PARIS, (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova was crowned the new queen of Roland Garros after she kept her poise to outwit and outpower diminutive Italian Sara Errani 6-3 6-2 to complete her collection of grand slam trophies yesterday.
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.
BIRMINGHAM, England, CMC – In-form batsman Marlon Samuels said yesterday he owed his recent success against World number one England to a new patient attitude, especially in the challenging bowler-friendly English conditions.
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.
Mexico City, Mexico – An enthusiastic Golden Jaguars contingent suffered a slight disappointment in preparation for their clash versus Mexico, as they were denied the chance to train at the Estadio Azteca Thursday evening.
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.
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.