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

RWC Qualifiers….

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.

France beaten 2-0 thanks to Xabi Alonso double

Spain’s Xabi Alonso heads in the opening goal against France. (Yahoo Sports)

DONETSK, (Reuters) – Holders Spain set up a European Championship semi-final with Iberian rivals Portugal after an uninspiring 2-0 win over France yesterday which featured yet another headed goal but prompted boos from a sometimes bored crowd.

Pakistan reeling on 48-5

— Sangakkara left stranded on 199 not out

Kumar Sangakkara

GALLE, (Reuters) – Kumar Sangakkara missed out on a double hundred by one run but his team ended the second day of the first test on a high with Pakistan reeling at 48 for five at the close yesterday.

NCBL shifts to Linden this evening

Steve Neils Jr

The National Community Basketball League (NCBL) will shift to Linden this evening once again as the final quarterfinal game between Western Union Central Mackenzie and Kwakwani tips off at the Mackenzie Sports Club Hard Courts from 19:00hrs.