LONDON, (Reuters) – London entered the final straight in the run-up to the 2012 Olympics during a wet and windy spring day yesterday with celebrations across the world to mark the 100 days’ countdown to the Games.
By Emmerson Campbell
Guyana’s national men’s football team the Golden Jaguars yesterday received a substantial cash donation from corporate giants Ansa McAl to assist with their preparation for their historic participation in the third round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.
Guyana’s two leading women referees Diane Ferreira-James and Nykasie Liverpool have been selected to officiate in the CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s championship from May 2-12 in Guatemala, the confederation has announced.
MONTE CARLO, (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal gave his troublesome knees a quick outing yesterday as the Spaniard launched his bid for a record eighth successive Monte Carlo Masters title with a 6-4 6-3 win over Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen.
KARACHI, (Reuters) – Pakistan officials are hoping this month’s mini home series against Bangladesh will finally convince neighbouring India to renew bilateral cricket ties between the two Asian cricket powerhouses.
— But Australia maintains advantage after topsy-turvy day
From Colin Benjamin in Trinidad
A five-wicket haul from South Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon late in the final session aided in curtailing the West Indies fight-back and maintained the visitors’ strong position midway of the second Digicel test at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, yesterday.
By Emmerson Campbell
Two second half goals by Hubentut Fortuna FC of Curacao saw them securing a two-one victory over Milerock FC in the first game of a double header of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championships which kicked off at the Providence National Stadium yesterday.
Alpha “The Hammer” United suffered a 0-1 defeat against Surinamese nemesis Inter Moengotapoe in their opening match of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Group Two playoffs at the National Stadium, Providence yesterday.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies coach Ottis Gibson was left lamenting yet another “one bad hour” after his side lost five wickets for 19 runs in the last session to slide against Australia, late on the third day of the second Test here yesterday.
By Iva Wharton
Hubentut Fortuna of Curacao is on its way to advancing to the other round of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Championship with is 2-1 victory over Milerock at the Providence Stadium yesterday.
LIMA, (Reuters) – Like many athletes in Peru, Raul Pacheco has had to train without the proper nutrition and equipment due to a lack of financial support, but at least he will not be running the marathon in soccer boots at the London Olympics.