The day in sports: 10th February
1. United go 12 points clear:
Goals by Robin Van Persie and veteran, Ryan Giggs gave Manchester United a 2-0 win over Everton on Sunday. United now have a 12 point lead over cross-town rivals and second-placed Manchester City. Giggs continued his record of having scored in each of the 23 seasons of his professional career.
2. Ranchi Rhinos win Hero Hockey India League:
Ranchi Rhinos had never managed to beat Delhi Waveriders in their three previous face-offs in the league phase. But on Sunday, they delivered the ‘winning punch’ when it really mattered the most, overcoming the green brigade with a splendid come-from-behind 2-1 win at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Ranchi.
3. Last minute goal earns UP Wizards third place:
Trailing 0-3 at one stage, Uttar Pradesh Wizards earned a 4-3 win over Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the third place play-off game of the Hero Hockey India League at Birsa Munda Astroturf Hockey Stadium here Sunday, courtesy a golden goal from skipper and hat-trick hero Raghunath. right in the last minute of extra time.
4. Nadal denied victory in comeback tournament
Horacio Zeballos denied Rafael Nadal a fairytale finish to his comeback tournament, rallying to hand the Spaniard a rare clay court defeat in the $410,200 ATP event here. Zeballos, ranked 73rd in the world and playing in just his second ATP Tour final, rallied to beat the former world number one 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (8/6), 6-4.
5. James sets record as Heat beat Lakers:
Dwyane Wade scored 16 of his 30 points in the final quarter as the Miami Heat defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 107-97 in a National Basketball Association match-up at American Airlines Arena. LeBron James finished with 32 points and seven rebounds as he set a franchise record by scoring at least 30 points in five consecutive games. Kobe Bryant top-scored with 28 for the Lakers.
6. Uttarakhand Lions win Golf Premier League:
Darren Clarke led Uttarakhand Lions to to a surprise win at the inaugural Golf Premier League on 10th Feb 2013.
7. Kasarkod Kerala beat Goa United to win Barefoot 2013 – Beach Soccer Championship:
Kasarkod Kerala emerged as the winners of the Barefoot 2013 Tournament with a final score of 8-4, against Goa United Sports Academy. The winning side was rewarded a cash price of Rs. 75,000, while the runners up were awarded Rs. 50,000.
8. Nigeria win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations:
Nigeria’s national football team players celebrate after they won the 2013 African Cup of Nations final 1-0 against Burkina Faso on February 10, 2013 at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg.
Brandt Snedeker, who finished second each of the last two weeks, busted through for his first win of the year on Sunday, firing a seven-under 65 to capture the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. The red-hot Snedeker saved his best round of the week for the final day as he finished with a 19-under par 267 total to beat fellow American Chris Kirk by two strokes.