Mercury Rising!

-Nadal, Serena, Federer lead the charge

Serena Williams

LONDON, (Reuters) – The mercury was rising at  Wimbledon yesterday as the serial trophy hunters gathered in  the last 16 with defending champions Rafa Nadal and Serena  Williams leading the charge and Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic  not far behind.   

Vettel grabs another pole for Red Bull

Sebastian Vettel

VALENCIA, Spain, (Reuters) – Formula One world  champion Sebastian Vettel chalked up his seventh pole position  in eight races this year with a blistering lap as Red Bull swept  the front row for today’s European Grand Prix.   

Ruggers 15-a-side future depends on union input

Theodore Henry

Following Guyana’s terrific run in the NACRA 2011 Rugby 15-a-side Championship where they reached all the way to the finals after being off the scene for three years, head coach of the Men’s National Team Theodore Henry believes the future of the team depends entirely on how much input goes into the sport from the union.

Rampaul’s resurrection

RAvi Rampaul

West Indies cricket has long since become a virtual international television newscast. The controversies and the chaos, the defeats and the decline dominate the bulletins.

Private eyes add kick to FIFA corruption row

Jean Charles Brisard

LONDON, (Reuters) – In the vicious infighting in  world soccer’s governing body FIFA, score a hat-trick for  private detectives.    FIFA’s ethics committee said earlier this month it had hired  a former FBI chief to dig into allegations of corruption in the  organisation.