Patience pays off for India paceman Sharma

Ishant Sharma

BRIDGETOWN,  (Reuters) – Coming from a country where  high-scoring batsmen are worshipped and spin bowlers adored,  Ishant Sharma has learnt the hard way that patience was the key  to success for an Indian fast bowler.   

Sanya Richards returns to competition with high hopes

Sanya Richards-Ross

(IAAF) Lausanne, Switzerland – Reigning World 400 metres champion Sanya Richards-Ross, who lines up tonight for Athletissima 2011, the seventh leg of this season’s Samsung Diamond League, makes no secret that playing second fiddle to her more race fit   rivals is something she doesn’t like.

NBA opts to lock out players as talks collapse

NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The NBA was to lock out its  players at midnight yesterday as last-ditch negotiations over  a new labour deal collapsed hours before the current agreement  expires, the league and union representing its players said.  

Botched replay led to Dhoni dismissal – ICC

Mahendra Singh  Dhoni

BRIDGETOWN,  (Reuters) – India captain Mahendra Singh  Dhoni was incorrectly given out during the second test against  West Indies because the television broadcaster showed the wrong  replay to the review umpire, the International Cricket Council  (ICC) said yesterday.