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.
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.
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.
By Neil Barry
The Carib Beer and Friends of Cricket Heroes Cup competition is set to resume on Saturday in Georgetown with three matches after the prolonged rainy season stalled the competition, which is nearing its completion.
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.
-Two-time national champion Alex Arjoon opens up about ‘Nicolette-test’, championship run and future endeavours
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.
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.
“Once he breaks the 47s barrier and gets past the first round anything is possible for him but we just want him to break the 47s barrier,” were the words of local junior 400 metres star Stephan James’ co-coach Julian Edmonds prior to James’ departure last Saturday for the World Junior Championships in Spain which ends July 15.