(Reuters) – David Beckham has suggested he is not the right man to light the Olympic flame to officially open the London Games, saying yesterday the honour should go to an Olympian who has won gold medals.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – CONCACAF could move its lucrative Gold Cup tournament outside its traditional home in the United States and also introduce a women’s tournament as president Jeffrey Webb looks to refocus the scandal-hit body.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The worlds of sports and entertainment came together on Wednesday night at the ESPY Awards, where the Miami Heat scored the top honour of best team for its National Basketball Association championship.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Despite never having played Down Under, head coach Roddy Estwick says he has high hopes for the West Indies side at next month’s International Cricket Council’s Under-19 World Cup in Australia.
(Trinidad Guardian) Minister of Sport Anil Roberts said on Wednesday he has begun the process of negotiating with top local cricketers Keiron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo and Sunil Narine, in an effort to get them to play for T&T at the upcoming Champions league in South Africa.
LA TOUSSUIRE, France, (Reuters) – Britain’s Bradley Wiggins survived attacks from his rivals and radio interference to continue his march towards a maiden Tour de France title yesterday when he was supposed to be tested to the limit.
ZURICH, (Reuters) – FIFA needs to change the culture within the organisation and not just introduce new committees if it is to successfully battle corruption in its ranks, a leading anti-corruption watchdog said yesterday.
KANDY, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka won their first test-match series in nine attempts since August 2009 when they batted out for a draw against Pakistan in the third and final test at the Pallekele Stadium on Thursday.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Interim New Zealand captain Kane Williamson says Wednesday’s 88-run victory over West Indies in the third One-Day International could now see the momentum shift away from the hosts in the five-match series.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Talismanic opener Chris Gayle failed for the first time in five innings, triggering a miserable West Indies batting slide that culminated in a disappointing 88-run loss in the third One-Day International, as New Zealand clawed their way back into the series with a gutsy performance here yesterday.