(BBC)Two former Grand Slam winners have tipped Olympic gold medallist Andy Murray to win the upcoming US Open.
The Scot, 25, is a defeated finalist in three of the four Grand Slams, including at Flushing Meadows in 2008.
(Reuters) – Frankel, a British colt who has become known as the Usain Bolt of horse racing, won his first 10-furlong race to complete a run of 13 straight victories when he clinched the International Stakes at York yesterday.
LOGRONO, Spain, (Reuters) – Up-and-coming German sprinter John Degenkolb claimed his second stage of the Vuelta a Espana yesterday when he outpowered Italian Daniele Bennati and Belgium’s Gianni Meersman in a mass charge for the line.
DUBAI, (Reuters) – Australia’s acting coach Steve Rixon believes the extreme heat they will face in the United Arab Emirates when playing Afghanistan and Pakistan will be the perfect preparation for the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Barcelona striker David Villa was fined yesterday for taking off his shirt to reveal a vest with a message dedicated to his family after he scored on his long-awaited return from injury last weekend.
By Emmerson Campbell
Gold medalist at the recently completed South American Powerlifting Championships in Cali, Colombia, John ‘Big John’ Edwards said his experience there is one that will forever be etched in his memory.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain’s double gold medallist Mo Farah will lead a glittering cast of 42 London Olympic medal winners, including 16 champions, when he races over two miles at a Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on Sunday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Kevin Pietersen’s rapid fall from grace was completed yesterday when the controversial batsman was left out of the England squads for the Twenty20 World Cup and the one-day series against South Africa.
By Treiston Joseph
Being silent for approximately one week certainly allowed President of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) KA Juman Yassin to take in all the criticism that came his way after Guyana’s 2012 run at the Olympics.