PERTH, (Reuters) - Australia’s Steve Smith scored a brilliant century to help wrest control of the third Ashes test back from a revitalised England on a sweltering opening day at the WACA on Thursday .
Guinness Greatest of the street football…High drama, chaos as Albouystown-B ousts Sparta Boss in sudden death
Albouystown-B stumbled into the quarterfinal round of the Guinness street football tourney by defeating Sparta Boss 5-4 on sudden death kicks in a chaotic game on Thursday .
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - Brendon McCullum basked in a glow of satisfaction yesterday after his side claimed their first test win under his captaincy and soothed the jangled nerves of New Zealand cricket fans who were beginning to ask: ‘When is it going to come?’Victory by an innings and 73 runs over West Indies at the Basin Reserve inside three days answered that question .
By Jeff Trotman Hill Top secured the first prize of $33, 000 which was pooled by the three male teams participating in a softball cricket extravaganza at Maple Town, Aroaima on December 8th while Ituni Village Warriors captured bragging rights among the four featured female teams .
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, CMC- West Indies captain Darren Sammy has lamented the failure of his seamers to exploit favourable bowling conditions against New Zealand in the first and second test matches of their current three match series .
By Jeff Trotman Contending that the K&$ organization has lost its premier role in football because it was caught in the middle of two corporate giants, one of its principals Kashif Mohammed has said that it will soldier on in the area of school soccer and he also gave a detailed explanation of its decision to move its highly anticipated finals from Linden to the Providence Stadium .
The third double header of the Chico/Kashif & Shanghai Elite Next Generation Football Tournament which was scheduled to kick off yesterday at the Den Amstel ground was postponed due to inclement weather .
(Reuters) - Mexico’s Oribe Peralta and Alex Morgan of the United States were named winners of the inaugural CONCACAF Male and Female Player of the Year awards on Friday .
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursday’s National Basketball Association games .
BERLIN, (Reuters) - Germany have kept things in the family and will set up their Brazil 2014 World Cup base at a German-built resort under construction in Porto Seguro, north of Rio de Janeiro, the country’s football association said yesterday .
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - Seamer Trent Boult delivered career-best figures of 10-80 as New Zealand thrashed West Indies by an innings and 73 runs inside three days to complete their first test victory in more than a year last night .
(Cric Info) Michael Clarke perished in the minutes before lunch as an over-eager Australia offered England an avenue into the hosts’ middle order on day one of the third Ashes Test in Perth .
Queen Street Tiger Bay sealed their quarterfinal berth, edging Castello Housing Scheme 2-1 on penalty kicks after normal time ended 1-1 when the Guinness Greatest of the Streets Georgetown Zone continued last night .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - To many National Basketball Association (NBA) observers, the Eastern Conference race looms as a battle between the league’s two-time defending champion Miami Heat (16-6) and emerging Indiana Pacers (19-3) .
LONDON, (Reuters) - PSV Eindhoven were dumped out of the Europa League after losing 1-0 at home to Ukrainian side Chernomorets Odessa, who pipped them to the runners-up spot in Group B yesterday .
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday’s National Basketball Association games .
Goals galore at UDFA GT Beer opening …Blue Berry Hill swamps South Amelia’s, Eagles trounce Coomacka
By Jeff TrotmanFifteen goals in two matches spiced the opening of the inaugural Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) GT Beer Cup opening on Wednesday at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan opted for youth over experience when the 15-man squad for the five-match one-day series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates was announced yesterday .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - A pair of autographed shoes worn by basketball star Michael Jordan in the famous 1997 “flu game” during the NBA finals sold at auction on Thursday for a record-breaking $104,765 .
The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) President’s XI yesterday wrapped up their campaign against Essequibo defeating them by an innings and 52-runs, while all-round performances from Berbice sealed a 10-wicket win over Demerara on the third day of the GCB Senior Inter-County second round four-day tournament played at the Bourda Cricket ground .
Torginol Paints Inc’s 20 plus years of sponsorship of the Kennard’s Memorial Turf Club (KMTC) Boxing Day meet continued yesterday .
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, CMC- Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard have not been included in a West Indies squad announced yesterday to play New Zealand in a One Day International (ODI) series later this month .
Netrockers sealed their quarterfinal berth, defeating Flamingo by a 3-0 margin when the Georgetown Football Association (GFA)/Banks Beer Cup continued on Wednesday at the Tucville Community ground .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- Former West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor is seeking a return to the international stage following his inclusion in a 44-member Jamaica squad to start preparation for the upcoming regional Four-day and Super 50 tournaments .
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, , CMC- Former Caribbean Junior table tennis champion Gordon Delph was laid to rest following a funeral service at the St .
Northern Rangers beat Black Pearl 4-1 on penalty kicks to book their quarterfinal passage after normal time ended 2-2 when the Georgetown Football Association/Banks Cup continued yesterday at the Tucville Community ground .
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson captured two wickets and took the catch to dismiss Shivnarine Chanderpaul to leave West Indies lurched on 158 for four at the close of a rain-affected second day of the second test today .
North Georgetown Secondary outgunned Patentia Secondary on penalties while Charlestown Secondary brushed aside Lodge Secondary 2-nil last night at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground to clinch quarterfinal berths in the Chico/Kashif & Shanghai Elite Next Generation Football Tournament .
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) - When Brazil first won the right to host the 2014 soccer World Cup, officials knew they would need a modern stadium with more than 65,000 seats in the country’s biggest city .
(Reuters) - South African Quinton de Kock became the fifth player in one-day international history to score centuries in three consecutive matches, but rain had the final say as the third one-dayer against India was abandoned in Pretoria yesterday .
ROME, (Reuters) - AC Milan scraped through to the last 16 of the Champions League thanks to their goalless draw with Ajax, but it was a bad day for Italian football with both Juventus and Napoli eliminated .
All-rounder Royston Crandon’s 95 backed up by leg-spinner Amir Khan’s six wickets left defending champions Demerara on the ropes in their second round Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Inter-County four-day tournament match played yesterday at the Enmore Community Centre ground .
Half-centuries from President’s XI wicket-keeper Jason Sinclair and all-rounder Shaquille Williams put their team in pole position for a crushing win against Essequibo in the senior inter-county tourney yesterday .
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MANAUS, Brazil, (Reuters) - The mayor of the World Cup host city described as a “crime-ridden hell-hole” by a British newspaper said its correspondent was badly misinformed and invited critics to come see it for themselves .
LONDON, (Reuters) - David Moyes can take solace in avoiding another home defeat and a 51-year low but his Manchester United side will have to raise their game considerably if they are to go much further in the Champions League .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Already 2-0 up in the series and with Mitchell Johnson running riot, Australia could hardly be charged with more confidence as they look to rout a dispirited England in the third Ashes test and recapture the coveted urn .