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.
MADRID (Reuters) – Tito Vilanova’s step up from assistant to Barcelona coach for next season is a sign of continuity rather than the end of an era, the outgoing Pep Guardiola said after Friday’s 3-0 King’s Cup final triumph.
MONACO (Reuters) – Michael Schumacher’s chances of racing on in Formula One next year looked a lot more likely yesterday after a pole-worthy performance by the 43-year-old Mercedes driver in Monaco Grand Prix qualifying.
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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.
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.
Easily the best game of the tournament so far, Guinness Bar Lodge/Meadowbrook held on for a one-point 67-66 win against Western Union Plaisance/Vryheids Lust when the National Community Basketball League (NCBL) continued Thursday evening at the Burnham Hard Courts.
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.
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.
BUDAPEST, (Reuters) – A year on from his scandal-scarred re-election as FIFA president, Sepp Blatter told delegates at their annual conference on Friday that world soccer’s governing body was taking big steps back to calmer times.
NOTTINGHAM, England, CMC – Batsman Marlon Samuels did not hesitate to poke fun at England seamer James Anderson, following his superb Test century that helped rescue West Indies on the opening day of the second Test at Trent Bridge here yesterday.
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.