JACA-FUERTE DE RAPITAN, Spain, (Reuters) – Spain’s Joaquim Rodriguez strengthened his hold on overall race lead in the Vuelta a Espana with a last-minute surge for the line at Fuerte de Rapitan’s uphill finish to win yesterday’s sixth stage.
Telephone giant, Digicel, yesterday threw its support behind local horse racing with sponsorship of the Guyana Cup.
The event will be staged on Sunday at the Port Mourant Turf Club where over $30M will be at stake in cash and prizes.
(Reuters) – Tiger Woods overshadowed playing partner Rory McIlroy while Padraig Harrington stole the limelight by taking overall command in yesterday’s opening round of the Barclays tournament in Farmingdale, New York.
PORTLAND, Oregon, CMC – Barbadian jockey Rocco Bowen landed his second added-money race of the month when he captured the first leg of the US$ 4 300 McFadden Memorial Spring Claiming Series at Portland Meadows here Wednesday.
Trinidad and Tobago-based starting forwards for the national men’s rugby team, Richard Staglon and Ronald Mayers, have now acquired their visas following successful talks between the Consular Officer for the Canadian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago and Director of Rugby in Guyana, Mike McCormack.
HYDERABAD, India, (Reuters) – Cheteshwar Pujara, brought in as a replacement for Rahul Dravid, struck his maiden test century to put India in command on the opening day of the first test against New Zealand yesterday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Andy Murray’s hopes for a maiden grand slam at the U.S. Open may require him to beat world number one Roger Federer for a second time in five weeks after the duo were placed in the same half of the draw yesterday.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Uncapped opening batsman Dilshan Munaweera and schoolboy off-spinner Akila Dananjaya were named in Sri Lanka’s 15-man squad yesterday for the Twenty20 World Cup on home soil next month.
Guyana’s highest rated squash player Nicolette Fernandes topped her competitors in Trinidad and Tobago by claiming the female individual title fairly easily in the senior Caribbean Squash championships last Tuesday.
TOWNSVILLE, Australia, CMC – West Indies Under-19s compensated for their heart-breaking quarter-final loss by getting past Pakistan Under-19s by 16 runs, in their fifth place playoff in the ICC Youth World Cup here yesterday.