Manchester United too good for Newcastle

Manchester United’s Patrice Evra clears the ball during their English Premier League soccer match against Newcastle United in Newcastle, northern England, yesterday. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

LONDON, (Reuters) – A turbo-charged start yielding two goals in the opening 15 minutes and a spectacular effort by Tom Cleverley led Manchester United to a 3-0 victory at Newcastle United in the Premier League  yesterday.

Messi, Ronaldo trade blows in 2-2 Clasico draw

Lionel Messi        Cristiano Ronaldo

MADRID,  (Reuters) – Real Madrid came away with a point but failed to secure the victory they needed to trim the gap on leaders Barcelona when the outstanding Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo each struck twice in an attritional 2-2 draw in La Liga yesterday.

Sammy wants Windies to rain on Sri Lanka’s parade

West Indies captain Darren Sammy and Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene pose with the International Cricket Council’s  Twenty20 World Cup trophy ahead of today’s grand finale.

-urges team to lift game for final COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – West Indies captain Darren Sammy says despite the convincing nature of his side’s semi-final victory, they will have to improve even further if they are to beat Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 final here today.

Sri Lanka can be beaten


The West Indies’ thumping victory over Australia in Friday’s World T20 semi-final was as near to flawless as it gets in Twenty20 cricket.

Moore, Atwell stage public workout

National featherweight champion Clive ‘Wonder Kid ’Atwell punches the pads of Leon ‘Hurry Up’ Moore during a public workout yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

—ahead of Saturday’s Foreign Invasion card By Emmerson Campbell Former world-rated super bantamweight boxer, Leon ‘Hurry Up’ Moore and national featherweight champion, Clive ‘Wonder Kid’ Atwell staged a public workout yesterday at the Kitty bus park to promote next Saturday’s six-fight boxing card dubbed ‘Foreign Invasion’.

NBS second division limited overs final…

Almando Doman

GCC looking to maintain dominance over DCC By Neil Barry Jr., Even as the West Indies battle to win their first major world title since the 2004 Champions Trophy in England, locally, a battle none-the-less significant to two of Georgetown’s more prominent clubs will take place simultaneously between the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) and the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) in the final of the New Building Society (NBS) second division limited overs competition.

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