Sports

Hamilton eyeing first win

Lewis Hamilton

MONTREAL, Canada,  CMC – McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton was  yesterday eyeing his first win of the Formula One season after snatching a share of the front row for today’s Canadian Grand Prix.

Pompey sets sight on Olympics

….sixth in 200m at New York Diamond League meet

Aliann Pompey

The Olympic Games are 47 days away and although track star Aliann Pompey  will definitely compete, she is cautiously optimistic of  peaking in  time for world’s biggest sports event next month.

Fraser-Pryce sends warning, Blake sizzles in NY

Yohan Blake

NEW YORK,   CMC – Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce sent a strong reminder of her credentials as she clocked a season-best to win the 100 metres at the Adidas Grand Prix, the sixth event of the lucrative Diamond League series here  yesterday.

Golden Jaguars battle but go down 1-3 at the Azteca

Guyana’s Golden Jaguars prior to kick-off yesterday.

Mexico City, Mexico – A spirited second half performance could not prevent the Golden Jaguars from going down 1-3  to CONCACAF champions  Mexico on the opening day of Group B action in the third round, 2014 World Cup Qualifiers at the Estadio Azteca Stadium here yesterday.

Russia dazzle to vanquish Czechs 4-1

Euro 2012……

WROCLAW,  (Reuters) – Russia produced the sort of football purists dream of and gave the Czech Republic a lesson in moving the ball quickly, effectively and beautifully  yesterday as they announced themselves as potential Euro 2012 challengers.

I’ll Have Another won’t have another

-Injury ends horse’s Triple Crown bid

NEW YORK,  (Reuters) – I’ll Have Another was retired from racing after suffering a freak injury on the eve of today’s $1 million Belmont Stakes, ending his bid to win the elusive Triple Crown of American thoroughbred racing.