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Thursday, July 5th, 2012
Today two new pages have been added to our site.
- London 2012 – Current Time – current time during XXX Summer Olympic Games in London 2012, ‘uk time to my time’ conversion chart, time differences between user local time and BST (British Summer Time – time observed in London during Olympic Games), most interesting sport events (finals and gold medal matches) schedule with time given in BST, UTC and user local time, map of venues.
- London 2012 – List of Venues – list of all Olympic Venues with sports, location, zone, capacity. Map of Olympic Venues.
Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
In Wimbledon’s quarterfinals:
Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) defeated Maria Kirilenko (RUS) 7 – 5, 4 – 6, 7 – 5
Serena Williams (USA) defeated Petra Kvitova (CZE) 6-3, 7-5
Angelique Kerber (GER) defeated Sabine Lisicki (GER) 6-3 6-7(7) 7-5
Victoria Azarenka (BLR) Tamira Paszek (AUT) 6-3 7-6(4)
World No 3. Agnieszka Radwanska will face Angelique Kerber (8) in the ladies’ semifinals.
World No 6. Serena Williams will face Victoria Azarenka (2) in the Wimbledon’s semifinal.
Ladies’ semifinals are scheduled to be played Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 12:00 UK time (11:00 UTC)
See also: Current Time At Wimbledon
Thursday, June 28th, 2012
Today (28 July 2012) Italy wins over Germany 2:1 in semi-finals of UEFA European Football Championship EURO 2012. So, Italy will face Spain in the final on Sunday (July 1) in Kiev, Ukraine.
See also: EURO 2012 Time Now
Thursday, June 28th, 2012
On 28 June 2012, Lukas Rosol (27 years old) defeated Rafael Nadal (world number 2 ) at Wimbledon in the second round in five sets (6:7 (9-11), 6:4, 6:4, 2:6, 6:4), to achieve one of the biggest upsets in the tournament’s history. Tim Henman (retired English tennis player) cited his performance as a “freak match”, as it was only his 19th match win ever.
See also: Wimbledon – Current Time
Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
The 2012 Wimbledon Tennis Championships take place at the All England Lawn Tennis
and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, UK, from 25 June to 8 July 2012.
It is the 126th edition of the championships. It’s part of the Grand Slam and
ATP World Tour.
On our newly launched page you can easily check current time in Wimbledon, London, UK as well as time difference between your local time and British Summer Time.
Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
The final tournament of the UEFA European Football Championship EURO 2012 starts on Friday, June 8 2012. It will be hosted by Poland and Ukraine between 8 June and 1 July 2012. Because it is one of the greatest events in European Football (soccer), for those who want to follow the matches, we provide a special page:UEFA EURO 2012 match schedule and time now in Poland and Ukraine.
The page includes:
- Current UTC, current user local time, current time in Poland and Ukraine.
- Timetable of the EURO 2012 matches with time given in
UTC, Poland (CEST-Central European Summer Time), Ukraine (EEST-Estern European Summer Time)
and, probably most important – user local time. (It also includes
printable version of the EURO 2012 schedule)
- Timezone difference between Poland, Ukraine and user local time.
- Locations of Stadiums in Poland and Ukraine (google maps)
All matches during EURO 2012 are scheduled to be played at 16:00 (4:00pm) and 18:45 (6:45pm) UTC; 18:00 (6:00pm), 20:45 (8:45pm) Poland/CEST; 19:00 (7:00pm), 21:45 (9:45pm) Ukraine/EEST. Using the page, you can easily check kick-off times of the matches in your local time.
Sunday, September 25th, 2011
Patrick Makau from Kenya brakes men’s marathon world record on Sunday, 25 september 2011 and wins Berlin marathon. He ran 42 km and 195 meters (26.2188 miles) in 2 hours 3 minutes 38 seconds. The previous record was set by Haile Gebrselassie (Ethiopia) in 2008 on the same Berlin course.
Patrick Makau average speed during his winning marathon race in Berlin was: 42.195m/2h3m38s = 20.48km/h or 12.72 miles/hour (as you can compute in our speed calculator)
Friday, September 2nd, 2011
Another big sport competition (except World Championships in Athletics mentioned in the previous post – Current time in Korea) currently being held is US Open – hardcourt tennis tournament which is a part of, so called, Grand Slam.
Since 1978 has been played at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York City, USA.
For those who want to check the current local time in New York City, here is the link:
NYC current time
US Open 2011 is scheduled to be played from August 29 to September 11, 2011.
First matches start usually at 10:00 AM or 11:00 AM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time – NYC Time)
More Info about NYC Time:
UTC offset: UTC-4:00
Daylight Saving Time: Yes
Timezone: EDT Eastern Daylight Time (North America)
Current Time Difference between NYC and:
Los Angeles: -3 hours
London: +5 hours
Moscow: +8 hours
Tokyo: +13 hours
Sydney: +14 hours
Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010
Look at the below visualisation of the situation in FIFA 2010 World Cup’s Group C before last phase of the group stage. Each square of the drawing represents different result of the both last matches in group C (England vs. Slovenia and USA vs. Algeria) and colors on the drawing tell us who will be qualified to the next round.
Below drawing of visual analysis comes from : FIFA 2010 Group C Analysis
Black, blue and gray squares indicate that England will be qualified. As you can see, if they win against Slovenia a least 1:0, they will be qualified to the next round. There are also some cases in which England will advance, if they draw the match (black squares in the middle of the drawing). There are also three pairs of interesting results (USA – Algeria 2:2,1:1,0:0 and England – Slovenia 1:1,2:2,3:3) marked by the black diamonds. In this case both teams have same number of points (3), same number of goals (3,4 or 5 depending on the result) and same number of goals scored in match between USA and England. Due to the terms of FIFA World Cup, drawing of lots will be needed to find the winner.
Monday, June 21st, 2010
I recently made, interesting I hope, visualisation of the situation in FIFA 2010 World Cup’s Group A before last phase of the group stage. Does France has chance to be qualified and go out the group stage? Does South Africa has any chance of advancing? Let’s see:
The drawing above comes from: Group A. Who will be qualified?
Each square of the drawing represents different result of the both last matches in group A (Uruguay vs. Mexico and France vs. South Africa). Colors tell us who will be qualified to the next round. White – Uruguay and Mexico, Black – Uruguay and France, red – Uruguay and South Africa, blue France and Mexico, yellow – Mexico and S.Africa. As you can see, there is a lot of white squares (that means Uruguay and Mexico will be qualified), blue and black (France will be qualified) squares are on the left. Theoreticaly, they ‘starts’ at 1:0 for France but in the last row (that means Uruguay have to win 4:0 for France to go out the qroup)
There’s no blue and black squares on the right. It means France have to win their last match and … hope for good Uruguay – Mexico result. No tied score in the other match will promote France to the next round (middle rows are white, every tied match promotes Uruguay and Mexico). The only chance for France is to make huge win to South Africa and hope for big luck (no tied and, the best for them – big difference of goals in Uruguay vs. Mexico match – no matter who wins)
I personaly think France will not be qualified and they do not go out the group stage of 2010 World Cup, but … we will see tomorow. When does France vs. South Africa match starts? The match will be played June 22,2010 at 16:00 (South Africa Time Zone UTC+2) in Bloemfontein.
See also: MUNDIAL match results, 2010 FIFA Schedule