Kurt English scored 31 points to lead the Patriots Basketball Club past the Knights Basketball Club when the two teams met in the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association League last weekend at the Burnham Hard Courts.
DHAKA, (Reuters) – Half-centuries by captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Umar Akmal and a lively spell of bowling from paceman Aizaz Cheema helped Pakistan to a six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup yesterday.
INDIAN WELLS, California, (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer each needed three sets to reach the quarter-finals of the Indian Wells ATP tournament on Wednesday while Rafa Nadal advanced with a comfortable victory over Alexandr Dolgopolov.
(Reuters) – Dwight Howard, the face of the Orlando Magic franchise, will stay with the team for at least another season rather than test the free agent market later this year, the six-time National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star said yesterday.
(Reuters) – AB de Villiers guided his side to a 68-run first innings lead after Mark Gillespie had ripped the heart out of South Africa’s batting line-up with a five-wicket haul on the second day of the second test at Seddon Park in Hamilton last night.
LONDON, (Reuters) – London Olympic chiefs unveiled the first furnished apartments at the athletes’ village yesterday, including extendable beds for taller sportsmen and boldly coloured sports-themed duvets.
(Reuters) – Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin is returning home from the West Indies for personal reasons with New South Wales wicketkeeper Peter Nevill being called in as a replacement, Cricket Australia said on Friday.
(Reuters) – The Chicago Bulls overcame the absence of league MVP Derrick Rose to earn a 106-102 win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday with third-string point guard John Lucas III scoring 24 points to emerge as an unlikely game winner.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Experts believe up to 100 undetectable performance-enhancing drugs similar to the banned blood booster erythropoietin (EPO) have been designed, German doping specialist Mario Thevis said yesterday.
(Reuters) – English Premier League chairman Dave Richards tried to explain yesterday his comments about soccer’s world governing body FIFA “stealing” the game from the British, saying he had not meant to cause offence.
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes Arnos Vale can prove a “happy hunting ground” for his side, as they prepare to square off with Australia there in the first three One-Day Internationals of the five-match series starting tomorrow.
From 1977/78 to 2009/10, the West Indies and Australia have been engaged in 20 one-day series in the respective teams’ backyards, that have either been bilateral, triangular or in some cases quadrangular.