LONDON, (Reuters) – For Sebastian Coe, London 2012 has entered the ‘Killing Zone’, a crucial stretch that will determine whether the Games meet the Olympic gold standard in one year’s time or fall back among the also-rans.
SHANGHAI, (Reuters) – China’s Chen Ruolin won her second gold medal of the world swimming championships yesterday when her compatriot Hu Yadan blew her penultimate dive to hand the Beijing Olympic champion the womens’ 10 metres platform diving title.
Guyana’s Under-19 cricket team completed a convincing innings and 27-run win over the Leeward Islands in their opening round clash of the 2011 West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) three-day competition at the Providence National Stadium yesterday.
Despite the fight the Windward Islands put up against challengers Barbados, the Bajans completed a 95-run victory in the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Under-19 three-day tourney held at the Demerara Cricket Club ground yesterday.
DOHA, (Reuters) – Suspended Asian soccer chief Mohamed Bin Hammam says a campaign has been waged against him within “certain quarters” at FIFA to “eliminate” him from the game amid investigations over a cash-for-votes bribery scandal.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Sachin Tendulkar at the peak of his considerable powers can mark the 2,000th test at Lord’s starting today with an unprecedented 100th international century at the headquarters of world cricket when India face England.
LONDON, (Reuters) – England left-arm spinner Monty Panesar has been bowling at Sachin Tendulkar in the Lord’s nets as the Indian master prepares for the first test starting at world cricket’s headquarters today.
LONDON, (Reuters) – England captain Andrew Strauss expressed reservations yesterday about the decision to dispense with ball-tracking technology during the four-test series against India starting at Lord’s today.
LAUDERHILL, Florida, CMC – Bermuda notched up their second win but almost came unstuck in a rain-hit match before beating Suriname by eight runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method in an ICC Americas Region Division One Twenty20 Championship match here on Tuesday.
The Wind Jammer Inter-national Hotel along with former junior national player Carey Griffith made a contribution of $100,000 yesterday to Guyana’s National Basketball team now preparing for the 21st Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Championships in the Bahamas from July 23-29.