KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – Captain Veerasammy Permaul brandished his left-arm spin to good effect to gain West Indies A a narrow first innings lead on the second day of their second unofficial “Test” here yesterday.
LAS VEGAS, Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines was stunned by American Timothy Bradley on Saturday, surrendering his WBO welterweight title on a controversial split decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
MONTREAL, (Reuters) – McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton stormed to a Canadian Grand Prix victory yesterday to become a magnificent seventh winner in seven Formula One races this season and seize the championship lead.
WARSAW, (Reuters) – Holders Spain, starting without a striker, spluttered to get into gear in their Euro 2012 opener as a vibrant and well-organised Italy mixed resolute defence with moments of flair to earn a deserved 1-1 draw yesterday.
(Reuters) – The Miami Heat and their Big Three are going back to the NBA finals.
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh combined for the Heat’s final 31 points as they roared past the Boston Celtics 101-88 to win the Eastern Conference championship in Game Seven on Saturday.
By Emmerson Campbell
After defeating Back Circle (Team Guyana) three goals to one in the first semi-final, D’Urban Street edged Albouystown in the final to claim the $200,000 first prize in the Guinness Greatest of the Streets Competition at National Cultural Centre tarmac.
BIRMINGHAM, England, CMC – In-form batsman Marlon Samuels stroked his third half-century in as many innings while the struggling Denesh Ramdin hit his first in three years to break a prolonged slump, as West Indies rode their luck on the third day of the final Test here Saturday.
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – Out-of-favour teenaged Test opener Kraigg Brathwaite produced a wonderful single-minded effort to prop us West Indies A on the opening day of the second unofficial “Test” against India A here yesterday.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – A three-man mediation team from the International Cricket Council will take part in negotiations between the West Indies Cricket Board and players’ union, WIPA, in an effort to settle the protracted dispute over a revised Collective Bargaining Agreement.
KANDY, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) – A superb all-round display by Thisara Perera and Tillakaratne Dilshan’s 13th one-day century helped Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 76 runs at the Pallakele Stadium on Saturday to level the five-match series 1-1.
LVIV, (Reuters) – Mario Gomez thumped in a superb 72nd-minute header to give Germany a 1-0 victory over Portugal after they had been frustrated for long periods of a cagey Euro 2012 Group B match yesterday.