Ireland on a high as Long strikes late

Shane Long

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland beat a dogged Bosnia side 1-0 yesterday in their last home game before the European Championship, Shane Long heading a late winner and promising youngster James McClean pushing his claims for a place in the starting line-up.

Sports news briefs

Angry Els hits out over Wentworth greens VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) – Course designer Ernie Els let rip at the European Tour and Wentworth’s greenkeeping staff yesterday after brushing aside strong winds to move to the fringes of contention at the PGA Championship.

Samuels rescues Windies with superb innings

Marlon Samuels celebrates his third Test century at Trent Bridge on Friday. (Photo by

NOTTINGHAM, England,  CMC – Marlon Samuels stroked a high class, unbeaten century while captain Darren Sammy was on the verge of another in a career-best innings, as West Indies flirted with disaster before staging a brilliant recovery, to make a strong finish to the opening day of the second Test against England here yesterday.

Muscles on show at DCC tonight

2012 overall Novices champion Donnel Perry flexing his abs during his free posing routines at the Theatre Guild last month. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell A dazzling display of chiseled physiques will be on show tonight when the Hugh Ross Classic (HRC) Committee stages its third Bodybuilding Competition and Fitness Fair at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground.

Domino Federation to name players for England, US tournaments

The Guyana National Domino Federation is expected to  announce next month the names of players to contest the  18th Biennial International Domino Triangular tournament in England from August 2nd to 16th and the World Conference of Domino Federation Championship in Orlando, Florida from August 15th to 27th.

10 seven-a-side football games today

The Inter-Ministry/Corporations seven-a-side football tournament which kicked off on Thursday night at the Banks DIH Thirst Park ground will continue today at the same venue with 10 scheduled games.

Bolt wins at Ostrava but disappointed by time

Usain Bolt

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic, CMC – World sprint star Usain Bolt remained unbeaten this season with a win here yesterday but was left lamenting his sluggish time after labouring to dismiss a below-par field at the 51st Ostrava Golden Spike.