Heat and Pacers physical battle turns nasty

Tyler Hansbrough

MIAMI, (Reuters) – There has been a nasty edge to the playoff series between the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers and after more blood in Tuesday’s latest encounter, the Heat’s Dwyane Wade said the physical clashes were getting close to crossing the line.

NSC celebrates World Challenge Day today

—Minister Frank Anthony to deliver motivational speech

Dr. Frank Anthony

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony, will today give a motivational talk in observance of World Challenge Day which is being celebrated today.

Kolkata in IPL final for first time

(Cricinfo) After four seasons of at times embarrassing underachievement, Kolkata Knight Riders will play for the IPL trophy on Sunday. For almost two-thirds of the qualifier against Delhi Daredevils yesterday, they nearly blew it, though the odds were stacked in their favour right from the start.

No resolution yet in GFF/GFA impasse

Vernon Burnett

By Iva Wharton There has been no resolution in the impasse between the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) following the hearing of their court matter yesterday.

Nadal beats Djokovic to regain Rome title

Rafa Nadal

ROME,  (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal enjoyed the perfect fillip ahead of his French Open defence by downing world number one Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-3 in the delayed Rome Masters final on Monday, saving his most impressive display of the tournament to last.

Hughes breaks drought with half century

LEEDS, England,  CMC – Leeward Islands batsman Chesney Hughes finally found some form for Derbyshire when he stroked an even half-century against Yorkshire in the Clydesdale Bank 40 limited overs championship here Sunday.

World number one Chanderpaul stretches lead

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – World number one Shivnarine Chanderpaul has stretched his lead at the top of the latest International Cricket Council batting rankings, following his two half-centuries in the opening Lord’s Test against England last weekend.