BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazil’s intelligence agency said yesterday it was investigating all threats to next month’s Rio Olympics after a presumed Brazilian Islamist group pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS) less than three weeks before the Games.
(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.
BYDGOSZCZ, Poland, CMC – Jamaica’s Tiffany James posted the fastest qualifying time to advance as one of four Caribbean competitors to the semi-final of the women’s 400 metres at the IAAF Under-20 Championships here yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – England have recalled bowler James Anderson, all-rounder Ben Stokes and leg-spinner Adil Rashid to a 14-man squad for the second test against Pakistan at Old Trafford starting Friday.
-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.
BERN, (Reuters) – Nairo Quintana is expected to be at his best for the final week of the Tour de France, which feature four stages in the Alps, but Chris Froome says he has never been better going into a grand tour decider.
(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.
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.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- Debutant Rovman Powell says the current HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is providing him with enough opportunities to improve his game after his batting performance which helped lift Jamaica Tallawahs to the top of the standings.