STOCKHOLM, Sweden, CMC – Jamaican star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce dipped below 11 seconds again as she captured the 100 metres while rising Trinidadian star Machel Cedenio won the 400 metres, at the Stockholm Diamond League meet here yesterday.
MANDEVILLE, Jamaica, CMC – Leniko Boucher stroked a century and opening partner Lee-Germon Gaskin narrowly missed out on another, as Barbados whipped Canada by 151 runs in the sixth round of the Regional Under-19 Championship here yesterday.
Track and Field athletes from the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) are eagerly awaiting to invade the MacKenzie Sports Club (MSC) ground on a mission to capture the spoils of the Boyce/Jefford Classic Championships scheduled for August 15-16.
DHAKA, (Reuters) – Dale Steyn became the second South African bowler to join the 400 club as his team took five wickets in the final session to reduce Bangladesh to 246 for eight on the first day of the second test in Mirpur yesterday.
SEOUL, (Reuters) – A towering figure in Asian football and smooth operator in diplomatic circles, South Korea’s Chung Mong-joon will need to sharpen his political elbows if he is to survive the vicious twists and turns of the upcoming FIFA presidential race.
BIRMINGHAM, (Reuters) – Paceman Steven Finn’s five-wicket haul put England on the brink of a 2-1 Ashes series lead over Australia yesterday with the tourists facing a desperate battle to avoid a humiliating third test defeat.
LONDON, (Reuters) – UK Athletics has found no impropriety on the part of Mo Farah after receiving the initial findings of a review into the double Olympic champion’s relationship with coach Alberto Salazar, it said yesterday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Rio de Janeiro will employ more than twice the number of security personnel for the 2016 Olympics than London used in 2012 but authorities are not planning to occupy the city’s notorious favelas, the games’ organizers said yesterday.