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.
Barbadian based Guyanese Revlon Lake exacted his revenge on Mark Austin to claim the local lightweight title when the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC) hosted another edition of its Pro-Am Boxing Card.
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.
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.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Embattled football executive Lisle Austin says he has been shut out of CONCACAF’s offices and has accused the organisation of disregarding a court order which should have facilitated his return as its rightful leader.
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.
EUGENE, Oregon, CMC – There will be no showdown between Jamaican Usain Bolt and challenger Tyson Gay at the World Championship later this year after the American pulled of the United States trials with an injured hip.
LONDON, England, CMC – West Indies pinch-hitter Kieron Pollard blasted a scintillating, unbeaten 40 for Somerset but rain ruined their chances of beating Sussex in the Friends Life Twenty20 Championship on Friday.