Back Circle, Leopold St for Guinness football final

National midfielder, Konata Mannings, (right) controls the ball during Tuesday night’s one-nil win versus West Front Road. (Photo by Orlando Charles)

Defending champion of the Guinness Greatest of the Streets Competition, Back Circle along with Leopold Street, won their respective semi final games, one-nil on Tuesday night at the National Cultural Centre tarmac and will battle for the $600,000 first prize when the final is staged on Saturday.

Samuels, Narine lead Windies fight back

Samuels returned to his best when it mattered most

DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC- Stylish right-hander Marlon Samuels stroked his fifth One-Day International century as West Indies beat Bangladesh by four wickets yesterday to halt a two-game losing skid, and haul themselves back into the five-match series.

Shabazz takes up T&T post

Jamaal Shabazz

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC-Trinidad and Tobago football coach, Hudson Charles, says the inclusion of Jamaal Shabazz as a second head coach will bolster the soca warriors chances as they compete in the finals of the 2012 Caribbean cup in Antigua from tomorrow.

Messi carried off with bruised left knee

BARCELONA, (Reuters) – Barcelona’s Lionel Messi was carried off on a stretcher after sustaining what the club said was bruising to his left knee near the end of the La Liga side’s Champions League Group G match at home to Benfica yesterday.

South Africa look to build on Australia win

CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – South Africa want to use their recent series win in Australia as a stepping stone to cement their position as the world’s dominant test team and to build something “really special”, captain Graeme Smith said yesterday.

FIFA launch goal-line revolution in Japan

YOKOHAMA, Japan,  (Reuters) – Prompted into action by England midfielder’s Frank Lampard’s disallowed goal against Germany at the 2010 World Cup, FIFA will use goal-line technology for the first time in Japan this week.