The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) yesterday announced that it has tentatively scheduled a West Indies v Pakistan Test match for the Providence stadium in light of progress towards the “normalization” of the cricket situation here.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Victoria Azarenka brought Sloane Stephens’s Melbourne Park fairytale to an end yesterday, setting up an Australian Open final against Li Na, but the defending champion came under fire for taking an injury timeout just as her nerves appeared to desert her.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – China’s Li Na sent a wayward Maria Sharapova crashing out of the Australian Open semi-finals yesterday and says there will be no repeat of her capitulation to Kim Clijsters in the 2011 Melbourne Park final.
(WICB) St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board yesterday announced that the semi finals and final of the Super50 Tournament will be broadcast live by ESPN Caribbean in similar fashion to the just concluded Caribbean Twenty20.
HAVANA, (Reuters) – Dayron Robles, the 2008 Olympic Games 110 metres hurdles champion and former world record holder, will retire from athletics owing to a lack of attention from Cuban sports officials, his coach said yesterday.
SAN DIEGO, (Reuters) – While most eyes were on six-times champion Tiger Woods as he briefly moved within a stroke of the lead at the Farmers Insurance Open yesterday, Brandt Snedeker launched his title defence in barnstorming style.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic produced some of the best tennis of his career and wasted little time in advancing to his third successive Australian Open final with a 6-2 6-2 6-1 destruction of fourth seed David Ferrer in 89 minutes yesterday.