Sports in Brief: Russia takes world hockey title over Canada
Ilya Kovalchuk scored his second goal of the game in overtime, giving Russia its first world hockey title since 1993 with a 5-4 win yesterday over host Canada in Quebec City.
scored his second goal of the game in overtime, giving Russia its first world hockey title since 1993 with a 5-4 win yesterday over host Canada in Quebec City.
Canada took a 4-2 lead into the third period but couldn't hold off the Russians.
and Kovalchuk scored to tie it, setting the stage for the overtime winner.
beat defending champion
, 7-5, 6-7 (3), 6-3, to win the Hamburg Masters in Germany and add the only major clay-court title missing from his impressive collection.
, suffering with a pain in her neck, overcame French teenager
, 6-2, 6-2, to win the Italian Open for the second straight year in Rome.
Track and field
broke her American record in the pole vault, and
swept the 100 and 200 meters under a sweltering sun at the Adidas Track Classic in Carson, Calif.
Stuczynski cleared 16 feet, 03/4 inches to break the mark of 16-0 she set last year in the Reebok Grand Prix in New York. Only world-record holder
has gone higher, 16-51/2.
Gay won his first 100 of the season in 10.05 seconds (edging
in 10.06) and the 200 in 20.08. Gay is the reigning world champion in both events.
won the 800-meter run in 2 minutes, 6.87 seconds at the ECAC women's track championship in Princeton. The Quakers'
finished 13th in the 3,000-meter run.
finished third in the 1,500-meter run, and the Wildcats'
was 10th in the 10,000-meter run, while Temple finished fourth in the 4x400-meter relay and eighth in the 4x800-meter relay.
was second in the javelin with a heave of 63.97 meters behind Duke's
(66.04) at the IC4A men's track championship in Princeton.
Penn's contingent had
finish fourth in the 1,500-meter run,
12th in the pole vault, and
fourth in the long jump. The Quakers'
was seventh in the triple jump, and
was sixth in the decathlon.
finished ninth in the 10,000-meter run, while the Explorers'
was 13th in the event and La Salle's
was eighth in the 110-meter hurdles.
had three goals, and the Los Angeles Galaxy scored four times in a span of 14 minutes in a 5-1 victory over FC Dallas in an MLS game in Frisco, Texas.
Inter Milan won its third straight Italon the final day of the season as
scored both goals.
scored 17 points to lead the Connecticut Sun (2-0) to a 77-63 victory over the New York Liberty at Madison Square Garden.
scored 21 points to lead the Lynx past the Detroit Shock, 84-70, in Minneapolis.
won the 100-meter backstroke at the Santa Clara Grand Prix in California, marking the first time he has beaten
in a backstroke event.
Phelps won five events in the four-day meet, including yesterday's victories in the 100 freestyle and 200 individual medley.