(BBC) Asafa Powell and Usain Bolt to go head-to-head in Rome in May
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell will take on compatriot Usian Bolt at the Golden Gala in Rome in May, meeting organisers have confirmed.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Danish Kaneria will be called before the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) integrity committee to explain his involvement in a spot-fixing probe that saw former Essex team mate Mervyn Westfield jailed.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Not even a late cameo from vice-captain Anisa Mohammed could prevent West Indies from a narrow three-run defeat to India in their second Twenty20 International of their five-match series here Sunday.
CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels stroked a excellent unbeaten half-century to help Duronto Rajshahi undertake a superb run chase, and whip Barisal Burners by nine wickets in the Bangladesh Premier League here yesterday.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC– Chris Gayle was expected to undergo a fitness assessment here yesterday to determine if he will take his place in the Dolphins side for the domestic Twenty20 Challenge.
James Krakowsky was the winner of the Danny’s Auto Sales sponsored scrabble competition organised by the Guyana Association of Scrabble Players (GASP) on Sunday at the Malteenoes Cricket Club, Thomas Lands.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Australia’s former captain Ricky Ponting does not expect to play international one-day cricket again after he was dropped from the team on Monday but would continue to be available for test matches, he said yesterday.
TRIPOLI, (Reuters) – Libya’s Olympic chief is targetting the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro for the country’s first medal as he attempts to overcome the years of sporting neglect under Muammar Gaddafi’s regime.