KANDY, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) – Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson, playing in his 100th one-day international,took a career best six for 31 to bowl Australia to a comfortable seven wickets win over Sri Lanka in the first one-day international at the Pallakele Stadium yesterday.
ZURICH, Switzerland, CMC – Senior CONCACAF vice-president, Lisle Austin has been slapped with a year-long ban by football’s world governing body FIFA, in the latest fallout from the scandal that has wrecked Caribbean football.
BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – India’s famous batting lineup has flopped for a fifth successive innings as they are struggling to handle the swinging and seaming conditions in England, India coach Duncan Fletcher said yesterday.
JOHNS CREEK, Georgia, (Reuters) – After an unprecedented run of six successive majors without a winner from the United States, leading American golfers are hoping the PGA Championship ends the barren run — even if bookmakers think it unlikely.
An explosive 17-ball 49 from Derwin Christian and a 35-ball 49 from Shemroy Barrington helped the Gizmos and Gadgets Georgetown Pitbulls team to a four-run win against Hits & Jams All Stars at the Demerara Cricket Club ground yesterday.
The second annual Mark Sutton Knockout Memorial Football competition is set for August 14 at the Melanie Playfield from 8pm.
According to a press release the event is organised by the Mark Sutton Foundation and is for under-13 and senior teams not affiliated with the East Coast Demerara Football Association.
Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago defeated Guyana by 26 runs at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground Bourda in the opening round of the limited overs version of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Under-19 tournament yesterday.
The Milo Under-23 Football tournament was launched yesterday with president of the Fruta Conquerors Football Club Marlan Cole saying that the mobilisation of the sport is to prevent the youths from falling prey to social vices.
Port of Spain, Trinidad – Following is a statement from the WICB relating to the just commenced negotiations with WIPA.
The West Indies Cricket Board is immensely pleased with the commencement of negotiations with WIPA for a revised MOU/CBA.