Pakistan face tough task to save first test

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.

Gatlin clocks 9.80 seconds for big win

Tyson Gay

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.

Windies end England tour with T20 defeat

Dwayne Smith

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.

Alonso takes championship lead with home win

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.

Bermuda crowned champions after 18-0 win over Guyana

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Bermuda players on the attack in their game against Guyana yesterday. ( photo)

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.

Bentley wins Time Trials

— National Road Race C/ships on today

Alonzo Greaves

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.