MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Former India players are united in their belief that Virender Sehwag’s return from injury will stabilise the team’s fragile batting order and lift morale in the remaining two tests against a dominant England.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha is keen to capitalise on a second bite of the cherry after landing a surprise call-up to an India squad he was originally omitted from for the ongoing tour of England.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Australia’s journey back up the test world rankings is not going to happen overnight but the upcoming series in Sri Lanka will be an indication of their current status, captain Michael Clarke said yesterday.
BAYAMON, Puerto Rico, CMC – Gregory Richardson followed up a double strike from David Foley with a stoppage time item to propel the Puerto Rico Islanders to a 3-1 victory over Isidro Metapan last Wednesday in the CONCACAF Champions League.
NYON, Switzerland, (Reuters) – Women’s football is refreshingly free of the histrionics which blight the men’s game and must not allow itself to be contaminated by success, UEFA’s first female executive committee member told Reuters in an interview.
AKRON, Ohio, (Reuters) – Australian Adam Scott birdied four of his last six holes to grab a one-shot lead in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational first round yesterday as Tiger Woods made an encouraging return to competition.
Outgoing Canadian High Commissioner Francois Montour said he was overjoyed by the response of golfers who took part in the specially arranged farewell tournament in his honour yesterday at the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC).
BRIDGTOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board chief executive Ernest Hilaire says the two-match Twenty20 International series against England next month is a welcome engagement for the regional side.
LONDON, England, CMC – West Indies will play England in two Twenty20 Internationals next month, as the England and Wales Cricket Board moves to fulfill their television obligations to Sky, following the collapse of the Stanford Super Series deal.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Tiffany Ofili-Porter heads for the world championships in South Korea this month as a realistic medal contender in the 100 metres hurdles yet any success is unlikely to appease those critics who have branded her a “Plastic Brit”.