Smith, Gayle give Windies winning start amidst rain

Chris Gayle hits a six in his knock of 63. (Jamaica Gleaner photo)

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies defied rain to make a winning start to their One-Day International series against New Zealand here yesterday, cruising to an easy nine-wicket win on the backs of explosive unbeaten half-centuries from Dwayne Smith and Chris Gayle.

Battle of the sexes swings from ring to pool

LONDON, (Reuters) – Women boxers have claimed an early victory at the 2012 Olympics by knocking out the last all-male sport but the battle for sex equality at the Games rages on, and not just among women – male synchronized swimmers are also demanding equal rights.

Inactive Taylor picked up by Rahuna

Jerome Taylor

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Injury-prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has been snapped up as one of the overseas signings for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League despite having not played international cricket in two years.

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