LONDON, (Reuters) – Two tennis umpires were banned last year, one for life, for breaches of the sport’s Code of Conduct for Officials, governing body the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said yesterday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC- Assistant Coach of the West Indies Women’s cricket team, Ezra Mosely, says Grenadian leg spinner Afi Fletcher will have a key role to play for the regional side during separate tournaments in South Africa and India.
NAIROBI, (Reuters) – Kenya threatened today to pull its elite runners and other athletes out of the Rio Olympics unless it got assurances they would not be exposed to the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.
— Keemo Paul hit the winning boundary while skipper Shimron Hetmeyer and opener Tevin Imlach scored half centuries as the West Indies reached the Final Four of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup
FATULLAH, Bangladesh, CMC – Captain Shimron Hetmyer struck a half-century in a timely return to form while opener Tevin Imlach chipped in with another, as West Indies Under-19s reached the final four of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup with a convincing five-wicket over Pakistan Under-19s here yesterday.
Royal Youths downed Sparta Boss when the Corona Beer National Beach Football Championship continued Sunday.
Following the conclusion of the opening fixture at the Kuru-Kururu Beach Facility, the event was brought to an abrupt halt as the lighting facilities failed, forcing the abandonment of the remaining four fixtures.
Cleveland Thomas, Linton Mentis, Natrena Hooper and Avon Samuels were some of the standout performers when the Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) held its second development meet of the season Sunday at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary.
A match-winning performance by Gajanand Singh inspired The Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) to a 10-wicket win over the University of Guyana (UG) last weekend in the first division Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) two-day competition played at the Malteenoes Club.
FATULLAH, Bangladesh, CMC – Captain Shimron Hetmyer’s character has come in for high praise from team management following his half-century in a winning cause against Pakistan Under-19s in yesterday’s quarter-final of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Test captain Jason Holder will sit out Barbados Pride’s sixth round clash in the Regional First Class Championship against Windward Islands Volcanoes at Kensington Oval this weekend.
SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) – Super Bowl MVP Von Miller etched his place in NFLhistory but yesterday was full of praise for Peyton Manning, saying the Denver Broncos’ triumph was about much more than just his dominant defensive effort.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The struggling New York Knicks have fired head coach Derek Fisher less than two years after he was brought in to help turn around the once-proud franchise, the National Basketball Association team said yesterday.
(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Sunday’s National Basketball Association games:
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Clippers 100, Heat 93
The Los Angeles Clippers, the second-best road team in the NBA this season, survived poor shooting early to defeat the Miami Heat 100-93 on Sunday afternoon at AmericanAirlines Arena.
FATULLAH, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies Under-19 team manager, Dwain Gill, said the “Mankad” controversy had done little to dent the confidence or preparation of his side for yesterday’s Under-19 Cricket World Cup quarter-final clash against Pakistan Under-19s.