MUMBAI, (Reuters) – India, traditionally poor tourists, will have an opportunity to improve their test rankings when they host New Zealand and current top-ranked test team England either side of the Twenty20 World Cup in September.
BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – Armed Racing Club fans stopped a player in the street and threatened to shoot him in the legs if their team failed to win their next game, a team mate who witnessed the incident said.
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.
(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.
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.
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.
Recent winners of the Under-13 singles competition of the annual Youth Week tournament Jamaali Homer and Elishaba Johnson will spearhead the Guyana team to this year’s Caribbean pre-cadet table tennis championships scheduled for Jamaica from July 20-26 the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) announced yesterday.
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.
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.