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Percival calls out women batters

  Coach of the Guyana Women’s team Andre Percival is calling on his batters to step up ahead of tomorrow’s opening round of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional T20 tournament.

Injured Woods to sit out rest of season

(Reuters) – Tiger Woods has shut it down for the rest of the professional golf season, bringing into question his playing future as the best golfer of his generation will be away from the sport for over a year when, and if, he returns.

Russia facing ban from Rio Olympics

-IOC to explore legal options before making decision

BERN, (Reuters) – Russia’s participation in the Rio Olympics remained in jeopardy yesterday after the International Olympic Committee said it would ‘explore legal options’ for banning the country from the Games.

J.R Smith, Cavs far apart in contract talks

- National Basketball Association roundup

(The Sports Xchange) – In the bid to get the band back together to defend their 2016 NBA championship, one contract situation appears to be greater than other negotiating challenges this summer, and it’s not LeBron James’ deal.

Russell all-round efforts carry Tallawahs top

Jamaica Tallawahs fans celebrate as their side romps to victory against Trinbago Knight Riders on Monday night at Sabina Park. (Photo courtesy CPL)

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Andre Russell dispelled any doubts about his fitness with a brilliant all-round performance that fired Jamaica Tallawahs to a 19-run victory over Trinbago Knight Riders, and put them top of the Caribbean Premier League standings for the first time this season.