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Greek soccer bosses named in corruption scandal

ATHENS, (Reuters) – Two Super League club presidents  were among 15 people identified by the Athens prosecutor yesterday for alleged involvement in a match-fixing scandal the  government described as the “darkest page in the history of  Greek football”.

Li stopped in her tracks, Hewitt falls short

Niovak Djokovic

LONDON, (Reuters) – Li Na’s hopes of a French  Open-Wimbledon double vanished yesterday as the Chinese was  beaten by wildcard Sabine Lisicki but Serena Williams, the last  player to achieve the feat, continued her comeback in ominous  fashion.

Demerara close in on three-day Inter County title

- Khan takes second five wicket haul in two days

Chanderpaul Hemraj (top left) and wicket-keeper Denesh Mangal (top right) reacts as batsman Linden Austin is about to be caught at silly mid off, to become another one of Amir Khan’s 11 wickets for game. (Orlando Charles Photo)

By Colin Benjamin Demerara closed yesterday’s penultimate day of the final round in the 2011 Guyana and Trinidad Mutual (GTM) Under-19 Inter-County three-day competition at Police Sports Club Ground on 12 for 1, needing just 38 more runs to dethrone Cellink Berbice as Inter County three-day champions.

Warner questions validity of damning report

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Embattled ex-football executive Jack Warner has hit back at international media reports which claimed yesterday that FIFA’s ethics committee had found compelling evidence against him following an investigation into bribery allegations.