United States of America-based Jamaica track and field coach Shaun Dietz says he wishes to denounce all the threats by unknown persons to three-time Olympian Aliann Pompey following the recent success of his athlete Kadecia Baird at the World Junior Championships last week in Barcelona Spain.
-come from two games down to win his second Junior CASA title
When most players would have lost hope and given up, Nyron Joseph produced his best squash to relinquish a two-game deficit en-route to becoming the 2012 Caribbean Area Squash Association (CASA) Junior Caribbean Under 17 Champion last night at the Liguanea Club Kingston Jamaica.
From Iva Wharton in Trinidad
After their one year absence the Jamaica’s national netball team on Saturday reclaimed the Americas Federation of Netball Association (AFNA) title from defending champions Trinidad and Tobago who fell to third place.
Guyana’s Under-13 table tennis girls’ team of Jamaali Homer, Priscilla Greaves and Kristie Lopes defeated Jamaica in the final of the team event at the seventh Pre-cadet and cadet championships in Jamaica.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies selectors yesterday announced a largely predictable squad for the opening Test against New Zealand starting here Wednesday, with the erratic Denesh Ramdin returning as vice-captain but no room found for speedster Fidel Edwards.
LYTHAM ST ANNES, England, (Reuters) – South African Ernie Els won the British Open by one stroke from Adam Scott yesterday after the Australian suffered an extraordinary late collapse on an incident-packed final day.
HOCKENHEIM, Germany, (Reuters) – Fernando Alonso led from pole position to chequered flag to win the German Grand Prix for Ferrari yesterday while Germany’s Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel was stripped of second place for an overtaking infringement.
Guyana’s female team captain Mary Fung-A-Fat won her fourth Caribbean Area Squash Association (CASA) Junior Caribbean title last night at the Liguanea Club Kingston Jamaica after defeating teammate Ashley deGroot.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Off-spinner Shane Shillingford’s five-wicket haul on the final day of the three-day match against New Zealand yesterday was not enough to earn him a spot in the first Test squad against the tourists starting Wednesday.
BARCELONA, Spain, (Reuters) – When Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird hit Barcelona 20 years ago they ushered in a new era of Olympic basketball, their Dream Team of NBA stars firing the imagination of hoopsters around the globe.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Lenico Boucher’s unbeaten century fired Barbados to their second straight win while Windward Island produced yet another brilliant run chase to also post their second victory, on the final day of the second round of matches in the West Indies Cricket Board Under-15 Championship here yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Hashim Amla hit the highest test score by a South African with an unbeaten 311 to put his side within sight of a crushing victory over England on the fourth day of the first test at the Oval yesterday.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Bradley Wiggins was greeted by thousands of Union Jack-waving fans on the Champs Elysees when he claimed the 99th edition of the Tour de France to become the first British winner of the famous race yesterday.