LONDON, (Reuters) – Paula Radcliffe, world marathon record holder and one of Britain’s most popular athletes, has been cleared by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) of any allegation of doping.
ADELAIDE, Australia, CMC – Australia may have to do without a key member of their seam attack for their three-Test series against West Indies starting next month after left-arm seamer Mitchell Starc limped out of the historic first day/night Test against New Zealand with a stress fracture of his right foot.
The Government of Guyana has thrown its support behind the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and its Stag Beer Elite League by stating its intention to sponsor the league’s first place prize of four million dollars.
DUBAI, (Reuters) – England survived a late blitz from Shahid Afridi to secure a three-run victory in the second Twenty20 international against Pakistan in Dubai yesterday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
ADELAIDE, (Reuters) – New Zealand’s pacemen struck back with two late wickets under the floodlights at Adelaide Oval but Australia’s bowlers shined in the sun as the inaugural day-night test opened on Friday.
… as Diamond Mineral Water Hockey Festival commences
Defending men’s champs Pepsi Hikers, Georgetown Cricket Club and Old Fort Shooting Stars were amongst the winners when the 11th Diamond Mineral Water Hockey Festival commenced on Thursday at the National Gymnasium.
NAGPUR, India, (Reuters) – Ravichandran Ashwin led South Africa’s rout on a spinners’ paradise as India romped to a 124-run victory with more than two days to spare in the third test to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match series yesterday.
NAGPUR, India, (Reuters) – Captain Virat Kohli said there were no demons in the pitch after his India team beat South Africa inside three days for the second time in the series to take a winning 2-0 lead in the four-match contest yesterday.
Slingerz clinched their berth in the League Genesis finale of the GFF Stag Beer Elite League, downing Fruta Conquerors 2-0 in a hard-fought semi-final contest at the Camp Ayanganna ground on Wednesday.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Barbados Pride manager, Wendell Coppin, has been slapped with a hefty fine by the West Indies Cricket Board for criticizing match officials, following the third round of the Regional First Class Championship which concluded Monday.
Alpha United set up an intriguing showdown with fierce rival Slingerz FC in the League Genesis finale, downing Pele 3-1 in their semi-final showdown when the knockout round in the GFF Stag Beer Elite League continued on Wednesday.
Over the last few years I have become more and more depressed as West Indies cricket administration has steadily fallen into greater disarray and disrepute and the West Indies team has sunk lower and lower in international standings.