United and City get first wins

LONDON, (Reuters) – Manchester’s two-pronged assault on the Champions League finally sprang to life on Tuesday when United won their first match of the campaign by beating Romanians Otelul Galati 2-0 away and City left it until stoppage time to beat Villarreal 2-1.

HPC reach 120-5 before rain washes out match

Nkrumah Bonner

The opening Group A match of the 2011 West Indies Super50 Championship between joint defending champions Barbados and the Sagicor High Performance Center (HPC) team at the Everest Cricket Club ground was delicately poised  yesterday before rain intervened and the game ended up being ruled a no contest.

“Cycling comes first in our lives”

- California-based five-man team

The California-based team and their coaches posing for a photo before the start of stage two at Rosignol. From right are Roger Farrell, overall five- stage winner Michael Larsen, second place finisher Jonathan Teeter, Adam Carr, Nicholas Sorrensen and Henner Rodel and Peter Sue. (Orlando  Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell “Cycling comes first in our lives” –  more or less that sums up the focus of the hugely successful California-based five-man team that competed here for the first time in the recent five-stage 266-mile Ride for Life cycle road race in Guyana.