets: 1-10, 2-10, 3-11.                  Pakistan, with both his previous centu-             in the second-half. South African star
innings total of 262 for nine declared,            G Swann lbw Kaneria                        28      Bowling: Anderson 4-3-1-1; Broad 3-0-14-2.          ries against the West Indies.                       Steven Pienaar set-up Russian Diniyar
made after he came in at 72 for five.                                                                                                                        England captain Andrew Strauss                   Bilyaletdinov for Everton’s third
   Stuart Broad, on his Nottinghamshire           had taken two wickets for 14 runs in                Decision Review System (DRS) but                    then declared with Prior having faced               before Cahill completed his hat-trick
home ground, then had Pakistan                    three overs.                                        replays upheld New Zealand umpire                   136 balls with two sixes and seven                  on 71 minutes.
captain Salman Butt, flashing out-                                                                    Tony Hill’s decision.                               fours in over three hours at the crease.
side off-stump, well caught by Paul                                 Referral                            Umar Amin was then leg-before for                    Earlier Umar Gul ensured Pakistan                n Aussies rout Kiwis
Collingwood at third slip.                           Ali, who hadn’t asked for a refer-               one to James Anderson as Pakistan                   avoided the follow-on with a Test-best              MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany:
   Two balls later, Broad had Azhar Ali           ral when he might have done in the                  suffered their latest top-order collapse,           65 not out, and then took three wickets             Australia rescued national pride
leg-before for nought and by stumps               first innings, requested one under the              losing three wickets for one run in                 for seven runs in 21 balls.                         with a 9-1 Champions Trophy



 Ennis pips Dobrynska for heptathlon gold
                                                                                                                                                                                                              hockey mauling of New Zealand,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              just hours after the All Blacks had
                                                                                                                                                                                                              crushed the Wallabies 49-28 in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                              rugby union test match.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Australia captain Jamie Dwyer
                                                                                                                                                                                                              scored an early goal and then the
       BARCELONA: Britain’s Jessica                                                                                                                       champion, told the BBC. “I had to raise             floodgates opened in the last nine
        Ennis won the European hep-                                                     MEDAL TALLY                                                       my game and... I’m so proud to come                 minutes of the first-half. In other
        tathlon title by 45 points from                                                                                                                   out on top again.”                                  opening day matches, Germany
        Olympic champion Nataliya                                       G          S           B      Lithuania             1          0            0       In the men’s 800m, Poland’s Marcin                cruised past England 4-2 while
Dobrynska last night in a competition             Russia                8          6           7      Norway                1          0            0     Lewandowski captured the first gold                 Netherlands saw off Spain 5-2.
that came down to the final event, the            Great Britain         6          6           4      Slovakia              1          0            0     medal for his country in the history of             Today, New Zealand play Germany,
800 metres.                                       France                6          2           4      Italy                 0          3            2     the championships in the event.                     Netherlands meet Australia and
    With just 18 points separating the            Germany               3          4           4      Netherlands           0          2            0       To make it even better his compatriot             Spain confront England.
pair after six of the seven disciplines,          Belarus               2          1           1      Romania               0          2            0     Adam Kszczot took the bronze medal
Ennis kicked coming into the final                Turkey                2          0           0      Portugal              0          1            2     behind Briton Michael Rimmer. Poland
bend and sprinted away from the tired             Ukraine               1          3           1      Bulgaria              0          1            0     has now joined the league of Germany
Ukrainian to win the gold medal with a            Poland                1          2           4      Ireland               0          1            0     and Great Britain as the only country
total of 6,823 points, breaking Carolina          Spain                 1          2           1      Hungary               0          0            2     to have produced multiple medallists
Kluft’s championship record in the                Belgium               1          0           1      Azerbaijan            0          0            1     for the distance in the history of the
process.                                          Croatia               1          0           0      Czech Rep             0          0            1     championships. Lewandowski’s win-
   Germany’s Jennifer Oeser was third             Latvia                1          0           0      Finland               0          0            1     ning time of 1:47.07 was the fastest for
with 6,683 points.                                                                                                                                        the 800m in Barcelona.
   “It has been nerve-wracking having             all the athletes on my heels. It feels so           good to win again,” Ennis, the world                    Collated results – Page 37
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