(Reuters) – Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova scorched into the third round of the Australian Open with displays of ruthless dominance yesterday to bring some much-needed pizzazz to the main showcourts.
(BBC) Shane Warne faces a ban for not naming himself captain for Melbourne Stars’ Big Bash League defeat in Perth.
James Faulkner was listed as skipper for Tuesday’s semi-final in a move aimed at ensuring Warne did not receive a suspension for slow over rates.
MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – West Indies pacer Kemar Roach went wicketless but his Brisbane Heat still stormed into the final of the Australian Big Bash with a convincing 15-run win over Melbourne Renegades on Tuesday night.
ZURICH, (Reuters) – Organised criminal gangs are targeting around 50 national soccer leagues for possible match-fixing and any country is vulnerable regardless of its record on corruption, according to FIFA head of security Ralf Mutschke.
Jamaica eye playoffs after easily defeating Guyana
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Jamaica further strengthened their playoff chances when they easily brushed aside a struggling Guyana in the opening game of the St Lucia leg of the Caribbean Twenty20 here last evening.
(Reuters) – Lance Armstrong could be jailed and cycling could be dropped from the Olympics as a result of the disgraced American athlete’s reported admission that he had used performance-enhancing drugs during his racing career.
President of the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) Godfrey Munroe says he believes that the GTTA had a solid year in 2012 pointing to the performances of the senior teams at last year’s Caribbean championships.
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – West Indies Women beat South Africa Women by 22 runs in the fifth and final One-Day International here yesterday, to complete a remarkable comeback and ensure a 2-2 tie in the series.
Suspended President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Colin Klass will be eligible to run for office at the end of his 26-month suspension says Jeffrey Webb, president of the Confederation of North, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF).
Co director of the Kashif and Shanghai football tournament and Organising Secretary of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), Aubrey ‘Shanghai’ Major sees the recent agreement to end the GFF/Guyana Football Association (GFA) saga as a plus for football and anticipates a resurgence of the Kashif and Shanghai tournament.