Former FIFA boss Havelange named in bribe case

-Ex-Brazil soccer boss Teixeira also involved

LONDON, (Reuters) – Ex-FIFA President Joao Havelange and his former son-in-law Ricardo Teixeira took multi-million dollar bribes on World Cup deals, Swiss prosecutors said in a legal document released yesterday, dealing a fresh blow to world soccer’s ruling body.

Sri Lanka on top despite Azhar’s defiant ton

KANDY, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) – Pakistan’s Azhar Ali defiantly scored his fourth test hundred but hosts Sri Lanka still scented victory in the third and final test with the tourists leading by 188 in their second innings at the end of the fourth day  yesterday.

No need to panic, says Sammy

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – West Indies captain Darren Sammy said  yesterday there was no need to enter panic mode after his side collapsed to a disappointing 88-run defeat to New Zealand in the third One-Day International here at Warner Park.

Persaud shooting for top honours at Bisley

Mahendra Persaud

Reigning national rifle shooting champion, Mahendra Persaud  has began  his quest for top honours at this year’s Bisley shooting championships and will be looking to improve his performance when the individual competition starts this weekend in Great Britain. 

‘I wish I had half her professionalism as a player’

-Two-time national champion Alex Arjoon opens up about ‘Nicolette-test’, championship run and future endeavours

Alex Arjoon in action.

Nineteen-year-old collegiate squash star Alex Arjoon won his second straight national squash title at the Georgetown last weekend, punctuating his awesome performance with an impressive win against Nicolette Fernandes on the final day of the tournament.

Full speed ahead!

-Windies sprinting to secure rare series win

The West Indies will be going all out to secure a rare series win when they oppose New Zealand in the third ODI in St. Kitts today. (

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – West Indies enter  today’s third One-Day International against beleaguered New Zealand knowing that a win will hand them their first series triumph over a top-eight side in four years.

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