BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – Asafa Powell led home a Jamaican 1-2-3 in the 100 metres at the Diamond League event in Birmingham yesterday although the damp conditions meant the former world record holder had to be content with a time of 9.91 seconds.
President Bharrat Jagdeo on Friday opined that the existing problems within the Guyana Cricket Board have in some way contributed to the inefficient manner in which the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has been managing regional cricket.
ISTANBUL, (Reuters) – An Istanbul court jailed the chairman of league champions Fenerbahce yesterday pending trial on charges of match-fixing, in an investigation which could result in the club being stripped of their title.
SILVERSTONE, England, (Reuters) – Fernando Alonso won the British Grand Prix yesterday for Ferrari’s first victory of the season at the same circuit where 60 years ago they had enjoyed their first success in Formula One.
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Kirk Edwards joined an elite band of batsmen to score a century on Test debut but West Indies let their advantage and slip late on the penultimate day of the third and final Test against India yesterday.
Tagnarine Chanderpaul, the son of West Indies player Shivnarine Chanderpaul, top scored with 37 but could not find support from team member, as Jamaica took first innings points over Guyana at Honeymoon Park, in the opening day of the 4th round clash.
SILVERSTONE, England, (Reuters) – Red Bull’s Australian Mark Webber roared back to form and denied world champion team mate Sebastian Vettel a third successive British Grand Prix pole position at a damp Silverstone yesterday.