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Rusedski rallies Beck in reckoning.

Tennis: Greg Rusedski rallied past Karol Beck 3-6 6-3 7-6 (7/2) to move into the quarter-finals of the pounds 205,000 Mercedes-Benz Cup. "It is nice to win, no matter how you do it," said Rusedski, a hard-serving left-hander who rifled 16 aces in the 107-minute victory. Rusedski will now face German Nicolas Kiefer, who beat American qualifier Glenn Weiner 6-4 7-5.

Capital blow

GENERAL: London's bid for the 2012 Olympics has suffered a fresh setback with the resignation of high-profile French entrepreneur Py Gerbeau as a bid ambassador.

Vipers' net gain

ICE HOCKEY: Newcastle Vipers pulled off a major signing when Canadian netminder Doug Teskey agreed to join them for the new British National League season. Teskey, 29, originally from Thunder Bay, Ontario, comes to the UK with a reputation as an outstanding netminder with a wealth of experience collected during seven seasons in the North American minor leagues, finishing last term with Columbia Inferno for the Kelly Cup play-offs, where he recorded a 92.3% save percentage "Doug is a superb signing for the club, he is a quality netminder who will be one of the best in the BNL, if not the country," said Vipers player-coach Rob Wilson.

Happy return

RUGBY LEAGUE: Great Britain Lions returned to winning ways following their Test match defeat by the Australian Aboriginals with a 46-6 win over a representative side in Kempsey, New South Wales.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Jul 15, 2004
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