LONDON, (Reuters) – Crime and disorder similar to Britain’s 2011 summer riots are the most likely serious threats to the London Olympics although Islamist militants and al Qaeda offshoot groups pose a growing challenge, a British official said yesterday.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer’s penalty shootout saves secured Bayern Munich a Champions League final against Chelsea in their own Allianz Arena after the German side ended Real Madrid’s bid for a 10th European crown yesterday.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – South Africa have turned down a request from Bangladesh to play a limited over series in May primarily because of a hectic schedule, the country’s cricket board said yesterday.
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Former Olympic silver medallist Irina Meleshina has been banned for two years after failing a doping test.
The 29-year-old tested positive for the prohibitive substance of testosterone in an out-of-competition check in February, the Russian federation (VFLA) said on its website (www.rusathletics.com) on Tuesday.
The day was April 21st, 1965. It was the final day of third test of the 1964/65 series for the Sir Frank Worrell Trophy between the West Indies and Australia captained by legends Sir Gary Sobers and Bobby Simpson respectively at the Bourda Oval, Guyana.
Vice-president of Alpha “The Hammer” United Football Club, Steve Ninvalle said that his club is seeking clarification from the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) as to whether the club will advance to the next round of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) club championship.
(Reuters) – Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace has been suspended seven games for delivering an elbow to the head of Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden, the National Basketball Association (NBA) said yesterday.
By Neil Barry
Another thrilling chapter in the historical rivalry between Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) and the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) was written last weekend when MSC defeated DCC on their home ground despite losing first innings points in the Georgetown Cricket Association’s (GCA) Heroes Cup first division competition.
By Neil Barry
Everest defeated the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Ladies by 53 runs at the Muslim Youth Organization ground on Saturday in the Georgetown Cricket Association’s Brainstreet Under-15 competition.