RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – CONCACAF, boosted by Mexico’s triumph at the London Olympics, is making ambitious plans to grow and develop soccer in the region as it starts afresh after last year’s corruption scandal.
– Azore outboxes AustinBy Emmerson Campbell
Once again the fountain of youth prevailed over the wealth of experience.
In front of a small but boisterous crowd at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Friday night, young and upcoming pugilists, Kishawn Simon, Gladwin Dorway and Richard Williamson highlighted the staging of the 25th edition of the Fight Night Pro Am card with scintillating knock out wins over their older opponents.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A tainted official was left as the only candidate in a controversial election for the post of secretary-general of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) which is likely to earn the Asian nation an Olympic ban.
(BBC) – If there was one moment during the London Olympics which betrayed the lie that female sporting endeavour is necessarily less compelling than that of men, it was Great Britain’s Lizzie Armitstead and Marianne Vos of the Netherlands duelling for gold in the women’s road race: Battle Royale on The Mall.
A $29.5 million multipurpose centre, built by the Ministry of Housing in La Parfait Harmonie and handed over to the Goed Fortuin Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) more than a year ago to be used by the community’s residents, stands idle and overrun with bushes.
By Iva Wharton
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has rejected the Guyana Government’s suggestion that the WICB appoint an agent to act on its behalf here as a means of ending the stalemate between the two sides over cricket.
KHULNA, Bangladesh, CMC – An ordinary batting effort crippled West Indies and sent them tumbling to a disappointing seven wicket defeat to Bangladesh in the opening One-Day International here yesterday.