GALLE, (Reuters) – Pakistan were facing defeat at 36 for three wickets in their second innings at the close on the third day of the first test against Sri Lanka yesterday after being set a formidable winning target of 510 runs.
EUGENE, Oregon, (Reuters) – Justin Gatlin is back. So is Tyson Gay.
Eight years after winning Olympic gold and two years after concluding a doping ban, Gatlin secured his return to the Games by running an eye-catching 9.80 seconds to win the 100 metres at the U.S.
NOTTINGHAM, England, CMC – Scintillating half-centuries from Dwayne Smith and Dwayne Bravo were not enough to save West Indies from a seven-wicket defeat in their one-off Twenty20 International as they completed a wretched, winless tour of England here yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Having picked himself up after the disappointment of failing to complete his grand slam collection in Paris, Novak Djokovic begins his Wimbledon defence looking for a repeat of last year’s “perfect tournament”.
VALENCIA, Spain, (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso thrilled home fans by winning an incident-packed European Grand Prix in Valencia yesterday to take the overall championship lead and become Formula One’s first repeat winner of the season.
KIEV, (Reuters) – Alessandro Diamanti scored the decisive spot kick as Italy beat England 4-2 on penalties after their action-packed Euro 2012 quarter-final finished goalless after extra-time yesterday.
HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – Ian Henderson scored 13 of Bermuda’s points, despite being sin-binned, as they maintained their regional supremacy by beating Guyana 18-0 in yesterday’s Caribbean Rugby Championship final at the National Sports Centre.
VALENCIA, Spain, CMC – Championship leader Lewis Hamilton has never won the European Grand Prix but will look to change all this when he starts from second in the grid on Valencia’s street circuit here today.
Jude Bentley was the winner of the senior category of the Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF) Time Trials held yesterday.
The event, which started at the top of the Madewini Hill, proceeded to the Toll Gate and back, saw Bentley winning from Marlon `Fishy’ Williams, Enzo Matthews and Walter Grant Stuart, who were the top four finishers.